Kids Ministry Luncheon
Apr
7
11:30 AM11:30

Kids Ministry Luncheon

The River City Kids Team is having a luncheon and everyone currently serving, and those looking to join this wonderful team, is invited! We are hosting a team luncheon after church on April 7. This will be a great time to enjoy some fellowship and food together. We'll also take some time to go over some important information, let people know of upcoming changes, and dream about the future together.

This gathering is open to anyone on the team, and potential new members, we would love for you to come! We will meet in the open room next to Pastor Dan's office. Check out details for our serving teams on our website: http://therivercitychurch.org/servingrivercity/

If you have any questions feel free to reach out to Pastor Dan (dan@therivercitychurch.org).

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Baptism Sunday
Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

Baptism Sunday

We invite you to prepare for our Savior's Resurrection this Palm Sunday as we look at the events leading up to Jesus' arrest, trial, crucifixion, and resurrection. We will also be celebrating the baptisms of those that are going public with their faith in Jesus!

If you are interested in being baptized, you can learn more HERE.   

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All Church Meeting & Lunch
Apr
14
to Apr 15

All Church Meeting & Lunch

If you consider River City Church your home, we want to invite you for a very special meeting following our Sunday Gathering on April 14. In this meeting, we will present to you our official Constitution that will lead our church into the future within our church governance. You will be able to ask questions and at the close of the meeting we will vote to adopt this as our governing document to protect and guide our church. Lunch and childcare will be provided! 

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Good Friday
Apr
19
6:30 PM18:30

Good Friday

Good Friday service is a time of reflection and worship as we remember the sacrifice Jesus made for us. There will be experiential elements that you won’t forget as you are immersed into the moments of crucifixion of Jesus. The Well Church will also be joning us for this service and will take place at River City Church

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Egg Hop
Apr
20
10:00 AM10:00

Egg Hop

We are excited to host the annual Egg Hop in Batavia on Saturday, April 20 starting at 10AM! We'd love to see you downtown and would also love to have you there volunteering! If you are interested in signing up to volunteer at this event, take a look at the community sign-up sheet online HERE.

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Marriage Night
May
17
6:30 PM18:30

Marriage Night

Marriage Night is a one-night event for married and engaged couples to laugh and learn as they hear from marriage experts and discover how to honor God through their relationship. The speaker lineup includes Francis and Lisa Chan, Les and Leslie Parrott, and comedian Michael Jr. Mark your calendar and plan to attend—it’ll be worth your time.

Tickets are available for $15 per couple and includes dessert and childcare.

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Kids Camp
Jun
17
to Jun 21

Kids Camp

Breakaway Kids Camp, June 17-21
It's that time of year! We're beginning to plan for summer and that includes Breakaway Kids Camp! RCK will be sending kids during Week 2: June 17-21. Camp is a great opportunity for your kids to encounter God in a fresh and new way. It serves as a catalyst to their faith. Check out the video above for a recap of last year's week. 

Camp isn't just for kids! We aim to send a few chaperones with our kids. This is a great way to experience God in a new way and serve in an exciting way. If you're considering sending your child, or participating as a chaperone, please complete this form so that you are included in planning details: Kids Camp Interest Form. (Early Bird registration cost $209)

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RCW at "Grace in Motion"
Mar
16
8:30 AM08:30

RCW at "Grace in Motion"

River City Women are gathering together to attend the Grace in Motion conference at Chapelstreet Church (Geneva). 

Join us as we attend "Grace in Motion: Moving Forward One Day at a Time" with speaker Sheila Walsh. Sheila Walsh is a best-selling author, Bible teacher, television co-host and international speaker. She is the Scottish girl known as “the encourager” to the over 6 million women she’s met and spoken to around the world.  She loves being a Bible teacher, making God’s Word practical, and sharing her own story of how God met her when she was at her lowest point and lifted her up again.

There is no group discount for this event, please purchase your admission and lunch online at https://chapelstreet.church/events/womens-conference/
COST:  $35 Cost includes breakfast. 
On-site lunch options have closed but feel free to bring a bag lunch and join us in the lobby! There are many local places available off-site to grab a lunch as well. 

We'll also have a social hour together off-site after the conference. All are welcome to attend the social hour, even if you are not able to attend the conference. 

Sign-up at the Welcome table or email Heather to be included on updates.

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Mar
11
2:00 PM14:00

Lazarus House Cooking

River City Church is continuing to serve others in need of warm meals. Our caring team makes the meals from scratch here at RCC, then delivers them hot to Lazarus House. Come worship as we cook, interact, and make new friends! The team lead will pick up groceries, but you can also help with donations. Please contact Alicia McGhee at alicia.mcghee@hotmail.com if you would like to help.

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Weekly Prayer Group
Mar
10
6:15 PM18:15

Weekly Prayer Group

Weekly Beginning Sunday, March 10

What if we came together as a body of believers to ask God to move in our lives, our families, our community and our world? Would things change? YES! We believe in the power of prayer. So please join us Sunday evenings as we anticipate great things as we partner with God.

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Next Steps: Belong
Feb
17
11:15 AM11:15

Next Steps: Belong

This class is the basic introduction to our church family and what makes the DNA of River City Church. Since we have people from many different church backgrounds, this class is designed to clearly explain who we are and what we believe. You will also hear more about the vision of our church and how you can be a part of fulfilling this vision. After attending BELONG, you will be given the opportunity to become a member of River City Church.

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Welcome Team Luncheon
Feb
10
12:00 PM12:00

Welcome Team Luncheon

Welcome Team is having a lunch and everyone currently serving, and those looking to join this wonderful team, is invited! We are hosting a team luncheon after church on February 10. This will be a great time to enjoy some fellowship and food together. We'll also take some time to review the roles of the team and brainstorm together any adjustments we'd like to make. 

This gathering is open to anyone on the team, or potential new members. Do you have questions about how to help? This is the opportunity you've been waiting for! We will meet in the open room next to Pastor Dan's office. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to Anne(annepruitt11@gmail.com). A sign-up sheet is available in the lobby to help us plan for the meal. 

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Chili Bowl
Feb
3
12:00 PM12:00

Chili Bowl

Come hungry for our Third Annual RCC Chili Bowl! We are in search of the best chili in the land...or at least the Tri-Cities! Bring any variety of chili: meaty or veggie, hot or mild, gourmet or classic. We want to try your best recipe! Invite friends and family; all are welcome to this inclusive meal!
 
Know some fellow aspiring chili chefs? Feel free to challenge neighbors and family in the spirit of friendly competition! Everyone is welcome to help us taste-test this array of recipes made by individuals, families, and children of the church. At the end of lunch, we’ll crown a new Chili Grand Champion. The winner will not only receive a gift card, but also a very special RCC Chili Bowl Trophy! Sign-up in the lobby and let us know whether you’re bringing chili, your appetite or BOTH! Sign-up is also available for those wishing to provide hot dogs for the kids and desserts to share. 

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Women's Prayer and Worship
Jan
10
6:30 PM18:30

Women's Prayer and Worship

We are setting aside 21 days for prayer and fasting together as a church. If you sense that God has more for your life, this is a great place to start. We will provide a daily prayer and fasting guidebook. This will be available online and in print on Sunday. 

Consider marking your calendar for these special prayer and worship gatherings, at River City Church, during this journey.

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Men's Prayer and Worship
Jan
7
6:30 PM18:30

Men's Prayer and Worship

We are setting aside 21 days for prayer and fasting together as a church. If you sense that God has more for your life, this is a great place to start. We will provide a daily prayer and fasting guidebook. This will be available online and in print on Sunday. 

Consider marking your calendar for these special prayer and worship gatherings, at River City Church, during this journey.

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Christmas Takedown
Jan
3
10:00 AM10:00

Christmas Takedown

At River City Church we really get into the Christmas spirit! After Christmas comes a time for transforming the building for our January series and events. This year we’re inviting you to come help us takedown our Christmas decorations on January 3 at 10:00 AM to 2:00PM.

This time is especially helpful for your stir crazy kids at home. Get them out of the house! Bring your kids along with and we will have a movie and popcorn along with some games. We hope to see you there if you can make it please email Heather.

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No Sunday Gathering
Dec
30
10:00 AM10:00

No Sunday Gathering

The rhythm of busy and rest are important in life. As a church that believes in serving and volunteering, we know you give a lot during this season. We will continue with our annual No Sunday Gathering on December 30, in order to slow down and celebrate the birth of our Savior.

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Eve of Christmas Eve
Dec
23
4:00 PM16:00

Eve of Christmas Eve

We joyfully invite you to celebrate the greatest gift of Christmas, Jesus, at one of our two identical Eve of Christmas Eve Services. Come at 10:00AM or 4:00PM Sunday, December 23, to River City Church, 3450 Swenson Ave. in St. Charles.

This family-friendly Christmas Eve gathering includes festive live music, reading of the biblical Christmas Story, and a special candlelight rendition of "Silent Night."

For the afternoon service, doors will open beginning at 3:00PM to enjoy hot cocoa, cookies and a family photo opportunity before the service.

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Eve of Christmas Eve
Dec
23
10:00 AM10:00

Eve of Christmas Eve

We joyfully invite you to celebrate the greatest gift of Christmas, Jesus, at one of our two identical Eve of Christmas Eve Services. Come at 10:00AM or 4:00PM Sunday, December 23, to River City Church, 3450 Swenson Ave. in St. Charles.

This family-friendly Christmas Eve gathering includes festive live music, reading of the biblical Christmas Story, and a special candlelight rendition of "Silent Night."

For the afternoon service, doors will open beginning at 3:00PM to enjoy hot cocoa, cookies and a family photo opportunity before the service.

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Women's Christmas Party
Dec
12
6:30 PM18:30

Women's Christmas Party

All the ladies are invited to join us for the River City Women’s Christmas Party at River City Church on Wednesday, December 12 at 6:30PM! We will enjoy food and fellowship as we reflect on a Christmas devotion together. 

A meal has been planned for everyone to eat together. Reach out to Nancy McCrink if you would like to contribute to the menu. Otherwise, you need only bring yourself, or maybe some friends too. Your presence is a present to share!

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Dec
10
2:00 PM14:00

Cooking for Lazarus House

River City Church is continuing to serve others in need of warm meals. Our caring team makes the meals from scratch here at RCC, then delivers them hot to Lazarus House. Come worship as we cook, interact, and make new friends! The team lead will pick up groceries, but you can also help with donations. Please contact Alicia McGhee at alicia.mcghee@hotmail.com if you would like to help.

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Christmas Gift Mart
Dec
9
12:00 PM12:00

Christmas Gift Mart

On Sunday, December 9 from 12:00PM-3:00PM River City Church will partner with the Batavia Apartments/Mercy Housing to help families in need have a Christmas celebration this year. We will host a Christmas Gift Mart, here at River City Church, where families will select Christmas gifts, donated by Toys for Tots and our Christmas Giving Tree, for their families! Prior to the Gift Mart, during the day, we could also use your to help with set-up.

On December 2 we will need help picking up the toys from storage and delivering them to River City Church.

On December 7 we will be set-up the Shopping Room, wrapping room, and auditorium for the party.

On the day of the event December 9 we will need help with child crafts, gift shopper assistants, gift wrappers, food servers, and host.  

If you would like to help in any of the above ways please sign-up in the lobby or online at https://therivercitychurch.org/christmas/

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