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2017_September Happenings @ Riverside

2017_September Happenings @ Riverside

Labor Day

Monday, September 4th, due to Labor Day, the Church, CDC, and public schools are closed.

Couples Ministry Italian Dinner Potluck

All married and engaged couples are invited to our Italian Night Potluck Dinner, Saturday, September 9th, 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Bring your favorite Italian dish! Sign up in the Foyer on Sunday.

CDC Scholastic Book Fair

Our Child Development Center (CDC) invites you to their Book Fair. The fair will be held Monday, September 25th through Friday, September 29th from 7:00-9:00 AM, 12:00-2:00 PM, and 3:00-6:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall. You can use this time to purchase a Christmas gift for your child, niece/nephew, or grandchild.

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

Riverside Baptist Church invites all of our volunteers and their family to our Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on Saturday, September 30th at 6:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Please join the staff of Riverside Baptist Church and Riverside’s Child Development Center (CDC) for a delicious dinner prepared and served especially for you as we show our appreciation for all that you have done to keep our ministries and programs alive and thriving. You are appreciated! So we can adequately prepare kindly RSVP by Monday, September 25th to let us know if you will be attending! Call (305) 595-0542 or email Lieska (lieska@riversideonline.org) or Carol (carol@riversideonline.org) with your name, number of adults and number of children. We hope to see you there!

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, September 3rd. 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, September 17th.  If interested in being baptized September 20th you will need to meet with Pastor Otto following our worship services on Sunday, September 10th. (The 3rd Sunday of each month is when we celebrate Baptisms.)

Weekly Events @ Riverside

Moms in Prayer

meets Mondays (during the school year) @ 9:00 AM in the Brides/Prayer Room. Join us as we "pray up" our children and their schools.

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, September 6th, 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, September 9th, 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 @ 6:00 PM in Room 201. This month we will meet on September 11th and 25th.

Stephen Ministry Supervision Meeting, Tuesday, September 19th,  in the Volunteer Room. (This meeting for our Stephen Ministry Leaders is held the third Tuesday of each month.)

Discover Riverside Class, Sunday, September 24th, 1:00-2:00 PM in the Volunteer Room. (We usually hold this class, which is for full church membership, the last Sunday of the month.)

Important Dates to Remember!

  • Saturday, September 2nd, 1:00-6:00 PM, Riverside Young Adults Back to School Pool Party, Huxford house
  • Monday, September 4th, Labor Day, church closed
  • Thursday, September 8th, CDC Grandparent's Day Breakfast, 10:00 AM, Fellowship Hall
  • Sunday, September 10th, Grandparent's Day
  • Sunday, September 10th, Portuguese Planning Meeting, 6:30 PM, Fellowship Hall
  • Saturday, September 16th, 4:00-6:00 PM, Spanish Congregation Women's Tea, Fellowship Hall
  • Sunday, September 17th, Committees Transition Meeting, 12:30 PM, Fellowship Hall
  • Thursday, September 21st, Teacher Planning Day, no public schools or CDC
  • Monday, September 25th-Friday, September 29th, CDC Scholastic Book Fair, 7:00-9:00 AM; 12:00-2:00 PM; 3:00-6:00 PM
  • Thursday, September 28th, CDC Open House, 6:30 PM
  • Saturday, September 30th, Midnight-8:00 AM, Portuguese Prayer Vigil, Fellowship Hall