Community Night Dinner
Nov 20 @ 5:45 PM – 6:20 PM

Skip cooking or ordering takeout for an evening and enjoy a homemade entree, a salad bar, sides, beverages, and dessert with us! Some vegetarian and gluten-free options available. Suggested donation: $5 for adults; $4 for kids 5-12; kids under 5 eat FREE

Stay after for an activity or class!

Community Night Classes and Activities
Nov 20 @ 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM

Wednesday Night Classes and Activities for kids, youth, and adults:

Each Wednesday, from 6:30 to 7:45 PM, we offer the following:


Nursery ages 0-3
Kingdom Kids (ages 4, 5, and K) — Room 5
GEMS (girls, grades 1-6) — Room 1
Cadets (boys, grades 1-6) — Cadet Hall
Ignite (students, grades 6-12) — Youth Room


Adult Choir Rehearsal — Sanctuary
English as a Second Language, led by Carla Bieber — West Quad
Friendship Ministries — Fellowship Hall
Quality Living –Rooms 6 & 7
Community Night Discussion – The Gospel and Race: The Heresy of Kinism — East Quad

Council Meeting
Nov 21 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Members of council meet in the Quad from 6:00-8:00 PM

Friends & Flicks
Nov 21 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

A group of ladies meets together in the Fellowship Hall for pizza, popcorn and a movie. Bring your own drink, please. Questions? contact Judy Hamilton.

November movie: Chariots of Fire

The ARK Chinese Christian Fellowship
Nov 23 @ 9:45 AM – 2:00 PM
9:00 AM Sunday Service
Nov 24 @ 9:00 AM

worship 9Join us for worship at 9:00 AM Sunday mornings.

Our 9:00 AM service features an organ, piano, classic Christian hymns, occasional musical ensembles, songs from the broad tradition of the church, and practical and challenging messages based on the Bible.

The Greenhouse walk-out program for kids, ages 4-11, meets each  Sunday, about midway through each service.

Nursery care is provided for our youngest ones.



Congregational Meeting (Budget)
Nov 24 @ 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM

All members and regular attenders, please join us in the Gym for a congregational meeting. Council will present the proposed budget for next year, we’ll learn more about the staff, and more.

International Bible Study & College Class
Nov 24 @ 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM

Meets in the Council Room off of the Sanctuary.

Sunday Morning Adult Forum
Nov 24 @ 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM

Sunday Morning Adult Forum Series Theme: “The Faith through Generations”

Join us for the Adult Forum in the Gym from 10:10 – 11:00 AM on Sunday mornings. Three of the four Sundays of October will have the theme of “The Faith through Generations.”

October 6: Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration of River Terrace’s Move to East Lansing. We will celebrate in the gym, hearing stories of the first days in the present location, up until today, and recommit ourselves to the mission to which Christ has called us.

October 13: Anthony and Sara Sytsma, missionaries with World Renew, will share about their ministry in Uganda. Come and hear about their ministry of the past three years, and what is ahead when they return overseas.

October 20: The Storm Tossed Family – Elder Sandee DeVries, Youth & Family Ministries Director Brendan Stevens, and Pastor Ken will engage in a conversation on Russell Moore’s highly acclaimed book The Storm Tossed Family.

October 27: “Christian Faith through Generations (in a Post-Christian Society)” – Dan Denk has served in campus ministry with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship here in the Midwest, and has worked with student movements in Eastern Europe. He will reflect on the gospel with marriage, kids, and grandkids, and the challenges of handing on the faith to the next generations.

Sunday Sermon Discussion
Nov 24 @ 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM

Join with others during the education hour to discuss the passage of that morning’s sermon.