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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

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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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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

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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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