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"By grace you have been saved through faith." Ephesians 2:8
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HOLY WEEK GUIDE

"Check out the Holy Week Guide to know what and where is happening in this year’s Holy Week....

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Reflections For February 24

"Sharing our personal stories and faith journeys empowers people just like a trellis supports a climbing plant. When we hear what others have gone through during...

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What does the future hold?

"I had to go through a brief examination for a passport and as I did, the examiner realized that I had lived in a variety of places in our country. I told him that I...

1 Year Reading Through the Bible Questions

Bible Readings 2024, Week 9; Feb.26-Mar.3 Feb.26; Num. 9-11;(bonus reading, Ps. 57)1. Num. 9:2-3; "Let the people of Israel keep the Passover at its appointed ti...

ROBOCALLS

If you answer the phone and hear a recorded message instead of a live person, it's a ROBOCALL. Robocalls trying to sell you something are almost always illegal. Man...

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Bulletin (February 25, 2024)
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Family Ministries Update

"It's been a wildly fun adventure full of snow, games, worship, and a deep dive into faith for our students as we headed up the mountain this past weekend to...

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Introducing Our Leaders

"A few weeks ago you were introduced to a new group of Elders and Deacons as they were installed into their leadership responsibilities for our church. Each leader...

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Lenten Reflection

"RESTORE...

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Reflections For February 17

"We come to God and God asks us what we want. We want to be with God. When we are in the presence of God, we are able to see with spiritual eyes. We can discern what...

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Wonder

"There's so much to discover in this world. And one of the best adventures is to simply sit in wonder. One of the challenges younger people face is a lack of time...

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Bulletin (February 18, 2024)
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Lenten Prayer

"Creator and Giver of Life\nYour heart says that everyone should be saved and no one should be lost.\nYou seek to speak your Word into every heart, so that all may...

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Reflections for February 10

"We want to know God, and we want everything that gets in our way to go away so we can get to God. We know what a difference he can make in our lives and others...

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Rundiamhra

"That’s not a misspelling. It’s a Gaelic word for mystical and mysterious religious experience. We are coming upon the season of Lent, and it isn’t inappropriate for...

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Valentine's Day for God

"Roses are...

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Why We Do What We Do in Worship

"On Sunday, February 4th, we infused some worship education into our 9:30 service. Below is a summary of the information shared with the...

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REFLECTIONS FOR FEBRUARY 3

"I always love the Call to Worship, Prayer of Confession, and Prayer for Illumination to reflect on what God is asking us to do as we walk alongside him. We shout...

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What’s New?

"A news article came up on my feed one day a week ago. It was about a man who had discovered a 2600-year-old spiritual practice (as he judged it), and how it had...

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Stepping into the Gap

"WOW! What an amazing response to the request for emergency assistance for clothing, bedding, shoes, and toiletries. I have made three trips with a very full car to...

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Sure Hope

"A dear friend and mentor died this past Thursday, Rev. Dr. Richard R. Streeter (Dick). Dick was a remarkable pastor who lived and worked for his congregation, his...

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Reflections for January 27

"We are called to become new versions of ourselves through God’s grace and love. The first song had the words: “See the weary, see the hurting, see the lonely, see...

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Family Ministries Update

"At RB Community, the blessing of community, growth, and support continues to thrive, all to the glory of our Heavenly Father. As we reflect on the many ways in...

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Never be Afraid to Take the Last Brownie

"There have been a number of times when I’ve been sitting with a group of Christians and there’s been some dessert in the middle of the table. At camps, conferences,...

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Reflections for January 20th

"God changes us to be more like him. We become enabled to hear and communicate with God. Jesus is described as both fully human and fully divine so that he could...

An Update from the Pastor Nominating Committee

Since the holidays, the Pastor Nominating Committee (PNC) has been working to complete the demographic information and responding to narrative questions for the Mini...

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This day is a day of good news, but we are silent

"2 Kings 7:3-9\n\nThere was a famine in Samaria (Chapter 6: 24-31). Benhadad, king of Aram (Syria), besieged Samaria so strongly that famine spread throughout the...

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Beginning

"The season of starts and resolutions is upon us. Do you participate in this? I don’t. I have made changes in my life. (Some of you have commented on my losing about...

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Reflections for January 13

"When I looked up some information about Scrooge, I began to see why Geoff used this character as an example for his sermon last week. Scrooge was changed and...

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Ordain and Install

"This Sunday, the church will ordain and install our new ruling elders and deacons. Every year we elect officers to three-year terms of service, but rarely do we...

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Permission

"I preached a sermon where someone walked out. Well, I’ve preached a number of sermons where people walked out. In fact, there was one sermon where people left in...

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Reflections For January 6

"I would like us to reflect this week on a few words Mofid said in the sermon and something Geoff wrote about in his Christmas Devotions brochure. These words really...

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Your Giving Makes a Difference

"January is Human Trafficking Awareness month and one of our supported missionaries, Linley Krahel works with RAISING A VOICE in Knoxville, TN. The focus of Raising...

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Transformation… and change

"One of the aspects of God is that he is unchanging, while we are always in a fluid stream of change. When we enter a new year, we hear people around us talking...

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Days After…

"Today, as you read this, Beckie and I are celebrating our 48th Wedding Anniversary. We got married on December 27th, 1975… back in the last century. (We didn’t have...

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Reflections for December 23

"The theme of last Sunday was Joy! We definitely had joy in the service and then socializing with each other on the patio. Groups of people who are there for each...

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The Core

"C. S. Lewis, the Christian author and apologist, famous for “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe,” wrote in a letter about an incident where his brother heard a...

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The Rest of the Story

"I told the story of Joy Davidman, American Jewish Atheist, in my message last Sunday. She was at one point a leader in the communist movement in America, because of...

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Reflections for December 16

"What a way to end the year than knowing that hope, growth, and a shared journey with others toward peace and wholeness is there for us! This is a learning process...

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Promise and Direction

"A long time ago in a land faraway from where I write, a peasant boy was born to the family of a construction worker and his wife. His brothers were all named after...

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Preschool Update

"“Ring, ring, ring the bells, Ring them loud and clear, To tell the children everywhere That Christmas time is near.”\n\nThis week, students in our Outdoor Classroom...

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It’s the Little Things

"This week I spoke with our preschool children in their chapel time. I brought in a Nativity set I received from my son. It is from Uganda because I spent some...

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Reflections for December 9

"This week I want to reflect on the worship service and the Christmas Concert last Sunday. Both were very impactful for me, and I would like to tell you why. \n\nI...

Mission Study Report Available

Starting last December and lasting through March, some 30-40 interviewers reached out to the members of the congregation to discover some of the best moments in the ...

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Meet Our Mission Partners

"Throughout the month of December many of the missions we support will join us in worship and in fellowship on the courtyard.  Come join us to learn more about these...

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Deborah Kelly Biography

"The volunteers at this church offer their time and talents to us because they love our church. It is that love that signals the presence of Holy Spirit as you walk...

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December is Mission Awareness Month

"During the month of December leading up to Christmas, you will have an opportunity to visit with local and international mission groups, and missionaries that RBCPC...

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Barmen

"The title sounds like a bunch of guys in the pub, right? Actually, it is a town in Germany, where a group of Christians met as the Nazis rose into power. These...

Reflections
Reflections for November 25

"During the service, Liz told us about choosing a paper tree leaf in the Narthex after the service and writing on it what we are thankful for. There is a display of...

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Youth House Building Trip Update

"As we approach Thanksgiving, we want to take a moment and say how grateful we are for our families here at RB Community Church. We are blessed to be part of an...

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Reflections for November 18

"The sermon started by referring to the importance of unity among Christians and the need for financial support for the church's future endeavors. Pledging is...

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Heel and Toe

"My 3-year-old granddaughter and I got into an important conversation the other day when she was visiting. It was on how much better it feels when you get the heel...

Tips for Holiday Eating

Feel like you experience holiday weight gain every year? Instead of accepting it, try making smart choices as part of your holiday meals. Chances are you will avo...

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Reflections for November 11

"Go to God to get strength. We can bring to the world so many things with God. We can be life giving. We bring hope and find that life has purpose. We can teach the...

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A Life of Obedience

"(Jonah 1:3) \"So Jonah arose to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord. He went down to Joppa, found a ship bound for Tarshish, paid its fare, and sailed...

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The Rightful Ruler

"If you’re a fan of The Lord of the Rings then you know Denethor. He is the father of Boromir and Faramir, two sons who were warriors in the story. He is also the...

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REFLECTIONS FOR NOVEMBER 4

"Jesus was human. We saw how Jesus struggled through many things. He was willing to wait and willing to learn from his experiences. This is a great example of who we...

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Reflections for October 28

"There were so many phrases I highlighted in red as I was typing up my notes from the worship service. The sermon talked about who we are as a church and how we can...

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Reminders

"I rely on reminders. I’m a person who people used to call “absent-minded,” but I’ve learned in studying mindfulness that I’m more “hyper-focused.” I can get easily...

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What Family Doesn't Navigate Conflict and Drama?

"Within the intricate fabric of family life, what is a household without a touch of conflict, a dash of drama, and a generous dose of laughter? The everyday...

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Annual Report 2023 Now Available

"Our 2023 Annual Report is now available. ...

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Blessing Children Throughout the County

"“Thank you so much for the kids’ shoes! They look amazing and I know our kids will be overjoyed to have new shoes. They are used to getting used shoes that wear out...

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County Recognizes VBS

"The County of San Diego wants to recognize RB Community's programs and community support. Specifically the county wants to recognize our VBS program. Last week...

Fall Prevention

Falls can lead to a loss of independence, but they are preventable. Fall prevention is important for older adults to continue living active and independent lives. Ea...

Donations
Donations - Stellar VBS 2023