June 14, 2019
Paradise Valley United Methodist Church
Happy Father's Day!
This Sunday, the Sunday School children will hand out ice-cold root beer to all the men leaving worship on Sunday. It's our way of wishing our dads a Happy Father's Day and honoring the men in our lives.
Message from the Pastor
Dear Friend in Faith,

Who is your favorite superhero?
(And for now, don't say "God" or "Jesus")
I've always been a fan of Iron Man. I just love the idea that all it takes to save the world is a willingness to do good and an incredibly advanced suit of armor.
I still remember when I saw the first Iron Man film in the theater in 2008. I was blown away. I had grown up reading...

Youth Choir Sings at Pacific Beach UMC on San Diego Tour
Thanks to Shannon Curkendoll, one of the chaperones on the Paradise Valley United Methodist Church Youth Choir and Bells Tour to San Diego, you can see and hear our youth perform. Subscribe to our YouTube channel and share this video with your friends. It's a great way to show how our youth are God's love in action.
Sunday Worship at PVUMC
Paradise Valley United Methodist Church (PVUMC) invites you to worship at 9:30 or 11 am. The later Ignite Modern worship service is bulletin-free, but you can download your bulletin for the 9:30 am traditional service as well as the June monthly Looking Ahead bulletin insert OR read them on our website. During June, July and August, we will have TWO worship services at 9:30 and 11 am.

Check our Calendar Online
See the website calendar at pvumc.org/calendar for all our children's, youth and adult activities, during the week and all year long. The Looking Ahead bulletin insert also includes a weekly calendar.

Prayer Requests
 Submit prayer requests using our online request form, email prayer@pvumc.org or call the church office at 602.840.8360. Your request will be shared with our prayer warriors on email.
Celebrate Father's Day with a Beer (Root Beer, that is!)
Calling all dads to bring their families to church Sunday, June 16 for Father's Day. We'll have root beer for all the men, a little like we had flowers for all the women on Mother's Day. It's the last day Serendipities, our church gift shop, is open before it closes for the summer, so grab a gift there!

Please like, share and comment on our social media posts this weekend, as we celebrate Father's Day and lift up all the special men in our lives. #HappyFathersDay #pvumc @pvumc on Instagram and Twitter ; @ParadiseValleyUMC on Facebook.
June Worship Series: God and Film
Chris LaMont delivers part 3 of the new worship series for June: God on Film. As a professor of film at Arizona State University, he will preach on "Superheroes or Super Zeroes?" The scripture is Joshua 1:7-9: "Be strong and courageous..."

Watch the trailer from Avengers: Infinity War, which is full of Superheroes.

T ake a trip to the movies this Sunday in church and see how God is revealed in the Bible and in film.

Clergy and Lay Delegates at Annual Conference, June 13-16
Say hello to your clergy and lay delegates at the Desert Southwest Annual Conference ! Pastors Christopher, Dave and Brenda are in Mesa, AZ with lay delegates Roanne Wallace, Bill Terrill, Pam Poley, Diana Bode and Kent Heltne. The work they are doing there will continue and you're invited to join the DSC Way Forward. Click here to learn more . To follow Annual Conference proceedings and worship, Watch the Live Stream.
Summer Sundays at PVUMC
Summer is here! Our summer worship schedule during June, July and August reduces our regular 3 services to TWO, at 9:30 and 11 am. The 8 am service will return September 1. Read more on our website.

We have some wonderful volunteers who have stepped up to lead, but could use more assistance. If you can help, email Rev. Brenda Smith. Safe Sanctuary and other training provided.

VBC and Sportball: Register NOW
You're invited to volunteer at and register for "To Mars and Beyond," PVUMC's Vacation Bible Camp this summer. Read more and register at pvumc.org/vbc-2019 . We are excited to offer a half-day week-long VBC program as well as an afternoon sports camp. Register for Sportball here . Visit pvumc.org to register for VBC.

If you can volunteer for VBC, July 15-19, 2019 , GREAT! You'll save on fees for your child's registration and be more involved in what your child is learning. Both adults and teens 7th grade and older are encouraged to register online TODAY to help.

Thank you for being God's love in action!

To register for summer camp at Mingus Mountain, visit dsccamps.org .

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Paradise Perk Closed in July - Youth Mission Trip to Costa Rica
The Senior High Youth Mission Team goes to Costa Rica, July 20-27. Please come by the Paradise Perk the remaining Sundays in June to help support youth missions and thank the Curkendoll family for their faithful service each Sunday before they close for July. All coffee shop purchases youth missions.