The Church at Litchfield Park
A House of Prayer for All People
The Church at Litchfield Park
300 North Old Litchfield Road
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
Page updated Thu Feb 21
This page spotlights most of the activities that occur each week at The Church at Litchfield Park. For a full listing of events, please browse the current issue of the Weekly Bulletin.
Adult Bible Studies
Adult Bible Studies are facilitated by our senior pastor Lynne Kammeraad.
Is your Bible Study meeting this week? Visit This Week's Calendar to verify.
TUESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY
10:00 a.m. in Souers Hall
WEDNESDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY
6:30 p.m. in Souers Hall
Our Bible study focusing on the letters written to the seven churches in Asia Minor, recorded in Revelation 2-3, concludes this Tuesday, February 26, and Wednesday, February 27. Our focus this week will be on the letter written to the church in Laodicea. Please read Revelation 3:14-22 prior to our time together if possible. As always, please bring a Bible and something to write with if you are able to.
Please join us for a special study on Tuesday, March 5, at 10:00 a.m. in Souers Hall. Curtis Cook is leading a study focusing on the language and culture of the Zuni people, and about Bible translation as means of reaching them for God.
Tuesday Morning Bible Study
photos: Carroll Frison
Please be in prayer for those on the mission team serving in Puerto Rico.
Men’s Christian Service Fellowship
Beginning this year, Men’s fellowship is meeting on the second Tuesday of each month starting with dinner at 6 pm.
Along with church projects, the men are on a journey, one that will deepen their relationship with Jesus while deepening their relationships with each other and the church.
The Church at Litchfield Park will award three $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors, graduating in May 2019 who plan to further their education in the fall of 2019. One scholarship is reserved for a church member. The others are open to students who have at least a 3.0 grade point average and have been active in service to their community.
Applications are available in the church office or at any of the Agua Fria High School District Career Centers. Applications are due to the church office by 4:00 pm on Friday, March 22, 2019. Finalists will be interviewed on Saturday, April 13, at The Church at Litchfield Park. If you have any questions, e-mail Nancy Oreshack at .
Wednesday Night Activities
W.C.S.F. Thrift Shop
The Thrift Shop is organized and operated by Women’s Christian Service Fellowship (W.C.S.F.) and its volunteers. It is headed by Amber Gilbert, Amanda Clough, and Jennifer Scott and is the primary source of funding for W.C.S.F. Proceeds are used to support W.C.S.F.’s many community and world-wide outreach projects, including grants for women in crisis and special projects on the church campus.
W.C.S.F. appreciates your support throughout the year as donors, shoppers, and volunteers. If you would like to volunteer at the Thrift Shop, please sign up in the breezeway between services. The Thrift Shop is open for business from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the days indicated in the calendar below, with a donation day on the day before from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Please feel free to contact Amber, Amanda, or Jennifer at email@example.com or call the church at (623) 935-3411 if you have questions or need to make other donation arrangements. Thank you!
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Pulse and Ignite
Pulse and Ignite youth groups will meet Sunday, February 24: Ignite (6th-8th) from 10:30-11:45 a.m.; Pulse (9th-12th) from 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Both groups will meet in the Watt House. Pulse will attend the annual meeting in Souers Hall, then resume in the Watt House. Hope to see you there!
2019 Annual Meeting
The annual meeting for the church will be on Sunday, February 24, at 11:45 a.m. in Souers Hall. We are installing new deacons, and voting on new officers and the budget. The meeting is open to everyone, but only church members may vote. Please mark your calendar to attend this meeting. Your attendance is important in the planning for the future of our church, and a quorum of the congregation is needed. The Rec Room and Nursery will be available during the meeting.
The 2018 Annual Report will be available Sunday, February 24 from an usher.
Youth Praise Band
The youth praise band will not meet Sunday, February 24. They will resume Sunday, March 10 from 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. in Souers Hall. All 6th-8th graders are welcome!
Women’s Circle 3
Circle 3 Luncheon meeting will be Wednesday, February 27, at 11:30 a.m. at La Loma Village on Camelback, just west of Litchfield Road. Lunch menu is chicken quesadilla for $12.00. Hostesses are Gerre Arnold, Joan Ragsdale, and Betty Gerlak. Please R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Confirmation is the process where youth in grade 8 (13 years or older) learn about the Christian faith and make an intentional commitment to give their lives to the Lord. Following confirmation, youth are received into membership into the church. Confirmation will also include baptism for those who have not previously been baptized.
Confirmation classes will meet on Wednesdays, February 27, March 20, 27, April 3, and 10 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. The confirmation ceremony will occur on Palm Sunday, April 14. If you have questions or you would like more information, please contact the church office or Pastor Kerri.
Women’s Circle 5
Circle 5 will gather at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 28, at the home of Lily Early, assisted by Christa Denofsky and Sheila Porter. Please join us for food and fellowship; all women are invited. R.S.V.P. to email@example.com, or sign up in Souers Hall on Sunday mornings.
Children In Church
Sunday, March 3, the youth will be conducting all three services. Children are encouraged to attend church with their parents. Childcare will be available in the nursery.
Join us for the Ash Wednesday service Wednesday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. This service inaugurates the season of Lent with the imposition of ashes. Childcare will be available in the nursery during the service.
Spaghetti Dinner and Raffle
Ticket sales for the Pulse and Ignite Youth Groups’ 5th annual fundraising spaghetti dinner featuring entertainer Tim Rilley will begin Sunday, February 24, 2019, between services in the breezeway. The dinner will be on Friday, March 22, with two seatings—one at 5:00 p.m. and another at 7:00 p.m. Come and enjoy a delicious meal while listening to the singing of Tim Rilley. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children.
Check out the raffle baskets on Sunday, February 24, in the breezeway. Raffle tickets will be on sale each Sunday after services until the spaghetti dinner. All money raised will be used to support the youth’s summer mission trips to San Diego, California, and Flagstaff, Arizona.
Good Times Fellowship
Sign up for “Mamma Mia!” dinner/show tickets continues in the breezeway. Ticket price is $75 which includes bread, starter, entrée, coffee/tea (hot or cold), tax, basic gratuity, and Broadway production. You will be able to indicate if you wish to sit with someone at your table. A bus will be available for those interested; please indicate if you would like to ride the bus when you sign up. The dinner/show at the Arizona Broadway Theatre is Friday, April 12, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. The final day to purchase tickets is Sunday, March 3, 2019.
Youth Summer Mission Trips
Summer mission trip preparations are underway. Ignite will be heading to Flagstaff, AZ; Pulse will be heading to San Diego, CA. The deposit for the trip is due February 24, 2019. Any youth and/or parents who would like more information, please see Pastor Kerri.
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Newsletter for Youth
Go to the youth page at https://www.churchatlitchfieldpark.org/Youth.html to subscribe to our youth newsletter.
Newsletter for Kids
Did you know that if you go to the children’s page on our website – https://www.churchatlitchfieldpark.org/Children.html – you can subscribe to our newsletter? Check it out!
The Church at Litchfield Park is the charter organization for Troop 99 of the Boy Scouts of America. As the charter organization, we support troop leaders, interface with various levels of the Boy Scouts of America organization, and provide facilities for scout meetings and troop committee meetings.
Troop 99 engages in civic activities, participates in outdoor activities such as camp-outs, and conducts fund raising events (Troop 99 does an excellent job of funding its activities).
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