School of Revival History
Sep
22
6:00 PM18:00

School of Revival History

The School of Revival is an opportunity to learn revival history, experience the presence of God, and be activated as a revivalist to your generation. Come expecting God to move in wonderful ways including heavenly encounters, signs and wonders, and to receive a fresh touch of the Holy Spirit in your life.

  • Discover your Place in the Timeline of Revival

  • Experience the Presence in Moves of God throughout History

  • Activate the Torch of Revival in your Generation

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River City Youth
Sep
22
6:00 PM18:00

River City Youth

River City Students is a ministry for students in 6th - 12th grade. We see them as not only as the future of the church, but as an essential part of it right now! We meet Sunday nights to encourage and equip students to make wise and biblical decisions in a culture that teaches them everything but that. We play games and have a time of Bible teaching and discussion in small groups.

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Women's Bible Study
Sep
23
7:00 PM19:00

Women's Bible Study

Join the River City Women anytime along our current bible study series on spiritual gifts! Together, we will learn about the gifts the Holy Spirit has purposed for our lives that benefit the full body of Christ. Come fellowship and grow with us. We will also devote some time to listen to God. This won’t require anything from you; just sitting in stillness.

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River City Youth
Sep
29
6:00 PM18:00

River City Youth

River City Students is a ministry for students in 6th - 12th grade. We see them as not only as the future of the church, but as an essential part of it right now! We meet Sunday nights to encourage and equip students to make wise and biblical decisions in a culture that teaches them everything but that. We play games and have a time of Bible teaching and discussion in small groups.

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Men's Group
Sep
30
6:30 PM18:30

Men's Group

What does it mean when we say Freedom in Christ? This is a group with open discussion that always points back to the truth of God’s word. All are welcome, even if you cannot make it each week. Sign-up for regular updates below as we’ll send a preview of the week’s discussion ahead of time.

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RCC Work Day
Oct
19
8:00 AM08:00

RCC Work Day

Saturday, October 19 AT 8:00AM TO 12:00PM
Church is where we call home and sometimes our home needs some TLC. So we are calling all those who are handy, have a love to clean, a skill or trade to come on out and give our building some of that TLC. It will be a great day to connect, enjoy breakfast together and mark off our to-do list as a TEAM! Can't wait to see you there!

You're welcome to bring the family, kiddos too young to help will have some space to provide childcare. A sign-up sheet will be at the Welcome Table in the coming weeks.

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Men's Bible Study
Sep
16
6:30 PM18:30

Men's Bible Study

What does it mean when we say Freedom in Christ? This is a group with open discussion that always points back to the truth of God’s word. All are welcome, even if you cannot make it each week. Sign-up for regular updates below as we’ll send a preview of the week’s discussion ahead of time.

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River City Youth
Sep
15
6:00 PM18:00

River City Youth

River City Students is a ministry for students in 6th - 12th grade. We see them as not only as the future of the church, but as an essential part of it right now! We meet Sunday nights to encourage and equip students to make wise and biblical decisions in a culture that teaches them everything but that. We play games and have a time of Bible teaching and discussion in small groups.

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Women's Bible Study
Sep
9
7:00 PM19:00

Women's Bible Study

Join the River City Women anytime along our current bible study series on spiritual gifts! Together, we will learn about the gifts the Holy Spirit has purposed for our lives that benefit the full body of Christ. Come fellowship and grow with us. We will also devote some time to listen to God. This won’t require anything from you; just sitting in stillness.

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River City Youth
Sep
8
6:00 PM18:00

River City Youth

River City Students is a ministry for students in 6th - 12th grade. We see them as not only as the future of the church, but as an essential part of it right now! We meet Sunday nights to encourage and equip students to make wise and biblical decisions in a culture that teaches them everything but that. We play games and have a time of Bible teaching and discussion in small groups.

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Block Party
Sep
1
4:00 PM16:00

Block Party

Batavia Block Party is coming up!
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. Sign-up at the Welcome table or online now at Block Party. New River City Church t-shirts will be available for purchase at the Block Party, volunteers get yours free!

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Church Down by the River
Sep
1
10:00 AM10:00

Church Down by the River

It's time for the Annual Church Down by the River! We will meet at the Peg Bond Center in downtown Batavia on Sunday, September 1 at 10AM. Please join us for an outdoor family service. Bring your chairs, a pop-up tent for shade and come ready for a fun and engaging morning. You may also want to bring your morning beverage from the coffeehouse of your choice, as we won't have our standard lobby service setup for church. Plan to stick around after our Sunday Gathering, food will be provided. Bring your favorite yard game to share good times with all! You can find directions here.
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Es tiempo anual de servicio de “Iglesia Cerca del Rio”. Nos encontraremos en el Peg Bond Center de Batavia, el Domingo, Primer de Septiembre a las 10:00 de la mañana.

Favor de unirse servicio afuera familiar. Traigan sus sillas y algo para cubrirse del sol. Vengan listos para divertirse y compartir juntos esa mañana.

Sujerimos que traigan su bebida favorita de café, no vamos a tener servicio como en la Iglesia. Les pedimos que se queden después del servicio para compartir comida. Si gustan compartir juegos de parke para pasar un buen tiempo traigan lo que gusten.

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Water Baptism
Aug
18
10:00 AM10:00

Water Baptism

We invite you to prepare for a special celebration of faith. Choosing to take the next step in your faith is a milestone life event! With joy we will baptise those that are going public with their faith in Jesus!

If you, your child or another family member, are interested in being baptized, you can learn more HERE. Sign-up sheets are also available at the Welcome table and the kids lobby.

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Men's Breakfast
Aug
17
8:00 AM08:00

Men's Breakfast

Men’s Breakfast is one of our men's favorite events. If you have never attended this is a great time get to know other men in our church community. We will have plenty of bacon and you will hear an encouraging message from one of our men. If you are interested in helping prepare breakfast, we will start cooking at 7AM. Email Tim McGhee (tmcghee@loganconsulting.com) for more details.

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Lazarus House Cooking
Aug
12
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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Teen Breakaway Camp
Jul
15
to Jul 19

Teen Breakaway Camp

Breakaway Teen Camp, July 15-19
River City Youth will be sending kids during Week 2: July 15-19. Check out the video here for a recap of last year's week. 

You can reach out to Heather Kwitschau (630-256-8434) if you have any questions. If you’re ready to jump on board go to Breakaway Teen to register now to qualify for the early bird rate. (Early Bird registration cost $209)

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Ladies Night Out
Jul
8
7:00 PM19:00

Ladies Night Out

After River City Women wrap up our Ruth bible study on Monday, June 24, we're excited to continue meeting this summer. Save the Date for our Ladies Night Out, Monday, July 8 at 7:00PM. Come ready to connect, share and worship together. We'll gather together at Forever Yogurt in St Charles (117 W Main St, St. Charles, IL 60174). Contact Jenny at 815-370-2757 if you have any questions.

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Batavia Sky Concert (4th of July Fireworks)
Jul
4
9:00 PM21:00

Batavia Sky Concert (4th of July Fireworks)

We are excited about celebrating the independence of our great country. God has blessed us with the ability to worship Him freely, not fearing for our lives like so many of our brothers and sisters around the world. Join us Thursday, July 4, at Engstrom Park for Batavia's Sky Concert, at dusk for fireworks and fellowship. Watch for an update of our location on FB

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Church Work Day
Jun
29
8:00 AM08:00

Church Work Day

Calling ALL River City MEN! Come join us on this work day to help our church complete some tasks of fixing things in our building. The more hands the better! This is a great way to connect, and worship together. Coffee and breakfast will be provided. We ask that you text Dennis 630-973-8473 if you will be coming and please indicate if you have a specialty. Tool Time..... If you have a tool belt or tool box we ask that you bring it with. Hope to see you there!

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Men's Meet & Meat
Jun
17
6:30 PM18:30

Men's Meet & Meat

All men are invited to come to Tim McGhee‘s house (41 W 838 Bowgren Dr, Elburn). This is one of our River City Men’s favorite annual events. We will spend time together enjoying some wonderful smoked pork and hearing an amazing testimony from a former Navy SEAL. If you would like to bring a side or help in any way please email Tim (tmcghee@loganconsulting.com).

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Breakaway Kids Camp
Jun
17
to Jun 21

Breakaway 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 here for a recap of last year's week. 

Make sure to enter your registration now: Breakaway Registration Early Bird registration cost just $209 but ends May 1st!

If you have any questions reach out to Heather at heather@therivercitychurch.org

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Kids Day 2019
Jun
12
9:30 AM09:30

Kids Day 2019

Kids Day 2019 is going to be WILD! We will have fun playing games, singing, and encountering Jesus! Kids going in to 1st through 6th grade are invited to join us on an epic adventure!

The fun is all happening Wednesday, June 12 from 9:30AM-4:30PM. Check-in will begin at 9:00AM!

Early-Bird Registration is $5 through June 2
Standard Registration is $10 starting June 3

Registration includes a meal, craft, and a WILD day! We will play games, sing songs, compete on teams, hear encouraging messages and more!

Go to Kids Day to register now! Volunteers may sign-up using this same link!

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Students Summer Kick-off
Jun
2
6:00 PM18:00

Students Summer Kick-off

Calling all Middle School and High School students!
(Including those who’ve completed 5th grade this year)

Are you excited for summer? We are too!

Let’s kick-off this summer with a BANG!

Sunday, June 2
6:00PM-8:00PM
FREE!

 We will have

  • Live DJ!

  • Fun Games!

  • Great Food!

 Bring friends to win prizes.

 See you there!

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2019 Illinois Power and Love
May
29
to Jun 1

2019 Illinois Power and Love

Power & Love is a four-day training event designed to provide hands-on training in sharing the love of Christ. Hosted by surrounding churches and Lifestyle Christianity, Power & Love is a powerful time for you to develop a deeper understanding of your God-given identity and receive tools that empower you to reach the lost. At this event, you will discover the day-to-day adventure that God has for you as His son or daughter through inspiring teaching sessions and memorable outreach opportunities. Come to experience the contagiousness of God’s spill-over love in ordinary, real-life settings and gain confidence in God’s ability to use you to impact people everywhere you go!

Register now and join thousands of others who have gained a fresh perspective for the everyday Christian life! Featured speakers include Todd White, Tom Ruotolo, and Michael Koulianos. To learn more or register, visit powerandlove.org/il2019.

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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. Registration is open now!

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Original Conference at City First Church
May
9
to May 11

Original Conference at City First Church

This is a weekend set apart to spend time with Jesus. It will refresh you and inspire your soul. Original is for women of all ages to gather together to discover how to live purposeful, centered, passionate, true, ORIGINAL. Original is hosted at City First Church in Rockford, IL.
Please reach out to Nancy (nancy.mccrink@gmail.com or 630-730-9299) to ensure that you're included on the group reservation and accomodations. 

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Tacos & Picassos
May
5
11:45 AM11:45

Tacos & Picassos

We would love for our entire church family and friends to come support the next generation at Tacos & Picassos! Tacos & Picassos is a fundraiser for our kids and students to attend summer camp. By staying for a taco lunch and silent auction after church, we are able to invest in the God-given destiny of our kids. Be a part of raising funds to send them to a life-changing week of camp!

By attending Tacos & Picassos you’ll get:

  • An authentic taco dinner made from scratch by our Spanish Ministry Partners!

  • A selection of fantastic silent auction items; including autographed Bears memorabilia, movie tickets, restaurant packages and more!

  • Balloon pop prizes!

Meal prices begin at $5 for kids 3 and up, $10 for adults, but max out at a total of $25 per family. 

Want to be involved? 
Donations are still being accepted for auction items from local businesses and individuals; as well as artwork to be donated from kids & youth
What we need most is for you to attend! We hope to see you there!

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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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