Rock News

Prayer Service for Betty Menze

Please pray for the family of Betty Menze, who passed away this week. The forever family of the Rock is invited to attend a prayer service on Monday, December 5 at 7:30 PM at Zabka Funeral Home, 410 Jackson, Seward. Pastor Mike Meyer will be officiating the service. You can read Betty’s obituary AT THIS LINK.

Our current series is Big Christmas

We hope you’re enjoying our new series, Big Christmas! Last week we were reminded that people all around us have Big Problems that can only be solved by a Big God. And he chooses to help them through us. CLICK HERE for our week 1 opportunities that you can use to share God’s Big Love during the Christmas season. Did you miss this week’s service? You can always catch up by watching the archived videos of our weekly services at THIS LINK

Big Holiday Meal

Join us after the service next Sunday, December 11, for our Big Holiday Meal! We’ll have turkeys and all of the traditional sides. We want you to bring the desserts to share! All of our Concordia students are encouraged to join us as guests, and let us treat you to this Big Holiday Meal!

Bell Ringers Needed

Salvation Army bell ringers are needed at WalMart, Friday, December 9, from 4:00pm—9:00pm…Sign up for an hour shift…ring as a family…as a group of friends…as an individual.  Sign-up sheet is in the Rock Café.

Building Fund initiative launching

“Solid through the Storm” will prepare The Rock to address facility repairs arising from this summer’s hail storm.  As shared previously, The Rock’s insurance deductible is $45,000 and total costs are still not fully known. Any funds raised beyond the storm repair costs will be held in reserve for additional facility repairs and improvements deemed ministry priorities.

Goal: $45,000 total ($25,000 raised by 12-31-22; $20,000 additional by 6-30-2023)

Breakfast in Bethlehem at St. John, Seward

All are invited to Breakfast at Bethlehem at St. John in Seward on Saturday, December 10 from 8-11 (breakfast served until 10:30). Enjoy breakfast, witness a live nativity, hear the Christmas story, take a family photo, create a Christmas ornament. Pre-registration is appreciated, but not required. CLICK HERE to register.

Blue Valley Community Action

Thanks to all in the forever family who gathered more than 600 hygiene items to bless Blue Valley Community Action in our Give Thanks and Give Back November challenge. Since we successfully hit our target of 500 items, the collection drive will be supplemented with a Generosity Multiplier Gift for BVCA, courtesy of the Thrivent Member Network – Nebraska Region.

Our December item for the Blue Valley food pantry is tuna. 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. 

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.

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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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