The River

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At The River, our “Streams” are small groups designed to build relationships within the local body of believers. We understand that attending service for only two hours a week is not what God intended for His Church. We need each other, and it is important that we love, share, grow and learn from one another.
 
Streams are happening right now! It’s not too late to join. Click the button below to view all of our Streams and get signed up.

Host A Stream

Interested in leading or hosting a Stream? We’d love to talk more with you. We believe that God equips those that he calls, so if you’ve felt God leading you this direction, don’t be afraid to reach out and take that first step.

 

Hosting a Stream Group is simple. Choose a topic or activity that interests you, and select a time and location to meet with others to share it either weekly or every other week. Most importantly, pray with and for your group.

 

We will give you the tools to make your Stream successful through leader training, mentoring, and promotion of your Stream. There are three basic types of groups: Activity-based, Service-based, and Study-based.

 

Here are some ideas:

Activity

  • Sports
  • Outdoors
  • Health/Fitness
  • Crafts
  • Cooking/Baking
  • Video/Board Games
  • Supper Club

Service

  • Recovery/Restoration
  • School Outreach
  • Saturday Outreach
  • Correctional (Prison) Ministry
  • Adopt-a-Highway
  • Good Sam's or Genesis House
  • Crisis Pregnancy Center

Study

  • Sermon-Based
  • Bible Study
  • Devotional Book Stufy
  • Financial Peace University
  • Marriage
  • Leadership/Entrepreneurial
  • Prayer
  • Mom & Me (Study & Play)
  • Men's/Women's Group
  • Young Adults
  • Senior Adults

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Church Center app.

Through the Church Center App, you can check-in your kids, sign-up for classes and events, give and join a Stream!

Teams

Serving is an important part of our walk with Christ. Jesus was the perfect model of a servant. At The River, we have lots of teams you can serve with. Explore our teams and find where you may fit!

Outreach

Team LeadJosh & Sarah Mize

The outreach team covers a lot of different areas! Outreach covers anything that is about bringing people into the church or making an impact on our community. Here are some of the places you could serve:

  • Community Support Projects
  • Special River Events
  • Marketing

First Impressions

Team LeadRupert Cooper

You only get one chance at a first impression. The impact we have on people from the moment they walk in our doors is so important to us! Here are some areas where you can help make a great first impression:
  • Traffic Control/Parking
  • Greeters
  • Guest Guides
  • Riverside Cafe (currently closed)
  • Service Set-up
  • Security Team
  • Facilities & Grounds

Technical Arts

Team LeadJerome Thinner

The tech arts are what make Sunday morning happen! This includes:
  • Lights
  • Computers
  • Video Production
  • Sound
  • Graphics

Worship & Prayer

Team LeadJJ Stokes

Worship & Prayer are all about getting into the presence of the Father. We have opportunities in:
  • Vocalist & Instruments
  • Intercessory Prayer
  • Ambassador Prayer  (Missions)

Children & Youth

Team LeadsBrian & Claudia West, Kelly Tillott

This team serves in The River Kids & Pursuit Youth Ministry. It includes:
  • Pursuit (6th-12th Grade)
  • The River Kids (6 wks-5th Grade, Sundays)
  • Ark Kids Club (4yrs-5th grade, Wednesdays)

Follow-up & Care

Team LeadPatricia Gordon

Follow-up & care makes sure that each member or visitor of The River is taken care of. We cover:
  • 1st Time Guest Follow-up
  • Pastor’s Breakfast
  • Hospitality/Meals
  • Ride Share
  • Pastoral Care Follow-up
  • Hospital/Jail/Home Bound Visitation