Rising News

Buiding Relationships Through Sport

In honor of the FIFA World Cup this month, I share this photo and story of Steeven and his friends in Mirebalais, Haiti — Steeven grew up in one of the most impoverished areas in Haiti. Like most children living in the slums of Port-au-Prince, he lived in a one room shack with a dirt…


Prayer Meeting scheduled for July

Come Pray with Us!   The RISING Church Prayer Team has scheduled it’s next  prayer meeting for Monday, July 28th (7pm) at IHOP (International House of Prayer)! Please join us as we share some exciting news, plan out the fall and prayer! All are welcomed and encouraged to come.  Please contact Pat Circe with questions.  

UpRISING Camp 2014 (9)

Following the Road at UpRISING Camp

From June 30-July 3, we traveled up to Spartanburg, SC with some of our 4th and 5th graders for Passport Kids Camp!We spent the week learning what it looks like to “follow the road” that Jesus has laid out for us, using The Wizard of Oz as a theme and connection point. We had a…


eMerging into Middle School: eMerge 2014 Recap

We had a blast at eMerge with our awesome rising 6th graders! In the midst of all the mess and fun, we also completed missions projects to help our community, made fun snacks and played team building games, and also participated in small group discussions in the separate teams. Throughout the week, we looked at…

Laurie Baptism

BBQ Beach Baptism

What better way for us as a church to celebrate “Independence Day” than on the beach celebrating the new birth that only Jesus offers us!  2 Corinthians 5:17 states, “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come:  The old has gone, the new is here!”  That’s what we celebrated at BBQ Beach…


Guest Speaker, Jon Wheeler, to speak on July 20th

Join us on July 20th as Jon Wheeler will be our special guest speaker.  Jon is one of our mission partners with GFM in Clarkston, GA.  He will be bringing us our message as well as sharing what is on his heart.  Jon will be moving to Richmond, VA. at the end of this month….