“Don’t Stray From Your Good Road”an Indigenous worship service at Church of the PalmsSunday, November 6, 2022 at 10:00 am This worship service is in honor and celebration of National Native American Heritage Month. All liturgies and prayers are from Indigenous writers. Including our scripture text: Luke 11:2b-4 found in The First Nations Version: An… Continue reading “Don’t Stray From Your Good Road”
Update from the MOD(erator) Squad
You may recall that in our first Mod Squad Palm Leaf article, we promised to use this space to keep you posted on our church leadership priorities for the year. They are: Planning and implementing in-person worship services. Fully implementing the WISE Congregation for Mental Wellness Program. Supporting and expanding the work of the Social… Continue reading Update from the MOD(erator) Squad
Are we there yet?
How many kids have asked that on long car rides? “Are we there yet?” I remember asking such a question as a child – we were on day one, about 100 miles from home, on a 5,000-mile cross-country trip and I asked, “When are we going to get there?” adding, “My bottom is tired of… Continue reading Are we there yet?
Love of Creation Sunday
This coming Sunday is special. We have many lay leaders participating in the design and leadership of worship – the Creation Justice Team will be leading our Love of Creation Sunday as we begin the week of Earth Day celebrations. Rev. Doug Bland, a long-time friend, will be our speaker. Doug is a gifted storyteller who… Continue reading Love of Creation Sunday
Observations of Easter
I confess to having many sleepless nights leading up to Easter morn. The “what if” detail questions kept bubbling to the surface. What if this…what if that? Then there were the “will the” questions. Will the set up go smoothly? Will people actually show up willing to sit outside in the sun? Will the visitors… Continue reading Observations of Easter
Seeing the face of God
My favorite quote is, “To love another person is to see the face of God.” ―Victor Hugo, Les Misérables. I mentioned this fact at our annual meeting last week. My prayer this year in 2021 is for us to see the face of God in neighbor, children, and creation. This coming year we’ll be doing… Continue reading Seeing the face of God
We are taking a healthy hiatus from our regular style of worship at The Palms.
Worship Words of Wisdom: Adjusting our sails, pressing onward, we are exploring new ways to proclaim the love of God. What we are doing: On Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. we’ll be video-recording a worship service in the sanctuary to be broadcast on our website on Sunday morning. This will have most of the elements of our typical worship… Continue reading We are taking a healthy hiatus from our regular style of worship at The Palms.
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
Monday, December 24 at 7 p.m. Experience Christmas Eve in word and music as we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus. The Christmas Eve Candlelight Service features carols, communion, readings, and the music of our choir and handbells. All are welcome; no exceptions. Bring family, friends, and neighbors.
Ride the Palms bus to worship
Call the church office at 623.979.8359 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday to schedule a ride to the service.
Easter Sunday 2017 – photos!
images credit: Jan Hutchins