'Missions' Tagged Posts

'Missions' Tagged Posts

Hurricane Dorian Disaster Relief

When a disaster strikes, there is often a push to help send supplies and such for relief.  Sometimes if you are not careful, your well meaning contribution may end up in some place where you don’t intend.  It is always a good idea to check out anyone you plan to donate funds or resources through. The places listed below are all organizations that are solid and trusted in Disaster Relief.  If you feel led to donate funds to help victims…

Janie Chapman Missions Offering

Every year, SC Baptist Churches are encouraged to collect money for a special offering in September to help support SC missions.  It is called the Janie Chapman Missions Offering.  The funds collected are used to help fund mission work in South Carolina, as well as throughout the world – through SC Baptists.  The state goal for this offering is $1,800,000, and those funds are used in a number of different ways. SERVE– Needs Among The Lost SHARE – Hope With…

Summer Mission Opportunities

Summer Serving Opportunities For Our RC Family Here is a list of opportunities for you to get involved this summer in serving and carrying Christ’s name beyond our church walls.  As other dates and opportunities become available, we will share those on the website as well. Calendar Miracle Hill In Motion: June 1 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM The annual Miracle Hill In Motion day with the Kids Ninja Warrior event and the Cycling Challenge will be held on Saturday,…

Why You Should (Or Shouldn’t) Do Short-Term Missions

You see pictures on social media of people serving in different parts of the world. You pray over your friends, family, and church members as they are sent out. You even receive newsletters and updates from missionaries who live and work in the most remote places on earth. Short-terms missions seems like a unique, exciting, and hands-on way to get involved in Kingdom work, but should you really do it? Here are a few reasons why you should (or shouldn’t)…

Steve Saint on John Chau

On January 8, 1956, the world was shocked to learn that 5 young Christian missionaries were speared to death by Indians they were trying to reach with the Gospel.  If you are not familiar with their story, you can read about it in the link at the bottom.   Nate Saint was one of the men killed, and his young son, Steve, grew up and continued his father’s passion for reaching the Auca Indian.  In the link below he talks…

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…

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…

May The Peoples Praise You

My mouth will speak the praise of the LORD, and let all flesh bless his holy name forever and ever.Psalm 145:21 The redeemed have experienced the gift of salvation that God has provided through Jesus Christ and from that he has called us to worship Him and to share the good news with others. John Piper once said, “Missions exists because worship doesn’t. Worship is ultimate, not missions, because God is ultimate, not man. When this age is over, and…

October’s Focus: Partnerships

“Go and make disciples of all nations…” (Matt. 28:19) It’s a new month and that means it’s time for a new focus for the leadership at Rocky Creek.  Each month, we are focusing on a specific area to really develop as a church body.  Just to catch you up, here’s what we have been focusing on at Rocky Creek: January: Pastor – I am so thankful you allowed me to be your pastor! February: Website – The staff did a…

Support Piedmont Women’s Center at the 2017 5K

One of our mission partners at Rocky Creek is Piedmont Women’s Center. Piedmont Women’s Center is a trusted provider of reproductive health care serving the upstate of South Carolina and surrounding areas. Our involvement with professional community partners enables Piedmont Women’s Center to provide free laboratory quality pregnancy testing, free pregnancy consultations and free Limited OB ultrasounds at three locations in the Upstate region. Our caring, professional personnel are committed to understanding and meeting your individual health needs. One way you can help…

April 2-8 Mission Prayer List

Each week we will publish two of our Mission Partners and their prayer requests from our Monthly Missions Prayer Newsletter.  Please take a few minutes to pray for these Mission Partners. Holli Baker – RIT Campus Missionary, Rochester, NY – holli@campustarget.org Prayers: Please pray for our students that have not made a personal commitment to Jesus yet, pray that Jesus would soften their hearts. Holli has not felt her fibroid tumor in a month! Thank you for the prayers! We…