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There is an appointed time for everything
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There is an appointed time for everything

September 17th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Lynne Hartke, Guest Writer When my parents were still alive, I often escaped the heat of Arizona to visit their country home in Minnesota. “The corn has tasseled,” Mom said on one of those visits as we drove past the...
Draw comfort in the fact that God is not password-protected
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Draw comfort in the fact that God is not password-protected

September 15th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rev Jean Newell, Guest Writer Passwords! Have you noticed that without a password, not just any password, mind you – but without the correct password, much of the world around us is inaccessible? For example, I need a...
Church, nonprofit come to aid of impoverished Venezuelans
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Church, nonprofit come to aid of impoverished Venezuelans

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
Santan Sun News Staff Venezuela has plummeted to the bottom of the world economy, and its communist government has made it almost impossible for churches to come to its people’s aid. But a small congregation in Mesa and a...
The significance of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
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The significance of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

September 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rabbi Dr. Irwin Wiener, Guest Writer The days set aside for introspection have finally arrived – a time of challenges. This time is a reminder of how our life flashes before us – the time we are put to the test. Imagine...
Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?
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Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?

September 5th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rev. Susan Wilmot, Guest Writer Facing life’s challenges can feel overwhelming and terrifying. As well as being part of a loving and healthy worship community, there are also practical spiritual disciplines that can help us...
Wonder can be found in all God’s creation
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Wonder can be found in all God’s creation

August 19th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Lynne Hartke, Contributor   My calf muscles complained at the continual ascent through a forest of pine, spruce, and aspen trees as my lungs searched for oxygen in the high elevation. A dark-eyed junco – a gray bird...
Religious leaders are friends for the friendless
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Religious leaders are friends for the friendless

August 18th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By DR. RABBI IRWIN WIENER Contributor Going through many books and writings over the years, I am sometimes drawn to articles relating to the life of a rabbi, pastor, priest or minister in a congregational setting. It is quite...
Sun Lakes Methodist class will help the grieving
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Sun Lakes Methodist class will help the grieving

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jean Newell, Guest Writer   Some storms are predictable and we can prepare ahead of time for what the storm will bring. Other times, a storm comes unexpectedly and we have no choice but to deal with the storm as it comes....
‘Shock and awe’ present us with responsibilities
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‘Shock and awe’ present us with responsibilities

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rabbi Dr. Irwin Wiener, Guest Writer   Since the beginning of the founding of our country and its independence we have witnessed or read about all the sacrifices made. The wars fought, the battles won and lost, the...
Sun Lakes UMC ‘Tuesday Nights Together’ offer informative talks
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Sun Lakes UMC ‘Tuesday Nights Together’ offer informative talks

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By bev tarpley Guest Writer Sun Lakes United Methodist Church hosts Tuesday Nights Together, a series of free summer programs in July and August at 6:30 p.m. in Lindsay Hall at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church, 9248 E. Riggs...