January 7 on the Rooftop

A great way to start the new year is by focusing on Commitment – making a plan and putting it into practice. All month long we’ll practice different ways to know God better and committing our lives to Him. This week, we hear from Jesus about two builders; one built his house on solid rock…

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November 12 on the Rooftop

  GRATITUDE – Letting others know you see how they’ve helped you. On Sunday, we dug into the parable Jesus told about some vineyard workers in Matthew 20.   In the story, the workers made comparisons about what each of them were getting paid which ended up leaving them feeling ungrateful and they began to complain….

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October 22 on the Rooftop

 STEWARDSHIP – Taking care of what you have because it all belongs to God. Paul wrote in 2 Corinthians 9:7, “Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” We looked at money through the eyes of stewardship on…

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October 29 on the Rooftop

STEWARDSHIP – Taking care of what you have because it all belongs to God.  Jesus tells us during his Sermon on the Mount found in Matthew 6:19-24 that, “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”  We shared that instead of gathering up stuff that won’t last, we should spend our time…

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April 30 on the Rooftop

On Sunday, we spent some time with our monthly memory verse, Philippians 2:3.  “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit.  Rather, in humility value others above yourselves.”  We gave the kids the opportunity to make some choices when given scenarios where they could either put themselves or others first.  They did a great…

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April 23 on the Rooftop

In Matthew 28:16-20 we read of Jesus’ Great Commission.  Verses 19-20, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the…

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Easter on the Rooftop

“He is risen! He is risen indeed!” was shouted from the Rooftop this Easter Sunday!  Our kids had an amazing Easter Sunday morning celebrating our risen Savior!  We began in the Garden with a visit from the disciple, James.  We ended, of course, with the wonderful news of the glory of the Resurrection.  We talked…

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Palm Sunday on the Rooftop

This month we are tackling the topic of humility on the Rooftop.  Humility is putting others first by giving up what you think you deserve.  Our memory verse is Phillipians 2:3, ” Do nothing out of vain conceit.  Rather, in humility value others above yourselves.” Jesus is the ultimate example of humility.  He chose to…

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March on the Rooftop Week 4

In Matthew 18:21-35, Jesus tells the story of a servant who was severely in debt to the king.  Despite the fact that the king forgave his enormous debt, the servant refused to forgive another man just a small debt.  The king was very unhappy that his servant did not show the man his same kindness….

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March on the Rooftop Week 3

This week, we are finishing up in Luke by revisiting the story of the Prodigal Son in Luke 15:21-32.  Not everyone in the story was happy about the son coming home, or the fact that the father threw a big party for him!  The older brother who had obeyed his father all along was found…