Exciting news! We will resume on-campus weekend worship services on June 20/21. This will also be the Grand Opening of our new worship center! See updates below.
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ADULT WORSHIP SERVICE

Livestream

While we will not be meeting on campus this weekend, join us for our livestream during all four of our new normal service times.

Saturday @ 3:00pm & 5:00pm

Sunday @ 9:00am & 11:00am


Lose The Fight | Part 2

Daniel Goulding | 05/30/2020

Big Idea

Conflict doesn't have to be destructive. it can be constructive

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Proverbs 27:17

17 As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.

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Philippians 2:1-5

1 Is there any encouragement from belonging to Christ? Any comfort from his love? Any fellowship together in the Spirit? Are your hearts tender and compassionate? 2 Then make me truly happy by agreeing wholeheartedly with each other, loving one another, and working together with one mind and purpose.

3 Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves. 4 Don’t look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too.

5 You must have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had.

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Ephesians 4:14-16

14 Then we will no longer be immature like children. We won’t be tossed and blown about by every wind of new teaching. We will not be influenced when people try to trick us with lies so clever they sound like the truth. 15 Instead, we will speak the truth in love, growing in every way more and more like Christ, who is the head of his body, the church. 16 He makes the whole body fit together perfectly. As each part does its own special work, it helps the other parts grow, so that the whole body is healthy and growing and full of love.

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Conclusion

The goal is reconciliation, not retaliation.

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WHAT'S HAPPENING

Grand Opening/Regathering

June 20 | 3:00 PM

Exciting news! We will resume on-campus weekend worship services on June 20/21. This will also be the Grand Opening of our new worship center! We will be releasing more details about various events and gatherings leading up to this amazing weekend in the next week, so be sure and keep an eye on our social media and e-mail communication!

Rock Point Coffee Co.

Did you hear the news? Rock Point Church has a coffee shop, Rock Point Coffee Co., and it was created just for you... 

Rock Point Coffee Co. will officially be OPEN for business daily from 6:00am - 8:00pm starting Monday, June 15. 

Because we are committed to pointing people to Jesus, we recognize that good conversations almost always happen over a good cup of coffee. We decided that creating a space where our community could connect throughout the week would be a huge win in helping to build relationships. We hope that Rock Point Coffee Co. becomes your go-to coffee shop.?

Blood Drive

June 13 | 7:00 AM

Donating blood is a great way to be the church in our community. Nationally, there is currently a blood shortage, and as the church, we want to step up and help this situation. Rock Point will be hosting a blood drive on campus on Saturday, June 13. Your safety is our top concern. You are welcome to wear a mask before arriving, and we will have hand sanitizing stations set up as well as provide space for proper social distancing.?

Membership Dessert

May 30 | 6:30 PM

Make your own favorite dessert and join us online. We believe every Christian should belong to a local church and take ownership of the mission of the church. Our mission is to point people to Jesus by loving them like Jesus. A Committed Member of Rock Point is one who KNOWs Jesus personally, GROWs in biblical community, and GOes and lives intentionally with their time, talent, treasure, and testimony. Joining Rock Point by becoming a Committed Member changes your narrative from “Rock Point is the church I attend.” to “Rock Point is the church  I am committed to!” Membership Dessert is step two of our membership process. Step one is participating in our WE ARE ROCK POINT class.

Let's Move Mountains (Women's Class)

June 2 - June 23, Tuesdays @ 9:00am-10:00 and 6:30pm-7:30pm

"Truly I say to you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there,' and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you." Matthew 17:20b

In this study we will journey through some of the mountains women face: offense, guilt, fear, and insecurity, and learn to move them by faith. We will dive into scripture studying people who faced these mountains like Joseph, Simon Peter, Esther, and Moses. We invite you to journey with us for four weeks starting June 2020.

Text Message Daily Devos

Join us every weekday morning as a Rock Point staff member spiritually encourages us in the Word of God. Text the word ROCKPOINT to 33222 to sign up!

#bethechurch

In these crazy times, we are still called to be the church. 

To give you some ideas of what this looks like, we’ve put together some practical ideas of how we can continue to be the church while we can’t meet in person.

Baptism

Our next baptism celebration is happening on Grand Opening Weekend at each of our four services in our brand new baptismal! If you’ve put your faith in Jesus, and want to take this next step, we’d love to be a part of it.

KIDS

Online Experience

In order to help Rock Point Kids continue learning about the saving message of Christ, we have created an online worship experience! Take some time to watch the videos with your family.

NURSERY - PRE-K

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Coin Counting

WHAT YOU NEED: Ten paper plates or paper circles.

WHAT YOU DO:

Write the numbers 1-10 on the center of each plate. Hide the plates around the room. Encourage your child to look for all ten plates. When all of the plates have been found, assist your child in counting the ‘coins’

DISCUSS:

Talk to your child about what happens when we misplace/lose something important to us. Talk about how we search everywhere until we find what we are looking for. Remind your child that in the Bible story, the woman lost a coin and she searched her entire house until she found it. Remind your child that the woman celebrated with her friends when she found her lost coin.

WHAT YOU SAY:

“The woman in the Bible story searched and searched and was SO happy when she found the coin. It was special her! And guess what? YOU are special to God because God loves you."

Celebration Parade

WHAT YOU NEED: Musical instruments.

WHAT YOU DO:

Gather your family and provide everyone with a musical instrument. (Musical instruments can be toy instruments or homemade instruments). Ask one adult to be the conductor and everyone else to participate in the parade. Explain that when the conductor raises up their hands everyone will march around (in a line, if possible) playing their instruments and when the conductor lowers their hands everyone will freeze and stop playing their instruments. Repeat until each person has had a chance to be the conductor.

DISCUSS:

Ask your child if they remember what the woman did when she found her lost coin? Explain to your child that she was so excited when she found her coin that she called all of her friends to celebrate.

WHAT YOU SAY:

“The woman in the Bible story searched and searched and was SO happy when she found the coin. It was special her! And guess what? YOU are special to God because God loves you."

Together

WHAT YOU NEED: No supplies needed.

WHAT YOU DO:

Have all family members who are participating hold hands. Repeat the memory verse together a few times.

DISCUSS:

Remind your child that God made them specially and that nothing can separate us from God’s love.

WHAT YOU SAY:

“Nothing at all can separate us from God’s love. Romans 8:39”

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KINDERGARTEN - GRADE 3

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PRAYER

WHAT YOU NEED: Paper, pencils.

WHAT YOU DO:

  • Ask your child to think about something they want to talk to God about. It could be anything from asking Him for help getting along with siblings over the summer to asking Him to help them have faith to believe in Jesus.
  • Encourage kids to write or draw their prayer requests on their pieces of paper.
  • Give your child a few seconds to pray silently for their requests.
  • Close with the prayer below.

WHAT YOU SAY:

“Heavenly Father, thank You for the faith stories of those who came before us. Thank you for sending Your one and only Son to Earth to show us who You are. Help us to get to know Him more through the faith of others and the things we can see. We love You. In Jesus’ name, amen.”

DISCUSSION

WHAT YOU DO:

  • Which one of the Bible stories today reminded you of your own faith: Abraham, Moses, or the prophets? Jesus’ friends and disciples?
  • How can you know Jesus is real even though you’ve never seen Him?
  • What’s something you see around you that helps you know God is real?
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PRETEEN

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FAITH CHARADES

WHAT YOU NEED: Small slips of paper and pencils.

WHAT YOU DO:

  • Give your child paper and pencils.
  • Ask your child to write down BIG things they know are real even though they have never seen them in person: a million dollars, Mt. Everest, orca whale, space station, the whole earth, world’s biggest pancake (50 feet!), Empire State Building, a tank, the Sahara, an aircraft carrier, a larger-than-life sports celebrity, the White House, etc.
  • Once they’ve done that, ask your child to pick one of the things they wrote down and act it out.
  • You will guess what you are “seeing”.
  • After this, if you would like to, you can come up with something and act it out while your child guesses.

WHAT YOU SAY:

“There are many things that we believe in without seeing them. How do you know that these things exist? (invite answers - I’ve seen pictures or movies, people who have seen them have told me about them, etc.). “While we don’t have any pictures or movies of things that happened in the Bible, or of Jesus here on earth, we do have true stories written by people who knew Jesus. We have many people in our church who have learned to know Jesus in other ways. What are some ways that you can discover who Jesus is? (Read the Bible; talk to other people who believe in Jesus; pray.) “There are a lot of ways that you can know Jesus even though you’ve never seen Him.”

DISCUSSION

  • If we can’t see Jesus, how do we know He’s real?
  • What would you tell someone who doesn’t believe God or Jesus exists?
  • What do we see around us that helps us know God is real?
  • When you have doubts about your faith, who can you talk to?
  • What if you haven’t figured out what you believe or what kind of faith you have? Is that okay? What can you do to start or continue figuring that out?

Salvation Parent Conversation Guide

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YOUTH

Rock Point YTH

Rock Point YTH is our ministry for Grades 6 through 12. YTH is one family, focused on community, driven by the opportunity to reach their generation for Christ.


YOUNG ADULTS

Rock Point Young Adults

Ages 18-25

Whether you are in college, entering the work force, starting a family, or still trying to figure things out, we have a place for you.

We aim to provide Christ-centered community, develop biblical disciples, and share the gospel of Jesus Christ with as many people as possible.

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SAY YES TO JESUS!

Yes to Jesus!

The decision to "say yes" to Jesus is the most important one you will ever make! We want to provide you with a clear understanding of what a relationship with Jesus means.

If you have said yes to Jesus, we would love to celebrate with you and give you some resources to help you get started in your relationship with Jesus! Please complete our YES TO JESUS form to let us know.

CLASSES

Classes.

  • Membership Dessert

    May 30 | 6:30pm | ONLINE ONLY

    Make your own favorite dessert and join us online. We believe every Christian should belong to a local church and take ownership of the mission of the church. Our mission is to point people to Jesus by loving them like Jesus. A Committed Member of Rock Point is one who KNOWs Jesus personally, GROWs in biblical community, and GOes and lives intentionally with their time, talent, treasure, and testimony. Joining Rock Point by becoming a Committed Member changes your narrative from “Rock Point is the church I attend.” to “Rock Point is the church  I am committed to!” Membership Dessert is step two of our membership process. Step one is participating in our WE ARE ROCK POINT class.

  • Let's Move Mountains (Women Only)

    TUESDAYS | 9:00am - 10:00am OR 6:30pm - 7:30pm | June 2 - June 23 | ONLINE ONLY

    "Truly I say to you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there,' and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you." Matthew 17:20b In this study we will journey through some of the mountains women face: offense, guilt, fear, and insecurity, and learn to move them by faith. We will dive into scripture studying people who faced these mountains like Joseph, Simon Peter, Esther, and Moses. We invite you to journey with us for four weeks starting June 2020.

  • Financial Peace University (Co-Ed)

    TUESDAYS | 6:30pm - 8:30pm | June 11 - August 6

    Financial Peace University is God's ways of handling money. Through video teaching, class discussions, and interactive small group activities, Financial Peace University presents biblical, practical steps to get from where you are to where you've dreamed you could be.

  • It Take Two to Tango (Co-Ed)

    MONDAYS | 6:30pm - 8:30pm | June 15 - July 6

    Effectively dealing with conflict is just like learning to do the tango. It takes learning the steps, working with your partner, practice, and supportive guidance along the way. This class will provide you with the steps to learn proven relational conflict skills, exercises to practice, and ways to better align with your spouse, all within a safe learning environment. Sign up to learn, enhance, and/or grow your conflict resolution skills, and hopefully have some fun along the way.

     

  • Cover to Cover (Co-Ed)

    WEDNESDAYS | 6:30pm - 8:30pm | June 17 - July 22

    We've all been in church and heard the pastor say, "You need to read your Bible!" But the truth is it's just not that easy. What if we told you that in 30 days you could understand what the entire book is all about? This 6-week class is specifically designed for someone who wants a guided tour through the entire Bible to learn the key people, places, themes, and events in chronological order so you can grasp the entire story of the Bible.

  • How to Study Your Bible (Co-Ed)

    THURSDAYS | 6:30pm - 8:30pm | June 18 - July 9

    Do you long for a greater, more personal understanding of God and His Word? A way to study the Bible that will transform the way you think and live? Join us as we dive deeper into Bible study methods that have shaped theology, biblical understanding, and Christian living.

Year-Round Classes.

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  • Men's Breakfast

    Leader: Dave Finney
    Description: 7:00am - 9:00am | Ongoing
    At Rock Point Men's Ministry, you'll find guys who are willing to watch out for each other and caring enough to confront one another in a godly manner. We meet on campus for Bible study and a hearty breakfast. This is a great time to dive deeper and develop friendships with other men at Rock Point. We're here to help. Join us every 1st and 3rd Saturday, rain or shine.

    Saturday Morning
    On Campus
    Childcare: No

  • SALT (Senior Adults Living Triumphantly)

    Leader: Howard Ronalds
    Description: THURSDAYS | 1:30pm - 3:00pm | January 9 - May 28
    The Senior Ministry at Rock Point Church is known as SALT - Senior Adults Living Triumphantly. We are men and women of wisdom and maturity who are 55+ and come together each week for Bible Study, Prayer, Fellowship and Food. We are currently studying the book of Acts of the Apostles. Our goal in SALT is to empower our senior community to continue to serve the God they love so much! We recognize the continued value of our seniors as vital parts of the body of Christ; and realize their value in terms of wisdom, experience, knowledge, talents, and other God given abilities and gifts.

    Thursday Afternoon
    On Campus
    Childcare: No

  • Celebrate Recovery

    Leader: Kenneth Key
    Description: 7:00pm - 9:30pm | Ongoing
    Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered recovery ministry for people looking for true recovery from life's hurts, habits, and hang-ups. Celebrate Recovery is all about sharing our experience, strength, and hope and finding true recovery through this Christ-centered 12 step program. Join us every Friday night from 7:00pm-9:00pm at Rock Point. (Childcare Available)

    Friday Evening
    On Campus
    Childcare: Yes

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GROUPS

Groups.

A place to be known, accepted, supported, and developed. We know that it can be a little intimidating to join a Group and meet new people for the very first time. Let us encourage you by saying we understand this, and everyone in our Groups are welcoming and inviting. At one time, they have made the exact same decision as you, so you’ll be in good company.

DEVOTIONAL RESOURCES

Devotionals.

Do you want to read the Bible but need help figuring out where to begin? We've collected some great devotional guides to help you dig into God's word daily. You can also sign up to receive daily videos from Rock Point staff by texting the word ROCKPOINT to 33222.

GIVING

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Giving

Giving online is simple and secure. Whether you'd like to give a single gift, or schedule ongoing giving, you can do it all here.

Give By Mail

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Rock Point Church
18530 E San Tan Blvd Suite 109
Queen Creek, AZ 85142

CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus Response

Exciting news! We will resume on-campus weekend worship services on June 20/21. This will also be the Grand Opening of our new worship center!

May 22 Update

In our May 15 update, we committed to putting a plan in place to regather in-person as a church in a manner that would “honor the guidance and direction from the state” and that we would “regather in the same fashion as our community is able to regather.”  We have and will continue to follow this and are excited to make some additional announcements regarding regathering.

If you watched the latest #chillwithbill today, you already know the most exciting news, which is that we are planning to regather as a church and celebrate in full Rock Point style the weekend of June 20 & 21!  We will be releasing more details about various events and gatherings leading up to this amazing weekend in the next week, so be sure and keep an eye on our social media and e-mail communication!

Many have asked why we aren’t regathering immediately in light of President Trump’s announcement that churches are “essential” earlier today.  While many churches in many other states were deemed non-essential, the Arizona Attorney General made clear that participating in church services is a constitutionally protected essential activity. Governor Ducey’s executive order allowed constitutionally protected activities to be “conducted in a manner that provides appropriate physical distancing to the extent feasible.”

If you have been following all of our communications through this time, the first and most simple reason we haven’t returned to meeting is that our campus is still in the final stages of construction.  Even if we decided to “exercise our rights,” we don’t currently have a place to meet on campus!  Additionally, our core values are to return to meeting together in a safe manner that allows us to celebrate in Rock Point style while also honoring the requests of those in authority. We have decided to be known as a community that loves our neighbors and chooses to do the right thing even if that means temporarily waiting to exercise our right to meet in-person.

The CDC guidance to churches released today, in conjunction with President Trump’s announcement, outlines what we are being asked to do at this point in time to protect the public. At the state and federal levels, we are still being asked to proceed with caution which is what we will do.

As final construction winds down in the coming weeks and our state continues to open up and relax social distancing guidelines, we will be busy getting everything ready for an incredible celebration June 20 & 21.  It will be an incredible weekend that we will be able to exercise the freedom to worship together while taking common-sense and prudent precautions as we maintain our testimony in our community. 

As a reminder, we will continue to offer home groups, Bible studies, and classes leading up to our regathering & grand opening celebration. We can’t wait to see you again very soon! 

Bill Bush – Lead Pastor 
Dave Sutherland – Executive Pastor 
Jared Tetzlaff – Safety & Security Director

May 15 Update

May 15 marks an exciting and encouraging day in the Arizona battle with the COVID-19 pandemic. State officials have determined our state is in a position to allow the Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected Order to expire. Rock Point never closed during this time – we continued to offer online services, bible studies and programming and heard many stories of our Rock Point family being the church as they served our community. The looming question on everyone’s mind remains, “When will we be able to regather?”

Our plan for regathering in-person as a church will honor the guidance and direction from the state and we will regather in the same fashion as our community is able to regather. The Arizona plan to reopen the state is a tier-based approach which means starting next week, small groups will be able to meet again in person! Assuming this first phase goes well, we anticipate being able to move into the 2nd phase with the rest of the state in just a couple weeks. At that time, we will regather some classes, bible studies and other programming for medium sized groups. The final phase, which we believe could be mid to late June, is when we expect we will be able to regather for our weekend services. Each step requires successfully completing the step before, but the Rock Point team is working hard to be prepared for the best-case scenario for moving through each phase!

Our plan is built to give people the opportunity to safely regather as quickly as possible while honoring the authorities in place as commanded in scripture. We are incredibly excited to regather and celebrate the Grand Opening of our new building in Rock Point style. For those longing for connection, we encourage you to engage in a small group or class in the coming weeks leading into our weekend celebrations. Rock Pointers have been incredibly faithful during this trying time and we believe these 4-8 weeks will bring incredible opportunities to point people to Jesus, by loving them like Jesus.

We have been praying for you during this challenging time.

We can’t wait to see you. We love you and are excited to celebrate with you.

Bill Bush, Lead Pastor
Dave Sutherland, Executive Pastor
Jared Tetzlaff, Safety & Security Director 

April 30 Update

HURRY UP AND WAIT! The phrase that likely originated in the military back in the 1940s is just as fitting today as it ever has been. You probably saw that the Stay Home, Stay Safe, Stay Connected, Return Stronger order in Arizona has been extended through May 15. As a result, we wanted to let you know that Rock Point will continue to operate as we have for the last 30 days through May 15. The staff has continued working remotely and harder than ever to effectively equip our church family in new ways as the church is deployed! Even as our campus is closed to the public, we are working hard to get it prepared for our celebratory return and Grand Opening in the very near future!

While the extension of the order and delay of being able to meet in person was a bit discouraging, the good news is all indications are that we are progressing towards being able to safely meet together again! Governor Ducey described his plan for the return to “new normal” as being like using a dimmer switch to slowly bring things up. We are anxious to meet back together while also being responsible members of our community. We will continue to closely monitor the guidance from our state and local governments and update and communicate our plans to meet again in person accordingly.

As a reminder, you can find all the ways to stay connected right here on rockpoint.io We hope you take encouragement in Paul’s charge in Romans 12:10-13, “Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other.  Never be lazy, but work hard and serve the Lord enthusiastically.  Rejoice in our confident hope.  Be patient in trouble, and keep on praying.  When God’s people are in need, be ready to help them. Always be eager to practice hospitality.”

Bill Bush, Lead Pastor
Dave Sutherland, Executive Pastor
Jared Tetzlaff, Safety & Security Director 

April 12 Update

The very first Easter, the disciples were locked in a home and were afraid. Jesus suddenly appeared to them and as He showed them the wounds in His hands and side, He told them, "Peace be with you." He then breathed on them and said, "Receive the Holy Spirit." Even as the disciples wept, wondered, and feared what would come next after Christ's death, He was at work. When He appeared to them, He showed the evidence of the work He had done on the cross and empowered them with the Holy Spirit. Even now as we have been locked in our homes, Christ has been at work. We are seeing new families join us for service every week, we are connecting to families in new and exciting ways and people are meeting Jesus over Zoom. We are Rock Point and we as a church are empowered with the Holy Spirit as we are continuing to point people to Jesus by loving them like Jesus!

During this time we are not meeting on campus, we want to remind you that the properties are closed to the public. We are encouraging everyone to be good neighbors and follow the Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected order that is in place to help slow the spread. If you happen to drive by the church and see vehicles or activity, be assured that only essential personnel are on campus and we take social distancing and hygiene disciplines very seriously. As tempting as it may be to stop by our church campus or office, please remember it is closed to the public as we want to do our part to get through this as quick as we can.

We miss meeting together but are so proud of what our church family is doing during this time. Don't forget to click on the "Need to Talk?" tab at rockpoint.io to let us know how we can pray for you or support you during this challenging time.

Bill Bush, Lead Pastor
Dave Sutherland, Executive Pastor
Jared Tetzlaff, Safety & Security Director 

April 9 Update

“The darkest hour of all is the hour before day.”

The ancient Irish proverb giving hope in adverse conditions seems especially appropriate this week. The point of this proverb is not how dark it can get, but how much hope the dawn brings. This week we celebrate the fact that the Easter story does not stay in the darkness the disciples must have experienced after Christ’s death on the cross, but provides the HOPE of the empty tomb on Sunday morning!

This week is projected to be the darkest days of the COVID-19 pandemic in our country. As we have studied the data models and tracked the progress and updates daily, there is great hope that we are reaching the plateau of this pandemic and relief may be in sight sooner than originally expected. The science also indicates that the social distancing and vigilant hygiene practices are having a positive impact on slowing the spread and flattening the curve of the virus.

We are nearly two weeks into the five-week Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected order in Arizona, and we hope you are enjoying the various ways that Rock Point is connecting and ministering to you and your family. In addition to practicing the hygiene guidelines attached, we hope you will apply the Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected principles in your faith journey during this time as well.

Stay Home: Even though it looks a little different, make it a priority to continue attending our online services. We have programming available for all ages and finding it is easy thanks to rockpoint.io.

Stay Healthy: In addition to ensuring you are eating well and getting exercise, make it a priority to feed yourself spiritually by being in the Bible. A great place to start is by checking out our Devotional Resources tab on rockpoint.io.

Stay Connected: Practicing social distancing doesn’t mean social isolation. Not only can you find ways to join an online group at rockpoint.io, you can also click on the Need to Talk? tab to request prayer, talk to a Pastor, request counseling, connect with us to share your story, ask a question, or just say hello.

These are simple ways we as the deployed church can apply Hebrews 10:23-25: “Let us hold tightly without wavering to the hope we affirm, for God can be trusted to keep his promise. Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works. And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of his return is drawing near.”

Jared Tetzlaff, Safety & Security Director 

March 30 Update

Last week, the Arizona Department of Health Services updated the Community Spread level to “Widespread.” As testing has expanded and increased, the substantial uptick in documented cases in Arizona has not come as a surprise. While we miss meeting, serving, studying and worshipping together in person, we also are committed to continuing to follow the recommendations of our local governments and to help slow the spread and flatten the curve and grateful for the various ways we can do that virtually. We hope that you will take this time that we can’t be in the seats to consider how it is that God wants you to be sent, and connect in deeper ways with your family and your Father in Heaven.

We are praying for a quick turnaround, while simultaneously planning for this “new norm” to last several weeks. Please remember the following ways you can help prevent the further spread of COVID-19:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then immediately throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

For more practical information on being safe & resilient in the COVID-19 crisis, check out this resource!

March 20 Update

In keeping with the recommendations from the state and federal government, we want to remind you that we will not be meeting in person on campus this weekend. While this time is difficult and we love seeing everyone, we also want to do our part to “flatten the curve” and be responsible members of our community.

In the meantime, we hope you have enjoyed the online content our team has been working so hard to produce this last week. We have such an incredible team of innovative, creative, hard-working people who love Jesus and are doing amazing things to continue to be on mission as the church. If you haven’t taken advantage of the material we are posting and the opportunity to maintain community during this season, be sure to check out rockpoint.io and follow us on social media to stay up to date on what we have to offer you and your family.

We are also very excited to host our live weekend worship services online. rockpoint.io is where you can find the link to join us at our regularly scheduled service times this weekend. It is going to be an incredible time of worship through music and the second message in our series Armor of God, and you’ll be able to take it all in from the comfort of your own home this weekend. While we can’t all be in the same building, we do have the chance to be in the same place, so we look forward to being with you!

If you’ve been at Rock Point for any length of time, you’ve likely heard the Bush family motto, “Do hard things.” These are challenging times for all of us and although things look different for the Rock Point Church family, we can do hard things. We are trusting God that through this time, we are going to be blessed to grow and be stretched and come out on the other side stronger than before. We are praying for God’s protection over our church family, our community, our country and our world, but we are also praying that we take advantage of the opportunity to be used mightily for God and His purpose.

In John 13, just before His betrayal, Jesus spent quiet time alone with the disciples washing their feet and teaching them. This is the well-known passage that Jesus tells the disciples, “Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” During this season, we encourage you to spend some quiet time with Jesus and grow your relationship deeper with Him. We pray that as the world is frightened and asking tough questions, they will recognize each of us as followers of Christ by the love we show those around us.

We love our Rock Point family and can’t wait to see you online this weekend.

Bill Bush, Lead Pastor
Dave Sutherland, Executive Pastor
Jared Tetzlaff, Safety & Security Director