Worship Info for 4/24/2022

Earth Day/Creation Care Worship

This Sunday – the second Sunday in Easter – we will celebrate Earth Day with our own Creation Care Worship Services! We will have a special guest with us from Gold Canyon UMC’s United Women in Faith Circle, Rita Vadasz-Miller during our 930 and 11am services. Rita will deliver the Children’s Message at these services, and will lead our children through some special Earth Day activities during Children’s Church at 11:15am.

Here are the bulletins for tomorrow morning’s services:

To join us for worship online…

Our Traditional (9:30am) and Praise (11:00am) services will be livestreamed as usual tomorrow morning. Join us about 5-10 minutes before these services when we will “go live.” Here’s the link: Online Worship

We are still in need of Volunteers at SoL! Please take a look at the list in the bulletin and let us know by sending us an email (see above) indicating the ways you are willing and able to serve!

New Sermon Series Begins Next Sunday: “Revealed” (A Study of the Book of Revelation)This series will be inspired by the book Breaking the Code, originally written by theologian Bruce M. Metzger. A partner study, using the book and featuring video presentations by Rev. David DeSilva (a United Methodist Elder and author of the Revised Edition of Breaking the Code) will be made available for those who would like to attend beginning the week of May 1. The Revised and Updated Edition of Breaking the Code is available from many booksellers in both paperback and electronic versions. Reading the book is not a requirement for this series but might be helpful as we explore the Book of Revelation, one of the most misunderstood books of the Bible.

Bible Buddies Adult Study Group
Our Bible Buddies Study Group WILL meet this week on Tuesday at 10:30am for fellowship, followed by our study time at about 11am or shortly before. If you would like to join via Zoom, please contact Pastor Jody at  before Tuesday morning. Study topic TBD.

Koinonia Bible Study Group
This Adult Study Group WILL NOT meet this morning.

Adult Fellowship Breakfast
All are invited to attend the Adult Fellowship Breakfast this morning after the 9:30 worship service (at approximately 11am) at the Stout’s home in Gilbert. Their address is shown in the calendar portion of the bulletin.

Annual Pledge Campaign
If you have not yet turned in your 2022 Commitment Card, please do so at your earliest convenience.

Midweek Bible Study on Monday @ 1:30pm on Zoom!  
A new schedule for this study group will be sent out soon.

Would you like to give to UMCOR to support humanitarian efforts in Ukraine? Check the bulletins for information on how to give.

Are you a caregiver for someone with memory impairment?
A support group is available to you sponsored by Dayspring UMC in Tempe and facilitated by our church member, Anne Ahland. The group meets by Zoom on the first and third Mondays of each month. Discussions include the successes and challenges of caregiving in a safe, confidential, and caring setting. Please contact Anne at  for more information.

Celebration of Life – Gay Tillotson
We are also saddened by the passing of our member and friend, Patricia “Gay” Tillotson. Gay was a dear friend to many at SoL and, like all of our friends who move on from this life to the next, will be dearly missed. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 7 at 11am at Gilbert Memorial Park. The family asks that Memorial Gifts be given to the Song of Life UMC Transforming our SoL Fund. More information is also in the bulletin.

We look forward to seeing you tomorrow…either in-person or online!