Category: Religion

When stress is greater than strength

  Dr. Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church Sun Lakes A Portuguese proverb says: “That’s too much sand for my truck.” Does that ever happen to you? From time to time, all of us probably load too much sand (figuratively speaking) into our trucks. For while there are many people who live beyond their…

What life is all about

  Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Spring is in the air. Perhaps we should take the time to thaw out and attempt to reconcile the past with the present and anticipate the future? Sort of a cleaning out of the winter doldrums as we do spring cleaning. The experiences of the past are recorded for all…

Celebrating MLK Day

Stand back and prepare to be amazed by this new artist in town. She sings, she plays piano and has the ability to transport you into another world. On Sunday, January 20, at Unity Church of Sun Lakes, Francine Alexander sang two old and familiar hymns, “Amazing Grace” and “Up to the Mountain,” in celebration…

Unity: peace happens in small steps

  Unity Church of Sun Lakes is a community seeking a deeper, spiritual way of living through affirmative prayer, meditation, healthful lifestyle and activities that promote education, friendship, fun and service. We follow the teachings of Jesus as well as other masters of love and wisdom. We invite you to attend our Sunday Celebration at…

Shalom Hadassah

  Doris Codkind, Publicity Our Chapter is moving full speed ahead with more great events every month. We start off on March 12 with an 11:00 a.m. visit to the new Chandler Museum located on Chandler Village Drive across from the Chandler Fashion Mall – no admission charge. Two very interesting exhibits in March are…

Joint donation made

Presenting the check to Eric Ehst, Director of Neighbors Who Care, are Lee Goodheer, Betty Raveret, Sue Bennett and Pat Naive.

The Sun Lakes United Church of Christ and the Sun Lakes Lutheran Church held a joint Christmas Eve service in 2018. The free-will offering taken at the service was donated to Neighbors Who Care with thanks for all they do to assist members of the Sun Lakes community.

Musical Variety Show at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church

  It’s a Variety Show! Come enjoy an afternoon of beautiful sacred music performed by the members of the SLUMC Choir on Sunday, March 24, at 4:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. The program will include solos, small ensembles, instrumentalists and the wonderful choir, too! Sun Lakes United Methodist Church is located at 9248 E. Riggs…

At the cross

  Pastor Jerry McGhee I’m a people watcher at airports and shopping malls while my wife shops. It’s cheap entertainment, and it is entertaining. Sometime ago as I was watching people pass by, I noticed several, mostly women, wearing a cross on a chain around their necks. One woman was wearing a large cross, very…

Life’s eternal gardener

  Jean Newell, Associate Pastor, Sun Lakes United Methodist Church “Spring is sprung; the grass is rizz! I wonder where them birdies is?” So says Winnie-the-Pooh, a fictional character created by A. A. Milne. I love to hear birds sing, but what I don’t love about spring is weeds! My front yard is all rocks,…