Church Jottings 9/22/18

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Several worthwhile items from Rincon UCC this week:

*A new Toastmasters Diversity club will be starting at Rincon on Oct 10th. The group will meet on Wednesdays thereafter at 6PM. 

*Rincon’s Hospitality Program, which provides emergency shelter for the vulnerable and those at risk, welcomed its third guest this week. A beautiful way to be a part of their larger community.

*The Annual Multi-Faith PRIDE Service will be celebrated at Rincon on Sept 27th at 7pm. Offerings will benefit the Colby Olsen Foundation.

On Sunday, Sept 30th, at 11:15am, Scottsdale UCC will hold an informational meeting on the 5 ballot measures being voted on this November. Hear a simple explanation and the pros and cons for each measure.

Congregational Church of the Valley now houses the Children’s House of Scottsdale Montessori School.

Black Mountain UCC met and exceeded their goal of 50 cans of tuna in September for the local food bank. And there’re two weeks to go!

So far, Church of the Painted Hills has raised $350 in its CROP WALK funding effort. Two teams are ready to go in the Oct 28th event. 

AZED101 is a nonpartisan group of volunteers that seeks to better understand education funding in AZ. A presentation, “How we got where we are today and Where do we go from here,” will be held on Sept 27th at 6 pm at Dayspring UMC, 1365 E Elliot, Tempe in the Adult Ed room. Thank you, Desert Palm, for the info.

First Church Phoenix will host the ASU Project Humanities showing of the film about homelessness “Angels of our Better Nature” on Sept 27th at 6pm. Register at

“The “Nuns on the Bus” lobbying group will hold a Town Hall for Justice at Shadow Rock on Oct 10th at 6pm. The group is traveling across country to learn about and take issues to Congress prior to the midterms.