The November 2021 Edition of the “Good News” Willowbrook newsletter is available to download.
Rev. Ruth Blum asks, “What is Grace?” Grace is not elegance or politeness. It is not a prayer before a meal. Then what IS grace? Who does it affect? Is grace available to me? How do I get it? Yes! Grace is available to everyone!
As Senior Pastor, Gary oversees the daily operations of Willowbrook, leads in worship and supports the staff in their varied ministries. He is a graduate of U.Cal. Fresno and received a Masters of Divinity degree from The School of Theology at Claremont in CA. Prior to his appointment to Willowbook, Gary served eight years as…
Ruth’s primary responsibility is in Membership & Evangelism, doing visitation and conducting the new member classes. Prior to retiring in 2016, Ruth served as Director of Children & Family Ministries at Dove of the Desert UMC in Glendale, AZ.
Laurie Lineberry joined the Willowbrook lay staff as Director of Laity in April 2020. Born into the Methodist church in Anchorage, Alaska she has been active in the church ever since. She served as District Lay Leader under Pastor Gary and currently serves as Conference Lay Leader.