When are REPC's Sunday services?
We have two identical Sunday services at 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Where is REPC located?
REPC is located west of downtown Lynchburg just before you get to Randolph College. Our address is 2424 Rivermont Avenue.
Parking: We have reserved parking for our visitors, expectant and new mothers as well as handicap and walking impaired on the side parking lot of the church building. If you enter from the Rivermont Avenue entrance, those parking spaces can be found on the right. If you enter from the Quinlan Street entrance, those parking spaces can be found on the left just around the circular drive. Additionally, there are handicap/walking impaired parking spaces right as you enter from the Quinlan Street entrance on the right.
What should I wear to Sunday services?
Dress in whatever is most comfortable to you. While some will be in coat-and-tie or dresses, others will be dressed more casually. We believe that God-pleasing worship places the emphasis on what's in a person's heart rather than a person's appearance.
Will I fit in at REPC?
We are a multi-generational church desiring to create hospitable and relationally engaging places of belonging for every type of person. Whatever your educational, political, social, economical, marital, racial or cultural background, we want REPC to be a safe place where you can grow in your knowledge of God and His grace in Christ Jesus as well as the life that He calls us to live in relationship to one another, our city and world.
How often does REPC celebrate the Lord’s Supper?
We celebrate the Lord’s Supper in both morning worships services on the first Sunday of the month.
Can my child receive the Lord's Supper?
Only baptized children who have made a profession of faith in Jesus may receive the Lord's Supper. If you are interested in your child receiving the Lord's Supper, please download the Children's Communion Packet and work through it with your child. Once you have completed the packet and feel your child is ready to move forward, please contact Janet Freshour and she will schedule an appointment for you and your child to meet with one of our Pastors. During that meeting the pastor will look to discern a profession of faith in Jesus as well as an understanding of communion.
What Sunday morning classes do you have?
We offer options for all ages on Sunday morning.
- Nursery: All morning for children from birth to four years old.
- Children’s Church: At 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. for Pre-K through 1st Grade.
- Elementary: At 9:45 a.m. for age Kindergarten through 4th Grade.
- Club 56: At 9:45 a.m. for 5th and 6th Grade.
- Youth: At 9:45 a.m. for 7th through 12th Grade.
- Adults: At 9:45am. See Sunday Core Classes for listings.
Where do I take my children?
For newborns through Pre-K, the nursery is located on the lower level and can be accessed by the Nursery entrance, which is across from Country Gardens. For Kindergarten through 4th grade, their classrooms are on the third floor, which can be accessed by the stairwell in Locke Commons right off the back entrance. Download a building map.
Do I need to bring anything with me for my children?
Please bring the following to the nursery (birth through 3-years):
- Clearly labeled sippy cup
- Individual snack if your child has specific allergies
- Change of clothes
- Lovie, pacifier or blanket for comfort
Ours is a well-child nursery, so please be sure your children are free of the following symptoms for 24 hours:
- Runny nose
- Chronic cough
- Throat infections
- Any contagious disease
Where do Junior and Senior High students go?
REPC Youth classes meet Sundays at 9:45 a.m. in the Quinlan Room (The "Q") and then break up into classrooms by grade in the Rivermont House, which is located right next to the Quinlan Room. We encourage youth to worship with their families. More information on our student ministries can be found on at Youth Ministries 101.
Do you have any classes specifically for college students?
Yes! Staff from Campus Outreach Lynchburg lead our College Sunday School class at 9:45 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Additionally, one Sunday a month, there are opportunities to have lunch with REPC families in the Fellowship Hall as a means to foster deeper relationships during college. To learn more about these opportunities as well as where Campus Outreach has on-campus ministries, go to their website or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Do you have connection opportunities for Young Adults in their 20's (married and/or single without kids) to?
Yes, we have a thriving ministry to 20's in our church and city that includes a bi-weekly gathering on Sunday nights for study and prayer as well as sporadic/spontaneous social gatherings. For information on schedule and events, click to join 20's Community Facebook group.
Do you have small groups?
Yes, we have ongoing Life Groups that meet all over the city throughout the week in member's homes. These groups are instrumental in providing a safe environment for Rivermont members and friends to work through the claims of Christ, whether through a Bible or book study or sermon discussion. Some of the groups enjoy dinner together as well as provide childcare. Email Mike Palombo for more information about getting involved in a Life Group.
How can I get connected at REPC?
There are many ways to get connected at REPC. Email Pastor Brett Eubank and he would enjoy helping you get connected to the REPC family.
What is the Getting To Know Rivermont class?
Getting To Know Rivermont (GTKR) class is an eight-week introduction into the life, ministry and mission of REPC. Membership is not required once you complete GTKR, but for those wishing to become members, participation in GTKR is a prerequisite.