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Mean Street: Sandy's Story

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Mean Street received this amazing letterand wanted to share it with you: To The Mean Street Ministry: Thank you for bringing light into one of the darkest moments of my life. If you had not come to my motel door, my husband and I would probably not be here today. My name is Sandy Anderson and my husband and I are so grateful for the food, prayer and God's love that you ...

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Female Student Ministry Summer Intern

Purpose: To serve alongside the Student Ministry Director during summer months, develop and disciple female students, and set the ministry up for success in the fall. Qualifications: Be in agreement with Rockland's Values and Doctrinal Statement Be available from approximately June 12 to August 17, 2017 Have a passion to connect middle and high school students to J...

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Romania Outreach News


SUMMER MISSION TRIP Eight participants will take part in a Mission Trip to Romania July 10-21. The group will travel to Cluj, which is where the scholarship program is coordinated. They will visit the World Vision Romania facility and meet with select students who have been sponsored through the program. Several Community Projects will allow the Rockland continge...

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Clear Creek Rock House

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3 of 8 Clear Creek Kids Honored were Rock House Kids!! On April 30th, the Mayors of Idaho Springs and Georgetown and the Clear Creek County Commissioners presented their annual "Mayors and Commissioners" Youth Award to eight deserving kids who have overcome adversity to achieve excellence. They scour the county for applicants and deserving high school kids and select eigh...

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Overheard by the Church Mouse

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Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better, I's not. Dr. Seuss 10 year-old Kaia was sitting next to her grandmother, Jelayne Jorgenson, as they listened to the choir at Sunday morning worship service. Kaia kept starring at Tom Hobson, a choir member who was wearing dark glasses. Tom has an eye injury and must wear those glasses for a ...

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A Note to Wrap Proverbs

One last effort to help Proverbs come alive for us all... Shakespeare had couplets, Solomon (and the other authors of poetic Hebrew literature like Proverbs) had couplets,triplets, quadruplets and more. In this style of literature, the different lines of poetryactin parallel to teach the onetruth. This is called 'parallelism': when two or more lines are related to each o...

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Trusting and Praying

Enjoy this week's email from Penny McDonald, the elder who works with Outreach. This month, we have been focusing on Proverbs and one my favorites is Proverbs 3:5-6. Trust in the Lord with all your heart,and do not lean on your own understanding.In all your ways acknowledge him,and he will make straight your paths. Scripture has been a compass for my life, and this part...

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Proverbs 1

I'm writing this email on my wedding anniversary, and as we kick off a series on the wisdom of Proverbs, I thought it might be good to share some relationship wisdom I've received over the past 10, no wait, 22, no, hang on (looking it up)....the 18 years that I have been married. 1) Marriage first, kids and job second. The greatest gift we can give our children is a hea...

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Proverbs 2

Have you ever said something and as soon as you said it wished you could take it back? I have who, quite unfortunately, has had plenty of times where he has said something and then realized it was awful. I...I mean 'he'... tried hard to mask it with a quick "just kidding" and he hoped that everyone laughed and never talked about how rude it was. Man, that ...

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