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Rockland Fire Evacuation

When we go to church, a fire evacuation of our Church on Sunday morning is likely the farthest thing from most people's minds. Yet, it is something that the Security Committee has thought about and for which we have planned. The forty or so Security Team Observers and Ushers are being trained in our Evacuation Procedures. Our mission is to protect life and property and to ...

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Take a Hike


You are invited to join other Rocklanders on Saturday, July 8 at 8:30 am as we hike in God's great creation our mountains. We will hike for 1.5 miles (all downhill) on the M. Walter Pesman Trail on Mt. Goliath, a shoulder of the greater Mt. Evans massive, you'll be hiking from the upper trailhead at 12,152 ft. down to the lower trailhead at 11,540 ft. Amid breathtaking ...

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Is there a Point?

Last week we looked atEcclesiastes Chapter 1, where 'Qohelet'(the Hebrew word forthe "Preacher" in Ecclesiastes 1:1) lamented the pointlessness of finding meaning in life "under the sun" (apart from God). As we read the text you could feel the author's desperation and futility about how meaningless this life iswhen we leave God out. To say it in a more modern way, you ca...

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Chasing Meaning

Everyone I have ever met would benefit to know the answer to this question: "Where can I find meaning and significance in life?" We attempt to answer this question and find meaning and purpose for our lives in countless ways: Throughbraggingon social media, hoping that 'likes' and comments will make us feel important and valued By having short-term relationship after ...

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