Coloratura Helen Hendricks in concert at The Palms

Coloratura Helen Hendricks is a native of Phoenix, AZ. She graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s in Vocal Performance in 2021. For the last three years, Ms. Hendricks has studied with globally renowned baritone Gordon Hawkins. While at ASU, she appeared in the 2021 production of Hansel und Grëtel as the Dew Fairy,… Continue reading Coloratura Helen Hendricks in concert at The Palms

The Shower Trailer is Here; Now What?

by Max Klinkenborg The shower trailer arrived at Church of the Palms on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, after a 1,534-mile trip from Elkhart, Indiana, where it was manufactured. It came with a notebook full of instructions and manuals for the air conditioner, water heater, controls, etc. To provide the electrical power for the trailer, we… Continue reading The Shower Trailer is Here; Now What?

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2020

Mark your calendar and please plan on attending one or more of the Week of Prayer services at churches around Sun City during the week of January 20th. . The presentation theme this year is: “They Showed Us Unusual Kindness” -Acts 28:2. The emphasis this year is on all churches demonstrating “unusual kindnesses” to each… Continue reading Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2020

Holy Week and Easter at Church of the Palms

ALL are welcome at these events! April 14: Palm Sunday. Our Sanctuary Choir will share a musical presentation, Reflections on Holy Week. April 18: Maundy Thursday 5:00 p.m. We’ll host a community service that will include our sister churches: United Church UCC and Sun City Christian.  Communion will be served. April 19: Good Friday self-directed labyrinth… Continue reading Holy Week and Easter at Church of the Palms

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