Office hours:  
        Mondays: office closed
        Tuesday-Thursday: 8 am-3pm
        Fridays: 8am-1pm
                 
Saturday, July 13:
   9:00 am-2:00 pm Training for 5 Day Club Volunteers
Sunday, July 14:
   10:00 am Worship Service
   Following the service, an informal Q & A
   12:30 pm Baby Shower
Monday, July 15: (office closed)
Wednesday, July 17:
   6:30-8:00 pm Youth Group at Carpenter’s home
Thursday, July 18:
   6:45 pm Church Council meets
Friday, July 19:
   6:45 am Men’s Bible Study at Cutters Point
Saturday, July 20:
   8:00 am-11:00 am Feeding the Homeless

Weekly Q&A’s
Every Sunday following the service
If you’d like to hear the latest progress report regarding merger issues, or you’d like a chance to give input, please join us for an informal Q & A session. We’ll meet at the front of the sanctuary immediately following the worship service. Pastor Jon and people from the council or task force will be there for you to chat with.

Merger Task Force
The Church Council has appointed a Task Force to work with The GraceWorks to examine details that would need to be worked out should our two churches decide to merge: Joel Birchman, Pat Keeley, Dennis Anderson and Bethany Doak. Feel free to bring questions or suggestions to any Task Force Member.

Questions for Pastor Kevin?
If you have a question for Pastor Kevin from The GraceWorks regarding our possible church merge, you are invited to email him directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. This email has been set up specifically for the people of RRCC. Kevin will respond to you directly.

Baby Shower
Sunday, July 14, 12:30 pm at the church
Paul and Anna are expecting their second baby girl in early August. Please join us to celebrate this new life! RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Make-up Training for 5 Day Club Volunteers
Saturday, July 16, 9:00 am—noon in room 11/13
If you have volunteered but were not able to attend the July 13 training you need to attend this class. Questions? Email Amy Grothe at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

RRCC Youth
Wednesday, July 17, 6:30-8:00pm at the Carpenter’s
For details contact Pastor Josh or Tiff at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or check the July newsletter.

Feeding the Homeless
Saturday, July 20
We’ll meet at the Youth Building at 8:00 am, and return by 11:00 am. Questions? Contact Tressa Linn.

Decorating for 5 Day Club
Friday, July 19, 2:00-5:00 pm
We need your help to decorate for our jungle themed 5 Day Club! Bring your creative ideas and be prepared to roll up your sleeves. If you cannot make Friday, but would like to help out on Saturday or Sunday after church, contact Amy Grothe at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Adventure Week: 5 Day Club
July 22-26, 2:00-4:30 pm at RRCC
For children ages 5 to 12! Activities include bible lessons, songs, memory verses, prizes, and games. There is no fee for the club. Invite your friends and neighbors! Sign your child up online at rrcov.org. Questions? Contact our children’s ministry team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Christmas is Coming; Are you Ready?
Saturday, August 3
River Ridge will host “Christmas in August.” Pat Keeley will show you how you can complete one or more of four simple sewing projects that will make excellent Christmas gifts. Sign-up in the lobby. Questions? Contact Pat.

Joint Worship Service & Picnic with TGW Church
Sunday, August 11 at 11:00 am at Black Lake Bible Camp
(6521 Fairview Rd SW, Olympia, WA 98512)
The GraceWorks Church (TGW) has invited us to join them for this event. There will be a picnic lunch immediately following the worship service. Drinks, hamburgers, hotdogs, and all plates, cups, etc. will be provided. Please bring: A side and a dessert, with any necessary serving utensils. After lunch, we’ll have baptisms and then hopefully open up swimming for all (depending on lifeguard availability). If you would like to be baptized, let one of the RRCC pastors know. There will not be a service at RRCC on this date.
 
PacNWC Women Ministries Fall Retreat
September 20-22 at Cascades Camp & Conf Center in Yelm
The retreat speaker will be Sharon Garlough Brown, author of the Sensible Shoes series and spiritual director of Abiding Way Ministries. For full details pick up a brochure in the lobby or go to www.wmpacnwc.org/fall-retreat.

Men’s Bible Study
Fridays, 6:45 am at Cutter’s Point in Hawks Prairie
The Men’s Bible Study is continuing to meet through the summer. Each week they study a portion of scripture and have a great time of discussion. Drop ins are welcome! For more information contact Tim Beirne at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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.   

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.

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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).