What's Happening at The Rock Sunday, November 26th 2017
Hello Rock Family,
Pastor George Boyd will be speaking Sunday on Ministry Non-Negotiables Week 6: “A Biblical View of Leadership Part 2”. The reading is Matthew 20:17-28.
Prayer focus for this week – EVANGELISM: Pray for Local Evangelism (I Timothy 2:1-8)
Children's ministry: Jeff & Ryan, Danielle & Katlyn will be teaching on “Jesus was Baptized”
Nursery Caregivers: Pauline Corlett, Thomas Corlett, Melissa Wesselson
Audio/Visual: Jason, Kyle
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.
Operation Sharing: Thank you to all those who donated coats and boots to Operation Sharing. They made their final pickup last week and were very glad for all of the items that they received.
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!
Men's Breakfast and Bible study: will be held on Saturday, December 2nd at 8 am. We will be continuing our study on the book " The Measure of a Man".All men are welcome. There will be a sign up sheet in the lobby of the church.
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.
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! The study books can be found at the following locations: Christianbook.com, Amazon.ca, kregel.christianbook.com, thriftbooks.com.Please look for Bible study sign-up sheets at the back of the church!
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.
DASO’s WISH LIST
The Deacons will be collecting Personal items and Food items over the next week to donate to DASO. Please take a look at their list of needs to see what you can help with! Thank you!
Cookies, crackers, cereal, school lunch items, snacks tea, coffee, juice boxes, canned pasta, salad dressing, peanut butter, ketchup
Ongoing Craft needs
Adult colouring books, Sharpees, markers, washable paints, white glue and glue sticks, canvases, face paints, party plates, tablecloths, streamers, balloons etc. White t-shirts for women & children (tie dye crafts), epsom salts
Goodwill, Wal-Mart, Grocery or Drug store, $20.00 gas cards, Tim Horton's ,McDonald's, Dollar store, Pre-paid Visa or MasterCard, Pre-paid cell phone cards
Toiletries & Clothing
Hair conditioner, face wash, nail clippers, nail polish, tweezers, Tampons, Pads, Pajamas (all sizes) for women and children, Socks and underwear for women and children
Urgent Shelter Needs
Twin Bed Sheets sets, Towels and Pillows, HE laundry detergent, Bleach, Dryer sheets, Plastic totes, laundry Baskets, Braun Ear thermometer covers, Foam hand soap, Diapers, Diaper Genie refills, Kitchen house ware, Table fans.