Thanksgiving at Grandma’s

There is no better time of year to think of grandparents than Thanksgiving. I grew up in Southwest Virginia, and every year, we would sit in traffic as we made the six, or more, hour trek to my Grandma’s house that would begin after my dad finished work that...

Thanksgiving with Quioccasin Baptist

Last year, after a several year hiatus, we resurrected the Thanksgiving service at River Road Church. We invited our friends from Quioccasin Baptist Church to join us for this worship service and Rev. Dr. Theodore Brown, Quioccasin’s pastor, delivered a stirring...
The Churchwide Ministry of Trunk or Treat

The Churchwide Ministry of Trunk or Treat

Our annual Trunk or Treat is on Saturday, Oct. 26th from 4-6pm in our north parking lot. This is not just a church event but a community outreach event. We welcome all to come and enjoy the festivities. This great opportunity for us to meet some people, and for...

An Occasion Worth Celebrating!

On October 12, 1969, Exactly 50 years ago, we celebrated the first Sunday of worship in the Sanctuary at River Road Church. The Rev. Dr. Vernon Britt Richardson, our pastor at the time, led the service marked by glorious music, a stirring sermon, and beautiful...
Join Us for Preschool Chapel

Join Us for Preschool Chapel

The school year at River Road Preschool has gotten off to a fantastic start! Religious Curriculum Coordinator, Kay Starke, will lead the first chapel on October 7 and 8 at 9:15 a.m. in RRCB’s Chapel. Yes, that’s a Monday and a Tuesday; children attend preschool...
The Evolution of CARITAS

The Evolution of CARITAS

For over three decades, our church has lovingly opened our doors to neighbors in crisis through CARITAS. Our church has continually provided homemade meals, a warm, safe place to stay and time to share their stories and provide activities. Through CARITAS our...