Posts in Cactus Conference
Children's Ministry Director at Community of Grace, Peoria, AZ

Community of Grace Lutheran Church in Peoria, AZ, is currently looking for a full-time Children's Ministry Director to join our team. They are seeking a candidate that will help them to engage in ministry with children, particularly infants - 5th graders, and their families at church, at home, and in the community. Candidates should love children and be passionate about cross-generational ministry. If interested please send resume and references to

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We pray for Community of Grace, Peoria, AZ

We lift up in prayer the congregation of Community of Grace Lutheran Church in Peoria, AZ. We pray for their leadership: Tim Wright, Senior Pastor; Kathleen Lotz, Associate Pastor; Michelle Halonen, Director of Administration; Kendrah Germundson, Volunteer Coordinator/Receptionist; Jeff Wright, Director of Church Operations; Tony Lake, Director of Worship; Lise Hopson, Performing Arts Director/Worship Assistant; Alan Gardiner, Director of Pastoral Care; Alycia Wright, Director of Missions; and Joshua Lotz, Student Ministry/Missions Assistant.

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Spirit of Grace celebrates Adult Vacation Bible School

This August, Spirit of Grace, Surprise, AZ gathered for a study on Swimming with Jonah, developed and presented by Cyndy Warnier, Spirit in the Desert Retreat Center. Each day approximately 65 members and friends enjoyed a coffee and craft hour followed by a presentation by community service organizations with a close with prayers and hymn sing.

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Parish Nurse Needed at Lord of Life

Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Sun City West, AZ, is seeking a candidate to fill the part time Parish Nurse position at our church. An RN with community and aging experience is preferred.

This position is an integral part of the care ministries and provides guidance in understanding medical decisions, exploring home transitional options and general health related issues.

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Gloria de Cristo, Yuma, AZ, receives $10,000 grant from the ELCA Division of Disability Ministries

Gloria de Cristo Lutheran Church, Yuma, AZ, now has a Mental Health Ministry Team that has received a $10,000 grant from the ELCA Division of Disability Ministries

This new Mental Health Ministry will foster greater awareness and understanding within our congregation, and facilitate our work in reaching out to those with mental illnesses and their families.

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Prayers for America Lutheran, Sun City, AZ

We uplift in prayer American Lutheran Church of Sun City, AZ. We pray for Rev. Lowell D. Nelson, Senior Pastor; Rev. Gary R. Ulrich, Pastor of Care; Rev. Gary R. Garvey, Pastor of Visitation; Linda Shirck, Interim Organist; Janet MacDonald, Interim Choir Director; George Zoske, Director of Christo Bells; Julie Ochs, Financial Coordinator; Diane Lewis, Admin. Assistant; Carol Weber, Financial Consultant; Lori Kellar, Wellness Coordinator; Judy Gilmore, Communications Coordinator/Admin Assistant; Dave Tigges, Property / Grounds,

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We pray for Shepherd of the Desert, Sun City

We pray for Shepherd of the Desert Lutheran Church, Sun City, AZ as they continue to be an intergenerational congregation that puts the Love of Christ into action from one generation to another, and from their community to the world. We uplift: The Rev. Dr. Daniel Defassio, Senior Pastor; Kristen Wood, Administrative Secretary; Sue Jordan, Administrative Assistant; and Victor Lozano, Custodian.

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