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Souper Bowl of Caring

Souper Bowl of Caring

United Church of Sun City squared off against the Church of the Palms as congregants readily engaged in the fun competition and once the competition was over, the United Church of Sun City won the sought-after Silver Ladle. 

However, the real winner was the Valley View Food Bank, recipient of the soup that was raised. Between the two churches over 6,600 cans and packages of soup was donated!

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Lenten WISE Series

Lenten WISE Series

Sundays at 4 p.m., March 10 through April 14 at Desert Palm UCC, 1230 E Guadalupe Road, Tempe

Desert Palm is offering a Lenten Series of five sessions related to becoming a WISE congregation (Welcoming, Inclusive, Supportive and Engaged). These workshops will be designed to provide education, resources and personal stories about mental health and mental illness. Following the presentation, there will be a light supper and table discussions.

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"All of Us: A Song of Gratitude" concert

"All of Us: A Song of Gratitude" concert

The Goshen College Chamber Choir and Chamber Orchestra will be performing a program "All of Us: A Song of Gratitude" at 7:30 PM on Monday, February 25 in the First Congregational UCC Albuquerque sanctuary as a part of their 2019 Southwest tour. First Congregational is partnering with neighbors up the street, the Albuquerque Mennonite Church, to sponsor this performance.

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Islam's Jesus

Islam's Jesus

With Christians on the run in the Middle East, and Muslim fighters declaring war on the West and modernity, one Muslim scholar wants to talk about what we all have in common; Jesus. To mark the World Interfaith Harmony Week, Shepherd of the Hills and SEMA Foundation are proud to welcome Professor Zeki Saritoprak and extend a Straightforward Invitation to Dialogue and Islamic Art, Science and Culture in the Southwest.

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