Original Night
Jan
26
7:00 PM19:00

Original Night

Mark your calendar for our next Original Night on Friday, January 26, featuring our dear friend Holly Wagner. (Original Night Facebook) We are delighted to have her with us, and know that God has an amazing message in store just for YOU. Start inviting all your friends for an amazing night out together! The night kicks off at 7:00PM in the City First Church Main Auditorium, and free childcare will be provided! Contact Jamie Saam to be included in dinner and carpooling plans: jsaam25@gmail.com and 630.440.1676.

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Men's Breakfast
Jan
27
9:00 AM09:00

Men's Breakfast

Men 18 years and older, come join River City Church for fellowship and breakfast! We will hear an encouraging and challenging message from our own Todd Theobald. If you would like to help prepare breakfast around 8AM that morning, please let Pastor Damian know. This is a morning you don’t want to miss!

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One Fox Valley Night of Worship
Jan
18
7:00 PM19:00

One Fox Valley Night of Worship

As we continue to PRAY FIRST in the month of January, we are excited to join with other churches in the Fox Valley area for an evening of prayer and worship. We really do believe that prayer changes things, and that when we unite with other believers under Jesus we will see the impact in our communities. This event will be hosted at Trinity Vineyard Church, 12 S. 7th Ave. in Saint Charles.

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Sunday Morning Gathering
Jan
14
10:00 AM10:00

Sunday Morning Gathering

As we enter the New Year, we are thrilled to celebrate the 5 year anniversary of River City Church! It is amazing to see all that has been accomplished during this time. Save the date for January 14 to help us reflect on what God has done and to hear the vision for all He has in store.

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Feed My Starving Children
Jan
5
6:00 PM18:00

Feed My Starving Children

Help turn hunger into hope with your own two hands by packing nutritious meals for hungry children around the world. One of our fantastic Community Groups is organizing a monthly packing session at Feed My Starving Children. Please sign-up to join them January 5, additional dates scheduled for March 2 & May 4. We will be responsible for scooping food into bags, weighing, sealing, and boxing packed meals for needy families. Please wear closed toed shoes and leave jewelry at home, children over 5 welcome.

Contact Mary Tiradani with questions at mary.tiradani@gmail.com. A sign-up sheet is available in the lobby but to ensure you don’t miss a spot go online to sign-up directly with FMSC at https://volunteer.fmsc.org/register/#.WjLgtd-nHIU.

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No Service Sunday
Dec
31
10:00 AM10:00

No Service Sunday

The rhythms of being busy and restful are important in life. As a church that believes in serving and volunteering, we know you give a lot during this season. We will have no Sunday Morning Gathering on December 31 in order to provide an opportunity to slow down and celebrate the birth of our Savior.

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Christmas Eve Service
Dec
24
4:00 PM16:00

Christmas Eve Service

We joyfully invite you to celebrate the greatest gift of Christmas, Jesus, at one of our two identical Christmas Eve Services. Come at 10:00AM or 4:00PM Sunday, December 24, to River City ChurchThis 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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Christmas Eve Service
Dec
24
10:00 AM10:00

Christmas Eve Service

We joyfully invite you to celebrate the greatest gift of Christmas, Jesus, at one of our two identical Christmas Eve Services. Come at 10:00AM or 4:00PM Sunday, December 24, to River City ChurchThis 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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River City Women's Christmas Party
Dec
13
6:30 PM18:30

River City Women's Christmas Party

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All women are invited to join us for food, fellowship, and an ornament exchange at the River City Women's Christmas Party, on Wednesday, December 13 at 6:30PM! Please bring an appetizer or dessert to share, as well as a wrapped ornament to exchange. The party will be held at Jayci Madigan’s home (340 Reserve Drive, St Charles, 60175). You won't want to miss it!

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IYC Cookie Distribution
Dec
9
12:00 PM12:00

IYC Cookie Distribution

Churches throughout the Fox Valley are working together to bake roughly 300 dozen Christmas cookies to be delivered to the boys at Illinois Youth Center here in St Charles. We are looking to recruit bakers to share their talents.  Cookie Collection will be throughout the days of December 6 AND December 7.

Then, December 9 AT 12:00PM-3:00PM a team of visitors will enter IYC and meet with the boys in their cottages, and deliver the treats.  We will sing Christmas Carols, visit with the boys, and deliver a Christmas gift of one dozen cookies to each boy. If you have any questions or want to get your name on the list to serve by donating cookies or being a visitor please contact Jeremy Kwitschau at 630-664-9683. Visiting team members must be 18 or over and provide information for a background check by November 24.

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Christmas Party & Gift Mart
Dec
6
6:00 PM18:00

Christmas Party & Gift Mart

On Wednesday, December 6 from 6:00-8:00PM River City Church will partner with the Batavia Apartments 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, for their families! On Tuesday and Wednesday, during the day (prior to the Gift Mart), we could also use your to help with setup.

On December 3 we will need help picking up the toys from storage and delivering them to River City Church.

On December 5 we will be set-up the Shopping Room, wrapping room, and auditorium for the party.

On the evening of the event December 6 we will need help with child crafts, gift shopper assistants, gift wrappers, food servers, and host.  

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IYC Cookie Collection
Dec
6
to Dec 7

IYC Cookie Collection

Churches throughout the Fox Valley are working together to bake roughly 300 dozen Christmas cookies to be delivered to the boys at Illinois Youth Center here in St Charles. We are looking to recruit bakers to share their talents.  Cookie Collection will be throughout the days of December 6 AND December 7.

Then, December 9 AT 12:00PM-3:00PM a team of visitors will enter IYC and meet with the boys in their cottages, and deliver the treats.  We will sing Christmas Carols, visit with the boys, and deliver a Christmas gift of one dozen cookies to each boy. If you have any questions or want to get your name on the list to serve by donating cookies or being a visitor please contact Jeremy Kwitschau at 630-664-9683. Visiting team members must be 18 or over and provide information for a background check by November 24.

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Original Night
Dec
1
7:00 PM19:00

Original Night

Ladies! Mark your calendar and join us for the next Original Night happening Friday, December 1 at City First Church. This year’s featured guest is Bianca Olthoff! This is a FREE event with FREE childcare and will include a party with treats, live worship, and our amazing guest speaker! This is a night you will not want to miss! 
If you are interested in carpooling to City First Church, 5950 Spring Creek Road, Rockford, please contact Nancy McCrink at nancy.mccrink@gmail.com or 630.730.9299.

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Geneva Christmas Walk
Dec
1
6:00 PM18:00

Geneva Christmas Walk

Tis the season to be jolly…especially in downtown Geneva! The festivities begin at the courthouse square at 6 pm with the arrival of Santa Lucia, the first candy cane of the season, lighting of the great tree and Santa Claus – and continue with roasted chestnuts, strolling carolers and a live nativity. You can also visit Santa on Friday evening and on Saturdays and Sundays visit Santa and take a complimentary carriage ride throughout the Christmas season.

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Refugee Dinner
Nov
22
6:00 PM18:00

Refugee Dinner

On the evening of Wednesday, November 22, more than 100 Syrian refugees will come to River City Church for a Thanksgiving Dinner. Please prayerfully consider making time to drop by to say hello or help serve. More details coming soon.

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Night of Thanks
Nov
19
5:00 PM17:00

Night of Thanks

As the season of Thanksgiving approaches, we want to celebrate all that the Lord has done for us. Join us for a night of worship, testimonies, pie, and gratefulness as we celebrate His goodness at River City Church on Sunday, November 19, 5:00PM TO 6:30PM. After the service, you are welcome to join us as we "Deck the River City Halls".

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Thrive
Nov
10
to Nov 11

Thrive

Thrive is a youth and young adult conference hosted by City First Church with the purpose of helping young people discover life to the fullest through Jesus Christ. Join us in praying that each and every person attending has an awakening to the God-given gifts, talents, and purpose inside of them. We pray that they leave Spirit-filled and inspired to chase the best life that God has for them!

The cost of the conference is $50 per person. For more information about registration, please email Pastor Dan at dan@therivercitychurch.org.

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Men's Breakfast
Nov
4
8:00 AM08:00

Men's Breakfast

All men are invited to a Men’s Breakfast, Saturday, November 5 here at River City Church. Pastor Brian Bougher will be our guest speaker, and we're sure you'll enjoy his humor and teaching. Brian is from Thrive Church in Lockport, one of the church plants River City Church supports every month. 

Plan on joining us for good fellowship and a hearty meal. This would also be a great opportunity to invite a friend or family member. If you would like to help with the cooking, please email Pastor Damian at damian@therivercitychurch.org.

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