october events

Check the Calendar for a complete list of upcoming events.


    Tuesday, October 3

    Morning circle:  10:00 am , Church parlor

    evening circle:  7:00 pm, home of jean hager

    All of the women of the church are invited and encouraged to be a part of the Presbyterian Women Circle and Bible Studies. We strive to minister to the congregation as a whole and to the women in particular through Bible study, prayer and fellowship. We would love to welcome some new faces to our groups! We meet the first Tuesday of each month.

    Questions? Please contact Priscilla Giuliano at 704-706-3203 

  • free community meAL

    Wednesday, october 4

    6:00 Pm, fellowship hall

    Sweet & Sour Chicken will be prepared by the Boy Scouts

    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.  No RSVP necessary

    Questions? Please contact Cyndi Conway in the church office at 704-455-2479 

  • yard sale

    saturday, october 7

    8am - 1 pm - fellowship hall

    Church Yard Sale.  Donated items will be accepted through Friday, October 6th.  All proceeds benefit the building fund.

    To help, contact Priscilla Giuliano 

  • healing touch clinic

    Sunday, october 8

    3:00 pm, Upstairs - Fellowship Building

    This clinic is available for anyone interested in experiencing a relaxing, 30-minute session to restore your balance and energy. There will be several experienced Healing Touch Practitioners and possibly some students of Healing Touch from the CMC College of Health Sciences available for these sessions.  While there is no charge for the clinic, donations are accepted for the use of the building. Most of the evaluations of previous clinics have rated the experience as a valuable one and most enjoyable.  The clinic is held the second Sunday of each month and is open to the public. 

    Questions? Please contact Julia Alexander at 704-455-9753 

  • Handbells Rehearsal

    every monday, october 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

    6:00 pm, 2nd Floor of the education building

  • wednesday night fellowship meal

    every wednesday, October 11, 18, 25

    6:00 pm, fellowship hall

    Cost:  $5/meal; $15/family maximum

    Please RSVP by signing the friendship pad during Sunday Service or send a quick note to churchadmin@rockyriver.org.   We are happy to share in fellowship with our church and community.  Let us feed your body and soul!

    CHIMES REHEARSAL at 6:30 pm

    YOUTH BIBLE STUDY at 6:45 pm

    CHOIR PRACTICE at 7:00 pm -- We would love to have more young voices!

    Questions? Please contact Cyndi Conway in the church office at 704-455-2479

  • grief support group

    every thursday, october 5, 12, 19, 26

    6:00pm, Upstairs - fellowship building

    The group is open to anyone who has lost a child, spouse, parent, or significant person in their lives. We welcome those from our church family and community who need comfort and healing.

    To register, contact the church office, 704-455-2479    or Julia Alexander at 704-455-9753

  • family Game night

    friday, october 13 and 27

    7:00 pm - fellowship hall

    Ready for friendly competition and fellowship?  Join us on FAMILY GAME NIGHT!  We ask everyone to bring a snack to share and their favorite games to play.

    Questions? Please contact Cyndi Conway in the church office at 704-455-2479

  • fall festival & brunswick stew

    october 14

    4:00 to 8:00 pm

    An evening filled with games, food, entertainment and fellowship.  We will have face painting, pumpkin painting, games, photo booths, prizes, BBQ, desserts, Brunswick Stew and more.  Special performance at 5:00 pm by Jeff Whittington and a movie in the fellowship hall to end the evening.  

    If you would like to volunteer to help, click here to be directed to sign up genius!

  • men's breakfast

    Sunday, october 15

    9:00 am, fellowship Hall

    As always, we welcome ALL men to join us—husbands, fathers, sons, grandfathers and brothers. What a great opportunity for fellowship among our men!

    Questions? Please contact Jerry Clark at 704-596-0062

  • rocky river readers

    Monday, October 23

    7:00 pm, church parlor

    All readers are invited to join us the fourth Monday of each month in the Parlor at the church.

    Signs in the Blood by Vicki Lane

    Questions? Please contact Marie Morrison at 704-455-2487 




    All are welcome to join us for Trunk or Treat as our members decorate their cars and give out candy!  We will our Fellowship Meal at 6:00pm (Crockpot Chicken Chili) if you'd like to come for that - or just come for Trunk or Treat!  The cost of the meal is $5 per family and no more than $15 per family.  Trunk or Treat is FREE!!

    Questions?  Please contact Cyndi Conway in the church office at 704-455-2479

additional news/updates

  • Women's retreat

    November 10 - 12

    william black lodge, montreat, NC

    We hope you will join us for a weekend of faith, fellowship, food and fun!! Women of all ages are encouraged to attend. Registration forms can be found in the vestibule, in the church office, or by clicking here.  A $50 deposit is due by September 10.

    Questions?  Contact Priscilla Giuliano at 704-706-3203/tttandsp@gmail.com

  • congregational care

    If anyone in the congregation falls ill, is  injured, in the hospital or in need of

    pastoral care—WE WANT TO KNOW!!

    Please call Neal directly on his cell phone  (really—call his cell phone—he wants you to!!) or call Cyndi in the office so Neal can visit and offer assistance. 

    Neal’s cell number is 910-280-9688.

    The office phone is 704-455-2479.

    He can also be reached via email at  nealcarter64@gmail.com