Tag: New Life Church

Amazing Grace

  Sherry Zeise Chicks and bunnies began showing up on Ravenswood on Saturday, April 14 at the beautifully decorated home of Guy and Nancy Myers. At last count, there were 25 of them…Oh! You thought of that kind of baby animals? No, no, no! The ladies of New Life Church Lunch Bunch! Hostess Nancy Myer…

Pastor’s Corner

  Jim Mann In February, Vice President Mike Pence was mocked in the media because he said God talked to him. Talking to God was okay, but God talking back constituted mental illness. Does God speak to us? And if so, how? God speaking is the inaugural act of the universe: “And God said, let…

Servants’ Sound gospel concert

  Barbara Shippy On Sunday, March 18 both New Life and Fellowship at the Ranch churches sponsored a free gospel concert for the Robson Ranch community. This concert was the first of its kind here within our community. The Servants’ Sound quartet, along with their awesome pianist and sound technician provided a wonderful mix of…

Never too old

  Sherry Zeise When admonished to “Show the Love,” that’s what you find with New Life Church Lunch Bunch at the home of Norm and Peggy Zilinsky! Peggy’s loving heart showed her love throughout the house with the help of her awesome quilting and stitching skills. We felt it, too, as we were warmly welcomed…

Till the end

Speaker and host; photo by Nancy Thomas

Sherry Zeise This month’s met at the delightful home of Carl and Ruth Klein. As always dear Ruthie warmly welcomed us, sharing with us her marvelous talent of quilting and embroidery. Each room and table had an intriguing piece of sewing or quilting on which to feast our eyes. We were impressed and pleased to…

Holy cow! Holy Moses!

Hostesses for the Lunch Bunch; photography by Nancy Thomas

Sherry Zeise Festive—that’s the atmosphere that greeted New Life Church’s Lunch Bunch on September 9 as ladies were met at the door by hostess Karen Wesselmann and then by owner and hostess Renee Carlson. We enjoyed wonderful food, fun fellowship and Renee’s artwork, a colorful heifer, which evoked “Holy Cow! How cute is that!” Our…

Pastor’s Corner

Jim Mann Arbeit, trabajo, travail…work. The daily grind, the 9 to 5, the salt mines…work. What’s the feeling you get when you hear that word? Does it excite you—get your adrenaline pumping? Or do you get a knot in your stomach? Are you glad to be retired? Whether you have retired or are still clocking…

Lunch Bunch meant for two

Pastor Jeff, Judy, Madelena Munoz, Karen Wesselmann, Kathy Bailey and at side Marty and Kathy Visser; photographer, Roger Thomas

Sherry Zeise This Lunch Bunch event was “meant for two.” New Life Church’s annual cook-out always includes our men, so instead of one lady there was a couple, or two, so 49 excited, hungry members spread throughout Jack and Jacque Geist’s inviting living area and porch. The menu included a choice of two delicious meats.…

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…