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

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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Why We Give to and through River Road Church, Baptist

When Dick was an elementary school-aged child, being given an allowance of fifty cents, his mother taught him to give to the church from his money. Five cents went in the offering plate then and he still had enough to go to the Beacon Theater in Hopewell, Virginia —...

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Stewardship is More than Money

In his Growing in Generosity, Rooted in Faith words on August 22, Bill Rusher reminded us of many of the mission opportunities that our monetary gifts to the church make possible. It is an amazing list and causes a little pride to raise its head. We were still feeling...

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What I Believe About Giving

I believe giving to my Church shows thankfulness to God for the many blessings I have received during my life. In reflection, these blessings have come in many forms – good health, family, love, and opportunities, to mention a few. For being indeed fortunate, giving...

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