Living Stone – October 2011 – Monica Wiggins

Monica Wiggins- October 2011 – Tree of Life Living Stone

Monica Wiggins loves Jesus and she loves serving him.  It shows in her smile, in her eyes and in everything she does.  Monica spends most days at The Tree, as a volunteer, helping out wherever she can.  She has a gift for organization and we’ve been blessed to have her  skills put to use throughout the church.  Monica, we love and appreciate you.  You Do Rock!

As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to him— you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.  (I Peter 2:4,5)

Living Stone – September 2011 – Edison Tungpalan

Edison Tungpalan – September 2011 – Tree of Life Living Stone

Edison Tungpalan  is a true Living Stone for Jesus.  He is our Sound Tech Technician, and every Sunday he is faithfully sitting at the controls, making sure all the sounds coming forth are unto The Lord!  Edison is here at the church during praise team practice, making sure all is as it should be with the sound system. Edison always has a smile on his face, he is a true joy to serve with.  Edison, thank you for all you do!  We appreciate you!

As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to him— you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.  ( I Peter 2:4,5)

Living Stone – August 2011 – Smiley Castaneda

Smiley Castaneda – August  2011 – Tree of Life Living Stone

You only need one look at Smiley Castaneda to know why he has this nickname.  There is always a smile on his face!  Smiley loves Jesus and he has such a heart to serve Him.   Smiley donates his time and talents to The Tree through his business, Smiley Graphics & Promotions. Smiley provides all lour printing and t-shirts, and does such a great job with everything.  Thank you Smiley!  We appreciate you!

As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to him— you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.  (I Peter 2:4,5)

Living Stone – July 2011 – John Parsons

 John Parsons-  July  2011 – Tree of Life Living Stone

John Parsons is a true blue living stone.  He loves the Lord and he loves to help others.  John’s motto is:  “Anything worth  doing is going to take some effort.”  And he doesn’t mind the effort.  John helps out in the Food Pantry with distribution of food on Saturdays and Mondays unloading the truck.  John also loves to help out around the church, using the skills that God has given him to help keep the church looking  better and running more smoothly!  Thank you for all you do John.  You Rock!

As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to him— you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.  ( I Peter 2:4,5)

June Living Stone – Renee DeLong

Renee DeLong  –  June  2011 – Tree of Life Living Stone

Renee DeLong leads our Praise Team and she has a heart to worship The Lord!   She has been married to Pastor Andrew for 29 years and they have four children, Jillian, Justin, Ashley and Drew whom  Renee homeschooled.  When she’s not on her piano you can find Renee happily puttering in her kitchen as cooking is one of her favorite pastimes!   Thank you Renee for your heart to serve  Jesus!

As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to him— you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
– I Peter 2:4,5

Summer Splash Bash

On Saturday, June 11, 2011, The Tree of Life hosted a swim party at the Golden Gate Swimming Pool.  Aboout 100 people were in attendance.   There was a baptism and seven people publically declared their committment to Jesus as their Lord and Savior.  Jerry Stevens spun some tunes.  Everyone brought their favorite food and a great time was had by all!

Living Stone for May – Betty Clark

 

Betty Clark  –  May  2011 – Tree of Life Living Stone

Betty Clark is a true Living Stone.  She loves Jesus and she loves people.  Betty is the original prayer warrior.  She spends hours in intercessory prayer for The Tree of Life, it’s    members, our country and those in authority.  Betty loves to pray!  She is also the wife of our elder, Terry, and helps with the offering, communion and greeting.  Betty Clark, you Rock!

 
As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to him— you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
   I Peter 2:4,5