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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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Overheard by the Church Mouse

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…Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better, I’s not. – Dr. Seuss 10 year-old Kaia was sitting next to her grandmother, Jelayne Jorgenson, as they listened to the choir at Sunday morning worship service. Kaia kept starring at Tom Hobson, a choir member who was wearing dark glasses. Tom has an eye injury and must wear...

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A Note to Wrap Proverbs

One last effort to help Proverbs come alive for us all... Shakespeare had couplets, Solomon (and the other authors of poetic Hebrew literature like Proverbs) had couplets, triplets, quadruplets and more. In this style of literature, the different lines of poetry act in parallel to teach the one truth. This is called 'parallelism': when two or more lin...

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Trusting and Praying

Enjoy this week's email from Penny McDonald, the elder who works with Outreach. This month, we have been focusing on Proverbs and one my favorites is Proverbs 3:5-6. Trust in the Lord with all your heart,and do not lean on your own understanding.In all your ways acknowledge him,and he will make straight your paths. Scripture has been a compass for my life, and this part...

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Facing a Loss? Stephen Ministry Can Help

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Our Stephen Ministry serves those who are mourning losses of many kinds, such as the live of a loved one, a job, health or simply a life that you once had and will have no more....

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Proverbs 1

I'm writing this email on my wedding anniversary, and as we kick off a series on the wisdom of Proverbs, I thought it might be good to share some relationship wisdom I've received over the past 10, no wait, 22, no, hang on (looking it up)....the 18 years that I have been married. 1) Marriage first, kids and job second. The greatest gift we can give our children is a hea...

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Proverbs 2

Have you ever said something and as soon as you said it wished you could take it back? I have a...um...friend who, quite unfortunately, has had plenty of times where he has said something and then realized it was awful. I...I mean 'he'... tried hard to mask it with a quick "just kidding" and he hoped that everyone laughed and never talked about how rude it was. Man, that ...

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He.Is.Risen

Tomb, thou shalt not hold Him longer;Death is strong, but Life is stronger;Stronger than the dark, the light;Stronger than the wrong, the right;Faith and Hope triumphant say,Christ will rise on Easter Day.-Phillips Brooks He is Risen indeed.Happy Easter. Jim Gribnitz, Lead Pastor Join us for our new sermon series starting this week!...

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Family Night with Peter Nestler

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Easter is Upon Us!

This Sunday is THE Sunday. It is the day we celebrate the most important event in all of history, the resurrection of Christ showing His victory over death and sin. You know what makes that time even more meaningful? Knowing more of the story of the time leading up to it. Why does a championship in any sport feel so sweet? It is not just winning one game: it is the build ...

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