Deacon’s Note

It is summertime in Arizona. Like most years, this state is plagued by forest fires. The Telegraph fire burning near Superior is still not contained. Additionally, we are watching the Backbone fire located 12 miles west of Pine and Strawberry. News sources are keeping us posted on the Wyrick Fire burning near Heber as it…

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Deacon’s Note

By the weather forecast these days, it seems like we are roasting in the fires of Hell — or is it just June in the Southwestern Desert? We find ourselves under a Heat Warning issued by the Weather Service. Air conditioners are working overtime to keep us comfortable in the middle of June. And we…

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Welcome Back! It’s Nice to See Your Face

It is time to come home. Due to the increase in people getting vaccinated and the reduction of cases of COVID19 in Maricopa County, we are finally ready to start relaxing procedures at worship. We will still keep a few things in place, but church should feel a little more normal this week. We are…

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Finding Home

“ . . . some men are born out their due place.  Accident has cast them amid certain  surroundings, but they have always a nostalgia for a home they know not.” – W. Sommerset Maugham As we enter the first weeks after Pentecost we run into this Gospel of Mark theme of Jesus’s identity. He…

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