One Sunday

Sunday, May 20, 2018

For the past several years we have participated in the RCA “One Sunday” Pentecost Offering. This offering provides opportunities to support local church planting efforts. To participate, please use your “special offering” envelope from your packet (or a pew envelope), mark it “Pentecost Offering,” and place it in the offering plate. Make checks payable to Rockford Reformed Church, and be sure your name and/or offering envelope number is on the envelope. You may also give online – just choose the One Sunday option.
 
 
Join us in this celebration of Pentecost, recognizing that one Sunday can change a life, change a city, and change the world.
 
What is One Sunday?
One Sunday is a way for you to support local church planting efforts. Every year on Pentecost, we celebrate church planting in the RCA through the One Sunday offering. The RCA has planted 87 new churches since 2013.
 
What does Pentecost have to do with church planting?
Pentecost celebrates the birth of the church in Jerusalem through the presence and power of the Holy Spirit. This was the beginning of the first church planting movement. The Jerusalem church soon spread to Samaria, then Antioch, then places like Philippi. Philippi was the first church planted in Europe, whose churches later planted the gospel in the United States and Canada.
 
How can I help?
Making a One Sunday offering on May 20 is a way for you, your church, and your classis to partner in the work of the Holy Spirit by starting new churches. You’ll be joining hundreds of other people in supporting the work of the Holy Spirit in RCA church plants through a One Sunday offering.
 
What else can I do to help?
With your gifts and continued prayer, you can become part of the network of people who help church plants and planters thrive. Throughout the coming year, you’ll see how your support helps church plants bring people closer to Christ.
 
To learn more about One Sunday, visit rca.org/onesunday. To find out more about RCA Church Multiplication, visit multiply.rca.org.