Browsing Posts & Sermons by: Myra Moreland

Vacation Bible Camp

Vacation Bible Camp

Dear Friends, If you have been at the church any night this week, you have witnessed firsthand around 50 of our children on the “Rolling River Rampage” of Vacation Bible Camp. Laughter and songs echoed through our halls each night. “With Jesus in my heart, the spirit...
Dangerous Prayers

Dangerous Prayers

Dear Friends, What a glorious week here at Royal Oak First! The weather is beautiful; the birds are chirping and the construction crews are humming. Life is good. We are on an adventure here at our church, an adventure of new surroundings, new people visiting, new...
Freeze Tag

Freeze Tag

Dear Friends, I don’t know about you, but everything in life just gets easier when the sun is shining. When we look around and see the first flowers of spring, this idea of new life and new beginnings starts to sink in. Spring is the promise of summer days ahead, and...
Gifted

Gifted

Dear Friends, This week a group from our church staff went on a field trip. We went to watch and learn from a United Methodist church in Kansas City, Missouri. Like Royal Oak First, Good Shepherd in Kansas City is a fast-growing church. It was great to meet their...
Advent Blog Day 14 – Simply What?

Advent Blog Day 14 – Simply What?

I began this Advent Blog two weeks ago, with a paper chain filled with Bible verses and small tasks, and with the theme “Simply Christmas”. And now I ask myself…,”so how’s that workin for ya?” Simply Christmas; a more simple Christmas….??? As I type this, I can see...
Advent Blog Day 9 – Shepherding

Advent Blog Day 9 – Shepherding

Luke 2:8 “And there were shepherds watching their flocks by night.” Who were the shepherds and why would they be the first on earth to hear the news about Jesus? We know that the job of shepherd was not a one of status, but I tend to forget that many of the great...

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