Centennial Celebration 1916-2016

Riverside's official start was December 23, 1916.  We are now and for much of our history have been a disciple making church.  We invite YOU to join us on our journey to Make and Send Disciples Who Love and Live Like JESUS!

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Centennial Celebration

Thank you to everyone who made Riverside's Centennial Celebration on November 19 and 20, 2016 so amazing. 

Thank you DR. JAY STRACK and DR. TONY CHESTER for speaking.  It was so good to hear your words of encouragement.

And a HUGE thanks to RICK JACOBS, his family, REUNION CHOIR and CARPENTER'S TRADE.  What amazing memories...what great friends...what an unbelievable night!!

  

Centennial Serve Day

What better way to celebrate Riverside's rich past than serving today in our community.

THANKS to the over 500 servants who were the hands and feet of Jesus in our community in over 30 service projects Saturday morning.

  

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Wish you were there?

All material from our Celebration Weekend will be online soon.  Stay tuned for details.

 

Centennial Prayer Guide

Thank you MELANIE WERLEY for your tireless efforts in providing daily prayers reminding us of Riverside's rich past and to bathe Riverside's current leadership in prayer every day!

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Centennial Memories  -  Excerpts of the History of Riverside

In Nov. 2011, two of our Pastors (Eric Newkirk and Bob Reed) and two of our Elders (Randy Landers and Jim McAnulty) went to Post Falls, ID for a two day Discipleship training (DS1).  All four of us were so moved and convicted that we needed to live this out personally and become a reproducing disciple making church.  At the time, we had no idea what all that would entail.  We started on a journey of reading, learning and training over next 9 months, laying the ground work to make the shift as a church.  In April, the elders and staff went through a three day intensive training to work on alignment which led to the adjustment of our mission statement from Loving and Living like Jesus to Making disciples who love and live like Jesus.  There was such excitement and alignment within the leadership that we were being obedient to what Jesus called us to be and do.  Over the course of the summer of 2012, Pastor Bob preached messages every week that would lay out why we were making the shift to becoming a disciple making church and we launched our new model Sept. 2012.  Over the last four years, we have now been a training center locally, regionally and internationally for discipleship training.  We have trained people in Uganda, Ethiopia, India, Bolivia, Haiti, Nicaragua and Mexico.  We have even helped get the training in multiple languages so that these pastors can be equipped to do it themselves.  We are also currently coaching 5 churches around the country to help them also become a reproducing disciple making church.

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Riverside's Future

THANKS to BOB REED, Elders and Staff . . .

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