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2017_July Happenings @ Riverside

2017_July Happenings @ Riverside


Summer Sermon Series

Our Summer Sermon Series is Ancient Stories/Timeless Truths: 10 Narratives that Will Change Your Life.

  • July 2nd: Noah's Ark
  • July 9th: Abraham and a Test of Faith (Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Gary Johnson, Director of Missions of the Miami Baptist Association)
  • July 16th: David and Goliath (Speaker: Dion Todman, Interim Youth Director)
  • July 23rd: Moses and the Burning Bush
  • July 30th: Joshua and the Battle of Jericho

Fourth of July

The church and CDC Summer Camp will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th. Have a happy and safe Fourth of July!

Family Fun Day

Please join us on Saturday, July 15th at 10:30 AM for our Family Fun Day. We'll have food, fun, and games (some water games). A lite lunch will be served. So we can adequately prepare, RSVP to Lieska De Jesus (lieska@riversideonline.org).

Fifth Sunday Fellowship

Join us for our Fifth Sunday Fellowship, Sunday, July 30th. At 9:30 AM our Connect Groups will meet, no worship service. At 11:00 AM we'll have a combined Worship Service, no Connect Groups or childcare. Following the service, there will be a Potluck Fellowship. Bring a dish to share as we fellowship today.

Worship and Connect Group Information:

Join us for worship:

  • Traditional Worship, 9:30 AM, Worship Center
  • Contemporary Worship Service, 11:00 AM, Worship Center
  • Spanish/Portuguese Worship Service, 11:00 AM, Fellowship Hall
  • Portuguese Worship Service, 6:00 PM, Room 215 (Meets the last Sunday of each month)

Connect Groups for all ages at 9:30 and 11:00 AM

Lord's Supper: Sunday, July 2nd. The Lord's Supper is celebrated the first Sunday of every month. All who believe in Jesus are invited to join us at His table.

Baptisms: Sunday, July 30th.  If interested in being baptized July 30th you will need to meet with Pastor Otto following our worship services on Sunday, July 23rd. (The 3rd Sunday of each month is when we generally celebrate Baptisms.)

Weekly Events @ Riverside

Men of Impact Men's Ministry

meets Mondays @ 7:00 PM at the Warehouse (our free standing building). It is a time of prayer, Bible Study, fellowship, support, and encouragement. This ministry is for men 18 and older and meets on a weekly basis.

Heart and Hands Ministry

meets every Tuesday @ 10:00 AM in Room 204.

Detention Center Ministry

meets every Tuesday @ 7:00 PM at the Detention Center

Traditional Choir Rehearsals

meets every Wednesday from 7:45-9:00 PM in the Music Suite.

Church Prayer Meeting

meets every Wednesday @ 7:00 PM in the Worship Center. The Worship Center will be open from 6:30-7:00 PM for anyone who would like to come and prayer before the prayer meeting.

Riverside Young Adults

(High school graduates and those just beginning their career up to age 29) meets every Thursday @ 7:00 PM in the Warehouse (10250 SW 107 AVE).

Women’s Outreach Bible Study

meets every Friday @ 10:00 AM off campus  

Riverside Park-Children in Action

(Children ages 3-5th grade) meets every Friday @ 7:00 PM in Room 215 (The Dock).

Riverside Students

(6th-12th Graders) meets every Friday @ 7:00 PM in the Warehouse (10250 SW 107 AVE).

Adult Fellowship

meets every Friday @ 7:00 PM. Join us for a time of fellowship as your child attends Children in Action and/or Youth Group.

Spanish/Portuguese Prayer Meeting

meets every Saturday @ 7:00 AM in the Fellowship Hall

Monthly Events @ Riverside

Potluck Dinner, Wednesday, July 5th, 6:00-6:45 PM, Fellowship Hall. (The first Wednesday of each month we start our prayer time with a potluck dinner. Grab some food to share and join us as we fellowship before our prayer time.)

International Seafarers Ministry Outreach, Saturday, July 8th, 9:00 AM @ the Port of Miami (We hold this outreach event the second Saturday of every month.)

Rebound Outreach Ministry meets the second and fourth Monday of each month @ 7:00 PM in Room 201. This month we will meet on July 10th and 24th

Important Dates to Remember!

  • Sunday, July 2nd, students leave for Youth Camp
  • Tuesday, July 4th, church closed
  • Thursday, July 6th: Missions Committee Meeting, 7:00 PM, Volunteer Room
  • Saturday, July 15th: Family Fun Day, 10:30 AM, Courtyard
  • Saturday, July 15th: Spanish/Portuguese Volunteer Meeting, 7:00 PM, Fellowship Hall
  • Tuesday, July 18th: CDC Committee Meeting, 7:00 PM, Room 204
  • Tuesday, July 18th: Personnel Committee Meeting, 7:00 PM, Volunteer Room
  • Sunday, July 23rd: Kids at Heart Luncheon Meeting, 12;45 PM, Room 217
  • Monday, July 24th: Board of Trustees Meeting, 7:00 PM, Volunteer Room
  • Tuesday, July 25th: Stewardship Committee Meeting, 7:00 PM, Volunteer Room
  • Sunday, July 30th: Fifth Sunday Potluck Fellowship, 12:45 PM, Fellowship Hall
  • Monday, July 31st: Deacons' Quarterly Meeting, 7:30 PM, Fellowship Hall
  • Wednesday, August 2nd: Church Business Meeting, 7:45 PM, Worship Center