Tag: CCSB

CCSB tours Tri-Community Food Bank

Kathy Doran The Mission Committee from the Community Church at SaddleBrooke (CCSB) went on a tour of the Tri-Community Food Bank (TCFB) in Mammoth, Arizona. Our committee frequently tours the missions that CCSB supports to learn the needs of the various missions. “Let no child go to bed hungry” is TCFB’s mission statement. The TCFB…

Jerry Nelson and Community Church

Dick Kroese and Carol Thompson Community Church at SaddleBrooke (CCSB) was privileged and honored to have internationally celebrated pianist Jerry Nelson perform for a second time at our Church in SaddleBrooke. Jerry has established himself as one of the world’s premiere pianists. After directing the same church orchestra for over 30 years, Jerry felt a…

Surviving the holidays after a loss

Cari Block Whether you have lost a loved one or friend recently or if it has been many years, you probably find that the holidays are especially challenging to get through. The one-time event, Surviving the Holidays, on October 15 is sponsored by Community Church of SaddleBrooke (CCSB). It has proved to be a great…

Gospel rescue mission visits CCSB

Dick Kroese Pastor Roy Tullgren, Executive Director of Gospel Rescue Mission, shared with the Community Church at SaddleBrooke (CCSB) congregation that things were going well at the Mission and they are always busy meeting the needs of the homeless and working poor. The Mission provides over 350,000 meals and 70,000 bed nights of shelter each…

CCSB welcomes new members

Left to right: Bob and Debbie Batman, Bob and Sandy Kucsmas, Sandy and Steve Rose, Pam and Rob Scott, Susan Williams (front), Trish Whetzel (back), Marie Wyler (front); not pictured: Mike and Linda Oberski. Photo by Carol Thompson.

CCSB scores again

Left to right: Brooke McIntyre for the Dallas Cowboys, former NFL referee Pastor Steve Wilson and Carol Thompson for Minnesota Viking country

Carol Thompson For the second year in a row, The Community Church at SaddleBrooke (CCSB) donated soup to the Tri-Community Food Bank on its Souper Bowl Sunday, February 5. CCSB members, family and friends donated 1,450 pounds of soup exceeding expectations and donations from last year by 500 pounds! Community Church at SaddleBrooke meets every…

CCSB: “Surviving the Holidays” Sunday, November 13

Pat Huska The GriefShare Ministry of Community Church at SaddleBrooke (CCSB) will hold 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. Whether your loss is recent or in the past, holidays…

Gospel rescue mission

Dick Kroese Community Church of SaddleBrooke (CCSB) was privileged to have Pastor Roy Tullgren, Executive Director of the Gospel Rescue Mission (GRM), deliver a very touching message recently. In that message, he told of the need of the poor in our community. Despite the arson fire at the men’s center that destroyed their Family Services…

See the world differently campaign – CCSB

Carol Thompson Community Church at SaddleBrooke (CCSB) members joined forces with Unit 49 residents to donate their old glasses, sunglasses and cases for a worthwhile cause. This event, sponsored by the Mexican Rotary, will provide eyewear to the Mexican people—especially those working in the fields needing sun protection for their eyes. VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services…

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…