Two Options for In-Person Worship

10:00 AM Inside 

singing from platform only
registration required, please register below

11:20 AM – Noon Outdoors

singing, short message, & prayer
meet on the south side of the building
 bring  your chairs or stand

Enjoy hot cocoa

In the event of inclement weather, the outdoor service will be cancelled
by 9:00 AM and posted here on the website.

Sunday, May 9, 2021

Message by Pastor Brent Wassink

Online: livestream at 10:00 AM or watch later on YouTube

In Person Service Information

See the steps we’re taking to help keep everyone healthy and safe with our Guidelines for Worship (updated December 21, 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)

Worship Service Options Video Recap

March 28 through May 23:

  • Online livestream at 10:00 AM
  • 10:00 AM in the Sanctuary, singing from platform only
  •  11:15 AM outdoors, family friendly with singing

Memorial Day through Labor Day:
Online livestream at 9:00 AM

  • 9:00 AM in the Sanctuary with congregational singing
  • 10:30 AM outdoors, full service with singing
  • 10:00-10:30 AM coffee time outdoors

Starting April 11 Nursery will be available for children ages 0-4


Adult Forum

Sundays at 9:15 AM on YouTube

Join Pastor Ken for the new Adult Forum series that explores the life and ministry of the apostle Peter. From his birth in Galilee to his death in Rome, Peter’s life shows us a bold but imperfect disciple whose example can encourage us in our following Christ. These sessions will provide a deeper background for current sermon series on 1 Peter.  

Sundays at 11:15 AM

in the Gym & recorded for online viewing

Children's Ministry

Click here to go to our Children’s Ministry page for Sunday School Lessons,

Little Lambs and Greenhouse worship videos, Story Time and more.

Tuesday May 11

from 7:00-8:30 PM on Zoom

New Spring Group Starting! Are you interested in learning more about how you can be a witness for Christ in your neighborhood? You can engage and learn how to listen, discern, trust, and respond faithfully to where God is at work next door and down the street!
Hear these three testimonies of River Terrace Church members (Lynette, Char, and Jenny) who participated this past fall:
Contact Pastor Ken with any questions. 

Pastor's Bible Study

Wednesdays at 10:00 AM on Zoom  

Join Pastor Ken for a new series on Jesus' Last Week in Jerusalem, examining the events of the days from Palm Sunday through Easter. 

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.

Wednesday Prayer Time

7:00-7:30 PM on Zoom 

We will pray for our church and world and any concerns you bring. 

Here is the Zoom link:

Listen to previous sermons on our Podcast (click graphic below)

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

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