Campaign Overview
 
IMAGINE funds Riverwood’s bold 3 year vision to:
 
  1. Connect the Next Generation to God and in community with each other
  2. Grow our Adults in faithfulness and leadership capacity for the purpose of greater Kingdom Impact.
  3. Reach our Community and World for Christ.
 
FIRST PHASE
  • Connect Next Gen: Support the growing Riverwood Covenant Church youth ministry with full-time support
  • Connect Next Gen: Execute blueprints and Drawings for Building Addition to support 3,000 sq. ft Next Gen Ministry Growth.
  • Reach Community/World: Impact 75,000 different people per week with Riverwood messaging on an electronic sign by Highway 55.
  • Reach Community/World: Provide startup funding for our sister church, Life Renewal Church in Uganda.
  • Reach Community/World: The U.S. unchurched population is the largest mission field in the English-speaking world and the third largest globally. Funding to launch a new church through Covenant Church Properties resulting in 30+ first-time commitments to Christ, and at least 200 people returning to church.
  • Connect Next Gen: Funding towards largest youth outreach in Minnesota history, PULSE Conference. 5,000 students come to Christ. 100 students from Riverwood attending.
 
 
 
SECOND PHASE
  • Connect Next Gen: Build a 3,000sqft addition to support Next Gen Ministries. Currently, our Next Generation ministry serves over 70 children each Sunday, and over 50 youth on Wednesday nights. The issue is space. Space for youth – large room, breakout rooms, and restrooms.
 
 
THIRD PHASE
  • Grow Adults: The church rises and falls on leadership, and a healthy church is led by healthy leaders. 30 leaders attend 20 hours of training, enrichment programs, and worship.
  • Grow Adults: Strengthen, heal and transform marriages – Scholarship for 30 couples to attend the Family Life Marriage Conference.Partne
  • Allow 100 families to move toward financial freedom with half scholarships to attend Financial Peace University by Dave Ramsey.
  • Reach Community/World: Partner with SonScape Retreats to provide our missionaries time to renew and invest in their marriages and their commitment to serving.Many families and individuals find themselves in financial bondage
  • Reach Community/World:  Improve Riverwood’s financial capacity in order to strengthen its position in this community. Create a financial reserve to absorb the fluctuations in irregular giving and expense patterns and shorten long-term obligations of the mortgage.
  • Reach Community/World:  Complete our funding of a 1,000+ seat auditorium and church facility, serving 2,000+ people per month for Life Renewal Ministries in Northeastern Uganda and provide funding for making a Difference International.