Riverside Students

Who We Are

We love this generation!

Maybe you do, too. Perhaps you're a parent who wants your son or daughter to be well-invested into. Or you're a student hoping we'll welcome you in and help you take your next steps with God. We'd like to honor these desires, yet also help you ask and answer an even deeper question.

You see, we're a community of students, adult leaders and parents just like you who are choosing to take our next steps spiritually. While we do our best to be at our best, we've recognized that we're flawed and need Jesus Christ just as much as anyone. That means Riverside Students (RS) will never be perfect nor built around programs, personalities or gimmicks. Rather, we're a whole team of people working on an everyday, real relationship with God Himself and His eternal purposes.

Jesus-Centered, Outward-Focused

Riverside Students (RS) is a Jesus-centered, outward-focused ministry for Middle School and High School students.

We will love and lead the emerging generation to say “YES” to Jesus, explore who God made them to be and equip them to reach others for Christ. We do this through relationships that are formed through our weekly gatherings and strategic events so that every student can take part in a grace-giving community of peers and leaders willing to walk alongside of them throughout the highlights and hurdles of life.

Simply put, Jesus Christ is the foundation of our student ministry and we value what He values. Everything we do is to help students experience grace, grow in love and give of themselves.

We'd love to see every teenager and pre-teen in our area become a part of what He is doing here, so join us this week.

We gather in two locations - Big Lake and Sauk Rapids - from 6:30pm-8:30pm.

Welcome to Riverside Students. Welcome home. 


Serve with Us

http://www.myriversidechurch.com/uploads/IMG_20180815_202352799.jpgWe are always looking for adults who are open to building relationships with students that make a difference in their lives. Our hope is to raise up a generation of Christ-centered difference-makers while having a lot of fun connecting along the way. Click here for more information about serving with students.

Serving Opportunities for Students

Hey Students! We are creating some awesome ways for you to give of yourself by serving here at Riverside Church. More info to come! 



Questions? We'd love to help! Please contact the Riverside Student's administrative assistant Hailey.


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