Posts from May 2019

Posts from May 2019

As We Gather

Sunday May 26 Scripture: 1 Chronicles 16:23-24 23 Sing to the LORD, all the earth! Tell of his salvation from day to day. 24 Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples! 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 – Psalm 149:1-2 – All Creatures of Our God and King – Doxology – Confession:…

How to Have an Effective Group

A Gospel Group connects disciples together who are committed to growing in the gospel and going with the gospel. Psalm 1 Acts 17:10-12 If we aren’t careful, certain practices or allowances can take place to run the dynamics of a group. Here are 6 group killers: Subjective Content If the Bible isn’t your textbook, you might find temporary encouragement but you will not find long-term sanctification. We don’t need to hear what the Bible means to you, we need to…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of May 19

God is teaching us so much about His love, compassion, faithfulness, and goodness as we track the history of the Israelites.  Psalms have helped us worship the Lord and given us a glimpse into some of the emotions David (and others) felt.  Stay the course and continue to be disciplined to spend time with the Lord each day.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday sermon.  Please consider the questions below…

Ordination for Stephen Forrester

Since we have started our Entrust program, Rocky Creek has been blessed with some great pastoral residents and college interns. Stephen Forrester has served as a pastoral resident and has now completed our requirements for ordination. Stephen Forrester’s churchwide ordination will happen as a part of both English morning worship services on Sunday, May 19th. After continuing pastoral training and serving in different capacities, our pastoral staff served as an ordination council in which we sought to affirm what God…

As We Gather

Sunday May 19 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 – Psalm 40:9-10 Praise him – Confession: Psalm 25:6-11 – Is He Worthy? Message:  Why Do I Feel Disconnected at Church? Reflection and Response – Who You Say I Am Baptism Offering: – Build My Life Commission: Galatians 6:9-10 You Are Sent

Help Needed to Support Miracle Hill Ministries

Help needed to support Miracle Hill Ministries. Rocky Creek Family, we have two opportunities coming up very quickly where we can help support the ministry of Miracle Hill.  Read over the information below and email David@rockycreekonline.org to sign up.  Miracle Hill In Motion 2019 Fundraiser for Miracle Hill Ministries June 1, 2019 Cycling Challenge Kids Ninja Warrior Challenge Rocky Creek Service Opportunities Saturday, May 18 Workers needed to help clear brush from the Kids Ninja Warrior Course at the Children’s…

Equip Summer Workshops

One significant task of the local church is to equip the members for ministry. Considering the stage of our church and the state of our culture, there are certain focuses that are essential for our attention. That’s why we have created a series of Sunday night workshops during this summer. Equip Summer Workshops are designed to equip the saints for the work of the ministry (Eph. 4:12). We will gather in the Fellowship Hall on Sunday night at 6-7 PM.…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of May 12

We are getting close to finishing up the book of 2 Samuel.  Some Psalms will again be included for the reading this week.  May God allow us to hunger and thirst for Him and may we be satisfied as we read His Word.  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, May 12 – Acts 6:1-7 Monday, May…

Summer at the Creek

As the school year comes to an end and the summer months arrive, we want you to plan to participate in Summer at the Creek events with your Rocky Creek family. We are excited to share some of the activities and events that we have planned for you and your family. This summer, we want to give you the opportunity to fellowship, serve, and grow with your church family. Take a look at what’s happening this summer: Wednesdays at the…

As We Gather

Sunday May 12 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 – Psalm 22:22-23 – Come People of the Risen King – Confession: Psalm 25:6-10 – Who You Say I Am Message: Is Church Membership Even Biblical? Reflection and Response – Yet Not I but Christ in Me Family Dedication: Offering: – Who You Say I Am (Reprise) Commission: Hebrews…

Church Planting

Rocky Creek is a church that is making disciples. There are several new churches in the Upstate who are also striving to make disciples. We are not in competition with one another but recognize we cannot reach the Greenville community alone.  Would you join in praying for the work they are doing in their communities as together we join the Lord in making disciples in Greenville, South Carolina? And pray also for the Greenville Baptist Association as they work to…

May Missions Prayer Newsletter

This month in the May Missions Prayer Newsletter, you can read about and pray for: One young lady who is an agnostic who grew up Muslim who is close to accepting Christ’s Salvation; Two Missionaries who will be returning to the US soon; Three  years of faithful outreach and prayer which has finally resulted in a man connecting with a church; Four people who recently moved to Asia to serve God; And much more.
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