Rock News

Please continue to pray for Pastor Mike Meyer and his family as they seek God’s will for their lives after receiving a call to a congregation in Okeechobee, FL. Pray that God’s will for them will be made abundantly clear to the whole family, and that they would know God’s peace while they make their decision.

Join us on Sunday, February 13 for another Forever Family meal as we gather for our annual Souper Sunday lunch. Please bring a soup and a dessert to share. We’ll provide bowls, spoons, etc., along with lots of extension cords for your roasters and slow cookers. We’ll have some serving spoons, but if you have a ladle you can bring, that would be helpful. If you’re not able to bring something to share, please still plan to join us! 

Concordia University’s Guatemala Health and Medical Mission Team is collecting hygiene supplies to take on their March trip. They will be traveling to the same area that The Rock’s mission team worked at in Amatitlan, Guatemala. They will be hosting a health fair in two different villages where they will teach the villagers about a variety of health topics including dental hygiene, hand washing, parasite prevention, nutrition, and spiritual health. They need: bars of soap, new hand towels, toothbrushes, toothpaste.  If you are able to purchase needed items or have any of these products laying around your house that you won’t use (perhaps you bought the wrong brand of something and won’t use it OR the toothbrush your dentist gave you isn’t the type you prefer OR you are an extreme couponer and have a stockpile in your basement OR you collect hotel soap), they’ll take it!!  Please put donations in the basket marked “Concordia Guatemala Hygiene Collection” in the Rock Cafe by February 20. Thank you in advance for your support.

If you have been using Vanco’s GivePlus app for your gifts and tithes to The Rock, please be aware that this app will stop working on Monday, January 31. Any automated donations you have set up in GivePlus will continue uninterrupted, but you’ll need to manage any changes with Vanco’s new MobileFaith app or their website. Your login remains the same across all platforms.
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 following faith growth opportunities are available: 

Being Lutheran, Thursdays at 7 p.m. in the Rock Café. Come explore what Lutherans believe, teach, and confess, along with how it’s lived out in today’s world. (Led by Tim Moll & Pastor Mike)

Faith That Sees Through the Culture, Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Participants will utilize online resources and a weekly group gathering via Zoom. (Led by Pastor Mike)

Men’s Breakfast, Saturdays at 7 a.m. in the Rock Café. The topic is Joseph: Carpenter of Steel. Breakfast will be provided. (Led by Pastor Mike) Prayer breakfasts resume this Saturday!

Sign up for one or more of these groups using the form on our website at this link. Contact [email protected] if you have any questions.

Thank you to all who have donated to our Building Fund,  which helps us with our facility and grounds-related maintenance and improvements.  We met our goal of $15,000 to restore it to previous levels.  You can give to this fund at any time in the offering basket on Sundays, or give online in our Special Projects category. (Indicate “building fund” to designate your gift.)


New snow blower in search of service-minded humans:  We have a new, powerful snow blower to clear sidewalks this winter (as well as a smaller unit)!  We are in need of volunteers to serve on a side-walk clearing crew.  Weekend (for Sundays) and week-day slots are open.  Even if you can only help on occasion, please contact [email protected] to discuss how you can help.

Please consider helping send The Rock Youth to the 2022 LCMS National Youth Gathering in Houston, TX! The Rock Youth is holding an envelope donation fundraiser to help send the youth and adult leaders to the LCMSNYG in Houston next summer! Simply choose an envelope and give the corresponding amount (in dollars $$$) marked on the envelope. Fill your envelope and drop in the box! There are literally a hundred ways to give. No donation is too small!

Thank you for considering a financial gift during this holiday season, especially in a time when it is increasingly challenging to be a teenager who follows Jesus. Questions? Contact Jen Axt by email: [email protected] or phone: 308.631.7065

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 January item for the Blue Valley food pantry is soap and shampoo, and we’ll start collecting soup in February. 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

Blue Valley is also collecting gently used men’s, women’s, and children’s winter coats, gloves, and shoes. The collection box is in the cafe near the food collection box.

They’re also always in need of people to help sort donations during the week on Monday to Friday from 9-4. 

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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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