One of Riverwood’s core values is:

  • Transformational Growth: We believe that our walk with God is a deepening experience requiring intentionality and yieldedness to God (2 Peter 3:18).
Grow through the Word: At Riverwood, we say “Everyone in the Word, every day”.
Grow through Service: ” As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace: whoever speaks, as one who speaks oracles of God; whoever serves, as one who serves by the strength that God supplies—in order that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ.”  1 Peter 4:10-11 ESV

Gold there is, and rubies in abundance, but lips that speak knowledge are a rare jewel. – Proverbs 20:15 (NIV)



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Welcome!  You’ll find equipping for ministry here!

God desires all believers to be equipped to do their part in the Body of Christ, His Church.

From Him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.

Written in the context of spiritual gifts, Ephesians 4:16 emphasizes the importance of everybody doing their part.

Learn About and Discover Your Spiritual Gifts

Take a spiritual gifts test to identify the gifts God has given you.
More importantly, get involved serving God in a variety of ministry experiences to help you identify your gifts by checking out Serving Opportunities.

Develop Your Spiritual Gifts through Training for Ministry

God wants to mold you and shape you into a vessel for His glory as you line up with His design.
And He wants you to “spur one another on toward love and good deeds.” (Heb. 10:24)