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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Geneva Christmas Walk
Dec
7
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 6:00PM 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 Saturdays and Sundays and take a complimentary carriage ride throughout the Christmas season.

River City will be hosting a Christmas photo opp downtown Geneva for the Annual Christmas Walk. This is an amazing opportunity to for us to spread the word about River City Church’s Christmas Eve services. We encourage you to come by Margaret Matson Jewelers (312 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL) between 6:00PM-8:00PM (hours for Christmas Walk itself extends longer) to greet visitors and help us invite the whole community to our Eve of Christmas Eve services. 

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Christmas Giving Tree
Dec
2
10:00 AM10:00

Christmas Giving Tree

This Christmas we are supporting the families at the Batavia Apartments/Mercy Housing. In preparation for hosting the Annual Gift Mart, we will have our Giving Tree decorated with ornaments tagged with gift ideas that will brighten these families’ holiday. 

Please consider taking an ornament, purchasing a gift, and blessing these families. There is no need to sign-out your tag this year. Please drop off all unwrapped gifts by Sunday, December 2. The residents of Batavia Apartments/Mercy Housing will have the opportunity to choose gifts for their families at the Annual Gift Mart on December 9. Thank you for your generosity!

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Night of Thanks
Nov
18
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, treats, and gratefulness as we celebrate His goodness at River City Church on Sunday, November 18 AT 5:00PM TO 6:30PM. 

Our church family includes many talented bakers. If you'd like to bake, or buy, your favorite treat to share please sign-up at the Welcome Table this Sunday. No need to sign-up as a pie eating volunteer, all are invited to join in for that step. After the service, you are welcome to join us as we "Deck the River City Halls".

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Refugee Thanksgiving Dinner
Nov
14
7:30 PM19:30

Refugee Thanksgiving Dinner

It's our Third Annual Refugee Dinner and YOU are invited. Bring your families to enjoy a truly unique and heartwarming experience.

On the evening of Tuesday, November 20, more than 100 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. We also need help by hosting, serving the meal, set-up, clean-up, games and crafts with children. This is a serving event for the whole family. A sign-up sheet is available at the Welcome Table for volunteers. If you love to cook and want to bless this event with your talent please refer to Ripple organization’s sign-up for food donations HERE.

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Women's Wednesday
Nov
14
6:30 PM18:30

Women's Wednesday

Wednesday, November 14 AT 6:30PM

Save the Date! Our next Women’s Wednesday Gathering is Wednesday, November 14. We so enjoy getting together to celebrate life and learn how to grow together. We would love for you to be a part of it! Watch for more details coming soon!

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Paintball Outing
Nov
11
11:30 AM11:30

Paintball Outing

River City Men and River City Youth boys are having a paintball outing on November 11 following our Sunday morning gathering. We will grab lunch together and drive to Paintball Explosion in East Dundee. We will play for four hours the cost is $45 for four hours of play 500 paintballs, all other fees (like a mask) are included. You can buy more paint if you are a trigger-happy player.

Sign-up Sunday in the lobby and email Damian@therivercitychurch.org if you have any questions.

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