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New year brings opportunity to help and forgive
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New year brings opportunity to help and forgive

January 12th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By RABBI DR. IRWIN WIENER, Guest Writer It was approximately 2,500 years ago that a prophet of Israel roamed the countryside preaching about the goodness of humanity and how it could be found in each of us. In fact, he emphasized...
The story of Christmas is lived for people just like us
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The story of Christmas is lived for people just like us

December 6th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
BY LYNNE HARTKE AFN Contributor “Who is this person?” Older Sister asks, reading the sticky note on a plain box. “I can’t wrap a gift if I don’t know anything about them.” “His name is Todd,” I say. “He is...
People can buy cookies, candy for various causes
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People can buy cookies, candy for various causes

December 5th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The annual cookie walk and candy sale will be held at 9 a.m. today, Dec. 2, at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church, 9248 E. Riggs Road, just west of the Robson library The cookie walk is an annual event and...
God extends His hand during times of tragedy
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God extends His hand during times of tragedy

November 25th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rabbi Irwin Wiener It hardly seems possible. Colorado, Texas, Nevada. Places we think about, places we learn about, places that evoke memories of fun and laughter, and now tears. How can we make sense of it all? How can we...
Christian software developer has big plans for East Valley
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Christian software developer has big plans for East Valley

November 4th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ralph Zubiate Managing Editor Nestled between a Dutch Bros. coffee shop and an office of the American Federation of Astrologers in Tempe, one of the best-known brands in the Christian software world sits quietly in a satellite...
With T-square and cross, architect readies his latest work
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With T-square and cross, architect readies his latest work

September 21st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor Steve Barduson describes the trajectory of his education as going from the T-square to the cross. In reality, both mark the career of the man called “The Pastors’ Architect.” Barduson has...
Amid atrocities in the world, can we return God’s love?
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Amid atrocities in the world, can we return God’s love?

September 7th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By RABBI IRWIN WIENER, Guest Writer Brother against brother was demonstrated so vividly just 156 years ago. Hundreds of thousands of our countrymen were killed or wounded.  The nation was torn apart and really has never fully...
New senior pastor guiding spiritual devotion at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
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New senior pastor guiding spiritual devotion at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

August 2nd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff A new senior pastor is leading Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Chandler. The community and congregation welcomed the Reverend Christine Stoxen to her new position on July 16. Her appointment comes after a...
‘Hidden gem’ Chandler Christian Academy offers a Bible-based, affordable education
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‘Hidden gem’ Chandler Christian Academy offers a Bible-based, affordable education

June 14th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Alison Stanton For parents who are looking for a private Christian education for their children that is also affordable, Chandler Christian Academy (CCA) offers everything they are looking for and more. Tanya Marks,...
Sister of the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation thanks members for volunteer work
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Sister of the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation thanks members for volunteer work

June 6th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jessica Suriano The Sisterhood of the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation held its annual luncheon on May 19 at the Singing Pandas Asian Restaurant and Bar, 757 E. Chandler Blvd., to celebrate its philanthropy for the community and...