Welcome to Blue River!

We’re glad you’re here!

Blue River is a church that seeks to do three things:

  • worship God Biblically;

  • teach believers the Word of God; and

  • proclaim the Gospel of salvation through Jesus Christ alone

We invite you to our services, to join with us in our work, and to share in our fellowship. We strive to emphasize basic New Testament teachings, and practice the New Testament ordinances.

Online Giving to Blue River CBC Available!

You may make secure online donations to Blue River CBC through Tithely Giving through this direct link.


Or you may also download the Tithely app for Apple IPhone here:
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You may use a debit or credit card, or your bank account. You may elect to cover the minimal fee.
You may select which Fund you wish to direct your giving to:
  • General Fund
  • Missions Fund
  • Deacon Fund
  • Building & Improvement Fund
  • Youth Missions Fund

As always, you may still give by check or cash at church, or you may direct your bank to send a check directly to the church, usually at no charge.

Recent Columns from our Church Newsletter:

What (or Maybe How) I Learned in Church (Quill & Scroll   July 2023)

Waiting for the Harvest (Quill & Scroll   June 2023)

Reality and Readiness (Quill & Scroll   May 2023)

On Christian Burial (Quill & Scroll   April 2023)

What About Cremating the Dead?  (Quill & Scroll  March 2023)

Love One Another (Quill & Scroll   February 2023)

Why We Worship Together (Quill & Scroll   January 2023)

It’s Christmas (Quill & Scroll  December 2022)

Thanksgiving to God  (Quill & Scroll  November 2022)

A Sober Lifestyle  (Quill & Scroll  September 2022)

Why Study Biblical Prophecy? (Quill & Scroll  August 2022)

The Divine Gift of Human Life  (Quill & Scroll  July 2022)

The Ministry of Our Deacons (Quill & Scroll  June 2022)

Longing for Heaven  (Quill & Scroll  May 2022)

No Other Gospel  (Quill & Scroll  April 2022)

A Christian Is …   (Quill & Scroll  March 2022)

Weather  (Quill & Scroll  February 2022)

Grace Commitments for the New Year  (Quill & Scroll  January 2022)

Brethren Values

In a few days, Blue River will be hosting the General Meeting of the Brethren Revival Fellowship. It was 1984 when we last were the host venue of this meeting. At each General Meeting (formerly held yearly; more recently it has alternated with the Brethren Alive weekend conference at Elizabethtown College), a focus theme is … [Read more…]

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Previous Pastor’s Columns from the Quill & Scroll Newsletter

Faith’s Trial (Quill & Scroll  August 2021) What does the Covenant Brethren Church Believe?  (Quill & Scroll  October 2020) What is the Covenant Brethren Church?  (Quill & Scroll  August 2020) Why Worship with the Church?  (Quill & Scroll  June 2020) Letting Your Light Shine (Quill & Scroll  March 2020) Love’s Ground and Evidence  (Quill & … [Read more…]

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On Christian Burial

At Easter, we Christians mark and celebrate the historical fact of the Resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ. That is, Jesus returned from death, resurrected (with the same body) and not reincarnated (given a different body). In other words, Jesus retains the same body He bore on earth, though glorified and made greater. We will, … [Read more…]

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The Blessings of the Recent Plague

The Pastor’s Column from the May 2020 Quill & Scroll. A month ago, we could hardly envision that we would have had the unusual April we have had. We’ve had no NCAA Tournament. No opening day of baseball. No hockey. No Spring events. We looked forward to Pre-Easter Services, to Love Feast, to Good Friday, … [Read more…]

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