Pastors Blog


At the funeral of President Ronald Reagan his son, Michael said the following: I was so proud … to be Ronald Reagan’s son. What a great honor. He gave me a lot of gifts as a child—a horse, a car, a lot of things. But there’s a gift he gave me that I think is wonderful for every father to give every son... Last Saturday, …when he closed his eyes, that’s when I realized the gift that he gave to me, the gift that he was going to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He had, back in 1988 on a flight from Washington, D.C., to Point Mugu, told me about his love of God, his … [Read more...]

Annual Independence Day Fellowship


Sunday, July 6 at 6:30 p.m. NOTE: The pool is CLOSED from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., so the pool area can be cleaned! … [Read more...]

Preschool Ministry

Peter Piper Pizza and Lakeshore poster

Preschool PALS group (Children five years and under), are going to Peter Piper Pizza and Lakeshore Learning! When: Saturday, July 5, 1:00 p.m. … [Read more...]

Women’s Ministry June Activities

Monday Lunch Bunch Monday, June 2, 11:30 a.m. Cracker’s & Company Cafe, 535 W. Iron Ave., Ste. 131, Mesa South of US60 at Country Club-behind Home Depot Questions? Contact Linda. Ladies Bible Study Tuesdays, June 3, 10, 17 & 24 The Amazing Collection for Women, Book by Book, 9:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. at FBC in room A111/112, Contact Jimmie Sue if you have any questions. Ladies Craft Night Friday, June 6, 6:00 p.m. at FBC Forever Love Saturday, June 14, 10:00 a.m. Ladies are invited to the home of Linda to work on OCC shoeboxes. Women’s Ministry Team … [Read more...]

Summer Schedule


Okay, you’ve noticed! Our weather is beginning to heat up! Families will make plans to escape the heat by heading to the beach, north to the mountains, etc. … [Read more...]



Last year Bicycling Magazine surveyed its readers about their preferences. 49% prefer climbing, 18% prefer descending, and 33% prefer both. That's right - 82% of bikers like climbing as much or more than riding downhill. Why would people rather kill their legs and lungs riding a bike uphill instead of sitting and letting gravity do all the work on a downhill? I know I am one of those who prefers the climbs and the reason is because I have a sense of accomplishment when I reach the top. What feeling of "I did something" if I just sit on a bike saddle and roll downhill? I have found my … [Read more...]

Sr. Adult 55+ Ministry

seniors breakfast

Sr. Adult Breakfast Tuesday, May 27, 9:00 a.m. at Denny’s Restaurant, Chandler Blvd. and Alma School Rd. May Outing for Sr. Adults Thursday, May 29 Mark Thursday, May 29 on your calendar. The Senior Adults are going to Schnepf Farms for a tour of the farm and lunch on May 29. There will be more information in your Sunday School classes. … [Read more...]

Support Our Troops!


We have an ongoing ministry to send items to our members and family members who have been deployed. Lists of needed items can be found above the collection boxes in the South Storage room (where the Secret Sister tables are located). Along with collecting these items, we have an additional need for funds to pay for the postage to ship these items. Please mark your donation “Military Postage” so that it can be used correctly. … [Read more...]

God in Action – Vacation Bible School 2014

God in Action

It's time for Vacation Bible School! June 16 - 20, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Kids ages 4-6th grade FREE. Pre-registration required … [Read more...]

Preschool Ministry

Arizona Olympian Gymnastics

Preschool PALS group ( Children five years and under), join us for some fun at Arizona Olympian Gymnastics! When: Friday, May 16, 2014 from 10:00 -Noon Where: We will meet at gym  22608 S. Gilbert Rd., Chandler, AZ  Registration: Please register by May 12. The cost is $5 per child walking and up, parents and non-walking children free. You can place the envelope (marked PALS event) in the offering plate or the Ministry Payment Box located in the north hallway by the church office door. … [Read more...]