Guest speaker Joshua Mills

Friday, January 29 at 7pm

Saturday, January 30 at 7pm

Sunday, January 31 at 10:30am & 6pm

Joshua Mills is an internationally recognized ordained minister of the gospel, recording artist, keynote conference speaker, best-selling author and visionary who worships and preaches by standing within the cloud and ministering directly from the glory unto the people. Wherever he goes the Lord confirms His Word with miraculous signs and wonders that testify of Jesus Christ. Traveling to more than sixty nations around the world, he has been creating a realm of glory wherever he goes, with a clear message that “praise changes the atmosphere.” Joshua and his wife, Janet, have ministered to millions around the world through radio, television and online webcasts. They currently reside in London, Ontario, Canada along with their children; Lincoln, Liberty and Legacy.

“Praise is what I do, because it’s who I am.” – Joshua Mills

RGSS 2021 Spring Course Selections – Now Available!

The RiverGate School of the Supernatural will start the spring semester in late Jan/early Feb of 2021.  Course selections can be found on the RGSS kiosk and online.  Enrollment begins first of Jan.  For questions, please contact Stephanie Smith at 918-492-5511×39 or stephanies@rivergatetulsa.org.

21 Day Fasting & Prayer

Pastors Joel and Linda Budd invite you to join us on a 21 day fast. Starting Jan. 2, 2021 and ending Jan 22, 2021. We will be meeting in the prayer room Mon.-Wed. at 7:00.

Click here to view fasting menu:Fasting Meal Plan

Next Steps (Membership) Class –

Available this Week!
Our 10-minute membership class is available to anyone who wishes to join the church on Sundays at 12:20pm (following the 10:30am service) in the Prophetic Room and 7:45pm Sunday evenings (following the 6pm Encounter Service) in the Family Room. It is also available on Wednesday evenings at 7:45pm in the café. No preregistration is needed. We’re excited to be able to consider you as our family and welcome you into membership!

RGC Children’s Ministry needs YOU!

We have volunteer openings in our Children’s Ministry Department with either RGC Nursery/Preschool (6 weeks through 5 years) or RGC KiDs (K5-5th grade).  We need some fun-loving adults who want to help us make some incredible disciples!  Volunteer positions require as little as one service a month, but can be more if you desire.  Would you please help us make a difference in a kid’s life?  Please pick up an application from the hall or contact Favour Okoro (RGC Kids – FavourO@rivergatetulsa.org) or Valerie Arnold (RGC Nursery/Preschool – valeriea@rivergatetulsa.org) for more info.

5th Sunday Theme Night: “Glow in the Dark Night” Night (Sun, Jan 31st, 2021)

We will take a night to learn how we can trust God even when we can’t see Him! God has made us to be lights to the world to share His mighty name! Come join us as we talk about the ways we can shine our light to others, play glow in the dark games, and have a delicious snack!

RGC Children’s Dept: Kids Sing for Valentine’s Day (Sun, February 14th, 2021 – 10:30am Service)

Children kindergarden-5th Grade will sing in the Main Sanctuary during offertory.

RGC Children’s Dept: Kids Sing for Valentine’s Day (Sun, February 14th, 2021 – 10:30am Service)

God has given us the gift of love.  Please bring your babies through 5th graders for an evening they are sure to love, full of good food, fun games, Valentine crafts, and more!  The party begins at 5:30pm and will commence at 9pm. Please RSVP with your child’s director by Wednesday, February 10th for $5/child admission (the price increases to $10/child thereafter and will be $12/child at the door).

RGC Children’s Dept: Spring Volunteer Training – Sunday, March 7th, 2021

In an effort to keep our Children’s Ministry in tip-top shape and be most effective, we present training to all of our volunteers two times a year.  Those who have been service with us for over a year and have completed two “Rookie” training sessions and the required Sexual Abuse Awareness training will complete their training online.  This will be sent to your email on March 7th and should be returned no later than March 27th to your department director.  Those who have been with us less than one calendar year and/or still need to complete one “Rookie” training session will join us in the Spirited Bean Café’ from 5pm-5:30pm on Sunday, March 7th, 2021 for a brief informative training.  Questions?  Please see the Department Director (Valerie Arnold or Favour Okoro) in the area that you serve.

RGC Children’s Dept.: Theme Night – St. Patty’s Day Party! (Weds, March 17, 2021)

We will celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with an evening of green FUN, including green snacks, green games, and green crafts! Dress up in as much green as possible. We will learn why about who St. Patrick was, and why we celebrate! 

Baby Dedication- Sunday, March 21st, 2021

We will have a baby dedication on Sun, March 21st during the 10:30am service. If you would like to formally dedicate your child, please reserve your spot by contacting Stephanie Smith at 918/492-5511×139 or stephanies@rivergatetulsa.org. Reservation deadline is Sun, March 14th.

RGC Children’s Dept: Easter Eggstravaganza! (Weds, March 31st, 2021 – 7pm service)

He is RISEN! Join us the Wednesday before Easter for an exciting evening with Easter egg hunts, crafts, treats, and more! Make sure to bring a basket, and prepare to have fun!

RGC IS GOING TO CAMP THIS SUMMER!

It’s time again for swimming, hiking, nature, and more of Jesus! We are teaming up with Shepherd’s Fold Ranch to give all our students an amazing opportunity to grow closer to God while enjoying all that he created. RGC week for all age groups will be June 20-26, 2021. There will be day camp and overnights available, as well as scholarships available. Everything you need is online at http://www.shepherdsfoldranch.com, including applications and any information you may need. We also will be having a representative from SFR coming during the morning services on Sunday, March 7th, to answer any questions you may have concerning SFR.

American Heritage Girls & Trail Life USA Troops (OK 0413)

If you are looking for a scouting program for your elementary students (grades k-5th), come check us out! For more info, please contact Jacque Purcell at Jacquep@rivergatetulsa.org or 334-748-8450. Our troops meet every Sun. night at 6pm. 

Coming dates to take note of:

Jan 22nd – TL Sports Night … with a Twist!

Jan 30th – AHG Sewing Saturday

Jan 31st – No AHG/TL (Guest Speaker & RGC KiDs Theme Night)

Feb 28th – TL Family Leadership Adventure (5pm)

 

Ladies Lunch Bunch

If you enjoy good food and good conversation, we invite you to join the Lunch Bunch – a group of ladies who get together once a month to have lunch.  Each month we try a different location and invite you to bring friends along or come and make some new ones.  To stay informed & join the fun conversation for the next Lunch Bunch, send a Facebook friend request to Pastor “Cristin Budd Hamman” and let her know you want to join the “Lunch Bunch Connect Group” page.  For those not on Facebook, please email Pastor Cristin at cristinh@rivergatetulsa.org.

 

Ladies Bible Study –

Ladies of RiverGate Church gather together to participate in a devotional together, studying Priscilla Shirer’s newest Bible Study, “Elijah, Fire and Faith.” We will gather in the Spirited Bean Café with our workbooks, Bibles, and cups of coffee as we engage in uplifting and meaningful discussions.  Childcare is available.  (There is a charge for materials.  Register at the Women’s Ministry table beginning Feb 21st.)

Men's Connect

We now have an official Connect Group just for you! MEN’S CONNECT (men only) is being hosted by Russell Ellis every fist/third Sundays of the month at 6pm in the RGC Youth Fire Room. Food, sports, billiards, guy talk, special events, and friends – come be a man and come be yourself as we join arms in life. We’re a bunch of guys doing guy-stuff. For more information, please contact Russell at 918-830-1692. We hope to see you this Sunday night!

New Member Welcome

Our 10-minute membership class is available to anyone who wishes to join the church on Sundays at 10:15am (following the 9:00am service) in the Family Room, and again at 12:20pm (following the 10:30am service) in the Prophetic Room, also at 7:45pm Sunday evenings (following the 6pm Encounter Service) in the Family Room. It is also available on Wednesday evenings at 7:45pm in the café. No preregistration is needed. We’re excited to be able to consider you as our family and welcome you into membership!

CONNECT CLASS – Wednesday, Jan. 27th 2021 (7pm)

RGC Members are invited to a FREE Connect Class taught by Pastor Joel Budd.  You will learn about your personal spiritual gifts, and how to use your specific gifts to connect with RGC, with Jesus, and with the lost.  Advanced registration required (class size is limited to 8 people) – you’ll receive a spiritual gifts test to complete and bring to class with you.  To register, please contact Stephanie Smith at 918/492-5511×39 or Stephanies@rivergatetulsa.org.  Next class is Weds, Jan. 27th at 7pm

(registration deadline is Jan. 24th).

RGC Youth: We Ain’t Comin’ Out Worship Event (Sun, January 10th, 2021 – 4pm-7:30pm)

The Bible tells of two young teenagers, Joshua and Caleb, who were so smitten with the presence of God that they had a measure of faith that far surpassed any of their peers or elders.  Because of this, they ended up leading an entire nation, all the while refusing to let go of their desire to worship God face-to-face.  On Sunday, January 10th, we’re gonna walk in their footsteps! Students should come dressed comfortably with their lunch and enough snacks to last until the end of service that day (pack some dinner too) CAUSE WE AIN’T COMIN’ OUT! The event will start at 4pm in the River Room and go until the close of the Sunday PM Service.  Questions?  Please contact Pastor Cristin at cristinh@rivergatetulsa.org.

RGC Youth Dept: Passion of the Christ Movie Night (Sun, March 28th, 2021)

As we prepare to carry the cross across Tulsa in our annual Good Friday CrossWalk, and as we prepare to celebrate Easter, let us be reminded of why we walk and why we celebrate.  On Sunday evening, March 28th, in the 6pm service, RGC Youth Students will watch Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ.  Because this movie is rated R, students will need to have signed permission slips from their parents/guardians to be able to view it.  We will have snacks (and tissues) on hand.  Questions? Please chat with Pastor Cristin at 918-492-5511×39 or cristinh@rivergatetulsa.org.

RGC IS GOING TO CAMP THIS SUMMER!

It’s time again for swimming, hiking, nature, and more of Jesus! We are teaming up with Shepherd’s Fold Ranch to give all our students an amazing opportunity to grow closer to God while enjoying all that he created. RGC week for all age groups will be June 20-26, 2021. There will be day camp and overnights available, as well as scholarships available. Everything you need is online at http://www.shepherdsfoldranch.com, including applications and any information you may need. We also will be having a representative from SFR coming during the morning services on Sunday, March 7th, to answer any questions you may have concerning SFR.

Breaking Free Weekend (Saturday, March 27th, 2021 - 8:30am – 4pm)

This ministry event is only for current students of Breaking Free 1 or 2, as well as alumni of Breaking Free 1.  Alumni are welcome to attend for $20 advanced registration or $25 at the door. This ministry event is included in the cost of registration for those currently enrolled. To register, visit the front desk and/or contact Stephanie Smith at stephanies@rivergaettulsa.org / 918-492-5511×39.

WATER BAPTISM – SUNDAY, March 28TH, 2021

This class provides the Bible’s clear teaching on the significance and symbolism of water baptism, including why people are baptized when they become believers, what the purpose is, and who should be baptized. Those who complete the class during the 9am service are invited to participate in the water baptism during the 10:30am service. There is no charge for the class but you do have to reserve your spot by Wednesday, March 24th. You will need to get a packet from us by that date that you fill out at home and then bring to the water baptism class with you. There is no charge for the class or participation in this ministry experience.