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Mean Street: Sandy's Story

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Mean Street received this amazing letter and wanted to share it with you: To The Mean Street Ministry: Thank you for bringing light into one of the darkest moments of my life. If you had not come to my motel door, my husband and I would probably not be here today. My name is Sandy Anderson and my husband and I are so grateful for the food, prayer and God's love tha...

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Romania Outreach News

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SUMMER MISSION TRIP         Eight participants will take part in a Mission Trip to Romania July 10-21.  The group will travel to Cluj, which is where the scholarship program is coordinated.  They will visit the World Vision Romania facility and meet with select students who have been sponsored through the program.  Several Community...

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Clear Creek Rock House

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3 of 8 Clear Creek Kids Honored were Rock House Kids!! On April 30th, the Mayors of Idaho Springs and Georgetown and the Clear Creek County Commissioners presented their annual “Mayors and Commissioners” Youth Award to eight deserving kids who have overcome adversity to achieve excellence.  They scour the county for applicants and deserving high school ki...

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Clear Creek Rock House

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Expanding Horizons in the Winter with their Mentors!Over the years, we at the Rock House, have learned how valuable it is to get our kids out of their comfort zone and stretch them to learn persistence and become proficient at things that are inherently difficult especially in cold environments. Watching them overcome these obstacles, and eventually become good enough to e...

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Romania Scholarship News

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Did you catch the article on Rockland’s Romanian mission work in the March 1 edition of Canyon Courier? Bob and Kitty Ehret were interviewed by author Corinne Westman about our outreach in Romania, most specifically the scholarship partnership we have with World Vision Romania. She wrote about the history of the program and what drew the Ehrets to not only support t...

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Our Role in God's Miracles

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The Amazing story of Tanzania This month the Rockland dollar bill program is earmarked for the Tanzania program, and you have GOT to hear how our ministry there is changing people’s lives and showing the love of Christ! The short answer is that we are making a huge difference and God is performing amazing and heartwarming miracles in the lives of Tanzanians. What we...

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Down and Out and Deceived

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A young family entered the shelter, cold and unsure. They are desperate and don’t know where to turn. “We were sent here by the Volunteers of America,” she tells me not sure that they will be allowed to stay since they weren’t pre-registered. I assure them that they are welcome to stay and I can see the tension drain from their shoulders. As they s...

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Valuing Education in Tanzania

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Maasai Girls Participate in Graduation from MWEDO Girls’ Secondary School Four years ago, six Tanzanian girls set their goals to graduate successfully from secondary school with the support of their sponsors from Rockland. Dorcus, Judith, Miriam, Anna, Upendo, and Joyce realized their dream last month as they took part in the graduation ceremony at MWEDO Girls&rsquo...

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Do You Know Mean Street?

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What happens when the snow falls, the temperature drops and you are living in your car in the parking lot at Wal-Mart…and your kids are with you? That is just one of the many problems Mean Street is faced with on a continuous uphill slope when they are involved with Family Rescue…and it is family, as 60 percent of the clientele at Mean Street are kids. In the...

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Pastor Jim Visits the Rock House-Emily's Story

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In November, Pastor Jim visited the Rock House for the first time to get a better understanding of its mission and met the Executive Director Cheryl Holmberg, some board members, and spent time with one of the Rock House kids – Emily. Jim saw the facility and learned about the programs that the Rock House offers and the goals and philosophy of operation, but the hig...

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Mean Street Ministry

Mean Street

Summer is over and with it our mission trip groups. Soon it will be cold and dark on Colfax, but in that darkness the motels will be full of people trying to stay warm through the winter. There is never a season when God is not needed on the streets, but if there’s a season He is needed most, it’s winter. Volunteers at Mean Street will put on as many layers as...

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Tanzania: "Plastah!"

The Plaster House is a home in Arusha that enables children, from all over Tanzania, to recover after they have had corrective surgery- orthopedic surgery, plastic surgery or neurosurgery- for a disability. Rockland has participated in the Story of “Plastah” through the contribution of the water supply when the new facility was built and through continuing sup...

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Clear Creek Rock House

Thank you Rockland Family for your generous support for the Rock House. We use every penny to provide experiences to our ‘at risk’ kids of Clear Creek County… recently took the mentees down to Denver to cook and serve dinner at the Ronald McDonald house. Community service events are an important part of the mentor program as it teaches the joy of giving ...

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Romania Missions

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Twelve Students Sponsored for "I want to be in ninth grade."...

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Why Is Rockland a Missional Church?

Have you wondered if Rockland is missional church? The answer is a definite and resounding YES, and here's why. Not only that, here's an invitation for you to get involved....

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