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Balancing Act

{Part 2}

Building Balance in My Life Mark Evans, Senior Pastor

September 19 - 20 Thank You for Loving Me Blessed Assurance Forever Reign


Building a life of balance seems to be an impossible goal for many. But it really is attainable. Today we are going to learn some principles that will work to help us maintain a proper perspective to live with daily. These are keys that will help us think through the process of how to keep our life in order. I would like to welcome all our first time guests and ask you to stop by one of our Information Pavilions located in the Town Square. There you will receive a gift we have for you. Blessings!

MARK EVANS

Mark

SENIOR PASTOR www.pastormarkevans.com

Balancing Act

{Part 2}

Building Balance in My Life Mark Evans, Senior Pastor

September 19 - 20, 2010 I. The Benefits of Balance L ________________________________ I ________________________________ F ________________________________ E ________________________________

II.

Building Blocks for Balance 1. Accept ________________________________. “I have learned that everything has limits…” Psalms 119:96 (GN) “Our time is limited. You (God) have given us only so many months to live and have set limits we cannot go beyond.” Job 14:5 (NCV)

2. Expect ________________________________. “In this world you will have trouble.” John 16:33 (NIV) “A prudent person foresees difficulties ahead and takes precautions: the simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences.” Proverbs 22:3 (LB)


Whose Life Are You Running For? Participate in the 17th Annual Komen Arkansas Race for the Cure�and show everyone whose life you are running for. Race day is Saturday, October 16. You can register on-line at www.komenarkansas.org, under the team name Church at Rock Creek with a $26.00 entry fee. Brunch will be served at 11:00AM in the Student Building. Deadline for Rock Creek Team registration is October 1st in order to have your T-shirt mailed to you. More details on the Race will be available later.

COMMUNITY

impact day

Church-wide Community Impact Day at the Little Rock Zoo in conjunction with St. Mark’s Church on Saturday, October 2, 8 am – 12 pm. We need 100’s of volunteers to clean buildings, trim bushes, wash windows, paint railings, mow and weed-eat, and pressure wash sidewalks. If you can help out on this day, please write “Zoo” on your welcome envelope.

Church Endowment Seminar September 19th 1:30PM - 2:30PM Back of the Worship Center

al impact. Christians leave legacies in many ways that often provide perpetu al income perpetu provide help can y ministr for Specifically, financial legacies 1:30PM in the in accomplishing God’s work. Join us on September 19th at leave a financial can ual individ an how r discove to Center p back of the Worshi If you plan ment. Endow Creek Rock at legacy to the newly established Church your envelope and of back the on r Semina ment Endow write please attend, to Paul Truett at drop it in the offering bucket. For more information contact ptruett@churchatrockcreek.com

The Women’s Ministry needs volunteers to pick up donations from Rock Creek and deliver them to the Women & Children First Building on a weekly basis. If you are interested, please contact Mary Millard at mmillard@churchatrockcreek.com PARENT MEETING

TODAY AT 1:30 FOR ALL

NEW BREAKOUT AND

KID’S QUEST

PARENTS 531 is our weekly gathering for High School Students 9th-12th grade. Every Sunday night from 5:31 pm-7:30 pm at the Student Building. 531 is a relaxed environment where students can experience great worship, fun competition, relevant teaching, and get connected into a life group. Verve is our weekly gathering for Middle School Students 6th-8th grade. Every Sunday morning from 10:30 am-12:00 pm at the Student Building. Verve is a fun, exciting and incredible environment that is real, relevant, and relational; an environment where Middle School Students can experience lasting change for a life-time of spiritual significance.

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We currently have 19 children and 18 mothers staying safe and sound in our shelter-and we couldn’t do it without the support of each and every one of you! The September Wish List is prioritized starting with our greatest need.

7 PM THURSDAY • SEPTEMBER 30TH

TICKET OUTLETS www.iTickets.com 1-800-965-9324

1. CLOSETMAID Cubical Fabric Storage Bins from Target 2. All-Purpose spray cleaner & small containers of bleach (3 quarts or smaller) 3. Food Storage Containers with lids (new or gently used) 4. Canned Pineapple & Peaches 5. Umbrellas 6. Candy (Individually wrapped) 7. Toilet Paper 8. Balls, jump ropes and other sporty items for the playground 9. Adult Ladies Tennis shoes (only!)

The clothes closet is doing well at this time, no clothes other than ladies tennis shoes are needed. Please drop your donations off at the barrels in the Town Square that are marked Women and Children First. Thank you and God Bless!

Dave Ramsey EntreLeadership 1 Day Seminar - Simulcast

November 5, 2010 at the Church at Rock Creek from 8:00 am - 2:30 pm. Cost will be $39. Who do you want in your business? Entrepreneurs or Leaders? Dave Ramsey has discovered a third type of person you should want to hire and develop… an EntreLeader. This is someone who has the drive and motivation of an entrepreneur, and the strength and vision of a leader. So how do you develop these types of people? EntreLeadership combines the innovative spirit of an entrepreneur with the passion and drive of a leader. With this training, you can: Transform Your Business and Business in our Community, Provide Networking Opportunities, and Impact Relationships. This simulcast will be hosted for the Little Rock area right here at The Church At Rock Creek. You can register ONLY by going to the website at: www.daveramsey.com/entreleadership/events and look for the simulcast registration in the lower right hand area of the page and enter your zip code.

Women’s Dinner, ship Music and Fellow Join us on October 21st from 6:30-8:00PM to hear our featured speaker, Regina Dettra! You can check Regina out at www.reginadettra.com. Register for childcare at the aquarium. Food will be provided for the children. Write LIFT on the back of your envelope or call the church office at 225.8684 to sign up. Deadline to register for childcare is Monday, October 11.

Life Connections - Women’s Bible Study JONAH – Navigating a Life Interrupted by Priscilla Shirer Beginning October 6 from 9:00 am -11:30 am. The Cost is $12 for the study workbook which you will receive on October 6. Dive into the study of Jonah and discover that what you see as an interruption may truly be God’s divine invitation to a life so much bigger than you can imagine.

Childcare $3 for 1 child, $5 for 2 or more children. Childcare has been extended to September 20th, register for childcare at the aquarium. For registration contact Shannon Wilson at tsblwilson@sbcglobal.net . Deadline for regular registration is Sept. 20th.


CHILDREN PRESCHOOL SEPTEMBER CURRICULUM: This month Preschoolers will be learning how God Loves Me! Memory Verse: “Nothing can separate us from God’s love.” Romans 8:39, NIV GRADE SCHOOL SEPTEMBER CURRICULUM: This month the Grade School classes will be learning about Respect: Showing others they are important by what you say and do. STUDENTS “VERVE” IS FOR 6TH - 8TH GRADE STUDENTS: VERVE will happen every Sunday from 10:30am - 12:00pm at the Student Building. “531” IS FOR 9TH - 12TH GRADE STUDENTS: It happens every Sunday night at 5:31pm at the Student Ministry building.

3. Put ________________________________. “Only someone too stupid to find his way home would wear himself out with work.” Ecclesiastes 10:15 (GN)

4. Cut back ________________________________. “Everything is permissible for me – but not everything is beneficial.” 1 Corinthians 6:12(NIV)

5. Do ________________________________. “… We were under great pressure, far beyond our ability to endure… As it turned out, it was the best thing that could have happened. Instead of trusting in our own strength or wits to get out of it, we were forced to trust God totally – not a bad idea since He’s the God who raises the dead!” 2 Corinthians 1:8-9 (NIV/Mes)


ROCK CREEK’Slo pm en t pr oc es s lif e de ve

process

churchatrockcre ek.com/life-development-

1ST BASE: ROOKIE CLASS

NEXT CLASS: SEPTEMBER 26TH, 2 PM

Rock Creek’s founder and senior pastor, Mark Evans, meets with this class. You’ll have the opportunity to join the church.

2ND BASE: SPRING TRAINING CLASS Spring Training Class meets with Teaching

NEXT CLASS: NOVEMBER 11TH, 6 PM (IN WORSHIP CENTER)

Pastor Greg Kirksey, and is designed to help you continue to grow in your relationship with Christ.

3RD BASE: ALL STARS CLASS

This class is taught by Pastor Wayne Slay and is designed to help you identify the areas of gifting in your life that you most enjoy.

HALL OF FAME CLASS

The Hall of Fame Class is the final class and is led by Pastor Mike Grober and will lead you toward the most thrilling experience you can have in life.

NEXT CLASS: TBA

NEXT CLASS: NOVEMBER 16TH, 6 PM (IN CARE CENTER)

SIGN UP FOR A CLASS BY WRITING THE CLASS NAME ON THE BACK OF YOUR WELCOME ENVELOPE. YOU CAN ALSO REGISTER ONLINE AT: CHURCHATROCKCREEK.COM/LIFE-DEVELOPMENT-PROCESS. Childcare is available for infants through 5th grade, for all of the Life Development classes. Registration is required, and you may register at the aquarium desk in the children’s area. There is no cost for the Rookie Class, but there is a $3.00 charge for one child or $5.00 for two or more children for the other classes.

ROCK CREEK MINISTRIES

For a complete list of all our ministries visit churchatrockcreek.com/ministries.

ROCK CREEK LIVE STREAMING

CHURCHATROCKCREEK.COM/LIVE

“TAKING JESUS AS HE IS TO PEOPLE AS THEY ARE.”

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Balancing Act (Part 2)