Worship Info for 8/14/2022

We continue our sermon series called “Transforming our SoL II” with the second in a series of sermons based on the book “Restart Your Church” by Rev. Dr. Dottie Escobedo-Frank. Pastor Dottie is an Elder in the Desert Southwest Conference, serving as Senior Pastor at Paradise Valley United Methodist Church. In “Restart,” she offers a recipe for churches considering revitalization, which historically hasn’t worked, suggesting instead they follow a model inspired by our defining story as Christians: Christ’s death and resurrection.

Many of you will recall that last Fall, we introduced “Transforming our SoL” as part of our Capital Campaign fundraising effort. This Sunday, we’re bring this theme back, as we have another opportunity to be transformed as we strive to Make Disciples and grow our church.

This evening at 6:30pm we will celebrate the life of Olin Olson, who tragically died on June 11 at the age of 43. All are invited to attend. Olin is survived by his only daughter, Trinity Olson, and will be greatly missed by her as well as other family members and friends.

COVID 19 Update
We’re still watching the local COVID 19 case numbers, but as most of Arizona, including Maricopa County, has been downgraded to “Medium Risk,” masks are not currently recommended/required indoors. If you feel more comfortable wearing a mask, you are welcome to do so.

Here are the bulletins for Sunday:

Note: we will have a limited supply of printed bulletins this Sunday, mainly for our guests, so please print your copy at home and bring it with you if you are worshiping in-person, OR use the QR Code on the front doors to download a copy of the bulletin to your smartphone.

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

Bible Buddies Adult Study Group and Area 412 will be taking a break for the rest of the summer. Watch for more information later this summer about their return.

Koinonia Group
Koinonia Bible Study group will NOT meet this week.

Building Committee Survey #2
Thank you to those who completed the Building Committee’s 2nd survey. We will have the results ready for you very soon.

See you in worship!!