Service Project Craft Group update

Seat belt covers, baby blankets, shawls, adult bibs, children’s quilts, walker bags, aprons with a butterfly on the bib, and lap size afghans/quilts. These are just some of the items on our tables in King Hall. ‘Twiddle Mitts’ for those with dementia to keep their hands busy, are still a popular item. Our inventory changes… Continue reading Service Project Craft Group update

I-HELP: Church of the Palms Provides Relief to the Homeless

Over a year ago our Social Justice Action Team was exploring ways to address the growing homeless population in our corner of Maricopa County. We learned of a program that was being used in Avondale and four of our members went to see the program in action at the First Baptist Church. The program was… Continue reading I-HELP: Church of the Palms Provides Relief to the Homeless

Grief Share

Fridays, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. September 6 through November 29 Expressing sympathy is always difficult, but all we can say is how sorry we are and want you to know we care. The journey of grief is a painful process, and you do not need to walk it alone. We would like to encourage you… Continue reading Grief Share

Homeless Ministry in Sun City and the West Valley

Most of us take a lot for granted, including a permanent address, a place to lay our head at night, a place we call home. But an increasing number of people are homeless across the United States, in Arizona, in Maricopa County and in our own communities. A recent newspaper article reported the number of… Continue reading Homeless Ministry in Sun City and the West Valley

Sew what?

Do you sew? If you enjoy using a sewing machine, the Service Project Craft Group would love to have your help. There are several items that those who come to our church use regularly including walker bags, neck cooling wraps, and adult bibs. We have the patterns and material – we need someone to sew… Continue reading Sew what?

Social Justice Team update

Seeking justice through Prayer, Action, Love, Ministry & Support! The Church of the Palms Social Justice Team is a vital ministry in and of our church. The very nature of seeking justice infers advocating on behalf of those individuals and classes of individuals that have been marginalized and oppressed. We keep our eyes, ears, and… Continue reading Social Justice Team update

Social Justice Team

   Photos contributed by Linda Rouches and Jan Hutchins CHURCH OF THE PALMS SOCIAL JUSTICE TEAM: MOVING FORWARD Working for JUSTICE through Prayer, Action, Love, Ministry & Support The Church of the Palms Social Justice Team (CoPSJT) is moving forward by addressing two immediate issues of concern and three important issues to be addressed in… Continue reading Social Justice Team

The Church of the Palms Social Justice Team Launched

At the March 18th, 2017 Church Council meeting, unanimous approval was given to establish the Church of the Palms Social Justice Team. The work of this team will include the following activities: P (Prayer) A (Action) L (Love) M (Ministry) S (Support) Each of these activities is an important as the next. So there is… Continue reading The Church of the Palms Social Justice Team Launched