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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…

Pastor’s Corner

Pastor Jim Mann I recently read Oscar Wilde’s famous book, The Picture of Dorian Gray. It is the story of an exceptionally handsome young man who sits for an artist who paints his portrait. The artist believes that he’s never seen a more pure and attractive person and proceeds to capture this young man’s beauty…

For love of country

Sherry Zeise How could you not feel patriotic at Robson Ranch in July! Twenty-five eager New Life Church Lunch Bunch patriots were warmly welcomed to the lovely home of Phil and Martha Crump on Saturday, July 9. Red, white and blue stars, flags, stripes and all combinations of those decorated outfits and tables. On the…

Pastor’s Corner

Pastor Jim Mann During Jesus’ ministry He asked His followers this rhetorical question, “To what can I compare this generation?” Then he answered it for them, “They are like children sitting in the marketplaces and calling out to others, ‘We played the flute for you and you did not dance; we sang a dirge and…

Joys of summer camp

Program presenters, left to right: Wendy Callen, Stephanie Johnson, Christina Flook, Katherine Fargo, Marli Creeach, Jois Ross; Photo by Dennis Brooks

Sherry Zeise This time 30 delightful ladies gathered at the warmly welcoming home of Billie Connell for New Life Church’s Lunch Bunch on April 9. We spread throughout the living and dining area and outside on the patio. Fellowship was lively and fun. Interestingly and unplanned, several ladies brought various scrumptious rice casseroles while others…

A bit O’Feastin’ and Singin’

Pianist Marguerite Richardson; Photo by Dennis Brooks

Sherry Zeise The March meeting of New Life Church’s Ladies Lunch Bunch is always special for three reasons: The first great reason is the food! Our director, Jois Ross, sets the stage for a St. Patty’s Day celebration by cooking up her special, tender and delicious corned beef, and to spare the “faint o’ heart,”…

Souped-up to perfection

Front row: Peggy Zilinsky, hostess; Jois Ross, leader; Cynthia Kreiselmaier and Sherry Zeise; Around the table: Judy Smith, Betty Silich, Liz Peveto-Garvy, Sandra Anderson, Judy Fairchild, Martha Crump, Nancy Thomas, Lynne Hanshaw, Nancy Myers, Leslie Brooks, Barb Schmidt, Karen Payne, Anita Nelson, Nancy Nevius, Pat File, Peggy Bower, Erna Seale and Ruthie Klein

Sherry Zeise The approaching second Saturday of each month stirs excitement and activity in kitchens of New Life Church ladies around Robson Ranch. They are preparing delicious dishes and desserts to share at the Ladies Lunch Bunch, held at a member’s home, and lovingly and creatively directed by Jois Ross. That’s what the excitement’s about!…