february events

Check the Calendar for a complete list of upcoming events.

  • free community meAL

    February 1st

    (1st Wednesday of Every Month)


    We welcome our neighbors and friends to join us on the First Wednesday of the month at 6:00pm for a FREE meal and friendship. Come meet the members of our church and feed your body and your soul. We will be serving homemade soups and stews during the winter months, along with fresh breads and desserts!


    January 4th—Soups, Salad and Bread

    February 1st—Soups, Salad and Bread

  • souper bowl of caring

    Sunday, February 5th


    “Lord, even as we enjoy the Super Bowl football game,  help us be mindful of those without a bowl of soup to eat.” 


    On Sunday February 5th the Youth will be collecting $1 or a can of soup to be donated to the Harrisburg Food Pantry. You can bring cans of soup anytime before February 5th and place them in the collection bins in the vestibule and in the lobby of the Education Building.   


  • annual youth versus adult football game!!

    Sunday, February 5th at 2:00 pm


    Join us for some fun and football in the field off Pharr Mill Road


  • hand bells

    Monday Evenings 6:30 - 7:15 pm


    We are bringing hand bells back to RRPC! Rehearsals will be Monday evenings from 6:30 to 7:15 in the room across from the choir room. We are encouraging our youth and adults to join us. All are welcome to learn! We hope to see you! Contact Stephanie Campbell if you have any questions.

  • WOMEN'S CIRCLE

    Tuesday, February 7th


    The Presbyterian Women’s Morning will meet at 10:00am in the Parlor at the Church. The evening circle will meet at 7:00pm at the home of Priscilla Giuliano. (Contact the Church Office for directions).  All women of the church are invited to attend either circle. 

  • men's breakfast

    February 19th at 9:00 am


    Men’s Breakfast will be held in the fellowship hall. We meet the third Sunday of every month and encourage all of the men of the church to attend. Please contact Bill Smart or Jerry Clark if you plan on coming.

  • WEDNESDAY NIGHTS AT RRPC!

    WEDNESDAY NIGHT FELLOWSHIP MEAL at 6pm


    February 15th -  BBQ Pork Sandwiches

    February 22nd - Matchmakers Chicken


    To RSVP—Just fill out a yellow card located in any pew in the sanctuary during our next worship service or send Cyndi a quick note at secretary@rockyriver.org We are happy to share in fellowship with our church and community. The cost is $5 per meal with a max of $15 per family.


    CHIMES REHEARSALS —Wednesdays at 6:30 in the choir room. All children K thru 5th grades are invited to learn to play the chimes! We would love to see more participation from the children. Rehearsals begin at 6:30 and end at 6:50. We will let the children eat first so they have time to get to rehearsal.


    YOUTH BIBLE STUDY at 6:45 after dinner


    CHOIR - Wednesday night Practice is @ 7-8pm -- We would love to have more young voices if you can find the time to help us out!

  • GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP

    February 23rd - May 25th

    Thursdays at 6:30 pm


    Grief Share will began another 13 week series of classes. The only cost is $15 for the workbook and we meet in Room 216 in the New Fellowship Building. Anyone is welcome to come and experience the fellowship and comfort of a group of people who have lost a loved one and are going through the grief process. The program is Christian focused and uses a weekly video, discussion and workbook for study. It is lead by several facilitators from Rocky River including Julia Alexander, Bill & Connie Smart, Mimi Reynolds, and Pam Sciascia and has support from Hospice of Cabarrus County counselors and pastor Neal Carter. If you or anyone you know needs this service, please call the church office to sign up for this class at 704-455-2479. Thank You!!

  • Learning Your Bible class

    Grades 3-5

    Sunday, February 26th, 2017, 12:15 – 3:00 p.m.


    Class will be held in the Fellowship Hall. This class is designed to help introduce these children to using the Bible, so that he or she can read it at home, work with it at church, and follow along in worship services. It will be an interesting time with learning centers led by Sharon Vanpelt and helpers from the Christian Education committee. Children, be sure to bring your children’s Bible for this special instructional time. Lunch will be served, and there will be breaks built in to the afternoon. Email Sharon at dce@rockyriver.org to register so that we have enough food and supplies.

  • rocky river readers

    Monday, February 27 at 7pm


    North Carolina author Mark de Castrique will speak in our Fellowship Hall. He will discuss his latest book, The Singularity Race. Mark’s years in Washington, DC inspired his DC thrillers. The 13th Target, involving a terrorist plot against The Federal Reserve, and The Singularity Race, a winner-take-all quest for Artificial Intelligence. Mark spoke at an earlier Rocky River Readers gathering about his Sam Blackman series set in Asheville. We hope many of our church members, friends and book lovers will join us to welcome this author back to Rocky River and hear about his newest book and writing craft. 

March events

Check the Calendar for a complete list of upcoming events.

  • free community meal

    March 1st

    (1st Wednesday of Every Month)


    We welcome our neighbors and friends to join us on the First Wednesday of the month at 6:00pm for a FREE meal and friendship. Come meet the members of our church and feed your body and your soul. We will be serving homemade soups and stews during the winter months, along with fresh breads and desserts!


  • WEDNESDAY NIGHTS AT RRPC!

    WEDNESDAY NIGHT FELLOWHIP MEAL at 6pm


    March 1st - FREE COMMUNITY MEAL

    March 8th - Tumbleweek Chicken

    March 15th - Baked Spaghetti with beef

    March 22nd - Broccoli/Rice/Chicken

    March 29th - MYSTERY!!!


    To RSVP—Just fill out a yellow card located in any pew in the sanctuary during our next worship service or send Cyndi a quick note at secretary@rockyriver.org We are happy to share in fellowship with our church and community. The cost is $5 per meal with a max of $15 per family.


    CHIMES REHEARSALS —Wednesdays at 6:30 in the choir room. All children K thru 5th grades are invited to learn to play the chimes! We would love to see more participation from the children. Rehearsals begin at 6:30 and end at 6:50. We will let the children eat first so they have time to get to rehearsal.


    YOUTH BIBLE STUDY at 6:45 after dinner


    CHOIR - Wednesday night Practice is @ 7-8pm -- We would love to have more young voices if you can find the time to help us out!

  • Grief support group

    March 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th

    Thursdays at 6:30 pm

    Program runs from February 23rd - May 25th (You may join us at any time.)


    Grief Share will began another 13 week series of classes. The only cost is $15 for the workbook and we meet in Room 216 in the New Fellowship Building. Anyone is welcome to come and experience the fellowship and comfort of a group of people who have lost a loved one and are going through the grief process. The program is Christian focused and uses a weekly video, discussion and workbook for study. It is lead by several facilitators from Rocky River including Julia Alexander, Bill & Connie Smart, Mimi Reynolds, and Pam Sciascia and has support from Hospice of Cabarrus County counselors and pastor Neal Carter. If you or anyone you know needs this service, please call the church office to sign up for this class at 704-455-2479. Thank You!!

  • Hand bells

    March 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th

    Monday Evenings 6:30  - 7:15 pm


    We are bringing hand bells back to RRPC! Rehearsals will be Monday evenings from 6:30 to 7:15 in the room across from the choir room. We are encouraging our youth and adults to join us. All are welcome to learn! We hope to see you! Contact Stephanie Campbell if you have any questions.

  • WOMEN'S CIRCLE

    Tuesday, March 7th


    The Presbyterian Women’s Morning will meet at 10:00am in the Parlor at the Church. The evening circle will meet at  7:00pm at the home of Julie Alexander.  All women of the church are invited to attend either circle. 

  • Rocky River Ramblers Trip

    Friday, March 10th


    The Rocky River Ramblers w ill take a trip to Hendersonville and the Flat Rock Theater on Friday, March 10, 2017. Rooms at the Best Western will be $89.99 plus tax and everyone will need to make their own reservation after December 15th. Fifteen rooms are being held until 2/10/17. When you make your reservations, book under the name Rocky River Ramblers. Tickets to see the

    Nashville Road Show at Flat Rock Theater will be $37.90 each and pay Carol Lyerly before 2/15/17 to get group rates. Call Carol or Jim Lyerly for information.


    Best Western Hendersonville Inn ● 105 Sugarloaf Rd. ● Hendersonville, NC 28792 828-692-0521

  • HEALING TOUCH CLINIC

    Sunday, March 12th at 3 PM


    The Healing Touch Clinic is held in the upstairs of the fellowship building. We now have 3 massage tables and 2 Zero Gravity chairs for clients to use with a certified practitioner. There is be a sign-up sheet in the vestibule for 20-30 minute sessions that I hope members of the congregation will use to avoid a lot of waiting. We will be opening it up to the community soon and have already had people interested in attending. Evaluations from previous clinics this fall indicated positive results in issues involving pain and stiff muscles. We will hold the clinic on the second Sunday of each month.


    Julia Alexander, RN, BSN, Certified Healing Touch Practitioner


  • Men's Breakfast

    Sunday, March 19th at 9:00 am


    Men’s Breakfast will be held in the fellowship hall. We meet the third Sunday of every month and encourage all of the men of the church to attend. Please contact Bill Smart or Jerry Clark if you plan on coming.


  • used book sale

    Saturday, March 25th at 8am


    We are planning a Spring Book Sale To Benefit RRPC Building Fund Do you like to read books? Do you have some books you have finished and wish you knew a way to find them a new home? We are planning a book sale in the spring with the profits going to the new building fund. You can help right now by setting aside fiction books, non-fiction books (such as cookbooks, histories, biographies, craft books, etc.), children’s books, music CDs, DVDs, books on CD, magazines, jigsaw puzzles, and games. We hope to have a large number of books, both hardbacks and paperbacks, for folks to buy. 

  • rocky river readers

    Monday, March 27th at 7pm


    More information to come.

News updates



EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT


Garion Schneider, an Eagle Scout Candidate, has begun  installation of a new gate at the Rocky River Road entrance of the new cemetery. 

When completed, it will be a beautiful addition to our property.


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