Care Groups

Are you in a place where life hurts?  How do you are cope with the stress of loss?  We want Riverside to be a place of support, care and healing during these difficult times.  We have special care groups which meet regularly to help walk you through some of life's greatest challenges. Sometimes life isn't hurting, but you know that attention in an area would help strengthen your faith, marriage or recovery. Riverside has care groups for those needs as well.


Find help.  Discover hope.  Experience healing.  A special curriculum and support group which helps you learn how to deal with the pain of the past and gives you tools for rebuilding your life.

•  Mondays, January 18 - April 12 | Big Lake Campus | 6:30pm
•  Cost: $20 (scholarships available)
•  Register here


A friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life's most difficult experiences; losing a loved one. Facilitated by people who've walked the road you are traveling; people who understand how you feel and can offer encouragement.

•  Mondays, January 18 - April 12 | Big Lake Campus | 6:30PM
•  Tuesdays, February 9 - April 27 | Sauk Rapids Campus | 6:30PM
•  Thursdays, January 14 - April 8 | Big Lake Campus | 1:00PM
•  Cost: $15 (scholarships available)
•  Register here


Financial Peace University is a life-changing program that teaches you how to make the right decisions with your money.  You'll be empowered with the practical skills and confidence needed to achieve your financial goals and experience true financial peace! 

•  Mondays, January 18 - March 15 | Online Campus | 6:30pm 
•  Cost: $129.99
•  Register here Recovery

Life Recovery is a program built to foster and encourage healthy recovery from all of life's ugliness. Designed for those who have experienced the effects of sin and separation from God in their lives. This may be drugs, alcohol, overeating, pornography, or any of the other numerous ways people experience disconnection from God. Join others in this warm environment where an intentional focus on Christ is foundational to recovery.

•  Mondays, January 18 - April 5 | Big Lake Campus | 6:30PM
•  Cost: $22 (scholarships available)
•  Register here

Alpha - The Marriage Course

The Marriage Course is a series of seven sessions, designed to help couples invest in their relationship and build a strong marriage.  Nicky and Sila Lee, authors of The Marriage Book, developed The Marriage Course for couples looking for practical support to strengthen their relationship. The course is designed to help couples build strong foundations, learn to communicate more effectively and resolve differences well.

•  Mondays, January 18 - March 1 | Big Lake Campus | 7:00PM
•  Tuesdays, January 19 - March 2 | Sauk Rapids Campus | 7:00PM
•  Tuesdays, January 19 - March 2 | Online Campus | 7:00PM
•  Cost: $15 per couple (scholarships available)
•  Register here

Questions? For more information, please contact the care team at or by calling 763.263.2410.

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