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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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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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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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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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 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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River City Women's Christmas Party
Dec
13
6:30 PM18:30

River City Women's Christmas Party

  • 340 Reserve Drive St. Charles, IL, 60175 United States (map)
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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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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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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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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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Focus
Oct
1
6:00 PM18:00

Focus

Join us for stories of life change, vision for what is ahead, and dessert with friends. Please plan to attend this evening of prayer and worship with your family. Our quarterly financial update will be presented and we will be sharing our dreams for the future.  

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RCK + RCS Car Wash Fundraiser
Sep
10
11:30 AM11:30

RCK + RCS Car Wash Fundraiser

Save the Date! Immediately after the Sunday Gathering, our own River City Kids will host a lemonade stand and Dave's Slow Foods will be here, offering some of the best BBQ in town. Even better? You can enjoy all of this while the River City Students wash your car.

All of the proceeds from this event will be used to create a scholarship fund for futures events, like camp and retreats. 

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Block Party
Sep
3
4:00 PM16:00

Block Party

Join us as we serve the residents of one of our local communities. Please take time to pray about how you may use your gifts during this event. We will need volunteers to set-up, monitor bounce houses, face paint and other fun activities.

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Church Down By The River
Sep
3
10:00 AM10:00

Church Down By The River

It’s our annual Church Down by the River! We will be at the Peg Bond Center in downtown Batavia. This is an outdoor family service so bring your chair and come ready for a fun
and engaging morning. We will also have live music and food after our Sunday Gathering.

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Men's Group
Aug
28
6:30 PM18:30

Men's Group

Over the summer months, our Men's Group will meet every other Monday night, beginning June 5, at the McCrink Home. (39W127 E Mallory Drive, Geneva) We will be going through a book study call "Play the Man", by Mark Batterson. 

Each lesson provides practical truths for immediate application so men everywhere can be the brothers, husbands, fathers, and leaders God created them to be. This is a study you don't want to miss. We believe it will be an encouragement to every man. 

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Prayer Open House
Aug
28
9:00 AM09:00

Prayer Open House

At River City Church we value the power of prayer. We invite you to join us as we continue to pray for our church, our community and others. From now though Labor Day weekend we will host a weekly prayer open house each Monday morning 9:00AM-10:00AM. Please join us if you have a few minutes to share or feel led to participate throughout the morning. 

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Prayer Open House
Aug
21
9:00 AM09:00

Prayer Open House

At River City Church we value the power of prayer. We invite you to join us as we continue to pray for our church, our community and others. From now though Labor Day weekend we will host a weekly prayer open house each Monday morning 9:00AM-10:00AM. Please join us if you have a few minutes to share or feel led to participate throughout the morning. 

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Men's Group
Aug
14
6:30 PM18:30

Men's Group

Over the summer months, our Men's Group will meet every other Monday night, beginning June 5, at the McCrink Home. (39W127 E Mallory Drive, Geneva) We will be going through a book study call "Play the Man", by Mark Batterson. 

Each lesson provides practical truths for immediate application so men everywhere can be the brothers, husbands, fathers, and leaders God created them to be. This is a study you don't want to miss. We believe it will be an encouragement to every man. 

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Prayer Open House
Aug
14
9:00 AM09:00

Prayer Open House

At River City Church we value the power of prayer. We invite you to join us as we continue to pray for our church, our community and others. From now though Labor Day weekend we will host a weekly prayer open house each Monday morning 9:00AM-10:00AM. Please join us if you have a few minutes to share or feel led to participate throughout the morning. 

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Prayer Open House
Aug
7
9:00 AM09:00

Prayer Open House

At River City Church we value the power of prayer. We invite you to join us as we continue to pray for our church, our community and others. From now though Labor Day weekend we will host a weekly prayer open house each Monday morning 9:00AM-10:00AM. Please join us if you have a few minutes to share or feel led to participate throughout the morning. 

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