Tag: Community Church at SaddleBrooke

Community Church action teams

Missions, Dick Kroese and Shanna Schudda

Connie Saiz Community Church at SaddleBrooke has a number of committees/ministry teams that help the church function smoothly as it spreads the love of God. Below is a list of the committees and a very brief statement of their purpose. To serve on a committee is a great way to get to know others and…

Community Church empowers men through Bible study

From the left: Roger Bales, Jack Marley, Bob Hanson, Bob Spence, Kerry Blount and Dave Marty

Connie Saiz There is a breeze blowing through Community Church at SaddleBrooke we call Empowerment. Men are being empowered by reading the Bible, journaling and sharing their discoveries in small groups throughout the community. Currently, ten groups totaling over ninety men are participating and there is always room for more. How does it work? Each…

Easter comes alive at Community Church

Director of Music Ron Aeschliman

Connie Saiz Easter Sunday grabs the attention of the world every year because it represents the bedrock of the Christian faith, the resurrection of our Lord. Community Church here in SaddleBrooke will be filling the DesertView Theatre that day with music and hope to celebrate God’s grace to us. Our choir and church musicians, under…

Community Church gives $576,000 to missions

Pat Tarr, Dick Kroese, Sande Rivas, Shanna Schudda, Keith Gordon and Gene Round. Not shown: Sandy Simester, Colleen Merrill, Sharon Williams, Margaret Falkowski and Dave Marty

This compilation of $576,000 only includes monies that passed through our accounting system in the last four years. There are many other activities where goods are brought to the church in form of food, blankets, Christmas gifts for children and adults, etc. that are not included in the following summary. In addition, the amount of…

Community Church presents “Souper” Bowl I

Photo by Steve Wilson.

Connie Saiz The big game is taking on a new feature in SaddleBrooke this year with Souper Bowl I at Community Church on Sunday morning, February 1. The SaddleBrooke Community is invited to join our church family to catch the spirit of the big day by reaching out to those in need. Everyone is asked…

Welcome, new members

Connie Saiz People often ask, “Why join a church?” After all, we all know what volunteer organizations can become. The best comparison is to a family, a church family. When someone becomes a member of a fellowship of other believers, they are making a commitment to be a part of that church family through thick…

Community Church at SaddleBrooke scholarship recipients

Left to right: Dick Barr, Cecelia Flores, Christopher Oglesbee and Patricia Tarner. Barr and Tarner of the Scholarship Committee presented checks to the recipients.

Community Church at SaddleBrooke announces the first recipients of the Robert Fries Opportunity Scholarships. Christopher Oglesbee and Cecilia Flores each received a $5,000 award. The Scholarships for employees of the two SaddleBrooke Homeowner Associations are funded by a gift from the Fries Family Foundation and administered by the Community Church in cooperation with HOA 1…

Community Church’s annual blanket drive

Shanna Schudda The Community Church at SaddleBrooke is currently conducting its annual collection of warm blankets and throws to give to the Tri-Community Food Bank recipients. Each year the congregation donates 300 to 400 blankets for the folks in Mammoth, San Manuel and Oracle to help keep them warm. The blankets are handed out to…

Community Church and Blue Dot Sunday

Left to right: Keith Gordan, Marilyn Horn and Sue Manchey

Connie Saiz On the first Sunday of every month Community Church at SaddleBrooke celebrates Blue Dot Sunday. On Blue Dot Sundays our Chairperson Keith Gordon brings the Blue Dot poster to our meeting place at the DesertView Theatre and ensures that the table for food donations has been set up. It is such a blessing…

Roving Diners meet for a tailgate party

Martin Falkowski, Tom Carr, Margaret Falkowski, Linda Carr, Sue Holtz and Sue Reggentin {in back}; photo by Steve Reggentin

Sue Reggentin Roving Diners are groups of six to eight people from Community Church in SaddleBrooke who meet for food and fellowship. Groups are formed twice a year; each group meeting three to four times. Those involved take turns hosting, selecting the event and all contribute food to the meal. Linda and Tom Carr recently…