SERMON NOTES & CONNECTIONS
Christmas is a time of reflection about the amazing gift God gave to us in the person of His Son who came to live among us on earth. It is also an opportunity to restore Jesus to His rightful place as the center of our holiday celebrations. We would love to have you and your family join us at RockPointe Church for Christmas this year!
SEASON OF GIVING
ANGEL TREE FOR VICKERY ELEMENTARY
RockPointe Missions and RPC Children’s Ministry are partnering again this year with Vickery Elementary to fulfill the Christmas wishes of 200 children through the annual Angel Tree giving opportunity. We hope you will join us in blessing some very special children! All selections must be made by November 27 and gifts dropped off by December 4.
BELIZE FAMILY MISSION TRIP
JUNE 3-10, 2023 | INFORMATION MEETING NOV 27
The Family Mission Trip to Belize is back! Join us on November 27 at either 9 or 10:45a for an informational meeting at Parker Square in Room 304. We will discuss what the trip will entail, how much it will cost, the price for flights, and more!
DATE NIGHT OUT
DEC 3 | 4:30-7p | CENTRAL CAMPUS
Couples’ Date Night & Single Parents Night Out is an opportunity for you to connect as a married couple or have a night out as a single parent. We provide you with a fun-filled date night packet and affordable childcare for birth – 5th grade for those that need it. Just register so we have a packet o’fun ready for you. CHILDCARE IS FULL, but you can still sign up to receive the date night packet o’fun!
STUDENT WINTER RETREAT
DEC 9-11 | ALLASO RANCH
Winter Retreat is one of the best ways all year long to build strong, deep, lasting relationships with other students, godly adult leaders and most importantly, with God himself. Through laughter, meals and memories students will connect with one another. Through quiet times, prayer, bible studies and worship, students will connect with the Lord.
BASICS FOR KIDS
DEC 11 | 8:30 – 10:30a | PARKER SQUARE
This class is for parents and children in 1st-5th grades. The plan of salvation, what it means and when it is time to be baptized, and how communion fits into a Christian’s life are all topics which will be taught. These topics are covered in a relevant and child-friendly way. This is the FIRST step in the baptism process.
DINNER WITH THE PASTOR
DEC 4 | 5p | CENTRAL CAMPUS
DEC 11 | 5p | PARKER SQUARE
Enjoy a complimentary meal and meet Senior Pastor Ron Holton. You’ll hear about the mission and vision of RPC, meet Ministry Leaders, and learn how to get connected at RPC. Childcare and dinner are provided.
THE BRIDGE CHRISTMAS PARTY
DEC 16 | 7-10p | THE CANO’S HOUSE
Let’s celebrate Jesus! Because of His birth, God is with us in fellowship, so let’s fellowship around God over some food and games. As always, feel free to invite a friend. Wear an “Ugly Christmas Sweater”
RPC KIDS CHRISTMAS PROGRAM
DEC 18 | 6p | CENTRAL CAMPUS
Children in 1st through 5th grade are invited to join us this Fall as we prepare for the program “Behind the Manger Scenes,” a Christmas musical that teaches a lesson on realizing the important role that EVERYONE plays in the story of Christmas.
THURSDAYS | STARTING JAN 5 | 6:45-8p | CENTRAL CAMPUS
A better marriage can start here. Great marriages are growing marriages. re|engage gives you a safe place to work on your relationship together, regardless of whether you simply want to grow closer together as a couple, you are struggling to get along, or your marriage is broken.
JAN 8 | 4p | REGISTER FOR LOCATION
Membership Matters is our way of providing more detailed information as to who we are, what we believe, and how we desire to walk alongside you in becoming all that you have been called to be. We want you to know you belong at RockPointe by helping you connect with members of the body for the purpose of spiritual development, accountability, and ministry. Register for location.
FAITH AT WORK LUNCHEON
JAN 11 | 12-1p | PARKER SQUARE
RockPointe’s Faith at Work Ministry exists to encourage and equip men and women to integrate their faith and work. We desire to empower you to walk out your ministry calling in the arena in which God has placed you. Please come join us for our Faith at Work Luncheon where you can cultivate relationships with other professionals walking through similar challenges as we explore the intersection of faith and work together. Cost is $10/per person and lunch is provided.
WEDNESDAYS | JAN 18-APR 5 | 6:15-7:30p | CENTRAL CAMPUS
Ignite Kids offers children in 1st-5th grade an amazing opportunity to grow in both discipleship and a skill while encouraging community with other kids. The spring semester discipleship classes will focus on building biblical foundations, growing and deepening relationships with Christ, and developing leadership skills.
LIFELINE TO HOPE
TUESDAYS | JAN 17-APR 11 | 5:30-8:30p | PARKER SQUARE
RockPointe Church offers Lifeline to Hope to train individuals to effectively provide support, encouragement, spiritual care, and referral services on a short-term basis – connecting a life in need with a life in Christ! This 11-week lay caregiver training and certification program is designed to equip lay leaders as competent biblical caregivers.
GRIEFSHARE SUPPORT GROUP
TUESDAYS | JAN 17 – APR 18 | 6:30 – 8:30p | PARKER SQUARE
GriefShare is a grief recovery support group where you can find help and healing for the hurt of losing a loved one. We will meet weekly to provide help and encouragement after the death of a loved one. We know it hurts and we want to help. FaithBuilders childcare, for birth–5th grade, is available with registration.
TUESDAYS | JAN 17 – APR 18 | 6:30 – 8:30p | PARKER SQUARE
DivorceCare is a support group covering topics such as: deep hurt, road to recovery, anger, grief & depression, loneliness, fears & anxiety, brighter days and so much more. Healing from divorce is not easy and often painful and long. DivorceCare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. FaithBuilders childcare, for birth – 5th grade, is available with registration.
WOMEN’S SPRING BIBLE STUDIES
SUNDAYS & MIDWEEK | SPRING 2023
RPC’s Women’s Bible Studies are grounded in biblical truth and vetted by our RPC women’s ministry staff. Our classes are intended for women of all experience levels, backgrounds, perspectives, format preferences, and time availability.
KENTUCKY FAMILY MISSION TRIP
MAR 13-18, 2023 | LYNCH, KY
Come join us on the Family Mission Trip to Lynch, KY with Meridzo Ministries! There will be opportunities to share the gospel, do service projects, and fellowship with each other and the community there! There will be something for everyone of all ages to do!
FOSTER AND ADOPTION FAMILY LIFE GROUP
EVERY 3RD SUNDAY | 4 – 5:30p | CENTRAL CAMPUS
Foster and Adoption Family Life Group is designed to connect foster and adoptive families with one another in the church and in life. These families gather for the purpose of support, encouragement, resource sharing, training, and most importantly FELLOWSHIP. This group will meet the 3rd Sunday of the month at RockPointe Church Central campus. Childcare will be available.
Serving with the local body is a great way to grow spiritually, get connected to the heartbeat of RockPointe, meet new people while meeting the needs of others. Where can you make a contribution of your time and talents at RockPointe Church?
FOR STUDENTS IN RPC KIDS
RockPointe values biblical education and volunteer participation for high school students. In recognition of consistent participation in Student Ministry Bible study and volunteering in Children’s Ministry at RockPointe, the church will recognize that act of service with a scholarship. Are you currently volunteering in RPC Kids and interested in finding out more about the scholarship? Or are you interested in pursuing a volunteer position in RPC Kids?