Category: April 2018

Lady Sluggers wrap up season

Larry Wolfe The Lady Sluggers Senior Softball team recently wrapped up their 2018 season in the Valley of the Sun League. Even though they didn’t have a winning record this year, they had lots of fun and improved significantly over the course of the season. The team had several new players, including Roseanne Kuefner, who…

An Indestructible life

Dr. Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church Sun Lakes After Jesus died, he was buried in a tomb with a big stone rolled up against it. A short time later, the religious leaders came to the Roman governor Pilate and asked for permission to seal the stone and guard the tomb. They expressed concern…

Blossom time with John and Mary Giger

Doug Ross, Director of Promotion Given the fact we suffered no hard freeze this winter, it will not be so hard to restore our gardens and welcome in spring this year. At Sun Lakes Community Church, we will celebrate the season at our Spring Dinner on Sunday evening, April 15, 2018. And if you complete…

Be still…

Pastor Jean Newell, Sun Lakes United Methodist Church “Detoxed!” That’s how someone recently described what happened one weekend at a spiritual retreat. “We couldn’t wear our watches or use our phones or access to computers. We spent three days being detoxed from the world.” I hadn’t thought of it like that, but that’s exactly what…

Cottonwood Pickleball Club helps the community with AED training

Irene D’Aloisio, President On February 27, 30 members of the Sun Lakes Pickleball Club Cottonwood (SLPCC) gathered in the Phoenix Room in Cottonwood to learn how to save the lives of people in distress. The Sun Lakes Fire Department/Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (AFMA) provided CAP members to lead a class in how to use…

Table Tennis Olympic winners

Gerry Vogelsang Irene Stillwell, Executive Director of the Arizona Senior Olympics, presented the Gold Medal in Table Tennis to Sun Lakers Gerry Vogelsang and Ken Nichols and the Silver Medal in Table Tennis Advance Single to Gerry Vogelsang.

Residents participate in Phoenix Senior Olympic Games

Kenneth Nelson, a Phase 1 resident for the past five years, has been to the Senior Olympic games twice before this year. He participated in singles in 2012 and did not earn a medal. He entered again in 2016 and earned third place and a bronze medal. This year, Ken decided that he would enter…

Unity: Long, sweet love

Kay Davis Unity Church of Sun Lakes is an active, thriving, positive, supportive, loving spiritual community. We follow the teachings of Jesus as well as other Spiritual Masters. Our prayers are affirmative, and we adopt a health minded lifestyle. We invite you to come and share in our Sunday morning celebration at 9:30 a.m. in…

Pastor’s Corner

Jerry McGhee, Pastor Easter Sunday does not celebrate colored eggs, rabbits and a new dress or suit. Easter Sunday is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth from the grave. Easter Sunday is the celebration of the established fact that Jesus fulfilled both Old Testament prophecy and His own words. John 2:19 records…

CLGA playday results

Mary Nelson Results of the CLGA 2018 Club Championship held February 8 and 15: Our 2018 Club Champion is Cathy Bass. Flight winners are Flight 1: 1st (tie) Paddy Newton and Nadine Sanders, 3rd (tie) Mikki Rydell, Billie Seiberling and Kathryn Campbell; Flight 2: 1st Patti Hegenbarth, 2nd Nancy Howell, 3rd Julie Curran; Flight 3:…