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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!


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

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

At RiverGate Church, we offer Connect Groups – small groups that enable you to connect with others and grow deeper in relationships while encountering God. We always have a number of Connect Groups meeting at various times and locations, any of which you are welcome to jump in and join, and we have several! Why not try a few? We look forward to connecting with you!


Full-Time Job Opening – Personal Assistant to the Associate Pastor

  • We are now accepting applications for the full-time position, Personal Assistant to the Associate Pastor. Job descriptions and applications are available at the Hospitality Desk. Please submit applications and questions to Pastor Cristin Hamman (cristinh@rivergatetulsa.org).

THE UPGRADE


We are so excited to announce that our building has been PAID OFF! As a result, we are pleased to announce THE UPGRADE coming February 15-17, 2019! 

Friday, February 15 at 7:00pm is BOBBY CONNER

Saturday, February 16 at 7:00 pm is BOBBY CONNER

Sunday, February 17 at 9:00 am is PASTOR JOEL BUDD

Sunday, February 17 at 10:30 am is BOBBY CONNER

Sunday, February 17 at 4:00 pm is a special dinner in the Family Room

Sunday, February 17 at 6:00 pm is DALE GENTRY and Mortgage Burning

You will not want to miss this event! 


 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 conclude 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 IS GOING TO CAMP THIS SUMMER!   Check it out on Sunday, March 11th!

It’s time again for swimming, hiking, nature, and more of Jesus! We are teaming up with Shepherd's Fold Ranch to give all our students an amazing opportunity to grow closer to God while enjoying all that he created. RGC week for all age groups will be June 17th – 23rd. There will be day camp and overnights available, as well as scholarships available. Everything you need is online at http://www.shepherdsfoldranch.com, including applications and any information you may need. We also will be having a representative from SFR coming during the morning services on Sunday, March 11th, to answer any questions you may have concerning SFR.


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 in the 6pm service)

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!


SUNDAY, APRIL 7TH (1:30-7:30PM, W/ DINNER): ALL-CHURCH WE AIN’T COMIN’ OUT! WORSHIP EVENT

Join us for an interactive worship event in which we declare “We Ain’t Comin’ Out” until we encounter God in a new way! Together we will engage in fresh and fun worship with different activities to connect with God as the Holy Spirit invades our midst. The worship event begins at 1:30pm in the Main Sanctuary and all ages are welcome. At 5:15pm, we’ll take a break for dinner with an All-Church Pizza Party (pizza, cookies, and drinks available for advanced purchase only that morning and the start of the event). We’ll resume worship at 6pm in the Main Sanctuary once more as we continue to celebrate and experience the goodness of God. (Students in grades K5 and higher will attend this worship experience with their parents for the 6pm service. Nursery/Preschool provided for younger students.)


RGC Children’s Dept: Easter Eggstravaganza! (Sun, April 14, 2019 – 6pm service)

  • He is RISEN! Join us the Sunday before Easter for an exciting evening with Easter egg hunts, crafts, treats, and more! Make sure to bring a basket, and prepare to have fun!

RGC Youth Dept: Good Friday CrossWalk (Fri, April 19th, 2019)

RGC Youth Students (grades 6-12) are invited to participate in our annual Good Friday outreach as we make a statement to the city of Tulsa without saying much at all. Starting at 71st & Memorial, we’ll carry a large wooden cross all the way to the church (71st & Riverside) along 71st Street, commemorating what Jesus did for us. Students should come dressed for any weather (don’t forget good tennis shoes and sunscreen) and should bring cash to stop for lunch and ice cream. Drop off time is 10am at 71st & Memorial (meet in the parking lot between DXL Clothing & the former Toys-R-Us on the NW corner of the intersection) and pick-up is at 2pm at RGC. Questions? Please contact us at susanw@rivergatetulsa.org or 918-492-5511x39.


RGC Children’s Dept: Kids Singing for Easter (Sun, April 21st, 2019 – 10:30am service)

Children kindergarten-5th grade will sing in Sanctuary during offertory.


RGC Children’s & Youth Depts: Easter Family Worship (Sun, April 21st, 2019 – 10:30am service)

Students in grades Kindergarten and higher will attend 10:30am worship in the main service with their families for this momentous day. Following the kids singing for Easter, students will be dismissed to attend their regular services.