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YESHUA – The Promise, The Land & The Messiah

Week Two Yeshua News After being conquered by the Amorites and the Egyptians, the children of God are released from Egypt into the wilderness area and wander for 40 years before Joshua led them into the “Promised Land.” Bit by bit the Hebrew people conquered the land promised in Genesis to Abraham. The Kingdom of Israel became two Kingdoms in the North and the South, before being conquered again by the Babylonian Empire  and sent into exile. The return of…

In the News Bible Study

Each week there are many events in the news, and we read it or watch it and then go on with the rest of our day. Do you ever ask, “What does the Bible teach about this event?” or, “As a follower of Jesus, how do I respond to this?” I want to invite you to join me in an on-going study of the Bible and current events around the world. We’ll be meeting on Thursdays at 10:30 am each…

Two New Way’s to stay connected!

Sunday Fellowship is back! Grab some cookies and coffee and join us for some fellowship time immediately following the Sunday service at 10:00am! Online TNT, join us Thursday at 5:30pm on YouTube and Zoom for a Christmas in July celebration and let’s have dinner together, sing some carols and learn why we’re celebrating Christmas in July! There will even be door prizes! Printable Zoom Schedule Watch Live on YouTube

The Online Church Directory is here!

You can access the online directory on your desktop or laptop computer or through a mobile app you can install on your tablet or smart phone. Instruction for getting the online directory If you do not have an email setup with the church office or you are using one that is different from the one we have on file in the church office you will need to contact us before you will be able to access the online directory.

Back to School 2020

Back to School Supplies ARE Needed for EARLY August Schools in some form or another will start in early August and we support the El Mirage School System.  Your Mission and Outreach Committee watched for bargains… so last year AFTER the kids went back to school and the “Backpacks” were on sale, we purchased nearly 70 of them to be filled. IF you have already purchased a backpack, great, bring it along. Our goal is 100 nice backpacks for the…

The Navajo Nation Says Thank You

The Annual Conference ended Saturday, June 13, 2020 and Billie K. Fidlin, the Director of Outreach & Justice read the following thank you from Mel Rodis from the Navajo Nation.  At that point the Desert Southwest Conference of the United Methodist Church had received over $30,000 in donations for the Water for the Navajo Nation Mission Project 2020. The Navajo Water Project District raised over $63,000. Several more churches were still collecting, as was ours – Our finally tally to…

Callers Needed!

Callers Needed! You can make a difference by the simple act of a phone call! Have you been wondering what to do with your spare time? Make caring phone calls as a valuable ministry! People in our church love to receive a call that is not trying to sell them something! You may also make a new friend!  The new church directories are available for pickup on a table at the back door of the church office in a plastic…

Heifer Update

The following is from a letter I received from the President of Heifer International, Pierre Ferrari. “Heifer India is Supporting Smallholder Farmers After Cyclone Amphan”  Cyclone Amphan did an estimated $12.2 billion dollars worth of damage in West Bengai last week.  Farmers supported by Heifer India in Odisha reported extensive damage to chicken coops, kitchen gardens. And paddy fields, affecting families nutrition and sources of income.  Women farmers that are part of Hatching Hope, a project that promotes small-scale poultry…

Habitat for Humanity

Like every other organization, Habitat for Humanity has been impacted by the Corona virus.  Virtually all of Habitat’s central Arizona building projects have been suspended since March.  The only exception was the completion of one home, as it was in its final stages when the recommendations to quarantine were just beginning.  But the organization stands ready to return to providing housing options for struggling families once the critical period of infections has passed.  In the interim, Habitat is doing whatever…

1Mission 2020

On Saturday, February 29, 2020, the United Methodist Church Desert Southwest Conference sent a group of short-term missionaries to Puerta Peñasco for the 2020 1Mission house building project. Lakeview, Willowbrook and guests joined forces this year with Pastor Ross Parrott,    Susan Briner, Bev Amperse, Liz Peck, Glenn Allinger, Harold Glick, Kim Parks, and Jim and Carole Smith. These nine workers joined together for the second weekend of a four weekend house build. We were very blessed to help build with the…
FromThe Desk Pastor John

Pastor John’s View June 2020

Tales from the Mountain Evan as I wrote the title for this month’s article, I had to stop and just say, “Whoa! How did we get to June and at this time of writing, I still have no idea when we will actually worship together physically. I think I was eleven when dad and I drove out to the cinder hills east of Flagstaff in our 1948 Willy’s Jeep. It was painted battleship grey and had a homemade plywood top.…