Ongoing Ministries & Gatherings

Beatitudes Choir: Rehearsals are on Wednesdays from 7:30-9:00 pm in the Choir Room. Anybody interested is welcome for food, fun, & fellowship! For more information, please contact our Director of Music, Stephen Schermitzler, at (602) 264-1221 x104.

Arts Council: Join us for our monthly meeting, Jan 5 at 9:00 am in Nelson Lounge. We welcome anyone who is interested in learning more about our projects.

Interrobang: We will not be meeting for the month of December. Join us Jan 5 following service at 11:15 am in Nelson Lounge for a presentation by Dean Levene: "A brief review of Quantum Mechanics". All are welcome!

Cruisin' Cuisines:  Let’s join in for a festive Christmas-time gathering at Joyride Taco, 5202 North Central Avenue, on Thursday, December 12, 6:00 p.m.  The food is pretty and so are their cocktails!  If the weather permits, we will be seated on the patio (with heaters!), but bring a sweater! Please RSVP so that we can give our hosts an accurate count to Mike and Nancy Klatt at or call (602) 246-2606.

Community Life Ministry:  CLM meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 6 pm in the Nelson Hall Lounge. Our next open meeting will be Dec 13 and everyone is welcome!

The Nonfiction Book Group: We will meet December 12 at 7:30 in Room 4 to discuss the book, "First: Sandra Day O’Connor" by Evan Thomas. You are welcome to join us.

Women In Faith: Women in Faith meets Saturday, Dec 14 in Nelson Hall Lounge from 8:45-10:30. Theme for this meeting is Christmas: Past and Future. We will enjoy readings, music and discussion. In particular think about how you’ve spent Christmases in the past and what you anticipate at future Christmases. Keep in mind our program theme for this year “Who Is My Neighbor?” Is there a connection? All women are welcome. All women are welcome!

Beatitudes Book Club: We will be meeting Thursday, Jan 2 at 5:30 pm in the board room adjacent to Buckwald’s Grille on the campus to dine and discuss “The Dalai Lama’s Cat” by David Michie. Please join us.

Faith In Action: Do you contribute to ICM, ShoeBox Ministry, Bishops Pantry, Maryland School? Would you like to do more? Come to our monthly meeting on the second Wednesday of each month at 1 pm in the Front Office Conference Room. Giving back to the community is so rewarding especially with friends! All are welcome.

Mahjong Madness: We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm in Nelson Lounge for an afternoon of Mahjong fun and fellowship. This tile-based game of of skill, strategy, calculation and chance is addictive and there's a spot for everyone, including beginners! Due to the Christmas Eve services on Dec 24, Mahjong games are cancelled for December. We will resume playing in January. Contact Marilyn Wong for more information.

Ruminate-Conversations on Things That Matter: 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 11:20 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. We will not meet this Sunday due to the Congregational Meeting, but will resume Dec 15.


Church of the Beatitudes, a progressive Christian church, affirms that every person has worth as a unique creation made in the image of God. We recognize, celebrate and give thanks for the many diverse gifts of God among us. We declare ourselves to be an Open and Affirming congregation, welcoming into the full life and ministry of the Church persons of every race, culture, age, gender, sexual orientation, ability and economic status.




555 W. Glendale Avenue
Phoenix AZ 85021

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