Operation Christmas Child

SUN OCT 9 Please bring empty shoeboxes to the Narthex on Sunday or the church office during the week! SUN OCT 16 Help wrap shoeboxes inn the Fellowship Hall. A light lunch will be provided. SUN NOV 13 Shoebox Dedication. OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD is a Samaritan’s Purse project that collects and delivers gift-filled shoeboxes to children in more …

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Roser Disaster-Relief Team: Hurricane Ian 2022

Wednesday Oct. 5th, Roser volunteers will travel roundtrip to Englewood, FL to assist residents effected by Hurricane Ian. We will work as part of Samaritan’s Purse’s disaster relief operations. This organization is well-practiced in training, equipping, and leading volunteers in relief efforts, as well as identifying urgent and workable needs.Our work may consist of mudouts, …

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Closure Updates for Hurricane Ian

ALL ACTIVITES, EVENTS AND WORSHIP SERVICES WILL TAKE PLACE AS SCHEDULED other than noted below. See NEWS & NOTES, or check the Church Calendar for all coming events. SAT OCT 8: SCHEDULEThe Thrift Shop will not be open – They will only be open Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 – 2:00 next week. FRI OCT …

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Exploring Daniel: When God Invades a Broken World

POSTPONED ONE WEEK DUE TO HURRICAN IAN… What does God have to say when evil empires win and His people suffer? When an exiled servant is carried away into one of these evil empires, God does speak. He reveals powerful visions that entirely transform our view of His ways within a broken world. Come experience the …

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“The Gift” – A Multi-generational Christmas Cantata 2022

THU OCT 6 CANTATA CHOIR REHEARSALS BEGIN! You are invited to be a part of this exciting production! We are extending an open invitation to singers in the congregation and community to join us. Cantata Choir Rehearsals are Thursdays from 6:45 – 8:00 PM in the Roser Sanctuary. Each singer will be given a musical score and recording so …

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Blessings & Lemonade: How Jesus Transforms Our Bad Days (Sept 11-Oct 30)

“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” We have all heard the advice, and we smile, because we know that life is not that simple. In His Sermon on the Mount, however, Jesus takes this message to another level.  He provides concrete reasons to believe that blessing comes even when we face hard times. Join …

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Blood Drive

SUN SEP 11 from 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM. All donors will receive a $20 eGift Card and Cancer Awareness T-shirt and socks! 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 name “Roser Memorial Community Church”) or call One Blood (1-888-936-6283). Or, …

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Serve at Our Daily Bread

MON OCT 10 – 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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The Roser Guild Thrift Shop

PLEASE NOTE: The Thrift Shop closed for tenting on Saturday, October 1The Thrift Shop is open Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM and Saturdays 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Shoppers will find a variety of gently used clothing for women and men, small appliances, comforters, bed spreads, jewelry, magazines, beach items, flatware, glassware, framed …

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Roser Robics

EVERY TUE & THU at 9:30 AM – Click HERE to see all the recorded videos so you can work out with Ann when you are unable to attend! FAITH, FITNESS, FUN! This chair-based exercise class is appropriate for older adults and those looking to lessen the impact on their joints. All ages and skill levels …

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Pack Rice & Beans at Beth-El

THU OCT 6 – The first Thursday of each month from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM is Packing day for Roser volunteers. Everyone is invited to join us to help pack rice and beans at Beth-El Farmworkers Ministry. Contact Lynn Brennan (813-758-3234) for more details or car pool options. Closed-toed shoes and masks are required. Mark your …

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This week in the News – August 31, 2022

Click the picture to scroll through all the articles! Roser Church is located near the Anna Maria City Pier at 512 Pine Avenue. To receive updates click HERE to sign up for our E-Newsletter. If you have questions please call the church office at 941-778-0414, email info@roserchurch.com, go to roserchurch.com or find us on Facebook @roserchurch.

Four Reasons to Hope: The Story of Ruth (Aug 14 – Sept 4)

Join us for Sunday Worship at 8:30 or 10:00 AM in person or online. READ MORE (Video posted after the sermon is completed.) Note: Pastor Dirk’s Sermons also available by Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Castbox, or Spreaker, or Amazon Music When tragedy strikes, a young woman looks for a reason to hope, and she finds it in …

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Matt’s Mission: Disaster-Relief after Flooding in KY

For Samaritan’s Purse disaster-relief volunteers who previously served, the call to action comes by email… Each year, SP organizes dozens of months-long disaster recovery efforts, in addition to years-long rebuilds at select disaster sites. I don’t always get the itch to respond, but this time (August 2022) there was a pull and no good reason …

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Hands on Missions

YOUTH FOR CHRIST – SUNCOAST is looking for mentors and volunteers for their new Parent Life program, and… SAT JUL 30 – THE LORD’S LIGHTHOUSE invites you to the annual “Backpack school supplies, shoes, hair cuts and hygiene event” at 10:00 AM. Come and see what the mission is all about. The Lord’s Lighthouse is …

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This week in the News – July 13, 2022

Thanks to The Anna Maria Islander for helping us spread the word! On Sunday, July 17 you are invited to join us at Roser Church to witness a CHILD BAPTISM during the 10:00 AM service and hear an update from AGAPE FLIGHTS during both services. SPECIAL MUSIC includes a vocal solo by Maggie Carter at 8:30 AM singing Great Is Thy Faithfulness and at 10:00 …

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Guest Speaker: Justin Halas (July 3-10)

Join us for Sunday Worship at 8:30 AM in the Chapel or 10:00 AM. READ MORE Roser is excited to welcome guest speaker, Justin Halas to the pulpit on Sunday, July 3 and10. Both services will also be streamed on the Roser YouTube channel (youtube.com/c/RoserChurch). Justin Halas, once a 15 year drug addict, is now an inspirational speaker, husband, …

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Help Pack Hope Seeds

Roser Church is discontinuing seed packing through the summer. We will resume in the fall and would like to thank all the Roser volunteers for their time, efforts, love and fellowship! 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 …

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This week in the News – May 31, 2022

Our thanks to The Anna Maria Islander for helping us spread the word! Roser Church is located near the Anna Maria City Pier at 512 Pine Avenue. To receive updates click HERE to sign up for our E-Newsletter. If you have questions please call the church office at 941-778-0414, email info@roserchurch.com, go to roserchurch.com or find us on Facebook @roserchurch.

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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A Rocky Path to Glory: Learning Victory from the Master (Mar 2 – Apr 17)

Join us for Sunday Worship at 8:30 or 10:00 AM in person or online. READ MORE True victories — victories that change things and move the pile — are never without cost.  The road to victory winds through stormy environments, dangerous terrain, and brutal opposition.  This is the road that Jesus traveled on His way …

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Still Standing: Finding Strength through the Storm (February, 2022)

As our life together moves forward — facing challenges, overcoming obstacles, finding purpose — we may need some encouragement, assurance that our efforts will not be in vain. How can we know that our journey will end in victory? In his letter to the Philippians, the Apostle Paul writes words of encouragement from behind prison …

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Inspired: Life-Changing Truth in the Story of Daniel (January, 2022)

What inspires our best human achievements?  Many have seen potential where others see only obstacles.  If we are looking for this sort of inspiration, God remains ready to breath it.  In this series we see His work powerfully revealed in the life of Daniel.  Even while enemies and obstacles engulfed him, God gives this young …

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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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Music Ministry Program Updates

HANDBELL CLASSES Are you interested in learning to play handbells? Join the BEGINNER’S HANDBELL CLASS Thursdays 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM in the Sanctuary (Date to be determined). Technique and music reading will be presented in these classes. If there are enough people interested, a second handbell choir and/or a handchime choir will be a regular musical offering …

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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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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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