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2018_February Happenings @ Riverside

2018_February Happenings @ Riverside

Fruit of the Spirit Sermon Series

Pastor Otto continues his Fruit of the Spirit sermon series entitled "Spiritual Growth: Making it Happen in the New Year." The series continues as follows:

  • February 4th: Growing in Patience
  • February 11th: Growing in Kindness
  • February 18th: Growing in Goodness
  • February 25th: Growing in Faithfulness
  • March 4th: Growing in Gentleness
  • March 11th: Growing in Self-Control

Married and Engaged Couples Fellowship

The Married and Engaged Couples Ministry invites all Married and Engaged Couples to their Valentine's Date Night,  Saturday, February 10th, at 7:00 p.m. in Riverside's Fellowship Hall. The event will be a catered dinner, which includes dinner, beverage, and dessert. Cost: $20.00 per couple. Please see a Couples Ministry Team Member in the Foyer to purchase your ticket. Tuesday, February 6th we must have all RSVPs. Invite another couple to join you! If you need childcare, please contact Lieska Dejesus @ lieska@riversideonline.org with the name(s) and age(s) of the children attending by Tuesday, February 6th.

Parent's Night Out

Parents this night is for you! Riverside’s Children’s Ministry is offering childcare for your children from babies – 5th grade on Friday, February 16th, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in Room 215. Cost is $10.00 per family. Children will be fed, and entertained with games, crafts and a movie. If you would like to take advantage of this opportunity to have a few hours for yourself, please RSVP to Lieska Dejesus, at (305) 595-0542 or lieska@riversideonline.org, with the name(s) and age(s) of the children attending by Wednesday, February 14th. Feel free to contact her should you have any questions.

Join us.

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

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

Lord's Supper: Sunday, February 4th. We celebrate the Lord's Supper the first Sunday of every month. All who believe in Jesus are invited to join us at His table.

Baptisms: Sunday, February 18th.  If interested in being baptized February 18th you will need to meet with Pastor Otto following one of our worship services on Sunday, February 11th. (Baptisms are held the 3rd Sunday of each month.)

Weekly Events @ Riverside

No Strings Attached Puppet Ministry

meets every Sunday @ 12:45 PM in Room 215. This all-volunteer ministry is for people ages 10 and older. No experience necessary!

Moms in Prayer

meets Mondays (during the school year) @ 9:00 AM in the Brides/Prayer Room. Moms in Prayer will not meet on Monday, February 19th.

Adult Exercise and Fellowship Class

meets Monday, Wednesday & Friday @ 10:00 AM in Room 215.

Men of Impact Men's Ministry Bible Study and Fellowship

meets every Monday @ 7:00 PM at the Warehouse. All men, 18 and older, are invited to join us for a time of fellowship, Bible study, prayer, and support.

Heart and Hands Ministry

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

Detention Center Ministry

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

Choir Rehearsals

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

Church Prayer Meeting

meets every Wednesday @ 7:00 PM in the Worship Center. The Worship Center is open from 6:30-7:00 PM for those who would like to have a personal time of "Quiet Prayer."

Riverside Young Adults

(High school graduates and those just beginning their career up to age 29) meets every Thursday @ 7:30 PM in the Warehouse (10250 SW 107 AVE).

Women’s Outreach Bible Study

meets every Friday @ 9:30 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).

Spanish/Portuguese Prayer Meeting

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

Monthly Events @ Riverside

Church Prayer Ministry Potluck Dinner, Wednesday, February 7th, 6:00-6:45 PM, Fellowship Hall. (This ministry invites all who would like to join them each week for prayer. 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, February 10th, 9:00 AM @ the Port of Miami (This outreach event is held the second Saturday of every month.)

Married Couples Ministry Fellowship, Saturday, February 10th,  7:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall  (This fellowship, for all Married and Engaged Couples, is usually held the second Saturday of every month. However, due to the holidays we will not be meeting in February.)

Rebound Outreach Ministry meets the second and fourth Monday of each month @ 6:00 PM in Room 201. This month we will meet on February 12th and 26th.

Stephen Ministry Supervision Meeting, Tuesday, February 20th  in the Room 204. (This meeting for our Stephen Ministry Leaders is held the third Tuesday of each month.)

Important Dates to Remember!

  • February 1st: CDC's 100th Day of School
  • February 3rd: Easter Cantata Choir Rehearsal, 10:00 AM-Noon
  • February 4th: Children's Ministry Luncheon Meeting, 12:30 PM, Room 215
  • February 10th: Riverside Student's Sponsored Flea Market, 7:00 AM-2:00 PM, Parking Lot
  • February 14th: Valentine's Day; CDC valentine parties
  • February 16th: Parent's Night Out, 7:00-9:00 PM
  • February 19th: President's Day, no public schools or CDC; church open
  • February 24th: Children's Ministry and CDC Training, 8:00 AM-Noon
  • February 25th: Discover Riverside Class, 1:0-2:00 PM, Volunteer Room
  • February 26th-March 2nd: CDC's Dr. Seuss Spirit Week