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Dear Friend,

Our Sunday Service begins at 10:00 am In-Person and on Facebook Live for those who cannot physically attend.

The scripture reading for this Sunday, October 23 is Luke 18;9-14. Please read, reflect, and pray with the passage before Sunday. Here is a synopsis of the reading: Jesus tells the parable of the proud Pharisee who prayed from his self-importance and the tax collector who prayed humbly.

Please come to Sunday worship prepared to hear the Word of God proclaimed; we invite you to read the scripture passage before service. The music for this Sunday can be found on the top-right hand corner of our website.

Our Shoebox Ministry is off to an incredible start! Thank you to all those took shoeboxes. All the shoeboxes were taken on Sunday, this is wonderful, and we just received an extra 50 shoeboxes! The deadline to return the shoeboxes is November 13. Please Note: You are requested to put a $10.00 bill in the shoebox to cover postage, this was not stated on Sunday at service during the presentation. Please contact Carol Palmer at 206-612-1742 or Cindie Taylor at 480-205-4272.

The School of Prayer continues, and it has been awesome! You can still join us if you missed any classes. Mark your calendars for these other Wednesday evenings: October 26, and November 2 & 9. The School of Prayer is exploring the different ways and styles of prayer and why we are called to prayer as Christians. The goal of the School of Prayer is to explain and experience how one can have an intimate relationship with God through prayer. You are most welcome to invite your friends! Sr. Paula Hagen and Deacon Karen Klemens will present this coming Wednesday, October 26.

Please join us for Lectio Divina and Contemplative Prayer on Wednesdays through November 9 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. It is prior to the School of Prayer. If you have any questions, please contact Deacon Karen Klemens.

As announced on Sunday, our collections have been down. If you have not been giving, we would ask you to bring it to prayer and ask the Lord to guide you. It is important for you to know your tithing allows The Praise and Worship Center to meet the spiritual, emotional, and physical needs of our community and the greater community in the East Valley. From pastoral counseling to grief support, to Bible Study, to Adult Education, to providing food through Matthew’s Crossing for families who are economically unstable to PWC Kids and Marriage Enrichment; your consistent giving makes a difference, a big difference!
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 or stop by the office.

PWC Kids: Halloween Celebration
Sunday October 23: 9:30 am to 10:30 am
in Building 4:12
Wear your Halloween Costume
Candy • Crafts • Jesus


Contact Rachel Freeman for more information about PWC Kids at 480-649-0300 or [email protected]. At PWC Kids we break open the Word of God that is proclaimed at Sunday Service in a creative, inspirational way designed so young people can understand the scripture reading.

Please Note: PWC Kids is for young people grades K through Five only.



Thank you to those who signed up to minister on Sunday morning with PWC Kids. If you would like to volunteer on Sunday morning, please sign up in the church office and Rachel will contact you.

The Praise and Worship Center is hosting a class entitled Medicare 101 on Saturday, October 29 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am in the church. The class will take an in-depth look at all three phases of Medicare to help you make informed choices when choosing coverage. Please plan on joining us for this discussion. If you have any questions, please call Pastor Mark at 480-649-0300.

Check out our New Fall 2022 Calendar, it contains all the events going on at PWC from September through December. Please review the calendar and see how you can get involved at PWC this fall: Fall 2022 Calendar. P.S. You can print the calendar if you would like. Or just check out just October’s calendar that is online: PWC October Calendar.

Join Fr. Mike Lessard for Lab One: Active Listening Skills starting on Saturday, October 22. It is a 40-hour course in active listening skills. Please see Fr. Mike for more information.

Fr. Mike Lessard is available for pastoral counseling on Monday and Wednesday mornings. Please call the church office to make an appointment at 480-649-0300.

Are you homebound? If so, Deacon John Null can bring you communion. The only exception is if you have or are recovering from Covid. The best way to get in touch with Deacon John is by contacting the church office, at 480-649-0300, and leaving a message.

If you are sick and in need of meals while you are sick, Dawn Paschke, Deacon Dennis’ wife, will be coordinating this ministry. To leave a message for Dawn, please call the church office at 480-649-0300.

Have a wonderful weekend! We will see you on Sunday at 10:00 am.

Love,
Fr. Dale and Pastor Mark

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