Tag: Sun Lakes United Methodist Church

Captioning for your smart phone

  We welcome Matt Goncalves, the Marketing Director for InnoCaption, a free mobile captioning service for the hard of hearing community. InnoCaption’s goal is to improve hearing equivalency for anyone faced with a hearing loss through the development of new mobile communication technologies. Come to learn how your mobile phone can be accessible to you.…

What’s in a name?

  Jean Newell, Associate Pastor, Sun Lakes United Methodist Church Names! Have you ever had problems with names? Many years ago when my children were growing up, we had two dogs. There were days in which I found myself reeling off five names in rapid order before finally calling the right one! At the time,…

Annual P.E.O. coffee set for February 13

Dr. Paula Silides is a P.E.O. Scholar Award winner and she will speak to us about her life story and how she applied for and used the award. Dr. Silides is the Owner/Medical Director of Desert Valley Urgent Care on Chandler Heights Road in Chandler. She graduated with a BS degree in nursing from the…

Tomorrow?

  Jean Newell, Associate Pastor at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church “Tomorrow. I’ll think about it tomorrow.” Isn’t that what Scarlett liked to say? Scarlett O’Hara of Gone with the Wind fame? Time and time again in the midst of life’s struggles, Scarlett’s response was to look to “tomorrow.” With the New Year 2019 upon us,…

Hope, even in the darkest hour

Jean Newell, Associate Pastor, Sun Lakes United Methodist Church Emergency vehicle sirens wailing. Hurricanes and floods destroying businesses and neighborhoods. Violence shattering lives. We live in troubled times. In the midst of such pain and sorrow, what is it about Christmas that can still bring a smile, touch a heart or stir one’s spirit? It’s…

Thanks-living!

Jean Newell, Associate Pastor at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church How quickly the days slip by, and before you know it, the celebration is just days, maybe even hours away. Shopping is done, food is prepared, the house is readied and the table is set. The big day finally arrives! What is it about Thanksgiving…

Recalculating

  Jean Newell, Associate Pastor, Sun Lakes United Methodist Church My father had an innate sense of direction. I’ve often wondered if it came from his being raised on a dirt farm in Kansas. It could be pitch black at night with not a star in the sky, and he could tell you which direction…