Religion

The Power of Witnessing

Dr. Honora Norton Years ago in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis reminded us that “every baptized person is called to give witness, with their words and with their lives ….” He asked, “Who is the witness?” And what do we need to do to become a witness? He said that there are three qualifications of…

Embracing Freedom and Diversity

Rev. Dr. Derrick Elliott Having been part of our diverse community, I’ve witnessed the beautiful tapestry that is our town. Each strand, color, and texture represents the diverse individuals who come together to create the vibrant and resilient spirit of our community. Through this lens of community and diversity, the celebration of Juneteenth holds a…

Unity: Soaring High

Kay Davis Unity Church of Sun Lakes is a New Thought community. We celebrate Peace, Love, Light, Joy, and Healing. We practice affirmative prayer and positive thinking, and we support one another in living a Spirit-centered life. Rev. Jeanne MacLaughlin is our spiritual leader, and she presents our lessons on Sunday morning at 10 a.m.…

FBCSL Celebrates the Red, White, and Blue

First Baptist Church Sun Lakes’ (FBCSL) annual Freedom Fest will kick off our nation’s 248th birthday in grand style. You don’t want to miss this! The festivities will take place at the church on June 29 at 11:30 a.m., so don’t forget to mark your calendars. Wear your red, white, and blue and join us…

Ponderings from a Pastor

Rev. Steve Foss, First Baptist Church Sun Lakes Famed writer from the early 20th century, Jack London, once remarked he’d rather be ashes than dust; he’d rather his spark go out in a burning flame than be stifled by dry rot; he’d rather be a splendid meteor blazing across the sky than a frozen, dark…

Open and Affirming

Marge Harris Apostle Paul reminds us in 1 Corinthians, verses 12:4-27, “For the body does not consist of one member but of many, that there may be no discord in the body, but that the members may have the same care for one another,” and “There are varieties of gifts, but it is the same…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation

The regular monthly Shabbat service for June will be held on June 14 at 7 p.m. and will be a healing service. Full services are conducted each month starting in September, except for July and August, on the second Friday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Sun Lakes Chapel. For additional information or…