Category: Religion

New Bible seminar series starts

Prof. Rod Carruthers If you are interested in knowing the Gospels better, or, if you are just curious about how much of what you know about the Gospels is actually true, this is a seminar that will be important for you. A lot of clutter has crept into the story of the birth of Jesus…

To be truly grateful

Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Thanksgiving enables us to comprehend the true meaning of life: to be thankful for all the harvests of our days. God is where God should be – in our hearts and minds, in our deeds and actions, in our relationships and understanding of each other. Thanksgiving should help us realize that…

Welcome home

Pastor Ron Burcham

Pastor Ron Burcham, Risen Savior Lutheran Church Are there more cars on the road these days? Are the stores a bit more crowded? A few more golf carts cruising around? It can only mean the winter residents are returning! I like it when the winter residents return – you are such a happy group of…

The story of the unfrozen hand

Dr. Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church of Sun Lakes During World War II, while spending several years in a German concentration camp, Corrie ten Boom was severely humiliated and degraded. When she was finally released she believed that, by God’s grace, she had forgiven even the guards who had so mistreated her. She…

Unity: What’s the rush?

Kay Davis The hurrier I go, the behinder I get. You can laugh when you first hear this and what makes it funny is that this is how it works. We can easily allow the pressures and commitments in our lives to become a driving force instead of the joy it was meant to be.…

Thanksgiving reflections

Rev. Jean Newell, Associate Pastor, Sun Lakes United Methodist Church There was a time when some friends and I designated Tuesday nights as our get together nights. Because of our schedules, it was rare that all of us could make it on the same Tuesday night. However, we finally got together one Tuesday and shared…

SL Lutheran Church news

Marty Patton Sun Lakes Lutheran Church has continued many activities thru the summer. Associate Pastor Cora Aguilar and her husband Bobby celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a gala at the Sun Lakes Country Club. Our welcome back picnic was a fun event on October 18 at Sisk Park. In addition to great food, bocce…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation news

Allan Levy Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC) is an established reform congregation of over 400 members that meets at the Sun Lakes All Faith Chapel on the second Friday of the month at 7:30 p.m. On November 13 at our service we will honor our veterans and the Jewish War Veterans Post 619. Services are…