The River Church
The Unchanging God You Can Trust
We are in our second week of a new series on trusting God especially in troubled times. Today, guest speaker, Pastor Jeff Raker, will teach on the unchanging nature of God. Join us at 9:45 or 11:15!
Locations & Times
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  • The River Church
    5546 Cincinnati Dayton Rd, Liberty Township, OH 45044, USA
    Sunday 9:45 AM, Sunday 11:15 AM
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New to The River?
We would love to meet you! Bring your Connection Card and stop by the Connections Room across from the Worship Center. We have a free gift for you, too!

Get Connected
We want you to be connected with others at the River! Whether it's doing things with people who have similar interests, joining a Bible study or community group, or serving. Contact our Director of Connections and Small Groups at leslie@hittheriver.com and she'll make it happen!

Ladies Who Lunch
If you are interested in joining some other ladies from the River for lunch occasionally we would love to have you join us! If interested contact Leslie by emailing leslie@hittheriver.com.

Future Affinity Groups
Love to camp? Like to fish? Want to play frisbee golf? If you are interested in future affinity groups contact Leslie by emailing leslie@hittheriver.com to let her know!

Outdoor Service
Next Sunday, September 26th we will be having an outdoor service here at The River at 11:00 a.m. Bring a bagged lunch and after the service we can fellowship together outdoors!

Cultivating Prayer
Please join us in this prayer “Lord, I lift up our Women’s Ministry. Send those who are called to serve women and who want to help them become women who put their trust in You. Let this ministry produce women who feel Your passion for them and who choose to spend time at Your feet.”

River Youth: 6-8th Grade Upcoming Bible Studies
Girls- 6th - 8th grade girls are invited to join us for a study on Girl Power in the Bible! This 10 week study willend mid-December. God mentioned many women in the bible, who played an important role in both the New and Old Testament. We will be talking about these women, discussing their roles, actions and what we can learn from their stories. We will meet in the Youth room during the 9:45 a.m. service. There are no required materials that need to be purchased in advance. Please contact Brittany McGaffin to sign your tween up for the study at brittany.mcgaffin@gmail.com.

Guys- 6th-8th grade
We'll be doing a study in the 9:45 a.m. service in Zach’s office downstairs through the book of Ephesians. This powerful letter from Paul not only serves as a guide on how to live life in a crazy world but also how to live for Christ in powerful ways. We will be meeting through December. If you have any questions or want your student to participate, please contact Zac by emailing zach@hittheriver.com.

River Youth Overflow Groups
Girls- All 9th - 12th grade girls are invited to join us for a study on relationships and dating. We will be going through the book and workbook “Boundaries in Dating” by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend. This book will help teens establish boundaries and purpose in all of their relationships. Please purchase the both the book and workbook in advance of the first meeting. Our study meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. at the church. Please contact Brittany McGaffin to sign your teen up for the study at brittany.mcgaffin@gmail.com.

River Youth Hope House Help
Each month, the River Youth is in charge of providing lunch for Hope House Mission in Middletown. For Saturday, October 2nd, we are looking for donations of chili that we can take and serve for the residents at Hope House. If you would like to provide a crock pot of chili or have any questions, please contact Zach by emailing Zach@HitTheRiver.com.

River Youth Food Olympics in October
During each Sunday in the month of October, The River Youth will be doing a competition called the Food Olympics. Starting on October 3rd, we will be dividing students into teams that will be doing different food based games each week. We are so excited for this and we believe it is a great way to get students to invite their friends to Youth Group during October. We hope your student will be joining us! Contact Zach@HitTheRiver.com if you have any questions.
Two Problems with Immutability:
(1) An unchanging God who created a constantly changing universe.

(2) Prayer
What does God's immutability mean on Monday?
(1) I can trust God

Our trust in him is therefore a confident trust, for we know that he will not, indeed cannot, change. His purposes are unfailing, his promises unassailable. It is because the God who promised us eternal life is immutable that Romans 8 is true:
What does God's immutability mean on Monday?
(1) I can trust God
(2) God's love is constant for us
What does God's immutability mean on Monday?
(1) I can trust God
(2) God's love is constant for us
(3) My soul can be at peace
(a) God's opinion of me does not change
What does God's immutability mean on Monday?
(1) I can trust God
(2) God's love is constant for us
(3) My soul can be at peace
(a) God's opinion of me does not change
(b) God's promises will be fulfilled
What does God's immutability mean on Monday?
(1) I can trust God
(2) God's love is constant for us
(3) My soul can be at peace
(a) God's opinion of me does not change
(b) God's promises will be fulfilled
(4) I am aware that I need to be-ware
The compass matters more than the calendar. The direction I'm headed matters more than the speed with which I'm getting there.

Affinity Groups

Connect with others who share similar interests in a fun and inviting way! Make new River friends while creating natural environments to engage those not yet connected to The River. Affinity Groups can form the basis of long-lasting friendships and community that point you and others to Jesus. Here are the groups for you to choose from: Archery, Card/Board Games, Biking, Photography, Running, Scrapbooking & Crafting. Sign up and get more info at the link below.

https://hittheriver.com/connect-with-us/adults/affinity-groups

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 give by text just text the AMOUNT of your donation to 84321 to make your donation. Thank you for your generosity!

https://hittheriver.churchcenteronline.com/giving