Tag: Resurrection Church at SaddleBrooke

Pastor Wayne Viereck pens new book

Pastor Wayne Viereck

David Stanard At a time when most Christian books appeal to the conservative or involve theological complexity beyond the interests of all but a narrow audience, Pastor Wayne Viereck’s new book Then Is Now presents a balanced and thoughtful approach to contemporary Christianity. Subtitled, Reading the New Testament in the 21st Century, Pastor Wayne has written an…

Resurrection Church resumes Men’s Breakfasts

Men’s Breakfasts committee members

David Stanard It’s Men’s Breakfasts time again at Resurrection Church. The first breakfast in a season that extends from October through May will be Saturday, October 7. The time is 7:30 a.m., and the location is the Outreach Center at the main campus in Oro Valley. The breakfasts are a popular activity and are very…

Easter at Resurrection Church

David Stanard At Resurrection Church there are Sundays throughout the year when no services are held in SaddleBrooke. That’s because the Vermilion Room at the HOA 1 Clubhouse where the services are held is being used for one of the Association’s annual holiday brunches. Easter is one of those Sundays, so that day the SaddleBrooke…

Resurrection Church to hold Christmas Eve Service

Senior Pastor Al Jensen

David Stanard Resurrection Church at SaddleBrooke will hold its Christmas Eve Service at 1:00 p.m. on December 24. A popular and well attended service in past years, it will be in the Vermilion Room at the HOA 1 Clubhouse. Leading this service of traditional Christmas music and a message will be Senior Pastor Al Jensen.…

“Being prepared” at the Resurrection Church

Gary Zellenger and Dr. Barbara Starrett

David Stanard Like it or not, emergencies happen. And Resurrection Church just made a major leap forward in handling those situations, if and when they arise. The first step in this process was the development of an Emergency Preparedness Plan. The handiwork of Gary Zellenger, the Plan has an emergency evacuation component as well as…

Palmer and Lois say good-bye

Lois and Palmer Ruschke have moved to Beatitudes.

David Stanard Beloved residents Pastor Palmer and Lois Ruschke have left our community. After nine years of living the good life in SaddleBrooke, they have moved to Beatitudes, a continuing care retirement community in Phoenix. There they have services they can use as they continue to age and are close to a daughter who lives…

Two years for Resurrection Church

Pat and Pastor Wayne Viereck

David Stanard It is two years since Resurrection Church came to our community and in the course of those two years a mature congregation has emerged. Today there is a full schedule of Bible studies; a strong, large and vibrant choir; a burgeoning women’s program; a full cadre of pastors who assume the pulpit on a…