Service times 9:00 am & 11:00 am.
Sunday School and Sunday Bible Study in between services



Office Administrator Job Posting

We are seeking applications for a Permanent-Part Time Office Administrator here at RLC.
The Office Administrator is responsible for performing all duties for the support and function of Riverbend Lutheran Church and its day-to-day activities.
This is a part-time permanent opportunity of 30 hours per week Monday to Friday 
Closing Date: October 31, 2019

Note: Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to submit a Criminal Record Check, submit references and verification of education and previous employment.

For more information, job description and list of qualifications, please click the link: Permanent part-time Office Administrator 
(or go to ‘’ and search ‘Riverbend Lutheran Church’)


THE ROCK CHRISTMAS WISH LIST – Instead of collecting the items for “Socks of Love” as usual the Riverbend Ladies are collecting $10 gift cards as requested on the “Christmas Wish List” for Tim Hortons/McDonalds/Subway. Should you wish to do “Option 1” or “Option 2” on your own, feel free to do so! More info is on the bulletin board 

Old Green Hymnals   We are trying to find homes for our old Green Hymnals as we do not have a use for them. They are available on the table by the coat racks. Help yourself to a copy if you wish! 

Bible Study -The first session for RLC’s newly formed Old Testament Study Group will commence at the Church on Tuesday, Sept 3rd from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Contact  for details.

LOL Bible Study continues this Wednesday, at 9:30 am. Childcare is provided. All women are welcome! Come join us for a time of fellowship and study in God’s Word as we look at Paul’s Epistles.


Choir  We are looking for anyone interested in making music, whether experienced in a choral setting or not! We will be meeting on Wednesday evenings from 7-8:30 pm weekly for rehearsals starting September 25th.   We will be doing repertoire for Thanksgiving / Reformation / Christmas for our fall/winter session. For more information and if you are interested in joining the choir this fall, please contact

Fall Quest Course: What is unique about being Lutheran? How does Lutheranism contribute to the greater Church? Why is Lutheran identity important today? This fall’s Quest course at Concordia Lutheran Seminary explores “Lutheran Distinctives.” It is taught by Academic Dean, Dr. StephenChambers. All four evening sessions focus on Lutheran theological tradition that gives us a very special, irreplaceable role within the body of Christ.

Tuesday 8 October: “The Theology of the Cross: How God both hides himself and reveals himself.”
Tuesday 15 October: “Two Kinds of Righteousness: Discerning God’s work and our work in our lives.”
Tuesday 22 October: “Two Kingdoms: How God works in both the church and the world.”
Tuesday 29 October: “Together Under the Cross: How we live in the means of grace.”

Quest runs from 7:00-9:00 PM MDT. Quest classes are free, at the seminary or online at Groups can use the seminary’s online platform. To secure a place, please register at More information: can be found at:

LUTHERAN LAYMEN'S LEAGUE FAMILY SPAGETTI/MEATBALL Supper is Sat Nov 2, 2019, at 5:30pm, at Bethel Lutheran Church, 298 Bethel Drive, Sherwood Park. Guest Speaker is Lisa Jackson, Managing Director of LLL Canada. FREE WILL OFFERING to Lutheran Hour Ministries. More Info: Clarence/Delaine 780 449 1177 or

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP Pastor Jan Pastucha (King of Kings Lutheran) will be leading a nine week grief support group at Memories Funeral Home (13403 St. Albert Trail, Edmonton NW). Beginning on October 9. Two sessions are available to choose from, 9:30-11:30am or 7:00-9:00pm. Pastor Jan has recently received his death and grief studies certification after completing 150 hours of course sessions through the Center for Loss and Life Transition. If you or someone you know would benefit from such a support group please contact Pastor Jan at 780-886-1790 or at Cost for the nine week session is $30.00 which covers the cost of two resource books for each participant. Space is limited to 10 people (10 for the morning, 10 for the evening)

Parking Stalls in back alley
Please leave the 2 parking stalls open, labelled Secretary & Pastor, on Sunday mornings, as it gives some of our less mobile parishioners easier access to the building. Thank you for your consideration and respect in this matter.

Please note that Riverbend Lutheran Church is trying to be a scent free environment.  Please keep this in mind as you prepare for worship on Sundays. Thank you.

Contact us by email 

Office Administrator:
Director of Education and Youth:


Office Hours

Our Office Administrator is available on Mon. morning, Wed. afternoon and Fri. morning.  If you need to reach anyone outside of these hours please phone and leave a message or email and we will be happy to get back to you as soon as we can.  

Note:   Deadline for bulletin submissions - Thursday morning