Posts by David Williams

Posts by David Williams

How To Bless A Missionary, By Jake Hines

Jake Hines is a student at North Greenville University who is serving currently at Rocky Creek Baptist as the children’s intern. Jake served this summer with the IMB as an international missionary in France and is seeking God’s direction for his future plans as a missionary.  Here is an article Jake wrote to help us bless our missionaries. I had the blessing of spending last summer in Southern Europe alongside some incredible missionaries. I learned an important lesson throughout my…

November Missions Prayer Newsletter

In this issue of the Missions Prayer Newsletter, you can read about and pray for: A number of people who are very close to starting a relationship with Jesus. An opportunity to help Miracle Hill Ministries. Lives that have been impacted by Christ. Download the November Missions Prayer Newsletter below November 2018 Missions Prayer Newsletter

Bring A Turkey To Church Day – November 11

This Sunday, November 11, is our annual Bring A Turkey To Church Day, to support Miracle Hill Ministries. Every year around Thanksgiving, Miracle Hill Ministries prepares and serves turkey to hundreds and hundreds of people.  Their goal is to collect and prepare 500 turkeys which they then serve to all 9 of their Upstate Shelters, to many of their Foster Families, as well as hosting a Community Dinner on Tuesday, November 20.  Over the past years, Rocky Creek has helped to…

Piedmont Women’s Center Help Needed

Piedmont Women’s Center Grove Road Construction Project      There is an immediate need for some help at the new Piedmont Women’s Center Grove Road Center.  So much has been happening at the construction site and there is a need now for some cleanup.  They would like to have this done before Thursday, November 15.      Each room and window sill needs to be vacuumed and then mop the floors.  Most of the rooms are small and they have…

Passport to Global Missions Festival

Passport to Global Missions Festival Sunday, October 28 4:00 – 7:00 PM Bring your family to the Passport to Global Missions Festival for a fun, family focused event.  You can purchase a RC Passport at the gate (by the Preschool Entrance) for $5 and then get to enjoy games, inflatables, international foods (China, Ecuador, Brazil, Africa, Central Asia, India, and the USA), and Missions Challenges.  Then at 6:00 we will gather in the Gym to take a quick trip through…

October 2018 Missions Prayer Newsletter

This month as you pray through our Missions Prayer Newsletter; You can pray for several of our partners who are seeking some time to refresh and be ready for the challenges of ministry in their area, You can pray for a new baby, You can pray for a new life in Christ, You can pray for new leaders serving Christ. Click here to download the October Missions Prayer Newsletter

Disaster Relief for Hurricane Florence

While we were graciously spared in the Upstate from the wrath of Hurricane Florence, many were not.  Parts of Eastern North Carolina have seen flooding where houses will likely have to be completely demolished, or being completely gutted, all furnishings, sheetrock, electrical, HVAC, etc being removed and eventually replaced.  It is a painstaking task, and since Hurricane Matthew hit almost exactly 2 years ago in about the same areas, some of those homes and businesses have been sitting vacant and…

September Missions Prayer Newsletter

The September issue of our RC Missions Prayer Newsletter is available at the Welcome Center and the Missions Table just inside the Gym (worship area).  You can also download it here to be able to read through it and pray for our Mission Partners.   In this issue, you can pray for: Missionaries in over half a dozen different countries around the world; Over a dozen salvation experiences; A “lone-believer” standing firm in a country (and a family) that absolutely…

State Missions Offering

Janie Chapman Offering for State Missions For State Missions, Missions Education, and Great Commission Living Here is what it is…. Each year in September, South Carolina Baptists focus on State Missions through prayer and finances.  This offering is named the “Janie Chapman Offering for State Missions” after the first president of the SC Woman’s Missionary Union in 1937.  The funds raised from this annual offering help to support Evangelism, Church Planting, Training, Educational Ministries, and much more (see the link…

Let’s Love On Our Local Law Enforcement Officers

Rocky Creek has A great opportunity to help love on our local law enforcement community:   Blue In The Zoo will be held on September 22.  This is the 4th year the Greenville Baptist Association has hosted this event and Rocky Creek has participated each year.  This is a great time for Rocky Creek to love on our local law enforcement.  This year we will host a photo booth.  We need some RC families to participate, to invite the families to…

David’s Table

The Fall Semester of David’s Table (a part of Young Life Capernaum) will start back on Monday, September 10.  We have a great opportunity to invest in the lives of some very special students and young adults by hosting a meal for one of their Monday services.  Last semester there were probably around 80-90 students and adults who attended the David’s Table (for high school students) and the E210 (for those who have graduated high school) programs on  Monday evenings.…

RC Family At Work This Summer

This Summer Our RC Family: Raised money in VBS for Bible Translation… Helped with construction efforts at the Piedmont Women’s Center Grove Road Center… Served in Brazil, with 2 different teams… Loved on a great group of Overcomers… Sent men to Perry Correctional Center to worship and learn to mentor inmates… Led VBS in MetroWest Boston… Shared Christ in Ecuador… Hosted a possible church planter from Mexico… Sponsored a church planter to attend Urban Church Planting training in Philadelphia… Prayed…

August Missions Prayer Newsletter

This month in the August Missions Prayer Newsletter, pray for: 8 new believers in Christ; A church who is sending members overseas to serve; Training for national pastors and wives for ministry; Opportunities to serve locally with some of our Mission Partners; Several who are serving in Muslim areas preparing for the annual Muslim sacrifice holiday; And you can pray for these great opportunities that our Church Family had during this summer: Click here to download the August Missions Prayer…

July Missions Prayer Newsletter

This month in the July Missions Prayer Newsletter you will be able to learn about and pray for: The Baptism and new Life of several different people in different areas of our country. Three different mission teams that are going out from Rocky Creek. Highlights from a recent mission trip. A sweet story of a young lady expressing her love to God. Click here to download the July Missions Prayer Newsletter

Music Of Nations

This is a celebratory multi-ethnic musical event sponsored by Indian Upstate Fellowship. Come worship with us singing songs in multiple languages. It’ll be a taste of heaven!! The event will take place at the premises of Rocky Creek Baptist Church at Woodruff road, Greenville, SC. Childcare and meals will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Saturday, June 16, 12:00 – 3:00   Link to Indian Upstate Fellowship Facebook page for this event  

Love Your Neighbor

Jesus told us in Mark 12 that we should “love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength (and) ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’”  That is easy to say, but not always seemingly easy to do.  Sometimes we really just want to pull into the garage, close the door, go inside and shut out the world.  But when we sit down and read God’s Word, we are constantly…

June Missions Prayer Newsletter

Several of our Mission Partners serve in areas with a large population of Muslim people.  The annual fast for Muslim people is called Ramadan, and is currently going on.  During this time (May 15 – June 14) a good Muslim will fast from food and drink from sunrise to sunset.  In this issue of the Missions Prayer Newsletter, several different partners make comments about how Ramadan affect their ministry.  Please be in prayer for them. Pray also for: Pray for…

Pizza Inn and David’s Table

This Thursday, May 31, you have a chance to enjoy pizza and some great service from the kids who participate with the David’s Table and E210.  These kids have been attending these Young Life programs at Rocky Creek on Monday evenings over the past few years and they are looking forward to getting to give back to Rocky Creek. Flyer about Pizza Inn Fundraiser Come to Pizza Inn on Woodruff Road on Thursday, May 31, between 5:00 – 9:00.  Bring…