Where Can I Serve?

Jesus told us, his disciples, to make disciples of all nations. One of the most important values of River of Life is our mission to the world. It begins in our own community, and spreads overseas to every nation. There are opportunities to serve in various ways each Sunday morning in addition to a variety of local and global mission projects throughout the year.
River of Life is not a place for spectators. It is a place for team members. It is a place for community.  Whether you are a five-year old child, a ninety-five year old grandmother, a busy mom, or a businessman with big responsibilities, we want you to be a part of our church community. Here is how you can learn, serve, and grow at River of Life.

Music Ministry

God-honouring worship is something we strive for. Many church members get involved in our music ministry. Some play their instruments, while others are vocalists.  These volunteers are an important part of the ministry at River of Life, using their talents and gifts to glorify God.

Greeters

Greeters fill an important role at River of Life.  They are the friendly faces that will greet you as you walk in the door and answer questions or direct you to someone who can.  The greeter and usher team is a servant-hearted group of men and women whose ministry is integral to church life.

Media & Technology

In an age of widespread technology, River of Life recognizes this is also an area of service.  A team of volunteers use their gifts and abilities to serve in sound, audio recording and multimedia.  All of our weekly sermons are uploaded to our website in audio format.

LIFE Kids

River of Life has been blessed with many children!  LIFE Kids is a ministry for children, ages 3 to grade 5, on Sunday mornings.  We need lots of volunteers to help with this group of young and energetic kids! Volunteers attend a training session in September and can be a part of this important ministry.

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Local Mission Projects

 
River of Life also responds to the immediate needs of our local community.  As a church, we financially and prayerfully support many local organizations.  There are also opportunities to be the hands and feet of Christ and serve alongside these organizations.
 
Ruth & Naomi’s is an inner city ministry in Chilliwack. We provide one meal a month and serve it at Ruth & Naomi’s. Our kitchen is certified, so some of the food is prepared by a group at church while another group does the serving and cleanup. This needs about eight volunteers.
 
 

Global Mission Outreach

 
River of Life is a community of believers who have a heart and passion to be a part of spreading God’s kingdom around the world. We are active in supporting missionaries with our money and with our prayers. We have focused our global missions in two areas: Ukraine and Mexico. With a Mennonite heritage in our church’s history, our congregation has deep roots in Ukraine.  Over the last few years, we have teamed up with local organization, Hungry For Life, to send teams to Nikopol, Ukraine.  The mission has focused on serving widows and orphans.
Every second year, Pastor Darren takes a team of our youth to Vicente Guerrero, Mexico. Were we partner with Heart Ministries (YWAM) and are commissioned to build a house for a family in need.
 
We also have another team that serves in Mexico at the Mount of Olives Children’s Home.  Some of the projects they do include, building a house for a family, building a shower for another family,visiting Migrant Camps and various other things.

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River of Life Church
42369 South Sumas Rd
Chilliwack BC, V2R 4W3
Tel # 604-823-4411
email: riveroflife@shaw.ca