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    Bottled Water Drive

      The Missions Committee is collecting cases of bottled water for the Watkins Homeless Shelter during the month of August. You may place your donations by the Missions shelves in the activity center entryway on Sunday mornings or bring them to the church office   during the week.

  • Freely you have received, freely give…….

        I find myself sad to come to the end of the story of Jonah.  So few words; so many lessons — most of them not for children but for adults.  The portrait of Jonah pitchin g a fit is so poignant.  He didn’t want to go to Nineveh. 

  • Welcome Eric

    Welcome, Eric Everett and family!  The Staff Parish Relations Committee is delighted to welcome Eric Everett to our staff as Director of Children and Youth Ministries, effective August 12.  Eric will complete a certification in Youth Ministries at Perkins School of Theology in December.  He has extensive experience in both

  • Preschool Openings

    Good News! A couple of last minute openings in the 3’s and 4’s classes have become available!!  If you know someone who is looking for a loving, caring and Christian environment for their child to learn and grow, please call the Church Office at 480-892-9166.  Spread the word! Take a 

  • Christ’s Restoration- Our Challenge

      The story of the Prodigal Son is a story about the divine nature of God. The parable itself contains many characteristics of God, which He offers to all of us: grace, forgiveness, and an agape love. These sacrificial offerings then lead to personal renewal, transformation, and our own restoration into

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    Walking with Johah into Nineveh

        It is amazing what our God can do with us when we choose to align our will with His; when we let go of our strong inclinations and yield ourselves to his purposes and intentions.  We talked about that Sunday as we walked with Jonah into Nineveh. He

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    Jonah Chapter 2

        On Sunday we continued our journey together through  the book of Jonah, looking at the end of chapter 1, and all of chapter 2.  We saw that Jonah was thrown into the sea, at his request, because he knew that he was the problem.  He knew he was

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    Jonah 1:1

          The word of the Lord came to Jonah, son of Ammitai….. (Jonah 1:1) The word of the Lord came – God SPOKE – to Jonah, who was able to hear that word and understand what God wanted from him. If this wonderful story about a reluctant prophet

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    Promotion Sunday

    Promotion Sunday is Sunday June 16.   This is  when all Sunday School Children AND Youth start going to the grade that they will be in for the 2013/2014 School Year. I know it might seem odd to see your little one that just graduated from Kindergarten to be going

  • SunSplash 2013

    Friday, June 14    1:00 – 6:00 pm All new Junior High, Senior High youth, 2013 graduates, and their friends.   Don’t miss out on this awesome day in the sun for only $20 per person Make sure to RSVP back to the Church by Wednesday June 12 and to