What's Happening at The Rock November 19th 2017
Hello Rock Family,
Pastor George Boyd will be speaking Sunday on Ministry Non-Negotiables Week 5: “A Biblical View of Leadership”. The reading is 1 Peter 5: 1-11
Prayer focus for this week – CARE MINISTRY: Pray for the Ministry of the Deacons (Acts 6:2-4)
Children's ministry: Jeff & Ryan, Danielle & Katlyn will be teaching on “Jesus at the Temple
Nursery Caregivers: Chris M., Julianna D., Steph D.
Audio/Visual: Gordon & Steve V
Please continue in prayer as we minister with the love of Christ...
- Our elders, deacons, & all our Rock church family
- Elva & Wayne F. & family
Help Needed: The Communications Ministry is looking for someone to look after our website. This is a great opportunity to brush up on your computer skills or for a student who is looking for service hours. You don't need to be especially technical or computer-savvy. Please talk to Julie L. after the service for more information or if you're interested.
The Deacons will be collecting personal hygiene items and food items over the next several weeks to donate to DASO. Please take a look at their list of needs on the box in the foyer to see what you can help with.
Operation Sharing is looking for donations of Coats and Boots for both children and adults. They will have a box to collect these donations in the foyer for the next two Sundays.
Church Rentals: Anybody that is wishing to use the church facility, or reserve a room for an event can be in contact with Susan E. to book a space.
Membership & Baptism: In order to become a member of the Rock or to be baptized at the Rock, a person must attend membership or baptism classes. If anyone is interested in taking membership or baptism classes, please speak to an elder.
Copy deadline for the Sunday bulletin and the weekly email is the preceding Wednesday no later than 6:00 pm. Please email announcement requests to RockCommunications@outlook.com.
Mark your calendars!
Budget Meeting: There will be a short meeting on December 03, 2018 immediately following the service to review and approve the Rock Community Church 2018 Proposed Annual Budget as presented by the elders.
Christmas Potluck: We will be having our Christmas potluck on December 10th immediately following the service. Sign-up sheets will be posted soon!
College & Careers Bible Study: is taking place at The Rock on Tuesday nights at 7:30pm in the library. Please contact Brittny B. with any questions.
The privilege of praying together: Our weekly worship prayer time is each Tuesday from 7 – 8 pm.
Clothing Closet: The Clothing Closet is now open and available to everyone in the church and the community. We are putting love into action by offering free clothing to those in need. The Clothing Closet will be open for an hour after the church service on Sunday mornings and appointments are available during the week. If you know someone or a family that could benefit please contact Brittny B. We are still accepting donations.
Ministry of Women Leadership Team: The Elders are pleased to announce that Cynthia B., Linda D., Elva F., Gloria M. & Eleanor R. have agreed to form a leadership team for Ministry of Women (MoW) at the Rock. As a team they will seek to create an environment where women can study, grow in their relationships with God and each other, and be equipped for ministry. Your prayers will be appreciated as they provide leadership for the Ministry of Women @ the Rock.
Women’s Bible Study: Women’s Bible Studies at The Rock are about to begin again! Ladies, please mark your calendars! Bible studies will be offered at the church, both Thursday mornings from 9-11:30 and Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:30. ALL ladies’ are welcome!
We will be using Sue Edwards’ book 1 Peter - Discovering Encouragement in Troubling Times. Ladies are asked to purchase their own books in advance, as they will not be provided at the study. Please come to the first study on January 11, prepared to discuss Lesson 1.
*The 1 Peter study will run from January 11-March 8. Please look forward to announcements regarding a second winter study that will run from March 22-May 10!
Children & Youth Volunteers: There will be an Abuse Protocol refresher for all volunteers working with children or youth. Attendance at one of the sessions being offered is mandatory. This will be a half hour overview of policies that must be followed to ensure we meet insurance requirements. Please attend either Thursday, November 30 at 8:30 p.m. or Sunday, December 3 at 9:50 a.m. If neither of these dates suit, please talk to your steward or Pauline C.