Posts by Maddie Shaner

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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 […]

Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive

by Maddie Shaner

Stuff the Bus! Kyrene School District’s back-to-school supply drive has already begun. Help Kyrene students start the year off right by providing school supplies for students in need. 800 fully stuffed backpacks will be distributed the week before school begins so students are prepared to attend school, ready to learn. Items needed include new backpacks, […]

Montlure Traveling Day Camp: Register soon!

by Maddie Shaner

Montlure Day Camp is coming, and there are many spots still available! Day camp will take place June 26-30. When:              9:00am till 3:00pm with extended care hours till 5:00pm Where:            University Presbyterian Church 139 E. Alameda Drive, Tempe – 480-966-6267 What:               Montlure Camp staff offers a weeklong unique blend of outdoor ministries and   congregational ministry. […]

Save the Date and Upcoming Opportunities

by Maddie Shaner

Please save the date for the next reconciliation workshop! The next reconciliation workshop is coming up on Saturday, May 6th, from 9:00 am-4:00 pm. The workshop “Healthy Congregations” is a great opportunity to extend our understanding and knowledge about how to deal with change creatively and flexibly. Come even if you did not attend the […]

by Maddie Shaner

PALM SUNDAY AND HOLY WEEK Remember to join with others in our community of faith for three key times in our faith journeys. Please invite your family, friends, and neighbors. God is calling us into community, especially in these days when the world seeks peace and hope! This coming Sunday is Palm Sunday. Come at […]

Last Week’s Reconciliation Workshop

by Maddie Shaner

This past weekend, many of us had the privilege of participating in a reconciliation workshop focused on waging war on peace.  Many thanks to the 56 people who participated on Friday evening, those who came together on Saturday and to Rev. Brad Munroe and Rev. Jen Fraser for facilitating a stress-free learning environment.  If folks […]