Riverside News


2019_August Happenings @ Riverside

2019_August Happenings @ Riverside Florida and Beyond Summer Mission Offering During the month of August, we will be collecting our Florida and Beyond Summer Missions Offering.  This offering reaches out to Florida’s orphaned and disadvantaged children, our state mission efforts, and feeding the hungry of the world. It supports the Florida Baptist Children's Homes, Maguire State Mission Offering, and Florida Baptist Global Hunger Relief. Please be in prayer as what... Read More

2019_July Happenings @ Riverside

2019_July Happenings @ Riverside Children's Ministry Special Summer Activities (S.S.A.) Children in Action will not be meeting during the summer. Instead, we will be scheduling special SSA events. These events are open to all children up to completed 5th grade and their families. Please join us for: July 12th: Bowling Night, 4:30 PM @ Splitsville (The Shops @ Sunset, 5701 Sunset DR, Suite 202, South Miami, FL 33143) July 20th Family Fun and Water Day, 10:00... Read More

2019_June Happenings @ Riverside

2019_June Happenings @ Riverside   Vacation Bible School (VBS)  VBS is June 10th-14th, 9:00 AM-Noon, and is for children ages 4 (on or by September  1st, 2019) through completed 6th grade. Our theme this year is “In the Wild!” We invite your kids to gas up the all-terrain vehicle and head out on a wilderness adventure like no other. Get up close and personal with elephants and egrets, polar bears and penguins, cockatoos and crocodiles, and so much... Read More

2019_May Happenings @ Riverside

2019_may Happenings @ Riverside   Who Am I? My Identity in Christ Pastor Otto's new sermon series began on Sunday, May 28th. His series is as follows: I Am in Christ I Am Justified I Am a New Creation I Am an Adoptive Son of God I Have Been Bought with a Price I Am a Saint I Am a Member of the Body of Christ I Am Secure National Day of Prayer The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first... Read More

2019_April Happenings @ Riverside

2019_april Happenings @ Riverside Resurrection Power All Married and Engaged Couples are invited to join us on Saturday, April 6 th for Resurrection Power , 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Enjoy a time of fellowship and delicious food with other like-minded couples! Food: Potluck. To register, please contact Bert & Lourdes Ponce at hponce@bellsouth.net or sign up in the Foyer. To reserve childcare (for children up to 5 th grade), please send an e-mail to Lieska Dejesus... Read More

2019_February Happenings @ Riverside

2019_February Happenings @ Riverside Family Movie Night The Children’s Ministry invites all children and their families and friends for our Family Outdoor Movie Night, Friday, February 1 st , 7:00 p.m. in the Courtyard. We will be showing the movie “Letters to God.” FREE! The movie night will be in place of our Children in Action and Riverside Students on Friday, February 1 st . “Letters to God:” A young boy fighting cancer writes letters to God,... Read More

2019_January Happenings @ Riverside

2019_January Happenings @ Riverside Upcoming Sermon Series Pastor Otto will begin a new series entitled " God Friended Me: The Story of Abraham" commencing Sunday, January 6th . The sermon titles are: God's Friend Request (Genesis 12:1-9) Friendship Tested (Genesis 12:10-13:18) Blessed by a Friend (Genesis 14:1-24) Making a Covenant with a Friend (Genesis 15:1-21) A Friend Who Doesn't Need Your Help (Genesis 16:1-16) Friendship Confirmed... Read More

2018_December Happenings @ Riverside

2018_December Happenings @ Riverside Advent The word Advent means "coming" or "arrival." The focus of the entire season is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ and the anticipation of his return. It is celebrating a truth about God, the revelation of God in Christ whereby all of creation might be reconciled to God. Advent begins four Sundays before Christmas. Each Sunday, as you can also do at home, we light an Advent Candle: Sunday, December 2nd... Read More

2018_November Happenings @ Riverside

2018_November Happenings @ Riverside Bold Prayers of the Bible Sermon Series Pastor Otto continues his sermon series “ Bold Prayers of the Bible. ” The remaining series are as follows: November 4th: “The Prayer of Nehemiah: Grant Me Mercy” (Nehemiah 1:4-11) November 11th: “The Prayer of the Early Church: Make Us Courageous” (Acts 4:23-31) November 18th: “The Prayer of Paul: Give Us Wisdom and Insight” (Ephesians 1:15-23) ... Read More

2018_October Happenings @ Riverside

2018_October Happenings @ Riverside October Sermon Series Pastor Otto’s new sermon series is “ Bold Prayers of the Bible. ” The series is as follows: October   7th:    “The Prayer of Moses: Show Me Your Glory” (Exodus 33:12-23) October 14th:   “The Prayer of Solomon: Hear from Heaven” (2 Chronicles 6:12-42) October 21st:    “The Prayer of Elijah: Answer by Fire and... Read More

2018_September Happenings @ Riverside

2018_September Happenings @ Riverside New Sermon Series Pastor Otto will begin a new sermon series entitled "Something Worth Fighting For: A Study of the Book of Haggai," starting Sunday, September 2nd through Sunday, September 23rd. September 2nd: "First Things First" (Haggai 1:1-15) September 9th: "Promises for the Discouraged" (Haggai 2:1-9) September 16th: "Commitment to Purity" (Haggai 2:10-19) September 23rd: "Look... Read More