Buck-Out Thursday @ 7:30 pm

Brothers and Sisters,

We invite you all to come out to the Buck-Out for fellowship and fun.  We start about 7:30ish.  Hope to see you all there. 

Sent with love from the Arena/Buck-Out team.

Visit Celebrate Recovery Wednesday, June 20th 7 pm

It’s Testimony night@ Rafter J Celebrate Recovery 

This testimony is so moving.  You will hear a story of a woman, who has struggled through her life but with the grace of God and His amazing love has found healing and strength.  Please come, the blessings will be flowing.

Hope to see YOU there!

Rafter J Cowboy Church Bulletin for Sunday, June 17th


Each week we post our bulletin on Friday (most of the time) with other posts about our Recover Ministry: Celebrate Recovery and other special events. Everyone is Welcome

Sermon for Sunday, June 17th

“Pleasing Father”

Scripture: 2 Timothy 2: 1-13, John 8: 25-30, 1 Peter 1: 13-16, Hebrews 11: 5-6, 13: 15-6 and 1 Corinthians 1: 18-25

By Pastor Bob Young

 This Week at Rafter J:

Sunday, June 17th – Worship Service 10 am, Nursery opens at 10:30 am,  Youth Bible Study – 10:30 am, Children’s Church – 10:30 am           

Monday, June 18th – Open Arena, General Public

Tuesday, June 19th – Band and Practice 7 pm, Women’s Ministry Meeting 7pm        
Wednesday, June 20th –Celebrate Recovery 7 pm – Testimony
Thursday, June 21st – Buck-Out 7 pm             
Friday, June 22nd – Nothing Scheduled

Saturday, June 23rd – Quinlan Horse Show

Other Information:

 Sunday, June 24th – Special guest Danny Ray Harris

Children’s Ministry is in need of teachers for all age levels, please see Rhonda or Tony.

The Women’s Ministry is collecting recipes to create a Rafter J Cookbook. Please turn your recipes in by July 15th for submission.

Rafter J Cowboy Church Welcomes Danny Ray Harris on Sunday, June 24th


Bio copied from Danny Ray’s site – Danny was born on December 22 1976 in a small community hospital in Pineville, Kentucky. Danny’s love for music began at an early age of 4 years old. His passion shown bright to everyone around him. At the age of 5 years old Danny’s kindergarten teacher overheard him singing John Anderson’s song just a swinging and insisted on recording him in front of the class. After attending school in Pineville through the 3rd grade, he and his parents moved to Bay Minette, Alabama. Danny then attended Bay Minette Elementary School until the 5th grade. At this time his parents separated and he moved back to Kentucky with his father. The pain of his parents separating took a toll on him. He never felt as if he were really at home anymore. Because of this, Danny moved back and forth between Alabama and Kentucky until he was 17 years old. While in Kentucky, Danny gave his heart to Jesus Christ in a small Baptist Church called West Pineville Baptist Church. Though struggling throughout his childhood this never let him get to far away from God.Danny never could seem to focus after the separation. His grades started slipping and moving back and forth only made things worse. The only thing he felt he could turn to was his music. No matter what he went though that gleam in his eyes never faded. Danny quit school at the age of 16 years old and began playing guitar and singing country music in night clubs. He entered several contests in the area around him like the jimmy Dean Country Showdown, and he won 1st place at the Hank Williams Festival Song Writing Contest in 1998.On July 2, 1997 Danny married a girl from Bay Minette, Alabama and they had a baby boy on September 7 1997 whom they named Danny Garth Alexander Harris. Danny insisted on naming him after Garth Brooks his favorite country singer.In 2001 Danny and Cindy were invited to see Marty Raybon in concert. Through Marty’s Awesome testimony and music they realized that the ways of the world are meaningless if God isn’t in complete control of them. Danny and Cindy rededicated their lives to Jesus Christ that night. Danny soon realized that all of his failure in country music was merely because God wasn’t in control. Danny’s grandparents in Alabama whom helped to raise him were pastors William E. or (Hank) and Marie Sprinkle. They had always tried to instill the knowledge of the Bible in Danny’s heart. This is something that has always meant a great deal to him, but it took God and only God to bless him with his musical ability. On that night in 2001 it all suddenly became clear to him. Without God in control of everything you do it means nothing, but with God everything is possible.Danny and Cindy will be married 9 years in July of this year and Garth will turn 9 years old in September and everything is wonderful. With guidance from God and the support of friends and family Danny has accepted the call into Ministry and has just released his first album. He hopes to release his first single in April of this year. Danny now lives in Bay Minette, Alabama with his family Cindy and Garth. He really hopes that with Gods help, he will do and be a part of some awesome things with music in the next year.

Celebrate Recovery – Wednesday, June 13th

Please come join us worship and praise our Lord this Wednesday night @ 7pm.  The lesson is #4:


Principle 2: Earnestly believe that God exists, that I matter to Him, and that He has the power to help me recover. 

 “Happy are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” (Matthew 5:4)

Step 2: We came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.

 “For it is God who works in you to will and to act according to his good purpose.”. (Philippians 2:13)

Focus Question:

What do you keep repeating over and over again expecting a different result? What result are you looking for?

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