How we care

Riverwood’s Care Department exists to walk with others through difficult situations and seasons of life.


If you would like someone to pray with you over the phone, please feel free to call the church office Monday through Friday between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm, 330.678.7000. Click here to submit an electronic prayer request.

Care Team

This team provides encouragement and emotional support through prayer, visits, phone calls, and cards.

Celebrate Recovery

Mondays, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm in the Gathering Space. Not just for addictions but for anyone dealing with hurts or hang-ups. Click here to learn more about Celebrate Recovery.

Meals Team

This team provides meals for individuals and families not in a Life Group who are walking through a difficult time. Meals are provided when there is a birth, surgery, extended illness, or family death.

Funeral Luncheon

This team provides meals for a family following the funeral of a loved one. Our teams include cooking, set-up, and clean-up.

Food Ministry

Organized to supply food and household necessities on a monthly basis to families within Riverwood and in the community who are struggling to meet the basic needs of their home.

Contact Beth Grootegoed for more information.