Category Archive for: ‘March 2013’

Church News: New Home Mission Work in Casper, Wyoming

Christ Reformed Church of Casper, WY, began worshiping together as a church plant of the South Central Classis on January 20, 2013. We are currently meeting in the community building in Evansville. Christ Reformed is under the oversight of the South Central Classis and is a chapel of Providence Reformed Church of Rock Springs, WY. Pastor Matt Powell was called …

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Church News: Rev. Gene Sawtelle

On December 2, 2012, Rev. Gene Sawtelle celebrated a very low-key commemoration of the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the gospel ministry with the congregation of First Reformed Church in Yuba City. Ordained in December 1962 in Canon City, Colorado (in a congregation pastored by the late Rev. Dorman Savage), Rev. Sawtelle was examined and received into the RCUS …

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Church News: First Reformed Church, Yuba City, CA

Silas Ochsner and Kaerie Powell were received into full communicant church membership by the rite of confirmation on December 23, 2012. Silas Ochsner is the son of James and Jenette Ochsner, and the grandson of Gene and Sharon Sawtelle and Ewald and Elsie Ochsner. Kaerie Powell is the daughter of Sam and Susan Powell, and the granddaughter of Bud and …

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Portraits: Rev. Joe Vusich

I was born and raised in the Kansas City area, the second of six children in a devout Roman Catholic family. I am grateful that my parents taught me God is Triune and that Christ died for our sins, but Catholic doctrine prevented me from understanding the good news that salvation is by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ …

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Portraits: Rev. George Horner

The historic cities of Geneva and Zurich, Switzerland, where the great reformers Calvin and Zwingli respectively ministered the gospel, were within 100 miles of where George ( the English version of his given name Jurg) lived the first twelve years of his life. But it would be some twenty years after his family emigrated to the USA before he came …

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