Tag: Risen Savior Lutheran Church

Perfect Place

Perfect Place volunteers receive training periodically which is also open to caregivers, care receivers and the community. Join us on Friday, September 8, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Our presenter will be Gomonnie Olegba, a local dental hygiene student discussing Dental Hygiene for Older Adults. There will be an opportunity to ask questions, and refreshments…

Lawns and relationships

Pastor Ron Burcham

Pastor Ron Burcham, Risen Savior Lutheran Church I have a small patch of grass in my backyard. When we first moved into our home, I thought even I can take care of that small of a lawn. Foolish of me. Some people love to putter around the yard trimming bushes, planting flowers and trimming the…

The Perfect Place – A Social Destination for Seniors

Dabra Dyjak, Education Coordinator, University of Arizona Center on Aging

What is Dementia? This was the topic of discussion at the Perfect Place Saturday morning, May 29. Debra Dyjak, representing the Arizona Center on Aging, engaged our group with research, anecdotes and group participation. We left with a greater knowledge of the many types of dementia, strategies useful for volunteers and support techniques to help…

A Solider’s Poem of Thanks

Lee and Patti Kroeger Recently, Sun Lakes resident Lee Kroeger was feted by Arizona Coyotes Foundation as the representative of all World War II veterans during a ceremony honoring the military at a game between the Coyotes and the Washington Capitals. Lee, who is 91, fought with the 95th Infantry Division in Patton’s 3rd Army…

Nobody’s perfect

Pastor Ron Burcham, Risen Savior Lutheran Church I have been in several gated communities in Chandler and have always been impressed with the security they offer. If you don’t have a card or special device to put in your car, the only way into the community is through the gate with a security guard. Depending…

Risen Savior Spring Food Drive April 23 – May 7

Rev. Ron Burcham, Senior Pastor of Risen Savior Lutheran Church, announced that the congregation of Risen Savior invites all Sun Lakes residents to join in this year’s Spring Food Drive which benefits the Chandler Food Bank. He said, “We especially look forward to helping the food bank in the late spring, because it enables them…

Driftwood Brass Quintet to perform in concert at Risen Savior

Mark your calendars for 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 5, for a rewarding afternoon of music by long-time Chandler and Sun Lakes favorites, the Driftwood Brass Quintet, at Risen Savior Lutheran Church. The brass ensemble will be joined by highly-regarded organist Virginia Shoberg-Confare who will both accompany the quintet and perform selected solos. Members of…