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What is "Providence" and Why Does it Matter?

"Providence" is a marvelousword. The problem is that no one really knows what it means and why it matters. Sometimes people use the term "providence" to mean God Himself. For example, when George Washington experiencedGod's protection during General Braddock's defeat at the Battle of the Monongahela(near modern-day Pittsburgh)in 1755 he wroteto his brother, John A. Was...

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Keep Your Kids Connected: Continue Growing their Faith at Home

Please click on the links below to receive a PDF of our Sunday lesson and here are the activity pages to go with it! Sunday's Lesson: June 28, 2020 (Lesson 15: Jesus' Early Miracles) Activity Pages: Preschool: HERE Kindergarten-2nd: HERE 3rd-5th: HERE ...

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A Personal Testimony of Living Hope

As many of you might know, June 19thwas the day I was to walk my daughter down the aisle at Rockland and then perform her wedding.Due to COVID-19,Aimee's wedding has been rescheduled to October. Recently, Michelle and I connected with Aimee and her fianc Josh (with the proper social distancing of course).During a moment of private conversation, Aimee expressed her sadne...

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(6/14) Sunday Announcements

- TODAY - SERVICES:Today we start a series in First Peter called "Our Living Hope". Our world tells us that we need tocompensatefor our weaknesses. Our Christian friends tell us we need tokillour weakness. Neither is right. See you in a while to see what the Scriptures teach!If you have signed up, we will see you in person at 8:00, 9:30, or 11:00!If you are watc...

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Sign-Ups for Worship Services and Bible Studies

See below for sign-ups for Worship Services next weekend and Bible Studies this Wednesday! WORSHIP SERVICES 6/14 SIGN-UP! ⭐️Click here for our website and click on "In-Person Sign-Ups" in the green box to sign up for one of 3 worship services this weekend!This weekend we kick off a study in 1 Peter called "Our Living Hope". Sign-up and join us!Services are:8:00 - T...

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(6/7) Sunday Announcements

WORSHIP ONLINE, 8:30 and 10:30 TODAY (If you have signed up, we will see you in-person!)You can stream this morning's service through our website:HEREWatch on YouTube Live:HEREWatch on Facebook Live:HEREDownload the free app on yourdevices.Today's Message: Why do we even have this thing called "The Church"? It is soweare constantly reminded of the greatest story e...

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Bible Studies this Week!

Many of you have asked about in-person Bible studies, andI'm thrilled to let you know that they are kicking off this Wednesday! Please sign up so we can plan accordingly, but we have PLENTY of space. These are also all 'open' Bible studies meaning that you can start them any time, and make the weeks you can, miss the weeks you must, start a few weeks in, whatever your s...

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Sunday Details - SIGNUPS and NEW TIMES

I love studying something that forces me to wrestle with deep, timely truths, putting them into an email,and offering some encouragement for those who read them. Lately, these emailshave been largely detail-oriented.Thanks in advance for you patience as I send yet one more.First of all, if you decide to stay home this weekend, please do it with our complete 100% support ...

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Quick Update

"Hey! What's going on this weekend at Rockland?!"Excellent Question!I'm glad I pretended you asked it. First of all, we are absolutely going to be live-streaming services as well as havingonline Bible studyduring the week!Second, we are still waiting to hear from the governor's office aboutsome new guidelines(and JeffCo withpossible variances) about what in-person service...

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