Category: Religion

Jewish Friendship Group news

Marilyn Anthony On December 6 the Jewish Friendship Group partnered with Saddlebrooke Outreach in displaying holiday items. People visited the home of Sy Efron to learn about the background and traditions of Chanukah and enjoy the holiday food. With menorahs and latkes galore the afternoon was a great success. The Chanukah Dinner took place on…

The Tapestry of Scripture

Terry Barringer Have you ever jumped to the closing chapter of a book to see how it ends? The same temptation to skip the Old Testament to get to the New robs us of the depth and richness of the story and of our faith. Since many theological truths we hold so dear hinge on…

News from the Institute

The Institute for Judaic Services and Studies announces that Shabbat services will be held on Friday evening, December 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the West Ballroom of the Mountain View Country Club. The service is led by Rabbi Sanford Seltzer and Cantorial Soloist Sarah Boltt, accompanied by Carolyn Cochran. Please mark your calendar for Shabbat…

An intimate adventure

Pat Huska, teacher/speaker

Terry Barringer The Women’s Ministry of the Community Church of SaddleBrooke invite you to go along with them on an intimate adventure at the famous Tubac Resort and Spa located on the 500 acre Otero Ranch in the scenic Santa Cruz River Valley. For three days, April 11-April 13, you will be taken on an…

Community Church at SaddleBrooke

Andrea Schlecht from Young Lives on the left and Janet Payne from Young Life Capernaum.

Surviving the holidays Pat Huska The GriefShare Ministry of Community Church at SaddleBrooke (CCSB) held a special “Surviving the Holidays” Educational and Support Meeting for people who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Loss is always difficult, but during the holidays it can seem crushing. Holidays can create fresh memories of our loss…

Reformation Sunday at local church

Pastor Rachel Srubas leads the celebration!

Nan Nasser On Sunday, October 25, Reformation Sunday was celebrated at Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church by including the dedication of an accessibility ramp, welcoming new members and celebrating the 18th birthday of MSPC. Recently the Session of MSPC authorized the construction of a ramp to the chancel to allow improved access to the pulpit and…

Bible 101

Joanne Fairweather, teacher

Terry Barringer “Why 101?” Most of us are familiar with this terminology representing an introductory course – one without prerequisites. As a result, this compelling introduction to the Bible has become one of the most requested studies offered by CCSB. Since becoming a part of the study curriculum a couple of years ago, women at…

Men’s Bible Study planned

Paul Vincent Volpe Would you like to study the Bible, interact and enjoy Christian fellowship with other men? If so, join our group, the Men’s Bible Study (MBS), here in SaddleBrooke. Our MBS commenced on October 2 and continues every Friday from 9:00-10:30 a.m. through June. Our practice is to meet at 8:00 a.m. in…