Category: October 2018

Oberammergua 2020

  Pastor Vernon Meyer of Sun Lakes United Church of Christ will lead a tour to the Passion Play in Oberammergau in 2020. The Passion Play is an event held every 10 years to celebrate the end of the plague in the small town of Oberammergau in the Bavarian region of southern Germany. The villagers’…

God Around Town – new group

  Do you like taking part in and helping get the word out about Christian events, activities, helps and more? This will be a group which has various ways you can join in, help or support this effort to increase awareness of Christian events, both local and across the US of A. Bible- and Jesus-believing…

Aero Club announces 2018-2019 speakers

Gary Vacin A wide variety of aviation-related presentations, including a talk on the events leading up to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, will highlight the first three gatherings for the Sun Lakes Aero Club’s 2018-19 season. The November 19 speaker will be retired USAF and Commemorative Air Force member Jim Evans. He will discuss…

New musician at Sun Lakes United Church of Christ

Sun Lakes United Church of Christ is proud to announce their new musician, Aida Olarte. The previous musician, Titus Kautz, took a faculty position at the University of North Dakota. Aida began her new work with Sun Lakes UCC in June. Aida Olarte, a native of Colombia, is currently earning a Doctoral of Musical Arts…

World turners

  Pastor Jerry McGhee In 1903, at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, two young men with a dream of the impossible wound up an odd-shaped box, and it flew off the ground for 120 feet. Their dream and that box made the world smaller that day. It was in the ancient city of Thessalonica that the…

Recalculating

  Jean Newell, Associate Pastor, Sun Lakes United Methodist Church My father had an innate sense of direction. I’ve often wondered if it came from his being raised on a dirt farm in Kansas. It could be pitch black at night with not a star in the sky, and he could tell you which direction…

Creationist living like evolutionists

  Dr. Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church Sun Lakes It seems that many people readily acknowledge God as Creator but live as though life is about the survival of the fittest rather than living in daily dependence on their Maker and following his instructions. In other words, they live like evolutionists. But those…

Sun Lakes Congregation news

  Doris Codkind, Publicity SLJC is an active congregation with members of all ages who come from various communities in the area. Tradition and prayer are woven into our services by Rabbi Irwin Wiener. The lovely voice of our Cantor Ronda Polesky, together with our renowned choir under the direction of Lana Oyer, makes our…