Classes, Talks & Seminars

Class, Talk & Seminar News

  • Island Library Lecture & Travel Series
    The Friends of the Island Library Lecture and Travel Series has begun! Coming up this Thursday, January 20: Cross Country Tails: Cathy Slusser spent 36 years working as a historian for the Manatee County Clerk’s Office. Upon her retirement in February of 2020, she and her husband left for a seven-month camping trip that fulfilled their lifelong dreams. Cathy will tell stories about life on the road in 2020 with her husband, Glen, and two dogs, Cory, and Lark, as they crossed the country in a 25-foot travel trailer. Lectures take place at Roser Church in the Fellowship Hall. Doors …

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  • Freedom through Faithful Meditation
    WEDNESDAYS JAN 26 – MAR 23 9:00 AM in the Roser Chapel, with Pastor Dirk Too often we allow regrets and worries to rob us of our joy in the present.  Faithful meditation provides a means to break our addiction to these negative thought patterns.   Faith brings an added dimension to this meditation, as we allow God’s truth to dispel the distortions and deceptions that cloud our thinking.  Join us for an eight-week experience designed to free us from fear, doubt and despair. Week 1: Discovering Another Way (Jan 26, 2022) “You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds …

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  • Roser News in the Islander today, Jan 12, 2022
    Everyone is invited to join us in the Roser Church Sanctuary weekdays in January at 12:30 PM. Click here for directions.
  • The January Series – 2022
    WEEKDAYS JAN 10 to 28 ♦ 12:30 PM in the Roser Church Sanctuary The January Series is a FREE 15-day lecture series that takes place each year at Calvin University and aims to cultivate deep thought and conversations about important issues of the day in order to inspire cultural renewal and make us better global citizens in God’s world. View the full lineup of speakers here. Roser is one of the 50+ remote sites across the continent, or tune in online with on demand viewing until midnight each day. The 2022 calendar is available to download and print here. To learn more or register …

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  • Stephen Minister Training – Beginning Jan 5 2022
    Roser Church has long history with the Stephen Ministry, a national program of Christian support for people going through a difficult period in their lives.  The ministry links people in need with volunteers trained to offer individualized caregiving support to people experiencing difficulties such as losing a loved one or coping with a chronic illness/disability.  Roser Church is sponsoring a training for new Stephen Ministers, and you are invited to become one!  Pastor Dirk Rodgers and Dr. Kathie Laundy will teach the twenty-week course on Wednesdays, from January 5 – May 4, 2022 from 2 – 5 PM.  Please join …

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