Rock News

We have a lot of news this week!

Join us for an Italian Food Potluck, September 19: Join us for an Italian-themed forever family lunch after the service. Bring your favorite Italian dish to share. Breadsticks, caesar salad, dessert, drinks, and tableware provided. 

Stepping Stones and FaithInk to start again tomorrow night. Learn more and sign your kids up on our website: Stepping Stones for children ages 3 to grade 4 / FaithInk confirmation class for grades 5 to 8 / Godparents groups for grades 9-12.

If anyone would like more information on potentially helping with Stepping Stones, email [email protected] for more information. Stepping Stones isn’t just run by teachers–classroom helpers would be a huge help and blessing to our teachers!

Stepping Stones is also looking for donations for supplies. We are currently in need of new crayons, washable markers, glue sticks, and play-doh. A donation box is located in the café. You can also make monetary donations for our supply needs and future projects. (Include a note with your donation that says “stepping stones” so we know where to designate it.) On behalf of Stepping Stones we appreciate the generosity and thank you in advance for your support!

As we mentioned on Sunday, the GivePlus app is being phased out. Instead, please consider setting up giving on the Vanco website. Enjoy the convenience of making credit or debit card donations as a guest user, or create an account to set up recurring donations and view your giving history.

Click here to visit The Rock’s Vanco giving website for one-time and recurring donations. The Rock’s Mission Fund covers our day-to-day mission and ministry expenses.  Special projects is the place to make your additional gifts to help with expenses like our building fund, outreach fund, children’s ministry, Comfort Dog ministry, etc. Contact [email protected] for more information.

The Rock has the opportunity to reschedule our Guatemala Mission trip for Thanksgiving week. If you have a current passport AND love kids OR speak Spanish OR have musical talent OR can mental teenage boys AND want to got to Guatemala over Thanksgiving, please contact Pastor Mike or Jen Janousek ASAP.

BVCA move-in date: Blue Valley Community Action has already started moving items into their space at The Rock.  An official “Open for Business” date will depend on the installation date for new door locks and is currently planned for September 20th or shortly thereafter.

Building Keys: Locks for The Rock’s facility will be changing in the next week.  If you currently have a building key, please inform Pastor Mike ([email protected]) so we can begin planning for distribution of new keys. 

The Rock outdoor sign: The large sign that will soon welcome those entering the south doors of The Rock is on the premises but still awaiting installation.  Anticipated installation is before the end of the month, but hopefully sooner.

Building Fund Gifts: Total expenses for The Rock’s building improvements and recent outdoor sign and shed additions are in the $20,000 range.  In you are moved to consider an additional gift to cover some of these expenses, please designate your gift to “Building Fund” by including a note or writing on the memo line of your check.

The LifeLight music festival is happening in Hastings, NE on Sunday September 19th at Chautaugua Park from 4 – 9PM. Joining will be artists Cain, Rhett Walker, Remedy Drive, Cade Thompson and Josh Gilbert. 

YogaFaith News:  Join Erika Rolf (RYT-200) or Sara Moll (RYT-200) for Christian YogaFaith classes at The Rock!  Class offerings are as follows:  All Level YogaFaith is on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 5:30 p.m.; Restorative YogaFaith every Sunday night at 7:00 p.m.; Flow and Go is offered twice a month on Saturday mornings from 8:00-8:45 a.m.;  and a 15-minute Sonrise YogaFaith class focuses on stretching, prayer and God’s word. Please see their Facebook page for a full calendar and more information.

Our September item for the Blue Valley food pantry is boxed meals. (Mac and cheese, hamburger helper, etc.) The collection box is in the Rock Cafe. Thanks for being a blessing to the community in this way! You can see our Blue Valley Pantry item schedule on our website

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Prayer requests are received by our prayer warriors, as well as Pastor Mike Meyer. If you would like them kept confidential and not included in public prayers on Sundays, just let us know in your email.


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