'Table Talk'

Wednesday, Sept. 19

During Mid-Week Worship
at 6:15 p.m.

Discipleship discussion with the folks around your table (as shown in this photo from last month's first Table Talk)

Now scheduled the third Wednesday of most months

Photo by Troy Dittman


Volunteer Youth/Young Adult servers for Alpha Gala Dinner on Friday, 9/21, at the Palm Coast Community Center ...  No younger than 16 years old.  Call Maria Calder if you are able to help: 386-931-0176 or email by clicking here.

Old Testament

That's the course available for auditing during the third module of classes at Riverbend's own Christ Theological Seminary.  

The course will be taught on Tuesday and Thursday evenings (6 p.m.) for four straight weeks, beginning Oct. 16 and ending Nov. 8,

Audit fee is $50 (payable to CTS) and must be paid in the church office by Oct. 10.

For more info, contact Brian Shealy (Dean) by clicking here or Jerry Schaeffer (Registrar) by clicking here.
Twenty-five prospective Riverbenders attended the church's Membership Class yesterday at the home of Bobby & Heather Caliendo. Pastor Scott Menez (background, standing) welcomed the guests before other members of the pastoral staff explained what Riverbend is all about.
Address:  234 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach

Lost  Something?  

Check out the Lost and Found tables during Sept. 16-19.

The tables will be located in the hallway near the Welcome Center.

All items unclaimed after Sept. 19 will be donated to the Alpha Women's Center in Palm Coast.  

Your items miss you!
Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 10 a.m.
Fellowship Hall

For women with children 18-under
 & married women not yet moms

New study:   Walking in the Spirit

Led by Gina Menez ... childcare available
Preaching the Word
Scott Menez

To hear the latest sermons from Riverbend, click on the title

SUNDAY (10:30 a.m.)
Mark 3:31-35

WEDNESDAY (6:15 p.m.)
Deuteronomy 6:4-9

Paul Grenelle
Middle Schoolers
Catalyst Event

Saturday, Sept. 22 ... 2-8 p.m.

Students will enjoy an off-campus, clue-based challenge and dinner out together. The $15 cost includes activities, transportation and dinner. Registration is already under way. 

For more info contact Youth Director Aaron Johnsen at 672-1821 or by clicking here.


Saturday, Sept. 29 ... 7-11:30 a.m. ... at Riverbend

At least ten folks are needed to help pressure-wash the sidewalks and patios at the church.
If you can work a pressure-washer or push a squeegee, please give whatever time you can to assist.  Bring a pressure-washer, if you have one.




Shell lasagna ... chicken & rice ... sweet potatoes ... green bean casserole ... Texas toast ... salad bar ... brownies      (items subject to change)

ALSO:  Dinner salads  (ordered a week in advance at the  register)

COST:  Under 4 & over 90, free ... ages 4-12, $4 ... others, $5 ... family, $20 maximum

GIFT CARDS:  $5 meal cards make nice gifts ... they are available at the cash register

This 'n that

Sole-Savers (foot care) is set Saturday, Sept. 22, in the Youth Center.  Arrive during 8:30-11:30 a.m. for a free pedicure, foot massage, nails painted, blood-pressure check, tasty refreshments, rich fellowship,
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Reminder: Info Meeting/Lunch for Children's Ministry volunteers (those who registered in advance) is Sunday, Sept. 16, in Fellowship Hall, immediately after Morning Worship.
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Watch for information soon about the church's new Photography ministry.
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Joy Bible Fellowship Group's monthly luncheon is Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 11:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall.
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Tickets ($15) for the Riverbend Bible Conference planned Nov. 9-11 will be available at the Welcome Center beginning Wednesday, Oct. 10.

Looking Ahead

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

Other Regular Weekly Activities
Sunday -- Riverbend Praise Team Warm-up, Worship Center, 8 am
Sunday -- Riverbend Worship Choir Rehearsal, Worship Center, 8:15 am
Sunday -- 'Call Upon His Name' Prayer Time, Room 187, 8:30-8:45 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  -- Be Renewed at WARM, Carter Sanctuary, Bunnell, 6 pm
Monday -- Men's Basketball, Worship Center, 6 pm
Wednesday -- Youth Praise Team Rehearsal, Youth Center, 4:30 pm
Wednesday -- Cornerstone Choir rehearsal, Choir Room, 5:15 pm
Wednesday -- Children's Choir rehearsals, Children's Wing, 6:15 pm
Wednesday  -- Youth Breakouts, Youth Center, 6:15 pm
Wednesday -- Worship Choir rehearsal, Choir Room, 7:30 pm
Wednesday -- Worship Orchestra rehearsal, Stage, 7:30 pm
Thursday -- Morning Worship, Avante Nursing Home, 10 am

11 (Tue) -- Joy BFG Luncheon, Fellowship Hall, 11:30 am
11 (Tue) -- Sarah's Circle baby shower, home of Linda Giovanni (234 Riverside, Ormond), 5:30 pm
12 (Wed) -- Deacons, Library (Room 128), 7:30 pm
15 (Sat) -- Sojourners BFG: Mystery Dinner, several homes, 5:30 pm
15 (Sat) -- Sovereign Grace BFG: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?, several homes, 6 pm
16 & 19 (Sun) -- Lost & Found Table, hallway near church office, before & after Worship
16 (Sun) -- Kingdom Keepers Fiesta (for ministry volunteers), Fellowship Hall, noon-4 pm
18 (Tue) -- Moms' Moments of Grace, Fellowship Hall, 10 am
19 (Wed) -- Table Talk (Mid-Week Worship), Worship Center, 6:15 pm
19 (Wed) -- Community Group Leadership Meeting, Room 185, 7:30 pm
21 (Fri) -- Academy: Grandparents Day, Fellowship Hall, 8 am
21 (Fri) -- Alpha Women's Center 'Gala,' Palm Coast Community Center, 5:30 pm
22 (Sat) -- Middle School Catalyst Event, off-campus, 7:30 am-9 pm
22 (Sat) -- Sole-Savers (foot care), Youth Center, 8:30-11:30 am
23 (Sun) -- Discipleship Training Program (DTP), throughout campus, 5 pm

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