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River Rock Church in Belle Plaine, MN exists to help people of all ages Connect with Christ and Live W.E.L.L. Lives (Worshiping Encouraging Loving Learning). We strive to share God's Word in a real, relevant and refreshing way.

River Rock Church in Belle Plaine, MN exists to help people of all ages Connect with Christ and Live W.E.L.L. Lives (Worshiping Encouraging Loving Learning). We strive to share God's Word in a real, relevant and refreshing way.


Belle Plaine, MN


River Rock Church in Belle Plaine, MN exists to help people of all ages Connect with Christ and Live W.E.L.L. Lives (Worshiping Encouraging Loving Learning). We strive to share God's Word in a real, relevant and refreshing way.






Faith that Survives the Fire

In the book of Daniel there is an event in which three men, Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, are thrown into a fire because of their refusal to bow to the King’s demand to worship him. The threat of a painful death at the hands of men did not deter their stand for God. In fact their “faith” saved them. Come join us as we learn about the power of faith in a believer’s life. Faith that can sustain us even in the fire. Pastor Dan Jetto #RiverRockChurchMN


Loved, Chosen and Called to Belong to Jesus

Everyone wants to belong and to be loved. Those who are loved want to know the opportunities and expectations of the relationship. Listen and be encouraged as we look at how believers are loved, called and chosen to belong to Jesus. Pastor Chris Teien #RiverRockChurchMN


Trusting God on the Adventure of Life

Life is like a rollercoaster full of unsettling ups and downs with plenty of frightening twists and turns. Covid or some other situation may be creating an anxious situation in your life right now. When you have no idea how you are going to move forward, take time to pray for help and wisdom. And make sure to recount all the ways God has shown up to help you in the past. Maybe you now have a chance to go on an unplanned and unexpected adventure and you need encouragement to have enough faith...


Onward Christian Soldier

It’s Memorial Day weekend – a time to remember those who have given their lives fighting for our peace and freedom. The Bible says that Christians are to be like soldiers to accomplish Jesus our commander’s mission. We protect and fight with His power, armor and weapons. We sacrifice the temporary things of this world and may even give our lives in the battle but there are eternal rewards given to the faithful. Listen and be encouraged to keep pushing onward Christian soldier! Pastor Chris...


Experiencing the Power and Presence of the Holy Spirit in Your Life

We remember when the Holy Spirit showed up and empowered the people of the church to change the world and look into the purpose, power and presence of the Holy Spirit in our lives. Be encouraged to let the Holy Spirit fill you, teach you and work in you to accomplish wonderful things. Pastor Chris Teien #RiverRockChurchMN


7 Secrets of the Vine - Success comes through Jesus

Jesus teaches His followers have been chosen to live fruitful lives that make a difference in the world. A productive life is a rewarding life. In John 15 we read how Jesus taught the secrets to living a fruitful life and we are going to look at seven of them in this message. Be encouraged to live an abiding life as you experience God’s purpose, provision and love. Pastor Chris Teien #RiverRockChurchMN


A Time for Everything

Time. How are you spending the precious time you are allotted? Who has God put in your life to spend time with and care for? What does God Word teach us about investing our time wisely? How does God reward us when we prioritize time with Him? This is a great topic for Mother’s Day and we realize that while many of have been blessed by their mother’s time, some have never been given the opportunity to be that child or have children. Watch this message and be encouraged to value the different...


Lord Have Mercy - How God Reveals His Love for Us

When the blinders come off and we are able to see our lost and sinful condition in stark contrast to God’s purity and holiness we feel hopeless and helpless. There is nothing we can do on our own to fix our desperate condition, except cry out “Lord have Mercy!” Mercy is more than just God not treating us as our sins deserve. God in His mercy chooses not to keep record of our sin instead showing us love and helping us in our time of need. Be encouraged to experience and share God’s mercies...


God Created us to Do Good

God created us, We are God’s masterpiece, We are created anew in Christ Jesus to do good works. We are created with with different personalities, Spiritual gifts, talents, resources and experiences. As the body of Christ we need each other to accomplish His purposes. The Lord gives us the choice to grow in Him and use what He has equipped us with or to just let it sit on the shelf while we waste our days away. The Bible makes it clear that God chooses to use some people more than others. In...


Authentic Missions Through Living an Authentic Life

Jesus said He would send His Holy Spirit to empower us to be His witnesses, locally, regionally and globally. Do we feel empowered? The simplicity of Jesus message is dwarfed by the scope of its effect. Come and find out how living an authentic Christian life can impact not only our community but the world. Learn how the Holy Spirit working through us can expand our reach. Pastor Dan Jetto #RiverRockChurchMN


Why Don’t You Live So God Can Use You?

Last weekend we remembered all that Jesus did and now we get to focus on what we get to do to respond to His gift of Salvation to those who follow Him. We get to live in grace and live by faith and that sets us free to enjoy living with purpose in Christ. Even more exciting is knowing that we have been created to do good works – to accomplish Jesus purposes and make a difference in the world. Listen and be encouraged to live and serve the way God created you. Pastor Chris Teien Part 1 of 2....


Jesus Resurrection Upheld

The fact that Jesus has risen from the dead is the backbone of our faith, the truth that gives us eternal hope and the good news that we share. Repeatedly the Bible shows that to be saved from our sins and welcomed into God’s family that we must believe that Jesus is Lord and that He was raised from the dead. Jesus Resurrection Upheld is a perfect message to encourage you and for you to share with others. Pastor Chris Teien #RiverRockChurchMN


His Loving Sacrifice

It’s easy to forget when someone makes a life changing sacrifice for you. Listen to this 20 minute message to be reminded of Jesus sacrifice on the old rugged cross and be encouraged that when you are saved you become His beloved. Pastor Chris Teien #RiverRockChurchMN


Regrets Undone?

Many people go through life with a deep sense of regret over something they did or did not do. This Palm Sunday we remember those people with high expectations who praised Jesus as he rode into Jerusalem. Days later the mob would regretfully cry out for Jesus to be crucified. Peter swore he would not deny Jesus and but then regrettably swore three times that he didn't know Jesus. Peter was one of Jesus closest disciples but he went as far as saying "I never knew the man." Jesus came back and...


Run Your Race Unhindered

Drawing from the imagery of Olympic running the writer of Hebrews in the Bible reminds us that, just like the other Christ-followers who have lived before we did, we are all in a spiritual race. Sin holds us back, Saints from the past are cheering us onward and our Savior is waiting to celebrate with us when we cross the finish line. This message will show you the strategy to run a better race and encourage you to not give up. Pastor Chris Teien #RiverRockChurchMN


Authentic Discipling - A simple way to get started

Jesus calls us to be disciples that grow disciples. Are you that kind of Christ-follower? Do you feel up to the task of sharing Jesus with the hope that you will be given the opportunity to help a new believer learn how to follow Jesus? If you are really good at this, then this message will encourage you. If you don’t know how to begin or what you would do to teach new believer or immature Christian this message will inspire you. We will share some easy-to-use tools to help you get started...


God is watching for your Authentic Worship

Some people are surprised to learn that worship is much more than just attending church or singing worship songs. In John 4:23 Jesus shares about true worship and tells us that God the Father is watching for this: “Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks.” Listen and be encouraged to worship the way God desires and experience the power and joy that brings. Pastor...


The Incredible Value of the Local Authentic Church

Why do we go to church? The Covid shutdowns showed us all that internet church can be inspiring and convenient. And that there are churches far away from home that have even better music and messages we can comfortably watch online so why do we need to be bothered with the authentic local church? Then again we have had TV Church available for over 50 years and that didn’t fully meet our needs. Is there more to church than being a spectator and downloading information? Watch or listen to be...


Stories and Scripture to Show How Revenge may not bring Satisfaction

Some people just get us so angry that we want to cause them to feel some of the pain and problems they have caused us. We might even stay awake at night planning what we are going to do to get our revenge. I Corinthians 13:5-6 lists five reasons why Christians are to choose to forgive instead of retaliate because love: "... does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth."...


Four Things Christian Love Always Does

Deep down we all really do want to be loved but often feel unworthy. I Corinthians 13:7 lists four things Christian love always does: “It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.” How is that even possible? What does that look like? Watch or listen and be encouraged to see what Christian love is supposed to do. Pastor Chris Teien #RiverRockChurchMN