Normal office hours:  
        Mondays: office closed
        Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays: 8 am-noon and 1-3 pm
                 (if you need to come by during the lunch hour please call ahead)
        Fridays: 8 am-2 pm

Saturday, April 14:
    8:30 am-3:00 pm Rummage Sale
Sunday, April 15:
   10:00 am Worship Service
Monday, April 16: (office closed)
Tuesday, April 17:
   9:30-11:15 am Women’s Bible Study
   6:30-8:00 pm Middle School Ministry
Wednesday, April 18:
   6:30-8:00 pm High School Ministry
Thursday, April 19:
   6:45 pm Church Council Meeting
Friday, April 20:  
   6:45 am Men’s Morning Bible Study at Cutters Point (drop ins welcome!)
Saturday, April 21:
   9:00 am-2:00 pm Small Group Training Seminar

Grow Groups
Grow Groups are small groups of RRCC attenders who meet in a home, generally once a week, to study together and build friendships. Check the Grow Groups webpage for a list of all the groups and what they are studying. If you need further information, contact our Grow Group Coordinator, Jim Sedore. He’d be glad to help you find a group that fits for you.                                 

Immerse

Beginning April 15 — For eight weeks
We will engage in Immerse, a congregational opportunity to read the Bible together using a naturally formatted Bible and having discussions about it together. We’ll be reading the first of six volumes, specifically called Messiah, which include the entire New Testament.

Small Group Training Seminar
Saturday, April 21, 9:00 am-2:00 pm. Here at RRCC
If you are interested in small group ministry at any level or gaining new leadership skills, please join us!
We have collaborated with Grace Community Covenant and Crossroads Covenant in presenting this seminar.
Pre-registration is $12 or $15 at the door. This includes materials and lunch.  For more information contact Jim Sedore or the church office.

Needlers—Quilters: Next meeting Saturday, April 28
Meeting the 2nd Monday and 4th Saturday from noon-4:00 pm
Our Quilters meet to make items for people with long-term illness or disabilities, new parents, and local charities. Questions?  Contact Pat Keeley or Rosalea Carslin.

RRCC’s annual Faith in Action (FIA) Day
Sunday, May 6
This will be our annual day to take a Sunday morning to leave the building, and be the church in our community through a variety of service projects. There will be projects for all ages. We will be starting at church at 9:00 am, coming back to the church at noon to have lunch and conclude at 1:30 pm. Sign up for a project that fits for you. We have FIA t-shirts for sale. To order one please pick up an order form in the lobby and return it, with the $10/shirt payment, to Pastor Dan by April 15.  

6K Walk for Water
Saturday, May 19, starting at 8:30 am from RRCC
THIS SPRING, CHANGE A LIFE. Join us and advocates across the globe in the mission to bring life-changing clean water and fullness of life to children in communities around the world. Walk, run, or push a stroller with us at this World Vision Global 6K for Water. Each registration provides lasting clean water to a child, like the child on your race bib!  The run will start at River Ridge Covenant Church, and the course will take us over to the Regional Athletic Complex, and back to the Church where we will celebrate with some yummy food! Register by April 30 to ensure you get a t-shirt in your size!  Contact Linsey Lyons for more information or go to: https://www.teamworldvision.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.team&teamID=10256

Neah Bay Visit:
On May 4-6 a group is traveling down from Makah Lutheran in Neah Bay to join us for our Faith In Action  Day. We have a full weekend planned. We would love to have you join us! Please sign up in the lobby by Thursday, May 4 if you plan to attend the lunch or dinner on Saturday.  Questions? Contact Pastor Dan.

Community Garden Plots Available
River Ridge Covenant has 12 raised beds (4'x10') that we make available to residents of Lacey as a service to the community. Beds are available for use from April-October for an annual fee of $10. To request a garden bed, pick up a copy of the application and guidelines from the foyer -- or download the forms from the church website -- and return both the application and a signed copy of the guidelines to the church office. Questions? Contact Derek Stinson or Lynette Anderson.

Meal Train—Meal Train is the tool we’re using when someone in the RRCC church body is in need of assistance with meals for a short time. When meals are needed we send out ‘invitations’ via email, through Meal Train, to people who may want to help with providing a meal. If you’d like to receive the Meal Train emails please contact Pastor Peg Melhaff.  

Truly Motivated Transitional Living (TMTL) is a network of clean and sober living homes in Yelm, Washington. They will hold their annual dinner & auction on April 23rd. Peg & Gary Melhaff would love to talk with you about possible donations for the auction! More information, including ticket info is available in the lobby.

Scrip—Please consider purchasing Scrip cards in the lobby for your shopping needs or as gifts. When you purchase our cards, the River Ridge Kids Ministries get a percentage of the proceeds.  It costs you nothing over the price of the card. Questions?  Speak to the person at the scrip table in the lobby.

Give Online
Giving online at RRCC is made simple through the option available through our website.

Giving by text message

You can now give to River Ridge by text message from your smartphone. Simply send the dollar amount to (360) 234-3986. The first time you do so, you'll be asked to click on a link to a secure page where you enter your payment information. To minimize fees for the church, we ask you to consider choosing to have the money taken directly from your bank account (known as ACH). You can also have it charged to your credit or debit card. Thank you for your generosity! Watch for more information on this and other giving options. Questions? Contact Dennis Anderson, Church Administrator.

Family Support Center (FSC)—Diapers needed
Diapers can be placed in the FSC box in the lobby. Opened bags are also welcome. Monetary donations or checks, payable to “FSC” and noted ‘for diapers’, can be placed in the designated jar in the foyer. Questions? Contact Heather Birchman.

River Ridge Covenant Church on Facebook
You can see the latest photos and updates on our Facebook page by clicking the Facebook icon on the right side of our website and joining.

RRCOV on Twitter
Stay up-to-date with all the goings on at River Ridge Covenant. Follow us on Twitter @RRCOV and we'll keep you in the loop. If you don’t ‘Tweet’ you can follow us on the home page of our website. We’ll use this for urgent messages as well (i.e. service cancelled due to weather).