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Give Thanks


I absolutely love our Thanksgiving Traditions, and I bet you love your traditions as well! I will tell you Daddy Lange Homemade Mashed Potatoes are the best (that's right, my family loves my mashed potatoes)! In addition, Mince Meat Pie with a dollop of whip cream is to die for! And without a doubt, the best tradition for me is our Thanksgiving prayer time! You see, prior...

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Hanging of the Green


Hanging of the Green is Rockland's way of decorating the church for Christmas but it is also about tradition. We as individuals and as families come together the day after Thanksgiving to share fellowship and fun. In Isaiah 60:13 we find these words: "The Glory of Lebanon shall come unto you, the fir tree, the pine tree and the box together, to beautify the place of your ...

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Mean Street Ministry

Mean Street

Summer is over and with it our mission trip groups. Soon it will be cold and dark on Colfax, but in that darkness the motels will be full of people trying to stay warm through the winter. There is never a season when God is not needed on the streets, but if there's a season He is needed most, it's winter. Volunteers at Mean Street will put on as many layers as they can an...

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Tanzania: "Plastah!"

The Plaster House is a home in Arusha that enables children, from all over Tanzania, to recover after they have had corrective surgery- orthopedic surgery, plastic surgery or neurosurgery- for a disability. Rockland has participated in the Story of "Plastah" through the contribution of the water supply when the new facility was built and through continuing support of our ...

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Worship Team Update

The Worship Team is spending most of its time focusing on the planned second service that Pastor Gribnitz mentioned in his sermon on Worship on October 16. This service will be a more casual service with the same sermon as in the first service, but with faster paced music led by a band. This is anticipated to begin around the first of the year. Our existing worship style ...

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Clear Creek Rock House

Thank you Rockland Family for your generous support for the Rock House. We use every penny to provide experiences to our 'at risk' kids of Clear Creek County recently took the mentees down to Denver to cook and serve dinner at the Ronald McDonald house. Community service events are an important part of the mentor program as it teaches the joy of giving to others (something...

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Today is the Day


I truly was wondering if I could go to a movie tonight and just wake up tomorrow to hear who has won, rather than watch the hours and hours of television coverage. But I am sure I'll watch. Tonight, though, I'm going to try something I have never done before. I am going to practice obedience to 1 Timothy 2:1-2:I urge you, first of all, to pray for all people.Ask God to he...

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