Exploring Faith
Children’s Department
Purpose Statement:
The purpose of the RIver of Life’s Children’s Ministry is to pastor the children by building relationships, teaching the Word of God, expressing love and acceptance, and providing a safe and secure environment where each child is valued and respected. (Ephesians 4:12-13)
Core Values:
  • Worship: Exalting God with our lives and songs of praise.
  • Discipleship: Teaching and training children while helping them to understand scripture.
  • Fellowship: Creating an atmosphere of love, security, and acceptance while guiding as get build healthy friendships with love and acceptance.
Youth Department
Purpose Statement:
Youth Ministry exists to reach young people with the hope of Jesus while creating an environment where they can connect, grow spiritually, and discover their purpose while learning to honor God with their lives. (Ephesians 4:12-13)
It is our desire to incorporate the youth into the life of the church body. There is an emphasis on preparing our students to become leaders now and in the future. We value team support as well as the active support and involvement of parents and other adults in caring and preparing our youth.
Core Values:
  • Fellowship: Showing Christ’s love to one another through creating an atmosphere of love where healthy relationships are built  and strengthened.
  • Discipleship: Teaching and training young people to follow Christ.
  • Outreach: Introducing those in the community and around the world to the love and hope found in Jesus Christ.
  • Ministry: Helping students discover God’s purpose for their lives and using their gifts to serve others.