What to Expect

We are led by grace to radically change the world. Come as you are, wear what you want to wear, and be prepared to hear about the unlimited grace of Jesus Christ, firmly rooted in Scripture. The Rock is a judgment-free body of believers. You can expect:

  • 1) a church that is fully alive.
  • 2) an exciting kids ministry dedicated to seeing kids grow in their faith.
  • 3) people who are passionate about sharing the love of Jesus.
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Core Values

Imperfect People Serving a Perfect God

God will use imperfect people in imperfect ways to accomplish His perfect will. Imperfections are not a disqualification when it comes to the Kingdom of God.

Helping People Find God

God will never leave us or forsake us, but sometimes we will wander. The Rock exists to help others find or return to the love of Jesus.

If it's not good, then God isn't done

God goes ahead of and behind us, and He has a victory for us. If He has done it before, He can do it again. He is always on our side.

Each One Reach One

The Gospel is alive and active today, and all believers have the ability to reach those God puts in our path.

Our Beliefs

Our Pastors

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Pastors Michael and Casey Gragg both grew up in Boone and have 4 amazing children.  When called into ministry, we never imagined the opportunity to minister in our hometown, BUT God had a greater plan and purpose. Ministering in the high country since 2005, we have loved getting to know our community through a new lense and don’t take for granted the beauty and “home town” feel of Boone.  The Rock has become a “local” church for many non-locals. We love helping people navigate new seasons when they move to the area. We would love to meet you at the next pastors meet and greet where we will share the story of The Rock and share a meal together.

Ministry Team

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Mike Bozeman

Family Pastor

Hi, I’m Mike Bozeman and I have the pleasure to serve as the Family Pastor here at The Rock Church. My wife Michelle, and I, with our three kids Nicholas, Calvin, and Kelsey moved to the High Country in 2011, from Buford Georgia. We are originally from Florida but the military has taken us all over the US. It’s been an honor to work with Children and Youth for the last twenty nine years. I have learned as much from them as they have from me. Our desire is that each child will come to know God and grow in Him and His amazing love. If you are new here or are interested in Children’s Ministry or just want to have a cup of coffee and a chat, don’t hesitate to contact me.

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Lynn Hogan

Small Groups Coordinator and Administrative Ministries

Lynn Hogan and her husband Jim have been attending the Rock for a number of years. They have 2 children that live out of state and a number of fur babies (dogs and a cat). Their heart has been to serve others.

Lynn oversees the Grief Team as well as does Administrative work for the Rock. Her passion is helping others in whatever way the Lord leads.

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Lori Mueller

Hospitality Ministry Coordinator and Ladies Ministry Co-Leader 

My name is Lori Mueller and I currently serve as Facilitator for the Hospitality Ministry and Ladies Ministry at The Rock Church. My husband Michael plays violin on the worship team. We began attending The Rock regularly in June 2018 after moving from Houston, TX. We have an eight-year-old daughter, Olivia, whom we adore tremendously. We love life in the mountains and are still seeking new adventures each day. My deepest passion is serving God and His people. There’s nothing that brings immense joy to my heart more than seeing the body of Christ rise to its full potential. One quirky fact about myself: I have a deep appreciation for a freshly paved road. One fun fact about myself: in 2012 I wrote a children’s book titles Curious Coco, the Adventures of a Ferret. One of my all-time favorite scriptures is: II Chronicles 16:9 For the eyes of the Lord search the entire earth to show Himself strong on behalf of those whose hearts are loyal toward Him.

Be a light, be a blessing, be a friend but most of all have fun and enjoy your journey!

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Katie Arnette

Children's Ministry Leader

My name is Katie Arnette, and I have the great privilege of serving in The Rock’s Children’s Ministry. I am married to my best friend. Jonathan Arnette. Together, we have four beautiful children. With four little ones, life is certainly an adventure! But, we love every moment.

I absolutely love serving the children and families of The Rock each week. My desire and passion is to pour Christ’s love and truths into the next generation of believers, so that they never doubt how loved they are, and to make sure they are readily equipped to share the love of Christ with others. God is doing something so great in these children, and I am beyond grateful for the opportunity to be a part of it.

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Paul Burch

Men's Ministry Leader

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Cristy and Jamie Meacham

Young Adult Ministry Leaders

Cristy and Jamie have been married for 21 years and have three daughters. Stefanie and Ashley are students at App State and Michelle is a senior in high school. They have lived in Boone for a year and love the town and the Blue Ridge Mountains. They enjoy traveling the country with their camper. They also love leading the Young Adult Ministry!

Our History

Pastors Michael and Casey live in the mountains of Boone, NC with their four children. Both Pastors have served in various ministry roles since their teenage years, and in January 2015, they both heard God calling them to plant The Rock Church. Though the calling was simple, the process was not. However, The Rock was a dream and a vision long before it existed, and the Lord had been preparing them for this step. They felt released to share their vision for The Rock in January of 2015, and on March 1 of the same year, The Rock held its first Sunday Worship Service. God opened doors that no one else could and provided a location, volunteers, and leaders as only He could have. This church is living proof that when we are willing and available when He calls, God will finish the good work that He began.

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