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Coronavirus Update #16 (9/23/20)

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"Oh, magnify theLordwith me, andletusexalthisnametogether!"(Psalm 34:3) Dear Rivermont Family and Friends, Your pastors and staff remain grateful for God's faithfulness to our covenant family. Please note the multiplicity of opportunities for Sunday worship as planned from now until the end of October. For Sunday Worship through the end of October: Enjoy worship as w...

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Pastor's Devotion Ecclesiastes 3.1-8

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For this devotion, Pastor Ron teaches on Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 (Every Season)...

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Pastor's Devotional Proverbs 2:3-6

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Pastor Ron teaches us about what it means to seek the wisdom of God....

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Pastor's Devotion Hebrews 6:18-20

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For this devotion, Pastor Ron talks about Our Anchor in Christ from Hebrews 6:18-20....

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Pastor's Devotion Ephesians 3:20 Overcoming Stress #12

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For this devotion, Pastor Ron teaches on Ephesians 3.20 Overcoming Stress #12....

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Pastor's Devotion John 13.34-35

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For this devotion, Pastor Ron teaches on Godly Love from John 13.34-35 (Comfort #11)....

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Coronavirus Update #15 (8/21/20)

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"We rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that sufferingproduces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope" (Romans 5:3-4 ESV). Dear Rivermont Family and Friends, With the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Pastor David opened our August Session meeting with some devotional thoughts from Romans 5. In this ongoing season of endurance, ...

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Pastor's Devotion Luke 19:1-10

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For this devotion, Pastor Ron teaches on Overcoming Stress #10, His Mission, Luke 19.1-10....

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Pastor's Devotional Mark 10:45

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Pastor Ron reminds us that Jesus came to serve those around him and give his life away....

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Pastor's Devotional 2 Corinthians 1.3-5

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For this devotion, Pastor Ron teaches on Overcoming Stress #8, 2 Corinthians 1.3-5....

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Pastor's Devotion I Peter 2:21-25

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For this devotion, Pastor Ron teaches on Overcoming Stress #7, His Suffering. I Peter 2:21-25...

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Pastor's Devotion Philippians 2:5-11

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For this devotion, Pastor Ron teaches on Philippians 2:5-11 (Overcoming Stress #6 His Example)...

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Pastor's Devotional Philippians 2:1-4

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For this devotion, Pastor Ron teaches on Overcoming Stress #5, His Encouragement....

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Pastor's Devotional I Peter 2.9-10

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For this devotion, Pastor Ron teaches on Overcoming stress #4-His People, I Peter 2.9-10....

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Coronavirus Update #14 (7-2-20)

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"Leteverything that has breath praise theLORD! Praise theLORD!" (Psalm 150:6) Dear Rivermont Family and Friends, With praise in our hearts, this Sunday we will continue to worship in the sanctuary at 8:00 and 11:00 AM and through the Livestream on-line offering. We also have two opportunities for spiritual encouragement: the weekly congregational prayer on Sunday aft...

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Pastor's Devotional Colossians 1:28-29

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For this devotion, Pastor Ron teaches on Colossians 1:28-29....

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Pastor's Devotion Ephesians 3:20-21

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For this Devotion in Ephesians 3:20-21, Pastor Ron encourages us to pray to the God Who is able to do immeasurably more than we ask or think. ...

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Coronavirus Update #13 (6-25-20)

"May the God of hope fill you with alljoy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope" (Romans 15:13). Dear Rivermont Family and Friends, The pastors rejoice in God's goodness and kindness as we navigate this season of challenge and opportunity. We express our thanksgiving and seek your ongoing support and prayer. Expressing Ap...

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Coronavirus Update #12 (6-18-20)

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"Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good, for his steadfast love endures forever" (Psalm 136:1). Dear Rivermont Family and Friends, With eyes fixed on Jesus Christ, praise God for His sustaining grace and power. By His love, we thank Him for the resiliency of God's people as we move through this season of the coronavirus. Discerning Worship Options Until the govern...

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Pastor's Devotional Overcoming Stress #2 (2 Peter 1:3-8)

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For this devotion in 2 Peter 1:3-8, Pastor Ron reminds us that the promises of our Savior, Jesus Christ, free us from the power of sin and unite us to God and His likeness....

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Pastor's Devotional Philippians 3:4-7

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For this Pastor's Devotional in Philippians 3:4-7, Pastor Ron teaches us how to overcome relational stress and fatigue....

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Pastor's Devotional Romans 12:9-12

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Pastor Ron encourages us to live as a community of grace....

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Pastor's Devotional Psalm 28

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For this devotional in Psalm 28, Pastor Ron calls us search our hearts and cry out for help as we seek God's help and mercy in this time of distress....

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Coronavirus Update #11 (6-3-20)

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"Oh,tasteandseethat theLordis good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!" (Psalm 34:8). Dear Rivermont Family and Friends, During this season of the coronavirus and social unrest, our sovereign and loving God has entrusted us with an opportunity to display "the hope we have within us" to a world in panic. While maintaining trust in our loving Savior, we also griev...

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Coronavirus Update #10 (5/27/20)

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"Make a joyful noise to theLord, all the earth!Serve theLordwith gladness!Come into his presence with singing!" (Psalm 100:1-2) Dear Rivermont Family and Friends, With thanksgiving, praise God that we have resumed worship in our sanctuary. For this coming Sunday, May 31, we'll have three worship opportunities. In our sanctuary, worship services will be at8:00 AM and ...

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Pastor's Devotional Matthew 25:23

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For this devotional in Matthew 25:23, Pastor Ron encourages us to remain faithful to the God of faithfulness....

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Pastor's Devotional Colossians 3:14

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For this devotional, Pastor Ron encourages us to put on the love of Christ which binds everything together in perfect harmony....

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Coronavirus Update #9 (5/18/20)

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"Clap your hands, all peoples! Shout to God with loud songs of joy! For the LORD, the Most High, is to be feared, A great king over all the earth" (Psalm 47:1-2). Dear Rivermont Family and Friends, With much prayer and collaboration, praise God for several worship opportunities this coming Sunday, May 24. In our sanctuary, worship services will be at8:00 AM and 11:00...

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Coronavirus Update #8 (5/12/20)

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"Trust in theLordwith all your heart, anddo not lean on your own understanding. In all your waysacknowledge him,and hewill make straight your paths" (Proverbs 3:5-6). Dear Rivermont Family, The staff and session of REPC remain in steadfast prayer for you, our missionaries, and the local and national communities during this season of the coronavirus. As we pray for enco...

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Pastor's Devotional Proverbs 16:9

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As we consider what it looks like to open the church back up for gathered worship, Proverbs 16:9 reminds us that while we make our plans, it is the Lord who establishes our steps....

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Pastor's Devotional 1 Peter 2:4-5

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Pastor Ron points us to the rock of our salvation in 1 Peter 2:4-5 in his devotional....

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Coronavirus Update #7 (5/1/20)

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"Give thanks to theLord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever" (Psalm 136:1). Dear Rivermont family, While walking through this season of the coronavirus and worshipping in the safety of our homes, today's update comes through the eyes and hearts of grateful pastors. Worship and Prayer We remain thankful for your overwhelming support in worship and th...

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Pastor's Devotional Psalm 136:1

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Pastor Ron encourages us from Psalm 136:1 to live lives of thankfulness because the Lord is good and His steadfast love endures forever....

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Pastor's Devotional 2 Corinthians 1:3-4

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In these turbulent times, Pastor Ron points us to the comfort we have in Christ Jesus from 2 Corinthians 1:3-4....

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Pastor's Devotional John 21:15-17

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Pastor Ron brings an encouraging reminder from John 21:15-17 that we are to feed on God's Word out of love for the good shepherd, Jesus Christ....

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Coronavirus Update #6 (4/9/20)

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REPC Worship for Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter...

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Pastor's Devotional Luke 21:29-33

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Pastor Ron encourages us from Luke 21:29-33 as Jesus equips us to live the Christian life until he returns in glory....

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Coronavirus Update #4 (3/27/2020)

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March 27, 2020 "Come tome, all who labor and areheavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, andlearn from me, for I amgentle and lowly in heart, andyou will find rest for your souls. Formy yoke is easy, and my burden is light" (Matthew 11:28-30). Dear Rivermont Family, As we walk together in God's grace and power, your pastors remain in prayer f...

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Coronavirus Update #5 (4/1/2020)

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"I will bless theLordat all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. 2My soulmakes its boast in theLord;let the humble hear andbe glad. 3Oh,magnify theLordwith me, and let us exalt his name together!" (Psalm 34:1-3). April 1, 2020 Dear Rivermont family, Praise be to our crucified and risen Lord!With Palm Sunday and ...

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Pastor's Devotional 1 Timothy 6:6

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Learn how a godliness with contentment leads to great gain as Pastor Ron leads us in a devotional from 1 Timothy 6:6...

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Pastor's Devotion (03/25/2020)

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Pastor Ron reminds us that when God calls us to be strong and courageous (Deuteronomy 31:6), we take heart because of God’s protection and guidance. We rely on God’s strength and not our own. ...

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Coronavirus Update #3 (3/18/2020)

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In Scripture, we are reminded of the Lord’s steadfast love and His mercies that never come to an end. And today, God is giving us multiple opportunities to strengthen our faith, to trust His great faithfulness, and to pray for His guidance and salvation. May we walk forward in His love and power! The Rivermont elders of session met March 17, 2020 via video conferencin...

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Pastor's Devotional #3 (03/19/2020)

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Pastor Ron looks at Matthew 14:22-36 and talks about growing in faith as we look to Jesus in the storms of life. ...

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Coronavirus Update #1 (3/12/2020)

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"God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore, we will not fear" (Psalm 46:1-2). Dear Rivermont Family, The Rivermont staff and Session continue to look to Jesus Christ as Head of the Church. And, we trust that God directs all of history. With regard to a proper response to the coronavirus, we have open communication with the medical comm...

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Coronavirus Update #2 (3/14/2020)

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"God is ourrefuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear" (Psalm 46:1-2). Dear Rivermont Family, The Rivermont Pastors and Staff met this morning out of care for our Rivermontflock. Regarding our response to the coronavirus, we encourage you to embrace our sovereign and merciful God who daily gives us the opportunity to display"the h...

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January 12, 2020 - Preparing for the Lord's Day

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Preparing for the Lord's Day "Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity" (Psalm 133:1)! Thinking of the blessings of peace and fellowship, we are bound together in life through innumerable ways. We often enjoy ties of relationship or friendship, common tastes, personal likings, and occupation. At times, we come together to live above the world and ...

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December 1, 2019 Preparing for the Lord's Day

Preparing for the Lord's Day Longing for Christ: "Longing for Restoration" Giving thanks to God for His goodness to us in all things is always appropriate for Thanksgiving. Pastor Mike will be taking up the theme of "Yet Will I Rejoice in the LORD" from Habakkuk 3:17-19 for the Thanksgiving Day worship service at 10:00am. Come join us as we look to the Lord with thank...

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October 6th - Preparing for the Lord's Day

Preparing for the Lord's Day Spiritual Training:"Christ's Peace and His Word" By God's grace, Rivermont Evangelical Presbyterian Church has a Godly heritage to embrace God's word as being God-breathed; we receive the Bible as authoritative and sufficient for all of life. Our Biblical commitments bless us with God-focused and Christ-centered worship, discipleship, and m...

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