Tag: New Life Church

Pastor’s Corner

Jim Mann Last month was graduation time, a time for sage advice from renowned speakers. But I was thinking Everything You Really Need to Know, You Learned in Kindergarten. 1. Listen to the teacher: her job is to teach, protect us and keep us from eating the glue. 2. Pay attention in class: if we…

A trip through our past

Nancy Thomas The ladies of New Life Church met for their monthly luncheon at the home of Jacque Geist. Her home was beautifully decorated for Easter. Our theme was remembering our days as a young girl at Vacation Bible School. We put on our “little girl” glasses and recalled fun times. Each lady brought a…

Comfort food – Irish tradition

Sherry Zeise A joyous, festive spirit filled the home of hostess Sandra Anderson as she welcomed the rest of the members of New Life Church Ladies’ Lunch Bunch on March 11. Though not a member of our church, Sandy has been a beloved Lunch Bunch member through the years, and we were honored to have…

Love, Hearts and Babies

Hostess Peggy Zilinsky; Director Jois Ross; Assistant Ruth Klein

Sherry Zeise Pretty, cute, sweet, happy, lovely: all comments from various ladies entering the beautifully decorated home of Norm and Peggy Zilinsky. New Life Lunch Bunch brought many ladies to enjoy potato, chicken noodle and vegetable beef soups, various salads and sides and cakes, cookies and brownies for dessert. The tables sported a candy heart…

Who loves you, baby?

Souper Gals: Karen Soloman, Nancy Nevius, Peggy Zilinsky, Betty Silich, Jaque Guest and Carol Hansen

Sherry Zeise A festive atmosphere greeted 25 of us, the Ladies’ Lunch Bunch of New Life Church, as we were warmly welcomed to the home of Karen and Larry Payne on January 14. Each table proudly wore a handmade, embroidered cloth done by various members of Karen’s family. The luncheon theme was soup and sides:…

Comfort and Joy

Ladies lunching: Peggy Zilinsky, Karen Solomon, Jacqueline Geist, Jan Wallace, Jois Ross, Nancy Myers and forefront Carol Hansen

Sherry Zeise You couldn’t help catching the Christmas spirit as you entered Nancy Nevius’ festively decorated home this past December 12 when she hosted the New Life Church Ladies’ Lunch Bunch. The ladies enjoyed snowmen, angels, Santa and a unique Kangaroo Nativity. As always we had myriad casseroles, salads and desserts to thrill every palate.…

Pastors Corner

Pastor Jim Mann “Know that the Lord is God. It is He who made us, and we are His; we are His people, the sheep of His pasture.” (Psalm 100:3, NIV) In school they taught us the importance of the three R’s: reading, ‘riting, and ‘rithmatic (maybe they should spend more time on the one…

Pastor’s Corner

Pastor Jim Mann I saw a political bumper sticker the other day that actually made me laugh. Picture a typical political endorsement, but instead of the politician’s name it read “Giant Meteor 2016.” Underneath it said “Just end it already.” When you prefer a meteor instead of the two presidential candidates in the race, you…

We’re in the box – creative, colorful, meaningful

Attentive attendees: Billie Connell, Nancy Nevius, Peggy Zilinsky, Guest, Donna Hornsby from GA, Cathy Woods, Renee Carlson, Pauline House, Karen Wesselmann, Karen Payne, Sandra Anderson, Martha Crump and Vicky Ware

Sherry Zeise; Photography by Nancy Thomas The lovely home of Jerry and Paula Johnston warmly welcomed 23 members of the New Life Church Ladies Lunch Bunch in September. Paula’s charming welcome and genuine enthusiasm for the event set it off beautifully. “Creative” was the key word for today’s luncheon. Ladies Lunch Bunch members never fail…

Cinematic moments

Movie goers: Judy Smith, Pauline House, Nancy Myers, Nancy Nevius, Karen Wesselmann, Leslie Brooks; photo by Nancy Thomas

Sherry Zeise Twenty-four eager ladies were warmly welcomed into the home of Mike and Anita Nelson on Saturday, August 13, to enjoy another New Life Church Ladies’ Lunch Bunch luncheon. There were delicious entrees and desserts to tantalize any palette. After the last scrumptious bite of sweets, Jois Ross called the group to the living-room…