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Adult Bible Fellowship- FINDING REFUGE IN GOD

Finding Refuge in God

ABF December 2015

Introduction: We expect God to deliver us from the turmoil and the violence of this world. We have always believed that He is the source of peace, but we have times when we are not at peace, when we wake up in the middle of the night because our life is unraveling. In this study we are going to look at Psalm 46, a Psalm of David. Toward the end of this Psalm, he writes,

Psalm 46:10 Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.

We need to stop and think about the busyness of our schedules before the Holiday season. For a moment, let us be still and consider who is God and how He can help.


Calvary Baptist Rochester Church APP

Our app has been approved and is ready for you!
There are a couple of important features:

1- Sermon Audio and video is available within the app. (There are currently some issues streaming video on Android devices, but you should be able to download the video.

2- Online Giving- you can use the app to quickly sign into your secure Simply Give account (provided by eservicepayments). if you have not created an account – what are you waiting for?!)

3- Notifications- when you install the app PLEASE CHOOSE TO ENABLE PUSH NOTIFICATIONS. We can send direct messages to everybody for important notices- like snow closures.

4-Calendar- The link will take you to our online google calendar so you can be informed about upcoming events

5-Contact- if you want to send a quick note to the office use about events or prayer requests you can do it all right through the app!
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Christmas Candlelight Service

Bring the whole family for a very special Christmas Eve Candlelight service.  We will sing some great Christmas songs and listen to the Christmas Story from Luke 2.  It starts at 4:00!

Christmas Cantata

Breath of Heaven- Christmas Cantata and Cookies!
Calvary Baptist Choir and Orchestra will be presenting the Cantata two times:
– Saturday December 19th at 7:00 pm
– Sunday December 20th at 4:00 pm

Family Christmas Sunday School Hour- December 27

On Sunday, December 27th, we will be having a Family Christmas during the Sunday School hour. All classes will be combined that day as families will stay together. The idea would be to have a few men from the church speak and Pastor will also be doing a devotional and story for the kids. He would like you to consider choosing one of the following questions and to briefly share your answer:

  1. Why was this Christmas special to you?
  2. What is your greatest Christmas memory?
  3. What is one thing that you would like to teach your kids about Christmas?
  4. What is the greatest gift you could give at Christmas?
  5. What is something that happened in your childhood, or even adulthood, that helped you understand what Christmas really is?
If you would be willing to share, please contact Pastor LaPine or the church office.  If you have any questions, please ask!

Calvary Baptist Smartphone APP

We hope you are enjoying our website.  While it is still a work in progress, there are a lot of new great things to come!  One of the most important tools that you will be able to utilize will be our App for both iPhone and Android.  Here are some of the things you will be able to do:
– listen to and watch our media sermons on the go!
– Stay tuned into our newsletter for important upcoming events and information.
– Be alerted of critical news alerts with “push notifications”
– Make financial contributions through our “Simply Give” program.
– Contact us with questions or comments in a variety of ways.
The App should be available within the next few months!