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Dear Friend,

Our in-person services continue this Sunday, March 14 at 10:00 am, the Fourth Sunday of Lent. Our scripture reading for Sunday is: 2 Corinthians 13:1-14. Please read, reflect, and pray with the passage before Sunday. Please have your PWC Lenten postcard ready to use to recite The Prayer of St. Francis.

The music for this Sunday can be found on the top right-hand corner of our website or below.
Song lyrics (pdf format)

To participate in our service online, go to: PWC website and find the Facebook button at the top of our home page.

Get your St. Patrick Tickets Now!!!! Our St. Patrick’s Day Virtual Dinner & Concert Fundraiser is next Wednesday, March 17. So far, the response has been wonderful! Purchase your tickets in the office or online at: St. Patrick's Virtual Dinner & Concert. It promises to be an enjoyable evening of entertaining fun with a wonderful Irish dinner, inspiring Irish music from our PWC band, and a teaching on St. Patrick! Here are the details:
For only $25.00 you can purchase a dinner of Corned Beef and Cabbage, as well as potatoes and carrots, plus a dessert from Lisa’s Rum Cake.
You will also receive “St. Patrick’s Swag” (ie: St. Patrick’s Day hat and glasses) to wear during the dinner and concert.
Purchase raffle tickets at $5.00 each for our 50/50 Raffle.
Purchase a meal for a homeless shelter for $25.00.
Pick up your Irish Dinner on Wednesday, March 17 from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm here at PWC. Take it home and enjoy the meal!
Watch the concert from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Facebook Live.
Our dinner is being donated by Sue and Pat Kieny from Native Grill in Maricopa. Thank you, Sue and Pat, for your generosity! All proceeds go to PWC!
The deadline to order a meal is this Sunday, March 14.

Our theme for Lent 2021 is Lord Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace. Check out the PWC website for information on:
LENT 2021
Recovery Café
St. Francis

Lent is a time for reflection and preparedness. It is a time to fully and consciously enter the Paschal Mystery. All are invited to join us for Contemplative Prayer each Wednesday evening at 6:00 pm tonight through March 31. We come together to Listen to God’s Word (Lectio Divina) followed by a time of communing with and resting in Holy Presence. It is a graced experience to truly be with God, and one another, for the greater sake of our world. We will both gather at PWC and via Zoom. Here is the link: ZOOM LINK.

Pastor Mark is here to help you sign up for the COVID-19 vaccine. If you are having trouble navigating the site, please call Pastor Mark at the office, 480-649-0300, and he will assist you. Pastor Mark has helped over 150 people sign up for the Covid-19 vaccine. Way to go Pastor Mark! Here is the link to register for the vaccine for Covid-19: https://podvaccine.azdhs.gov/. You can also call: 1-844-542-8201 or 602-542-1000.

Even with the pandemic we have a lot going on, we are still doing lots of ministering here at PWC! Right now, we are only scheduling month to month. Check out our calendar for March: Calendar of Events. We are working on April’s calendar right now!

Thank you for your giving! During these trying times of Covid-19 your tithing allows the essential and vital work of PWC to continue and flourish. Even in the midst of a pandemic, it is so necessary that ministry continues, and people are ministered to in a number of critical ways. You can tithe in one of three ways:
Mail in your gift to: Praise and Worship Center, 2551 N. Arizona Avenue, Chandler, AZ 85225.
Donate on our web page: Donation Form.
Sign up for monthly giving with a credit card or voided check. Just call the office at 480-649-0300.

It was good to see many members of our community returning for Sunday Services! People talked about receiving their second vaccine for Covid-19 and they felt comfortable being out and about. With that being said, we only want you to be present on Sunday when you feel comfortable and safe.

We continue to pray for peace in our world, in our community, and in our hearts. As Christians may we all work together, to be respectful, even though we may have diverse opinions, to build one another up and to build up the Body of Christ!

Looking forward to seeing you this Sunday morning at 10:00 in church or on Facebook Live.

Love,
Fr. Dale and Pastor Mark

P.S. Please note the following for Sunday services:
Social distancing guidelines will apply.
Temperature checks will be done at the doors.
All entrances to the church will be open.
The chairs are socially distanced, and everyone will need to wear a mask.
Masks and hand sanitizer will be available at our entrances.
If you are planning on attending in-person, please do not arrive until after 9:30 am.
Thank you for helping to create a safe environment at PWC on Sundays for worship!

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