Category: Religion

Something was missing

Pastor Jean Newell, Sun Lakes United Methodist Church Alright, I give up! Where has this year gone? It seems the older I get, the faster time goes! Anyone else feel like you’ve lost track of time? I thought I was taking time along the way to stop and smell the roses, but now I have…

All are welcome to Sun Lakes Community Church

Pastor Don Hendricks When I am asked what makes Sun Lakes Community Church special to our community, our members and guests, four areas come to mind. Our teaching is centered on the truth of the Gospel, the grace of Jesus Christ and the relentless love of God. Our service is relaxed yet reverent. We celebrate…

What do you want for Christmas?

Pastor Ron Burcham, Risen Savior Lutheran Church What do you want for Christmas? That question is being asked by millions of people around the globe. Parents are asking their children, sweethearts are asking the love of their life, and hundreds of men dressed in red are asking it a thousand times a day to the…

Unity! Joyous greetings

Kay Davis It is Christmas time again and wherever you are in your life today there will always be one thing you can count on and be sure of, the birth of the Christ child so many years ago and the impression it made upon so many people. This is a simple story of a…

Sisterhood meeting notice

The next meeting of the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Sisterhood is Thursday, December 17 at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel Center. Our speaker for this meeting is Dan Shellum who came to Arizona to pursue a career in law enforcement. He has worked for the Chandler Police Department for 10 years. He has a Master’s…

Bumps and detours

Dr. Marc Drake, Sr. Pastor, First Baptist Church of Sun Lakes The journey of life certainly has its detours and bumps in the road; and that’s probably putting it mildly! But the good news is that God is in charge and exercises perfect wisdom in working through the various circumstances of life. However, our response…

Sun Lakes Lutheran events

Marty Patton Advent is a busy time for Sun Lakes Lutheran Church. The 2015 Advent Devotional Booklet is written by members with the guidance from Pastor Dale Hallberg. The Phoebe Circle is sponsoring a Cookie and Other Baked Goods sale on December 5 at the Chapel Center starting at 8:00 a.m. Anyone donating a new…

Love for all, hatred for none

Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Romans 13:8-9 (Christianity): “Owe no one anything except to love one another, for he who loves his fellowman has fulfilled the law. For all the commandments…are all summed up in this one rule: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ Love does no harm to its neighbor; therefore, love is the fulfillment of…

Temple Havurat Emet Hanukkah Party

Barbara Schwartz On December 4 Temple Havurat Emet will hold a Hanukkah party! We will be hosting a potluck dairy dinner that will be held just before our monthly worship service. This dinner will start promptly at 6:00 p.m. Small, unwrapped gifts for children will be accepted and donated to the Children’s Hospital so that…

Lunchtime Ladies start 10-week study group

Beginning Thursday, January 14, from noon-1:00 p.m., the Lunchtime Ladies book study will be focusing on Joanna Weaver’s book, Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World. As a woman, have you experienced an inward battle between the need to adhere to duties and responsibilities and your desire to spend time growing spiritually at the…