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IDENTITY:  Christianity is not defined by what we do, but what God has done.

IDENTITY:  To be “In Christ” means your face has always been before the Father.  There has never been a time when he has not loved you.

IDENTITY:  “In Christ” identity isn’t earned… It’s given!

IDENTITY:  The enemies of identity in Christ – Pressure to perform, Fear of failure, Constant comparisons, Wrecked relationships, Fatigue and frustrations.  SOLUTION:  Rest in the finished work of Christ!

IDENTITY:  Of what value is it for the preacher to tell us “Be Holy!” if he doesn’t tell us that we are Holy “In Christ”?  The primary problem is not right behavior, but believing that God has declared those “In Christ” righteous.

IDENTITY:  Our main problem in the Christian life is not that we don’t try hard enough to be good, but that we haven’t believed the Gospel and received its finished reality into all parts of our lives.

You get the idea…At Riverstone Community, we believe that the Christian life is wrapped up in our relationship with Jesus..  We are “In Christ”.

Currently, we are tracking that wonderful idea through the book of Philippians.  We hope you will join us in our walk through this powerful book as we continue to investigate what it means to be “In Christ”.

 

Pastor Rick

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Wednesday Night Classes - On Pause for Two Weeks

Since the third Sunday of March 2020, we have done everything at Riverstone that we possibly can, in order to err on the side of caution when it comes to the safety of our people in regard to Covid 19. 

 

Continuing to follow this priority, it is in the best interest of our people, to take at least a two week break from our Wednesday Night Bible Studies.

Because of the close proximity of each other in our classes, this will be best in order to keep everyone safe and healthy.

 

Lord willing, we will pick back up on Wednesday night, February 10.

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The RCC Food Pantry Ministry is available for those in need

Our Riverstone Food Pantry Ministry is led by John and Vickie Woods. If you or someone you know is in need, please go to the church kitchen after service or speak with any of your church leaders who are here to serve.

 

If you would like to contribute to the Food Pantry Ministry, we would gratefully accept the following items. Please be mindful of expirations dates.

Canned vegetables

Cereal
Boxed dinners Dry beans
Boxed rice Can and dry milk
Pasta sauce Peanut Butter
Canned meat Jelly
Canned fruit Dry, condensed, ready to serve soup
Salt & Pepper shakers Diapers, wipes
Cooking Spray

Bath soap, Deodorant, Shampoo, Disposable razors,

Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Toilet tissue

Vegetable oil Store gift cards to purchase perishable items

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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