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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...
Why are we here?
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Why are we here?

June 2nd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Certain times in our lives we gather in the church, synagogue, or mosque. Not because we have all of a sudden received an epiphany, but rather because we have been groomed to understand the awesomeness...
Singing in unlikely places
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Singing in unlikely places

April 20th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Dr. Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, Sun Lakes Before the old Soviet Union collapsed, Galina Vilchinskaya was a 23-year-old Sunday school teacher who spent five years in a Soviet prison for sharing her faith....
Study focuses on communication
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Study focuses on communication

March 27th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Mary Fuchs We can only get to know God by talking and listening to Him. We talk to Him through prayer, of course, but what about listening? How do we go about that? Sometimes we hear the Lord as we pray, but usually we...
Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation honors music director
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Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation honors music director

February 18th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation will honor Lana Shagrin Oyer for her 25-year volunteer role as music director during its annual music service at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 10. The service will be held at the Sun Lakes All Faiths...
Remember: We have the ability to make choices
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Remember: We have the ability to make choices

January 22nd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Sometimes when things do not seem to go according to our wishes or desires we tend to say that it is “ordained” or it was destined to be. It is a simple way of explaining the unexplainable. After...
Handling life’s little distractions
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Handling life’s little distractions

January 21st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jean Newell, Associate Pastor, Sun Lakes United Methodist Church With my memory being what it is these days, I find that I have to prepare for things ahead of time. For example, this may sound crazy, but as I get ready for bed...
Miracle in the rain
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Miracle in the rain

January 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
The saying goes that “art imitates life” and is true in most instances. One thing is for sure, movies like the 1950s flick “Miracle In The Rain” with Van Johnson and Jane Wyman can make you feel glad and sad at the same...