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)
Breakaway Teen Camp, July 15-19
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.
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
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!
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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 email@example.com.
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!
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
We will have
Bring friends to win prizes.
See you there!
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.
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!
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org or 630-730-9299) to ensure that you're included on the group reservation and accomodations.
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!
River City Church will be hosting it's annual Women's Brunch, Saturday, May 4 at 10:00AM. This is an event to honor and celebrate the beautiful woman inside each of us. Kristi Leigh, former Mrs America, will be our special Speaker for this event. Childcare will be provided. Registration for $5 is open now!
Don’t miss the most life-changing Sunday of the year, as we celebrate our risen Savior, Jesus! These services will have powerful moments of worship and an inspiring message, plus great kids services with special elements and surprises planned for everyone!
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.
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. Our friends at The Well Church will also be joining us for this service that will take place at River City Church
Whether or not you're a member, this is an important time to hear about God's direction for River City Church! In this meeting, we will present to you our official Constitution & Bylaws 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!
Please RSVP HERE if you plan on attending. If you would like to preview the Constitution & Bylaws prior to our meeting, CLICK HERE. Paper copies are available at the Welcome Table if you prefer that format. We are looking forward to celebrating this milestone together!
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.
Men’s Breakfast is a great time get to know other men in our church community. This month we will hear some words of wisdom from our own Tim McGhee. If you are interested in helping prepare breakfast, we will start cooking at 7AM. Email Tim McGhee (email@example.com) for more details.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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.
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 email@example.com if you would like to help.