Calendar

Oct
16
Wed
Prayer Gathering
Oct 16 @ 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Gather with others to pray in community for the needs of our congregation, denomination, nation, and world. Meets in the Council Room off of the Sanctuary.

Community Night Dinner
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 16 @ 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:

FOR KIDS/YOUTH:

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

FOR ADULTS:

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

Oct
19
Sat
The ARK Chinese Christian Fellowship
Oct 19 @ 9:45 AM – 2:00 PM
Oct
20
Sun
9:00 AM Sunday Service
Oct 20 @ 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.

 

 

International Bible Study & College Class
Oct 20 @ 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM

Meets in the Council Room off of the Sanctuary.

Sunday Morning Adult Forum
Oct 20 @ 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
Oct 20 @ 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM

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

11:15 AM Sunday Service
Oct 20 @ 11:15 AM

worship 11 Join us for worship at 11:15 AM on Sunday mornings.

Our 11:15 service features piano, contemporary worship music, classic Christian hymns, 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.

 

 

Oct
21
Mon
GriefShare Fall/Winter 2019 Session
Oct 21 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

River Terrace offers a weekly grief support group for those who have recently lost a loved one. GriefShare is a nationally known 14-week session with standalone DVD lessons, a workbook, and small group discussion. You may join the discussion at any point in the semester.  Read more and register at riverterrace.org/griefshare.

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