2551 North Arizona Avenue
Chandler, Arizona 85225

Dear Friend,

Our in-person services continue this coming Sunday, November 1 at 10:00 am. Social distancing guidelines will apply. 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.

Our scripture reading for Sunday is Matthew 25:1-13. Please read, reflect, and pray with the passage before Sunday. The music for this Sunday can be found on the top right-hand corner of our website or below.
Song lyrics (pdf format)

On Facebook Live we will continue to live stream our Sunday services if you do not feel comfortable attending in person. Please do what is best for you. To participate in our service online, go to: PWC website and find the Facebook button and find Facebook at the top of our home page.

Our Fall 50/50/50 Raffle has started early! You can purchase tickets here at church or at the PWC website. Here is the link if you want to purchase tickets online: Fall 50/50/50 Raffle Online Form. The pot is split 50/50 between the winner of the raffle and PWC. Each ticket is $50.00 or you can buy three tickets for $100.00. The drawing is scheduled for Sunday, December 13. More details to come!

It’s Christmas in the Cross Shop! We have lots of new Christmas items on sale now and a wide selection of Nativity scenes. If that weren’t enough, we also have a wonderful sale on Fr. Dale’s Homemade Jams. They are on sale right now for only $3.00. Come by and browse all the inspirational books and gifts we have. There is plenty of space during the week in the Cross Shop to socially distance.

Join us for the final School of Living and Dying this Wednesday, November 4 at 7:00 pm. There are people in person here at PWC as well a number of people watching on Facebook Live. Father Dale and Pastor Mark will be teaching on Befriending Death: Learning to Die Gracefully and Seeing Death as Going Home. You can participate in person, socially distanced, or watch the teaching online. In Person: 90 Minutes: Teaching, Question & Answer, & Small Group Discussion. For Facebook Live: Teaching only: 45 Minutes, there is no need to register.

Unfortunately, our Santa Fe Trip in December has to be cancelled due to Covid-19 and a surge in New Mexico. Refund checks are being processed and will be sent in the mail. We hope to do something in the Spring of 2021.

FYI, there is NO meeting of the Brothers’ Ministry and Women’s Bible Study tomorrow, October 31.

Our Thanksgiving Service is Thursday, November 26 at 10:00 am. We look forward to being part of this celebration. Our Thanksgiving service is scheduled to be outside.

Mark your calendars for our January Overnight Retreat in Chandler at the Hilton Garden Inn. The dates are Friday and Saturday, January 8 and 9. Details are coming!

Don’t forget to check out our Weekly Reflection on Monday mornings. This Monday, Carl Leben, our board president, will share his insights. Please go to: PWC website > Weekly Reflections to read Carl’s reflection and past ones.

Thank you for your continued generosity, giving and tithing! Your giving allows us to minister to so many people here at PWC in such ministries as: the AV Ministry, the Prayer Chain Ministry, the Worship Team, I-Help and Matthew’s Crossing. Keep up the good and holy work! There are three different ways to give:
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 pray for our country as election day approaches on Tuesday, November 3. May we elect leaders who seek to work for the good of all and may the hope and peace of Jesus reign in America.

See you this Sunday morning at 10:00 in church or on Facebook Live.

Fr. Dale and Pastor Mark

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