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Dear Friend,

Our in-person services continue this Sunday, March 28 at 10:00 am, Palm Sunday. Our scripture reading is the reading of the Passion of Jesus. To participate in our service online, go to: PWC website and find the Facebook button at the top of our home page.

Please Note: For 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.

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

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 this Wednesday evening, March 31 at 6:00 pm on Zoom only. 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. 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: ZOOM LINK.

Here is information about Holy Week so you can plan and put it in your calendar:
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.

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
Sign Up to Receive Email Blasts
(send to a friend or family member)
Prayer Requests

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.

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!

Thank you to all those who have generously contributed to the work of starting Recovery Café. You can leave your donation for Recovery Café in the St. Francis statue in front of the altar. Here is more information about Recovery Café:
Recovery Café Info

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 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.

It is so good to see members of our community returning to Sunday worship! Many have received their second vaccine and feel comfortable being out. With that said, we only want you to be present on Sunday when you feel comfortable and safe.
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!

Please pray for healing in our world. We pray for the speedy distribution of the Covid-10 vaccine. We remember those who are grappling with the loss of a loved one, those battling economic issues, and food insecurity.

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

Love,
Fr. Dale and Pastor Mark

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