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What is it?


At The River, we want everyone that calls themselves a member to feel empowered and equipped to lead others to Christ, using the Bible as their roadmap. The River is offering our School of Discipleship. We offer four classes:

● Module 1: Foundations

● Module 2: Background

● Module 3: Growth

● Module 4: Deeper


Foundations is for anyone who meets the criteria listed below under "WHO." Since the nature of the courses are to build upon one another, Module 2 is exclusively for those who have qualified and completed the criterion from Module 1. Module 3 is exclusively for those who have qualified and completed the criterion from Module 2. Module 4 is exclusively for those who have qualified and completed the criterion from Module 3.


We’re so excited that you are interested in being a part of The River School of Discipleship!


About the school of discipleship

  • The River offers an opportunity to participate in teaching and training that will help each individual grow to maturity and become a true worshiper and disciple of Jesus. The church is here to equip the saints for the work of the ministry. Submitting to the discipleship process will produce the unity of the faith God intended for His family. The scripture is full of teaching that shows us our responsibility to be equipped, be a good steward, and know God’s Word, ways, and voice. Because of what He’s done in our lives, we pursue becoming all His word declares: thoroughly furnished and full of the knowledge of the truth, living a life of holiness, and preparing in this life to hear ‘well done’ in the next.

  • We use the words "school" because that best describes the type of environment this is. Each class is a 6-week course. Our goal is to turn 'church attenders' into DISCIPLE MAKERS! "Follow me as I follow Christ!" This experience, and the material included will assist every believer in teaching and leading others on their journey with Jesus.

  • 2024 Spring Semester:

    Module 1: Foundations

    Module 2: Background

    Gospel Class

    Semester Schedule

    Sundays at 9:30am – 10:30am in the C.A. Spikes Building

  • ● Must be 15 +

    ● Must be a faithful River Church service attender

    ● Must be a 2020-2024 Next Step graduate (regardless of how long you have been a member of The River)

    ● Must be born again by obeying Acts 2:38

      Repent - turn from your sin

      Be Baptized- fully immersed in water in Jesus’ name

    ● Filled with the Holy Ghost - initial evidence by speaking in tongues as the Spirit gives the utterance

Where do i fit?

  • Not eligible for School of Discipleship? Click here.

  • Module 1 is a fast-paced deep dive into the beliefs & behaviors taught in scripture that help us have a firm foundation in the kingdom of God.  

  • Module 2 provides essential teachings on core scriptural doctrines & theology surrounding God's nature, financial stewardship, salvation, & proper study of the Bible.