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River Valley Newsletter February 21st, 2019

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In Mark 4:35-41, the disciples realize Jesus’ authority over nature. As a great windstorm begins to overtake them, in faithless fear the disciples rebuke Jesus, questioning His care for them because He was asleep in the boat. Jesus, in turn, rebukes the storm bringing a great calm, proving He is the God of heaven and earth portrayed in Psalm 89 and 107. This gave way to great fear amongst the disciples; a fear full of reverence and awe.

In every circumstance of our lives, we need to seek Jesus instead of trying to find our way out. Jesus was in the boat with His disciples, as He is in every situation we find ourselves in. We need to remember who He is when the wind blows because the Gospel tells us He cares and holds all authority.

We hope to see you this Sunday. Bring your Bible and a friend and we'll see you there!  

Starting Point

March 3rd at 10:45 am in the Delta | Starting Point is a great place to learn about RVC and ask questions. You’ll meet others who are new as well and receive a special gift. March will highlight our Care Ministry and be led by Christine Mester, Director of Pastoral Care.

Family 2 Family Boxes

There are still a few Family 2 Family boxes left in the foyer that need to be filled. Help us reach our goal and impact the lives of those in Honduras. The shopping list of items to purchase is inside and you can return your box along with a $30 check to cover shipping. Boxes are due March 3rd.

Hugs for Honduras Along with Family 2 Family, as a Church, we are collecting donations for Hugs for Honduras. All donations will go to Honduran families in need through World Compassion Network. We will be collecting donations until March 3rd. Donation boxes are located in the foyer.

Items in need:
-Children: All types of clothing for babies through teen
-Men: Clothing sizes small and medium
-Women: Clothing sizes small, medium, and large

Young Adults

College Lunch  | Sunday, February 24th, 12:00-1:30pm in The Delta. Are you college-aged, frequently hungry, and enjoy good community? Come join us for a FREE meal and time of connecting with other people 18-25 years old! Bring a friend and come ready to eat!

Preschool Open House

February 24th at 3:00-5:00 pm | Our weekday preschool is hosting an open house on February 24th from 3:00-5:00pm. For any family interested or currently attending our weekday preschool – stop in and see our classrooms, meet our teachers, and ask your questions!

River Valley App

Download the River Valley Church app from the app store to stay more connected than ever to what's happening around the church!

Apple: http://ow.ly/mj3330nCkA0
Android: http://ow.ly/cdfU30nCkK4

Coming up . . .
  • Feb 21 | Advocate Training for Women & Care Ministry | 6:30-8:30pm
  • Feb 23 | Advocate Training for Women & Care Ministry | 9:30-11:30am
  • Feb 24 | College Lunch | 12:00-1:30pm
  • Feb 24 | River Valley Preschool Open House | 3:00-5:00pm
  • Mar 3 | Family 2 Family Boxes Due Back
  • Mar 3 | Starting Point | 10:45am 
  • Mar 8 | Student Ministry: Bro's Night | 7:00-10:00pm
  • Mar 10 | Student Ministry: Ladies's Lunch | 12:00-3:00 pm

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