Annual Celebration: Springtime!

Restoration gathered after worship for our annual celebration where we thanked God for how He’s moving among us and covenanted ourselves for this coming year of ministry! Highlights: Simon offered his gratitude for the privilege of serving as Pastor. “I am so thankful as I get to see God work in and through your lives.”…

2014 Council Nominations

In anticipation of our Annual Celebration tomorrow, the Council Nominating Committee (Nom Com) is excited to announce the following candidates: Hello from your council nominating committee, Members will be confirming open council positions at tomorrow’s annual meeting and celebration. About the Council – Restoration is lead by a council comprised of seven members; six church…

Men’s Stepping Up Event 2/1/14

As pro football’s best prepare for the Super Bowl battle on the gridiron, Restoration Covenant invites our men to tackle an even bigger challenge… Join us for an afternoon of Football, Food and Fellowship as we Kickoff our Men’s Stepping Up Ministry. Line up Saturday, Feb 1 from 10a -2:30p. We’ll play some flag football.Eat…

Up Off the Mat

One of the things that I appreciate about Restoration is the diversity. Round Rock is, generally speaking, pretty diverse anyway, but what I mean is that we seem to connect with a pretty wide demographic. We have many different cultural and ethnic expressions in our church as well as a wide age range. And the…

Need Each Other

I’ve been off on a family vacation for the last two weeks & am so thankful to be refreshed for the new year at Restoration. I say refreshed but rested isn’t usually a part of our family vacations. Just about every break we get in the year, we make the trek up to Michigan to…

That Kid

I can’t help it. Every year at this time, I remember that I was once That Kid. That Kid whose mom worked a lot but it was never enough. That Kid who saw all the fun of Christmas being advertised on TV but knowing that mine wouldn’t look like that. That Kid who thought he…

Happy HolyDays Everyone

Yesterday I found myself in the middle of a cultural discussion about Christmas. For some say that there is a war on Christmas happening right now. As our culture desires to be less expressive about the Christian roots behind the celebration of the season, many hear “Happy Holidays!” as a concession that “God is not…

Suicide & Hope

Wednesday night I guested with our youth to discuss Suicide. What prompted this talk was the recent thread of teen suicides in the Austin area and some other personal challenges in the Restoration community that I had been made aware of. Wednesday was also part of a series the youth have been doing called “My…

Thank you Erik Estrada!

Erik Estrada premiered his latest film about internet predators at Restoration Covenant Church in Round Rock Erik Estrada is best known for his leading role in the television series, ChiPs. Since that program, he has appeared in a long list of movies, television shows, and reality programs. Estrada is also the National Celebrity Spokesman for…