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Bell Ringers Needed! Salvation Army bell ringers are needed at WalMart, Friday, December 1, from 4:00pm—9:00pm… Sign up for an hour shift and ring as a family, as a group of friends, or as an individual. Sign up here:

Support the Concordia Guatemala Health and Medical Mission Team by eating at La Carreta on Monday, December 4th from 11:00AM-10:00PM. A portion of the sales for the day will be donated to the mission team. Easy way to support the team…eat yummy food and skip doing the dishes!

We are collecting toys for Christmas donations. Donate new, unwrapped toys for all ages–remember middle & high school kids need gifts, too! We’re also collecting gift wrap/bags and tape.  Collection bins will be in the cafe area and second floor. Please bring all donations by December 17. Benefits local families (Foster Friends).

The Pure Freedom retreat took place at The Rock Saturday, November 11 with 22 youth, 8 CUNE students, and 10 women taking part in the daylong event. The planning committee thanks you all for your support of this event!

We are excited to announce that the Rock Directory is now open. We are asking you to do two very easy things:

  1. Follow THIS LINK and check if you are in the directory, and if not, e-mail us and we’ll send you a form to fill out so that we can add you. The password currently is “ForeverFamily” but will change from time to time to protect our information.
  2. If you are already in it, go to THIS LINK for instructions on how to setup your login (which we won’t change on you) so that you can update your information and add a photo of your family. (link to Bill’s instructions)

The quality of the directory depends on you updating your information. We’ve gotten several requests for a directory from the Rock Family, and now that it’s available, we hope you will get in, update it and use it. If you have any questions, contact Bill Schranz at [email protected] or Matt Myers at [email protected]

Our November item for the Blue Valley food pantry is toothpaste. We don’t have much donated yet, so be sure to add some to your shopping list! Starting in December, it will be time for tuna! Thanks for being a blessing to the community in this way. You can see our Blue Valley Pantry item schedule on our website. Year-round they also collect the following: pasta, pasta meal mixes, instant potato side dishes, and mashed potatoes. 

The young adults group meets on Monday evenings at 7 p.m. at Brevin and Michaela Sloup’s house! (1616 Eastridge Ave) Contact them for more information.

Interested in serving on a Mission trip to Guatemala in the summer of 2024?  The Rock is looking for a team to love and serve the people of Guatemala with a VBS, teen ministry, and women’s ministry.  If you are interested or want to know more information contact Emma Dannehl at [email protected]

We are hiring a part-time administrative assistant. The administrative assistant for the church supports the Pastor, Ambassadors, and Directors of The Rock Lutheran Church. This position will enhance the ability for all ministries within the church to grow God’s Kingdom. The Administrative Assistant allows The Rock to focus “…attention to prayer and ministry of the Word…” (Acts 6:4) while providing additional and much needed support and stewardship in the day-to-day operations of the church. This position brings a level of ministry excellence that allows our staff/elected leadership more freedom to concentrate on the needs of people over paper. To learn more and to apply, visit THIS LINK.

YogaFaith Schedule:

  • All Level Tuesdays at 5:30 pm CST at The Rock
  • All Level Thursdays at 5:30 pm CST at The Rock
  • Restorative YogaFaith from 7:00-8:00 pm CST at The Rock  *Sign up in advance, please.

*Restorative YogaFaith classes are limited to 8 students per class because of the limited number of props we have available. Please secure your spot for Restorative YogaFaith by signing up on Sign Up Genius at Also, visit their Facebook page for a full calendar and more information.

Minutes from the Ambassadors’ and Directors’ meetings can be found HERE.

The most recent Directors minutes can be found at this link:

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