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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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Sunday Notes from Rockland!

This is what our current sanctuary looks like!Thanks for the pictures.Keepsending them!See below for a few quick announcements from Sunday. SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: New online Bible Study starting this Wednesday on our newYouTube page! We will be studyingtruths that help us stand firm in the circumstances in which we find ourselves. (See below for more detailson this and...

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Why I'm Encouraged Right Now

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Based on the latest input, stay-at-home orders, school closings, and more, we have decided to officially shut down meetings at the church through the end of April unless circumstances change drastically for the better. That means that Holy Week, including Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, and even Bright Sunday will be a lot different this ye...

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Rockland Online and Important "ask"

I genuinely miss getting to see you all on Sundays and can't wait until this all passes so we can get back to whatever the new normal looks like! 3 very quick things I wanted to mention:1)Log on and watch with us Sunday at 9AM!I know it is not the same as being together in person,but it is the best we can do for now! God can still move in our hearts and minds even whilewe...

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One big lesson ...

The Book of Romans is a single letter that encompasses so many of the profound truths of our precious faith in one work. Can't make a service? Check it out online here!ROCKAND LIVE STREAM AND VIDEO ARCHIVE Think about it.... The righteous live by faith. God is the only, right Judge over all His creation. We are all accountable to Him whether we know it, like it, or ...

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The Coronavirus, Rockland’s plans, and King Jesus!

Rockland Online:ROCKLAND LIVESTREAM AND VIDEO ARCHIVE Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.Philippians 4:5-7 Scriptures like these are a great comfort in confusin...

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Perseverance

And the Oscar for 'Most Obvious Statement of the Year' goes to... "It is easier, I find, tonotpersevere, rather thantopersevere."We get tired pretty quickly don't we? It is so difficult to die on every hill in the fallen world in which we find ourselves. We can't micromanage our kids, our spouses, our own lives even. It is just....exhausting.Think about what is on your to...

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It Starts with You

I still don't know why some people do the things they do, but one guy wanted to walk on a tightrope over Niagara Falls while pushing someone in a wheelbarrow. Apparently it is a true story.Yes, a man actually had the crazy idea thathe wanted to walk on a tightropeacross Niagara Fallswhile pushing a wheelbarrow with a man in it. Apparently, he put together a detailed, rigo...

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