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Stir crazy yet?

In the midst of radically changing times, the Bible has stayed remarkably consistent. We have been having our Bible Study online called "Fear Not: Unchanging Truth for Uncertain Times" that deals with deep truths that settle us duringunsettling times. (We have another one Wednesdayat 9AMright HERE. Hope you will tune in!) The aim of the timeis to give very practical tru...

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Sunday (4/26) notes from Rockland!

WORSHIP ONLINE, 9AM TODAY: You can stream this morning's service through our website:HEREWatch on YouTube Live: HEREWatch on Facebook Live: HERE BOXCASTDownload the freeBoxCast app on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, or Roku devices Streaming note: When you stream, be sure to check theresolution you have your player set to. It can go all the way up to 1080p (very high-resolu...

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Uncertainty

Right now, uncertainty abounds. A young couple desiring to go into missionary work had invited a missionary couple to their home. The host couple kept mentioning that life was so "uncertain" for them because the husband had multiple sclerosis. He could either be eventually immobilized in a hospital bed, or live normally until death, or die unexpectedly. After hearing the...

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Sunday Notes (4/19) and New Ways to Stream!

NEW STREAMING OPTIONS: You can stream this morning's service at 9:00 AM as always through our website:HEREORWatch on YouTube Live: HEREORWatch on Facebook Live: HEREAlso, though we have not fully tested it, you should also be able to watch via a free app called BoxCast on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, or Roku devices. Give it a try and let us know how it goes!--------------...

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Why Church History Matters: New YouTube Series!

Check out our new YouTube series by Pastor David called "Our Legacy: Church History and Why it Matters". For the next several weeks, we will be uploading 7 unique teaching times, each about 10-15 minutes long on the history of the church and why we should care. Check back often!CLICK HERE Do you ever wonder what Jesus would say about the Church today? How do you think...

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He is Risen!

Thanks for the pics ofyou worshiping on Sundays!Hope you arelogging on at 9AM TODAY for our Easter service!CLICK HERE After the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb.And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone and sat on...

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Reading recommendations for quarantine! (+ Holy Week details)

AN FYI ABOUT OUR STREAMING FOR EASTER:This last Sunday, Palm Sunday,our internet feed was a little glitchy. We located the problem on our end and should be good to go for Maundy Thursday (tonight 7-8 PM), Good Friday (Friday 12-1 PM) and Easter Sunday (9-10 AM) for you and our guests. This is a great time to read some great books that can equip you in your faith! Lori F...

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Sunday (4/5) Notes from Rockland!

Some more pictures came in of peopleworshippingtogether onlineso this is what our sanctuary looks like!Thanks for the pictures!Keepsending them if youhaven't yet!See below for a few quick announcements. -------------------- SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: A new online Bible Study started last Wednesdayon our new YouTube page! We are studyingtruths that help us stand firm in th...

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Why Holy Week Matters

I remember as a child waving palm branches at a number of our Palm Sunday Worship Services at my home church in Sunnyvale, California.I well remember participating in our church's very meaningful Maundy Thursday Service 3 years running as a college student.I so remember, as a young married couple, Michelle and I experiencing Good Friday hiking and mediating on Scriptur...

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Chimes: Digital Edition!

Well, I keep realizing more and more and more things that are impacted by this virus and another one of them just came up: the distributionof the Rockland Chimes publication. There is a faithful crew of people who normally meetto fold it and that couldn'thappen this go-round for obvious reasons. Instead, I give you "Chimes: Digital Edition".--Click Here to download the Ch...

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