The River meets on Sunday mornings at 8:30 and 10:00. The early service lasts about 70 minutes and the second service is about a half-hour longer. Children and Youth classes are available in the second service. The River also meets on Saturday nights at 6:00. This service lasts about 75-90 minutes. Everyone is welcome and dress for most is casual.
The River is a Spirit-filled, non-denominational church in Safford, Arizona. Out first service was April 1, 2012. Since then, we have seen God do many amazing things. Most importantly, we have seen hundreds of transformed lives through the ministry God has given us. David Chapman is the founder and lead pastor of The River and God has assembled an incredible team of leaders.
At The River you will feel right at home. We avoid the feel of organized religion, with its legalism and traditions. Instead, we focus on relationship with Jesus and loving people. Click here to learn what to expect in one of our services.
The River has something for every age group, from infants to teens, in our main service – Sundays at 10am.
The River has a great small group ministry. Our Connect Groups meet all through the week. Some gather in homes and others meet in the church café. We’re sure that there will be one that’s just right for you!
Worship Services: 8:30 am & 10am
Next Step: Building Foundations class 6:00pm
MONDAY through FRIDAY:
Morning Devotional 8:00-8:30am
Midweek Bible Study: 6:30pm
Ignite Worship Service: 6:00pm
Our Mission & Vision
Our mission at The River is to become more like Jesus and advance His kingdom.
Our vision is to raise up a thousand Jesus followers in the Gila Valley.
At The River, we Livestream and archive all of our services. You can click here for the most recent messages or join us live on Facebook or YouTube.