Bagels & Bibles

If you are a teen between the grades of incoming 6th-outgoing 12th we want to invite you out to Panera Bread every Wednesday from 8:00-9:30AM (July 3-August 21) as we dig deep into the Bible. Let this be the summer U CHOSE JESUS!

YTH Rally Night

YTH! It is time to rally! Join us on July 14 from 6:00-9:30PM for our second rally night of the summer. We will be joined by Cole Anderson as he brings a WORD for us. We will have CANES, Midwest Mini Donuts, Bubble Soccer, giveaways and SO MUCH MORE. Sign up!


Garage Sale

We are having a garage sale to help raise funds to cover Phase One of our Expand the House initiative – The ROL Kids expansion!

The sale will take place on July 17-18, 8 am-6 pm and July 19, 8 am-3 pm in the sanctuary at ROL!

We have a variety of needs in order to make this run smoothly! Please click here or the button below to sign up!

We need your donations! Here are the scheduled Drop Off Times:

Sundays, May 19 and June 23 – 10:15 am-10:45 am & 12-12:30 pm
Wednesdays, May 22 and June 26 – 5:30-6:30 pm

**Please note, we are only accepting items in disposable containers (garbage bags, cardboard boxes, etc)**

If you plan to donate large items such as furniture, please submit a photo of item(s) to Alison Herrmann for approval at

The scheduled time to drop off large items is Monday, July 15 – 12-6 pm.

*Please only donate items in condition that you would give to a friend. If we can’t sell it or pass it on, we must pay disposal fees. Drop-off volunteers have the right to refuse items.* We are so excited to see how God moves through this sale! We encourage you to have your kids go through their toys and use this opportunity to explain the “Equal sacrifice, not equal giving” that Pastor Dave so often mentions!!

WE DO ACCEPT:                
Decor items
Pots and pans
Small appliances
Books/Books on CD
DVD’s/CD’s/albums/video games
Shoes and Boots
Musical Instruments
Antiques and Collectibles
Office Supplies
Paintings (prints, frames)
Lamps (table and floor)
Camping Gear
Sporting Equipment (see exceptions below)
Sewing Machines (must be in good working condition)
Toys and Games
Tools (power/hand)
Strollers & Baby Carriers

Large appliances
Microwave ovens
Building materials
Car Seats
Sofa beds
Large exercise equipment
Metal bed frames without headboards
Metal desks
Metal filing cabinets
Oversized, hard-wired light fixtures
Particle Board Furniture (shelves)
Ski equipment
Tall/large cabinets


Food Truck Sunday

Food Truck Sunday! Come on out to this new event we have for you and your family. On Sunday, July 21 from 12:00-1:30PM we will have Pizza Barn, Chili Lime, and Brain Freezze Ice Cream available for purchase. This time is meant for you to find greater community here at ROL! We will also have games + a bounce house for kids!

First time guests who fill out a connection card that day will receive a $10 voucher that can be used at any of the food trucks. Make sure to invite your friends out!


HEY KIDS! We have your summer plans covered in August! We would love for you to join us here at ROL Kids for our VBS happening August 5-8 from 6:00-8:15PM. If you are a kid between the ages of 4 years old-5th grade, we have spot just for YOU! Jesus gives us the most amazing reason to party. That’s why we believe God’s love and the Gospel of Jesus is the best news ever. We can’t wait to explore Bible stories, play games, make crafts and have fun with friends! This event is FREE! 


Community Hope Fest

We want to invite you and your family out to Community Hope Fest happening on Sunday, August 11 from 1:00-6:00PM at the Elk River fairgrounds. This event is hosted by local business and faith-based organizations to point to Jesus as the source of Hope for the community. Community Hope Fest is a free event providing food, music, games/activities, faith resources for all ages.

We are also looking for volunteers to help with games and crafts for kids during the event. Community Hope Fest will also be giving away backpacks to those in need during the event, we are looking for financial donations to purchase the backpacks. You can see the needs list for both these items, below!

VOLUNTEER HERE!Backpack Giveaway Donations

YTH Rally Night

YTH! It is time to rally! Join us on August 14 from 6:00-9:30PM for our last rally night of the summer. We will be joined by Philip Brown who is a yth pastor at Artisan Church in Blaine, MN. We will be having a movie night after party with a cotton candy cart, slushees, popcorn and a drive in movie. Make sure to bring blankets and/or a chair for the movie. See U then!


Next Gen Sunday

Next Gen Sunday is happening on Sunday, August 18. Three things happening on this date:

  1. SERVICE: At 9:00 + 10:45AM we will be having Cole Anderson bring a timely message about this next generation. During the service we will also be praying over anyone going back to school in the fall.
  2. BUMP UP SUNDAY: Incoming 6th graders are being BUMPED UP to big service. This will be the first Sunday you won’t check into kids. We want to invite you to sit in the STUDENT SECTION (when looking at the stage it is the far left – front 2 rows). You will get to sit with Cole, Jess and other ROL YTH students. Secondly, we want to invite you to a meeting in between services (10:15-10:45AM) with you parents to learn more about ROL YTH and get a FREE GIFT!
  3. VOLUNTEER TRAINING: If you are a volunteer for ROL Kids on Sunday mornings or Wednesday nights or ROL YTH, we will have volunteer training from 12:00-1:30PM.

Sign up for volunteer training here:


Men’s Fish Fry

Men, join us for the Annual John Barth Fish Fry that is happening on Monday, August 19 from 6:00-8:00PM at River of Life. Come out for a time of community, eating amazing food + hearing from our guest speaker Brady Erickson. Hope to see you there!