Growing in Generosity, Rooted in Faith

Growing in Generosity, Rooted in Faith

For over 70 years, River Road Church, Baptist has been Growing in Generosity and Rooted in Faith. We have inherited deep roots of thoughtfully faithful ministry, and for that we give thanks to God. In return, we seek to grow in giving of our time, our talents, and our treasure. Thank you for your generosity!

Commitment Sunday
October 22, 2017

Our Church is a Gift

River Road Church, Baptist is my home. When I came to the church for the first time in May of 1995, Ann and Sid Hays welcomed me into the kindergarten Sunday School class. From that time on, I could not imagine being anywhere else. I have grown up at River Road...

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Why We Support RRCB

I recently reread the first couple of chapters of A History of River Road Church, Baptist 1946-1996. Those two chapters recount how River Road Church grew from a dream of about a dozen laypersons in 1944 to a congregation of 855 members by the end of 1960. My parents...

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Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow

We give of our time, talents, and financial resources to our Church to praise God for all the many gifts we have been given. God has blessed us in so many ways! I am sure you can relate to many of these blessings. I am blessed with a loving husband. We are blessed...

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Experiencing God

There are many ways to support the life of a church. Through monetary gifts, time, and talents, individuals are able to support their church family. Scott and I have involved ourselves at River Road for many reasons. We enjoy the fellowship of friends, helping others...

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Stewardship, Generosity, Falling in Love, and Prayer

So much has been said and written about stewardship and generosity. Basically, it all boils down to this: The more you give, the better you’ll feel, and the more joyful you’ll be. However, regardless of how inspirational the talk and elegant the writing, the practice...

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Why We Give to RRCB

Linda and I give to RRCB for several reasons. The first reason is because RRCB has become our church. Our two daughters grew up in the church, were baptized in the church, and were married in the church. Over the approximately 40 years we have been members of RRCB, we...

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Affording to Tithe

Tithing is an act of both faith and worship. For me bringing my tithe and offering was more often focused on the “offering,” than the “tithing.” For the majority of my adult life I felt that tithing was something that I could not afford. After all, there...

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The Other Side to Stewardship

I’ve received some really positive feedback on our recent Stewardship emphasis in worship. I hope you enjoyed hearing the sermons as much I enjoyed preaching them. By way of a very quick recap, week one began by recognizing, with the Psalmist, that the earth is the...

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2018 Ministry Plan with Daniel Glaze

Sunday, October 8, 2017 Sunday, October 15, 2017 12:15-12:45 p.m., Assembly Room You are invited to join Daniel Glaze after worship on October 8 or 15! Daniel will talk about his vision for River Road Church, Baptist and the 2018 Ministry Plan. Light refreshments will...

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