This Week: May 24th, 2020

As our church family gathers to worship together in person again, we need to pause and remember why we have freedom to do so.  This simple act of worshiping together in peace is secured by the men and women who sacrificed their lives in defense of our country.   In many places in the world, Christianity is considered criminal and sometimes punishable by death.   While there are many things in our country today that seek to divide us, we should be united in the gratitude for the freedoms we have.   We thank those that have served and those that continue to do so, ready to answer the call to defend their country when needed.

This Week's Sermon

May 24th, 2020 - As we welcome our Rockvale CP Church family back to worshiping together in the sanctuary, we are reminded by Pastor Jonathan of the importance of the gift that was left for us by the risen Christ.   The same gift that bonds us all together, even when we are not in the same building.   In scripture today, we see the disciples watching Jesus ascend with a promise that while He is gone for now, he will leave behind something that will make us better witnesses for Him until he returns.   God didn't just leave us the example of Christ.  He left us the Holy Spirit, the power of Christ.  Pastor Jonathan points out that Jesus' ministry didn't begin until the Holy Spirit had descended on him.  And, just as Christ showed, the Holy Spirit can be used in amazing ways to impact our lives as well as the lives of others.

Acts 1: 1-11

Online Giving

Rockvale Cumberland Presbyterian Church is pleased to announce the opportunity for our church family and friends to tithe securely online.   You can use your credit card, debit card or bank account to securely tithe a love offering or give to our church's ministries such as to our youth program or our building maintenance fund.   You can also use the service's app on your Apple or Android device to give.   If  you chose to do so, you may also select the option to cover the fees the church is assessed for each transaction.  Click the button below to make your offering and thank you.

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This Week's Church Sign Sermon

Inspirational wisdom can come from the simplest of things.   So here we offer just a little Jesus as you drive by.   We'd love to have you in for a visit.

Who We Are

Rockvale Cumberland Presbyterian Church has been a landmark in Rockvale Tennessee since 1889 at a simpler time when church was an integral part of the community.   Church members were family that leaned on each other in times of struggle and celebrated together in times of joy.   This spirit lives on in our diverse congregation bound together by a love for Christ and for one another.   Our motto is simple, 'Whosoever will, is welcome - just as you are', in the manner as Christ said 'Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.'   We hope to see you this Sunday morning.

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