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Sunday Worship: 9 & 10:45 am
 
Mark Your Calendars!
 
 
5.26: Prayer in Pastor Keith’s Office, 8:45 am-noon
 
5.30: VBS Informational Meeting, 6:30 pm
 
 
 
 
Power Up: Vacation Bible School
July 8th-11th, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
For kids starting Pre-K through starting 5th Grade
 
If you are interested in helping out with VBS this year, there will be an informational meeting on
Thursday, May 30th at 6:30 pm at Riverwood.
 
 
Senior Recognition Sunday                                                      
On Sunday, June 2nd, we will be recognizing our high school graduates at the 10:45 am service. If you have a student who will be graduating from high school, please get their name to the church office (office@riverwoodcovenant.org) as soon as possible!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Need some yard work done, babysitting, any odd jobs? The Elevate students are still raising money for their mission trip and are hard workers! Contact Geo at geolinna@yahoo.com with projects.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prayer at Riverwood!
 
Riverwood has a new way to pray! We now have a Pray.com website for Riverwood Covenant Church. Anyone can join–it is a great way to get to know each other and to pray for each other! Follow the link below to set up your account: https://pray-app.app.link/Nt8CS3iUhT
 
Prayer will be held every Sunday morning at 8:30 am in Classroom 4. Then, from 8:45 am-noon, Pastor Keith’s office will be open for prayer every Sunday. Join us for these great opportunities to pray over our church and community!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pray for Haiti!
Continue to be in prayer for Haiti and Steve VanOss and his family. Steve’s wife and daughters live in Haiti currently. Pray for protection and safety for Steve’s family and his ministry, Voice of Angels.
 
 
 
Middle School & High School Bible Study
Middle School meets Sundays in Classroom 1 during the 10:45 am service (dismissed after worship)
High School meets at Geo’s house (8001 Southridge, Rockford) on Sundays from 7-8:30 pm
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Women’s Events:
 
Next Gather & Grow: Progressive Tea Garden Tour
 
For more information on Riverwood Women’s Ministry, email WomensMinistry@riverwoodcovenant.org.
 
UPDATED Women’s Ministry calendar is available here: 2019 Women’s Ministry Calendar
 
 
 
 
Progressive Tea Garden Tour
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Please RSVP at Signup Genius www.signupgenius.com/go/4090C45A8A728A1FD0-gather2
Join us for the last Gather & Grow before Summer break as we tour two of Riverwood’s Garden Artists, Lena Anderson and Amy Robinson.

Saturday, June 15

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

First Stop (10:00 am): Lena Anderson’s Garden Come and see the beautiful Peony Lane and more 11112 Church St. NE, Hanover Serving Scones served with jam & cream, fruit and beverages
 
Second Stop (11:00 am): Amy Robinson’s Garden A spiritual resting place filled with color and beauty 1010 Woodlawn Ct., Rockford Serving finger sandwiches & small bites with decadent desserts & beverages
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
****  Or email us at office@riverwoodcovenant.org.  We are still looking for folks to help out with hospitality, Sunday Morning Experience, and more.  Serving Jesus should be joyful – and it helps build our faithfulness and our leadership capacity.  We have many needs as Riverwood grows – let us work with you to find a great spot to at Riverwood!
 
 
 
 
 
 
Riverwood Kids!
 
Nursery: ages 0-2 at both services
Sunday School: ages pre-k to 5th grade at both services
 
This month’s Life App:
Perseverance!
 
 
 
 
 
Memory Verse of the Week:
Hebrews 12:2-3, NIrV
 

“Let us keep looking to Jesus. He is the one who started this journey of faith. And he is the one who completes the journey of faith. He paid no attention to the shame of the cross. He suffered there because of the joy he was looking forward to. Then he sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. He made it through these attacks by sinners. So think about him. Then you won’t get tired. You won’t lose hope.”

 

 

 
 
 
 
Total Received/Pledged: $381,000 over 3 years!
 
  • Elevate Student Ministries full-time position $165,000 over 3 years: 100% funded!
  • Church Planting through the ECC $50,000: $25K funded so far!
  • Making a Difference International $50,000: moved to Phase III due to timing
  • Life Renewal Church (Pastor Joseph): $20,000 funded!
  • Pulse Twin Cities $5000: Fully funded!
 
 
 
 
 
 
Donation Door Greeters needed! Did you know that both staff and volunteers answer the RiverWorks Thrift Store Donation Door? I think it is quite fun to greet the people and thank them for their donations, especially in the beautiful spring weather! In this volunteer position we need people that are able to be on their feet for two hours and strong arms to receive the donations. These volunteers need to be quite friendly and polite as they represent RiverWorks. Current Times Needed: Tuesdays 3:30p.m – 6p.m. Wednesdays Noon to 2PM or 2 to 4PM Thursdays 4 to 6PM Saturdays – 10 AM – 4PM (Any 2 hours you can give us!) Click here to volunteer www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=450723036 or contact Jo Ann Huebsch at 763-477-5480
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8230 Cedar Street
763-477-6098
Hours: Monday & Thursday, 5:30-7:30 pm
Tuesday, 9:30-11:00 am
 
Food Shelf Food Focus for the Month:
Peanut Butter
 
 
 
At the Greenfield Mall
763-477-6098
Hours: Monday-Friday, 10:00 am-7:00 pm
Saturday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm