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 Sun Aug 18
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!
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
Tuesday Morning Bible Study
photos: Carroll Frison
Welcome Jessica Sproull as our part-time Ignite Youth Director! Jessica grew up at The Church at Litchfield Park and helped out with the youth groups in 2017 and 2018. We are so excited to welcome Jessica and her gifts to the youth group!
Musicians and vocalists, we would love to hear from you. If you play piano; a brass, wind, string, or percussive instrument; some type of guitar; drums; or sing: please contact the church office (623-935-3411 or firstname.lastname@example.org), Music Director Jill Tabata (email@example.com), or Worship Leader Amy Burns (firstname.lastname@example.org). We are hoping to form some small instrumental groups for seasonal services and would like to expand our worship team at the 10:45 a.m. service.
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!
You may need to scroll to see the entire calendar.
calendar by John Scott
If you are interested in preserving natural resources, saving the church money, and would like to be able to read the Bell Tower, our quarterly newsletter, anywhere you go, please contact the church office at 623-935-3411 or firstname.lastname@example.org. With a current email address, we can send you the Bell Tower electronically instead of by mail. The past several copies of the Bell Tower are always available on our website (https://www.churchatlitchfieldpark.org) as well.
Helping Hands Ministry
If you like to bake cookies, make tea sandwiches, or work in the kitchen, Helping Hands would love to hear from you! We are looking for volunteers to assist with receptions that follow memorial services held at the church. For more information about this rewarding ministry, please contact Charlotte Montanus or Shelly Hill at email@example.com or call the church office at (623) 935-3411.
No Membership Orientation During the Summer
There will be no New Member Orientation during the months of June, July, and August. Orientations will resume in September.
A schedule of upcoming youth activities can be found on the Youth page.
Prayer Shawl Ministry
The Prayer Shawl ministry is in need of volunteers to help make prayer shawls for the many people in our church family who need the warmth and spiritual comfort of these beautiful creations of art. They are a reminder of God’s everlasting love and all shawls are prayed over by the congregation before they are donated. If you knit or crochet or need help perfecting your skills, we can supply the yarn and patterns as needed at no cost to you. If you are interested, please contact Nancy Montgomery at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the church office at 623-935-3411.
Women’s Circle 5
Please join us for a time of fellowship and fun on Thursday, August 22 at 6:30 p.m., at Eest Asian Bistro, 3145 N Dysart Rd #102 (at Thomas Rd), Avondale. We will be collecting donations of personal hygiene items for Homeless Youth Connection, such as women’s and men’s deodorant, shampoo/conditioner sets, lotion, soap, Chapstick, feminine hygiene items, and sunscreen. Please R.S.V.P. to email@example.com or sign up in Souers Hall to ensure adequate seating. All women are welcome!
Calling Third – Eighth Graders: Acolyte Training
Are you interested in serving the church? Have you considered becoming an acolyte? Acolytes bring in the light at the 9:15 a.m. service and at other special services. There will be a training session in the sanctuary on Sunday, August 25 at 11:45 a.m. Training can also be arranged on another day if you are interested but cannot attend on the 25th. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or speak to Suzanne Waltman or Kristin McNamara with any questions.
Attention All New Members
New members who have joined The Church at Litchfield Park from January 1, 2018, through May, 2019 are invited to a luncheon on Sunday, August 25. We will gather at 11:45 a.m. in Souers Hall for a delicious lunch and an opportunity for you to meet your CLP Board of Directors and Council on Ministries chairs. This is a great time to put a “name with a face” and to be in fellowship with one another. Please R.S.V.P. by August 21 by calling the church office or by signing up in the breezeway. If you have any question please reach out to Greg and Marcy Clement through the church office. Thank you.
Women’s Circle 3
Our last summer luncheon will be held in the Board Room on Wednesday, August 28, at 11:30 a.m. at Toscana’s in PebbleCreek on the Tuscany (west) side of the community. Our summer luncheons are for those who just wish to gather for fellowship. Please R.S.V.P. via email to Diane Piehl at email@example.com. For more information or for directions, please call the church office at (623) 935-3411.
Chronic Illness and Caregiver Support Groups
The Chronic Illness and Caregiver Support Groups will resume on Sunday, September 1, 2019. The Chronic Illness Peer Support Group meets in Fireside Room North with Kathy Bilak who hopes to provide an opportunity and the space for people living with a long-term illness to get together and share stories and experiences, while giving each other empathetic, emotional and practical help.
The Caregiver Support Group meets in Classroom 5 with Marcy Clement who hopes to teach and encourage self-care, as well as provide a forum of support and understanding from others facing similar situations.
CPR, AED, & First Aid Training
Please sign up in the breezeway if you would like to receive CPR, AED, and First Aid training. This will be taught by LP Health Directions, and all participants will earn their certification upon completion. The training will be held in Souers Hall on Saturday, September 7, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., with a cost of $20. Payment is due at the time of the training and is made payable directly to LP Health Directions.
Men’s Christian Service Fellowship
Men’s Christian Service Fellowship meets the second Tuesday of each month, which includes dinner, a half-hour DVD presentation (Journey of Faith), and open discussions. The next meeting is on Tuesday, September 10, at 6:00 p.m. in Souers Hall. Our goal is for participants to gain a deeper understanding of what others believe, why they believe what they do, while learning more about ourselves. We will also learn more about Jesus’ desire to quench our deepest thirsts and longings. All men are welcome. Please sign up in the breezeway or Souers Hall.
Did you know that The Church at Litchfield Park has a prayer chain? When there are prayer requests, the office emails the requests out or calls through a phone tree. If you would like to participate in this ministry, please contact the church office at 623) 935-3411 or firstname.lastname@example.org with the method you wish to receive.
Front Welcome Booth Closed For Summer
The Welcome Booth in the front of the church by the fountain will be closed for the summer months due to the heat. It will reopen in September. The Welcome Booth in the breezeway is open all summer for your information brochures and questions.
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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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