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2017 River Service

The River Service is scheduled for Sunday, July 16, at 10 a.m.


What to wear

Casual clothing.  Some may even wish to have bathing suits with them so they can play in the water after the service.

What to bring

Lawn chair for each one in the family

A side dish that is enough for your family and a guest
If your last name begins with the letters A-M, please bring vegetables.
If your last name begins with the letters N-Z, please bring desserts.

The church provides the fried chicken, beverages, and paper products.

What to expect

There will be no Sunday School.

We will have a relaxed time of worship with music provided by our Praise Team and Choir

We will have a testimony or two from those who went to Bland, VA last week to help others with house repairs that they could not afford to do themselves

We will have a short sermon

Three people plan on being baptized in the river

After the baptism, there will be a meal, games for children and youth, etc.  Some even change into their bathing suits and play in the river.


  • You will make a right turn out of the church parking lot onto Coatesville Road
  • Veer to the right at Ebenezer Church, turning onto Scotchtown Road
  • Follow Scotchtown Road, crossing Highway 54 (West Patrick Henry Road) until you come to Greenwood Church Road
  • Make a left off Scotchtown onto Greenwood Church Road (going toward the Hollows golf course
  • Veer to the right onto Cherry Hill Road
  • Stay on Cherry Hill Road till you see signs for the entrance to the Baptism Service on the right.

Watch for the “River” signs.

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