Weekly Announcements – 8/27/2023

All Church Picnic – August 27th – Hawaiian Themed – Rain or shine. Invite your family and friends to join us for church and then stay for the picnic. Hamburgers, hotdogs, and buns provided. There is a sign-up sheet at the Info Counter for other food. 
Indiana State Men’s Conf. “Stand Your Ground” – September 16th – here at The River. We will have an awesome day with 2 guest speakers, worship, and a lot of fun. Registration begins at 9:00 and the conference begins at 10:00. Cost is $40 and that includes lunch. There is a poster with m ore info on the Gather Wall.
Ladies’ Bonfire – September 16th @ 6:00 – Ladies are welcome to join us for a bonfire. Please see Sis. Lesa or Marie Jensen for more information. Sign-up at the Info Counter.
IGNITE Youth – The teens meet on Sunday evenings from 5:00-6:30 pm. They begin with food, then fun, and then a time in worship and a relevant message. Parents, thanks for our prayers, support, and effort in getting your kids here on Sunday nights.
Monday Evening Prayer – Our next Prayer Night will be August 28th. Everyone is encouraged to join us. We have prayer on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at the church at 6:30 pm. I’m asking everyone that can, to join us for our hour of prayer for our church family.
Discipleship 101 – August 23rd (for 12 weeks) – Our Discipleship course led by Rev. Dirk Shaw and Nellie Foster will be taught on Wednesdays at 6:30. Tis is something we encourage everyone in the church to go through There will be a class for the kids. There is a sign-up sheet at the Info Counter. See Dirk or Nellie for more information.
Indiana State Golf Scramble – Saturday, August 26th – Proceeds will go toward our Stated Youth program. We will play at Wildcat Creek in Kokomo at 1:00 pm. The cost is $60 per golfer.
Food Pantry – Our food pantry is open to our church family all the time and to the public the first Monday of each month. We’re in need of people to assist in preparing and/or helping distribute food boxes. If you have a need or know someone who might, please see Dave or Aileen Ellington or Pastor Jeff. Thank you for our prayers and support.
Church Calendar – Please check out our church website our download our church app (through Sharefaith) to view the church calendar for all upcoming events and details. 
Dates to remember:
  • Aug 27 – State Youth Director, Chris Ondravich is with us
  • Aug 27 – All church picnic & Annual Cornhole Tournament 
  • Aug 30 – Discipleship 101 @ 6:30
  • Sept 8-10 – Young Adult Regional Retreat
  • Sept 16 – Indiana State Men’s Conference
  • Sept 16 – Ladies’ Bonfire @ 6:00 pm