View our Thanksgiving worship service here:

Worship service for November 29 – Hope to see you!

“Sent to Deliver an Incredible Message” Luke 1:26-38 (Pastor Ken)

This week’s special offering is for Carla Bieber/InterVarsityclick to give online

10:00 AM in-person

singing from platform only

Online: livestream at 10:00 AM

or watch later on YouTube

Adult Forum: “Mary in the Bible, and in the World”

Sunday on Zoom 9:15-9:50 AM

Click on to join Pastor Ken for the first of an Advent series of discussions on Mary, the mother of Jesus. This first week will look at what the Bible teaches us about Mary.
In Person Service Information

See the steps we’re taking to help keep everyone healthy and safe with our Guidelines for Worship (updated October 1, 2020)

What to expect when you come to worship

Want to know what to do and where to go when you come in to worship on Sunday? Watch this helpful video from RTC staff members Laura VanDerKolk, Shalom Jaconette and Ginny Matheson.

Worship Whys (video from Oct. 16)

Pastor’s Bible Study

Wednesdays at 10:00 AM on Zoom  

This fall we will be studying Romans. Click here for the schedule. 

To join us on Zoom, click here for computers, smartphones, and iPads:
If you are unable to join by computer or smartphone, then join by phone by calling one of these numbers:
  • (253) 215-8782
  • (312) 626-6799
  • (301) 715-8592
When asked, enter the meeting ID: 835 776 136, and then press # to join.


Could you use encouragement and prayer?  Have some to give?  It’s not easy these days, but one option is to team up with two others to form a triad that meets how and as often as works best. 

Curious?  Get some details with this link Want to talk with someone about the possibility?  Contact Ginny Matheson

Prayer Time with RTC Elders

Wednesdays at 7:00 PM 

Our elders welcome you to join them for payer — Wednesdays, on Zoom from 7:00-7:30 PM.

Here is the Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 834 1483 4595
Passcode: 577290

RTC YouTube Channel

Videos of Sunday worship service, Greenhouse, Little Church, Kids Who Care, Adult Forum and other RTC events are available for viewing on RTC's YouTube channel

Children's Ministry - click a graphic to go to our children's page


School Lessons


Little Lambs

ages 2-4


age 5-grade 4

Story Time

all ages

RTC Supporting Parents #11 – Drawing from Experience

Pastor Ken interviews church member Sarah Rottman about her life as a parent and educator in different contexts. Shalom Jaconette highlights the Cadets ministry.



Audio version below, and can be found on our Resources page.

RTC Supporting Parents #11:Drawing from Experience

by Pastor Ken Bieber

Welcome to River Terrace Church!


We exist to glorify God and make disciples by cultivating hearts and minds to flourish in Christ.


1509 River Terrace Drive • East Lansing, MI 48823 • (517) 351-9059 •

Office hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM