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RiverGate School of the Supernatural RGSS seeks to raise up authentic disciples of Jesus who aren't afraid to do "the stuff" that disciples do: heal the sick, cast out demons, raise the dead, and so much more! Our School will enable you to lead a healed-up and hope-filled life. Spring classes start in February. To find out more, please check out our class offerings at the kiosk or on the church's website.


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!


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Please consider selecting RiverGate Church to be benefitted 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.


Connect Groups: Got an Idea!?

We’re looking for fresh faces and fresh ideas for Connect Groups as we get ready to launch a new winter-to-spring installment of opportunities to connect with others at RGC? Would you like to lead or co-lead a group? Got an idea for a topic, book study, fun activity, or hobby that you would like to connect with others over? Please contact us right away at 918-492-5511x39 or susanw@rivergatetulsa.org. We need to hear from you fast!


Food Fun & Fellowship Connect Group w/Dan & Tami 

Meets December 14th for a meal & gift exchange at 6:30pm


RGC Youth Dept: RGC YOUTH CHRISTMAS PARTY (SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16th, 2018)

Christmas, chocolate, gifts, and dancing elves … what could be better? Not sure we’ll have any dancing elves at this year’s party, but we will certainly consume lots of sugar! All students in grades 6-12 will converge on the RGC Youth Room for a night of festive fun as we play some outlandish Christmas games, win prizes, open gifts, and chow down! Students should bring one homemade dessert item to share with 20 friends (we’ll provide the milk and assorted soda pops) and if they’d like to participate in the Silly Santa Gift Exchange, they should bring one desirable worth up to $10. Party will be from 6:00-8:00pm in the RGC Youth Room.


RGC Family Christmas Service – Sunday, December 23rd, 2018

This special service will take place in the Family Room as a combined service on Sunday, December 23rd, 2018 at 10am. Students in grades Kindergarten and higher will attend with their parents as this special time will be family-oriented and will feature candle lighting, worship, and more. There will not be an evening service on this day, as we’d like to encourage everyone to celebrate Christmas with their families and friends.


RGC Children’s Dept: 5th Sunday Theme Night – Boxcar Movie Night (Sun, Dec 30th, 2018)

Take your biggest box from under the Christmas tree and turn it into a car to sit in for a Movie Night! We will decorate our boxcars, watch a family movie, eat popcorn!


RGC Children’s Dept: New Year’s Parties (Mon, Dec 31st, 2018)

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


Stolz's Fun Group will connect again in January - keep an eye out for details!


RGC Youth: We Ain’t Comin’ Out Worship Event (Sun, January 13th, 2019 –          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, Jan 20th, 2019)

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 27th, 2019)

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 – “Let’s Create!” (Weds, January 30th, 2019)

Our CREATOR made us to be CREATIVE! We will take a night to let our creative side out, and talk about some of our favorite things God made. Come ready to paint, color, build, and more! We will even make our own snack. Please dress in clothes that are appropriate for painting, and getting messy!


RGC Youth: Super Bowl 2019 Party (Sun, February 3rd2019 beginning at 5pm)

This party will be on Sunday, February 3rd, at Pastor Cristin’s house beginning at 5:00pm. This party is for the youth and mentors of RGC Youth only (sorry, dad!). We’ll have food, half-time games, the big game and more! Each attendee should bring a hot appetizer and a dessert to share (we have plugs-ins for crock pots). We want this to be one rockin’ pot luck, so please make sure to bring GOOD food (no store-bought cookies and chips-and-dips, please)! Drinks and paper products are provided. Friends are welcome! Pick up time is at 9pm. Directions to Pastor Cristin’s house provided when RSVP is given. Please RSVP by Sunday, January 27th at 918-955-6576 or cristinh@rivergatetulsa.org.


RGC Children’s Dept: Kids Sing for Valentine’s Day (Sun, February 10th, 2019 – 10:30am Service)

Children kindergarden-5th Grade will sing in the Main Sanctuary during offertory.


RGC Children’s Dept: Parent’s Night Out – Super Hero Night! (Fri, February 22nd, 2019)

God made us SUPER! Please bring your babies through 5th graders dressed in their favorite Super Hero Suit. We will solve clues, defeat bad guys, and save the day! We will serve super snacks. The mission begins at 6:30pm and will commence at 9. Please RSVP with your child’s director by Monday, February 18th for $5/child admission. The price increases to $10/child after that and $12/child at the door.


RGC Children’s Dept “Spring Rookie Volunteer Training” – Sunday, March 10th, 2019

This training is for all Children’s Ministry volunteers who began serving AFTER March 2018 and/or who have not completed the two mandatory in-house Rookie Volunteer Training sessions. In an effort to keep our Children’s Ministry in tip-top shape and be most effective in ministry, we ask all “Rookie Volunteers” to please join us in the Spirited Bean Café from 5–5:30pm on Sunday, March 10th, 2019 for a brief, informative training on How to Expect the Unexpected in the Ministry Classroom at RGC (this will cover tornado & fire drills, classroom management, and more). This is one of two required training sessions, offered every six months. If you are a Children’s Department Volunteer who has not yet received this training, we need you to join us. Questions? Please see the Department Director who leads the department you serve in.


RGC Children’s Dept Spring eTraining for all “Veteran Volunteers” (March 6th-27th, 2019)

This training is for all veteran Children’s Ministry Volunteers who have served more than one calendar year and who have already attended the two mandatory Rookie Training sessions. In an effort to ensure that we continue the tradition of quality and effective ministry, please complete the training assignment that will be delivered to your email inbox from your Department Director (this is en lieu of attending a training meeting and should only take you 15 minutes or less). This particular training should arrive on March 6th. All Children’s Department Veteran Volunteers will need to complete their training by March 27th. If you are unable to receive emails or would prefer, you may access this training on the RGC Children’s Ministry Volunteer group Facebook page.


RGC Children’s Dept: Sunday Theme Night – St. Patty’s Day Party! (Sun, March 17, 2019)

We will celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with an evening of green FUN, including green snacks, green games, and green crafts! Dress up in as much green as possible. We will learn why about who St. Patrick was, and why we celebrate!


RGC Youth: St. Patrick’s Day Party! (Sunday, March 17th, 2019 in the 6pm service)

RGC Youth (grades 6-12) are invited to come and dance a jig (not really) as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Bring something green to eat (food coloring!) for sharing with 20 friends and dress in your best green get-up (prizes awarded in our green costume contest). There will be games, prizes, fun, and merriment for all! Questions? Please contact Pastor Cristin Hamman at 918-492-5511x39 or cristinh@rivergatetulsa.org.


RGC Children’s Dept: 5th Sunday Theme Night – Dino Night! (Sun, March 31st, 2019 – 6pm Service)

Our God is big, strong, and mighty! Come dressed as a dinosaur for a night of talking about how a small man named David defeated giants, and how we can do the same! We will enjoy snacks, and have roaring contest!