Beginning This Sunday, Jan. 20



Jan. 20 - Tom Ruhkala
Former missionary in Finland

Jan. 27 - David Wooten
State Director, Lifeline Children Services

Feb. 3 - Scott Menez
Former church planter in western USA

Feb. 10 - Jerry Boyle
Former church planter-pastor in California

Tom Ruhkala
David Wooten
Missions-Menez Scott Menez
Jerry Boyle


On these four Sundays, Adult BFGs gather in Fellowship Hall at 9 a.m.
for coffee & donuts; then head to the Worship Center at 9:20 a.m.

Missions Prayer

Missions Breakfast

Saturday, Jan. 19
9-11 a.m.
Fellowship Hall

Members Only

This Wednesday, Jan. 16

Youth Center ... After Mid-Week Worship 

The elders are asking all members to attend this brief Riverbend family meeting

Life After Death

Bible Study

Each Thursday thru March 7
10 a.m. in Fellowship Hall

For Riverbenders & Guests

Led by Dwight Brown

To hear last week's  introductory  session attended by 56 folks, click  here.

Lake Aurora
Youth planning to attend the Winter Retreat at Lake Aurora (Feb. 1-3) are reminded that the balance of your fees are due this Sunday, Jan. 20, to Youth Director Aaron Johnsen.

Quality Foot Care at Riverbend

Saturday, Jan. 19 ...  8:30-11:30 a.m. 
Youth Center

Give it a try & you WILL return the next month, or your feet will be angry with you.  Free pedicure ... foot/calf massage ... nails painted ... blood pressure check ... refreshments ... fellowship.
The Preached Word
Pastor Scott Menez

To listen to the latest Riverbend sermons, click on the title:

SUNDAY (10:30 a.m.)
Philippians 1:8-11

WEDNESDAY (6:15 p.m.)
Ryan Cochran

Scott Menez,  Teaching Pastor

Rick Cobb,  Pastor of Worship & Facilities

Jason Karr,  Pastor of Education & Riverbend                    Academy

Jerry Schaeffer  (part-time), Pastor of Communi-                cations, Membership & Senior Adults

Brian Shealy,  Executive Pastor & Seminary Dean

Support Staff
Bridget Barton, Receptionist & Pastoral Secretary
Bobby Caliendo (part-time), Director of Evangelism        & Outreach
Troy Dittman, Technical Director
Heyward Evans (part-time), Worship & Young                Adults Leader
Brian Giaquinto, Director of Administration &                  Finance
Judy Guess, Financial Secretary
Aaron Johnsen, Director of Youth Ministries
Rachel Mergener (part-time), Director of Children's        Ministries
Shayna Mills (part-time), Social Media Coordinator 
Laura Stene, Receptionist & Pastoral Secretary

Servant Leaders
Gabriel Martinez, Food Services Director
Deacons -- Brian Bulger, By Byington, John Griffin,        Aaron Johnsen, Andy Johnston, Mo McKinney,            Mike Mergener, Robbie Richmond, Jim Skelly,            Mike Waters.
January 16

Grilled pork chops with caramelized onions ... baked chicken alfredo pasta ... wild rice ... steamed broccoli ... dinner rolls ... soup ... dessert

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

Note:   Dinner salads for following week may be ordered a week in advance at cash register.
This 'n that

'Joy' Bible Fellowship Group Luncheon is planned this Tuesday, Jan. 15: Fellowship Hall at 11:30 a.m.
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Alpha Women's Center is hosting a prayer gathering on Tuesday, Jan. 22, in observance of Sanctity of Human Life Month. The 9:30 a.m. event will be at the Revive Cafe, 203 South Second Street in Flagler Beach. They will pray for the families of the 61 million murdered babies since abortion was legalized in 1973.
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Several Christmas cards that were never picked up at the Missions Post Office may be addressed to you. Stop by the Welcome Center to get yours.
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Sarah's Circle meets for a covered dish dinner Tuesday, Jan.22, at the home of Bonnie Strutton (8 Bay Pointe Drive, Ormond). It begins at 5:30 p.m.  RSVP if you plan to attend: click here or call Carole Edwards, 453-5990.


Looking Ahead

Sunday  -- Bible Fellowship Groups, 9 am ... Morning Worship, 10:30 am
Wednesday  -- Fellowship Supper, 4:15-6 pm ... 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  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, 6:30 pm
Monday  -- Men's Basketball, Worship Center, 6 pm
Wednesday -- Truth & Grace Club (TAG), 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 Assisted Living,  10 am

15 (Tue) -- Joy BFG Luncheon, Fellowship Hall, 11:30 am
16 (Wed) -- Deacons, Academy Library, 7:30 pm
17 (Thu) -- 'Heaven & Hell' Bible Study, Fellowship Hall, 10 am
18 (Fri) -- Middle School 'Moonlight Ball,' Youth Center-Worship Center, 6:30-9 pm
18 (Fri) -- High School Coffehouse, Youth Center-Worship Center, 8:30-11:30 pm
19 (Sat) -- Sole-Savers (foot care), Youth Center, 8:30-11:30 am
19 (Sat) -- Missions Prayer/Support Team Breakfast, Fellowship Hall, 9 am
20 (Sun) -- Membership Class (includes light lunch), Fellowship Hall, 12:15 pm
22 (Tue) -- Sarah's Circle, home of Bonnie Strutton (8 Bay Pointe Drive, Ormond), 5:30 pm
23 (Wed) -- Table Talk (during Mid-Week Worship), Worship Center, 6:15 pm
24 (Thu) -- 'Heaven & Hell' Bible Study, Fellowship Hall, 10 am
24 (Thu) -- HEAR (Home Educators): Literature Night, Fellowship Hall, 6:30 pm
25 (Fri) -- Stand in the Gap personal prayer time, Fellowship Hall, 4-6 pm
27 (Sun) -- Lord's Supper, during Morning Worship, 10:30 am
27 (Sun) -- DTP (Discipleship Training Program), church campus, 5 pm

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