Children & Youth Activities February 2017

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Regular Schedule

Sundays

  • 9:00 a.m.: Family Handbell Choir, Bell Room
  • 9:20 a.m.: Children’s Choirs Makeup Rehearsal, Choir Room (by appointment)
  • 9:45 a.m.: Sunday School
  • 11:00 a.m.: Worship, Sanctuary
    • Children’s Worship for grades 1 & 2
  • 5:00 p.m.: Youth Choir, Youth Choir Room
  • 5:45 p.m.: Youth Snack Supper, Fellowship Hall
  • 6:15 p.m.: Youth Music, Youth Area
  • 6:45 p.m.: Youth Bible Study, Youth Area

Wednesdays

  • 4:45 p.m.: River Road Camerata, Choir Room
  • 5:30 p.m.: Wednesday Night Dinner, Fellowship Hall
  • 6:00 p.m.: Children’s Choirs
    • Crusader Choir – grades 3-5, Choir Room
    • Carol Choir – grades 1 & 2, Youth Choir Room
    • Cherub Choir – pre-k & kindergarten, UC #232
  • 6:45 p.m.: Voice for Life, Choir Room
  • 7:00 p.m.: Youth Choir Makeup Rehearsal, Choir Room (by appointment)

Upcoming Events

Pastor Installation Service
Sunday, February 12
4:00 p.m., Sanctuary

Childcare will be provided in the preschool area from 3:30-6:30 pm for children birth to eight years old. Please fill out the form online with your child(ren)’s details so we may plan accordingly.

Shrove Tuesday Party
Tuesday, February 28
6:00 p.m., Fellowship Hall

This year preschool, children, youth, and their families will meet together to celebrate Fat Tuesday. There will be plenty of great food: pancakes, bacon, apples, cinnamon buns, and milk and juice. Games and special music will fill the evening with fun. Please sign-up by February 26 by filling out the form online. Come join us as we celebrate together! Laissez Bon Temps Rouler!

CARITAS

Youth Serve Dinner & Make Lunches
Sunday, February 19

Children & Families Serve Dinner & Make Lunches
Wednesday, February 22

Other ways you can volunteer:

  • Cot Setup – Saturday, February 18
  • Cot Take Down – Saturday, February 25
  • Serve Hot Breakfast – Saturday, February 25

River Road Church Preschool Development Center

Open House, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Thursday, February 16
Wednesday, March 22

The preschool offers programs for children 9 months through 5 years old. In addition to the typical 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. preschool program, the school offers Early Morning Drop Off from 7:30-9:00 a.m., as well as extended hours from 12:00-4:00 p.m. We welcome anyone who may be interested in River Road Preschool to visit their website or stop by for a tour.

Youth

Youth Bulletin Board

Parents have requested that youth information be placed on a bulletin board located near the Youth Area. The board is next to the entrance of the Youth Area. The monthly calendars and activities will be posted there for all to see. Check it out!

Summer 2017

PASSPORTkids! Camp
June 20-23
Eagle Eyrie, Lynchburg, VA

PASSPORTkids! is 4-day, 3-night children’s camp for children who have completed 3rd – 5th grade filled with fun faith-building programming and hands-on missions education. At camp, your kids will discover God’s love and practice being followers of Jesus through an active schedule of Bible studies, missions education, recreation, and worship. As group leaders, you’ll be able to focus on engaging your children as they explore their faith without any the burden of planning and logistics. Space is limited, so please contact Kim Crowley to sign up. One male chaperone is needed. A $50 deposit is required by April 1.

Youth PASSPORT Camp
June 25-30
Averett University, Danville, VA

This year the group will be attending the Missions Camp at Averett. The work teams will spend each day working with some sort of outreach project. In addition, there will be Bible study, worship, group devotions, and recreation. PASSPORT is open to all middle school and senior high students. Space is limited, so see Chester Phelps to sign-up. Chaperones are needed.

Hands & Hearts: Family Mission Trip
June 25 – July 1
Nickelsville, VA

The Hands and Hearts Family Mission Trip will serve those in need in the area of Nickelsville, VA, and the projects will be determined by the skills and passions of those who sign up. It may range from home repairs and light construction, to assisted living home visitation and food pantry assistance. This trip is for children who have completed kindergarten, parents, grandparents, and any member of our RRCB church family. All youth 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Vacation Bible School
July 10-14

Have U Seen? invites children to discover God’s fingerprints in their own backyard and beyond. Amazing things happen when children discover God at work around them! If you are interested in volunteering please email vbs@rrcb.org. Child registration will be available in the spring.

Unidiversity
July 17-22
Knoxville, TN

The group will spend time in Bible study and discipleship activities. The camp is led by adult volunteers and Youth Ministers. Recreation, talent night, and free time is also built into the schedule. Unidiversity is open to all middle school and high students. Space is limited, so see Chester Phelps to sign-up. Chaperones are needed.

Youth & Adults Mission Tour
August 4-13
Farmington, ME

We will once again return to Farmington, Maine to work at the Conference Center and at Farmington Baptist Church. The group will be lodged and have its meals on the University of Maine campus. The tour is open to adults and youth. Space is limited and there are requirements. Please see Chester Phelps for an application.

Contact

Email pictures from youth events and activities to youth@rrcb.org.

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