Tag: Resurrection Church at SaddleBrooke

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.…

Easter at Resurrection Church

Marv and Jan Wycoff and the Wycoff clan prepare to board the Resurrection Church Easter bus.

David Stanard At Resurrection Church not all Sundays are created equal. On at least two Sundays out of the year there are no services in SaddleBrooke. That’s because the Vermilion Room at the HOA 1 Clubhouse where the church meets is used for one of several and periodic annual holiday brunches. Easter is one of…

Resurrection Church Spring Patio Parties

Pastor Palmer Ruschke with wife Lois and Ann Patterson-Barton

David Stanard April 22 was patio party night for Resurrection Church at SaddleBrooke. Well planned and skillfully orchestrated by Ann Patterson-Barton, some fifty people participated at three locations. Hosts for what turned out to be an evening of good fellowship, good conversation and great food were Kelly Rospond and Woody Thompson, Lauchette Low and Win…

Resurrection Church wins big with two services

SaddleBrooke residents Pat Webb (left) and Judy Stanard are members of the Resurrection Church Council. Gary Zellinger is a member of the Nominating Committee.

David Stanard Let’s go back to a year ago when Resurrection Church was new to our community. Just six months old at the time, it had a problem that all churches would like to have. Exploding attendance had resulted in its outgrowing its meeting place, the Vermilion Room at the HOA 1 Clubhouse. Not wanting…

New Pastor at Resurrection Church

Randy Winsand is the Resurrection Church Pastor of Outreach.

David Stanard Randy Winsand has assumed the newly created position of Pastor of Outreach at Resurrection Church. Pastor Randy most recently served as a pastor in Ohio and was installed in his new position on February 10. Providing a welcome assist to the rapidly expanding SaddleBrooke congregation, Pastor Randy is working closely with Senior Pastor…

Resurrection Church Winter Potluck

The Resurrection Church potluck committee

David Stanard It was potluck time again for Resurrection Church and it just may have been the best church potluck ever held. This Valentine themed event which saw tables covered with red and white tablecloths and heart shaped balloons for centerpieces was held on February 8 at the Activity Center and was attended by eighty-three…

Resurrection Church a group effort

Steve and Marty Harsch with a Resurrection Church sign

David Stanard In just eighteen months Resurrection Church has become a fixture in the life of our community. The church has developed a full blown program of spiritual and social activities, has Sunday attendance of over 200 and has gone from one to two services. If you were to survey attendees about what they find…