Super Summer Salad Spectacular is July 17th!

We are very pleased to announce the Church of the Palms Annual Super Summer Salad Spectacular is back – in modified form to continue to keep all of us safe! This year, instead of salad ingredients, we ask that you bring a completed salad (e.g., tossed, potato, chicken, creative salad of your choice) or cookies… Continue reading Super Summer Salad Spectacular is July 17th!

How to assess your emotional bandwidth

by Kay Klinkenborg Broad bandwidth for cell phones went to 5G in late February in this part of AZ. I just traded in an old iPhone 6, and when I looked at the bars of signal strength, there it was: 5G. Oxford Dictionary gives two definitions:   A range of frequencies within a given band… Continue reading How to assess your emotional bandwidth

David’s Discernings: ONA Sunday

written by Rev. David Klingensmith I am proud to be a member of this congregation that proudly flies the rainbow flag and welcomes members of the LGBTQ+ community to join us on the journey. More than 1,760 UCC congregations have adopted Open and Affirming covenants. This is so important because LGBTQ+ folks are facing continued… Continue reading David’s Discernings: ONA Sunday

Life lessons can be uncomfortable!

by Linette Stenberg The other day I heard something on TV that got me thinking. The news commentator said that the reason many parents don’t want their children to be exposed to particular school lessons or books is that they would be made uncomfortable. Well…as I remember my childhood, being uncomfortable was an important life… Continue reading Life lessons can be uncomfortable!

Grace and glue: two strange partners

by Kay Klinkenborg Grace and glue. Two strange partners. In this harried, frightening, and disordered time, how can I step into grace? There is an element that needs to take place, whether in 3 minutes, 30 minutes, or an hour. It is silence. Stop. Step back. Listen. Absorb. BE SILENT!  Pause, take a personal inventory… Continue reading Grace and glue: two strange partners

Visitor Information Session: 6/22/22

Do you have questions about Church of the Palms? You are invited to join us Wednesday, June 22, at 3:30 p.m. The Evangelism and Growth Team is enthusiastically offering another Information Session to be held in King Hall on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 starting at 3:30 pm. You’ll have the opportunity to meet Pastor Jim… Continue reading Visitor Information Session: 6/22/22