RCC Blogs

May 31
Joy No Matter What Posted By Brent Van Elswyk, Pastor of Families & Counseling / Teaching Pastor

Philippians is my favorite book in the entire Bible! It is the one book I return to over and over again for encouragement and faith - no matter what is happening in my life. Why? Because Philippians is all about trusting God… no matter what! Paul writes P

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May 19
Mission Auction 2016 Posted By RCC Staff

​Praise the Lord for His abundant blessings and provision!  This was the celebratory praise universally offered from the RCC body at the conclusion of the recent Mission Auction event.  Because of the Lord’s great grace and provision, the body at RCC rais

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May 17
When Prayer is Enough Posted By Angelo Frazier, Pastor of Outreach & Care

​People in every religion pray.  It has been said that even non-believers have been known to pray (there are no atheists in fox holes).  A casual study of the major religions across the globe from Hinduism to Christianity will show you that there not only

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May 12
Love that Stoops to Serve Posted By Terri Downs, Director of Women's Ministries

“Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves…” Phil 2:3 It was Christmas time during a crowded service when a young child who was sick with the flu spewed his breakfast al

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May 11
Weekend Discipleship Intensive Posted By RCC Staff

​“Impactful.”  “Clarified the focus on being a church that makes disciples who make disciples.”    “A great time to get to know others within our church body.”  “Well worth the time commitment.”  These are but a few of the comments from some of the 20

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May 03
Spring Leader Meeting Posted By RCC Staff

The recent All Leaders quarterly meeting held on April 24 was highlighted by how God accomplishes his will at RiverLakes Church with such a diverse and uniquely gifted church family.  After lunch, Pastor Todd Farnsworth led a time of corporate prayer.

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Apr 28
Girl Friendzy: P.J. Bunco Posted By RCC Staff

The images of ladies in their “jammies” amid the shouts of “Bunco” and “Travelers” are still echoing in the halls of the Community Center after close to 200 women participated in the recent “Girl Friendzy” hosted by Women’s Ministries on April 22, 2016.

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Apr 27
19 New Members! Posted By RCC Staff

On April 17 nineteen new members were added to the RiverLakes family after completion of the Membership class.  The new members include:  David and Danielle Archuleta, Adam and Jody Banducci, Jamie and Emily Black, Noah and Kelly Bryant, Meredith Garrett,

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Apr 26
Strong & Courageous Posted By Todd Farnsworth, Pastor of Men & Students

I have not always been “strong and courageous.” Often I have found myself actually quite the opposite. Then after spending some time in prayer and reflection I was reminded of one of my favorite scriptures.  “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courag

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Apr 21
God’s Work in Tanzania Posted By RCC Staff

Bwana Yesu Asifiwe! (Swahili for “Praise the Lord”) This was the consensus proclamation at a debrief meeting on April 17, 2016 from the short-term mission team, who recently returned from their strategic evaluation trip to Tanzania, Africa. The Team, comp

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