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!


  • 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


  • 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!

  • 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

    Any book by Robert Morgan


    Rocky River Readers is a book club open to women and men in our congregation and community. We meet at 7pm in the church parlor on the fourth Monday of each month from January through November. Books are selected through recommendations of members and most are available through the Cabarrus County Public Library. Local authors are invited to speak to the Readers at least once a year. The focus is to read and discuss fiction and non-fiction books that make us think.


    If you would like a more detailed listing that gives information on the subjects of the books as well as biographical information on the authors, please email Marie Morrison at morrison1960@windstream.net If you love to read and discuss books, we hope you will join us for some meetings.

SAVE THE DATE!

Vacation Bible School will be held

August 6-9 Sunday through Wednesday. 

Notice the change in days!

Mark your calendars now!

April events

Check the Calendar for a complete list of upcoming events.

  • 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, April 4th


    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 Brenda Horton. (Contact the Church Office for directions).  All women of the church are invited to attend either circle. 

  • free community meAL

    April 5th

    (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 FELLOWSHIP MEAL at 6pm



    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

    April 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th


    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!!

  • healing touch clinic

    Sunday April 9th

    3:00 to 5:00 pm


    The Healing Touch Clinic is held on the second Sunday of the month from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. We now have a good compliment of equipment: 4 massage tables, 2 Zero Gravity chairs, as well as pillows and blankets for use during the sessions. The appointments will be 30 minute intervals beginning at 3:00pm. I am expecting more Healing Touch students to participate this Spring and Summer as they finish classes and need to practice what they are learning in energy work. I am currently taking an online class for mentoring students of Healing Touch and  learning a lot myself as things have improved over the past 20 years. Come join us if you want to experience something special in this special place. There is no charge for this clinic but donations to the building fund are appreciated. 

    Many Thanks, Julia Alexander, RN, BSN, CHTP

  • men's breakfast

    April 16th 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.

  • rocky river readers

    April 24th

    Hissy Fit by Mary Kay Andrews


    Rocky River Readers is a book club open to women and men in our congregation and community. We meet at 7pm in the church parlor on the fourth Monday of each month. Books are selected through recommendations of members and most are available through the Cabarrus County Public Library. Local authors are invited to speak to the Readers at least once a year. The focus is to read and discuss fiction and non-fiction books that make us think.


    If you would like a more detailed listing that gives information on the subjects of the books as well as biographical information on the authors, please email Marie Morrison at morrison1960@windstream.net


    If you love to read and discuss books, we hope you will join us for some meetings.

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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