May 6, 2021
Happy Mother's Day to all mothers
and to everyone who fills that special role!
Join the DSC-RACE coalition on May 13 at 6:00pm for a panel discussion with Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) clergy and laity in the DSC includes sharing their experiences of racism in our churches and communities register and learn how to fight racism against the AAPI community and to be a better ally. learn more/register
Graduation Sunday is May 23! All High School, College, and Graduate/Professional School Grads will be recognized during that morning's service. Please email your graduate’s information and a photo by Tuesday, May 18, to have their information included in the bulletin and video on Graduation Sunday. Thank you!
As we emerge from home and reengage in our communities, we will begin exploring new ways to be in neigbhoring relationship with the communities around both Dayspring Tempe and Aldersgate UMC/Dayspring Arcadia. Join us starting Wednesday,May 19th at 6pm via zoom for a six-week kick-off of our Neighboring with Imagination class focused on discovering new ways to be the church in the neighborood and develop a missional imagination.
contact the church office or email Amy for information.
Join us for a “dress rehearsal” as we return to in-person services. We will gather in the sanctuary and watch the (pre-recorded) 9:00 service together. Our team has been working hard to make sure we can return to in-person services safely – help our ushers, greeters, and technical team return to form while running through the new processes and procedures to make sure they are as safe and efficient as possible. Also, May 23 is Pentecost, so be sure to wear red! And don’t forget your mask! RSVP HERE
Need help with registration? Watch a How-To video HERE.
Learn more about our in-person service plans HERE.
The May/June Upper Room devotional is now available. Please contact the church office at (480) 838-1446 or by email if you would like a copy mailed to you.
As we approach the time of slowly emerging from this pandemic and begin to make plans to return to some in-person church we want to invite Everyone in Dayspring to attend one online Gathering Group meeting in the month of May. We will join in small groups to listen and share. more
Ushers and Greeters are needed starting June 6th to help get Dayspring back to church. Eight to ten volunteers are needed every week to arrive 30 minutes before service to help safely get Dayspring members back to in-person worship. Early Birds are needed to welcome, check-in and seat members, and clean up after services. Instructions will be provided. Thanks in advance for assisting! Call the church office at (480) 838-1446 or email Debi to help.

Click Here to learn more about our reopening plan or to RSVP for the June 6 service!
The Staff Parish Relations Committee is looking for a high energy individual who is interested in working up to 20 hours a week with the youth (7 – 12 grades) of the church in the capacity of Youth Ministries Coordinator.

Requirements of the job include:
  • BS/BA degree preferably in education or counseling
  • Alignment with the core values and mission of Dayspring
  • Experience in Progressive Christian Education and youth ministry is strongly preferred
  • Excellent listening, communication, organizational and prioritizing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, meet, recruit, and work with youth, parents, volunteers, and colleagues
  • A current State of Arizona Department of Public Safety Finger Print Clearance Card
  • Driver’s license and clean driving record.

If you are interested, please email your resume to David Barnhouse, Staff Parish Relations Committee Chair.
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