Rockford Reformed Church
eBeacon
Sunday, June 10

Look, Not Do
Numbers 21:4-9; John 3:14-15  /  Rev. Tim Meendering  /  10:00 a.m.
Communion

Pre-Service Prayer @ 9:35 (Room 212)

After-Service Social in the gym following the service, hosted by the RRC Staff

Table Talks - Care Group 1
grab some food from the social then head to the Fireside Room

Praise in the Park - 6pm downtown Rockford by the dam
Music by River Rock Church

Featured
View From the Hill
 - this Saturday

Saturday, June 9, beginning at 8pm.  You are invited to enjoy the Start of Summer Celebration fireworks from the hill at Rockford Reformed Church. Starting at 8pm, come enjoy free popcorn, refreshments, and children's activities. Please bring a chair or a blanket, your family and friends, and enjoy the beauty of the fireworks from the top of the hill at Rockford Reformed Church. Hope to see you there!

Donations due June 10. We are in a time of prayer and preparation as we get ready to send another team to Haiti. In addition to prayer, we are also asking for some donations. Click here for a list of items that will be utilized in Haiti. Monetary Donations are tax-deductible. We are anticipating about $1000 in baggage fees in addition to the costs of our in-country projects (Bible Studies, Day Camps, Teacher Bed Deliveries, etc.). Checks can be made out to RRC Missions Team.
After-Service Socials
 - this Sunday

Beginning June 10. Join us in the gym after each service this summer for an opportunity to connect with people in a relaxed atmosphere. Don't miss this chance to meet, greet, and eat! Snacks may be simple, such as cookies and milk, but each week is a surprise! If your family, small group, or ministry is willing to host a week, please let Laura Jolliffe know (view schedule here).
Table Talks
 - this Sunday

Beginning June 10, Pastor Tim will meet with one care group at a time after the worship service to share a bit of what we are up to during the transition and for you to ask questions. If you are away on the day assigned to your care group, you are welcome to join us on another day. June 10 - Care Group 1; June 17 - Care Group 3. Not sure which care group you are in? Reply to this email and ask!

We are in the process of setting up the next Discovery Class. If you are thinking about membership with Rockford Reformed Church, or if you just want to learn more about us, this class is for you! Attending class in no way obligates you to join. We will explain the basic beliefs and background of the Reformed Church in America and answer any questions regarding our worship, ministry, or doctrine. Childcare available if needed. Registration required. Please contact the office ( connect@rockfordrc.org, 616-866-2308) if you would like to participate. Dates/times will be posted soon!

Sundays, June 3-August 26, 6pm in downtown Rockford.  The community is invited to come out and enjoy an evening of Christian music every Sunday evening. Christian praise music will be provided by music teams from area churches and Christian bands. Join your neighbors & friends every Sunday evening at the Rockford Garden Park stage next to the dam for an evening of fellowship and praise, and maybe a family picnic! Learn more about Praise in the Park on their website. RRC will be playing on July 8. See our website for the 2018 schedule.

Saturday, June 16, at Morley Park in Cedar Springs.  Come out and support the Alpha Family Center of Cedar Springs by participating in the 23rd annual LifeWalk / 5K LifeRun through the heart of Cedar Springs. Great for the whole family! Additional activities include Kid's FunRun, LifeCrawl, and LifeRide. Participants are encouraged to collect a minimum of $50 in pledges in lieu of the registration fee. Visit Alpha's Event Page for all the details, or call 616-696-2616.

Bottles due June 17. RRC is once again partnering with Alpha Family Center of Cedar Springs to raise money for their organization. To participate, please pray for the center, take home an empty baby bottle, and fill it with your spare change, dollar bills, or checks (made out to Alpha Family Center). Bottles are available in the lobby and in the back of the sanctuary. Please return them to the lobby by Father's Day, June 17.

Mondays - Thursdays, summer 2018.  Our friends at Hillview invite you to help out with their summer program for students. Hillview Learning Center meets M-Th from 10-11am. Can you spare an hour to help kids work on reading or math? You don't need to do any planning, just show up! Adults, high school students, and middle school students accompanied by an adult can volunteer. The Learning Center is in the yellow building in the middle of the parking lot (click here for map). Sign up here.
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Children
Upcoming Events

Save the Date!
Vacation Bible School will be Sunday-Wednesday, June 24-27. Registration is open!

SHIPWRECKED VBS is looking for Youth Helpers and Adult Crew Leaders to walk kids from station to station! Please let Beth know if you can help!

Cran-Hill: 1023882-150D18
Camp Geneva: 8415-150D
Other Christian Camps: Copy of paid registration is submitted to the church and church portion is paid directly to the camp.
Ongoing Events

KidLife Worship (3 years - 3rd grade) during the worship service. Children need to be checked in before service starts. They can either go straight to KidLife Worship, or they may begin the service upstairs with you, and will head down to join the kids after a few songs in the sanctuary. Check-in located in the Fellowship Hall (Room 100, lower level).
Youth
Upcoming Events

High School Mission Trip  - June 17-23
Middle School Mission Trip  - July 29-Aug 4

Cran-Hill: 1023882-150D18
Camp Geneva: 8415-150D
Other Christian Camps: Copy of paid registration is submitted to the church and church portion is paid directly to the camp.
Ongoing Events
 
Tee times start at 5pm

Tuesdays

7:00am, Fellowship Hall (Room 100)

June 12: 6:30pm, vs New Hope Community @ Art Van Field 8

Wednesdays

Adult Fellowship (first Wednesday / month)
Odd months: coffee at 10am
Even months: noon potluck
Next meeting: TBA

Saturdays

Adult Singles Lunch  (last Saturday / month)
1:00pm, RSVP with Carol Knox (866-4845)
June 30:  Lunch at Rio Grande Steak House, then games and dessert in the Fireside Room

Sundays

Praise in the Park
6:00pm, Downtown Rockford by the dam
June 10: River Rock Church

Rockford Reformed Church
4890 Eleven Mile Road, Rockford, MI 49341
616-866-2308


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