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Welcome to Sun Lakes
United Methodist Church

We are a thriving United Methodist Church surrounded by five retirement communities in Sun Lakes, South of Chandler, Arizona.

Our address is: 9248 E Riggs Road in Sun Lakes.

During the months of December through April we offer two Sunday Worship Services in our beautiful Sanctuary at 8:15 a.m. & 10 a.m. lead by our Senior Pastor, Rev. Jim O’Neal, with hospitality time between services in Lindsay Hall.
During the months of May through November, when all our winter visitors have left us, we offer one service at 9 a.m. on Sunday mornings in our air-conditioned sanctuary.  Year-round, on Saturday evenings at 5 p.m. we have an hour-long informal Saturday Worship Service in The Chapel lead by one of our Associate Pastors.

Join us and see how friendly our members are – we would love to have the opportunity to welcome you!



We still have a few more Tuesday Nights Together (TNT) in July and August.
Each event is held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday evenings in Lindsay Hall or in the Sanctuary if they are a musical event.  They run for about an hour or so and are an excellent way to spend a summer Tuesday evening.


July 22 –  No homeless Dogs and Cats: The Story of the Arizona Animal Welfare League.
The Arizona Animal Welfare League (AAWL) was founde3d in 1971 by a group of concerned animal lovers.  This group was led by Amanda Blake, best known as “Miss Kitty” on the TV series Gunsmoke. Come and hear about how this organization not only adopts companion animals into loving homes, but also holds a leadership position in the community in education and animal welfare issues.  A few animals will be brought in that are ready for adoption, along with a shelter “wish list” for those looking for ways to help.


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July 29:  An Evening of Beautiful Music – Irving Berlin and more.
TNT’s evening of beautiful music will feature the music of Irving Berlin with narration by Rev. Jim Wood.  We will enjoy solos by Dave Rolf, Don Price, Martha Wood and Bart Evans with Ron Lindvahl on trumpet and Cris Evans on piano.  Also included in the program will be music from My Fair Lady, songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber and songs to get the audience singing.



August 5:  A Doctor’s Canadian Arctic Adventures.
Dr. Wayne Wright will not only give his audience an overview of the history and the general geographic composition of the Canadian Arctic -the Northern Territories, he also provides absorbing, gripping stories and hair-raising experiences in an environment that we can hardly imagine. An adventure evening for sure!




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