Tag: Sun Lakes United Methodist Church

GriefShare Begins at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church

Pastor David Holling Grief is a normal response to any loss and affects the grieving person(s) physically, emotionally, and spiritually, often causing the person to think and act in ways different from their previous normal behavior. You may have heard something to the effect of “just give it some time and you will feel better.”…

Sweet Life Café Opens September 17!

Cathy Smoot Sweet Life Café, a biblical-based book study, is held each Wednesday at noon in Room 4 at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church beginning Sept. 17, 2020. This fall, the study will focus on the book, Proverbs: Learning to Live Wisely. As the Book of Proverbs offers wisdom and guidance, so, too, will this study.…

Be of One Heart…

Pastor Marvin Arnpriester

Marvin Arnpriester, Senior Pastor at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church We are living in the most interesting of times, aren’t we? Voices seem to grow more and more strident. Tensions escalate pain and frustration, which highlight differences in understanding and perspective. This gives way to anger, hostility, and accusations. It happens in homes, in churches,…

Fix Them!

Marvin Arnpriester, Senior Pastor at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church “The hardest spiritual work in the world is to love the neighbor as the self—to encounter another human being not as someone you can use, change, fix, help, save, enroll, convince, or control, but simply as someone who can spring you from the prison of…

Are You Aware?

Marvin Arnpriester, Senior Pastor, Sun Lakes United Methodist Church Richard Rohr, author and Franciscan monk from Albuquerque, made the following observation: “We cannot attain the presence of God because we’re already in the presence of God. What’s absent is awareness!” Jesus promised that He would never leave nor forsake us. If that is true, then…

Annual P.E.O. Coffee Set for February 12

Anne Freyer

Linda Reber “Mercy Ships: Experience on the Africa Mercy in 2018-2019” is the title of Anne Freyer’s program. Anne is a P.E.O. in Chapter DD, Sun Lakes, and is a registered pharmacist. She graduated from the University of Illinois College of Pharmacy and received her MS in Pharmacy Administration at the University of Arizona College…

A Time for New Beginnings

Linda Gercken January 2020 — the beginning of a new year and a new decade. For many, it is symbolically a time for new beginnings. But if you are grieving the death of a loved one, you may fail to see the luster of new beginnings. For you, this is a time of remembering the…