Riverside Christian Reformed Church

Drive-In Worship: Sundays at 9:30am
602 Comstock Blvd. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505​
(616) 361-0604

Summer Drive-In: John 8:31-32 – This is Freedom

Summer Drive-In: John 8:31-32 – This is Freedom


Summer Drive-In 2020

As we return to worship in person, from our parking lot, these (not necessarily connected) messages and services are designed as a summer fill-up with spiritual fuel.
The podcast audio at the bottom of this page contains the complete service.

John 8:31-32 – This is Freedom

Rev. Benjamin Browneye – Pastor, Riverside Christian Reformed Church

Beginning Sunday, July 5, 2020
Service Time: 9:30am – please arrive no later than 9:15am to allow for proper distanced parking.
Service Station: 87.9 FM – listen on your car radio.
You must remain in your vehicle to attend.
View/Download the Service Order

Riverside Drive-In Service

Sunday, July 5, 2020


Psalm 100

Opening Prayer

God’s Greeting


Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Author: Robert Robinson (1758); Alterer: Martin Madan (1760)
Tune: Nettleton
Copyright: Public Domain
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #486

Come, Thou Fount of every blessing,
tune my heart to sing Thy grace;
streams of mercy, never ceasing,
call for songs of loudest praise.
Teach me some melodious sonnet,
sung by flaming tongues above.
Praise the mount, I’m fixed upon it,
mount of God’s redeeming love.

Here I find my greatest treasure;
hither by Thy help I’ve come;
and I hope, by Thy good pleasure,
safely to arrive at home.
Jesus sought me when a stranger,
wandering from the fold of God;
He, to rescue me from danger,
bought me with His precious blood.

Oh, to grace how great a debtor
daily I’m constrained to be!
Let Thy goodness, like a fetter,
bind my wandering heart to Thee:
prone to wander, Lord, I feel it,
prone to leave the God I love;
here’s my heart, oh, take and seal it;
seal it for Thy courts above.

Congregational Prayer

God’s Word

John 8:31-32 – This Is Freedom
Summer Drive-In 2020


When We Walk with the Lord

Author: John H. Sammis (1887)
Tune: Trust and Obey
Copyright: Public Domain
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #548

When we walk with the Lord
in the light of his word,
what a glory he sheds on our way!
While we do his good will,
he abides with us still,
and with all who will trust and obey.

Trust and obey, for there’s no other way
to be happy in Jesus, but to trust and obey.

But we never can prove
the delights of his love
until all on the altar we lay;
for the favor he shows,
for the joy he bestows,
are for them who will trust and obey.

Trust and obey, for there’s no other way
to be happy in Jesus, but to trust and obey.

Then in fellowship sweet
we will sit at his feet,
or we’ll walk by his side in the way;
what he says we will do,
where he sends we will go;
never fear, only trust and obey.

Trust and obey, for there’s no other way
to be happy in Jesus, but to trust and obey.

God’s Blessing


He is Lord

Harmonizer: Dale Grotenhuis (1986)
Copyright: Public Domain
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #633

He is Lord, He is Lord.
He is risen from the dead, and He is Lord!
Every knee shall bow,
every tongue confess
that Jesus Christ is Lord.

Midi song arrangements provided by hymnary.org
Riverside Christian Reformed Church CCLI license #462829

Rev. Benjamin Browneye - Pastor
Speaker: Rev. Benjamin Browneye

Pastor Ben is a 2005 graduate from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor of Science in Communications. He received his Masters of Divinity from Calvin Theological Seminary in 2012, and has served as a delegate to Synod in 2016.

As Pastor, Ben has a passion for preaching and teaching and has been at Riverside since April of 2013. On the personal side, Ben is an avid outdoorsmen, a loyal Detroit sports fan, and is married to his wife Ellie.

Pastor Ben seeks to preach and teach in an educational and engaging way that brings the deep truth of the Bible into our lives today for every generation.