Social Justice Action Team—Criminal Justice hosts Breakfast in Your PJs

Tuesday, June 15, 8:30–9:30 am Arizonans serve 40-percent longer sentences for drug crimes and twice the national average for nonviolent property crimes. These long sentences are not making Arizona any safer. Please join us for some of these Arizona stories and ideas on what we can do to decrease the Injustice In Our Justice System:… Continue reading Social Justice Action Team—Criminal Justice hosts Breakfast in Your PJs

Congratulations, Shea!

Shea Darian is excited to announce that she has accepted a chaplain position at Phoenix Children’s Hospital beginning June 1st. Shea’s ordination is set for Sunday, June 27, 3:00 p.m., at Church of the Palms. She has blessed this congregation through her grief counseling, her leadership in song and spoken word, and in her kind… Continue reading Congratulations, Shea!

‘Hope Still Rises’ — Daoud Nassar, Tent of Nations

Friday, May 7th at 9:00 a.m. on “Bridges” By Beth Moore Those of you who read our virtual Order of Sunday Service may notice in the weekly prayer list the name of the Nassar family. If you did not meet and listen to the story of Daoud Nassar when he visited us in person in… Continue reading ‘Hope Still Rises’ — Daoud Nassar, Tent of Nations

Mass Incarceration — What Can We Do?

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?

Easter Morning In-Person Worship at The Church of the Palms

Have you reserved your spot for the in-person worship service at 9:00 a.m. on Easter Sunday? The deadline to register is April 1. Click this link or call 623.748.3574 so we can be prepared to welcome you. This is an outdoor service, so make sure to wear your Easter bonnet! And sunscreen! And, of course,… Continue reading Easter Morning In-Person Worship at The Church of the Palms

Good Friday “Stations of the Cross” Labyrinth Walk

Friday, April 2, 2021 , 1–3 p.m. Each person will receive a printed guide for their self-directed walk, for pausing at the “stations of the cross” to read a brief Biblical text and prayer. Volunteers will be available to assist walkers who are welcome to come anytime between 1 and 3 p.m.; the walk to… Continue reading Good Friday “Stations of the Cross” Labyrinth Walk

Thanksgiving: Not Just a Meal

As was announced earlier, it has been decided for safety reasons that The Church of the Palms will not serve a meal this year for Thanksgiving. However, we do feel that some of the goals of the activity can still be met. The goals of The Annual Joyce Spaulding Memorial Thanksgiving Feast:• Opportunity for ministry•… Continue reading Thanksgiving: Not Just a Meal

Global Pride 2020

Pride won’t be beaten by COVID19 – join us on Saturday 27 June 2020 for the world’s first Global Pride! Global Pride 2020 is being organised by Prides from across the world. We will have speeches, performances, film and other content from Prides in Africa, Europe, Asia, Oceania, and South, Central and North America. A… Continue reading Global Pride 2020

Pride Parking Lot Parade

June is Gay Pride Month! The Church of the Palms is celebrating Open and Affirming Sunday during the 10:00 a.m. online worship service on June 28, 2020. Afterward, we’ll have a parking lot parade starting at 11:00 am. Keeping our physical distance, we’ll cruise our church parking lot. Decorate your car, your truck, your golf… Continue reading Pride Parking Lot Parade