The Church of the Palms is stepping solidly into the future of being “the church” to those who cannot physically be present for classes, events or worship. Ten Hewlett Packard Chromebook computers have been purchased through a grant to enable anyone to participate who doesn’t have access to Internet or cellphone. The new “hybrid” church… Continue reading Church of the Palms “Computer Library” is Here: Home Participation Now Available
Learn about potential solutions at Breakfast in Your PJs on Tuesday, May 25th at 8:30 am By Nancy NoniniSocial Justice Action Team—Criminal Justice Did you know that Arizona has the fifth highest imprisonment rate in the U.S., but is only 15th highest in population? This incarceration costs AZ taxpayers over one billion dollars per year.… Continue reading Mass Incarceration — What Can We Do?
To connect to these online classes, visit our Bridges page! Current Issues & Faith, Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m.Facilitated by Kay Klinkenborg.Dec. 1-15: “J.E.S.U.S.A” DVD. An in-depth exploration of the relationship between Christianity and American nationalism and the violence that often emerges from it. Some featured speakers: Diana Butler Bass, Fr. John Dear, and Dwight Ford.Dec. 22,… Continue reading Life Long Learning classes in December continue online
A new ministry program is being offered by Palms member Shea Darian, a grief educator and spiritual director who teaches holistic grieving as a life-skill to help you heal your grief – past, present and future. Whoever you are and no matter what types of losses you harbor, Shea offers a new way to think… Continue reading Doing Grief in Real Life: Ministry Program at Church of the Palms UCC
Wednesdays, March 4- April 1, 11 am–12 noon at Church of the Palms Each week will feature a different presenter focusing on the Lenten theme. A simple bread and soup meal will follow each speaker. Kay Klinkenborg will be coordinating this series.
The Church of the Palms offers several educational opportunities to assist folks in their spiritual journeys. Most in-person events are suspended during the pandemic. Please see the Bridges page for how to connect online. Events are subject to cancellation; please confirm with the church office 623.977.8359. Current Issues & Faith “How to be an Antiracist,”… Continue reading Educational and spiritual growth opportunities
Your Board of Lifelong Learning offers a class for ones who are wondering what it is that we call “Progressive Christianity” and/or might be questioning the things you were taught as a youngster. What are we “supposed” to believe? Would you like to explore all those questions you have with others who are asking similar… Continue reading Lifelong Learning – Mondays
Wednesday, March 13, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Have you ever wondered if someone you love is facing Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia? Have you wondered how you might help the individual or family as they faced this? Are you a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s and facing its many challenges, feeling alone, stressed, or… Continue reading Memory and Faith Project Dementia Care and Education
Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at 3:30 pm in King Hall. This session includes a brief presentation about The Church of the Palms, where we came from, and, most importantly, where we are going! A delicious homemade dinner will be served after the presentation. New members will be welcomed into the church on Sunday, December 2nd… Continue reading New Member Information Session and Meet & Greet