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Senior Adults: 2019 Summer Events
Aug
22
9:30 AM09:30

Senior Adults: 2019 Summer Events

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Movie: “Run the Race”

JUN 13 | 1:00PM | Quad 4

Meet: Quad 4. Food served @ 12:30PM
Cost: $3 (Includes a movie, popcorn, chili dogs, and a drink)

In this movie, two desperate brothers sacrifice today for a better tomorrow. Reeling from his mother’s death and his father’s abandonment, Zach, an all-state athlete finds glory on the football field, working to earn a college scholarship and the brother’s ticket out of town. When a devastating injury puts Zach, and his dreams, on the sidelines, David laces up his track cleats to salvage their future and point Zach toward hope. “Run the Race” shows what’s possible when you run to---and not from---the overwhelming love of God.

Starring: Jake McEntire and Caleb Emery
Produced by: Tim Tebow


Museum Day

JUL 7 | 12:15PM

Meet: Front of the Quads
Cost: The only cost involved will be lunch on your own

We will meet in front of the Quads and car pool to the Bob Bullock Museum. Then we will eat lunch (lunch not provided) and visit a number of displays. 

The World War I exhibit presents the stories of a divisive and transformational America told through original artifacts, images, voices, music, hands-on-exploration, and multimedia presentations. Throughout the exhibit, visitors encounter “Witnesses”, people who represent the complex and divergent stories of the day. The exhibit takes us from the days prior to the War, during the War, and post-War problems and successes. 

We will also see the exhibit, Becoming Texas: Where the Story Begins. This one-of-a-kind journey goes through more than 16,000 years of Texas history where they have documented the rise and fall of nations up to the Mexican Independence in 1821. You will have a chance to see the men and women who established trade networks across the Americans, see how tough it was to put food on the table,  and discover LaSalle’s failed attempt to establish a colony in the Gulf Coast in 1684. 

We will also see how the rebuilding of the expedition’s 300-year-old ship, La Belle, is progressing. You will see thousands of items of cargo found in the hull. 

We will also see the Lusher Collection: Collections from Private Collections in Texas. You will see a selection of 27 artifacts reflecting the confluence of Spanish, American Indian, and Anglo cultures that have inhabited the border region in the last 400 years.


City of Austin Library

AUG 22 | 10:00AM | City of Austin Library

Meet: Front of the Quads @ 9:30AM
Cost: No cost for tour, just pay $5 for parking

We will meet in front of the Quads at 9:30AM and carpool to the new City of Austin Library. We will receive a 1 hour tour of the famous facility, which has received numerous awards. It has 6 floors with 200,000 square feet, 589 seats, 140 PC and Mac computers for public use, 50 large screens for displaying electronic information ,and much more. It received the Time Magazine World’s Greatest Places 2018 and the Urban Libraries Council 2018 Top Innovators Award.

There is no cost for the tour but there is a parking fee of $5 for up to 2 hours. After the tour we will find a place to eat.


Bible Study

Tuesdays | 10:45AM

Study: “Book of Galatians”

Join us every Tuesday as the Senior adults meet for Bible Study. After Bible study, we have lunch together followed by a domino game called Chicken Foot. Join us as we’ve just started a study on the “Book of Galatians”.


For more info and reservations contact, Dean Busboom | 512 659-0705

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ITAG: I Talk About God
Sep
4
to Sep 11

ITAG: I Talk About God

  • Riverbend Church | Community Center #203 (map)
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ITAG: I Talk About God

Starting SEP 4:
Wednesday Night | 6:30PM | Community Center #203

Starting SEP 5:
Thursday Morning | 10:00AM | Community Center #203

In "Unshakeable Hope", Max Lucado unpacks 12 of the Bible's most significant promises, equipping you to overcome difficult circumstances by keeping your focus on the hope found in the promises of Scripture.

*Childcare available

 
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Boomer's Normandy Tour — SOLD OUT
Oct
24
11:00 AM11:00

Boomer's Normandy Tour — SOLD OUT

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SOLD OUT! — France Magnifique Tour 2019

75th Anniversary of D-Day & Normandy | OCT 24-NOV 7, 2019

Discover a place etched in history on June 6, 1944, the day when thousands of allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy. Reflect during your visit to the Landing Beaches, dotted with memorials and museums dedicated to the troops who fought here. Throughout your time in Normandy, you will see many reminders of this tragic time and turning point for WWII.

Sponsored by the Boomer generation, but all are welcome to attend.

For more info, contact Mark Johnson: mjohnson@riverbend.com | 512 327-3540 x430

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Grace Lab Bible Study
Jan
6
to Jan 20

Grace Lab Bible Study

  • Riverbend Church, Community Center #204 (map)
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JAN 6–20 | 11:00AM | Community Center #204

A new study starts in the Grace Lab on JAN 6!

New study: "What is the Bible?" by Rob Bell

Rob writes “some people see the Bible as an outdated book of primitive fairy tales”; while others view the Bible as the most important book we can ever read. This book provides insights and answers about how the Bible actually works as a source of faith and guidance. Class time will focus how the Bible actually does work giving insight to go deeper in reading, studying, and discussing this sacred text.

Join the group at 11:00AM on Sunday mornings in Room 204 as we seek new understandings of the Bible! Rev. Paulette Schwartz, Pastor of Care and Recovery teaches and facilitates discussions.

For more info, contact Paulette >



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Single-Parent Families Cookie Decorating Party
Dec
16
12:30 PM12:30

Single-Parent Families Cookie Decorating Party

  • Riverbend Church | Student Center (map)
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DEC 16 | After 11:15AM Service | Riverbend, Student Center

If you’re a single parent with kids, this is a fantastic opportunity for you to connect with other single-parent families here at Riverbend. You and your kids are invited to join us in the Student Center (Lower Level) after the Resonate service on DEC 16 to party with other single-parent families as we enjoy lunch together and have fun decorating a ton of cookies together.

This event is free, but we kindly ask that you sign up so that we know how much food and treats to provide.

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Men's Christmas Party
Dec
4
6:30 PM18:30

Men's Christmas Party

  • 7000 Cameron Road Austin, TX, 78752 United States (map)
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DEC 4 | 6:30–9:00PM | East Austin Neighborhood Development Center

Men, we invite you along with your spouse or guest to join us for an evening with lots of food, fun and great fellowship as we celebrate Christmas and all that God has done through our Men's Ministry this past year.

The Christmas Party will be held at the East Austin Neighborhood Development Center:
7000 Cameron Rd, Austin, TX 78752

Cost: $20 (Spouses or guests can come for free)

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Avenew Thanksgiving Potluck
Nov
18
12:30 PM12:30

Avenew Thanksgiving Potluck

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NOV 18 | 12:30–2:30PM | 1401 Little Elm Trail

If you’re a 20-30 something who’s looking to connect with others your age, this is a great opportunity! Bring a dish to share and join us for Avenew’s Thanksgiving Potluck as we enjoy some good Food, Fun, and Fellowship.

Location:
1401 Little Elm Trail #225
Cedar Park, TX 78613

For more info about this event, contact Avenew.

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Caregivers Workshop: Holiday Tips for Caregivers of Persons with Dementia
Nov
12
7:00 PM19:00

Caregivers Workshop: Holiday Tips for Caregivers of Persons with Dementia

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NOV 12 | 7:00–8:30PM | Community Center #203

If you’re a caregiver that works with persons who have dementia, or if someone in your life was recently diagnosed with dementia, the holidays can be an especially difficult time of year. We invite you to come to this free workshop on Monday evening, NOV 12, from 7:00–8:30PM to hear some helpful tips for navigating this holiday season.

Presented by Stephen Cantoe, Positive Approach to Care and Validation Therapy Trainer, Alzheimer’s Texas. Everyone is welcome.

For more info, or to sign up, call Sharon Butler: 512 203-3752

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Give Thanks with EANDC
Nov
10
5:30 PM17:30

Give Thanks with EANDC

  • 7000 Cameron Road Austin, TX, 78752 United States (map)
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NOV 10 | 5:30PM | 7000 Cameron Rd, Austin, TX 78752

Give thanks this year by serving one of our mission partners, East Austin Neighborhood Development Center (EANDC).

We're looking for volunteers to serve along side our Community Groups on NOV 10, 5:30PM for the Thanksgiving Feast at our Proyecto Esperanza Neighborhood Development Center (NDC). This is a great opportunity for anyone to jump in and serve an amazing community at home here in Austin.

Pradeep Thorat has been busy making connections and training more than 200 people in English classes. He has invited us to participate with him by helping him host a Thanksgiving dinner for all the families who have gone through the program.

This is a time to serve people who usually do all the serving, and it is a time to share the reason why we come together to give thanks.

There will be around 250 people learning from us what our Thanksgiving celebration is all about. Please consider joining in to serve good food, eat good food, and make new friends with those who are wanting to practice their English.

For more info, email: ndc@riverbend.com

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High School Fall Retreat: Mystery Van Tour
Oct
26
to Oct 28

High School Fall Retreat: Mystery Van Tour

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OCT 26–28 | 6:00PM

This year for our High School Fall Retreat we are embarking on a mystery so great, not even Scooby Doo and the gang could solve it! Like, zoinks Scoob!! Join us for a Mystery Van Tour! You will be sent a packing list… and that’s it!! Come ready for a weekend of surprises, community, and adventure!

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Preteen Lock-in
Sep
14
to Sep 15

Preteen Lock-in

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SEPT 14-15 | 6:00PM-9:00AM | Preteen Theater

Preteens are your ready for the greatest night of your life? Sign up today for our annual....wait for it....patience...no really this is gonna be good....PRETEEN LOCK-IN

This will be a great opportunity for all the new Preteens to begin to build strong relationships at the beginning of the school year.

Who: All 3rd - 5th grade kids
Cost: $25 per person. 

*SOLD OUT*

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Face 2 Face
Sep
11
6:00 PM18:00

Face 2 Face

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Face 2 Face

 

Riverbend Group
2nd & 4th Tuesdays
| 6:00–8:30PM | Building 5A
(Begins SEP 11)

Fall Study — "Discerning the Voice of God" by Priscilla Shirer

A Bible study providing opportunities for women to connect while becoming more intentional in their faith journey with a group focus of fun and service.

Cost: $25

Contact Ellen for more info >


North Austin Group
2nd & 4th Tuesdays | 6:00–8:30PM

(Begins SEP 11)

Fall Study — "The Word of the Lord: Seeing Jesus in the Prophets" by Nancy Guthrie

A Bible study providing opportunities for women to connect while becoming more intentional in their faith journey with a group focus of fun and service.

*This group meets in designated areas in North Austin.

Cost: $25

Contact Marsha for more info or locations >

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