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current seriesWay Truth Life

Jesus’ claim that He was the Way, Truth and Life comes across as completely intolerant. But He knew that tolerance would only create apathy and compassion was the antidote. In this series we explore how love is the way to truly live!

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river kids

We value children because God values children. We lead with passion and have been trained and equipped to share God’s love in a captivating way.

Teaching children to embrace God’s love and hear His voice.

6 weeks — 24 monthsLittle Guppies
2 — 3-year-oldsMinnows
4-year-olds — KindergartenLily Pad
1 — 6th-gradeSplash
Derek Turner
Lead Pastor

Derek is the pastors kid that swore he’d never be a pastor. Then he bumped into the amazing grace of Jesus! He’s smitten by his wife Sarah and two daughters, Caroline and Kate. He’s a graduate of ORU where he broke lots of bones playing varsity soccer.

Sarah Turner
Team Pastor

Sarah is one of six kids and extremely proud of her Tennessee roots. She has a passion for women to know their true identity and value. She adores her husband and two sweet girls. She stands in amazement of God’s grace.

Grayson Berkowitz
Worship Pastor

A North Carolina native, Grayson grew up writing and playing music. He and his wife Tori have two kids, Aliza and Ari. Grayson lives to inspire others to live a life of worship.

Tori Berkowitz
Children’s Pastor

Born in Ft Worth TX, moved to NC. Married Grayson, has two beautiful kids. Tori leads with strength and boldness and is multitalented. She has a heart for people to deeply know their Heavenly Father.

upcoming events

Jul5

10:00am Service

Join us at 2530 Johnston Oehler Road Charlotte, NC 28269. 

Jul5

Current Youth

Current Youth (7–12th-graders) meets the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month at 6:00pm. This is a fun and safe place for our youth to build relationships with each other and grow in their walk with God. For more information, email tori@rivercharlotte.com
 

Jul10

Ladies Night Out

Join the River Church Ladies for a night out at Bravo at Northlake Mall. The cost is $20, which includes salad, entree and a dessert. We know that all of you ladies need a night off, where you don't have to cook and someone else serves you dinner!
7:00pm Bravo Northlake Mall 6851 Northlake Mall Dr Charlotte, NC

Jul12

10:00am Service

Join us at 2530 Johnston Oehler Road Charlotte, NC 28269. 

Jul19

10:00am Service

Join us at 2530 Johnston Oehler Road Charlotte, NC 28269. 

Jul19

Current Youth

Current Youth (7–12th-graders) meets the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month at 6:00pm. This is a fun and safe place for our youth to build relationships with each other and grow in their walk with God. For more information, email tori@rivercharlotte.com
 

Jul26

10:00am Service

Join us at 2530 Johnston Oehler Road Charlotte, NC 28269. 

Aug2

10:00am Service

Join us at 2530 Johnston Oehler Road Charlotte, NC 28269. 

Aug2

Current Youth

Current Youth (7–12th-graders) meets the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month at 6:00pm. This is a fun and safe place for our youth to build relationships with each other and grow in their walk with God. For more information, email tori@rivercharlotte.com
 

Aug9

10:00am Service

Join us at 2530 Johnston Oehler Road Charlotte, NC 28269. 

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