Disciple Groups

At The River we call small groups DISCIPLE GROUPS and we encourage everyone to get involved, LIVING LIKE CHRIST.

Who are YOU discipling? Who is discipling YOU?

New groups are forming regularly. We encourage you to JOIN a group, START a group, or LEAD a group. Members of the congregation host and lead these group. Let us know of your interest in becoming part of a disciple group by contacting Karen Verhoeven, Connection Coordinator. 

  • Life Groups

    Fellowship among couples and families. Various groups. 

    Contact Karen Verhoeven 909.800.5149

  • River mom squad

    A place for moms to come together for play dates, moms nights, and fun outings for thier kids. 

    Contact Rachel Peters at 909.653.5217 or Kim Lee at 909.499.8789

  • Women's Bible Fellowship

    Women's Bible Fellowship gathers every other Wednesday at 9:30 am in The Study in the main building. 

    Contact: Theora Whitman 909.793.6801 and Miriam Tolsma 909.793.6116

  • Heart & Soul

    Heart and Soul women's study meets every Wednesday at 9:30 am in the office building. 

    Contact: Marcia VanMouwerik 909.792.1858

  • MEn's Breakfast

    Men from all around the Inland Empire join together every third Saturday of the month at 7:00 am for breakfast and a time of testimony. 

    The group gathers in the Fellowship Hall unless other arrangements have been made. Breakfast is FREE. 

    Contact: Mike Hix 909.519.7167 or Don Bueermann 909.800.7337

  • Hiking Ministry

    Hiking Ministry meets on planned Saturday mornings for hikes around Southern California. Hikes are planned a few weeks in advance, and are a great opportunity for the whole family. 

    Contact: Randal Whitman 909.831.1821 or Travis Lemm 909.553.9129

  • O.A.K.- Our Adopted Kids

    Support group for adoptive and foster parents. The group has an educational component and time for support discussion. The group meets the first Sunday of every month at 6:00 pm the office building. Childcare is provided. 

    Contact: Debbie Bueermann 951.377.0334

  • Missions prayer group

    Group meets on Wednesday mornings at 7:00 am for prayer for our missionaries and missions organizations in the prayer room. 

    Contact: Miriam Tolsma 909.793.6116

  • Book Clubs

    Several groups with various themes. 

    Contact: Karen Verhoeven 909.800.5149

  • MISSIONARY WRiting Team

    Writing monthly to support and encourage The River's missionaries. 

    Contact: Eileen VanderLinde 909.792.1814

  • Church Grounds Crew

    Help maintain our church campus each week. 

    Contact: Arlen Hofman 951.845.9656 or Roger Boersen 909.794.3338

  • Men's Coffee and Fellowship

    Tuesdays- 10:00 am at McDonalds- Mentone

    Fridays- 10:00 am at Panera Bread- Redlands

  • Crossroads PRISON ministries

    Connecting prisoners with volunteer mentors to exchange letters, study God's word, and apply biblical thruths (www.cpministries.org)

    Contact: Eileen VanderLinde 909.792.1814