Each week we will be introducing a different family/members from our congregation. Click on the BOLD text below to get to know a little about them.

 

Meet David and Joyce Vandervoort

David and Joyce Vandervoort met on a blind date.  David was working at Orange County Hospital as a “Sanitation Engineer,” more commonly known as a dishwasher.  Joyce’s brother also worked there and they became friends.  Her brother invited David and her on a double...

Meet Jessica Homann

  Jessica Homann was born in Fullerton, Ca on June 21, 1994 to Christian parents.  Growing up, she went to church with her family at Calvary Chapel La Habra until she was in 5th grade, when they decided to move a smaller church community. They attended Calvary Chapel...

Meet Hans and Darlene Lamme

Hans and Darlene Lamme were married here at WCA February 4, 2017.  Their one-year anniversary is next Sunday! Hans was born in the Netherlands during World War II.  In 1962, at the age of 22, he was able to immigrate to the United States.  He said one of the reasons...

Meet The Hamlins

Randy and Alice Hamlin have been a part of WCA since 1977 – well, actually she was.  Shortly after moving from the South Coast Plaza area to near where the mosque is, three Christian ladies from WCA were nice to Alice bringing things to her to help them settle in...

Meet Rosalia Gorgie

Rosalia Gorgie was born in Youngstown, Ohio April 19, 1936.  She was baptized in Holy Name Roman Catholic Church, and the baptismal papers say, “Rozella,” the way her father said it.  Both parents came from Czechoslovakia.  Her birth certificate says “Rosalia.”  And...

Meet The Schoenings

Zach and Kris Schoening were married July 22, 2000.  His birthday is the 21st.  Kris was his best birthday present ever.  Beginning in December 2003, they served as pastors in Lonepine for 4 years.  He now serves as a Chaplain for Kaiser Permanente’s Hospice program. ...

Meet The Finleys

Collin and Mellica Finley were married August 12, 2017.     They first met when they were 13 years old, eleven years ago.  He was born in San Bernardino, she in Los Angeles.  She moved to Palm Desert when she was 9 years old, and he, when he was 13 years old.  They...

Meet Richard Aaron Thomas

Richard Aaron Thomas started with WCA with the re-formation of the Young Adults in September 2015.  He knew it was a “fit” when he found himself jumping in and putting chairs back in their proper places after the meeting (which, of course, does not surprise any of us...

Meet The Canamars

Roger and Nina Canamar were married January 23, 1957.  In 51 days, this coming January, they will celebrate 61 years of marriage! They grew up in San Antonio, TX.  I asked them how they met.  Nina responded, “they’ve known each other all their lives.”  In the Catholic...