“Tuesday Nights Together” Summer Series

The ever popular Tuesday Nights Together Summer Program runs from June through August. This community-wide series of educational programs is held in Sun Lakes UMC’s air-conditioned Lindsay Fellowship Hall at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday through the summer months. An interesting and varied lineup of speakers will entertain you while you enjoy the company of fellow Sun Lakes residents. Here is the lineup for June:

June 6An Explosive Evening of Music, Tried ‘N True!
The extraordinary duo of Cris and Bart Evans will bring their musical talents to kick off the summer series with an evening of music based on familiar hymns and songs, old and new. Cris is the Sun Lakes UMC Music Director and Sun Lakes Chorale Choir Director and Bart is the Choir Director at Mesa Community College.

June 13A Korean War Veteran’s Amazing Story (Part 1)
We are honored to have Major Arden Rowley, USA (Ret) with us to share his story about his experience during the Korean War, with three years spent as a Prisoner of War (POW).  Major Rowley taught in the Mesa School District for 31 years after his military service. Since retirement, he has been a frequent speaker around the Phoenix Valley, sharing his experience with many grateful audiences. It is a special privilege for us to hear a “first person account” of an historical event.

June 20The Repatriated POWs from the Korean War (Part 2)
Major Arden Rowley, USA (Ret) will deliver his second installment of the story from Korea by sharing stories of those veterans who lost their lives and were returned to their families with dignity and respect. The repatriation of our POWs is an ongoing task…until they are all really “home.”

June 27 – A Route 66 Adventure with Dick Vogel
Dick Vogel will take you on a virtual trip from Chicago to Los Angeles…2000 miles on the historic Route 66. Visit old motels, eat at roadside cafes, go to drive-in movies, pump your own gas and sit in the unique “outhouses” of Route 66. Relive those great adventures you enjoyed so many years ago! Dick is a popular and enjoyable speaker in the Sun Lakes area and beyond.

   May-July Event: GriefShare Support

If you have experienced the death of a family member or a friend and you are struggling to make sense of life without your loved one, consider being part of the GriefShare class which Sun Lakes United Methodist Church is hosting May 3 through July 12, 2017. The class meets Wednesdays from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. in room 4 of the Education Building. Each class is self-contained, so if you are not able to attend every class, you are welcome to come as often as you can. The class registration fee of $15 covers the cost of the workbook. For more information or to register, contact Pastor Jean (480) 895-8766 or register online