A Benediction

A Benediction

ben·e·dic·tion late Middle English: via Old French from Latin benedictio(n-), from benedicere ‘wish well, bless,’ from bene ‘well’ + dicere ‘say.’ the utterance or bestowing of a blessing, especially at the end of a religious service. a devout or formal invocation of...
Superheroes

Superheroes

Last week, we had over 100 children come into our church for Vacation Bible School. It is definitely holy chaos when children are all over the building playing and learning together. Our theme for the week was Hero Central. We were Superheroes for the week! We taught...
CARITAS Ministry at RRCB

CARITAS Ministry at RRCB

Spring Cleaning for CARITAS As people of faith, we are called to share with those in need. Several years ago, this calling led the Robert Smart Sunday School Class to sponsor a furniture drive through our long-time mission partner CARITAS, a faith-based organization...
A Non-Stop Week of Excitement

A Non-Stop Week of Excitement

Energy, Music, Movement, High Fives from young adult staffers – that was our greeting to morning worship at PASSPORT Youth Mission Camp in Danville, Virginia for five mornings in June. I was honored to be a chaperone for our River Road youth. It was exhilarating for...
Palm Sunday & Easter with Children

Palm Sunday & Easter with Children

Palm Sunday & Easter Egg Hunts Our children began our Palm Sunday worship service with leading the Palm Processional. This reenacted the story of the crowd meeting Jesus in Jerusalem, and began Holy Week. The day concluded with our Easter Egg Hunts after worship....
Staff Spotlight: Michael Christian

Staff Spotlight: Michael Christian

Note: This is a new series of posts aimed at helping you get to know your church staff in a more personal way. We hope you enjoy! If you’ve seen a new face around the hallways, your eyes are not deceiving you. We welcomed Michael Christian to the building support...