Posts in Santa Cruz Conference
Congratulations to Servant of Christ Award Winners!

Congrats to New Spirit Lutheran Church, Tucson, and All Saints Lutheran Church, Phoenix!

Recipients of the Servant of Christ Award from Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest, they have truly shown the love of our Savior and embodied the mission of Lutheran Social Services—showing kindness, doing justice, and serving those in need.

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Parish Administrator needed at Lord of Grace Lutheran, Tucson, AZ

A Parish Administrator is needed at Lord of Grace Lutheran Church - Northwest Tucson near Marana. This is a part time job, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please email your resume to:

The parish administrator is required to perform high level, complex, responsible, and confidential duties as well as make independent decisions.

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Prayers for Lord of Grace, Tucson

We pray for the people of Lord of Grace, Tucson, Arizona, as they spread the word that every one of us is loved by God, our creator, whoever we are and wherever we come from. We lift up: Pastor Lars Hammar; Kellie Funk, Administrative Assistant; Todd Martin, Director of Traditional Worship; Stuard Oliver, Praise Band Director; Jon Nicholson, Choir Director; and Kate Elliott, Volunteer Coordinator.

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Moving graffiti from the streets to the steeple

From the Marana News: “Michael Schultz’s family was surprised he didn’t burst into flames when he walked into church. 

As a graffiti artist, Schultz estimates he painted 60 boxcars by the age of 17. Now, as an adult, his days of covert canvassing are behind him. Schultz, along with Pastor Lars Hammar, organizes Open Space Church, a location promoting a crossroads of art and faith for the Tucson community.” Read the full article »

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Rev. Rebecca Boardman is the new Campus Pastor at U of A

The Lutheran Campus Ministry Board at the University of Arizona is pleased and happy to announce that the Grand Canyon Synod has called the Rev. Rebecca Boardman as the new Campus Pastor at the U of A. Rebecca will be relocating to Tucson in early June and plans to join us at the synod assembly. Please keep Pastor Rebecca and the LCM at U of A in your prayers as we continue the transition into this new era of ministry.

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