Religion

‘Tuesday Nights Together’ in December!

Cathy Smoot Sun Lakes United Methodist Church (SLUMC) at 9248 E. Riggs Road hosts Tuesday Nights Together (TNT), a series of free programs, every month! Topics vary from light and entertaining to serious and informing. A light meal will be offered for a free-will offering at 5 p.m. with the presentation starting at 5:30 p.m.…

Bakeless Cookie Walk

United Women in Faith Leadership Team This is the time of year when we all look forward to the Cookie Walk. However, COVID-19 has changed the way that we look at everything, and after much discussion, we determined it was no longer a viable way to raise money to support the many organizations who depend…

December Is a Time of Faith

Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. If it is December, it must be the time of Hanukkah and Christmas. Each year interfaith couples agonize whether the celebration of these holidays are religious adventures or commercial enterprises. There is a tugging at the heart strings because respect for one another’s faith is the foundation of the commitment made…

Devorah Hadassah Events for December

Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, is a volunteer organization that inspires a passion for and commitment to the land, the people, and the future of Israel. Devorah Hadassah is our chapter located in the Southeast Valley. For more information on attending our events, please contact Eliana Bar-Shalom at 860-377-7126 or [email protected] The first…

I Am Afraid God Might Ask Me the Same Question

Pastor Marvin Arnpriester A person recently commented to me they were struggling with how to best respond to all the tragic events going on in the world. Fires in California, migrants traveling through Mexico to our border, floods, and other related weather issues around the world. I suggested a response through our church channels. The…

Jewish Congregation Sisterhood

On Thursday, Dec. 15, we will have a Hanukkah Party at 1 p.m. in the Chapel Center. There will be lots of games and delicious traditional desserts for the holiday celebration. Activities include making edible dreidels, Hanukkah bingo, and holiday word puzzles. On Jan. 19, 2023, at 1 p.m. we will learn how challah is…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation

The December service at the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation will be held on Friday, Dec. 9, celebrating the festival of Chanukah, which begins at sunset on Dec. 18. The congregation conducts services each month on the second Friday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Sun Lakes Chapel. For additional information or to have…

Unity: A Christmas Poem

Kay Davis Unity Church of Sun Lakes is a New Thought community. We gather together to celebrate Peace, Love, Light, and Healing. We practice affirmative prayer, positive thinking, and a healthful lifestyle. We meet in the Arts and Crafts Room at Sun Lakes Country Club at 9:30 a.m. every Sunday. Rev. Jeanne MacLaughlin presents our…

Prepare the Way

Rev. Derrick Elliott Then they said to him, “Who are you? Let us have an answer for those who sent us. What do you say about yourself?” He said, “I am the voice of one crying out in the wilderness, ‘Make straight the way of the Lord,’” as the prophet Isaiah said. Now they had…