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Sunday Worship: 9 & 10:45 am
Mark Your Calendars!
3.24: Apizzagetics with Christine Chamberlain, 12:30 pm
3.31: Teen Challenge Choir, both services
4.19: Good Friday service, 6:30 pm
4.21: Easter Sunday services, 8, 9, 10, & 11 am
(Apologetics with Pizza!)
Sunday, March 24th, 12:30-1:30 pm
Join us for a pizza lunch and a lesson on apologetics from Christine Chamberlain. Learn how to tell your friends about Christ!
Holy Week Services
Friday, April 19th: Good Friday Service
                                                      6:30 pm: Family-friendly activities
                                                      7:00 pm: Walk to the Cross & Communion
                                                                                        Sunday, April 21st: Easter Sunday!
                                                                                        Services at 8:00, 9:00, 10:00, & 11:00 am


Order Easter Flowers!
Order forms will be available in the bulletins on Sunday, please put form and payment (made out to Riverwood) in the offering plate. Orders are due by March 27th. The flowers will be used to decorate the sanctuary for Easter Sunday, and they can be picked up after the final service on Easter.
Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge

Sunday March 31st at both services. We will be providing them with lunch after the services.  If you would like to contribute, checkout the Sign Up Genius at

Prayer at Riverwood!
Riverwood has a new way to pray! We now have a 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:
You can also join us for our monthly prayer service, Sunday, April 14th, at 7:00 pm in the sanctuary.
2018 Giving Statements
You can create a login and view your info and giving statements through Breeze Church Management. Visit and click “Create Account.” It’s as easy as that! If your email address is not found in the system, contact the church office ( to be added.
*If you would like to receive a copy of your statement by email or mail, contact the church office ( or 763-477-9126)*
Pray for Haiti!
Plans for the mission trip to Haiti are currently on hold, but we need to 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 Strobe Light Pillow Fight Gut Busting Night!
Friday, April 5th, 6-10:30 pm
We will be doing a progressive fast food dinner (travel to 5 different fast food restaurants in Buffalo), with one food item per restaurant (chosen by the leaders). Then, return to Riverwood for a strobe light, pillow fight, dance party!
Envelopes are still available!
If you would still like to donate to the Elevate Mission Trip Envelope Fundraiser, contact the church office ( for an envelope.
Middle School & High School Bible Study
Middle School Sunday School: During the 10:45 service in Classroom 1 (Dismissed after worship)
High School Bible Study: Sunday nights, 7-8:30 pm at the Linna’s (8001 Southridge Tr., Rockford)
Upcoming Women’s Events:
Next Bible Study Opportunity:
Fully Alive by Susie Larson
Tuesdays, April 2-May 7, 6:30-8:30 pm 
Led & hosted by Amy Robinson
Cost for workbook: $10.50 
For more information on Riverwood Women’s Ministry, email
UPDATED Women’s Ministry calendar is available here: 2019 Women’s Ministry Calendar
****  Or email us at  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:
Memory Verse of the Week:
Philippians 2:13, NIrV
“God is working in you. He wants your plans and your acts to fulfill his good purpose.”


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!
Now it’s time to work toward Phase II funding!
Sharing love and faith by gathering and serving in our communities to address Health, Habitation and Hunger. The 7th annual Thousand Hearts Crow River Serve Day is Saturday, May 18. Join over four-hundred volunteers in one day of service to our communities. Projects include groundwork at Elmwood Cemetery, Rockford Schools and the Ames-Florida Stork House, community gardens, donating blood, planting flowers at Greenfield Central Park and packing meals for Kids Against Hunger. Many projects are family friendly. The day includes a light breakfast and lunch at Riverside Park in Rockford and a program and dinner at Rockford High School Commons. For more information and to sign up, contact Annette Tryon at or visit our website at and like us on Facebook at Thousand Hearts Crow River Serve Day.
8230 Cedar Street
Hours: Monday & Thursday, 5:30-7:30 pm
Tuesday, 9:30-11:00 am
Food Shelf Food Focus for the Month:
At the Greenfield Mall
Hours: Monday-Friday, 10:00 am-7:00 pm
Saturday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm