Ongoing Gatherings & Ministry Events
ONE BOOK, ONE CHURCH LENTEN SMALL GROUPS BOOK DISCUSSION
3 Small Groups to Choose From - Various days, times & locations | Signup Sheets available this Sunday, March 1 in Nelson Hall
Save the dates - March 1 through April 1! Join one of the three small groups available as we discuss the book, "Open Borders: The Science & Ethics of Immigration" by Bryan Caplan and Zach Weinersmith. Signup sheets are available in the lobby of Nelson Hall this Sunday, March 1. Get your copy of the book online at Amazon and look for the upcoming reading schedule. Join the conversation the whole church will be having about this important social issue.
Wednesdays | 7:30-9:00 PM | Choir Room
Anyone interested in singing, food, fun, & fellowship is welcome! For more information, please contact our Director of Music, Stephen Schermitzler, at (602) 264-1221 x104.
Sunday, March 1 | 9:00 AM | Nelson Lounge
We meet monthly and welcome anyone interested in learning more about our community arts projects & events. All are welcome!
Sundays | 11:15-12:00 PM | Nelson Lounge
We meet weekly following service to discuss topics of intrique and celebration. Join us this Sunday, March 1, as Rev. Jim Meadows leads us in the sermon response discussion. All are welcome!
RUMINATE-CONVERSATIONS ON THINGS THAT MATTER
Sundays | 11:30 AM | Patio Room
Join our adult enrichment class with lively dialog on ethical subjects such as sanctity of life, public health, sex and gender, and work. We meet Sundays at 11:30 am in the Patio Room. Grab a cup of coffee and join Pastor Tony to talk about things that really matter in your life and society. Join us this Sunday as we discuss "Stop with your flattery"
TBD | 6:00 PM | Various Venues
We meet monthly at different dining venues for fun and fellowship. Check back soon for details of our next gathering. Please give our hosts a call if you are interested in joining: Mike and Nancy Klatt at firstname.lastname@example.org/ or call (602) 246-2606.
COMMUNITY LIFE MINISTRY (CLM)
Tuesday, March 9 | 6:00 PM | Nelson Lounge
We meet on the second Monday of every month to plan social events to enrich Beatitudes church life. Join us!
THE NONFICTION BOOK GROUP
Thursday, March 12 | 7:30 PM | Room 4
If you love to read nonfiction, we invite you to join us! We will meet to discuss the book, "The pioneers: The heroic story of the settlers who brought the American ideal west" by David McCullough.
WOMEN IN FAITH
Saturday, March 14 | 8:30 AM | Nelson Lounge
All women are welcome to our monthly gathering. Enjoy fellowship and discussion of intriguing and thought provoking topics to encourage you in your faith journey. Save the Date! Come and join us Apr. 18, 9-3 pm, for our annual Women's Retreat! We will gather at Church of the Palms in Sun City for a day of fellowship, food and FUN!
BEATITUDES BOOK CLUB
Thursday, March 5 | 5:30 PM | Beatitudes Campus/board room adjacent to Buckwald’s Grille
Avid readers are invited to join us this month to discuss the book “Next Year in Havana” by Chanel Cleeton. All are welcome!
FAITH IN ACTION
Wednesday, March 11 | 1:00 PM | Conference Room of Front Office
Do you contribute to ICM, ShoeBox Ministry, Bishops Pantry, Maryland School? Would you like to do more? Come to our monthly meeting. Giving back to the community is so rewarding especially with friends! All are welcome!
Tuesday, March 24 | 1:00 PM | Nelson Lounge
Join us for an afternoon of Mahjong fun and fellowship! This tile-based game of skill, strategy, calculation and chance is addictive and there's a spot for everyone, including beginners! Contact Marilyn Wong for more information (602) 517-4676.
EXPLORING UCC HISTORY, POLITY & THEOLOGY WITH DR. JOE FAYKOSH
Thursday, March 5 | 6:00 PM | Nelson Lounge
Seasoned and new Beatitudes members can gain insights into what the UCC is all about with this adult enrichment class led by Dr. Joe Faykosh. This 8-week class meets Thursdays through March 19.