Financial Peace University
A new session of Financial Peace University will begin Monday, September 11 led by Kathie and Stephen Barnes. All of the registration details can be found on the front page of our Good News newsletter. Register today!
Chancel Choir Kick-Off Wednesday, September 6
Please join us for an evening of snacks and singing on Wednesday, September 6 at 7 p.m., in the choir room. This casual, 45-minute event is an opportunity for you to meet the Chancel Choir members, find out who we are, what we are all about, and what it means to be involved in this diverse and amazing group. Snacks and singing will be provided. We would LOVE to see you there!
Join the Praise Choir Thursday, September 7
If you love the vibe and the energy of the 9 a.m. Contemporary Worship Service, then IT IS TIME for you to get involved in the life of your church right now. Join the Praise Choir! This is our modern worship choir, an intergenerational group of singers that lead worship at the 9 a.m. Contemporary Service. Rehearsals are held every Thursday night at 6:30 p.m. in the Choir Room; we lead worship once a month. Rehearsals begin Thursday, September 7.
Women’s Retreat Registration Deadline Wednesday, September 13
Treat yourself to our annual Women’s Retreat with the theme of Be Still and Know. This is a one day retreat conveniently taking place in Asbury Hall on Saturday, October 14 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Our facilitators are psychologist, Katy Fielder and her partner, Laura Huser. Anxiety, worry and concerns are often a part of our lives. How do we deal with them? Plan now to attend. Enjoy the fellowship and the catered lunch as well. Registration forms are in the church office and narthex tables. Cost is $35. The deadline to register is Wednesday, September 13.
Adult Sunday Classes Sign-Up Sunday, September 17
If you’ve been interested in attending an adult Sunday School class, but didn’t know which one of our 5 different classes would be a good fit, then our Sunday School sign-up is for you! Sunday, September 17, after both the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. services, we will have the facilitators from each of the classes: Café and OJ, Faith for Today, Talking it Over, The Table, and The Upper Room available in the breezeway to introduce their classes, discuss their curricula and answer questions. Our adult Sunday School classes are an excellent way to make friends and explore theology in new and exciting ways. If you have any questions, please contact the church office at (602) 263-5013.
UMOM Zoo Walk Saturday, September 23
Please join UMOM to raise money and awareness for the homeless families and individuals in our community. The walk is Saturday, September 23 at the Phoenix Zoo at 8 a.m. The walk offers free zoo admission with registration and a fun kid’s zone, food and giveaways! Click here to register and click on our team name, First Church, Phoenix. Help us meet our goal of raising $1,500 by having at least 15 Walkers join in on the fun! If you have any questions, contact the church office at 602.263.5013.
S.W.A.G. Meets on Wednesdays
The Second Wednesday Adult Group will meet on Wednesday, October 11, at 11 a.m. in Asbury Hall. The program will be presented by Call 12 for Action, a consumer complaint resource. This is perfect for those of you who can get away for lunch, those looking for something to do, and those who are retired. Hope you will join us. If you have any questions, please contact Robin Spencer.