We are looking forward to our Sunday service, whether you are watching online, joining us in person, or phoning in.  If you would like to register to join us in person, Sunday at 10am, and do not have internet you can call Marlee in the church office to register 642-8060. She can take calls from Wednesday to Friday at 4 pm. Click the image above to register for this Sunday's service. There are still plenty of spots available.
Sunday Services: As we head into September, we will continue to broadcast our online services at 10am, and continue to hold our in-person service at 10am!

Fall Teaching Series: Engage
We are all relearning how to BE the Church.  Worshipping, connecting, volunteering all look different.  It can leave us feeling a bit disconnected and for some, discouraged.  Over these next few weeks we will be talking about what it looks like to BE the church and how we can engage. We hope this series will be helpful and encouraging so we can embrace this important series of ministry together. 

News & Updates
The Hope Mission is opening this coming week! It will be open on Tuesday, from 3:00 - 5:30 PM for people with last names from A to G; and on Fridays, from 10 AM - 12:30 PM, for people with last names from H to Z. Supper will be served at the Tuesday event and lunch at the Friday event. Don't forget to wear a mask as you enter the Mission building at 211 Main Street and go through the COVID registration process. Thanks!
Parents Meeting for Upcoming Youth Ministry Year       
September 22nd at 7pm we will be having a Zoom meeting for parents with children in Middle or High School youth ministry.  Our ministry year will begin the last week of September, but before we begin, we want to bring you up to speed on what our ministry will look like.  We will introduce the leaders, discuss the format of each night and talk about our Covid-19 protocols.  We will be needing parents to help support our ministry this year, and will share opportunities at this meeting.  To join us on Zoom, please click here. Our first night of J Walkers will be Sunday September 27th, and our first night of Transformers will be Tuesday September 29th.  
An Ordination service will be held for Rachel at Midland Baptist Church 4 Upper Midland Road Norton NB E5T1Z6 on Sunday, September 27 at 4 p.m. Guest Speaker Rev Rob Nylen Covid19 protocols will be followed.  If you are unable to attend, please join us via Facebook Live
Are you a worker in the educational environment who has been dealing with new challenges at the beginning of the academic year? Are you finding that nothing is the same as it was in other years? Perhaps you are ready for a 30-minute space to RECHARGE online spiritually with others involved in education. Beginning on Tuesday, September 29, at 8:30 p.m., and continuing for six weeks, you will have an opportunity to log in to Zoom with others involved in education for a brief check-in, devotional, and prayer. This is a place to relax and enjoy a little break from the busyness of the term, as facilitators (educators) from RiverCross Church guide these sessions. (There will be no homework involved with the event!) This time is set aside for teachers, principals, educational assistants, administrative staff, custodians, maintenance workers, community school coordinators, as well as faculty and staff in post-secondary institutions. Please register on the RiverCross Church website, so you will receive the Zoom link by e-mail.
Christmas Choir 2020 had its first meeting this past week with 40 people ready to help us celebrate Christ's birth this Christmas Season.  Christmas Choir this year will be short and unique, but also fun and powerful as we try new and creative things and minister through these challenging times.  If you would like to be part of Christmas Choir this year, please pick up your music and a practice CD from the church office and plan to attend our 3 rehearsals on September 30, October 7 and October 14, all at 7:30 pm here at RiverCross Church.  Hope to see you there!

Do you know of a university student or anyone who is in self-quarantine in our city, but has no support system around them?  If so, please contact the church office as we have church members willing to help support people in this situation.

Opportunities for This Week
Sunday September 20
10:00     In-person Worship Service
                Broadcasted Worship Service (YouTube)
1-888-506-7561 for call-in service
Monday September 21
5:30        Finance Meeting
6:30        Board of Management Meeting
Tuesday September 22
3:00        Hope Mission (Last Name A-G)
7:00        Parents meeting for Youth Ministry (Zoom)
Wednesday September 23
9:30        Staff Meeting
3:00        Biblical Introduction (Mandarin class)
5:15        Worship Team Practice
Thursday September 24
2:00        Recording for Sunday service
7:30        Suffering & Trial (Mandarin Class)
Friday September 25
8:00        Mandarin Prayer Meeting
10:00     Hope Mission (Last Name H-Z)
Saturday September 26
7:30        Mandarin Youth and Young Adult Group
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