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 Sat May 19
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 taking a break for the summer. See you in the Fall!
Pulse and Ignite Youth Groups
On Sunday, May 20, we will meet at 5:00 p.m. in the sanctuary for the Baccalaureate service. Parents and families are invited. You won’t want to miss it!
Pulse and Ignite Youth Groups will celebrate their “Move-Up Night” on Sunday, June 3. If you are going into 6th grade, come and join the Ignite Youth Group (grades 6th-8th) from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. If you are going into 9th grade, come and join the Pulse Youth Group (grades 9th-12th) from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. This will be a great night to get to know one another. Be prepared to get a little wet!
Lessons for those interested in ringing in our handbell choirs will begin soon. You do not have to be able to read music … you will learn how to do that along with all the techniques used on the handbells. Please contact the church office at (623) 935-3411, or speak with our Bell Master, Marilyn Chandler, if you would like to be included in the fun and joy of ringing this beautiful instrument.
Did you know? The amazing truth is—even though the national average cost of an emergency room visit is $1,349—Mission of Mercy can see 15 patients for that amount! Mission of Mercy is one of the organizations supported by our church through the missions committee. For more information or to volunteer (doctors and nurses are always needed), email email@example.com or call the church office (623) 935-3411.
On Sunday, May 20, (during the 9:15 a.m. service) we will recognize Scott and Gwynn Henline. The Henlines have been teaching children at The Church at Litchfield Park for almost three decades.
Volunteers Needed for Welcome Booth
We are in need of volunteers at the Welcome Booth in the breezeway outside Souers Hall to help greet and welcome first time visitors and to say hello to all in the breezeway. No experience is necessary. Volunteers help at the booth from 8:30 – 9:10 a.m. and then again from 10:15 – 10:40 a.m. This is an excellent way to meet new people and make many acquaintances. It is a perfect volunteer opportunity for anyone. If you would like to help, please contact Nana Hamlin at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the church office at (623) 935-3411.
Sunday, May 20 we will be awarding four scholarships, $1,000 each to seniors who have been active in community service. Three of the scholarships were funded by the Sandra Willis fund and one was funded by Fran and Virgil Grumbling, in honor of Anne Warkomski. Anne was a champion for higher education and served as chair of the scholarship committee for many years. The recipients will be introduced Sunday at the 9:15 a.m. service. Church members receiving the scholarship are Ashley Hill and Kristen Dailey. Community members receiving the award are Kailie Klein and Andrea Amavisca.
If you are considering joining our church family or simply want more information about The Church at Litchfield Park, please come to our brief membership orientation in Fireside Room South immediately following the 9:15 service on Sunday, May 20. New members will be received the following Sunday at either the 9:15 or 10:45 a.m. service. If you have already attended an orientation session and would like to join or if you have any questions about the process, please contact the church office at (623) 935-3411 or email@example.com.
High School Baccalaureate Service
A Baccalaureate Service will be held on Sunday, May 20, at 5:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary to honor high school graduates. Please mark your calendars as we celebrate this significant achievement and the beginning of a new adventure in the lives of our young people. A reception will be held in Souers Hall immediately following the service.
Women’s Circle 5
Circle 5 will meet for fellowship at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 24, at the home of Chris Martin, assisted by Marcy Clement and Mary Cantrell. If you would like to contribute, we are collecting full-sized personal care and toiletry items to donate for Homeless Youth Connection, such as hair care products, soap, deodorant, razors and shave cream, lotions – appropriate for teen boys and girls. All women are welcome. Please sign up in the breezeway and for directions or questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office at (623) 935-3411.
Women’s Circle 6
Circle 6 will host a meeting on Monday, May 28, for devotions and social time. Come join us! We will meet at 6:00 p.m. at the home of Crissie Jameson in Litchfield Park. Contact Crissie at: email@example.com.
Women’s Circle 3
Circle 3 will meet for lunch on Wednesday, May 30, at 11:30 a.m. in Pebblecreek Toscana’s board room. There will be no meeting, just a luncheon to get to know one another better. Lunch and conversation. All women are welcome. Contact Circle 3 for directions and/or reservations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vacation Bible School – Help Needed
“Beach Party – Surfin’ With Jesus”
Adults and youth are needed for this important ministry to the children in our community. See the sign-up sheets in the breezeway to find a job that matches your talents! There will be an organizational meeting on Wednesday, May 30, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Dinner and child care will be provided. This is an important meeting to attend if you are planning to help. If you have questions, please contact Pastor Kerri.
Vacation Bible School – Decorating
“Beach Party – Surfin’ With Jesus”
All are invited to decorate our campus for Vacation Bible School on Thursday, May 31, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Our goal is to turn the campus into a Beach Party! Come with energy, and be ready to have some fun!
Men’s Fellowship will meet at 7:00 a.m. in Souers Hall on Saturday, June 2. The purpose of the group is to grow closer to God and each other so that we may be used to do God’s will. The meeting will include a delicious breakfast and fellowship. So that we may provide adequate food, we are asking that you sign up in the breezeway between services. For more information please contact the church at email@example.com or (623) 935-3411.
Free Community Vacation Bible School Registration
Registration forms for Vacation Bible School (VBS) are now available in the breezeway and church office. Our theme this year is: “Beach Party – Surfin’ With Jesus”. This week-long ministry will serve children from 3 years old to grade 5, Monday, June 4, through Friday, June 8, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Click HERE for the VBS Registration Form. (Please print both pages.)
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).
Please contact the church at 623-935-3411 or firstname.lastname@example.org for meeting times and additional information.
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