Rising News


Rising Kids: Fishes & Loaves

Calling All Chefs!   This October and November’s offering we have been collecting in Rising Kids and use it to make meals for families in foster care. We partner with the 111 Project and get together to serve these families. Our event will be on November 4th from 1:00-2:30. The Dutton’s have been so gracious to open up…

MAN EVENT | Calling All Men of Rising

To the Men of Rising Church… We are excited to announce an opportunity we’ve been waiting for for a long time. It’s time to get together, create memories and do something worth sharing at the water cooler on Monday morning. It is our belief that the foundation of growth as men is rooted in relationship,…

Mark your calendar for October Prayer Meeting

 Corporate Prayer Opportunity! Prayer meeting this month will take place on Tuesday,October 24 at 7:30pm at Aaron & Kimberly’s house (175 W Shadburn in Buford).  Come join us as we pray for RISING and God’s leading and guidance for us as a church family!  All are welcome to join us! Also, everyone is always invited to…

Special Outreach Opportunity for Women on October 20th

What: The Gathering is hosting a youth night at the Gainesville Detention Center! The event  will include: worship, games, a message, small groups, and refreshments. We are estimating an attendance of 60 youth and will divide them into 3 groups of 20 – 2 groups of boys and 1 group of girls.Kelly Phillips and Jalen…

Out of Darkness October Mission Encounter

Coming up October 27-28, Melanie Peterson is going to be leading a 2-day mission encounter for women 18 years & older with “Out of Darkness”.  This mission encounter is designed to educate and inform participants on the what, why, and who of sex trafficking here in Atlanta, as well as how they can get involved…

SuperStart Preteen Conference 2017

Who: Current 4th and 5th Graders What: SuperStart Preteen Conference When: October 20-21, 2017 Where: Cross Pointe Church (1800 Satellite Boulevard Duluth, GA 30097) Cost: $70 covers all conference expenses, an outing and lunch on Saturday, and a special treat! (Price goes up to $85 on October 1) SuperStart is a 2-day conference designed specifically for preteens….

6 Ways to Improve Communication in the Home

Brittany did some research on how to improve family communication strategies! Sometimes in families it can be hard to understand how others are feeling because we are all communicating in different styles and on different levels; because of this, there can be misunderstandings and hurt. However, if you read what Brittany has created we can…

Amigos For Christ Mission Encounter Opportunity

  Are you being sent to Nicaragua to serve with Amigos? Have you been feeling the nudge?  If you’ve been to Nicaragua before and want to go back or you feel like you’re being called to stretch your boundaries and serve outside your bubble, I’ve got great news for you.  Amigos for Christ has confirmed…

Appalachia Service Project

Warmer, Safer, Dryer! Registration for ASP (Appalachia Service Project) is now officially open!  We’ll be heading up to Jonesville, Virginia, November 10-13.  Participants need to be at least 16 years old.  We’ll be having an informational meeting for those interested on Sunday morning, September 24th at 9:30am in the multi-purpose room.  The cost is $185….

Opportunity to Serve the Gwinnett Foster Community

Join the 111 Project in Meeting the Needs of Gwinnett Families We have an exciting opportunity to  help out in the foster care community that will be starting in the next couple of weeks.  Gwinnett County is partnering with local churches using a careportal which will notify us of needs directly from the case managers.  If…