Roser News and Notes

Blood Drive

SUN MAY 22 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM – You have greater powers than you know. Share your power. All donors will receive a $20 eGift Card and a OneBlood T-shirt! Plus, a wellness checkup including blood pressure, pulse, temperature, iron count, and cholesterol screening!. APPOINTMENTS ARE ENCOURAGED go to (www.oneblooddonor.org and use sponsor code 37502, sponsor …

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Roser Robics

Ann is taking summer the off! Please check back to see when Roser Robics will resume meeting. Click HERE to see all the recorded videos so you can work out with Ann through the summer months! FAITH, FITNESS, FUN! This chair-based exercise class is appropriate for older adults and those looking to lessen the impact on …

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Help Pack Hope Seeds

WED JUN 1 – 1st and 3rd Wednesday from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM in the double classroom (across from the church office). Home packing kits are also available. Hope Seeds is a Christian charitable organization that provides seeds and agricultural support to missionaries and mission teams around the World. This mission empowers the hungry …

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Serve at Our Daily Bread

MON JUN 13 – 2nd Monday every month from 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Six or seven volunteers are needed Please contact Lynn Brennan (813-758-3234) or email LBrennan47@gmail.com to sign up. Closed toed shoes and masks are required. OUR DAILY BREAD of Bradenton was established in 1984 in response to the community’s need to feed the hungry regardless …

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Stephen Ministers

Stephen Ministry offers a proven and effective way to organize, equip, and supervise a team of congregation members— called Stephen Ministers—to provide high-quality, one-to-one, Christ-centered care to people in the congregation and the community experiencing life difficulties. Stephen Ministers are trained by their Stephen Leaders to offer care to people who are hurting. Typically a …

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Free Little Library

Interested in the new Little Library located adjacent to the Chapel? Sherry, Dianne and Doug (Roser Librarians) are looking for good condition, appropriate adult and children’s books for the Little Library. Feel free to leave donations in the plastic box just inside the Roser Library, off of the Fellowship Hall. Monetary gifts are also welcome; …

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Rediscover: Why Christmas Truly Matters (Advent, 2021)

Christmas means many things to many people.  We watch the same movies, hear the same music, prepare the same meals.  Sometimes our memories of the season bring joy, other times they bring sadness.  Whatever our experiences, let’s take time this year to rediscover why Christmas truly matters for all of us, every day of every …

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A Few Thank You’s for our Food Pantry

The Roser Church Food Pantry, supported by All Island Denominations, is Anna Maria’s only food pantry, serving island residents, workers, and students. The volunteer-run pantry has distributed thousands of bags of groceries since its inception, assisting hundreds of individuals and families each year. The pantry is almost exclusively donor-funded. Its newest program provides monthly Publix …

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Essential Disciplines: Prayer (June, 2021)

Does prayer make a difference?  Is God even listening?  Are we doing this right?  Do I have enough faith?  God gives us this powerful gift of prayer, but do we know what we have?  Do we know how to use it? Sermons also available by Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Castbox, or Spreaker Week 1: The Role of …

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Essential Disciplines: Bible Reading (May – June, 2021)

For thousands of years, God reveals Himself in the stories of scripture.  As we immerse ourselves in these stories, His Holy Spirit encourages and strengths us.  Let’s discover how to maximize the benefits waiting for us in powerful pages of the Bible. Sermons also available by Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Castbox, or Spreaker Week 1: Trees in …

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Essential Truths: Why Am I Here? (May, 2021)

The Story of Abraham anticipates the story of Jesus, revealing a consistent biblical message about who we are and what our purpose is. These sermons were delivered during the spring of 2021. Sermon Notes and Discussion Questions are provided for each session. Sermons also available by Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Castbox, or Spreaker Week 1: Discovering Our …

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Essential Truths: Why the Bible? (April, 2021)

By reflecting on a few key passages in scripture, we learn that the Bible is God’s Story with the Power to Shape Our Story. These sermons were delivered during the spring of 2021. Sermon Notes and Discussion Questions are provided for each session. Sermons also available by Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Castbox, or Spreaker Week 1: God’s …

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Easter Lily Tributes

Thanks so much for helping us decorate the Sanctuary for Easter Sunday! The 2022 Lilies are placed: IN MEMORY OF…Peg & Frank Lambert by Glenda Beck*Ethel & George Beck by Glenda Beck*Helen Wisniewski by Sharon & Kris Wisniewski*Carol Marion by Sharon & Kris Wisniewski*Our parents and brothers by Kathie & Larry RiederOur parents Tom & …

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Essential Truths: Why the Cross? (March, 2021)

By reflecting on the opening three chapters in Romans, we discover that the Cross is God’s Solution to the Human Problem of Sin. These sermons were delivered during the spring of 2021. Sermon Notes and Discussion Questions are provided for each session. Sermons also available by Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Castbox, or Spreaker Week 1: The Human …

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Essential Truths: Who Is Jesus? (January – February, 2021)

By reflecting on the opening three chapters in John, we discover that Jesus is God and Man, Lord and Savior. These sermons were delivered during the winter of 2021. Sermon Notes and Discussion Questions are provided for each session. Sermons also available by Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Castbox, or Spreaker Week 1: Jesus Is God and Man …

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Essential Truths: Who Is God? (January, 2021)

By reflecting on the Psalms, we discover that God is beyond us, God is with us, and God is Trinity. These sermons were delivered during the winter of 2021. Sermon Notes and Discussion Questions are provided for each session. Sermons also available by Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Castbox, or Spreaker Week 1: God is Beyond Us (Psalm …

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Invincible Hope (Advent, 2020)

Pastor Dirk presented the following three sermons at Roser Church, during the Advent season, 2020. Sermon Notes and Discussion Questions are provided for each session. Week 1: Hope for a Young Mother (Luke 1:26-38) While a young woman in Nazareth prepares for her wedding, she receives a stunning message. She would soon be the mother …

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Time for Good News (November, 2020)

Pastor Dirk presented the following three sermons on the Gospel of Mark to begin his ministry at Roser Church. Week 1: A New Beginning (Mark 1:1-8) When everything seems dark, God sends Good News about a Savior who can deliver us from this darkness. Scripture: Mark 1:1-8. Sermon Notes & Discussion Guide Week 2: A …

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