“Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt His name together.”
Psalm   34:3
“Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.”
Hebrews  13:8
“the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”
Joshua   1:9
“everyone who looks on the Son [of God] and believes in Him should have eternal life”
John   6:40
“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”
James   4:8
Riveroaks Reformed Presbyterian Church
Riveroaks Reformed Presbyterian Church
Riveroaks Reformed Presbyterian Church
Riveroaks Reformed Presbyterian Church
Riveroaks Reformed Presbyterian Church
Riveroaks Reformed Presbyterian Church
Riveroaks Reformed Presbyterian Church
Riveroaks Reformed Presbyterian Church
Riveroaks Reformed Presbyterian Church

Ministries

Men of Riveroaks

Men of Riveroaks

Riveroaks’ Men meet together on a regular basis for activities, fellowship, and Bible study. They serve as accountability partners to each other by being “in the world but not of the world.”

Men's Bible Study

6:00am - Tuesdays & Fridays in the Fellowship Hall

Men's Prayer Hour

7:00am - Saturdays in the Fellowship Hall

Men's Monthly Breakfast - Alternate Saturday Activity

Men of Riveroaks

7:30am - Monthly Meal with a guest speaker in the Fellowship Hall
This activity offers cuisine prepared by our own men as well as fellowship within small groups and a special message from a speaker after the meal. Visitors are always welcome; first meal is FREE.

Men's Annual Winter Retreat

Each year the men gather for an annual retreat at a local retreat center. A guest speaker is welcomed each year to address a topic specifically designed for them.

Maintenance

Riveroaks men are also very active in maintenance of our church property. Several times a year, they gather to remove debris and the effects of erosion from the property. It is also a great bonding time for men, young and old.

Service to Others

As needs arise within the church family, our men offer assistance with moves, repairs, property maintenance, and transportation for the elderly, disabled, or needy members and regular visitors.



Women of Riveroaks

Riveroaks' Women offer...

  • Education Opportunities: “learning about God's grace”
  • Weekly Bible Study on Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30am, September-November / January-April
  • Nursery and Children’s Bible Study are available (ages 2-5)
  • Night Circle/Day Circle
  • Small groups of women meet for book studies during the day or the evening.
  • Woman to Woman Gatherings: “hearing about God's grace”
  • Alternate dates featuring gatherings for fellowship, testimony, and sharing are enjoyed.
  • Women’s Annual Winter Retreat (Pinecrest Conference Center)

Each year the women gather for an annual retreat. A guest speaker is welcomed each year to address a topic specifically designed for them.

  • Mercy Ministries: “demonstrating God's grace”
  • ADOPT-A-SCHOOL PROGRAM - volunteers assist teachers/students at Dexter Elementary School as well as care for the faculty and staff
  • VISITATION to shut-ins and those who are sick
  • PRAYER/CARD MINISTRY reaches out to those needing a loving reminder of God’s care
  • Neighborhood MEALS are organized through local coordinators to assist members and regular visitors during times of family crises or transition
  • Outreach Ministries: “seeking to serve those outside our church and extend to them the grace and love of Jesus”
  • INNER CITY MEMPHIS WOMEN Ministry is working alongside the Women’s Ministry at Emmanuel Episcopal Center - Wednesdays at 10:00am
  • LIFE CHOICES - volunteers always welcome
  • THE VILLAGE AT GERMANTOWN - developing relationships with our senior citizen friends across the street

Adult Sunday School

adult sunday school

All Sunday School classes meet at 9:30am until the Sanctuary Renovation Project is completed.

The current classes are:

  • (1) How do I love my Muslim neighbor? Teachers: Kyle Dillon and Jayson Evaniuck (Rm. 114)
  • (2) Conversational, Gospel-centered Apologetics in a Secular Age: A presentation and discussion of Timothy Keller’s book, "Making Sense of God: An Invitation to the Skeptical." Teacher: Dr. Paul Hess (Rm. 115)
  • (3) Parenting with God. No two children are alike, so we can’t expect any two children to be parented the same. Using Paul David Tripp’s book, "Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family." Teacher: Jim Mobley (Rm. 116)
  • (4) Centering your life on the Gospel: Rediscovering Galatians using Tim Keller’s "Galatians For You." Young to mid-adults will explore and refocus their hearts on the Gospel with lecture and discussion. Teachers: Nate Smith, Zach Pennington & Bailey Lipscomb. (Rm. 117)
  • (5) Pastor’s Class (in the Parlor). This class is designed to acquaint visitors with the PCA and Riveroaks. Teacher: Pastor Spink

Children's Ministry

Children's Ministry

Children’s Sunday School

We offer nine classes serving ages 2 - 6th grade. Each class includes a time of singing and a Bible lesson. The younger classes emphasize biblical vocabulary and teaching about God's faithfulness to his people in Bible stories. The older classes focus on the Commandments, Christ-centered living, and God's redemptive history in the Old and New Testaments.

Nursery

nursery

The Riveroaks multi-room nursery is available for children ages 0-4 years during Sunday worship services, Sunday school, and Wednesday evening activities.

Special Needs Children

We welcome families with special needs children. Our goal is to provide special needs children with tailored content and special care lovingly taught by trained, caring members of our congregation.

We aim to support and recognize the potential spiritual growth of these children through the study of God's Word, Scripture memory, fellowship, prayer, and service to others. It also provides an excellent opportunity for our youth and adults to be blessed by serving these children.

Heart & Soul

Heart & Soul is designed to reach the hearts and souls of our covenant children ages 3-6th grade. It is part of the school-year Wednesday evening program, running from 6:15-7:15pm and is comprised of music and catechism.

Vacation Bible School

Riveroaks Vacation Bible School is usually held every June for 5 days.

UnderSCOR

seniors of Riveroaks

"UnderSCOR is an anachronym for a group of people at Riveroaks who fall between the ages of Young Couples and Senior Citizens of Riveroaks (SCOR). Gatherings are planned throughout the year for these people to include couples and singles. Each gathering focuses on fellowship, biblical study, fun and great food. These events are held at members homes or sometimes at the church. Watch the church calendars for scheduled gatherings."












Senior Citizens

seniors of Riveroaks

Senior Citizens Of Riveroaks (SCOR) is an established and active ministry to members and visitors 65 years of age and older. They have monthly outings and activities that usually occur in the mornings and include lunch. Luncheons are held at Riveroaks, local restaurants and individual homes, depending on the activity.

Activities have included area sightseeing trips, games, demonstrations, musical guests, tours of local exhibitions, and guest speakers, Watch for gathering details on the church-wide monthly calendar!









Student Ministry

RS Ministry

The mission of Riveroaks' Student Ministry is to assist families in Christ's work of transforming, cultivating, and connecting students in our community by His love. Goal: to help students and their parents be disciples of Jesus!

  • Transforming- Outreach & Evangelism
  • Cultivating- Worship & Discipleship
  • Connecting- Fellowship & Missions