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NOV. 18: Consecration Sunday

Sunday, November 18 is our congregation’s Consecration Sunday. Please plan to attend two important events: Sunday morning worship and the Celebration Luncheon immediately following worship that same day (a catered meal, not a potluck dinner). This spiritual-growth-oriented process is designed to enrich our biblical understanding of Christian stewardship. Rather than focusing on the need of…

NOV. 20: Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

pumpkins outdoor Nov. 20 | 7:30pm A long-standing tradition in Tempe as people from various faiths come together in solidarity to promote peace, well being, and thanks-giving. Join us at Temple Emanual of Tempe on Tuesday, November 20th at 7:30pm. Service will be hosted by Temple Emanual of Tempe: 5801 S. Rural Road, Tempe 85283.

NOV. 29: Blue Christmas Service

Nov. 29 | 6pm We’ll hold a special service for those who might be feeling lonely during the holidays and help prepare ourselves for a season of hope this coming Advent and Christmas season. If you would like to participate in this service by reading, please contact Rev. Rosemary! In the midst of all the…

Dec 2: Cookie Decorating Workshop

Dec. 2 | 10:30am The 42nd Annual Cookie Walk is just around the corner and at our first workshop, we had a successful bakeoff of over 18 dozen cookies. Now we are ready for the icing and decorations! Join us after church services, Sunday, December 2nd to decorate cookies that we will offer at the…

DEC. 8: Cookie Walk

Dec. 8 | Doors open at 9:00am The United Methodist Women are gearing up once again for their Annual Holiday Cookie Walk on Saturday, December 8th, beginning at 9:00am in Ross Hall. This year we will once again have two box sizes available for purchase at a great deal of $15 (small box) and $20…

Dec. 8 & 9: Holiday Boutique

Please join us at the Tempe First United Methodist Church’s Annual Boutique Sponsored by Stitch In Time Remaining open dates:Saturday, Dec. 8 – 9:00am-2pm Sunday, Dec. 9 – 8:30am-12pm Handcrafted items for gifts and home decor: Gifts for Family & Friends Jewelry – Apparel – Unique Crafts -Homemade Treats All proceeds benefit local missions. Visit Stitch in Time’s…

DEC. 9: Christmas Cantata

Dec. 9 | 9:30am Join us on Sunday, December 9th during our normal worship service for a special performance from our Sanctuary Choir. The service will feature “Season of Praise” by Joseph M. Martin, a Christmas celebration for choir, soloists, flute, and piano. The cantata will include traditional carols and new compositional works. Featuring Tracy…

Anatomy of Peace Study

Rev. Rosemary is hosting a book study on the Anatomy of Peace – Resolving the Heart of Conflict by The Arbinger Institute. This was the recommended reading by Bishop Bob Hoshibata for this year’s Desert Southwest Annual Conference. We’ll be offering this 12-week (1.5 hour) class twice a week, so that you have two chances to…

Every Wednesday: College ministry for ASU Students!

Welcome back ASU Students! Wesley for college students meets every Wednesday night from 7-8pm. We enjoy dinner and discussion together in Ross Hall. Stay for as long as you can and feel free to come late, if needed. Contact Rev. Jeri Wilkerson at [email protected] for more information. Learn more about the Wesley Foundation at valleywesley.com