From the Pews: Rosalie Brown

Written by Dale Buchanan The diversity of the congregants of Big Red Church never fails to amaze me. Stepping from the pews this week is Rosalie Brown. This woman is a perfect example of the wonderful and amazing variety of Christians who worship and fellowship at Big Red.  Rosalie was

Continue reading

From Chaos

By Dale Buchanan On the last Friday of every month, members of the Big Red Church Pantry gather for what is called Free Food Friday. From a closet in a hallway off the Fellowship Hall this project has flourished into a thriving ministry whose mission is to feed the hungry.

Continue reading

From the Pews: Mary Westrick

Written by Dale Buchanan “Mary had a little lamb and everywhere that Mary went the lamb was sure to go.” “When I was three years old and living in a small house behind my maternal grandparent’s home, I had a little lamb. Grandpa raised young animals to market size. It

Continue reading

From the Pews: Larry Miller

By Dale Buchanan It is Wednesday afternoon when I ring Gayle’s doorbell. She invites me in and we chitchat. I asked “Why did you choose me to interview?”  “We were facing a deadline and just picked your name out of the directory.” Gayle chided Dale, and I laughed. This set

Continue reading

From the Pews: Kirk Cruz

By Dale Buchanan Stepping from the pews this week is our friend Kirk. On many Sunday afternoons during fellowship hour, Kirk stops by our table and visits. He is always smiley and friendly. We have good conversations and it’s time to go before you know it. A few weeks ago,

Continue reading