Community Highlights

Coming Up at Saratoga Federated

Coming Up at SFC

May 24, 2023

Back Wall Volunteers Needed

If you are looking for purpose and community, consider partnering with our back wall team. We are looking for help with our presentation slides so people can worship effectively and our volunteers can have a healthy rotation. There is camaraderie and friendship to be found! Contact Kyle Logan for more information.

Women's Fellowship Luncheon - June 6

Ladies, reserve your seat now with Kay Abelar for our final luncheon before we break for the summer. We hope you will join us for a potluck patio party on Tuesday, June 6, at 11:30 am on the courtyard. All women are welcome.

Serve Sunday - June 11

Serve Sunday is coming June 11. We will hold one gathering from 9:30 am to 10:30 am in the Sanctuary before we head out to projects both here on campus and out in our community. Grab some friends, and come join us! Sign up on our website.

Beach Bonfire - June 17

This family-friendly event will be loaded with fun. Grab some dinner at a nearby restaurant, or bring your own, then join us on Saturday, June 17 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm for s’mores around a bonfire at Twin Lakes Beach. Be sure to invite your friends. Contact Sarah Penzel , and we will watch for you. RSVPs not required.

Pilgrimage to Israel - October 16-28

Reading scripture where it took place is a life-changing experience. We invite you to join us October 16-28 on a pilgrimage to Israel and Jordan where we will visit Jerusalem, Galilee, the Dead Sea, Bethlehem, Masada, Petra and much more. Contact Sally Bryant for more information.

Youth Ministry

Middle School & High School Youth Group meets on Sundays from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on the third floor. Contact Malia Clark for more information.


Childrens Ministry

Children 3 months through 3 years are invited to join us for in the Nursery during the 9:30 and 11:00 am gatherings. Kids age 4 through fifth grade are invited to join us for Kids Church on Sundays at 9:30 and 11:00 am. Check in is by the playground. Kids are always welcome to join their family during any of our gatherings.

Bible Class

All are welcome to join a deep study of the Bible, taught by Scott Fritz, at 9:30 am on Sunday mornings in the Chapel and on Zoom. During this interactive study, we go through whole books of the New Testament, line by line, and word by word, to discover and discern the richness, beauty, and relevance of God’s Word in our lives. If it is your desire to dig-into God’s Word and to add richness, beauty, and color to what you already understand, come join us on Sunday mornings. Contact Randy Schneider for the Zoom link.

YouVersion Bible App

1. Download the YouVersion Bible App

2. Click MORE at the bottom of the screen

3. Click EVENTS


5. Click SAVE to view later

SFC Mobile Giving - Text to Give*

Text saratogafc to 77977 (from a smartphone or tablet) as displayed below:

To: 77977

Message: saratogafc


You’ll receive a text message with a link to the SFC PushPay webpage. On the webpage, you will fill in your unique information, including name and bank information, one time. Bookmark this webpage for future access.


* When you send “saratogafc” to 77977 you will receive a one-time reply containing a link to give to Saratoga Federated Church (1msg/request). Please be aware that message and data rates may apply. For full terms and conditions, please visit For the privacy policy, please visit For help, reply HELP or STOP to cancel.


If you have any questions, please contact Jerry Bruce.

Do You Need Prayer?

Our Care Ministry is confidential. The person being prayed for must give permission before their name and need is shared with others. Please include your name, the name of the person needing prayer and indicate their permission to distribute the request to the prayer team. Email your prayer requests or submit through the online web form


We celebrate the life of John Bruce Carpenter who died on May 4.

Al & Corky Davis (sister & brother-in-law)

We celebrate the life of Melissa Teeple Sexton who died on April 2.

Susan & Steven Gardner (sister & brother-in-law)

Kristin Teeple Judkins & Stan Judkins (sister & brother-in-law)

We celebrate the lives of these former members:

Fritz Maurer who died on April 2.

Margo Griffin who died on April 5.

Jim Griffin who died on April 30.