Rock News

Foster Friends sock and underwear collection

In partnership with Concordia University, we’ll be collecting new socks and underwear to donate to Foster Friends from now until January 29. Collecting  all sizes (infant to adult), for boys and girls. Look for the collection spot in the Rock cafe area. 

Those who would like to donate items (pancake syrup, noodles, hamburger helper, canned fruit, instant potatoes, new socks and underwear – all sizes – for boys/girls/teens) in support of the David City area can bring them to Weller Hall at CUNE, where there is a collection area right inside of the main front doors facing the circle.


Blue Valley Community Action

Our January item for the Blue Valley food pantry is soap and shampoo, which we collect in a tub in the Rock cafe. Thanks for being a blessing to the community in this way! You can see our Blue Valley Pantry item schedule on our website. Year-round they also collect the following: pasta, pasta meal mixes, instant potato side dishes, and mashed potatoes. They’ve had quite a few more families making use of the pantry this winter, so your help is greatly appreciated.


Building Fund initiative launching

“Solid through the Storm” will prepare The Rock to address facility repairs arising from this summer’s hail storm.  As shared previously, The Rock’s insurance deductible is $45,000 and total costs are still not fully known. Any funds raised beyond the storm repair costs will be held in reserve for additional facility repairs and improvements deemed ministry priorities.

Goal: $45,000 total ($25,000 raised by 12-31-22; $20,000 additional by 6-30-2023)


Life Sunday

Mark your calendars for Sun., Jan. 22 at 3 pm at St. John, Seward, for a Life Sunday event. Rev. Jeff Duncan, Assistant Director of Volunteer Relations at Lutherans for Life, will speak on this year’s Life theme of “Blessed for Life!” Light refreshments will be served.This event is  hosted by the Seward Area Lutherans for Life. Join us as we celebrate life and help our neighbor!


Valentine’s Adventure at St. Paul’s in Utica

The Kindergarten, first, and second grades at St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Utica would like to invite you to their Valentine Adventure on Wednesday, February 1. The Adventure takes place at 6:00, beginning with a windsor loin meal with all of the trimmings and concluding with a program celebrating our Greatest Valentine: God. If you are interested in attending the Adventure, please contact Kati Borchers at (402) 641-8784 for tickets. Ticket prices are as follows: Adults 11+ years $15, Children 5-11 $5 Children 4 & under free.


Nebraska Lutherans for Life essay contest

Nebraska Lutherans for Life would like to invite students in grades 6-12 who are members of a Lutheran congregation or attend a Lutheran school in Nebraska to participate in this year’s Lutherans for Life Essay Contest, based on the 2023 Conference theme: Just As … I Am with the Bible verse: “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” Ephesians 2:10

One winner will be selected for grades 6-8 and one for grades 9-12.Winning entries (one from Grades 6-8 and one from Grades 9-12) will be awarded $100 each.The winning essays will be entered in the national contest.Grand Prize for the national winning entry at each level will be $250 plus free conference registration to the 2023 Conference and one night at a conference hotel. Second place national winners at each level will receive a $125 prize.

Essays should, of course, be the students’ individual, original work, but pastors, teachers, and parents are encouraged to discuss the criteria on which the essays will be judged. The same rubrics will be used at both the state and national levels. Please request a copy of the rules and rubrics from Bob Saeger, Nebraska LFL president, at saeger001@windstream.net. Entries must be submitted electronically by April 1, 2023.


Walk Thru the Bible New Testament for Families 

This event will be held February 25, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Harvest Hall, located on the Seward County Fairgrounds. This event is for kids in grades 1-5 and 6th grade to adults.

  • View the flyer HERE.
  • Click HERE for more details.
  • Register HERE.

YogaFaith News

Join Erika Rolf (RYT-200) or Sara Moll (RYT-200) for Christian YogaFaith classes at The Rock!  

Class offerings are as follows:  All Level YogaFaith is on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 5:30 p.m.; Restorative YogaFaith every Sunday night at 7:00 p.m.; Flow and Go is offered twice a month on Saturday mornings from 8:00-8:45 a.m.;  and a 15-minute Sonrise YogaFaith class focuses on stretching, prayer and God’s word. Please see their Facebook page for a full calendar and more information.  https://www.facebook.com/YogaFaith-Seward-256010628294784/



Our Website | http://www.therockseward.org/

Giving while at home | http://www.therockseward.org/giving-at-the-rock/

Vimeo | https://vimeo.com/therockseward  

YouTube | https://www.youtube.com/c/TheRockSewardNebraska

Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/therockseward 

Contact Us | info@therockseward.org 

Prayer Requests | prayers@therockseward.org 

Mail | PO Box 199, Seward, NE 68434

Prayer requests are received by our prayer warriors, as well as Pastor Mike Meyer. If you would like them kept confidential and not included in public prayers on Sundays, just let us know in your email.

Rock News

See you this Wednesday!

Stepping Stones and FaithInk Wednesday evening activities will resume this week, January 11.


Foster Friends sock and underwear collection

In partnership with Concordia University, we’ll be collecting new socks and underwear to donate to Foster Friends from now until January 29. Collecting  all sizes (infant to adult), for boys and girls. Look for the collection spot in the Rock cafe area.


Blue Valley Community Action

Our January item for the Blue Valley food pantry is soap and shampoo, which we collect in a tub in the Rock cafe. Thanks for being a blessing to the community in this way! You can see our Blue Valley Pantry item schedule on our website. Year-round they also collect the following: pasta, pasta meal mixes, instant potato side dishes, and mashed potatoes. They’ve had quite a few more families making use of the pantry this winter, so your help is greatly appreciated.


Building Fund initiative launching

“Solid through the Storm” will prepare The Rock to address facility repairs arising from this summer’s hail storm.  As shared previously, The Rock’s insurance deductible is $45,000 and total costs are still not fully known. Any funds raised beyond the storm repair costs will be held in reserve for additional facility repairs and improvements deemed ministry priorities. 

Goal: $45,000 total ($25,000 raised by 12-31-22; $20,000 additional by 6-30-2023)


Life Sunday

Mark your calendars for Sun., Jan. 22 at 3 pm at St. John, Seward, for a Life Sunday event. Rev. Jeff Duncan, Assistant Director of Volunteer Relations at Lutherans for Life, will speak on this year’s Life theme of “Blessed for Life!” Light refreshments will be served.This event is  hosted by the Seward Area Lutherans for Life. Join us as we celebrate life and help our neighbor!


Valentine’s Adventure at St. Paul’s in Utica

The Kindergarten, first, and second grades at St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Utica would like to invite you to their Valentine Adventure on Wednesday, February 1. The Adventure takes place at 6:00, beginning with a windsor loin meal with all of the trimmings and concluding with a program celebrating our Greatest Valentine: God. If you are interested in attending the Adventure, please contact Kati Borchers at (402) 641-8784 for tickets. Ticket prices are as follows: Adults 11+ years $15, Children 5-11 $5 Children 4 & under free.


YogaFaith News

Join Erika Rolf (RYT-200) or Sara Moll (RYT-200) for Christian YogaFaith classes at The Rock!  

Class offerings are as follows:  All Level YogaFaith is on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 5:30 p.m.; Restorative YogaFaith every Sunday night at 7:00 p.m.; Flow and Go is offered twice a month on Saturday mornings from 8:00-8:45 a.m.;  and a 15-minute Sonrise YogaFaith class focuses on stretching, prayer and God’s word. Please see their Facebook page for a full calendar and more information.  https://www.facebook.com/YogaFaith-Seward-256010628294784/



Our Website | http://www.therockseward.org/

Giving while at home | http://www.therockseward.org/giving-at-the-rock/

Vimeo | https://vimeo.com/therockseward  

YouTube | https://www.youtube.com/c/TheRockSewardNebraska

Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/therockseward 

Contact Us | info@therockseward.org 

Prayer Requests | prayers@therockseward.org 

Mail | PO Box 199, Seward, NE 68434

Prayer requests are received by our prayer warriors, as well as Pastor Mike Meyer. If you would like them kept confidential and not included in public prayers on Sundays, just let us know in your email.

Rock News: No Wednesday Activities!

No Wednesday Evening Activities!

Due to the weather advisories, we will not be having Stepping Stones and FaithInk this week. Please stay home and stay warm! Wednesday evening activities will resume January 11.


Join us for our holiday services

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 5:30

Christmas Day Worship at 10:00

New Year’s Day Worship at 10:00


Our current series is Big Christmas

We hope you’re enjoying our new series, Big Christmas! CLICK HERE for each week’s handout of opportunities that you can use to share God’s Big Love during the Christmas season. Did you miss this week’s service? You can always catch up by watching the archived videos of our weekly services at THIS LINK


Building Fund initiative launching

“Solid through the Storm” will prepare The Rock to address facility repairs arising from this summer’s hail storm.  As shared previously, The Rock’s insurance deductible is $45,000 and total costs are still not fully known. Any funds raised beyond the storm repair costs will be held in reserve for additional facility repairs and improvements deemed ministry priorities. 

Goal: $45,000 total ($25,000 raised by 12-31-22; $20,000 additional by 6-30-2023)


Blue Valley Community Action

Our December item for the Blue Valley food pantry is tuna. The growing Tower of Tuna is in the Rock Cafe. Thanks for being a blessing to the community in this way! You can see our Blue Valley Pantry item schedule on our website. Also, they would still like more of the following: pasta, pasta meal mixes, instant potato side dishes, and mashed potatoes. 

Thrivent Financial contacted us to say: Please pass on our appreciation to the congregation for taking part in the November Food Shelf Challenge! We are excited to make a $500 donation to the BVCA in Seward as a generosity multiplier for your efforts! Thank you for serving the community and helping others to #LiveGenerously this holiday season.


YogaFaith News

Join Erika Rolf (RYT-200) or Sara Moll (RYT-200) for Christian YogaFaith classes at The Rock!  

Class offerings are as follows:  All Level YogaFaith is on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 5:30 p.m.; Restorative YogaFaith every Sunday night at 7:00 p.m.; Flow and Go is offered twice a month on Saturday mornings from 8:00-8:45 a.m.;  and a 15-minute Sonrise YogaFaith class focuses on stretching, prayer and God’s word. Please see their Facebook page for a full calendar and more information.  https://www.facebook.com/YogaFaith-Seward-256010628294784/



Our Website | http://www.therockseward.org/

Giving while at home | http://www.therockseward.org/giving-at-the-rock/

Vimeo | https://vimeo.com/therockseward  

YouTube | https://www.youtube.com/c/TheRockSewardNebraska

Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/therockseward 

Contact Us | info@therockseward.org 

Prayer Requests | prayers@therockseward.org 

Mail | PO Box 199, Seward, NE 68434

Prayer requests are received by our prayer warriors, as well as Pastor Mike Meyer. If you would like them kept confidential and not included in public prayers on Sundays, just let us know in your email.

Rock News: Bell Ringers Needed!

Volunteers needed Friday!

Salvation Army bell ringers are needed at Wal-Mart this Friday, December 9, from 4:00pm—9:00pm…Sign up for an hour shift…ring as a family…as a group of friends…as an individual. Email Danna Seevers  if you are willing to help at danna.seevers@gmail.com.


Our current series is Big Christmas

We hope you’re enjoying our new series, Big Christmas! CLICK HERE for each week’s handout of opportunities that you can use to share God’s Big Love during the Christmas season. Did you miss this week’s service? You can always catch up by watching the archived videos of our weekly services at THIS LINK


Big Holiday Meal

Join us after the service next Sunday, December 11, for our Big Holiday Meal! We’ll have turkeys and all of the traditional sides. We want you to bring the desserts to share! All of our Concordia students are encouraged to join us as guests, and let us treat you to this Big Holiday Meal!


Building Fund initiative launching

 “Solid through the Storm” will prepare The Rock to address facility repairs arising from this summer’s hail storm.  As shared previously, The Rock’s insurance deductible is $45,000 and total costs are still not fully known. Any funds raised beyond the storm repair costs will be held in reserve for additional facility repairs and improvements deemed ministry priorities.

Goal: $45,000 total ($25,000 raised by 12-31-22; $20,000 additional by 6-30-2023)


Breakfast in Bethlehem at St. John, Seward

All are invited to Breakfast at Bethlehem at St. John in Seward on Saturday, December 10 from 8-11 (breakfast served until 10:30). Enjoy breakfast, witness a live nativity, hear the Christmas story, take a family photo, create a Christmas ornament. Pre-registration is appreciated, but not required. CLICK HERE to register.


Blue Valley Community Action

Thanks to the forever family who gathered 616 hygiene items to bless Blue Valley Community Action in our Give Thanks and Give Back November challenge. Since we successfully hit our target of 500 items, the collection drive will be supplemented with a Generosity Multiplier Gift for BVCA, courtesy of the Thrivent Member Network – Nebraska Region.

Our December item for the Blue Valley food pantry is tuna. The growing Tower of Tuna is in the Rock Cafe. Thanks for being a blessing to the community in this way! You can see our Blue Valley Pantry item schedule on our website. Also, they would still like more of the following: pasta, pasta meal mixes, instant potato side dishes, and mashed potatoes. 


YogaFaith News

Join Erika Rolf (RYT-200) or Sara Moll (RYT-200) for Christian YogaFaith classes at The Rock!  

Class offerings are as follows:  All Level YogaFaith is on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 5:30 p.m.; Restorative YogaFaith every Sunday night at 7:00 p.m.; Flow and Go is offered twice a month on Saturday mornings from 8:00-8:45 a.m.;  and a 15-minute Sonrise YogaFaith class focuses on stretching, prayer and God’s word. Please see their Facebook page for a full calendar and more information.  https://www.facebook.com/YogaFaith-Seward-256010628294784/



Our Website | http://www.therockseward.org/

Giving while at home | http://www.therockseward.org/giving-at-the-rock/

Vimeo | https://vimeo.com/therockseward  

YouTube | https://www.youtube.com/c/TheRockSewardNebraska

Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/therockseward 

Contact Us | info@therockseward.org 

Prayer Requests | prayers@therockseward.org 

Mail | PO Box 199, Seward, NE 68434

Prayer requests are received by our prayer warriors, as well as Pastor Mike Meyer. If you would like them kept confidential and not included in public prayers on Sundays, just let us know in your email.

Rock News

Prayer Service for Betty Menze

Please pray for the family of Betty Menze, who passed away this week. The forever family of the Rock is invited to attend a prayer service on Monday, December 5 at 7:30 PM at Zabka Funeral Home, 410 Jackson, Seward. Pastor Mike Meyer will be officiating the service. You can read Betty’s obituary AT THIS LINK.


Our current series is Big Christmas

We hope you’re enjoying our new series, Big Christmas! Last week we were reminded that people all around us have Big Problems that can only be solved by a Big God. And he chooses to help them through us. CLICK HERE for our week 1 opportunities that you can use to share God’s Big Love during the Christmas season. Did you miss this week’s service? You can always catch up by watching the archived videos of our weekly services at THIS LINK


Big Holiday Meal

Join us after the service next Sunday, December 11, for our Big Holiday Meal! We’ll have turkeys and all of the traditional sides. We want you to bring the desserts to share! All of our Concordia students are encouraged to join us as guests, and let us treat you to this Big Holiday Meal!


Bell Ringers Needed

Salvation Army bell ringers are needed at WalMart, Friday, December 9, from 4:00pm—9:00pm…Sign up for an hour shift…ring as a family…as a group of friends…as an individual.  Sign-up sheet is in the Rock Café.


Building Fund initiative launching

“Solid through the Storm” will prepare The Rock to address facility repairs arising from this summer’s hail storm.  As shared previously, The Rock’s insurance deductible is $45,000 and total costs are still not fully known. Any funds raised beyond the storm repair costs will be held in reserve for additional facility repairs and improvements deemed ministry priorities.

Goal: $45,000 total ($25,000 raised by 12-31-22; $20,000 additional by 6-30-2023)


Breakfast in Bethlehem at St. John, Seward

All are invited to Breakfast at Bethlehem at St. John in Seward on Saturday, December 10 from 8-11 (breakfast served until 10:30). Enjoy breakfast, witness a live nativity, hear the Christmas story, take a family photo, create a Christmas ornament. Pre-registration is appreciated, but not required. CLICK HERE to register.


Blue Valley Community Action

Thanks to all in the forever family who gathered more than 600 hygiene items to bless Blue Valley Community Action in our Give Thanks and Give Back November challenge. Since we successfully hit our target of 500 items, the collection drive will be supplemented with a Generosity Multiplier Gift for BVCA, courtesy of the Thrivent Member Network – Nebraska Region.

Our December item for the Blue Valley food pantry is tuna. The collection box is in the Rock Cafe. Thanks for being a blessing to the community in this way! You can see our Blue Valley Pantry item schedule on our website. Also, they would still like more of the following: pasta, pasta meal mixes, instant potato side dishes, and mashed potatoes. 


YogaFaith News

Join Erika Rolf (RYT-200) or Sara Moll (RYT-200) for Christian YogaFaith classes at The Rock!  

Class offerings are as follows:  All Level YogaFaith is on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 5:30 p.m.; Restorative YogaFaith every Sunday night at 7:00 p.m.; Flow and Go is offered twice a month on Saturday mornings from 8:00-8:45 a.m.;  and a 15-minute Sonrise YogaFaith class focuses on stretching, prayer and God’s word. Please see their Facebook page for a full calendar and more information.  https://www.facebook.com/YogaFaith-Seward-256010628294784/



Our Website | http://www.therockseward.org/

Giving while at home | http://www.therockseward.org/giving-at-the-rock/

Vimeo | https://vimeo.com/therockseward  

YouTube | https://www.youtube.com/c/TheRockSewardNebraska

Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/therockseward 

Contact Us | info@therockseward.org 

Prayer Requests | prayers@therockseward.org 

Mail | PO Box 199, Seward, NE 68434

Prayer requests are received by our prayer warriors, as well as Pastor Mike Meyer. If you would like them kept confidential and not included in public prayers on Sundays, just let us know in your email.

Rock News: Happy Thanksgiving!

This November we will be collecting 500 hygiene items for Blue Valley Community Action’s food pantry.  We are currently at 284 items and need to reach 500 by Wednesday, November 30. Thank you for your generosity!

If we can successfully collect 500 hygiene items between November 1-30, then the collection will be supplemented with a Generosity Multiplier Gift, a grant of $500, courtesy of the Thrivent Member Network – Nebraska Region, gifted to Blue Valley Community Action. 

We are collecting feminine products, toothbrushes, shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, baby wipes, and diapers. You can put all of this in the usual collection tote in the Rock Cafe area on Sundays or send them with your kids to Stepping Stones and FaithInk. Let’s Give Thanks and Give Back this November!

Thanks for being a blessing to the community in this way! You can see our Blue Valley Pantry item schedule on our website


Work Day this Sunday: Will you help?

This Sunday, November 27th, willing hands are needed to put up the Nativity Scene after our worship gathering (11:30-ish). The weather looks favorable and, with a good group, the entire process will take about an hour.

  • The task: carry and then arrange plywood nativity characters on the front lawn, then secure them with wires and metal stakes using a large hammer
  • Helpful items: gloves and, if you are the “pounder,” ear protection; bring large hammer if you have one
  • First 10 volunteers: If you email scott.seevers@cune.edu or text him at 402-641-5553 to volunteer, he will order a box lunch for you. Thank you!

Building Fund initiative launching 

“Solid through the Storm” will prepare The Rock to address facility repairs arising from this summer’s hail storm.  As shared previously, The Rock’s insurance deductible is $45,000 and total costs are still not fully known. Any funds raised beyond the storm repair costs will be held in reserve for additional facility repairs and improvements deemed ministry priorities. 

Goal: $45,000 total ($25,000 raised by 12-31-22; $20,000 additional by 6-30-2023)


Breakfast in Bethlehem at St. John, Seward

All are invited to Breakfast at Bethlehem at St. John in Seward on Saturday, December 10 from 8-11 (breakfast served until 10:30). Enjoy breakfast, witness a live nativity, hear the Christmas story, take a family photo, create a Christmas ornament. Pre-registration is appreciated, but not required. CLICK HERE to register.


Apple Dip Recipe

Many people asked for the apple dip recipe at our latest potluck meal. You can find it below! 


Plan now for holiday services

  • Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 5:30
  • Christmas Day Worship at 10:00
  • New Year’s Day Worship at 10:00

YogaFaith News

Join Erika Rolf (RYT-200) or Sara Moll (RYT-200) for Christian YogaFaith classes at The Rock!  

No classes this Thursday or Sunday

Class offerings are as follows:  All Level YogaFaith is on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 5:30 p.m.; Restorative YogaFaith every Sunday night at 7:00 p.m.; Flow and Go is offered twice a month on Saturday mornings from 8:00-8:45 a.m.;  and a 15-minute Sonrise YogaFaith class focuses on stretching, prayer and God’s word. Please see their Facebook page for a full calendar and more information.  https://www.facebook.com/YogaFaith-Seward-256010628294784/



Our Website | http://www.therockseward.org/

Giving while at home | http://www.therockseward.org/giving-at-the-rock/

Vimeo | https://vimeo.com/therockseward  

YouTube | https://www.youtube.com/c/TheRockSewardNebraska

Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/therockseward 

Contact Us | info@therockseward.org 

Prayer Requests | prayers@therockseward.org 

Mail | PO Box 199, Seward, NE 68434

Prayer requests are received by our prayer warriors, as well as Pastor Mike Meyer. If you would like them kept confidential and not included in public prayers on Sundays, just let us know in your email.

Rock News

There will be no men’s prayer breakfast this Saturday! Join us the rest of the Saturdays between November 19 and December 10 for breakfast starting at 7 in the Rock cafe.


This November we will be collecting 500 hygiene items for Blue Valley Community Action’s food pantry!  If we can successfully collect 500 hygiene items between November 1-30, then the collection will be supplemented with a Generosity Multiplier Gift, a grant of $500, courtesy of the Thrivent Member Network – Nebraska Region, gifted to Blue Valley Community Action. 

We are collecting feminine products, toothbrushes, shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, baby wipes, and diapers. You can put all of this in the usual collection tote in the Rock Cafe area on Sundays or send them with your kids to Stepping Stones and FaithInk. Let’s Give Thanks and Give Back this November!

Thanks for being a blessing to the community in this way! You can see our Blue Valley Pantry item schedule on our website


Wings! Nachos! Dips! Join us after the service on Sunday, November 20 for a Tailgate Potluck lunch. Bring some of your favorite tailgate picnic items (minus the adult beverages) to share with our Forever Family. We’ll provide drinks and table service. We’ll also have extension cords if your food is in a slow cooker.


The Nebraska District LCMS is seeking a full-time treasurer to manage the business affairs of the district and assist the district president in caring for the financial matters of district congregations and workers. The Nebraska District Treasurer is an integral leader of the district and district ministries.  The Treasurer is the primary guide for the District Board of Directors in helping them fulfill their fiduciary duties on behalf of the congregations of the district. The position requires both a firm accounting capacity and a kingdom perspective. We seek to be careful stewards of God’s gifts and work to make the greatest impact on our world with His grace, therefore the Treasurer is a person of faith and witness as we make every effort to build up our congregations and workers in their gospel ministries. This work includes assisting the district president in caring for the financial matters of district workers and congregations and their treasurers. As business manager for the district office and staff, the treasurer also helps care for those working deployed and in the office.  Learn more at https://ndlcms.org/jobs/


Our current sermon series (through Thanksgiving) will be focused on the TV series The Chosen. Try to watch episode 8 before Sunday, if you can. To watch it for free, you can either get “The Chosen” app or go to https://watch.angelstudios.com/thechosen/watch


Are you interested in joining The Rock mission team that will be traveling to Guatemala June 24-July 1? We will be hosting a week long VBS at Santa Cruz Lutheran Church in Amatitlan, Guatemala. Depending on the gifts of the team, we might also be offering women and teen ministry opportunities or possibly art and music classes. As our group comes together we will see what is the best fit for our talents and the needs of the ministry at Santa Cruz. If you are interested or would like to learn more about this opportunity, please reach out to Pastor Mike or Jen Janousek (JenJanousek@yahoo.com or 402-499-3512). A $300 deposit (per person) towards the trip is due this Sunday, November 13. Space is limited. 


St. Paul Lutheran School in Utica will be holding their Fall Bazaar on November 13 from 10-1 at the St. Paul School Gym, 1100 D Street, Utica. They will have an assortment of crafts and home-based businesses participating, a baked goods sale, and will be serving soup and cinnamon rolls. They’ll be holding a free will donation with the proceeds benefiting the school, and 10% of what they collect will be given to assist with medical expenses for Saige Scheele. 


YogaFaith News:  Join Erika Rolf (RYT-200) or Sara Moll (RYT-200) for Christian YogaFaith classes at The Rock!  

Class offerings are as follows:  All Level YogaFaith is on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 5:30 p.m.; Restorative YogaFaith every Sunday night at 7:00 p.m.; Flow and Go is offered twice a month on Saturday mornings from 8:00-8:45 a.m.;  and a 15-minute Sonrise YogaFaith class focuses on stretching, prayer and God’s word. Please see their Facebook page for a full calendar and more information.  https://www.facebook.com/YogaFaith-Seward-256010628294784/



Our Website | http://www.therockseward.org/

Giving while at home | http://www.therockseward.org/giving-at-the-rock/

Vimeo | https://vimeo.com/therockseward  

YouTube | https://www.youtube.com/c/TheRockSewardNebraska

Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/therockseward 

Contact Us | info@therockseward.org 

Prayer Requests | prayers@therockseward.org 

Mail | PO Box 199, Seward, NE 68434

Prayer requests are received by our prayer warriors, as well as Pastor Mike Meyer. If you would like them kept confidential and not included in public prayers on Sundays, just let us know in your email.

Rock News

This November we are collecting 500 hygiene items for Blue Valley Community Action’s food pantry!  If we can successfully collect 500 hygiene items between November 1-30, then the collection will be supplemented with a Generosity Multiplier Gift, a grant of $500, courtesy of the Thrivent Member Network – Nebraska Region, gifted to Blue Valley Community Action. 

We are collecting feminine products, toothbrushes, shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, baby wipes, and diapers. You can put all of this in the usual collection tote in the Rock Cafe area on Sundays or send them with your kids to Stepping Stones and FaithInk. Let’s Give Thanks and Give Back this November!

Thanks for being a blessing to the community in this way! You can see our Blue Valley Pantry item schedule on our website


Wings! Nachos! Dips! Join us after the service on Sunday, November 20 for a Tailgate Potluck lunch. Bring some of your favorite tailgate picnic items (minus the adult beverages) to share with our Forever Family. We’ll provide drinks and table service. We’ll also have extension cords if your food is in a slow cooker.


Our current sermon series (through Thanksgiving) will be focused on the TV series The Chosen. Try to watch episode 7 before Sunday, if you can. To watch it for free, you can either get “The Chosen” app or go to https://watch.angelstudios.com/thechosen/watch


Are you interested in joining The Rock mission team that will be traveling to Guatemala June 24-July 1? We will be hosting a week long VBS at Santa Cruz Lutheran Church in Amatitlan, Guatemala. Depending on the gifts of the team, we might also be offering women and teen ministry opportunities or possibly art and music classes. As our group comes together we will see what is the best fit for our talents and the needs of the ministry at Santa Cruz. If you are interested or would like to learn more about this opportunity, please reach out to Pastor Mike or Jen Janousek (JenJanousek@yahoo.com or 402-499-3512). A $300 deposit (per person) towards the trip is due November 13. Space is limited. 


St. Paul Lutheran School in Utica will be holding their Fall Bazaar on November 13 from 10-1 at the St. Paul School Gym, 1100 D Street, Utica. They will have an assortment of crafts and home-based businesses participating, a baked goods sale, and will be serving soup and cinnamon rolls. They’ll be holding a free will donation with the proceeds benefiting the school, and 10% of what they collect will be given to assist with expenses for Saige Scheele. 


YogaFaith News:  Join Erika Rolf (RYT-200) or Sara Moll (RYT-200) for Christian YogaFaith classes at The Rock!  

Class offerings are as follows:  All Level YogaFaith is on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 5:30 p.m.; Restorative YogaFaith every Sunday night at 7:00 p.m.; Flow and Go is offered twice a month on Saturday mornings from 8:00-8:45 a.m.;  and a 15-minute Sonrise YogaFaith class focuses on stretching, prayer and God’s word. Please see their Facebook page for a full calendar and more information.  https://www.facebook.com/YogaFaith-Seward-256010628294784/



Our Website | http://www.therockseward.org/

Giving while at home | http://www.therockseward.org/giving-at-the-rock/

Vimeo | https://vimeo.com/therockseward  

YouTube | https://www.youtube.com/c/TheRockSewardNebraska

Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/therockseward 

Contact Us | info@therockseward.org 

Prayer Requests | prayers@therockseward.org 

Mail | PO Box 199, Seward, NE 68434

Prayer requests are received by our prayer warriors, as well as Pastor Mike Meyer. If you would like them kept confidential and not included in public prayers on Sundays, just let us know in your email.

Rock News

Our current sermon series (through Thanksgiving) will be focused on the TV series The Chosen. Try to watch episode 6 before Sunday, if you can. To watch it for free, you can either get “The Chosen” app or go to https://watch.angelstudios.com/thechosen/watch


Are you interested in joining The Rock mission team that will be traveling to Guatemala June 24-July 1? We will be hosting a week long VBS at Santa Cruz Lutheran Church in Amatitlan, Guatemala. Depending on the gifts of the team, we might also be offering women and teen ministry opportunities or possibly art and music classes. As our group comes together we will see what is the best fit for our talents and the needs of the ministry at Santa Cruz. If you are interested or would like to learn more about this opportunity, please reach out to Pastor Mike or Jen Janousek (JenJanousek@yahoo.com or 402-499-3512). A $300 deposit (per person) towards the trip is due November 13. Space is limited. There will be an informational meeting after church on Sunday, October 30th.


Children and families in Seward and the surrounding areas are invited to David Hall on the Concordia University, Nebraska campus on Saturday, October 29 between 3 and 5 p.m. to enjoy the university’s Project Pumpkin trick-or-treat event.

The event is hosted by the residents of the building, and the halls of the dorm will be decorated with a variety of family-friendly, seasonal themes. Children are encouraged to wear costumes for trick-or-treating throughout the decorated dorm.


St. John’s Lutheran Church, located at 200 Paris Street, in Cordova will be having their All Saints Bible Walk on Sunday, October 30th from 5:00-7:00 p.m., with a 4:45 p.m. tour for people with limited mobility.  You are invited to join them on a tour back in time. You will meet various Bible characters, each with a message and candy treat for you. Everyone is invited! Call 402-576-3211 with any questions.


St. Paul Lutheran School in Utica will be holding their Fall Bazaar on November 13 from 10-1 at the St. Paul School Gym, 1100 D Street, Utica. They will have an assortment of crafts and home-based businesses participating, a baked goods sale, and will be serving soup and cinnamon rolls. They’ll be holding a free will donation with the proceeds benefiting the school, and 10% of what they collect will be given to assist with medical expenses for Saige Scheele. 


Our October item for the Blue Valley food pantry is rice.The collection box is in the Rock Cafe. Thanks for being a blessing to the community in this way! You can see our Blue Valley Pantry item schedule on our website. Also, they would still like more of the following: pasta, pasta meal mixes, instant potato side dishes, and mashed potatoes. 


YogaFaith News:  Join Erika Rolf (RYT-200) or Sara Moll (RYT-200) for Christian YogaFaith classes at The Rock!  

Class offerings are as follows:  All Level YogaFaith is on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 5:30 p.m.; Restorative YogaFaith every Sunday night at 7:00 p.m.; Flow and Go is offered twice a month on Saturday mornings from 8:00-8:45 a.m.;  and a 15-minute Sonrise YogaFaith class focuses on stretching, prayer and God’s word. Please see their Facebook page for a full calendar and more information.  https://www.facebook.com/YogaFaith-Seward-256010628294784/



Our Website | http://www.therockseward.org/

Giving while at home | http://www.therockseward.org/giving-at-the-rock/

Vimeo | https://vimeo.com/therockseward  

YouTube | https://www.youtube.com/c/TheRockSewardNebraska

Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/therockseward 

Contact Us | info@therockseward.org 

Prayer Requests | prayers@therockseward.org 

Mail | PO Box 199, Seward, NE 68434

Prayer requests are received by our prayer warriors, as well as Pastor Mike Meyer. If you would like them kept confidential and not included in public prayers on Sundays, just let us know in your email.

Rock News

Our current sermon series (through Thanksgiving) will be focused on the TV series The Chosen. Try to watch episode 5 before Sunday, if you can. To watch it for free, you can either get “The Chosen” app or go to https://watch.angelstudios.com/thechosen/watch. Discussion guides for each episode are available in print in the cafe after church, or HERE ON OUR WEBSITE.


Are you interested in joining The Rock mission team that will be traveling to Guatemala June 24-July 1? We will be hosting a week long VBS at Santa Cruz Lutheran Church in Amatitlan, Guatemala. Depending on the gifts of the team, we might also be offering women and teen ministry opportunities or possibly art and music classes. As our group comes together we will see what is the best fit for our talents and the needs of the ministry at Santa Cruz. If you are interested or would like to learn more about this opportunity, please reach out to Pastor Mike or Jen Janousek (JenJanousek@yahoo.com or 402-499-3512). A $300 deposit (per person) towards the trip is due November 13. Space is limited. There will be an informational meeting after church on Sunday, October 30th.


Our October item for the Blue Valley food pantry is rice. The collection box is in the Rock Cafe. Thanks for being a blessing to the community in this way! You can see our Blue Valley Pantry item schedule on our website. Also, they would still like more of the following: pasta, pasta meal mixes, instant potato side dishes, and mashed potatoes. 


St. Paul Lutheran School in Utica will be holding their Fall Bazaar on November 13 from 10-1 at the St. Paul School Gym, 1100 D Street, Utica. They will have an assortment of crafts and home-based businesses participating, a baked goods sale, and will be serving soup and cinnamon rolls. They’ll be holding a free will donation with the proceeds benefiting the school, and 10% of what they collect will be given to assist with medical expenses for Saige Scheele. 


St. John’s Lutheran Church, located at 200 Paris Street, in Cordova will be having their All Saints Bible Walk on Sunday, October 30th from 5:00-7:00 p.m., with a 4:45 p.m. tour for people with limited mobility.  You are invited to join them on a tour back in time. You will meet various Bible characters, each with a message and candy treat for you. Everyone is invited! Call 402-576-3211 with any questions.


Children and families in Seward and the surrounding areas are invited to David Hall on the Concordia University, Nebraska campus on Saturday, October 29 between 3 and 5 p.m. to enjoy the university’s Project Pumpkin trick-or-treat event.

The event is hosted by the residents of the building, and the halls of the dorm will be decorated with a variety of family-friendly, seasonal themes. Children are encouraged to wear costumes for trick-or-treating throughout the decorated dorm.


Concordia University, Nebraska’s Art Department will be holding Saturday School morning sessions for elementary and middle-level students to learn about and create art. The sessions will be taught by Concordia students enrolled in Methods of Art Education and observed by professor and department chairman Don Robson.

The sessions, available to Pre-kindergarten through 8th grade students, are divided by age group. Each session will be based on a discipline-based art education unit plan, addressing art history, aesthetics, constructive criticism, and art making.

All sessions will run from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The classes will be held on Concordia University’s campus in Brommer Art Center, Room 123. A $5.00 fee per student is required for registration and supplies. Each session has 25 seats available.

Please notify Kay Rohren at kay.rohren@cune.edu at if your child has allergies and dress your child in clothes that can get messy.

Below are the dates for Saturday Art School for the Fall 2022 Semester

  • 10/29 Pre-Kindergarten Saturday School
  • 11/5 Kindergarten Saturday School
  • 11/12 1St & 2nd Grade Saturday School
  • 12/3 3rd & 4th Grade Saturday School
  • 12/10 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Grade Saturday School

Registration is online. To register your child or children, please follow this link: https://go.cune.edu/saturdayartfall22


YogaFaith News:  Join Erika Rolf (RYT-200) or Sara Moll (RYT-200) for Christian YogaFaith classes at The Rock!  

Class offerings are as follows:  All Level YogaFaith is on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 5:30 p.m.; Restorative YogaFaith every Sunday night at 7:00 p.m.; Flow and Go is offered twice a month on Saturday mornings from 8:00-8:45 a.m.;  and a 15-minute Sonrise YogaFaith class focuses on stretching, prayer and God’s word. Please see their Facebook page for a full calendar and more information.  https://www.facebook.com/YogaFaith-Seward-256010628294784/


Our Website | http://www.therockseward.org/

Giving while at home | http://www.therockseward.org/giving-at-the-rock/

Vimeo | https://vimeo.com/therockseward  

YouTube | https://www.youtube.com/c/TheRockSewardNebraska

Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/therockseward 

Contact Us | info@therockseward.org 

Prayer Requests | prayers@therockseward.org 

Mail | PO Box 199, Seward, NE 68434

Prayer requests are received by our prayer warriors, as well as Pastor Mike Meyer. If you would like them kept confidential and not included in public prayers on Sundays, just let us know in your email.