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“Minute to Heal It” Podcast, featuring Pastor Linda Budd

Pastor Linda has a podcast channel, "Minute To Heal It", in which she shares healing testimonies & prays for listeners to be healed in every episode. Make sure to subscribe! We have listeners in 12 different countries! New episodes available five days a week.

To access, go to your App Store on your phone, tablet, or computer and search “podcast.” Download the free podcast app if you don’t have it already. From there, search “Minute to Heal It” or “Linda Budd.” You will see a picture of Pastor Linda featured for this podcast. Once you click the subscribe button, you will be notified every time a new episode is uploaded.


Next Steps (Membership) Class – Available this Week! 

Our 10-minute membership class is available to anyone who wishes to join the church on Sundays at 10:15am (following the 9:00am service) in the Family Room, and again at 12:20pm (following the 10:30am service) in the Prophetic Room, also at 7:45pm Sunday evenings (following the 6pm Encounter Service) in the Family Room. It is also available on Wednesday evenings at 7:45pm in the café. No preregistration is needed. We’re excited to be able to consider you as our family and welcome you into membership!


Do you Shop on Amazon? Please Help us Smile Bigger!

Please consider selecting RiverGate Church to be benefited through Amazon Smile when you make your purchases. RGC will receive a proceeds from each purchase that will benefit the ministry. Please note, you must log in to Amazon Smile (smile.amazon.com) each time you are making an Amazon purchase in order for your contribution to RGC to be accounted for.



RGC CHRISTMAS CONNECTION

(Sat, Dec. 14th, 2019- 8:30am) 

You won’t want to miss out on Christmas Connection- our biggest outreach of the year taking place on Sat, Dec 14th from 8:30am-12:00pm. To adopt a child and/or sign up to volunteer visit the sign up table in the main hallway or contact Darren Stoltz at (918) 406-3029.

Lunch Bunch with Pastor Cristin Hamman

 (Thurs, Dec. 12th, 2019 - 11:30am)

Ladies, you are invited to come have lunch with Pastor Cristin on Thurs, Dec 12th at EL Guapo's (81st & Harvard) at 11:30am. We will do an ornament exchange – bring a fun, wrapped ornament of your choice.Please RSVP at cristinh@rivergatetulsa.org or 918-492-5511x39.

American Heritage Girls & Trail Life Update:

If you are looking for a scouting program for your elementary students (grades K-5th), come check us out. For more information, please contact Olivia Penner at oliviap@rivergatetulsa.org or 918-729-9677. OK Troops 0413 meet every Sun night at 6pm. 

Coming dates to take note of:

Dec 8th RGC KiDs Christmas Party/guest speaker – no AHG/TL

Dec 14th AHG & TL serve at Christmas Connection Outreach

Dec 15th TL & AHG Badge Ceremony / Christmas Party (6pm)

Dec 22nd & 29th – RGC KiDs Theme Nights – no AHG/TL


RGC Youth: Serve at Christmas Connection 

(Sat, Dec 14th, 2019)

Every year in December, RiverGate Church adopts a portion of the Tulsa Community to celebrate Christmas with, providing free haircuts, legal advice, breakfast, carnival fun for kids, family pictures, groceries, Christmas gifts, and so much more! This year, the Ministry & Leadership Team will assist with this outreach/event and will perform during the Children’s Presentation. Preparations for this will begin mid-October and continue up until the event takes place in December. If your teenager wants to be a part of this team, make sure to talk to Pastor Cristin Hamman right away!

American Heritage Girls and Trail Life Boys Christmas Party and Badge Ceremony

(Sunday, December 15th, 2019 at 6:00pm)

Join us as we celebrate Christmas time with our AHG/TL scouts and parents. We will also be having a badge ceremony for scouts who have earned badges in the past few months.We will have fun family Christmas competitions, prizes, hot cocoa, and sugar cookies!

RGC Children’s Dept: Kids Singing for Christmas

 (Sun, Dec 15th, 2019 – 10:30am Service)

Children will sing in the Main Sanctuary during offertory.

RGC Youth Christmas Party 

(Sun, December 15th, 2019 - 10:30am service)

All students in grades 6-12 will converge in the RGC Youth Room for a morning of festive fun as we play some outlandish Christmas games, win prizes, open gifts, and enjoy doughnuts, milk and orange juice together. If students would like to participate in the Silly Santa Gift Exchange, they should bring one desirable gift worth up to $10.  

Party starts at 10:30am and you won’t want to miss it!

5th Sunday Theme Night - Winter Wonderland

 (Sun, Dec 29th 2019) 

We want to end this month in a Winter Wonderland! Join us for hot chocolate with marshmallows, winter games, and crafts! We will wish the Winter weather farewell and talk about how God keeps our hearts warm with His love.

RGC Children’s Dept: New Year’s Parties 

(Tues, Dec 31st, 2019)

We will put on our party hats, blow our horns & dance, dance, dance until 9pm. Party snacks will be served. Please note: This party is for children of families who are attending the RGC New Year’s Eve service only.


RGC Youth: We Ain’t Comin’ Out Worship Event 

(Sun, January 12th, 2020 – 1pm-8pm)

The Bible tells of two young teenagers, Joshua and Caleb, who were so smitten with the presence of God that they had a measure of faith that far surpassed any of their peers or elders. Because of this, they ended up leading an entire nation, all the while refusing to let go of their desire to worship God face-to-face. On Sunday, January 13th, we’re gonna walk in their footsteps! Students should come dressed comfortably with their lunch and enough snacks to last until the end of service that day (pack some dinner too) CAUSE WE AIN’T COMIN’ OUT! The event will start at 1pm in the River Room and go until the close of the Sunday PM Service. Questions? Please contact Pastor Cristin at cristinh@rivergatetulsa.org.

RGSS – RGSS Open House / School of the Supernatural Sunday 

(Sun, January 12th, 2020)

Our spring semester will begin in February, but this Sunday you have a chance to meet and greet the teachers, view the curriculum, get your questions answered, and lock-in our early enrollment rates. This will take place after the morning services on Sunday, January 20th.

RGC Rush to Connect Sunday 

(Sun, January 26th, 2020)

On Sunday nights we offer Connect Groups – small groups that enable you to connect with others and grow deeper in relationships while encountering God. Currently, we have a number of Connect Groups meeting and a few that are about to start for the winter/spring. Now is your chance to join! On Sunday, January 27th, we’ll have an Open House to feature all of the Connect Groups you can join. This will take place on Sunday following each of the morning services. Please come, check out the fun, and get connected!

 

RGC Children’s Dept: 5th Wednesday Theme Night – “Glow in the Dark Night” Night 

(Weds, January 29th, 2020)

We will take a night to learn how we can trust God even when we can’t see Him! God has made us to be lights to the world to share His mighty name! Come join us as we talk about the ways we can shine our light to others, play glow in the dark games, and have a delicious snack!