A peek into our sanctuary…..
It is important at Sonrise to have as much participation as possible.
Our young people play instruments, help to sing and
participate in the corporate Scripture readings.
Our dear Pastor and his wife, Jenny.
It was so delightful for the church to participate in their wedding of which some photos follow.
Prayer before the ceremony with Pastor Jack and John.
The beautiful Bride, Jenny, and her Matron of Honor.
After a sweet and meaningful ceremony we adjourned to the fellowship
hall decorated by Deanna.
She shares this gift of hospitality and decor with us each year
at our ladies tea.
Becky and Sonia worked together to make the cake.
Not every congregation is so blessed to witness their pastor’s
marriage….but we are all thrilled for Pastor Mike and Jenny.
Sometimes real life brings sadness as well.
We were all stunned at the loss of one of our young men.
The ladies worked together to prepare and serve food
at his memorial service.
Walking through hard times with each other is every bit as
important as being there in the more fun times.
Growth of friendships and trust come through these rough waters.
Fellowship of all shapes and sizes happens.
Sometimes within the church on a Sunday….
other times at concerts,
in this case with water balloons.
Two Ruth’s with a Georgia in the middle.
Everyone confuses these two. Sue and Ruth….you figure out who is who.
Picnics are a favorite Sunday afternoon activity.
With so many families driving an hour or so to be with us we often
make a day of it and head to a local park.
English Country Dance has become a favorite Activity for All Ages.
Playing Battleship is serious business….
A Look at Taking in a New Member and Baptizing Young Believers
Baptism is offered either as sprinkling or immersion.
We believe that it is the attitude of the heart not the mode
that is important.
Testimonies, Music and Prayer
make for special times as our young believers
publicly make known their commitment to walk with the Lord.
We were thrilled that our friends and missionaries from Ireland, The Coyle Family, were
able to be with us for this special day.
Tim is a gifted musician as well as preacher.
The ladies had a day on the water.
It was so much fun to float, chat and relax.
Sunday School – This was a series of classes on Jesus Worldview, In His Own Words.
A mystery menu dinner made more complicated when the power went out in the part of the building where the food was being served up. The ladies were running here and there to gather food from crock pots plugged in all over the church. It seems funny now…
Rocket Launches are a very fun activity!
The Dads love that the young ones enjoy the chase!
Great catch, Nick!
Such a blessing!
Yet another way to get wet….that is a water balloon!
Teens and toddlers having fun