Posts from February 2019

Posts from February 2019

Storehouse Student Resources- Roman Catholicism

Storehouse Student Resources is a post about what students learned on  Wednesday nights during our gathering in the Storehouse. The main goal is to better equip our students to be bold witnesses for Christ. Our leaders Steve and Jan Holland taught and answered questions regarding Roman Catholics. The information below is what we learned from the Hollands. Roman Catholicism Brief History of Catholicism In 1054 AD, the Roman Catholics split with the Orthodox Christians over questions of doctrine and absolute…

March Missions Prayer Newsletter

This month as you go through the Missions Prayer Newsletter, you will get to read about, and pray for: Missionaries with the North American Mission Board and the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering, Men being baptized by interns, A life saved by an ultrasound, A new ministry to help free people from addictions, A RC student who will spend the summer overseas and how you can help, And much more.  Download the newsletter at the link below the picture. Download the…

As We Gather

Sunday March 3 Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 4:17 Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be with the Lord. As we prepare for our worship gathering this week, Click here to listen to the songs we will be singing during our services. Service Order: Call to Worship – 1 Thessalonians 4:17 – When We All Get To Heaven…

Storehouse Student Resources- Islam

Storehouse Student Resources is a post about what students learned on  Wednesday nights during our gathering in the Storehouse. The main goal is to better equip our students to be bold witnesses for Christ. The main goal is to better equip our students to be bold witnesses for Christ   Islam Islam is a fast and growing religion within the United States. It is a monotheistic religion, meaning there is a belief in one God. God example, Christianity is a monotheistic…

Exodus

After the Israelites are placed into Egypt, they are enslaved and suffer a great injustice. Through the Exodus, God sets the Israelites free. The Reason for the Exodus All of Israel moved into the security of Egypt, the most powerful nation in the world (Ex. 1:1-7). Generations later, a new Pharaoh is in leadership who does not know Joseph or the very numerous Israelites (Ex. 1:8). Out of concern for his nation’s security, Pharaoh enslaved all the Israelites (Ex. 1:9-14)…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of February 24

This week we will read several Psalms that are connected to the history and events we have been reading in 1 Samuel.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday sermon.  Please consider the questions below regarding the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups Sunday, February 24 – Mark 13:1-23 Monday, February 25  – Psalms 7, 27 Tuesday, February 26 – Psalms 31, 34, 52 Wednesday, February 27 – Psalms 56, 120 Thursday,…

Say Hello to Our New Signage

When you arrive at church this Sunday, you’ll notice new directional signage throughout our campus. This new signage was part of our Forward campaign and we are so excited to have it installed and we hope it makes it easier for members and guests to make their way through Rocky Creek. You’ll see a variety of new signs that indicates room numbers and locations. You’ll also see updated maps on some of the walls and on stands. One of the…

Worship Service at Perry Correctional

Pastor Travis will begin leading a monthly worship service at Perry Correctional on the 4th Sunday of the month. The first service will be on Sunday, February 24th. The service will begin at 1 PM, but for those men interested in helping him, you should arrive around 12:15-12:30 to go through screening. You must have registered previously with the chaplain by filling out the proper paperwork. He doesn’t need to know every time you are coming, but you must be screened…

As We Gather

Sunday February 24 Scripture: Psalm 66:1-4,  1 Shout for joy to God, all the earth; 2 sing the glory of his name; give to him glorious praise! 3 Say to God, “How awesome are your deeds! So great is your power that your enemies come cringing to you. 4 All the earth worships you and sings praises to you; they sing praises to your name.” As we prepare for our worship gathering this week, Click here to listen to the…

Storehouse Student Resources- Atheism

Storehouse Student Resources is a post about what students learned on  Wednesday nights during our gathering in the Storehouse. The main goal is to better equip our students to be bold witnesses for Christ. Atheism In today’s society, there are people who simply do not have faith in God, or believe that he exists. Those who simply deny the existence of God are labeled atheist. Atheism is described as being a “disbelief or lack of belief in the existence of…

Placement

God covenanted with Abraham to bring about a great nation.  As this family grew, God revealed a great plan with an intentional placement of Joseph into the land of Egypt. Jacob’s Transformation Abraham fathers Isaac, and Isaac fathers Jacob and Esau (Gen. 25:21-28). God tells Isaac’s wife, Rebekah that “two nations are in your womb…the older shall serve the younger” (Gen. 25:23). While Esau is the older and rightful heir to the inheritance, Jacob uses trickery to take it from…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of February 17

This week we will still be in 1 Samuel learning about David and how he trusted in the Lord.  He faces Goliath and believes God will give victory just as he did earlier as the shepherd protected his sheep from the bear and the lion.  David also trusts God relating to his being king, while Saul is king.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday sermon.  Please consider the questions below…