Category: Religion

Unity right speakers

Greetings to all from Unity of Sun Lakes! We are a progressive spiritual organization, seek to live a healthy lifestyle and follow the teachings of Jesus Christ as well as many other spiritual masters. When you walk through our doors you will feel safe, loved and welcome. Our study group just finished reading and experiencing…

Climate justice course offered at SLUMC

Rev. Marvin Arnpriester, Senior Pastor at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church, will lead a four-part study on climate justice beginning June 20 and continuing weekly through July 18 (no class on July 4). The course, based on the just-released book, Climate Justice: A Call to Hope and Action, will be conducted in the church’s Education…

Celebrate the four freedoms with Sunday worship

On the July 4 weekend, Sun Lakes United Church of Christ will celebrate with a special worship service focused on the four freedoms promoted by President Franklin Roosevelt. Our special guests will be the Chordaires Chorus of Sun Lakes. These four freedoms, freedom from want, freedom to worship, freedom from fear and freedom of speech,…

Parkinson’s program at SLUMC

A free program called Introduction to Parkinson’s Disease will be hosted by Sun Lakes United Methodist Church on Monday, June 6 at 9:00 a.m. in the Education Building, Room One. Presenter Patty Hatton, Recreation Therapy Coordinator with Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, will be giving an overview about Parkinson’s Disease. Please RSVP to parish nurse Maureen…

Who is left to speak?

Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. In the early years of World War II, a German Protestant pastor, Martin Niemoller, wrote some classic words that ring as true today as they did then. His essay, “First they came for…..” caused a stir in Nazi Germany and eventually resulted in his incarceration in a concentration camp. To summarize…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation news

Rabbi Wiener tells the children about the hidden matzah

The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC) is an established reform congregation that meets at the Sun Lakes Chapel on the second Friday of the month. Services are a great opportunity to meet new people, connect with Judaism and learn. New attendees are invited to be introduced at the service and members of the congregation connect…

The Case for Plodding

Dr. Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, Sun Lakes William Carey left his English homeland in 1793 and sailed to India where he served for nearly 41 years as a missionary – without ever taking a furlough! Early in his life Carey demonstrated an unusual ability for linguistics. At age 12, he taught himself…

Talking with Dad

Jean Newell, Associate Pastor, Sun Lakes United Methodist Church I was raised in a military family — Air Force, to be precise. Dad was an officer, so he was used to telling people what to do and that included my brother, sister and me. Dad expected us to do our best no matter what we…