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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.

Ramadan – How Muslims Pray

Ramadan began on May 5, 2019 and runs until June 4.  This is the month of prayer and fasting for Muslim people all around the world.  During this time, whether you are overseas, somewhere in North America, or even in Greenville, SC,  it would not be unlikely for you to run across a Muslim person praying. A good Muslim would perform this prayer ritual five times a day, and every part of the preparation and the prayer is meaningful to…

Return

After the Israelites spent decades in exile, they finally were able to return home. Due to comfort and convenience, some Israelites never returned. A remnant came back to the land to reestablish the nation and await the Messiah. Life In Exile Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther conclude the historical section of the Old Testament, and they highlight Israel’s return to their land. Some of the prophets speak to their return and the post-return problems. Rebuilding the Promised Land King Cyrus led…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of May 5

During the month of May we’ll be in a series about membership on Sunday mornings.  However, our reading plan will continue to take us through Psalms, 2 Samuel, and 1 Chronicles.  Allow the Psalms to stir your emotions so you see God and praise Him.  As you read about the history of the Israelites, learn lessons and important truths that you can apply today.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday…

Piedmont Women’s Center Baby Bottles

On Mothers Day morning, many of our church family picked up an empty PWC Baby Bottle.  The idea is to take the bottle home, fill it with cash, or checks to support the ultra-sound ministry of Piedmont Women’s Center.  Women come to the Piedmont Women’s Center and are given a free Ultrasound to be able to see their pre-born baby.  Some women who are intent on abortion are convinced by the ultrasound that their baby is truly a living baby…

Membership Matters [Series Overview]

This Sunday, it will be the first time in over a year when I will not start the sermon out this way: “I want to invite you to turn with me to the Gospel of Mark…” While I have loved what God taught our church family during that time, we are moving forward to exploring further truth in the Scriptures. After a year series through Mark’s Gospel, we are moving to a 5-week sermon series entitled, “Membership Matters.” Before the…

Exile

After the division of the kingdom into Israel and Judah, the nation continued to spiral out of control.  As sin increased, God sent prophets to warn the nations about impending punishment.  Their disregard led to their exile. 16 – Exile THE PURPOSE OF THE PROPHETS Prophecy does not simply mean foretelling the future. The primary job was to speak for God to their specific audience. In prophetical books, we hear from the prophet, but we rarely hear about the prophet.…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of April 28

We’ll keep reading through Psalms, 2 Samuel, and 1 Chronicles this week.    On Saturday we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups.  Please consider the questions below regarding the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups.  For each Sunday in May we’ll look at Scriptures that revolve around our new sermon series on membership. Sunday, April 28 – Mark 16:9-20 Monday, April 29  – 2 Samuel 11-12; 1 Chronicles 20 Tuesday, April 30 – Psalms 32, 51 Wednesday, May 1…