MEET OUR ELDERS
"I love 26th and Connecticut because it is encouraging. There is informative preaching and bible study and I love being with fellow Christians who are my dearest friends. Some truly amazing people attend here!"
Favorite Bible Verse: "For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope." Romans 15:4
Favorite Restaurant: Cheddars
Favorite Pastimes: Being with friends and family, doing anything or nothing at all.
Fun Fact: During and after high school, David was a welder in the Boilmakers Union. He worked on lake freighters in and on the Great Lakes of Michigan.
"I love 26th and Connecticut for three reasons. One, it's just like the church I read about in the New Testament. Two, the Bible is taught. Glory is given to God for mankind's salvation. Three, love and unity dwell among the members. They help me to be a stronger Christian man, husband, father, and grandfather."
Favorite Bible Verse: "And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose." - Romans 8:28
Favorite Restaurant: Cafe Del Rio, King's Pizza, and Big R's
Favorite Pastimes: Enjoying time with kids and grandchildren. Plus, two wheel fun - bicycling and motorcycling
Fun Fact: Doug has two different color eyes.
MEET OUR DEACONS
"I love 26th and Connecticut because of the people. Throughout my time at 26th the people have always been concerned, caring, and kind."
Favorite Bible Verse: "I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent." - Luke 15:7
Favorite Restaurant: Fred and Red's
Favorite Pastimes: Fishing with Mack, Going to Auctions
Fun Fact: Lucas is a 4th generation Newton County cattleman. He enjoys raising cattle on the same land as his grandfather and great-grandfather. Lucas also has an appreciation for classic country music.
"I love 26th and Connecticut because of the strong Christian example by many of the members. I feel fortunate to be able to raise my family surrounded by people who care for each other and who strive to follow what the scriptures teach each of us."
Favorite Bible Verse: "The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance." - 2 Peter 3:9
Favorite Restaurant: Texas Road House, Japanese Steakhouse
Favorite Pastimes: Family Outings, Fishing and Outdoor Activities, Traveling with Family
Fun Fact: Michael participates in a local skeet and trap shooting league. His team is called "The Rookies".
"I love 26th and Connecticut because of love. Everyone feels welcome. Everyone fits in. There is a true spirit of love for the Lord and for others."
Favorite Bible Verse: "Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in use, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen." - Ephesians 3:20-21
Favorite Restaurant: Long Horn, Los Lunas
Favorite Pastimes: Traveling, Gardening
Fun Fact: Robert has worked continuously in the same business field since he was 16.