DESERT DEPOT

Original article by Eleanor Engelstad (May 1986) In the spring of 1968, Jim Fish and his wife Katie, were traveling along old U.S. 80 just west of Winterhaven, California, when they came upon a group of retired people camping near the highway in RVs. In today’s parlance these people were snowbirds boondocking in the desert. The term “snowbirds” originally referred …

Choir 2014

The Christian Center Choir

By Gordon Hunt November 2015 The Christian Center has a long history here on the desert. Over 40 years ago this ministry began through the work of Jim and Katie Fish. Most of that history is well documented. Music has always been a strong part of worship at CSC (Christian Service Center) and, in fact, choirs were active until the late …