The River Church
Let's Start Over
On November 13, The River (@HitTheRiver) talks about Jesus' standard of forgiveness.
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  • The River Church
    5546 Cincinnati Dayton Rd, Liberty Township, OH 45044, USA
    nedjelja 9:45 AM, nedjelja 11:15 AM
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Sunday Morning Adult Study Group
We all know what’s required to fall in love… a pulse. Falling in love is easy. But staying there―that’s something else entirely. With more than a thousand matchmaking services available today and new ones springing up all the time, finding a romantic match can be easier than ever. But staying together with the one you’ve found seems to be the real challenge.

So, is it possible for two people to fall in love and actually stay there? Absolutely! Join us as Andy Stanley will show us how through the four sessions of Staying in Love. The group starts Sunday, November 13 and meets on Sunday morning during both services, so you can choose either service to attend the Adult Study Group and then attend the other service. You can sign up online at http://groups.HitTheRiver.com.

River Youth Fall Retreat: Revolution!
The River Youth’s annual retreat: Revolution is right around the corner! From December 2-4, we will be heading to PVM Camp in Camden, OH for an amazing Spirit filled weekend. This is the biggest event we do all year and students walk away changed every year. Make sure that your student doesn’t miss out on this incredible event. The cost is $120 which covers food, lodging, and a retreat t-shirt. You can sign up your student today by going online to https://hittheriver.com/events/revolution-im-in or at a kiosk by the fireplace. Deadline to sign up is November 20. If you need any assistance with finances or have any questions, please contact Zach at Zach@HitTheRiver.com

Pie & Coffee - Giving Thanks
We have a wonderful church community, so we want to set aside a special time to be able to fellowship with you over pie and coffee. On Sunday, November 20 you are invited to join us at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel (7500 Tylers Place, West Chester, OH 45069) from 6:30pm-8:00pm. The event is free and the whole family is welcome. There will be NO Youth Group that evening and childcare is not available.

There are a limited number of seats, so please RSVP by November 13 online at https://hittheriver.com/events/pie-coffee-thanksgiving-celebration-112016 or on your connection card. Please let us know how many people will be coming. We have to pay in advance for the pie & coffee based on the number of people who RSVP, so if your plans do change after you RSVP, please let us know.

Serve City Outreach
The River Church is scheduled to serve Saturday, November 26, from 9:45am-noon at Serve City in Hamilton. Serve City is a food pantry that reaches out to needy families in our area. They are located at 622 East Avenue, Hamilton. For more information, email Ann Wilson at annmwilpas@gmail.com.

Helping Our Church Family
Our Deacon team is here to provide compassionate assistance for those at The River Church who are in need whether it be financial, services, etc. For more information or assistance, please email DeaconTeam@HitTheRiver.com.

Marriage Cruise
Pastor Brad and Heidi have been invited to be the speakers for the
Build Your Marriage cruise on the Celebrity Cruise line February 4-11, 2017. They would love couples from The River to join them. For more information, go to http://www.BuildYourMarriage.org/cruise or pick up one of the flyers located on the credenza outside the worship center. Use ID (or host ID) #56373.
“You know who I’m talking about. You’ll cry at their funeral but you don’t want to go on vacation with them.”
-Mark Lowry, Christian comedian
1. Jesus presented a new standard of forgiveness.
“Hate those against God. Love all the sons of light, each according to his lot in God’s design, and hate all the sons of darkness, each according to his guilt in God’s vengeance.” (IQS 1.9-11) The Qumran Rule of Community
In the shadow of the cross I lose all of my excuses.
2. Paul restated Jesus’ standard of forgiveness.
Reconciliation makes two different entities compatible.
The process of reconciliation implies responsibility.
The goal of reconciliation is acceptance.

Community Groups

We believe life change happens best when people intentionally connect with each other. Our primary way to connect people is through community groups. If you would like to get more information about community groups check out this link, which takes you to our website where you can fill out a form to get connected into one.

http://riv.cc/RivGroups

Give Online

If you would like to join us in impacting the world around us locally and globally you can do so right on your mobile device by clicking the link "Give" below. You can also now download the SecureGive app to give from your mobile device. Thank you for your generosity!

https://hittheriver.securegive.com