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Lori Cotter

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Next, our “New Partner Orientation” will be held on Sunday, March 28th at 12:15pm following our worship service. If you are interested in finding out more about becoming a partner/member of RISING Church and linking arms with us, please save this date and join us for this special time together. Lunch is included so please RSVP to Lori Cotter.

Date: Sunday, March 28
Time:12:15pm
Location:RISING Church, 710 Power Avenue, Buford
Contact and RSVP:Lori Cotter

Connection Lunch

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Want to learn a little bit more about RISING Church, our beliefs and our staff? Then we would love to invite you to lunch to get to know you and for you to get to know us! “Connection Lunch” is an informal time designed for newcomers to RISING Church to meet with the pastoral staff in a smaller more personal setting. It’s an opportunity to meet and get to know each other, talk a little bit about who we are as a church family, and answer any questions you may have. Lunch is on us so bring the whole family! We meet following our 10:45am service at approximately noon in the cafe. Should you have any questions or if you’d like to RSVP, please contact our Associate Pastor, Lori Cotter.

Date: Sunday, March 7
Location: RISING Church Café, 710 Power Avenue, Buford
Time: 12:00pm
Contact: Lori Cotter

Dippin Dots with Miss Deanna

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Miss Deanna is coming! Miss Deanna is coming! And we can’t wait to meet her. So we are hosting an opportunity for you to do just that. On, Saturday, February 27th we would like to invite our church family to drop in at the hub from 2-4pm to meet Miss Deanna, our new Children’s Director, and enjoy some Dippin Dots with her and her family. There is no age limit and all are welcomed. Miss Deanna and her family will be introduced on Sunday, February 21st at both our 9:00 and 10:45am services. Please be in prayer for the Porter’s as they transition from their home in Florida to their new home with us. Should you have any questions please contact our Associate Pastor, Lori Cotter.

Date: Saturday, February 27
Location: RISING Church Café, 710 Power Avenue, Buford
Time: Drop-in from 2-4pm
Contact: Lori Cotter

318 Mission Weekend

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“318” is a special missions and service focused weekend based off of 1 John 3:18, where God calls us to love with far more than just words, but with actions and in truth! This year we aren’t able to participate in our normal “From Hunger to Hope” pack at the Fairgrounds, but that doesn’t mean we can’t love in action right here in our own Buford community. Join us for 3 inspiring “main sessions” Friday night through Sunday morning, as well as various service projects scheduled for Saturday morning and afternoon, as we put “love in action” together as a church body and family. This is going to be an inspiring weekend being the hands and feet of Jesus. Save the dates of March 12-14!

Date: March 12-14
Cost: $30 Individual or $120 Family cap
Included: Special dessert Friday, breakfast & lunch Saturday, t-shirt, all supplies and surprises
Location: RISING Church, 710 Power Avenue, Buford
Contact: Lori Cotter

REGISTER HERE

 

RISING Students Winter Retreat

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Rising Students Winter Retreat is open for registration! We will be returning to Camp Vesper Point, one of our favorite places, the weekend of February 26th through the 28th. This will be an awesome weekend to get away with friends as the midway point of the semester approaches. Over the course of the weekend, we’ll have tons of fun playing games, eating together, playing field games, and having lots of free time to hang out and explore God’s creation. The theme of this year’s retreat is “DECADES”, and Saturday night we’ll be throwing a decades-themed costume bash and will prepare and perform small-group lip-sync dances, so get started on brainstorming your iconic costume! This will also be a powerful time to bond together through fellowship, worship, and hearing from a special guest speaker. This weekend is for all Middle and High School students, and we are so excited to get the whole Rising Students family together for what is going to be an unforgettable weekend!

The price of Winter Retreat includes all transportation, lodging, meals, and camp activities, as well as a special limited release Winter Retreat hoodie.

An initial $50 Deposit will hold your spot. The remaining balance will be due in full before the trip.

We really hope you’ll join us this year for what is sure to be a special experience. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out!

DATE: February 26th-28th
LOCATION: Camp Vesper Point (Soddy Daisy, TN)
COST: $165 per camper
DISCOUNT: Refer a friend who has never been on a retreat with RISING, you and your friend will receive a $25 discount!!!
CONTACT: Blaine Tiller

REGISTER HERE

WINTER RETREAT

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Rising Students Winter Retreat is open for registration! We will be returning to Camp Vesper Point, one of our favorite places, the weekend of February 28th through March 1st. This will be an awesome weekend to get away with friends as the midway point of the semester approaches. Over the course of the weekend, we’ll have tons of fun playing games, eating together, playing field games, and having lots of free time to hang out and explore God’s creation. Saturday night we’ll be throwing a TV/Movie Character themed costume bash and will prepare and perform hilarious skits in our small groups, so get started on brainstorming your iconic costume! This will also be a powerful time to bond together through fellowship, worship, and hearing from a special guest speaker. This weekend is for all Middle and High School students, and we are so excited to get the whole Rising Students family together for what is going to be an unforgettable weekend!

When: February 28 – March 1
Who: 6th – 12th Grade Students
Cost: $150 per student; $50 deposit to hold your spot
Contact Person: Blaine Tiller

REGISTER HERE

RISING Kids Pre-Check

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Speed through check-in at any RISING Kids event by filling out this medical and media release form ahead of time. You don’t even need to remove your shoes, laptops, liquids or jackets! It will give us all the information we need to ensure that your child is well cared for. We update our RK Pre-Check forms once a year with all of our families at RISING. This form is good for the 2020-2021 school year.

Register Here

Out of Darkness

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This mission encounter is designed to educate and inform participants on who, what, and the how of sex trafficking in Atlanta. Participants will learn how they can get involved with helping in the reach, rescue & restore process through the ministry of Out of Darkness. We will serve and eat meals with the ladies at the safe houses and plan and participate in an art therapy project with the ladies. We will serve in adopting a room at the new safe house to paint, decorate, and set up. We will be trained and go on a Princess Night outreach to an area of street prostitution in Atlanta.

  •  April 26-27, 2019
  • Applicants must be female, 18 years or older, and pass a background check.
  • Required 8 page Out of Darkness paperwork completed with copy of your driver’s license
  • Background check authorization Click here to access Registration Forms & background authorization. Volunteer Forms
  • All completed Forms with attached $20 check made out to Atlanta Dream Center. Also a $190 check/payment to Rising Church due to Melanie Peterson by Sunday, November 4th.
  • Required Reading Book: Girls Like Us by Rachel Lloyd
  • There are 2 required planning/training evening meetings – date TBD in January, 2019
  • Contact Melanie Peterson for registration and questions -or  770-241-4045.