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On Mission in the Rocket City

Rocket City Missions

RocketCity Missions of Huntsville is a ministry of the Madison Baptist Association working in conjunction with the City of Huntsville to serve families in need that live in our community. We will be serving alongside other youth groups from churches in our area and involved in projects that would range from roofing, building wheel-chair ramps, pressure cleaning, vinyl...

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Service Trip to Portland, Maine

As was announced this pastSundayduring our mission interview, we have a group of our men that will be traveling to Portland, Maine this July to serve with one of the churches that we partner with at Christ Fellowship of Maine. They are in need of some much-needed renovations to their facility. The entire outside of the building needs to be painted, windows replaced, and si...

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“SEEDS PLANTED…” Results from our Spring Retreat - Digital Detox Needed!

This past weekend we tackled an issue that many of us facesocial media addiction. Some of the national statistics and scientific research: 210 Million Americans suffer from internet social media addictions. Research tells us thatthe average Americancan't leave his or hercell phone alone formore than 6.5minutes checkingthem up to a 150times every day. Scientists ...

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Unplug & CONNECT

Our theme this year's student retreat is how weCONNECTto the heart of the Father. Helping students learn what we were created for and finding their souls satisfaction in a closeCONNECTIONwith God means being willing toUNPLUGfrom the things of this world. Are our smartphones tools that facilitate our commitment to the central purposes and values of our lives, or are they...

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Great Is Thy Faithfulness

Right now, in light of the events in our world, it is good to remember: Lamentations 3:21-24 (ESV) "But this I call to mind, andtherefore I have hope:The steadfast love of theLordnever ceases; His mercies never come to an end;they are newevery morning;great is your faithfulness."TheLordis my portion," says my soul,"therefore I will hope in him." Great Is Thy Faithfulnes...

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Chicago Mission Trip

This Fridaymorning our team of 19 leave for the 'Windy City' of Chicago. We will be partnering with Craig Elizabeth Priestly who live on the West side of Chicago, near Humboldt Park. They are a part of Legacy Christian Fellowship, which is seeking to spread the gospel through house church partnerships; they currently have 9 such churches. During the week, these churches m...

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Student Ministry Summer Mission Opportunities

Please be in prayer for our students this summer. Specifically we have 2 different mission activities the students have the opportunity to participate in:'Rocket City' Mission Week (local service projects), and our Chicago Mission Trip. This Sunday evening our students will travel to South Huntsville to stay the week at a sister church, that will provide lodging and m...

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Vacation Bible School

Our VBS begins next week, Monday-Friday, June 5th-9th. This year we will continue our Scottish Sleuths curriculum series as the kids follow the adventures of Scottish Super Sleuths, Angus McTavish and Professor Dabney Thornwell, as they are called upon to solve a Biblical 'case' with the help of the VBS children. The detective characters symbolically portray the message...

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Congratulations Class of 2017!

Congratulations Class of 2017! "It is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God." Philippians 1:9-11 Let us rejoice with the follo...

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Student Retreat This Weekend!

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Our retreat this weekend for our students is at Camp To Know Him in Pisgah, AL. The camp has miles of wooded trails, amazing rock formations, and incredible views of the Tennessee River. It has been a great place for the past 5 years of unifing our group of students through the shared experiences of hiking, repelling, and team-building activities. But more than anything, t...

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IDENTITY…Understanding Who You Are and Why it Matters to God

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IDENTITY is the theme of this year's Spring Retreat for our students.The issue of Identity today is being questioned and challenged in our culture. Many students struggle during the formative years to navigate the various voices they are hearing; whether its pressure from friends, or the thoughts inside their head. It is imperative that we help our students think biblicall...

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