Tag: Resurrection Church at SaddleBrooke

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…

Everyone loves a good potluck

Sandi Newberry, Karen Hustad and Sharon Dunn

Patty Elliott Church people are great cooks! This statement was certainly proven once again when more than 50 folks from Resurrection at SaddleBrooke gathered for a late summer potluck dinner at HOA1’s activity center on August 23. SaddleBrooke’s new church is not quite two years old, yet its tradition of good cooks is already strong.…

Soul Sisters gather

Left to right, back: Lauchette Low, Barbara Webb, Darla Grave, Liz Baty; front: Wanda Hutchinson, Karen Hustad, Judy Stanard, Sue Search and Bette Holman

Patty Elliott One day last spring a few ladies from Resurrection at SaddleBrooke were talking about ways to more deeply engage the women of the church in close fellowship. We all have friends with whom we volunteer, play golf or tennis or pickle ball, enjoy bingo, mahjong or bridge and socialize with at neighborhood parties.…