Phone: 480-396-8300
Office Hours are Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 to 1:00 pm

Lenten Service tonight at 6:30 pm

Soup Supper at 5:45 pm

Sign up to bring a soup for the next week.

This Lent

We will be re-designating all funds in the HUNGER JAR to be collected specifically for the Ukraine refugee program through the ELCA .  

Crisis in Ukraine

Give to ELCA's Eastern Europe Crisis Response – Spirit of Hope has collected at least $850.00 for this major need. Thanks to all who have helped support this cause! 
To provide an additional donation go to:
Your gifts to Lutheran Disaster Response during this crisis are already at work. Because of your generosity, $1 million will support the Lutheran World Federation and these member churches:

German Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ukraine
Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Poland
Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Slovakia
Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Romania
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Romania
They are distributing hygiene supplies, food, medicine, bedding and psychosocial and pastoral care to refugees and internally displaced people, most of whom are women and children.

Spirit of Hope Choir is singing again and we want you to join with us in song!!

Practice is happening on Sunday mornings at 8:30 am before services.

Any questions, please call Karen Torgersen, 480-219-9343 or Gene Eggen, Choir Director, 701-721-9595

Happy St. Patrick's Day
March 17th

Join this group on Tuesday morning, April 5th at 10 am in the garage of Dave Torgersen at 2740 S Teakwood Circle in Sunland Springs Village.

Busy working making trivets for the Youth Spaghetti Dinner Auction.
Dave Torgersen - 480-219-9343
Nite Lite


Worship services are at 6:30 pm

Prayers –

We pray for those church members who are struggling with many health issues this week and especially with all Covid, colds and flu cases.

Joe and Dana Hansen, Naomi Henson, Hong Vu, Bob Keller, Dick and Jane Horner

We continue to pray for the health of: LaVonne Anderson, Tom Snodgrass, Eleanora Crise-Tomes, Mary Greimann, Ethel Robbins, Marie Renda, Frieda Pyles, Kevin Hicks, Stephanie Skansi, Darlene and Darren Holzipel, Moine Gates, LeAnne Strand, Don and Cleo Hansen, Ruthie Piaseki .

Chris Tjon and James Tjon, Bob Anderson, Tammy Martinson, Curtis Peterson, Lois Lorts and RoseMarie Zobel, Matthew Stachoiwak and Jenna Marley

DEATHS: Mehanna and Hala Haddod and Jim Sanford (member)

May the God of good health and happiness restore all who are struggling this week with the many situations people in our lives are struggling. Thank you for your presence and give us the joys of everyday life!    AMEN.

Next Monthly meeting is April 19th
Come gather and share a beer or a beverage and discuss theology. We can try to solve the world’s problems too! We meet on the THIRD TUESDAY of every month at 6:30pm. Feel free to bring your own beverage!  Come bring your questions, your curiosity, and pull up a chair. 
  Carol and Pastor Tony Scheer 
11133 E. Segura Ave - Mesa, AZ 85212

March Worship Volunteers
Saturday 5:00 PM
Date     Reader                     Greeters                        
3-5     Jennise Acuri       Wendy Sontag
3-12   Duane Gilson       Confirmed Youth
3-26   Rosemary Brant   Max/Alice Tiede
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Sunday 9:30 AM
3-6    John Rung           Allen/Diane T.
3-13   Karen Gowan    Eric/Jackie Shelborn
3-20  Margaret Anderson  Hans/Diane Reinhardt
3-27  Terry Williams Debby T & Darci Cox

Greeters: Please be at church by 4:40 pm on Saturday and 9:10 am on Sunday.

March Birthdays

March  7   Marcia Johnson
March  8   John Rung
March 14   Michael Snyder
March 16   Lloyd Stucke
March 17   Ruby Klick
March 18   Raegan Ward
March 23   David Davis
March 24   Elaine Brynsaas
March 26   Warren Holzapfel
March 27   Amy Farlinger
March 29   Wendy Sontag
March 30   Joanne Reis
March 31   Duane Gilson
March 31   Sue Exsted

Second and Fourth TUESDAY of the month
(March 8th and 22nd)

Church Narthex from 1:00pm -3:00pm
Please contact Diane Thompson at
480-354-7897 to register!  

Breakfast with your Friends and Pastor
Join us for breakfast on Wednesday mornings at 9 am at the IHOP Restaurant at (Southern and Signal Butte Rd)
See you again next Wednesday, March 23rd at 9:00 am

 Beginning WEDNESDAY - March 9th 2022 -MidWeek LENTEN WORSHIP SERVICES at 6:30pm
Pastor Tony’s weekly message will include A 7 week series exploring the basic question:  WHY CHRISTIANITY?
Using Douglas John Hall’s accessible and straightforward book “Why Christianity? For those on the edges of faith,  we will confront the following questions in this 7 week series: 
1. Why Christian?
2. Why Jesus?
3. Saved from What? For What?
4. But How?
5. What's the Difference?
6. Why Church? And by the Way, What about "the Others"?
7. Is There Any Hope?

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SOH Organization number is 80606

Dementia Q and A Group
No matter what stage your loved one is in you have questions and concerns. Join us for a real conversation about cognitive decline, Dementia, Alzheimer's and Mild Cognitive Decline. Part support, part insight. . All Real.
New topics each meeting!
Open to Families and Loved Ones
Tuesday’s 3/22, 4/5, 4/19
4:30 pm- 5:30 pm
               Group Leader, Pam Ostrowski, uses her 14-year dementia journey with her parents to be a Dementia guide helping families accept, prepare for, manage, and cope with the challenges, tasks, and decisions that they’ll have to make in the coming years.
In person and on zoom. Please RSVP to
(480) 955-1633
Meeting at The Summit at Sunland Springs 2415 S. Signal Butte Rd
Ask me about our Outpatient Memory Clinic 
Lori Marsh, Marketing Director