• This Morning: Sunday Morning Worship Service— Join us in-person in our sanctuary or virtually (on our RiverLife Media YouTube Channel or on our RiverLife Media Facebook page) for our morning worship service, starting at 10:00 a.m. Byron Wicker will share.
  • This Morning: High School Youth Sunday School Class (Grades 9-12)— The high school youth Sunday school class will continue to meet on Sunday mornings from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in the youth room in RiverLife’s back building. Come and join us! Reach out to Cory [[email protected]] for more information.
  • This Afternoon: Crowns of Glory Women’s Gathering (Ages 55+)— Women from the Crowns of Glory Life Group are invited to the Jolly’s house at 1:00 p.m. to watch the new Downton Abbey movie. Bring a bag lunch for yourself and snacks to share. Drinks will be provided. Please contact Pam [704-663-7775 / [email protected]] with any questions.
  • Monday: Waffles & Worship (Young Adults)— 6:30 p.m. at Brian and Jo’s place in Cornelius. Waffles and Worship is a young adult group (from high school up to around age 30) that seeks to create a place for community and fellowship while also remembering that we have a greater dream and destiny to pursue as believers. Our meetings consist of a short time for fellowship and waffles starting at 6:30 p.m. We then transition around 7:00 p.m. to a time of worship followed by a Bible study. We then like to wrap up our meetings by praying for and encouraging one another as we face the week ahead of us. If you love waffles and are looking to build community with other young adults and pursue God alongside fellow believers, come check our group out! Contact Brian Stepanek [704-618-3792] for more details.
  • Monday: Who God Is & Who We Are in Him (Mooresville)— Join us from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Sharon’s house. Discovering the true nature of God and who we are in Him is the focus of our group. No childcare is available. Adults (men and women) of all ages are welcome! Group Leaders are Sharon Mast and Brian & Anita Kurn. For more information, contact Sharon [503-577-4632].
  • Tuesday: Women in the Word— 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in the sanctuary. Women in the Word is a Bible study and fellowship group led by Rhonda Bumgarner that meets on Tuesdays. We are about sharing our hearts, developing relationships and getting into the Word. Everyone is welcome! If you would like more information, please contact Rhonda [704-528-8000 / [email protected]].
  • Tuesday: RiverLife School of Ministry— 6:30-9:00 p.m. in the foyer. Discover Your Calling! Dive Into God’s Word! Get Equipped for Ministry! Bring The Power of God to Your Generation! Visit our website for more information.
  • JOIN US! Tuesday: nourish (Young Women’s Bible Study)—7:00-8:30 p.m. in the back building. nourish is a gathering place for young women (age 20-40’s) to connect through fellowship and studying God’s word. Over six weeks (September 6-October 11) we will dive into the study by Havilah Cunningham, “Leap Into Love: Living Present to My Purpose on the Planet.” We will cover topics such as self-abandonment, recovering ourselves, building confidence, and changing culture. This study will uncover the truth that you are an example of His most significant work. Learn how radical love and acceptance of your physical frame can change your whole life!  Order your copy and join us! For more information, please contact Mary Meade [[email protected]].
  • Tuesday: Finding Treasure in the Word (Troutman)— You are invited to join us at Tom & Debbie Greathead’s house in Troutman for an adult Bible Study. We meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Psalm 119:162 says “I will rejoice at Your Word as one who finds great treasure.” Bring your Bible as we go on an exciting treasure hunt together! Tony and Cindy Baker are leading the Bible Study. No childcare is available. For more information call: Tony [704-779-8548], Cindy [704-488-9350], Tom [704-706-7378] or Debbie [704-706-7379].
  • Wednesday: Women’s Intercessory Prayer— 9:30-11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary. We gather for a short time of worship followed by praying for Pastor Byron’s requests as well as Holy Spirit-led prayer. Contact Sue [[email protected]] for additional information.
  • Wednesday: Tidal Wave (Middle School Youth in Grades 6-8)— 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the church’s back building. Our desire is to create an environment for middle schoolers to grow in their personal relationship with the Lord, in their knowledge and love of the Word, in their spiritual gifts and in worship. We also believe that social interaction is a key part of a group of this age and have plenty of opportunities for fun and activities. Contact Stacy [704-763-5389 / [email protected]] for more information.
  • Wednesday: High School Youth— 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the church’s back building. Email Cory [[email protected]] for details.
  • Thursday: Men of Fire (Men’s Fellowship)— 7:00 p.m. in the church’s back building. We focus on the Scriptures, prayer and building up one another. We meet to support all the men in our fellowship as well as the fellowship as a whole. Gathering in a small group helps us to develop closer relationships and encourages us to stand together in our walk with Jesus. Contact Tommy McCraw [[email protected]] for more information.
  • Saturday: Men’s Prayer Group— 7:00 a.m. in the Prayer Room. This prayer time has been a free-flowing mixture of worship, testimony and prayer. We seek the Lord’s heart and pray accordingly! Please text Jeff Miller [704-775-6652] on Friday for our Saturday meeting details.
  • Saturday: Community Pregnancy Center of Lake Norman’s Walk for LIFE 9:30 a.m. at Langtree Lake Norman. Would you like to Help Empower Moms to Choose LIFE? Visit the Pregnancy Center’s website, stop by the info table in the church foyer or reach out to Pam [[email protected].com] if you would like to learn more about this fundraiser to support our local crisis pregnancy center! The goal is to raise $150,000 for their ongoing work in our community. Click HERE if you would like to make a donation.
Text RIVERLIFE to 833-570-6827
A Quick & Easy Way to Give!
The Father’s Table provides food assistance to families in our fellowship and community. Food and monetary donations are welcome! For monetary donations, please use our website, our app, or put “Father’s Table” on the memo line of your gift. Contact Barbara [[email protected] / 704-664-3540, extension #3] if you need food assistance.

September Father’s Table Needs:

Please consider supporting the Father’s Table with a monetary donation or by purchasing any of the following items:

  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Canned Tomatoes, Canned Corn
  • Bags of White Rice
  • Bags of Dried Pinto Beans
  • Vegetable or Olive Oil
  • Old Fashioned Oatmeal, Boxed Cereal
  • Pancake Mix & Syrup

Drop-Offs:  Sundays 10AM-12:30 PM | Wednesdays 11-11:30 AM | The Foyer

  • Monday, September 26: Sojourn Women’s Ministry Meeting— Plan to join us from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary for our September Sojourn Women’s Ministry Meeting with Holly Tomlinson! Sojourn is a place for women to connect, catch-up, be encouraged, feel loved and build faith as we share our stories of struggle and triumph. Contact Paula [[email protected]] for more information.
  • Saturday, October 8: Love Life Baby Shower— 1:00-3:00 p.m. in RiverLife’s back building. You are invited to join us as we welcome and bless Baby LeMar and his mother! RSVP HERE or by contacting Cathy Hill.
  • 2022 Building Fund: If you would like to make a contribution to the Building Fund to help pay off the mortgage on our church facility, cash or checks (made out to RLF and clearly labeled “Building Fund Offering”) can be placed in the offering plate or dropped in the offering box in the church foyer. Online donations can be made on our app or on our website by simply choosing “Building Fund Offering” from the drop-down Fund Menu.

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