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Stay in the Race!

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Nowhere in Scripture are we promised that walking with or running with Christ is going to be easy … In fact, quite the contrary … “These things I have spoken to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage, I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 …

 

Hebrews 12:1-3, tells us, we are in a race … In that race there will be times (many of them) where we are tempted to quit on God and drop out of the race. These Hebrews believers were enduring an awful time of trial and persecution. In light of that, the writer is attempting to encourage these weary, hurting believers to be faithful to Jesus and continue the race.

 

Believe me, there are times when it is easy to be discouraged about your own race … Life can be difficult, Trials come,  … There are these persistent temptations to drop out, and let other do the running …

 

Be Encouraged – Don’t drop out!

“Fixing your eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.”

 

Jesus is the Perfect Model of faith … Stay In The Race … Run Well!

 

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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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