Description: Under the Lordship of Christ and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we exist to worship and to glorify God;to proclaim teh gospel of Jesus Christ;and to equip all believers to serve God, to share their faith and to care for others. Riverview Baptist Church is located in the Prince William County city of Woodbridge, Virginia, about 30 miles south of Washington, D.C., just off Interstate 95. Woodbridge is one of the fastest growing communities in Northern Virginia. In the forty plus years since our beginning, we have witnessed thousands of commitments to God. We have seen over 700 baptisms as a result of the Holy Spirit's movement. Seven pastors have served Riverview and more than 50 Deacons have been ordained by the church. Our members have given over $4,000,000.00 to the work and ministry of the church. Since 1989, our Day School has ministered to and provided care for thousands of children in Northern Virginia. Riverview Baptist Church is a relatively young church, established in 1962, is affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention, and is a member of the North Star Church Network. Our church has undergone two building expansion programs since it was originally organized. The facilities consist of six acres with a large building, ample parking, and playground. Our transportation ministry includes a church bus and van. Riverview operates a Weekday Christian Daycare Center. Riverview conducts a Sunday Morning Worship Service, Sunday Evening Worship Service, and Wednesday Evening Prayer Service. Riverview Baptist Church has a total church membership of 929 and a resident membership of 585. For 2004, we had total baptisms of 14 and a total of 19 new members. Our weekly Sunday Morning Worship Attendance averages 175. Our total Sunday School enrollment is 359 with an average attendance of 125. Our adult average age is around 35. We have strong participation from all age divisions including adults, youth, children, and pre-school. Our strategy for growth is emphasis on worship, discipleship and spiritual development, ministry, sharing our faith, and fellowship. We are committed to these five strategies to provide direction for our church as we seek to fulfill the Great Commission.
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