Category: Religion

Relevance

  Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Sitting with a group of people of advanced age, the subject inevitably reverts to what was, with little thought to what is. Traveling the length and breadth of this wonderful Valley, I have taught and learned many things. Among them is the most important of all – “Relevance.” Some of…

What’s in a name?

  Jean Newell, Associate Pastor, Sun Lakes United Methodist Church Names! Have you ever had problems with names? Many years ago when my children were growing up, we had two dogs. There were days in which I found myself reeling off five names in rapid order before finally calling the right one! At the time,…

You are invited

  A New Year and a new YOU! Be Healthy, Be Happy and make new friends! Havurah Chai is the place to be as we are entering our fourth year of fun and friends. We have a wide variety of events, plus lunches and dinners and will be celebrating our fourth anniversary with dinner at…

Shalom Hadassah highlights

  Doris Codkind, Publicity A great time was had by all at our first Movie Day in January. WOW! The February 16 performance of Singing in the Rain at the Hale Theatre will be a spectacular show. If you haven’t been to the Hale lately, their shows have been really wonderful. Shalom Hadassah is reserving seats…

Something for everyone

  Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation, a long-established Reform congregation that is conveniently located in Sun Lakes, strives to meet the needs of all generations within the East Valley. Whether new to the area, a long-time resident of East Valley communities, looking for an opportunity to learn more about Judaism or reconnect with your heritage or…

The most powerful force in history

Dr. Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church Sun Lakes Henry Ford famously said, “History is bunk.” I suspect that a great number of people (myself included) would strongly disagree with such sentiment. In fact, it can be argued that Ford’s statement is bunk! After all, it should be very clear to us that history…

Annual Women’s Retreat

  Linda Gercken The Sun Lakes United Methodist Women will once again sponsor the church’s annual Women’s Retreat on Saturday, February 23, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This well-attended event will take place in Lindsay Hall at the Sun Lakes Methodist Church (SLUMC) located at 9248 East Riggs Road. The cost is $10…

Go team

  Pastor Jerry McGhee The Apostle Paul wrote to the believers in the ancient city of Corinth, Chapter 9, verse 25: “Everyone who competes in the game goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last, but we do it to get a crown that will last forever.” My…