• Group No.MON01
  • Topic:Body and Soul Small Group
  • Location:RTBC Room C109
  • Leader(s):Teri Moscatelli
  • Days/Meeting: Monday @ 06:15 pm
  • Status:Open
  • Ladies, join us for fun, fitness and fellowship as we exercise to songs centered around the theme Be Transformed!  Classes begin January 7, 2019. Contact Teri Moscatelli for details: 240-994-6122 or by email: teri@bodyandsoul.org
  • Group No.SAT01
  • Topic:Financial Peace University
  • Location:A104
  • Leader(s):Mark Youngs & Jay Wilen
  • Days/Meeting: Saturday @ 08:30 am
  • Status:Open
  • You will learn God’s way of handling money with special focus on budgeting and debt.  With the help of Dave Ramsey, we will study how to invest, plan for retirement and college education, and what type of mortgage to have.  The 10 week course will conclude with how to be a good steward with what the Lord has blessed you with and what it means to give generously.    Whether you are new to Financial Peace or need a refresher, come join us.   Material fee is $129.00. Please don’t let the cost of the FPU kit prevent you from attending, scholarship funds are available.
  • Group No.SM16
  • Topic:NEXTSTEPS 30 Something's
  • Location:A104
  • Leader(s):Richard & Rachel Long & Steve Moscatelli
  • Days/Meeting: Sunday @ 11:00 am
  • Status:Open
  • This Bible study group is intentionally built for adults in their for 30's. We follow a discussion guide building on Pastor Dennis’ weekly message and consider how the Lord seeks to use it for our spiritual growth.
  • Group No.SMC01
  • Topic:Adult Bible Study - 9:15 AM All Adults
  • Location:RTBC Room A100
  • Leader(s):Marc Cruise
  • Days/Meeting: Sunday @ 09:15 am
  • Status:Open
  • Please join us as we do an in depth verse-by-verse study of God's Word focusing on the book of 1st & 2nd Peter. No book other than your Bible is required. This group is open to everyone. Now unto him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power at work within us, to Him be the Glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever! Amen.
  • Group No.SMC02
  • Topic:Adult Bible Study - Singles 30+
  • Location:RTBC - Room A103
  • Leader(s):Michelle Moore
  • Days/Meeting: Sunday @ 11:00 am
  • Status:Open
  • Whether you are single, by choice or circumstance, you will find our group is a supportive community interested in lively discussion, fellowship and prayer. Join us as we use Warren Wiersbe’s “Doing God’s Will Whatever The Cost” a study of the Book of Esther.
  • Group No.SMC03
  • Topic:Adult Bible Study - Deep Divers
  • Location:RTBC Room A102
  • Leader(s):Kenneth Jolly
  • Days/Meeting: Sunday @ 09:15 am
  • Status:Open
  • Life Lessons from Paul's Final Journey - Acts 20-28 The last eight chapters of Acts contain an action-packed account of Paul's final journey to Rome.  He braved threats against his life, harsh imprisonment and trial by Roman Governors, and a harrowing shipwreck - all to spread the gospel to the heart of the Roman Empire.  Come join us as we learn from Paul's experiences to better trust in Jesus in the face of life's hardships, to depend on the gifts and guidance of the Holy Spirit in our Christian walk, and to continue to pursue the mission of God in our lives.
  • Group No.SMC04
  • Topic:Adult Bible Study - Sunday Morning Women
  • Location:RTBC Room A103
  • Leader(s):Lucy Gordon
  • Days/Meeting: Sunday @ 09:15 am
  • Status:Open
  • We will be studying the Book of Leviticus using the principles and practices we learned from Women of the Word. The Study will include the overall view of the Book as it relates to the "Big Story" in the Bible. We are going to search out the details. Who Wrote it ? Why was it Written ? And to Whom ? Many people do not see how this book about laws and sacrifices affect anyone in our current times. But you would be surprised how much it means to us. Join us in our discovery of the past as it meets the present.
  • Group No.SMC05
  • Topic:Adult Bible Study - Marriage and Family
  • Location:RTBC Room Y202
  • Leader(s):Laura and Kris Mathisen
  • Days/Meeting: Sunday @ 09:15 am
  • Status:Open
  • Join our adult Bible study; purposely built for couples and parents at any stage of their marriage or parenting journey. The Marriage and Family class in conjunction with Scripture, are utilizing John Piper’s book “Life As A Vapor Thirty-One Meditations for Your Faith”.
  • Group No.SMC08
  • Topic:Adult Bible Study - Upper Room -Adults 26-39
  • Location:RTBC Room Y202
  • Leader(s):Krista and Mark Westgate
  • Days/Meeting: Sunday @ 11:00 am
  • Status:Open
  • The Upper Room Career Group is focused on reaching post-college and career adults age 26-39 who want to dig deeper into who God is and who He calls us to be. Upper Room will spend the next couple of months studying the Minor Prophets. This covers Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. Through this study, we hope not only to be able to better understand the Bible as a whole, but to also better grasp God’s Sovereignty, Holiness, and Love.
  • Group No.SMC10
  • Topic:Adult Bible Study - 11:00 AM All Adults
  • Location:RTBC Room A102
  • Leader(s):Mike Farr
  • Days/Meeting: Sunday @ 11:00 am
  • Status:Open
  • Join us for a verse-by-verse study of the Book of Daniel. We ‘ll focus on the strong example Daniel and his three cohorts, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, set for living godly lives and maintaining a strong faith in God, even while living in an environment that was very hostile to those seeking to follow and honor God. Our study will include the various prophecies in Daniel in conjunction with the relevant passages in Revelation and we’ll seek to gain a better understanding of them and their relevance and application to the circumstances and events in today’s world.
  • Group No.SMC16
  • Topic:Sunday Night Women's Study Small Group
  • Location:RTBC A102
  • Leader(s):Crystal Parsons & Leigh Ann Gallion
  • Days/Meeting: Sunday @ 06:30 pm
  • Status:Open
  • Our mission is to be women who, by doing life together, lift each other up and grow in our wisdom of the Bible so that we might offer faithful instruction to all those with whom we come into contact.  We welcome women of all ages and backgrounds, those who are seeking to grow in their faith and are looking for opportunities to encourage and be encouraged by other Christian women. Join us as we study selected Psalms to reveal a loving Father who remains our greatest champion even when we don’t feel anywhere close to holy. Discover what happens when we stop trying to hide our inadequacies and doubts and instead trust God with our anger, frustrations, flaws, and regrets. As you accept God’s loving invitation to exchange your junk for His joy, you’ll find the imperfect pieces of your life shaped into a glorious pattern of divine grace. Along with the bible we will use Lisa Harper’s “A Perfect Mess: Why You Don’t Have to Worry about Being Good Enough for God”.
  • Group No.Sun
  • Topic:S.H.A.P.E. Class
  • Location:S-209 2nd Floor Office Conference Room
  • Leader(s):Mark Cheben
  • Days/Meeting: Sunday @ 11:00 am
  • Status:Open
  • It is possible 7 hours could change your life forever! Sunday morning during the 11am Service for 7 weeks, beginning on February 24, you are invited to learn about your unique purpose and why God created you as you are. You'll identify your Spiritual Gifts, your Heart (or passion), your Abilities, your Personality, and finally your Experiences and how God wants you to use them. We encourage you to take advantage of this great class taught by Mark Cheben.
  • Group No.THU03
  • Topic:Riva Trace Baptist Church Book Club
  • Location:Panera Bread in
  • Leader(s):Martha Fisher
  • Days/Meeting: Thursday @ 07:00 pm
  • Status:Open
  • The RTBC Book Club shares the gospel of God's love through inspirational fiction, non fiction, biographies and novels. Please join us the 2nd Thursday of each month at Panera Bread in "Festival at Riva". Our book for July is "The Choice" by Nicholas Sparks.
  • Group No.THU05
  • Topic:School Support - Tyler Heights Elementary Small Group
  • Location:RTBC Room A102
  • Leader(s):Ashley and Carl Siegmund
  • Days/Meeting: Thursday @ 06:15 pm
  • Status:Open
  • Please join us one Thursday a month August through May, as we minister to the students, families, and teachers at Tyler Heights Elementary School in Annapolis by filling care packages and supporting the school staff. A high percentage of Tyler Heights’ students live in poverty and the school receives Title 1 federal funding to provide extra resources for its students. We meet one Thursday a month. Please email tylerheights@rtbc.org for more information.
  • Group No.THU07
  • Topic:Cherished Members Ministry Small Group
  • Location:RTBC Room A102
  • Leader(s):Jayme Palmer
  • Days/Meeting: Sunday @ 12:30 pm
  • Status:Open
  • Cherished Members meets the first Sunday of each month. It is a ministry to those who have made RTBC their church home but are now unable to attend because of illness, living at home, in an assisted living center, or nursing home. We visit each member several times a month, providing spiritual encouragement, communion, prayer, and love.
  • Group No.TUE01
  • Topic:Fellowship - Singles 50+
  • Location:Off Campus
  • Leader(s):Margaret Riley
  • Days/Meeting: Tuesday @ 06:00 pm
  • Status:Open
  • Join us for a monthly Fellowship Dinner. We will meet the 2nd Tuesday of each month at a local restaurant of choice. This group will provide fellowship, prayer, and support for each other. Future venues are chosen at the current gathering and a reminder is emailed to the group.
  • Group No.TUE02
  • Topic:Knit-Wits-Knitting and Crochet Small Group
  • Location:Edgewater
  • Leader(s):Darlene Young
  • Days/Meeting: Tuesday @ 06:30 am
  • Status:Open
  • If you love to knit or crochet or would like to learn, join our group as we fellowship around the yarn arts, study the Bible, pray, and support one another.
  • Group No.Thur08
  • Topic:Young Adults 18-25
  • Location:Off Campus
  • Leader(s):Matthew Hemphill
  • Days/Meeting: Thursday @ 06:30 pm
  • Status:Open
  • Our meeting place alternates between the Riva Trace campus and household locations. Our vision and focus is to grow spiritually through integrity and discipleship, serve faithfully through obedience and action, and create a community of fellowship and accountability . If God had it His way, what would our churches look like? Join us in our current study as we dive into Francis Chan’s, “Letters to the Church”.  Letters to the Church reminds us of how powerful, how glorious the Church once was … and calls us to once again be the Church God intended us to be.
  • Group No.WDC04
  • Topic:Adult Bible Study - Band of Brothers
  • Location:RTBC Room A100
  • Leader(s):Joe Dine
  • Days/Meeting: Tuesday @ 06:45 pm
  • Status:Open
  • The Band of Brothers is open to all men ages 18 and up. We are committed to discipling men by leading them to Jesus and encouraging them to grow through worship and service to others. We are currently doing a Lifechange Bible study of Hebrews. The Book of Hebrews reigns unchallenged as the New Testament's finest commentary on the relationship between Christ and the Old Testament. It contains a challenging message to live wholeheartedly for Christ in every situation.
  • Group No.WDC05
  • Topic:Adult Bible Study - Wednesday Evening Women
  • Location:RTBC Room Y202
  • Leader(s):Sandy Cruise
  • Days/Meeting: Wednesday @ 06:30 pm
  • Status:Open
  • How can we, as Christian women, keep our focus and sustain our passion when reading the Bible? Jen Wilken's book," How to Study the Word with Both your Heart and Mind" offers a clear and concise plan to help women go deeper in their study of Scripture. This study will equip you to engage God’s Word in a way that trains your mind and transforms your heart.
  • Group No.WED01
  • Topic:Women 50+
  • Location:Off Campus
  • Leader(s):Margaret Riley
  • Days/Meeting: Wednesday @ 09:30 am
  • Status:Open
  • This Bible study is for women age 50 and up. Please join us as we study the Book of Esther using Elizabeth George's, "Becoming a Woman of Beauty & Strength".
  • Group No.WED02
  • Topic:Divorce Care Small Group
  • Location:RTBC A103
  • Leader(s):Sandy Skelton
  • Days/Meeting: Wednesday @ 06:30 pm
  • Status:Open
  • Join a group who has walked or are walking the painful path of separation and/or divorce. We offer support and healing from the trauma of separation and divorce.
  • Group No.WED22
  • Topic:Wednesday Prayer Small Group
  • Location:RTBC Chapel
  • Leader(s):Jayme Palmer
  • Days/Meeting: Wednesday @ 07:00 am
  • Status:Open
  • Join us as we pray for our nation, families and church the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month.
  • Group No.WEG05
  • Topic:MOPS/MOMSNext
  • Location:RTBC A102
  • Leader(s):Jackie Sexton
  • Days/Meeting: Wednesday @ 06:30 pm
  • Status:Open
  • MOPS/MOMSNext is a group experience designed to encourage, equip and develop mothers of children, birth through high school. You can expect light snacks, special speakers, discussion groups, support from other moms and mentors, lifelong relationships. We meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, September through May. Minimal registration fee.
  • Group No.WEG06
  • Topic:Sunday Morning Prayer Small Group
  • Location:RTBC Room A102
  • Leader(s):Andrew Hildebrandt
  • Days/Meeting: Sunday @ 08:30 am
  • Status:Open
  • Come start your Sunday morning with us by spending time in prayer for both services, pastors, worship time and other needs of Riva Trace.
  • Group No.WEG13
  • Topic:Sunday Night Prayer Small Group
  • Location:RTBC Foyer
  • Leader(s):Ginny and Larry Fee
  • Days/Meeting: Sunday @ 06:00 pm
  • Status:Open
  • This group is for both long-time Christians and the newcomers to the faith. We will be reading different scripture passages each week, and then spend the balance of the group time in prayer. You will not be required to pray out loud, but are encouraged to come and join in silent prayer, if you are uncomfortable praying publicly.
  • Group No.WEG15
  • Topic:Bible Memorization Small Group
  • Location:RTBC Room A102A
  • Leader(s):Siretta Riley
  • Days/Meeting: Sunday @ 10:30 am
  • Status:Open
  • Join us in Room A102A (enter through the outside door) for Bible memorization. We will meet briefly between services each Sunday. One verse will be memorized each week and a new verse will be added each week thereafter.
  • Group No.WEG16
  • Topic:NEXTSTEPS
  • Location:A100
  • Leader(s):Ralph Buchanan
  • Days/Meeting: Wednesday @ 06:30 pm
  • Status:Open
  • This bible study group follows a discussion guide building on Pastor Dennis’ weekly message and considers how the Lord seeks to use it for our spiritual growth.