Finale ... Sunday,  June 4

Men meet at 5 p.m. in Fellowship Hall for final study

Families bring pot-luck supper to Worship Center at 
6:30 p.m. ... After family meal, graduates will be 
recognized by  Pastor Scott Menez.
Parents Night Out

Friday, June 2, 5:30-9 pm

For ages 6 months - 5th grade

Parents must register at the children's desk by Wednesday, May 31
Events Ahead at Riverbend
May 31, Wed (6:15 pm) -- Young Adult Community Choir presents Gospel Concert, Worship Center
Jun 25, Sun (4-8 pm) -- Riverbend Beach Day, Andy Romano Park, A1A, Ormond Beach
Jul 5, Wed (4:30-6 pm, 7:15-9) -- Family Dinner at Chick-fil-A, Ormond (for camp scholarships)
Jul 9, Sun (6 pm) -- Family Night Out, church campus (hot dogs, ice cream, games, hymn sing, etc)
Jul 16, Sun (after worship) -- Building Friendships at Riverbend (invite a member home for lunch)
Aug 6, Sun (after worship) -- Building Friendships in our community (invite non-member for lunch)
YACC to Sing

Students from Mainland High School and various local churches will perform a concert at Riverbend during the 6:15 p.m. Mid-Week Worship Service on Wednesday, May 31Known as YACC (Young Adult Community Choir), the group  will enjoy Fellowship Supper that evening with our Riverbend youth, then present a beautiful concert, filled with gospel songs and spirituals.

High School Fellowships
Begin June 9 (Fri), 7-10 pm, Fellowship Hall
Bring $3 for pizza dinner
Other dates:  June 23 (Fri), July 14 (Fri), Aug 4 (Fri)

'Twelve-2' Bible Study
Begins June 12 (Mon)
10 am - 1:30 pm ... bring money for fast-food lunch
For high school & middle school youth
Other dates:  June 19 (Mon), July 3 (Mon), July 10 (Mon),
July 17 (Mon)

Middle School Mid-Summer Melee
June 26-30 (Mon-Fri), 9 am - noon
Invited: all who have completed 5th thru 8th grades
Registration ($15) now under way ... 
Make checks to RCC and give to Youth Minister Aaron Johnsen

Summer Camp
July 23-28 (Mon-Fri) ...  Black Mountain NC (YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly) ... Details to come

   Ruane Shower


Wednesday, June 7

Worship Center, during 6:15 Mid-Week Worship

High school & college grads to be presented to the church, followed by 
a brief "challenge" from Youth Minister Aaron Johnsen
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Conservatory Now 
Taking  Summer Applications

Enhance your music skills (vocal or instrumental) by enrolling in Riverbend's Conservatory of Music for the summer.  Applications are now being accepted for the training which begins Monday, June 5.  To learn more, grab a flyer from the information rack at the Welcome Center, or contact Director Pat Schaeffer by clicking here.

  • Daily, 9 am-noon ... Friday, lunch provided
  • For those who have completed Kindergarten - 5th grade
  • Registration is now under way in the Kingdom Corner lobby
  • $30 early registration, thru June 4 ... $35, June 5-11 ... $40 at door
  • Grand Concert Finale: June 16 (Friday), 7 p.m. ... everyone welcome
  • For more info: contact Kristin Grenelle (click here or call 727-251-8183) 
Tuesday, June 6
Church Campus
9:30 a.m. - noon

For those who just completed K-5th grade

Other dates:
Tuesday, June 20
Tuesday, July 11
Tuesday, July 18


Sept. 22-24


A great time for spiritual enrichment and family fellowship

The resort is now accepting reservations online. Click here to make your reservation or learn more. Also, you may call Omni Reservations and register at the discounted Riverbend rate by phone (1-800-444-6664).

To learn more about the guest speaker, the meeting schedule, the accommodations, the costs, the fellowship and recreation opportunities, etc., click here.

May 31

Chicken milanese, baked ham, mashed potatoes, pineapple spoon bread, steamed broccoli, salad bar, dinner rolls, chocolate cake

ALSO: Chicken dinner salad or Greek dinner salad (only by order at the cash register a week in advance)

NOTE:  Some items on the menu subject to change without notice

Cost:  Under 4 & over 90, free ... ages 4-12, $4 ... others, $5 ... family, $20 maximum
This 'n that

Anyone high school-up is invited to help lead our church family in worship on Sundays during the summer.  Simply be on the risers at 8:15 a.m. on Sunday mornings. We will have a brief rehearsal and be done in time for Bible Fellowship Groups. Come and "Sing your praise to the Lord."
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Sarah's Circle meets Tuesday, June 6, Andy Romano Park (A1A in Ormond), 5:30 p.m. Bring a brown bag lunch and a beach chair. RSVP: click here.
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The deacons meeting scheduled for May 24 has been moved to June 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Library.
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Maurice & Mary McKinney are looking for a couple more folks to assist with the He-Brews ministry which provides coffee on Sundays for Bible Fellowship Groups.  If you can help, please call Maurice at 386-288-4806.
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Truth & Grace Club (TAG), for children, closes for the year with Wednesday's 6:15 p.m. meeting on May 31 in the Children's Wing. TAG will start a new season in January 2018. 

Looking Ahead

Sunday --Bible Fellowship Groups, 9 am ... Morning Worship, 10:30 am
Wednesday -- Fellowship Supper, 4:30-6 pm ... Mid-Week Worship, 6:15 pm

Other Regular Weekly Activities
Sunday -- Riverbend Praise Team Warm-up, Worship Center, 7:45 am
Sunday -- Summer Worship Choir Rehearsal, Worship Center, 8:15 am
Sunday  -- Nursery opens (birth to pre-K); Children's Wing, 8:45 am
Sunday  -- Children's Church, Children's Wing, 10:30 am
Monday  -- Men's Basketball, Worship Center, 6-9:15 pm
Monday -- Be Renewed at WARM, Vince Carter Sanctuary (Bunnell), 6 pm
Wednesday  -- TAG (Truth & Grace Club) for kids age 3-Grade 5, Children's wing, 6:15 pm
Wednesday  -- Youth: Family Group 'Breakouts,' Youth Center, 6:15 pm
Thursday -- Morning Worship, Avante Nursing Home, 10 am

31 (Wed) -- Final TAG event (till Jan 2018), 6:15 pm
31 (Wed) -- YACC (Young Adult Community Choir) in concert, Worship Center, 6:15 pm

2 (Fri) -- Parents' Night Out, Children's Wing, 5:30-9 pm
3 (Sat) --Bridal shower for Sarah Ruane, Hatton home, 101 Riviera Estates Blvd, Ormond, 10 am-noon
4 (Sun) -- Lord's Supper (during Morning Worship), Worship Center, 10:30 am
4 (Sun) -- Final DTP & Family Potluck, Fellowship Hall, 5 pm; Worship Center, 6:30 pm, for potluck
5 (Mon) -- Conservatory of Music begins summer term
5 (Mon) -- Covenant Life BFG Ladies Fellowship, Harsch home (16 Dormer Drive) Ormond, 6:30 pm
6 (Tue) -- Kids' Kamp, campus, 9:30 am
6 (Tue) -- Sarah's Circle, Romano Park (Highway A1A), 5:30 pm
7 (Wed) -- Recognition of Graduates, Mid-Week Worship, 6:15 pm
9 (Fri) -- High School Fellowship, Youth Center & Worship Center, 7-10 pm
11 (Sun) -- Sovereign Grace Fellowship, Delaney Home (268 Treeline Drive), Ormond, 12:30 pm
11 (Sun) -- Karr BFG Fellowship, Menez Home (257 Barrell Turn), Ormond, 4 pm to 8 pm
14 (Wed) -- Deacon's Meeting, Library, 7:30 pm

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Points to Ponder

The love of God is the first and greatest commandment.   --Augustine

The Christian life starts with grace; it must continue with grace; it ends with grace--God's wondrous grace.   --Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Consider the all-sufficiency of God. His fountain is still as full as ever.   --John Flavel

Stewardship Update
May 28, 2017
Regular Tithes/Offerings ... $23,410.62
Missions ... $335.00
Designated ... $235.00

2017 Totals
Weekly Budget Need ... $35,802.60
2017 Budget Need to Date ... $787,657.20
Total Tithes/Offerings ... $632,861.38
+/- Budget (-19.65%) ... -$154,795.82
Missions (since 2/1/17) ... $37,828.87