The Riverside Core Values (What we are all about)

• Our congregation strives to grow closer to Jesus, individually and collectively, allowing the Holy Spirit to work powerfully in our lives. Ephesians 5:1-2, Romans 15:13

• Along with our desire to grow spiritually, Riverside desires to grow God’s kingdom numerically and we are obedient to the Great Commission through our participation in outreach efforts to our family, friends, co-workers, community, and to the world.  Matthew 28:18-20

• Riverside is open to anyone seeking God and we will demonstrate this in our ministries, worship services, Bible classes and Life Group meetings.

• God has blessed us with diversity and we will celebrate this diversity as a testament of the unity that we find in Christ. 1Corinthians 12:12-27

• Riverside members are committed to developing relationships of honesty and integrity as we learn and grow from God, each other and past experiences. John 13:34-35, Romans 12:10

• Riverside members will be engaged in a ministry of service utilizing the spiritual gift(s) that God has given to each of us. Ephesians 4:11-12, Romans 12:4-8

• Riverside realizes that the future of the church rests with our young and we will place special emphasis on our children’s, youth, young adult and family ministries. Matthew 18:1-5

• Riverside will also honor and utilize the wisdom, maturity and talents of our senior members that they have gained during their years of service to the Kingdom of God. 1 Peter 5:5