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Rocky Railway Vacation Bible School, July 13-17, 6-7pm
There are 2 choices for VBS this year.
We will be doing a family-style VBS with social distancing. We are going to have you sit together as a family. If you or anyone in your family is not feeling well, we ask you to stay home. If you have a masks, we are asking you to bring them along.
The Family VBS will start at 6pm. If you are coming right from work and need dinner for your family, please contact Lori B, and we will have a sack picnic dinners available from 5:30- 5:45pm. We are asking for a donation of $10 per family to help cover the supplies.
Please be sure to register so we can get you all the goodies, C/D and craft supply for this years VBS.
For for anyone not comfortable with coming to the onsite VBS, we will have a virtual VBS the same week. We will be making up packs with special goodies to do VBS right in your own home. To register, go to https://vbspro.events/p/events/2020rlc
Link to Virtual VBS:
If you have any questions please contact Lori b at 405-354-3322
Recognizing Our Graduates
On Sunday, June 14, we will be recognizing our graduates at the 10:15am service.
Kamryn Drew Davis, daughter of Jason and Lori Horton.
Graduated from Shawnee High school on 05/18/20.
Starts Tulsa University fall 2020 studying business.
She also graduated from Gordon Cooper for cosmetology on 5/2020
Her hobbies include; fashion, painting and singing.
Teagan Everett graduated on May 8, 2020, from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. She graduated with distinction and with a GPA of 3.6. Throughout her time at OU she made many friends and learned how to be the best educator possible. Now that her college career is over, she is working at Prairie View Elementary school in Mustang, Oklahoma as a Preschool Teacher.
Creston Moore graduated from Oklahoma State University in May 2020 with a Bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness. He also minored in Agronomy and Farm Real Estate Appraisal. Creston was a member of the OSU Agronomy Club. During this year’s summer and fall, Creston is part of a Custom Harvesting Crew.
SPECIAL ACTIVITIES IN JULY
-July 3: Ice cream and fireworks viewing in RLC parking lot, 8:45pm
-July 10: Packing VBS supplies for families, 2pm
-July 11: Drive thru pick-up of VBS supplies for Virtual VBS, 4-5pm
-July 11: LYO meeting in Fellowship Hall (RLC Youth), 6-9pm
-July 12: Drive thru pick-up of VBS supplies for Virtual VBS, 2-3pm
-July 12: LYO Meeting in Fellowship Hall (RLC Youth) 12:30 -3 pm
-July 13-17: Vacation Bible School (in-person and virtual), 6pm
-July 17: RLC movie night on the lawn, 8:45pm
On the Lawn Movie Nights at RLC
Please join us on designated Friday nights, at 8:45pm as we watch a movie together. We will be social distancing, so please bring your lawn chairs, blankets and snack. We will be watching a fun family movie.
There will be a RLC movie night on Friday, July 17, at 8:45 pm--right after VBS. We will be watching “Muppets Most Wanted.”
High School/College Movie Night
Watch for updates when the next Movie Night is scheduled.
Cub Scout Pack is Still Welcoming Members
We have a Cub Scout pack at RLC. If you have kids (Kindergarten-5th grade), you would like to get involved, or if you would like to help out as a leader, contact cubmaster Shelley Olson.
She can be reached at Cubmaster.Shelley@gmail.com or BSA District Executive Lindsey Miller at 580-471-0275 or Lindsey.Miller@scouting.org.
Photos of Youth Activities in 2020
OK AR Synod Youth Gathering in Tulsa, Jan 2020
Photos of Youth Activities in 2019
Making Ornaments for RLC Shut-ins and Ranchwood
Our younger youth and some adults Putt-Putt through the Bible. At each hole there was a Bible story and questions about the Bible story--from creation through Jesus' death and resurrection.
Putt Putt through the Bible, Sept 2019
Interfaith Tour, Sep 15, 2019
Back-to-school Blessings for Students and Teachers and School Supplies for Needy Local Students, Aug 2019
Affirmation of Faith, June 2019
Recognizing Our High School Seniors with Scholarships
Presentation of Youth Bibles on Mother's Day
Celebrating First Communion
Packing Up Our Food We Collected for the Lutheran Bedlam Food Drive
Back-to-school Swim Party, Sep 2019
RLC Youth Delivering Our Donations to Yukon First Responders, Sept 2019
LYO Youth Sumer Camp in Kansas City, June 2019: Courage by the Campfire
Vacation Bible School Fun: June 2019
2019 Seniors Received Beautiful Custom Quilts from our Quilting Ministry
Lutheran Youth Got a Photo with Bishop Mike and Bishop Eaton at the Synod Assembly on May 14, 2019
Easter 2019: The Hunt is On!
Synod Youth Lock-in at RLC: Mar 3
The Younger Youth Synod Gathering: Jan 2019 in Norman, OK
Youth Activities in 2018
Trunk or Treat 2018
Trick or treat for Manna Pantry
This is Me at Sunday School
Back-to-school Swim Party Fun
Thanks for the Francels for hosting a Back-to- school Swim Party on Sunday August 19th.
2018 Youth Gathering Photos
Vacation Bible School, June 2018
Graduating Seniors Honored
On Sunday May 13, we celebrated our graduating seniors from high school, college and trade school, with blessings during services and a special reception at 10:30am in the large fellowship hall. Our three high school seniors received very special quilts from our Quilt Ladies.
Summer Sunday School Social
Affirmation of Faith, May 20
Four 9th grade confirmands affirmed their faith on May 20, during the 10AM Worship Service and a reception followed the worship service
Sunday School Holy Week Scavenger Hunt, Mar 2018
The kids looked for things though out the church that showed pictures or items that told the story of Holy week, from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday.
Youth Movie Day During Teacher Walkout
Youth gathered at RLC to watch Swiss Family Robinson and enjoy snacks and socializing.
WOW! Lots of Easter Eggs
Last Supper, Mar 2108
Our Younger Youth Social, Feb 2018
Looking Back at Our 2017 Youth Activities
Dec 17, 2017: A great program put on by our kids! Merry Christmas
Sunday School Donates to Angel Tree Child, Dec 2017
Nov Youth Lock-in Included a Lesson on Homelessness
What a Fun Time at VBS in June!
Helping Manna Pantry
Some of our youngest members emptied their piggy banks to donate to Manna Pantry. They're starting young helping others have food to eat. Thank you!
Easter Egg Hunts
Younger Youth Gathering
The ELCA Arkansas-Oklahoma Synod Younger Youth Gathering was Feb 18-19 in Norman. It was a great time for Lutheran youth.
Sunday School Fun
Christmas Movie Fun on Nov 19
Graduate Quilt Presentation, June 11
Reception for Graduating Seniors
Graduating seniors were honored at both our early and late service on May 21. In between services, there was a special reception for them, and three scholarships were awarded.
On June 11, they will be presented with beautiful senior quilts. Thank you Quilt Ladies!
Our Youth Helped Make the Feb 28 Pancake Supper a Success
Sunday School Lesson
Looking Back: 2016 RLC Youth Activities
Youth Activity Highlights for 2015
2015 National Youth Gathering
The National Youth Gathering, "Rise Up," was held in Detroit July 15 -- 19th 2015. Several students and sponsors from RLC attended. We worshiped, learned about our faith, played and did service projects with other ELCA youth from around the U.S.
The next ELCA Youth Gathering will be in Houston, Texas in 2018.