Category: Religion

Seekers Bible Study to re-convene

D. Brotherton Ladies, mark your calendars! Bible study starts again on Wednesday, September 9 at 9:30 a.m. in the Mirror Room of Sun Lakes Country Club. We will be continuing our study of prophesies of the Bible and we look forward to seeing old and new members. If you want more information call Norma Vycital…

Exploring new ways to pray

Associate Pastor Jean Newell Prayer has been called the language of the heart and is one way we can communicate our thoughts and feelings to God. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? Someone once said to me, “I don’t know how to pray.” Part of not knowing how may be not knowing where to pray. John Wesley,…

Pastoral Care Ministries debuts in Sun Lakes

Pastoral Care Ministries has been launched by Doug Ross. He and his wife, Sandy, have lived in Sun Lakes for about 10 years, previously in Tempe, Arizona. This new ministry will include several services including Weddings, Funerals or Celebrations of Life and a Newsletter soon to be announced. Ross, ordained to the ministry in 1956,…

Risen Savior Lutheran Church

Pastor Ron Burcham A few moments ago my cell phone and every phone around me sounded an alert; “Storm warning for your area.” No one was too surprised at the warning since the wind had been howling for the past 20 minutes and we were under a dark cloud cover. All the same, the alert…

St. Steven’s Ladies Guild meeting

There will be a meet and greet luncheon on September 9 at 11:30 a.m. at Cottonwood Country Club in the restaurant. Please RSVP to Rose at 480-802-0775 so she can have a count for the restaurant. The Ladies Guild will be holding its welcome back meeting for members and a membership drive for new members…

SLJC membership drive

The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation is kicking off its summer/fall membership drive. The congregation meets on the second Friday of each month in the Sun Lakes Country Club interdenominational chapel. The $150 membership fee per person includes tickets to the Fall High Holidays services. Bar and Bat Mitzvah lessons, along with baby namings, can be…

Strong winds, deep roots

Dr. Marc Drake, Sr. Pastor, Sun Lakes Baptist Church For some reason, I’ve always enjoyed thunderstorms (as long as I’m not out in them). When I was growing up in the South, my room had an unsealed roof and I still remember that deafening sound as the heavy rain pummeled the house. There was just…

Unity: Loving it all

Life is all about change and in a retirement community such as Sun Lakes, we are aware of those of us who face perhaps the most challenging changes of our lives. It can be sobering and can give us pause. But at Unity we adopt a positive attitude and life style. We believe that God,…

SLJC news and services

The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC) is an established reform congregation that meets at the Sun Lakes Chapel on the second Friday of the month at 7:30 p.m. Services are a great opportunity to meet new people, connect with Judaism and learn. New attendees are invited to be introduced at the service and members of…

Aging is a blessing

sun l, D.D. Okay, bad things happen to us. Bad things happen to all people, regardless of age. Things that cause pain are real and lasting. When we were younger we felt invincible. Now we are feeling vulnerable. Our youth was spent dreaming. As we age we tend to remember the past, but with a…