Rock News

Our current sermon series (through Thanksgiving) will be focused on the TV series The Chosen. Try to watch episode 5 before Sunday, if you can. To watch it for free, you can either get “The Chosen” app or go to Discussion guides for each episode are available in print in the cafe after church, or HERE ON OUR WEBSITE.

Are you interested in joining The Rock mission team that will be traveling to Guatemala June 24-July 1? We will be hosting a week long VBS at Santa Cruz Lutheran Church in Amatitlan, Guatemala. Depending on the gifts of the team, we might also be offering women and teen ministry opportunities or possibly art and music classes. As our group comes together we will see what is the best fit for our talents and the needs of the ministry at Santa Cruz. If you are interested or would like to learn more about this opportunity, please reach out to Pastor Mike or Jen Janousek ([email protected] or 402-499-3512). A $300 deposit (per person) towards the trip is due November 13. Space is limited. There will be an informational meeting after church on Sunday, October 30th.

Our October item for the Blue Valley food pantry is rice. 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. Also, they would still like more of the following: pasta, pasta meal mixes, instant potato side dishes, and mashed potatoes. 

St. Paul Lutheran School in Utica will be holding their Fall Bazaar on November 13 from 10-1 at the St. Paul School Gym, 1100 D Street, Utica. They will have an assortment of crafts and home-based businesses participating, a baked goods sale, and will be serving soup and cinnamon rolls. They’ll be holding a free will donation with the proceeds benefiting the school, and 10% of what they collect will be given to assist with medical expenses for Saige Scheele. 

St. John’s Lutheran Church, located at 200 Paris Street, in Cordova will be having their All Saints Bible Walk on Sunday, October 30th from 5:00-7:00 p.m., with a 4:45 p.m. tour for people with limited mobility.  You are invited to join them on a tour back in time. You will meet various Bible characters, each with a message and candy treat for you. Everyone is invited! Call 402-576-3211 with any questions.

Children and families in Seward and the surrounding areas are invited to David Hall on the Concordia University, Nebraska campus on Saturday, October 29 between 3 and 5 p.m. to enjoy the university’s Project Pumpkin trick-or-treat event.

The event is hosted by the residents of the building, and the halls of the dorm will be decorated with a variety of family-friendly, seasonal themes. Children are encouraged to wear costumes for trick-or-treating throughout the decorated dorm.

Concordia University, Nebraska’s Art Department will be holding Saturday School morning sessions for elementary and middle-level students to learn about and create art. The sessions will be taught by Concordia students enrolled in Methods of Art Education and observed by professor and department chairman Don Robson.

The sessions, available to Pre-kindergarten through 8th grade students, are divided by age group. Each session will be based on a discipline-based art education unit plan, addressing art history, aesthetics, constructive criticism, and art making.

All sessions will run from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The classes will be held on Concordia University’s campus in Brommer Art Center, Room 123. A $5.00 fee per student is required for registration and supplies. Each session has 25 seats available.

Please notify Kay Rohren at [email protected] at if your child has allergies and dress your child in clothes that can get messy.

Below are the dates for Saturday Art School for the Fall 2022 Semester

  • 10/29 Pre-Kindergarten Saturday School
  • 11/5 Kindergarten Saturday School
  • 11/12 1St & 2nd Grade Saturday School
  • 12/3 3rd & 4th Grade Saturday School
  • 12/10 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Grade Saturday School

Registration is online. To register your child or children, please follow this link:

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 Website |

Giving while at home |

Vimeo |  

YouTube |

Facebook | 

Contact Us | [email protected] 

Prayer Requests | [email protected] 

Mail | PO Box 199, Seward, NE 68434

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.


Comments are closed.