The Church at Litchfield Park
A House of Prayer for All People
The Church at Litchfield Park
300 North Old Litchfield Road
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
Page updated Sun Jan 14
This page spotlights most of the activities that occur each week at The Church at Litchfield Park. For a full listing of events, please browse the current issue of the Weekly Bulletin.
Adult Bible Studies
Bible Studies are facilitated by our associate pastor Lynne Kammeraad.
Is your Bible Study meeting this week? Visit This Week's Calendar to verify.
During the 2017-2018 adult Bible study season we are focusing on letters, oracles, songs, and last words.
We are now studying Psalms 22, 23, and 24 before spending seven-weeks studying the last words Jesus spoke from the cross. The season will conclude with a six-week study of 1 John.
TUESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY
10:00 a.m. in Souers Hall
Please bring a Bible and something to write with if possible.
|1/16/2018||Part two of the 3-week series, “Songs about The One Who Was, and Is, and Is To Come: Getting in tune with Psalms 22, 23 & 24,” will consider the connections between Psalm 23 and Shavuot (Pentecost), as well as a number of New Testaments connections to The Good Shepherd. Please read Psalm 23 prior to our time together.|
54 people attended the first Tuesday session of "The Story," a 31-week bible study
photo: Jack Wetzel
WEDNESDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY
6:45 p.m. in Souers Hall
Please bring a Bible and something to write with if possible.
|1/17/2018||Part two of the 3-week series, “Songs about The One Who Was, and Is, and Is To Come: Getting in tune with Psalms 22, 23 & 24,” will consider the connections between Psalm 23 and Shavuot (Pentecost), as well as a number of New Testaments connections to The Good Shepherd. Please read Psalm 23 prior to our time together.|
Wednesday Night Activities
Wednesday night activities, including children’s activities, continue on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Children's activities include the children’s choirs Joyful Noise and V.I.P. as well as our God’s Own Kids program. See Wednesday Night Activities for more info.
Sunday School classes continue during the 9:15 and 10:45 services. Children in grades kindergarten through 5th grade meet in Zieske Hall; children ages 3 and 4 meet in classroom 6. If you are willing to help with our children’s ministries, please see Pastor Kerri or email the office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the date of Sunday, February 25, immediately following the 10:45 a.m. service for the Annual Meeting.
Hamilton raffle tickets are $10 and are on sale between services in the breezeway. Each raffle ticket is an opportunity to win two seats (Tier C Mezzanine – this is second level close to the middle) to the show on Friday, February 16, at Gammage Memorial Auditorium at A.S.U. The drawing will be held Sunday, January 28, at 5:00 p.m. (Two winners will be drawn.) All proceeds will benefit youth summer mission trips.
Feed My Starving Children
All youth are invited to help out at Feed My Starving Children on Friday night, January 19, from 7:15 to 11:30 p.m. The sign-up and permission slips are located in the breezeway. Please join us for a great night of mission work!
If you are considering joining our church family or simply want more information about The Church at Litchfield Park, please come to our brief membership orientation in Fireside Room South on Sunday, January 21, immediately following the 9:15 service. New members will be received the following Sunday at either the 9:15 or 10:45 a.m. service. If you have already been to an orientation session and would like to join or if you have any questions about the process, please contact the church office at (623)935-3411 or email@example.com.
Pulse youth group (grades 9-12) are invited to “Deep Dive” on Monday, January 22, from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. at the home of Joe and Carrie Bemis. The time together will include dinner and a deeper discussion into biblical topics.
Women’s Circle 3
Circle 3 will meet on Wednesday, January 24, at 11:30 a.m. at Fiesta Mexicana, located on Dysart in the Sprouts/Kohl’s shopping center, for a Dutch-treat meal. Please R.S.V.P. to Diane Piehl at firstname.lastname@example.org by January 21, 2018.
Women’s Circle 5
Circle 5 will meet on Thursday, January 25, 6:30 p.m., at the home of Lisa Osborne-Warne, 13505 W Verde Lane, Avondale. Please R.S.V.P. by signing up in the breezeway on Sunday mornings or replying to email@example.com. All women are welcome – hope to see you there!
3F Club: Food, Fellowship, Fun
The 3F Club: Food, Fun & Fellowship is a great way to get to know others in our church family, develop lasting relationships and share the love of God together in an intimate environment. We will start the 2018 season off with a group potluck on Sunday, January 28, at 12:00 p.m. in Souers Hall.
Once a month each unit made up of couples and/or singles will be paired up in groups of eight. One couple will host and supply the main entrée and the remaining couples will each bring one of the following: appetizer, side dish, or dessert. Couples and singles of all ages are encouraged to join. Sign up in the breezeway by Sunday, January 21, for the 2018 3F Club. If you have questions, contact Lisa Warne at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the church office (623) 935-3411.
Confirmation is the process where youth in 8th grade (13 years) or older learn about the Christian faith and make an intentional commitment to give their lives to the Lord. Following confirmation, youth are received into membership into the church. Confirmation will also include baptism for those who have not previously been baptized. An orientation meeting for both youth and parents will be held on Thursday, February 8, at 6:30 p.m. in Zieske Hall. Confirmation classes will meet on Thursdays, February 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8, and 22 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. The confirmation ceremony will occur on Palm Sunday, March 25. You may register in Souers Hall between services. If you have questions or you would like more information, please contact the church office or Pastor Kerri.
Good Times Fellowship
Sunday, January 14 is the last day to sign up for this event.
Sign up for “Showboat” dinner/show tickets in the breezeway. Ticket price is $74.00 which includes bread, starter, entree, coffee/tea (hot or cold), tax, basic gratuity, and Broadway production. Make checks payable to “The Church at Litchfield Park” and mark “theatre” in the memo line. Please indicate if you wish to sit with someone at your table. A bus will be available for those interested; please indicate when you sign up. This annual dinner/show at the Arizona Broadway Theatre is Friday, February 9, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. Tickets make a wonderful gift for a special occasion.
St. Mary’s Food Bank
All 4th and 5th graders are invited to serve at St. Mary’s Food Bank on Saturday, February 10. We will meet at the church at 11:00 a.m. and return at 3:00 p.m. Permission slips and a sign-up sheet are located in the breezeway. If you have any questions, please see Pastor Kerri.
If you have not returned your 2018 commitment card, please consider doing so. Knowing the giving intentions and plans of the congregation is vital to making the important decisions necessary for outreach and growth by our board of directors and by our staff. You will find a commitment card in the pew pockets in the sanctuary or stop by the office to pick one up during the week. You may return your commitment by placing it in the offering plate or mailing it to the church office.
Seeking a Director of Music
The Church at Litchfield Park is seeking a Director of Music to oversee the music program of a historic, growing, and dynamic interdenominational community church in Litchfield Park, AZ. The director will be responsible for leading and rehearsing the 30+ member Chancel Choir for two Sunday worship services, leading and rehearsing a “blended” choir for a third service, and overseeing the directors of the bell and children’s choirs.
Qualified candidates should have a demonstrated ability as a director and work well with musicians, pastors, and staff. The position is half-time and compensation will be based on qualifications and experience.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and list of references electronically to email@example.com.
The Church at Litchfield Park is the charter organization for Troop 99 of the Boy Scouts of America. As the charter organization, we support troop leaders, interface with various levels of the Boy Scouts of America organization, and provide facilities for scout meetings and troop committee meetings.
Troop 99 engages in civic activities, participates in outdoor activities such as camp-outs, and conducts fund raising events (Troop 99 does an excellent job of funding its activities).
Troop 99 meets every Sunday at 6 p.m. Please contact the church at 623-935-3411 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
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