Growth Track is The River’s starting point for finding community, finding purpose and getting connected. Meet people, discover your gifts and purpose and get plugged into The River family.

A new Growth Track class starts the first Sunday of every month,  where you can learn about The River’s history, mission, vision and values. Find out how God made you and where you fit in! This incredible 3-week journey is sure to inspire and motivate you!

Learn about The River’s history and mission. 

Discover your purpose in how God made you!

Find your fit and flow in the body of Christ.

SEPTEMBER 3, 2023

OCTOBER 1, 2023

NOVEMBER 5, 2023

DECEMBER 3, 2023

Growth Track Promotional Video

Want to get even more involved at The River? On Week 3 of Growth Track, you’ll have a chance to apply to join the Serve Team/s you’re interested in! Here’s a look at all the ministries and teams The River currently has — and they’d all be glad to welcome on board another pair of hands and a willing heart!

Water baptism is held every other month from January, during the 11am worship service. If you have a heart to serve with the baptism team in preparing materials, helping in the pre-baptism class, and assisting with the baptism process, this may be the perfect spot for you!

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve once every other month
Background check

Showing the love and mercy of God is the primary focus of the Care Ministry. We help people with counseling and prayer, as well as visit the sick and injured in the hospital and in nursing homes. We write cards out for special occasions, get well greetings, and other “personal touch” ministry applications.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 1-2 times per month
Participation in occasional meetings
18+ years of age
Background check

Our Kids Team creates a fun and safe environment for children (nursery through elementary) that helps them learn and experience God’s love.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 1-2 times per month (3 hours each)
Participation in quarterly meetings
13+ years of age
Background check

Our Communion Team prepares the communion elements of wine (juice) and bread (crackers). By providing this service to our congregation, the Communion Team is equipping the body to remember Christ’s finished work on the cross.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve once per month (3 hours each)
18+ years of age
Background check
Participation in occasional meetings

Our Connection Center (CC) Team is our frontline for helping to connect individuals with the church by introducing them to various ministries, helping them to understand our beliefs and mission as a church, and welcoming new people to help get them started at The River.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 1-2 times per month
18+ years of age
Background check
Participation in occasional meetings

Our Event Center Team is our frontline for getting people signed up for things like event registrations, classes, and Bible studies. The Event Center team is also the point of sale for product sales, and offers help with general church information.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 1-2 times per month (90 minutes each)
18+ years of age
Background check
Participation in occasional meetings

The Greeter Team influence is one of the first impressions people have about the church—and in some cases—about God. Greeters have an opportunity to make the largest impact with the simplest action, whether a warm greeting, a smile or a handshake.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 1-4 times per month (1 hours each)
Participation in occasional meetings
High school or older
Background check

Growth Track is our gateway to serving at The River. If you love to help people get connected, you might consider this as your serving opportunity. Growth Track support involves check-in, minor room prep and supporting the participants in the class.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 1-3 times per month (1.5 hours each)
High school or older
Background check

When The River hosts a special guest, we provide additional services by helping to sell and manage the guest’s products if they have any. We arrange for rides to/from the airport, help with hotel transportation, and we make sure the guest’s needs are met at the church.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve as needed
Participation in quarterly meetings
18+ years of age
Background check

The River Internship is for young adults pursing a college education. Do you like to help and guide young people? This volunteer position is for the person who wants to work with others to see them succeed!

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve as needed
Participation in quarterly meetings
18+ years of age
Background check

The Media Team uses their gifts in the audio, video, lighting, and technology systems for services each week. With a blend of creativity and technical excellence, this team provides the behind-the-scenes support to create an engaging and worshipful experience.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve at least 2-4 times per month
Good with technology (We’ll train you on the equipment)
Background check
Middle school or older
Participation in occasional team meetings and trainings

Men of Faith is The River’s men’s ministry, serving our local body and supporting other ministries. Men of Faith is looking for Table Leaders who can help facilitate weekly meetings during our Bible study sessions.

Time Commitments and Expectations
Serve during MOF meetings
Background check
18+ years of age
Participation in occasional team meetings and trainings

The River’s outdoor greeter and security team ensures that every individual is acknowledged and welcomed before they even make it into the building. Security measurements mainly include parking lot surveillance and assisting at church-wide special events.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 1-4 times per month (1 hours each)
18+ years of age
Background check
Participation in occasional meetings

The parking lot team is the “first face” of The River as people drive in. Being welcomed and assisted with parking when things are busy is a much needed role! Parking lot attendants can also provide information, help first time visitors, and provide a welcoming presence, before one foot is inside the door!

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 1-4 times per month (1 hours each)
18+ years of age
Background check
Participation in occasional meetings

The River’s intercessory prayer team meets before Sunday AM services to pray for our community, our church, and our leaders. If you have a heart that longs to pray and intercede for others, this may be the perfect serving opportunity for you.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 1-4 times per month (1 hours each)
18+ years of age
Background check
Participation in occasional meetings

The Barista Team makes and serves beverages and food items at River’s Edge coffee stand. If you are a customer-oriented person and love coffee, this might be just right for you!

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve once per month (3 hours each)
18+ years of age
Participation in occasional meetings
Background check

Every month, the Legacy Seniors group meets for food, fun, and fellowship. Do you enjoy time with time-seasoned individuals? This volunteer position offers many laughs, tears and experience to go along with it.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve once per month (3 hours each)
18+ years of age
Background check
Participation in occasional meetings

Our Spanish Translation Team is critical to assisting our Spanish-speaking members. We are looking for highly-skilled, bilingual (in Spanish & English) helpers who can minister to our congregation during 11 o’clock services.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Participate once or twice a week during services
18+ years of age
Background check

Our SPT Team (Spiritual Personal Trainer) is equipped to provide one-on-one mentoring to new believers, or mentoring to people who are looking for a deeper walk with Christ, re-commitments or renewals in their walk with God.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 2-4 times per month (1 hours each)
18+ years of age
Background check
Participation in occasional meetings

Our SPT Team (Spiritual Personal Trainer) is equipped to provide one-on-one mentoring to new believers, or mentoring to people who are looking for a deeper walk with Christ, re-commitments or renewals in their walk with God.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 2-4 times per month (1 hours each)
18+ years of age
Background check
Participation in occasional meetings

Flourish is The River’s women’s ministry, serving our local body. Flourish is looking for ladies interested in greeting, check-in, and hospitality during our Bible study sessions and events.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve during Flourish meetings
18+ years of age
Background check
Participation in occasional team meetings and trainings

The Worship Team uses their vocal and musical gift to create an environment in which people can experience the presence of God. The team helps the congregation connect with the heart of God in a meaningful way.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Audition Required (by appointment only)
Serve 1-2 Sundays a month (3 hours each)
Rehearsals when scheduled (2 hours each)
Background check

The Young Adult Ministry at The River is an outreach to those ages 18-30. Held on Sunday afternoons at 2PM, this group focuses on intimate relationships with God and each other.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve once per month (2 hours each)
1 YA event per quarter
Participation in quarterly meetings
18+ years of age (post-high school graduation)
Background check

The Youth Team leads middle school and high school students into a growing and vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ through services, groups, outreach opportunities, and events.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 2 times per month (3 hours each)
1 Youth event per quarter
Participation in quarterly meetings
18+ years of age (post-high school graduation)
Background check