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Dear Friend,

With all that is going on in the world, it is important to remember you are a child of God, created good and holy! The problem lies in the fact there seems to be an abundance of proof in our world to conclude humankind is profoundly flawed from the beginning of time. The good news about humanity is found in the story of creation in Genesis 1. We are created in very image and likeness of God out of generative love. This is an undeniably promising, optimistic, and affirmative foundation of who we inheritably are. Please allow yourself sometime this weekend to reflect on this sacred and holy affirmation about your goodness.

We look forward to seeing you in person at Sunday Service at 10:00 am, if your health permits. It is important for you to be a public witness of your faith in Jesus Christ. You do that by being present on Sunday.

Our scripture reading for this Sunday, October 31, Mark 12:28b-34. Here is a summary of the reading from Mark: Jesus is questioned by a scribe about the greatest commandment.

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

FYI, the Delta variant is affecting those who are both vaccinated and unvaccinated. For Sunday service we have socially distanced the chairs in church and strongly recommend we wear masks.

Thank You! Thank You! Thank You for your continued tithing to PWC! Your consistent giving allows us to minister in so many different ways to so many people. If you have been remiss in your giving, please bring it to prayer and ask the Lord to guide you.
Here are the different ways you can tithe to PWC:
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

Our next Prayer Retreat is this Saturday, October 30 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in Building 412. Several deacons from our community are leading it and our theme is: Complete Dependence on God: Pray for One Another. Give yourself the gift of this retreat to allow you to growth in your love and commitment to Jesus!

Contemplative prayer, is not so much a way to find God as a way of resting in him whom we have found, who loves us, who is near to us, who comes to us to draw us to himself.” Join us on Wednesday, November 10 @ 6:00 pm, Zoom only. Contact Deacon Karen Klemens with questions. Join Zoom Meeting: ZOOM LINK - Meeting ID: 830 7272 0889

Church Office Closed on Veterans’ Day: In honor of Veterans’ Day the church office will be closed on Thursday, November 11.

Join us for Medicare 101: Understanding Medicare & What’s New in 2022 with John Null and Cheryl Armstrong. This important meeting will be Thursday, November 11 at 1:00 pm in Building 4:12. Best of all…..refreshments will be served!

Open to all married couples, Marriage Enrichment will meet on Friday, November 12 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the church. This will be an excellent opportunity to grow in your relationship with your spouse through the person of Jesus through a presentation and small group discussion questions! Dinner will be served, please RSVP to Pastor Mark or Terri Thompson in the church office.

Here are some November highlights:
Brothers’ Ministry: Saturdays: November 6 & 20: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Women’s Bible Study: Saturdays: November 6 & 20: 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Recovery Café Fundraiser @ AJ’s: Sunday, November 7: 12:00 pm -2:00 pm
Educational Session: Changes in Medicare: Thursday, November 11: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Marriage Enrichment: Friday, November 12: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Sunday Morning Bible Study: November 14 & 28: Building 4:12: 8:45 am – 9:30 am
God & Coffee: (In-Person or Facebook Live): Wednesday, November 17: 7:00 pm
Turkey Give-Away with Matthew’s Crossing: Building 4:12: Saturday, November 20: 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Thanksgiving Service (In-Person or Facebook Live): Thursday, November 25: 10:00 am
The Season of Advent Begins: Sunday, November 28
Christmas Raffle Begins: Sunday, November 28
Here is the complete PWC calendar for November, check it out and get involved:
PWC Event Calendar.

THIS, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31 IS THE LAST DAY OF OUR PRE-HOLIDAY SALE!

Save an extra 25% off already discounted items!

We will have lots of items on sale in the Cross Shop! It is an excellent opportunity to purchase some early Christmas gifts and save some money!
We look forward to seeing you this Sunday at 10:00 am if your health permits! If you are ill or unable to attend because of Covid-19, please go to our PWC Facebook Page to view our Sunday Service live.

Love, Fr. Dale and Pastor Mark

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Complete Event Calendar


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