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Youth Sunday School will continue through June 24

by Maddie Shaner

Wondering if there will be Sunday School during worship this summer? The answer is yes, through June 24. The Youth Sunday School program (for ages 3 years – 6th grade) will continue during the 9:00 a.m. service through June 24th. There will be no Sunday School during worship in the month of July. Children are […]

Habitat Build this Saturday, May 19

by Maddie Shaner

Our Habitat for Humanity project: Mission del Sol as part of the East Valley Presbyterian Coalition and has a Build Day scheduled for this Saturday, May 19th, at about 6:45 AM. We’d sure like to hear from you as new and returning volunteers are welcome! The location in Tempe is 1937 E Don Carlos (lot […]

Montlure Traveling Day Camp @ Chandler Presbyterian

by Maddie Shaner

Montlure Traveling Day Camp is again coming to East Valley churches, and will be hosted by Chandler Presbyterian Church this year! We are excited to partner with Montlure to bring the camping experience to our area for students completing K-5th grades. Day Camp will be June 11-15 from 9am-3pm with an extended care option. Registration […]

This Sunday is Food Sunday!

by Maddie Shaner

The first Sunday of each month is Food Sunday, including this coming Sunday, May 6. Please bring nonperishable food items for the Guadalupe Presbyterian food bank into the sanctuary with you at the beginning of worship. The children will collect food items from the congregants during Children’s Time and place the items near the font. […]

Donations for Blessing Bags

by Maddie Shaner

The deacons have begun collecting donations for blessing bags again. Once assembled, these bags are to be kept in the car to aid our brothers and sisters in Christ who are experiencing homelessness. The congregation has been asked to donate items to fill the bags, such as: deodorant, bottled water, soap, toothpaste and toothbrushes, sunscreen, […]

Graduates will be honored Sunday, May 20

by Maddie Shaner

Is someone in your family graduating from high school, college, or graduate school? Please contact the church office if you would like your student to be recognized during worship on May 20. Fall 2017 graduates will also be honored. Please include this info: Name School graduating from If college, major? Plans after graduation You can […]

Welcome Rev. Dr. David Hodgson

by Maddie Shaner

A message from George Allman, Clerk of Session: On behalf of the Session and the Interim Search Committee, I am delighted to introduce to you the Rev. Dr. David Hodgson who will provide interim leadership for our church family until an installed pastor is called by the voice of the congregation! We are unanimous in […]

No Super Flea in 2018

by Maddie Shaner

With mixed emotions, the loyal and hardworking participants and sponsors for the MdS Super Flea regret to announce that the Flea will not be held in 2018. After approximately 25 years and over $150,000 raised to support MdS operations and mission, it was a very difficult decision. Because of many factors—including the proliferation of second-hand […]

PC(USA) leaders condemn white supremacy, racism

by Maddie Shaner

Please see below for last week’s response from the Presbyterian Church (USA) to the violence in Charlottesville. You can also read it on the PC(USA) website here: https://www.pcusa.org/news/2017/8/14/pcusa-leaders-condemn-white-supremacy-racism/ PC(USA) leaders condemn white supremacy, racism Charlottesville religious leaders praised; misuse of scripture decried AUGUST 14, 2017 Office of the General Assembly Communications LOUISVILLE In the wake of a weekend […]

Stuff the Bus Update and The Big Event

by Maddie Shaner

An update on the Kyrene School Supply drive: At this point in the drive, with the final day Monday, July 24, they are in need of the following items: *Backpacks *Scissors *Rulers *Colored pencils *3-ring binders *Notebook dividers *Highlighters *Colored Markers *Dry Erase Markers Families picking up school supplies for their children also leave with […]