Sunday, April 15th
A growing number of people believe Jesus to be a compelling figure - but his church? Not so much. We begin our new series this Sunday by exploring ways we, people of the church, can serve to reverse this trend.
| The Story - Chapter 11|
This week we are reading and discussing Chapter 11 from The Story. If you haven't signed up yet for the weekly email, click here and enter your email address to begin.
Interact with others from Risen Savior online about Chapter 11 and watch this week's recap video here.
Sunday, April 15th,
Thinking About Joining Our Congregation?
We invite you to "Connections," our six-session new member experience beginning April 15th. Sessions are held on Sunday mornings at 10:10 in the Fellowship Hall. Please call the church office at 480-895-6782 for more information or to make a reservation for the next class.
| Excel Group - Grief Support|
April 15th & April 29th, 10:10am Staff Lounge
Have you lost a loved one? Are you hurting? Come join our group and share with others who are experiencing the same feelings. This grief support group will now meet in the Staff Lounge in the church office area. Please call the church office if you have questions.
|Sunday School |
Sunday School is offered for children age 3 through 6th grade and is held at 8:50 & 10:10. Sign in at the school office near the playground. Teachers are also needed!! Contact Tim Walsworth at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in volunteering.
|Risen Savior Business Connections |
Wednesday, April 11, 7:30-8:30am
Are you looking for more business? Come on Wednesdays and start your day right! Business networking, coffee and a Christian devotion. Contact Neil at email@example.com for more information.
|Risen Savior Lutheran School Registration |
Going on now!
Registration for the 2012-2013 school year is going on now for both Pre-School and grades Kindergarten - 5th grade. Visit our web site for more registration information.
|Bible Study & Excel Groups|
You can still join one of the many Excel Groups and Bible Studies at RSLCS. Many of the groups have started taking the journey through The Story and it's not too late for you to join! Click here to sign up on line or to check out your options.
|MOMS Group Pray & Play |
Tuesday, April 17
Pray & Play meets this month in Maricopa. Please join us April 17th from 9am to 11am at the Villages Park. Pack the kiddos, swimsuits and towels to play in the splashpad. We will have Mom's devotion, crafts and sugar filled treats. Please RSVP to Jen Blunt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Grace Girls Retreat |
This Excel group for women studies the Biblical principles of Marriage, Motherhood and Me. If you would like to attend the retreat on April 24th contact Annie Wolf at email@example.com Guest speaker for the event will be Susan Miller.
|VBS - Save the Date|
June 18th - June 22nd
Save the date for Vacation Bible School, June 18th - 22nd. More information to come!!
If you are interested in purchasing the Lutheran Witness, the official magazine for the laypeople of The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod, you can find a subscription envelope in the front of your 2012 offering envelope box. The yearly subscription costs $15.60 and needs to be received by April 22nd. To order, place the completed subscription envelope in the offering plate by April 22nd. . If you have questions please call the church office.
|Would you like to help Serve |
Sundays, All services
We are in need of Ushers & Greeters at all services on Sundays. Please sign up on the patio this Sunday or call the church office.
|Spring Food Drive |
Sunday, April 15
Leaving for the summer? We would love to help take care of your left overs. Bring them to church Sunday, April 15th to be donated to Phoenix Rescue Mission. Suggested items are: canned or packaged foods like rice, beans and mixes. Help those in need!
|Pot Luck & Game Night|
Sunday, April 15th
Potluck & Game night begins at 5pm this Sunday. Bring a dish to share and we'll play games for dinner.
|Fellowship Night |
Sunday, April 15th
Potluck and game night is the 3rd Sunday each month from 5 to 8 pm. Bring a dish to pass and we'll play games after dinner. Invite your friends!!
|Men's Breakfast |
Saturday, April 14th
The Men's group will meet April 14th at 8am in the Fellowship Hall. There will be a full breakfast followed by devotion by Pr. Jim and a short business meeting.
|Visioning Following Up Meeting |
Friday, April 13th
A debriefing meeting of the February vision events will be held on Friday, April 13th at 6:30 pm in the fellowship Hall. Those interested are invited to attend.
|Foundation Founders Circle |
The Board of Directors of the RSLCS Foundation would like to thank all that prayerfully considered and submitted contributions to the Founders Circle Initiative. During the first month of this initiative, contributions were over $20,000 with approximately 85 participating toward the $50,000 goal.
|AZ Tax Credit Workshop |
Tuesday, April 17th
At 6:30 on April 17th Pastor David will lead a workshop for those parents of Children who will attend our Elementary School in the fall. This workshop, held in the computer room will educate parents, as to how they can apply and leverage tax credit monies for the 2012-13 academic year. Updates will also be provided on this process.
|God's Word |
"So the other disciples told him, "We have seen
But Thomas said to them, "Unless I see the nail marks in his hands and put my finger where the nails were, and put my hand into his side, I will not believe it."
Fri. April 13, 6:30pm
Visioning Follow Up
Sun. April 15, 8:50am
Sun. April 15, 10:10am
The Story - Computer Room
Sun. April 15, 10:10am
Savor Sunday Bible Study
Sun. April 15, 10:10
Sun. April 15, 5:00pm
High School Worship Team
Core Confirmation Class
Sun. April 15, 6:00pm
High School Youth Group
Tues. April 17, 6:30
AZ Tax Credit Workshop
Then he said to Thomas, "Put your finger here; see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it into my side. Stop doubting and believe."
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Then Jesus told him, "Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed."
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|Nursery during Worship |
Our nursery is available during all Sunday services for children aged 0-3