Tag: Sun Lakes United Methodist Church

Let the games begin!

Sun Lakes United Methodist Church will be hosting a free community event called “Games Day” on Wednesday, May 31, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. This fun event will include games like Mexican Train, various card games and Bingo (with prizes). Light refreshments will be offered. Come relax with us in our Lindsay Fellowship Hall and…

Academy Award snafu unfortunate, but not unforgivable

Jean Newell, Associate Pastor at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church Did you happen to see the Academy Awards a few weeks ago? Do you remember what happened at the end of the show? Actors Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway were to present the final award of the evening. Warren, opening up the envelope, seemed confused…

Caregiver program at SLUMC

Sun Lakes United Methodist Church and HomeWatch Caregivers will be the hosts of a caregiver program for people with dementia on March 30 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 4 of the church’s Education Building. The presenter, Vicki McAllister, FACHCA, BSW, has worked in healthcare for 38 years. She is Director of Community Development at HomeWatch…

Who is following you, and what do they see?

Jean Newell, Associate Pastor, Sun Lakes United Methodist Church I was taking care of my four-year-old grandson Sebian. It was just the two of us at home. Sebian had been busy with his stuff; I’d been busy with mine — including washing clothes. I had picked up a pile of clothes, carried them through the…

Handling life’s little distractions

Jean Newell, Associate Pastor, Sun Lakes United Methodist Church My memory being what it is these days, I find that I have to prepare for things ahead of time. For example, this may sound crazy, but as I get ready for bed at night, I set up the bathroom counter with everything I’ll need in…

Following a vision in the New Year

Jean Newell, Associate Pastor, Sun Lakes United Methodist Church “We three kings of Orient are, bearing gifts we traverse afar, field and fountain, moor and mountain, following yonder star.” Why did those ancient travelers follow the star in the sky? Scripture tells us they were wise men from the East. One wonders, though, if they…

Another audience pleaser from the Sun Lakes Chorale

Jan Ott On Thursday night, December 8, the Sun Lakes United Methodist Church was the site of the Chorale’s annual holiday concert. The once-again packed house welcomed popular solos including Ron Young’s White Christmas, Jack Perin’s The Christmas Song, Tenni Annen’s Silver Bells and Martha Wood’s No Golden Carriage depicting the simplicity of the first Christmas. Percussionist…