There will be a delicious meal served following our Homecoming service. The congregation is asked to bring cakes/pies no later
than Saturday, October 20, by 2:00 p.m. To keep the process flowing smoothly, there will be a buffet line to serve those that wish
to eat in and those taking their food to go. Van riders will eat in. Seniors will be served in the Junior Department. No one will be
served from the kitchen. Thank you for your cooperation.

Prove the Tithe Sunday is observed every first and third Sunday.

Need Prayer - Use the prayer request cards in the back of the pews and place your request in the prayer request box in the vestibule. In times like these remember, God is able!

The Prayer Partner Ministry

Prayer line- Monday- thru Saturday- 1:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. The number is (515) 739-1285. Access Code- 572890.

CHURCH LEADERS - It is time for your 2019 Church Budgets! Please have your Budget in the church office not later than
Thursday, October 25, If there is an increase, please verify.

Deacon William Jackson
Finance Chair.


Vera T. Johnson Food Bank/Community Outreach

The Missionary Ministry will work to support FeedMore. The Ministry will be collecting specific food items each month. Food items needed for the month of September: (Healthy snacks (fruit cups, raisins, and granola bars). All Items will be donated to FeedMore with the Riverview Baptist Church Vera T. Johnson Food Bank as the donating organization. Help someone in need. Thank you.

The Missionary Ministry


Morning Worship Service- October 21 , 11:00.
Theme: "Pastor and People: Growing Together In the Love of Jesus Christ"
Revival: Monday, October 22-Wednesday, October 24-7:00 p.m.
Guest Evangelist: Rev. Dr. Kimberly Ridley, Pastor The Light Community Church


'An ADOPT-A-PEW March will be held on the following Sundays: October 14; October 21. This effort will make it easier for our members to complete their giving of $100 donations by Homecoming. Riverview needs your donations to achieve our Annual Budget. If you need envelopes, please contact an usher.

Stewardship Ministry

PAMPERED CHEF!!! GET EXCITED!!! Riverview can financially benefit from our efforts in this venture. With your support, we can reach our Finance Ministry's goal to raise $30,000.00 needed to supplement our budget. Let's do this!!! For more information, please contact Thomasa Grate, Deacon Ida McCollum, Carolyn Turner, or Mary J. Jackson.

Today is the Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost. (Pentecost is dedicated to the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles on the fiftieth day after the Resurrection of Christ). The color is GREEN. Green symbolizes the renewal of vegetation and generally of living things and the promise of new life.

The Christian Education Ministry

Copies of the Fall issue of Sankofa are available in the vestibule following the worship service. Please take one per family.

C.O.P.S Nouth Ministry Upcoming Events

We're going to the Pumpkin Patch- Ashland berry Farm, Saturday, October 27, 12:00 noon - 3:30 p.m. No money needed for
pumpkin. Each child needs spending money snacks. A sign-up sheet is on the table outside the church office. Kings Dominion Winterfest- Saturday, December 8, 5:00p.m.- 9:00 p.m. Cost; $25.00 per person. A sign-up sheet for this event is on the table outside the church office. Seats are limited. Sponsors for children are welcomed and very much appreciated!

Fall has arrived, and it is time to VOTE again. The deadline for voter registration is Monday, October 15. Registration forms are
available on the table outside the church office.

The Social Justice Ministry


Riverview Baptist Church 2018