August 6th, 2016

$0 - $76


Make this summer extra special with your sweetheart by going on a riverboat dinner cruise.

We are sailing down the scenic St. Croix River departing from the historic Port of Stillwater, MN. The atmosphere is inviting, the food delightful, and your memories will be lasting. Dixieland "Jazz Me" foot tapping music is yours to enjoy as we cruise and enjoy a delicious "white linen" feast buffet of carved herb crusted New York Strip Loin, BBQ St. Louis Style Ribs, Marsala Chicken, and Baked Cod, potato, fresh fruit & green salad with freshly baked rolls. Dessert selections include cheesecake, carrot cake, and chocolate torte. All beverages are available for purchase.

Arrive extra early and take advantage of a sweetheart memory by enjoying a stroll in the beautiful park located just across the street.

Casual dress is perfect for the wonderful evening of delight.

Please arrive by 5 pm to park your vehicle and get your tickets from Pastor Cindy. Parking is FREE in the riverboat lot. Overflow parking is available for $5.00.

All dating, engaged, and married couples are invited to attend. Consider inviting another couple along to share the fun.

PLACE: 525 South Main Street, Stillwater, MN 55082

WHEN: Saturday, August 6th from 5 pm - 8 pm.

COST: $76.00 per couple

INCLUDES: Riverboat cruise down the beautiful St. Croix River, a wonderful buffet dinner, dessert, and parking.

If you have any questions. please contact Pastor Cindy at 763-421-8080 or via email at Cindy@riverdalechurch.com.

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Mega Sports Camp 2016

August 8th - August 11th, 2016


MEGA Sports Camp gets elementary kids out of their chairs and into the Word of God. Bible teachings interwoven with sports training make an unforgettable, life-changing event.

August 8-11 | 9:00a-12:00p. For all kids going into 1st-6th grade.

*T-shirts available: additional $10 Limited supply of T-shirts will be available for purchase during Mega Sports Camp.

Sports offered: Baseball, Basketball, Exploring the Arts ( Drama,Music, Dance, Art), Floor Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball.

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Intersect Day At Valleyfair

August 27th, 2016

$0 - $30

Intersect Student Ministries is ending summer vacation with some screams!! We're heading down to Valleyfair for a day of coasters, spinning, and water fun! We'll be leaving Riverdale Church at 9am and will be leaving the park by 7pm. Students will be responsible for their own food while at the park.

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Riverdale 101 - September 11, 2016

September 11th, 2016

This is the next step to finding your place here at Riverdale Church.Riverdale 101 will help you get better acquainted with our church. Every church has a story and we want you to hear ours! In our time together, you will learn about the history of our church, where we are today, and where we are going. You will also learn how you can be a part of where our future is! Snacks, coffee, and water will all be provided to create a fun atmosphere.

**After you register, please look for an additional e-mail that will include location details!

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Date Night Experience - Games & Grub

September 17th, 2016

All dating, engaged, and married couples are invited to join us for the Games & Grub Date Night Experience.

We are going to share a meal together and enjoy some backyard fun time playing games and hanging out. You'll get to enjoy the wonderful bonfire too!

Meat and beverages will be provided for you by the Marriage Leadership Team. It's our way of saying thanks for participating.

WHERE: Travis and Joy Heifort's place 16041 Ramsey Blvd NW Ramsey, Minnesota 55303

WHEN: Sat., Sept. 17th from 4 pm -8 pm


WHAT TO BRING: Please bring a side dish to share, lawn chairs for yourselves, and a yard game to share.


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Women's Thrive Conference in St. Cloud

September 30th - October 1st, 2016

$39 - $95

Early Bird pricing goes through April 30th, so register today! Also, there is a registration option if you would like to donate a scholarship for a registration (it will let you put in any amount on the payment page, it doesn't need to be a full scholarship).


Each of us is faced with thousands of choices every day that, over time, define our thoughts, our behavior, and who we are to the world. Do we choose faith over fear, gratitude over grumbling, love over selfishness?

Join us for the 2016 Thrive Conference “I Choose…” as we seek to frame the way in which the choices we make hold power and provide opportunities that influence ourselves, others, and how we see God.

Some of us will carpool to be up there at noon, while others of us will leave after the workday. Main Session Speakers include Bianca Juarez Olthoff, Stasi Eldredge, Meredith Andrews, Susie Larson, and Dr. Jolene Erlacher. There will also be two Breakout Session Times with the option of attending one of four breakouts, with one of those being geared specifically to Teen Girls! For more information visit www.mnbtg.org/conference


Pathways Premarital Counseling

October 14th - October 15th, 2016


If you are getting married and want to have a great marriage, then the time to begin building your marriage is now. You are invited to attend Pathways Premarital Counseling Weekend.

This is a weekend to focus on your marriage, get filled up with knowledge, and obtain tools that will help you understand and enjoy each other. There is a wide variety of topics we will cover which will help build your marriage before it even begins. Some of The Topics Covered: • knowing and understanding your spouse • marriage commitment and expectations • communication • conflict resolution • apologies and forgiveness • intimacy • financial management • affair proof your marriage

Pathways Premarital Counseling is held as follows in 2016. The weekend will be:

Friday night from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Saturday 9 am to 5 pm with lunch and snacks provided.

You can SAVE ABOUT $75 off your Minnesota marriage license fee when you complete the coursework in Pathways Premarital Counseling. Couples who complete their premarital education in time to apply for their marriage license are likely eligible for this discount. Sign up now!

The Cost: The fee for The Pathways Premarital Counseling Weekend is $185 per couple. This fee will cover a weekend of premarital counseling classes, your online premarital assessments (a $35 value), 2 hours of private counseling (as a couple) with the pastor of marriage ministry (a $50 value), all materials, the form to receive your discount on your marriage license, lunch and snacks. You will walk away with the tools you need to have and enjoy a wonderful lifelong marriage.


The Place: Depending on the number of couples registered, The Pathways Premarital Counseling Weekend will be held at either Riverdale Church or our home. You will be informed of the location as the date draws near.

If you have any questions, please contact Pastor Cindy at 763-421-8080 or email her at cindy@riverdalechurch.com