2024 Summer Film Festival

The Social Justice Leadership Team Presents the 2024 Summer Film Festival! Save your Fridays from July 19 through August 30, 1–2:30 pm for: √ Popcorn, peanuts, and soft drinks √ Air-conditioned comfort √ Time with church family and friends √ Learning about social justice issues and programs Members of the Social Justice Leadership Team will… Continue reading 2024 Summer Film Festival

Christian Nationalism, Project 2025, and further threats to our democracy

Reservations required; no chargeSaturday, March 16th, 10:00 am to 12:00 pmIncludes a continental breakfast Many Christians don’t realize that Christian Nationalism is not a positive Christian or theology stance for citizens or government. If Christian is the first word…they assume it must be good. Our culture is confused about the difference between patriotism and nationalism.… Continue reading Christian Nationalism, Project 2025, and further threats to our democracy

Homeless Jesus Unveiled

The Church of the Palms, UCC, will be dedicating the sculpture Homeless Jesus on Saturday, November 18, at 11 am. The community is welcome to join the unveiling. Created by artist Timothy Schmalz, Homeless Jesus, as a piece of public art at The Church of the Palms, has a vital and moving, though at times… Continue reading Homeless Jesus Unveiled

Transgender Day of Remembrance

“Transgender Day of Remembrance seeks to highlight the losses we face due to anti-transgender bigotry and violence. I am no stranger to the need to fight for our rights, and the right to simply exis t is first and foremost. With so many seeking to erase transgender people — sometimes in the most brutal ways… Continue reading Transgender Day of Remembrance

“Homeless Jesus” sculpture dedication November 18

official press release: SUN CITY, AZ: The Church of the Palms, United Church of Christ, 14808 North Boswell Blvd., Sun City, AZ announces the unveiling of “Homeless Jesus” – a life-size bronze statue by Canadian sculptor Timothy Schmalz, Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 11 am. Schmalz will deliver a presentation on the role of public… Continue reading “Homeless Jesus” sculpture dedication November 18

All Souls Reflection & Labyrinth Walk

Doing Grief Community Healing ProjectWednesday, November 1st, 6:30 pm The holidays of Dios de Los Muertos and Halloween, and the Christian season of Allhallowtide are celebrated at a time of year when it was once believed that the veil between the worlds of the dead and living was thin, so deceased loved ones could visit… Continue reading All Souls Reflection & Labyrinth Walk