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Human Space Invaders – Threshold Jr Nov 15

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 21:03

 

THIS WEEK

Human Space Invaders!
+ Stuck Pt 1

Watch the virtual video game come to life!
We will also be starting a new series called Stuck, it’s about what to do when you feel stuck in life!  Also Hangout & Cafe in The Cage

Wednesday Nov 15, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Church of the Rock
Cost: FREE
 


NEXT WEEK

Dartpocalypse

You have been waiting all year to shoot your friend in the eyeball with a nerf dart! So don’t miss your chance.  Safety glasses, blasters, darts are all provided (Do not bring your own)  Also Hangout & Cafe in The Cage

Wednesday Nov 22, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Church of the Rock
Cost: FREE
 

 

MEET OUR SPONSOR CHILD!

Each week we collect an offering
for our sponsor child Simon
& for other missions projects

 

MONTHLY CALENDAR

Click here for this month’s calendar

 

If you no longer wish to receive these emails, please reply and say “Unsubscribe” (DO NOT click on the “Unsubscribe” link below).

Church of the Rock 1397 Buffalo Place Winnipeg, MB R3T 1L6 Phone: (204)261-0070 or 1-877-700-ROCK (7625) Email: tim@churchoftherock.ca (Tim Hamm)

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High School Ministry Weekly November 17th!

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 19:29


This week…


Uprising Conference
November 17th-18th
Price: $55 Dollars
Join us for a 2 amazing days of worship, preaching and experiencing Jesus. Hundreds of youth will be in attendance this year along with great artists and speakers, but most importantly, will you be there?
Email me back!

The following week…

Coffee House / Talent Show
November 24th @ 7:11pm – 10:00pm

Show us how talented you are by signing up and performing onstage at HSM. Any act is welcomed—use your imagination! Invite your friends as well!
Performers must come at  6:00pm to setup!

The week after that…

Dr. Seuss Rap Battle

December 1st @ 7:11pm – 10:00pm
Pick a Dr. Seuss book to rap to and face off against your friend!  Then we will all see who is truly livin’ the thug life! We are starting a new series called ’Supernatural’.   It’s about exploring the idea that our reality is more than what we see in the natural world.

MONTHLY CALENDAR

  Click here for this month’s calendar

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Thurs. Nov. 16 – Trivia Night

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 19:45

Test your knowledge with some trivia!

Trivia Night
Thursday, Nov. 16
7:30pm

We’ll be breaking into teams and attempting to answer as many questions as we can. We’ll have multiple rounds of play, with free time in between to chat and meet new friends. It should be a pretty chill evening with coffee and snacks. So come on out and hang with us!

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Game Show Wednesday – Threshold Jr Nov 1

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 20:04

 

THIS WEEK

Just Dance/Dance Central – DANCE OFF!!
+ Measure Up Pt 3

We just got the newest Just Dance 2018 and we are going to see who is the best dancer at youth by putting it on the screens in the youth room!
Also Hangout & Cafe in The Cage

Wednesday Nov 8, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Church of the Rock
Cost: FREE
 


NEXT WEEK

Human Space Invaders!
+ Stuck Pt 1

Watch the virtual video game come to life!
We will also be starting a new series called Stuck, it’s about what to do when you feel stuck in life!  Also Hangout & Cafe in The Cage

Wednesday Nov 15, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Church of the Rock
Cost: FREE
 

 

MEET OUR SPONSOR CHILD!

Each week we collect an offering
for our sponsor child Simon
& for other missions projects

 

MONTHLY CALENDAR

Click here for this month’s calendar

 

If you no longer wish to receive these emails, please reply and say “Unsubscribe” (DO NOT click on the “Unsubscribe” link below).

Church of the Rock 1397 Buffalo Place Winnipeg, MB R3T 1L6 Phone: (204)261-0070 or 1-877-700-ROCK (7625) Email: tim@churchoftherock.ca (Tim Hamm)

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You called my name…

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 19:14
… and I ran out of that grave! Hello Women of Worth! We trust you all enjoyed your new study group this last week!

Just a reminder:

  • Coffee/Tea is served from 9:15am – 9:35am in the Chapel
  • Worship begins around 9:35am
  • Then grab your snack and head to your small group study room!
IMPORTANT FOOD ANNOUNCEMENT!

Based on Manitoba Legislation, we need to change the way we “do food” at the church.

We can no longer bring in any homemade food.

All food must be purchased from a grocery store or restaurant. The food must come to church in the sealed package that it was purchased in (or in Restaurant packaging – for eg, Tim Horton’s Box of Muffins)

So what does this mean for WOW?

Well, we still love our snack break, so please continue to bring snacks when you feel so inclined and just make sure it is purchased! Yes, we will miss those home cooked goodies but we are excited to follow this new procedure to ensure the health and safety of the ladies attending the ministry!

    

40 Days of Praise – let’s keep it going!

Now that we’re finished the 40 days of Praise Campaign, let’s use some of those “tools” we learned about to keep on praising the Lord.  Try the “goal post” or “wash the windows” while you listen to this song that we did at church this last weekend.

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High School Ministry Weekly November 10th!

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 18:21


This week…


Just Dance/Dance Central – DANCE OFF!!
Friday, November 10th @ 7:11pm – 10:00pm
We just got the newest Just Dance 2018 and we are going to see who is the best dancer at youth by putting it on the screens in the youth room!  We had a blast last year so you don’t want to miss this!  We continue our home-grown series called #YourStory, where you get to tell the story of what God has done in your life!

The following week…

Uprising Conference
November 17th-18th
Price: $55 Dollars
Join us for a 2 amazing days of worship, preaching and experiencing Jesus. Hundreds of youth will be in attendance this year along with great artists and speakers, but most importantly, will you be there?
Email me back!

The week after that…

Coffee House / Talent Show
November 24th @ 7:11pm – 10:00pm

Show us how talented you are by signing up and performing onstage at HSM. Any act is welcomed—use your imagination! Invite your friends as well!
Performers must come at  6:00pm to setup!

MONTHLY CALENDAR

  Click here for this month’s calendar

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Game Show Wednesday – Threshold Jr Nov 1

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 16:59

 

THIS WEEK

Game Show Wednesday
+ Measure Up Pt 2

Come for an opportunity to be a game show contestant and win some prizes!
Also Hangout & Cafe in The Cage

Wednesday Nov 1, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Church of the Rock
Cost: FREE
 


NEXT WEEK

Just Dance/Dance Central – DANCE OFF!!
+ Measure Up Pt 3

We just got the newest Just Dance 2018 and we are going to see who is the best dancer at youth by putting it on the screens in the youth room!
Also Hangout & Cafe in The Cage

Wednesday Nov 8, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Church of the Rock
Cost: FREE
 

 

MEET OUR SPONSOR CHILD!

Each week we collect an offering
for our sponsor child Simon
& for other missions projects

 

MONTHLY CALENDAR

Click here for this month’s calendar

 

If you no longer wish to receive these emails, please reply and say “Unsubscribe” (DO NOT click on the “Unsubscribe” link below).

Church of the Rock 1397 Buffalo Place Winnipeg, MB R3T 1L6 Phone: (204)261-0070 or 1-877-700-ROCK (7625) Email: tim@churchoftherock.ca (Tim Hamm)

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High School Ministry Weekly November 4th!

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 17:05


This week…


MOVIE NIGHT/ VIDEO GAME TOURNAMENT

SATURDAY November 4th @ 7:11pm – 10:00pm
We have a conference for youth workers on Friday so we are moving our night to Saturday.  Come to hang out in the cage with tons of activities!

The following week…

Just Dance/Dance Central – DANCE OFF!!
Friday, November 10th @ 7:11pm – 10:00pm
We just got the newest Just Dance 2018 and we are going to see who is the best dancer at youth by putting it on the screens in the youth room!  We had a blast last year so you don’t want to miss this!  We continue our home-grown series called #YourStory, where you get to tell the story of what God has done in your life!

The week after that…

Uprising Conference
November 17th-18th
Price: $55 Dollars
Join us for a 2 amazing days of worship, preaching and experiencing Jesus. Hundreds of youth will be in attendance this year along with great artists and speakers, but most importantly, will you be there?
Email me back!

MONTHLY CALENDAR

  Click here for this month’s calendar

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The Size and Glamor of the Temple

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 01:48

In 2 Chronicles Solomon is building a temple to house the presence of God.  The structural dimensions and costs involved, for the era or for our time, would have been staggering. The foundation for the temple was around 90 feet long and 30 feet wide.   The entry room was 30 feet wide and 30 feet high and was covered with pure gold. The paneled main room of the Temple was made with cypress wood, which was overlaid with fine gold, and decorated with carvings of palm trees and chains.  The Temple had extra decorations of beautiful jewels.  The beams, entrances, walls, and doors throughout the Temple were overlaid with gold, and there were carved figures of cherubim on the walls.  The interior of the temple was covered with 23 tons of thin sheets of fine gold. (At today’s values of $1244 per oz.  = $1,009,258,593.28).  Gold nails were used to fasten the materials in the holy place of the temple, these weighed 20 ounces each.  You can read through the other details about the construction of the temple and the furnishings within the temple in 2 Chronicles chapters 3 – 5.

When Solomon has completed the construction, realizing the vastness and nature of God, he prays to God, “But will God really live on earth among people? Why, even the highest heavens cannot contain you. How much less this Temple I have built!” (2 Chronicles 6:18 NLT)

All of this structure and expense was to prepare a place for God to dwell, yet at the same time knowing that there is nothing large enough or exquisite enough to contain or house God.  Man’s best efforts would never be good enough for the eternal, all mighty, omnipresent God. From God’s perspective the very thought that sinful humans would want to contain or meet with Him here on earth could seem outlandish.  Maybe even offensive.  Perhaps this is why the Psalmist when looking over the vastness of the heavens above said, “When I look at the night sky and see the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars you set in place what are people that you should think about them, mere mortals that you should care for them?” (Psalm 8:3,4)

Yet we see in the scriptures that God actually has a desire to walk with man, to communicate, and actually dwell together.  We see this in Genesis 3 where God desires to walk in the cool of the day with Adam and Eve.  God allowed there to be a temple where He would meet with His followers in real ways.  Perhaps the expense and grandeur of the temple helped people to remember how insignificant they were in comparison to God.

In the New Testament we see that God no longer dwells within temples made by human hands.  Instead He actually chooses to live, by His Spirit, in us.  

1 Corinthians 3:16  “Do you not know that you are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?”

1 Corinthians 3:17  “If anyone defiles the temple of God, God will destroy him. For the temple of God is holy, which temple you are.”

2 Corinthians 6:16  “And what agreement has the temple of God with idols? For you are the temple of the living God. As God has said: “I will dwell in them and walk among them. I will be their God, and they shall be My people.”

Ephesians 2:21  “in whom the whole building, being joined together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord”

Considering the enormous expense of a hand crafted temple, He chooses instead to dwell within His people.  Obviously you are more valuable than you think!  Being the Temple of God, the place where God dwells should affect our perspective to what God wants to do in and through us.  Take a moment to think about how rich and wonderful this is to have God actually dwelling within you.

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Tues. Oct. 31 – Rock-O-Rama

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 21:12

Halloween is almost upon us and we want to dress up and join the fun!

Rock-O-Rama
Tuesday, Oct. 31
6:15pm

Every year the church holds a Halloween alternative for the kids, and we thought we’d help out before we have our own fun. So grab a friend, come up with a costume (of a positive nature), and SIGN UP for a game to run!

Some games that are available include:
Fishers of Men
Snake Pit
Rebekah at the Well
Face Painting
Disc Slam
Gi-normous Football
Mini Golf
Feed the Monkey
Ring Ross
and more!

There are only 3 DAYS LEFT to sign up! Contact Alfie by emailing her at alfie@churchoftherock.ca. Volunteers show up between 6:15pm-6:45pm for instructions and the night ends around 8:30pm. After Rock-O-Rama finishes we’ll meet on the stage in the sanctuary for a group photo and discuss where we should go to hang out next. 

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Catchphrase – Threshold Jr Oct 25

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 21:05

 

THIS WEEK

Catch-Phrase
+ Measure Up Pt 1

How many words can you get your friends to say without saying them?
Come and win a prize!
Also we start a brand new series called Measure Up!

NOTE: The east parking lot we usually use for youth will be closed for paving

Wednesday Oct. 25, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Church of the Rock
Cost: FREE
 


NEXT WEEK

Game Show Wednesday
+ Measure Up Pt 2

Come for an opportunity to be a game show contestant and win some prizes!
Also Hangout & Cafe in The Cage

Wednesday Nov 1, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Church of the Rock
Cost: FREE
 

 

MEET OUR SPONSOR CHILD!

Each week we collect an offering
for our sponsor child Simon
& for other missions projects

 

MONTHLY CALENDAR

Click here for this month’s calendar

 

If you no longer wish to receive these emails, please reply and say “Unsubscribe” (DO NOT click on the “Unsubscribe” link below).

Church of the Rock 1397 Buffalo Place Winnipeg, MB R3T 1L6 Phone: (204)261-0070 or 1-877-700-ROCK (7625) Email: tim@churchoftherock.ca (Tim Hamm)

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High School Ministry Weekly October 27th!

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 15:20


This week…


Catch Phrase
October 27th @ 7:11pm—10:00pm

We gather Halloween related words and see how many you can describe to your friends without saying them!  It’s on stage so the pressure is on!  Also, we start a new series called #YourStory where you get to tell your own story!

Next week…

MOVIE NIGHT/ VIDEO GAME TOURNAMENT

SATURDAY November 4th @ 7:11pm – 10:00pm
We have a conference for youth workers on Friday so we are moving our night to Saturday.  Come to hang out in the cage with tons of activities!

The following week…

Just Dance/Dance Central – DANCE OFF!!
Thursday, November 10th @ 7:11pm – 10:00pm
We just got the newest Just Dance 2018 and we are going to see who is the best dancer at youth by putting it on the screens in the youth room!  We had a blast last year so you don’t want to miss this!  We continue our home-grown series called #YourStory, where you get to tell the story of what God has done in your life!

In November…

Uprising Conference
November 17th-18th
Price: $55 Dollars
Join us for a 2 amazing days of worship, preaching and experiencing Jesus. Hundreds of youth will be in attendance this year along with great artists and speakers, but most importantly, will you be there?
Email me back!

MONTHLY CALENDAR

  Click here for this month’s calendar

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Here’s what’s happening this session!

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 14:22

A huge thank you for making 40 Days of Praise an unforgettable experience! Here’s a short clip of our last session, The Dancing Fool. Can’t wait to keep praising the Lord together each session!

Lesson 5 from Lisa Zeilstra on Vimeo.

Paint Night

November 9th at 7pm
Tickets – $20 each
Covers supplies and food for the event

Tickets go On Sale this Weekend after the Sunday Services!
Or purchase them this Wednesday at Women of Worth!

Book Study Options

Our next WOW Session goes from October 25th – December 13th.
Cost for this session is $15
(covers material, coffee, and other costs associated with WOW)

Wednesday October 25th
  • 9:30 – Sign in and grab a coffee
  • 9:40am – 10:00am – Worship In Chapel
  • 10:00am – 10:20am – Intro of Study Options & Coffee/Snack Break
  • 10:20am – 11:00am – Break into Small Groups to Connect

ChaZOwn

Do you wake up each day motivated by knowing exactly why you were created?
Enter: Chazown. Hebrew for “vision,” God wants to give His for you, and this book will reveal it! Living God’s dream will rock your world and align every area of your life!

  • 10Min Videos followed by discussion with material
  • Meeting Rooms: A1 & A2

No More Perfect Kids

Love Your Kids for Who They Are. Your kids are created in God’s image, not your own. Jill Savage and Kathy Koch will guide you in truly appreciating your kids. They will teach you how to study and become an expert on your children, because you cannot fully embrace them until you truly know them. One of the best gifts we as parents can give our children is to set them free to be all that God has created them to be!

  • Short 3 min video sessions followed by book discussion
  • Meeting Room: K1

The Grave Robber

If you long to see God work in miraculous ways in the life of your church, you will love the faith-building, life-giving message found in The Grave Robber. Join pastor and bestselling author Mark Batterson on a seven-week journey as he reveals the incredible power of the seven miraculous signs of Jesus found in the Gospel of John and walks us through the very spots where Jesus chose to reveal himself through these miraculous events.

  • 15 Min Videos followed by Discussion with Participant’s Guide
  • Meeting Room: Chapel

Perfect Love

We all want to be known and loved. Though we can experience deep relationships with others, there will always be a hole in our hearts for the perfect love of Christ. How do we pursue intimacy with an invisible God?

In six powerful sessions, author and Bible teacher Lisa Harper walks women through the Song of Solomon to answer those questions and more.

  • 20min Videos followed by Discussion with material.
  • Meeting Room: K2
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Oh Cannabis

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 16:29

When I was growing up in the 60’s, drug use, especially pot, was very common place. Everybody knew someone they could get some weed from if they wanted. Our high school was pretty clearly split between the ‘burnouts’ (pot smokers) and the “boozers” (underage drinkers). I never had much interest in the burnouts because they were so incredibly boring. They sat around in someones’s basement listening to Pink Floyd while getting baked. Every once in a while someone would say “Whoa… dude that David Gilmore is amazing”. That would be pretty much the most exciting moment of the night. The boozers on the other hand started out getting drunk in someones’s basement and then went out and did dangerous and stupid things. It was all fun and games until someone died a violent and gruesome death. Which actually did happen… but that is a blog for another day. If the boozers were losers, the burnouts were even bigger losers. Their grades were poor, they didn’t do sports, and they lacked motivation of any sort.

Before Justin Trudeau was elected Prime Minister, his party stated that they thought it would be an awesome idea to legalize marijuana. On the campaign trail Trudeau repeated the promise even (especially) when speaking to high school students. One of their stated reasons was to ‘protect young people’. But if you read the policy statement, the intention is not to stop them from smoking pot, but from getting a criminal record when they do. “Canada’s current system of marijuana prohibition does not work. It does not prevent young people from using marijuana and too many Canadians end up with criminal records for possessing small amounts of the drug.”  So we should not be surprised that the government’s new legislation for legalizing pot, Bill C45, provides a provision for children ages 12-17 to possess up to 5 grams of dried marijuana (Section 8(1)(c)). For reference, this would be enough for 10 average sized joints and to ensure that Little Johnny could remain stoned for the entire school day and have enough left over for some buzzed video gaming in the evening. Yes, I know that it will be illegal to sell marijuana to a minor, but if they are permitted to possess it, they will have no trouble procuring it.

I am tired of hearing the refrain that pot is a harmless recreation drug, and that it is safer than alcohol. Wow, what a ringing endorsement! The deleterious effects of pot on youth is no longer in question. It has been widely studied and the conclusions are always the same. Teens that smoke pot regularly suffer from brain defects and demonstrate cognitive impairment on a multitude of levels.  Here are some of the stats.

  • 60% less likely to finish High School than peers.
  • 18 times greater chance of becoming cannabis dependent.
  • 8 times more likely to use other illicit drugs in adulthood
  • 7 times more likely to attempt suicide
  • 6 % lower IQ scores

The intellectual deficits are minor compared to the emotional ones.

Speaking to the Saskatchewan Leader Post, Rand Teed a Canadian drug and alcohol educator and certified addictions counselor, explains the problem. He says marijuana use has permanent negative effects on youth brain development, particularly for emotional and social development. It causes young people to have problems learning how to manage their emotions, which makes them depend on drug use to help. “The perception is that we feel better, but the actuality is that we feel less,” Teed said.  He continued by stating that marijuana can affect how youth learn to handle life. By starting to smoke weed at the age of 12 or 13, it can make kids lose out on learning conflict management skills.“By the time you’re 17 or 18, you’re still stuck with the emotional tool kit of a 13 or 14-year-old and so everything seems to be more complicated, more stressful, more difficult.”  If this is what the science is telling us, it poses the big question: What good reason could there be to have an emerging generation jacked up on legally supplied government pot?

I can not help but think of Aldous Huxley’s A Brave New World.

When Huxley wrote BNW in 1934 he feared a future in which we would be controlled by those who let us have whatever we want. By contrast, fifteen years later George Orwell wrote 1984, in it he feared a dystopian future where the world would be controlled by those who would deprive us of pleasure and inflict pain on the population. There are certainly places in the world where an omnipotent leader rules with an iron fist, tightly regulating what his citizens can and cannot do.  Russia, Saudi Arabia and North Korea come to mind. And interestingly, Orwell’s 1984 shot up on Amazon’s bestseller list immediately after the last US election. Not sure what that was about? Orwell feared that what we dread will ruin us. Huxley feared that what we desire will ruin us. But the West today looks far more like Huxley’s version of the future than Orwell’s.

In 1949 after the release of Orwell’s 1984, Huxley sent him a letter thanking him for sending him a copy of the book. You see Huxley was Orwell’s former French teacher from years earlier at Eton College. After genuine congratulations on a well written novel, he continued that he really didn’t think all that “flogging and kicking them into obedience” was necessary to subdue a population. He believed his own book offered a more plausible version of the future, as all that was needed was to lead people into “loving their servitude”. The totalitarian rulers in Huxley’s book do this not by oppressing their citizens, but by giving them exactly what they want, or what they think they want —  the proverbial sex and drugs and rock ’n’ roll thus lulling them into a perpetual state of complacency. The World State (government) in BNW always made sure there was an abundant supply of a drug called Soma. It was a feel good drug that had “all the advantages of Christianity and alcohol; none of their defects.” The author argues that it was the best tool the government had for controlling its population. It sedates, calms, and most importantly distracts a person from realizing that there’s actually something very, very wrong—namely, that the citizens of the World State are enslaved.

Bill C45 makes one wonder if anyone at the top has ever read BNW. Or worse yet, that they have! Although Justin Trudeau may come across to some as the dopey metrosexual, he claims he is a voracious reader; “I am a massive reader, have been all my life, I read anything, and everything, in huge quantities. These days most of what I read are scholarly policy works and briefing papers, so listing my favourite fiction is really tough.” Are we being fooled by the smiling gladhander who is out and about putting to good use the considerable skill set that he gained as a former snowboard instructor and part time drama teacher? Just for the record, I do not think so! I am sure he feels they are genuinely trying to build a freer Canada where people can do what they want as long as it doesn’t hurt anybody else – which is the cornerstone belief of the secular humanistic worldview that both he, and his father before him, embrace.

Nevertheless I cannot think of a more misguided idea than to legalize pot in a time when people have already become profoundly complacent about the true freedoms that people before us fought so hard to secure. I loathe to think that we are heading towards a future where a doped up population will just bump through life indifferent to the fact that everyday they are becoming greater slaves to recreational drugs and, by consequence, an increasingly more powerful state.

Oh Canada?  Oh Cannabis, Oh my!

 

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Women of Worth

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 21:10

This is it!  The last session of 40 Days of Praise and the lesson is “The Dancing Fool” so get ready to get your Praise on!

After 40 Days of Praise…

Our next Session for Women of Worth Begins October 25, 2017, so watch for specific books options and more information in a newsletter by October 23. Books will be available for purchase the morning of Oct 25 during Women of Worth.

Women’s Ministry Presents Another Paint Night!

Join us November 9th at 7pm at Church of the Rock Winnipeg South Campus. Tickets are only $20 each, which covers the cost of all supplies and food for the evening! Purchase your ticket this Sunday after the services or at WOW on October 25th after the 40 Days of Praise Campaign.

 

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High School Ministry Weekly October 20th!

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 15:54


This week…


U-Puttz Thrill Zone
October 20th @ 6:45pm – 10:00pm
COST : 17 Dollars
Time to head out to one of the most entertaining places to be in Winnipeg with HSM youth group!  The price includes UNLIMITED sessions with Laser Tag, Mini Golf and Bumper Cars.  It’s something you’ll definitely want to bring all your friends to!
WAIVER FORMS NEEDED ATTACHED TO EMAIL.

Next week…

Catch Phrase
October 27th @ 7:11pm—10:00pm

We gather Halloween related words and see how many you can describe to your friends without saying them!  It’s on stage so the pressure is on!  Also, we start a new series called #YourStory where you get to tell your own story!

The following week…

MOVIE NIGHT/ VIDEO GAME TOURNAMENT

SATURDAY November 4th @ 7:11pm – 10:00pm
We have a conference for youth workers on Friday so we are moving our night to Saturday.  Come to hang out in the cage with tons of activities!

In November…

Uprising Conference
November 17th-18th
Price: $55 Dollars
Join us for a 2 amazing days of worship, preaching and experiencing Jesus. Hundreds of youth will be in attendance this year along with great artists and speakers, but most importantly, will you be there?
Email me back!

MONTHLY CALENDAR

  Click here for this month’s calendar

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Uputtz Entertainment **Note time & cost – Threshold Jr Oct 18

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 15:29
Click here to view online or to leave a comment.

 

THIS WEEK

U-Puttz Entertainment
****6:15pm to 9:25pm – COST $17**

UNLIMITED Mini-Golf, Laser Tag & Bumper Cars.
Meet @ Church
Waiver forms needed here
churchoftherock.ca/thresholdjr-forms

Note: There is a cafe & arcade for extra $$ if desired.

Wednesday Oct. 18, 2017
6:15 p.m. – 9:25 p.m.
Church of the Rock
Cost: $17


NEXT WEEK

Catch-Phrase
+ Measure Up Pt 1

How many words can you get your friends to say without saying them?
Come and win a prize!
Also we start a brand new series called Measure Up!

Wednesday Oct. 25, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Church of the Rock
Cost: FREE
 

 

MEET OUR SPONSOR CHILD!

Each week we collect an offering
for our sponsor child Simon
& for other missions projects

 

MONTHLY CALENDAR

Click here for this month’s calendar

 

If you no longer wish to receive these emails, please reply and say “Unsubscribe” (DO NOT click on the “Unsubscribe” link below).

Church of the Rock 1397 Buffalo Place Winnipeg, MB R3T 1L6 Phone: (204)261-0070 or 1-877-700-ROCK (7625) Email: tim@churchoftherock.ca (Tim Hamm)

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High School Ministry Weekly October 13th!

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:08


This week…

Box Of Lies
October 13th @ 7:11pm-10:00pm
Are you good at lying? Can you make the truth sound dishonest?  Test your abilities with this crazy fun game as you and a friend decide to tell the TRUTH or a LIE!  We will also be continuing with our 40 Days of Praise series – week four!

Next week…

U-Puttz Thrill Zone
October 20th @ 6:45pm – 10:00pm
COST : 17 Dollars
Time to head out to one of the most entertaining places to be in Winnipeg with HSM youth group!  The price includes UNLIMITED sessions with Laser Tag, Mini Golf and Bumper Cars.  It’s something you’ll definitely want to bring all your friends to!
WAIVER FORMS NEEDED:
COTR WAIVER FORM: CLICK HERE
UPUTTZ FORM: CLICK HERE

The following week…

Catch Phrase
October 27th @ 7:11pm—10:00pm

We gather Halloween related words and see how many you can describe to your friends without saying them!  It’s on stage so the pressure is on!  Also, we start a new series called #YourStory where you get to tell your own story!

In November…

Uprising Conference
November 17th-18th
Price: $55 Dollars
Join us for a 2 amazing days of worship, preaching and experiencing Jesus. Hundreds of youth will be in attendance this year along with great artists and speakers, but most importantly, will you be there?
Email me back!

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Box of Lies – Threshold Jr Oct 11

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 16:56
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THIS WEEK

Box of Lies
+ 40 Days of Praise Pt 4

Are you good at lying? Can you make the truth sound dishonest? Test your abilities with this crazy fun game as you and a friend decide to tell the TRUTH or a LIE!

Wednesday Oct. 11, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Church of the Rock
Cost: FREE
 


NEXT WEEK

U-Puttz Entertainment
****6:15pm to 9:25pm – COST $17**

UNLIMITED Mini-Golf, Laser Tag & Bumper Cars.
Meet @ Church
Waiver forms needed here
churchoftherock.ca/thresholdjr-forms

Note: There is a cafe & arcade for extra $$ if desired.

Wednesday Oct. 18, 2017
6:15 p.m. – 9:25 p.m.
Church of the Rock
Cost: $17

 

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Each week we collect an offering
for our sponsor child Simon
& for other missions projects

 

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Parenting Teens Online Class: Thoughts on Praying for your Teenager

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 17:33

Dear Parents,

Hope you are a good parent today.

Now what if that was all that I put in this email to you? Just that one sentence. Nothing else. No encouragement, no insights, no nothing other than that sentence!

I imagine you would think I was either a poor communicator or I just don’t really care. Or it could say that I don’t think you are really listening anyway so why bother?

And that is how we often talk to God. That is how our teens will talk to Him if we don’t teach them differently! When your teenager was a toddler, it was sweet to see them clasp their little hands as they whispered prayers to our Heavenly Father. But sometimes those very same hands are clenched in fists that are shaken at a seemingly distant God.

Before we start this process of teaching our teens how to pray, let me encourage you to look at your own prayer life and ask yourself this question. “Do I really believe God not only hears me but also cares enough to answer?”

It is next to impossible to teach your teenager that they can take their deepest cares and concerns to God if you don’t know the answer to that question!

Check out this month’s Online Parenting Class Video on praying for your teenager:

https://goo.gl/YqVbZv

 

I Peter 3:12 says, “For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their prayer…”

Teaching your teenager how to pray…I truly believe that this is one of the greatest gifts we can give our teenagers.

Prayer is powerful! It allows your teenager to feel heard when they mostly just feel isolated! It teaches them how to create a stronger relationship with God! And it truly addresses an issue that is vital to a teenager with which they can truly relate!

Communication!

Isn’t that what our teens are all about anyways? From texting to tweeting to snapchatting, it’s all about communication. What greater gift is there than to teach them how to communicate with their Creator?

  • Pray with them when you drop them off at school or before they leave the house.
  • Pray with them when they are struggling.
  • Let them pray with you when you are dealing with issues at work. Allowing them to see your vulnerability will teach them that you place great value in prayer.
  • Talk, talk, talk with them about how they view prayer.
  • Create a family prayer list that is completely confidential which will also create trust within your family!
  • Teach them what to do when God seems to say “No” or even “Wait”.

I believe that prayer is about so much more than taking your wants and needs to a great big God! I believe He gave us prayer to encourage relationship and trust and confidence! Any relationship would be considered empty if there wasn’t time spent talking and listening.

Let’s teach our teens how to talk and listen to the One who knows them completely.

Tweetable Thoughts

  • Our Father who art in heaven…#Lordsprayer
  • Ask your teen for 3 things you can prayer for them today!
  • “His ears are attentive to their prayers…”I Peter 3:12 #promises
  • Prayer is a gift. Make sure you know how to use it!
  • Prayer is the most important communication of all! #prayforyourteen
  • Ask your teen how they would define prayer.
  • “To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breath.” Martin Luther
  • Praying is simple but often not easy!
  • Ask your teen to pray for 3 things for you today! #vulnerability
  • Ask Him, just ask Him. #Heiswaiting

Feel free to forward this email to other parents of teenagers and have them email me if they would like to join our online parenting class.

 If you want to see previous issues you can view them here:  http://blog.churchoftherock.ca/tag/parenting-teens-online-class

Tim Hamm – Threshold Jr (Grade 6-8) – tim@churchoftherock.ca
Mathew Povey – High School Ministry (Grade 9-12) – mathew@churchoftherock.ca

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