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Dear Friend,

Join us tonight at 7:00, either in person or on Facebook Live, for our final series on our Lenten theme: Love Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace. We will be reflecting on Grant that I May Not Seek to be Consoled as to Console and on St. Francis’ understanding of poverty of spirit. Fr. Dale and Kevin will be presenting. John will also lead us in song. You can view this presentation on Facebook Live at PWC website and find the Facebook button at the top of our home page.

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.

Our Prayer Retreat on Zoom is this Saturday, March 27th at 10:00 am with Deacons Cheryl Armstrong and John Null. Destination: Complete Dependence on God. Join us on Zoom at: ZOOM LINK.

Here is information about Holy Week so you can plan and put it in your calendar:
This Sunday, March 28 is Palm Sunday. If you are not able to attend in person, due to health or safety concerns, you can stop by the church from 8:00 am – 9:30 am, drive by and pick up your palms.
Good Friday Service: April 2 at 7:00 pm.
Holy Saturday Morning Retreat (in person) with Andy Sullivan on The Prayer of Presence. April 3 from 9:30 am–12:00 pm.
Easter Sunday: April 4, please remember we will have two services: 7:00 am Sunrise Service Outside and 10:00 am Inside on Facebook Live or in-person.

A big THANK YOU goes out to Sue and Pat Kieny from Native Grill in Maricopa who donated our St. Patrick’s Day Dinner. Also, thank you to Lisa’s Rum Cake for donating dessert! Your generosity is incredible! We were able to raise $5,000.00 and help feed the homeless in our area. Everyone had a wonderful time and the food was great! Here are the pictures from the dinner: St. Patrick's Day Photo Gallery

We have some fantastic PWC Fundraisers coming up, please your calendars.
Mosaic Art Fundraiser: Sunday, April 11: 12:00 pm—5:00 pm. Make your own small mosaic art panel to take home. All supplies to be provided. Bring something to drink and eat. It will take place at Michelle & Tony Landgren’s Home: 719 West Mendoza Circle, Mesa: 602-510-7206, email: tigermasterlee@aol.com. Cost: $75.00, make check payable to PWC the day of the event or call the PWC office and put it on your credit card.
Zoyo Yogurt Fundraiser: Friday, April 30: 5:00 pm -8:00 pm: 6350 South McClintock Drive, #100, Tempe. Details coming!

If you still need help and assistance in getting your Covid-19 vaccine, Pastor Mark is here to help you sign up. 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 170 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.

Don’t forget to always check out the PWC website. It is interactive and new material is always being added. Here are the links:
Weekly Reflections Page
Podcasts Page
Updated PWC Calendar through April
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Your tithing to the PWC makes a difference in the lives of so many people. Your giving permits us to continue to minister to those who are struggling with food insecurity, economic issues, loneliness, and sickness. It also allows outreach through our social media ministry! Thank you for living out your call as a member of the Body of Christ. 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.

Let us all continue to pray for peace in our hearts, our community, our country and our world. We are looking forward to seeing you tonight on Facebook Live or in person!

Love,
Fr. Dale and Pastor Mark

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