Next UMOM Service Opportunity is on December 26th

We always need seven or eight individuals to serve dinner at this monthly United Methodist Outreach Ministry (UMOM) event.

Families with teenagers 14 years old or older are welcome to join us. We always receive more than we give when we go and it provides us with an opportunity to demonstrate and practice our Christian faith. We leave CCOV at 4PM and are usually back around 7:30 PM.

“Preach the gospel, and if necessary, use words.”

This is your invitation to live and love as our faith calls us to do.

Plan to meet at CCOV and then carpool to Halle Women’s Center, 3424 East Van Buren.

Christmas 2017 Schedule

Our Christmas Eve Service will be held at 5:30 PM on Sunday, December 24th. We will be joined at that service by Magdalena Martinic-Jercic, Associate Concertmaster of the Phoenix Symphony. This will be Maggie’s second appearance at CCOV. She and Larry will be offering a program of both holiday and classical selections.

There will NOT be any 10 AM worship that day. Please plan to join us for our traditional Christmas Eve service.

Next UMOM visit is on Tuesday, November 28, at 4PM

We always need seven or eight individuals to serve dinner at this monthly United Methodist Outreach Ministry (UMOM) event.

Families with teenagers 14 years old or older are welcome to join us. We always receive more than we give when we go and it provides us with an opportunity to demonstrate and practice our Christian faith. We leave CCOV at 4PM and are usually back around 7:30 PM.

“Preach the gospel, and if necessary, use words.”

This is your invitation to live and love as our faith calls us to do.

Plan to meet at CCOV and then carpool to Halle Women’s Center, 3424 East Van Buren.

Guest Musician, Dian D’Avanzo on November 5th


Born thirty miles from the Canadian border in Halma, Minnesota, Dian D’Avanzo began studying the piano at age three, violin at age ten, and harp at age twelve. Eventually choosing to concentrate on the violin, she earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Minnesota and Master of Music degree from the New England Conservatory in Boston. She is currently Assistant Concertmaster with the Phoenix Symphony, where she has been a member since 1990.

For our November 5th service, Dian and Larry will present music by American composers, including Aaron Copland’s Sonata for Violin and Piano. See you there!

Sunday, October 29 will be a Glorious day

Please join us for a joyous occasion and time of fellowship as we welcome new members and hold a Reception Potluck on Sunday, October 29, following worship in Hayden Hall.

Bring your favorite main dish, salad or dessert to share. Crockpots can be plugged in before the service or you can use the oven or microwave. And there is plenty of space in the refrigerator for cold items.

 Dessert will be provided!!

 

 

Tuesday, October 24th, at 4PM, UMOM visit

We always need and welcome 7-8 individuals to serve dinner at this United Methodist Outreach Ministry (UMOM) event (Serving dinner to the homeless).

Families with teenagers 14 years old or older are welcome to join us. We always have fun when we go and there are many learning and teaching opportunities after being at UMOM. We leave CCOV at 4PM and are usually back around 7:30 PM.

This is your invitation to live and love as our faith calls us to do.

Plan to meet at CCOV and then carpool to Halle Women’s Center, 3424 East Van Buren.

Fall Choral Festival: Music of the Reformation

On Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. the ASU Chamber Singers, Choral Union, and Gospel Choir will present a concert honoring the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, featuring Bach’s Cantata 79, Gott der Herr ist Sonn’ und Schild and Cantata 80, Ein’ feste Burg ist unser Gott, and short works by other composers, along with contemporary Gospel music.

The concert will be held at the Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281 and a group from the church will meet for dinner at Byblos Restaurant in Tempe before the concert. Contact the church office for more information or to reserve tickets for the event.

Tickets:  $10, students free with ID (1 ticket per ID), available at the Tempe Center Box Office

Stephen Hartman, Guest Musician October 1st

Stephen Hartman served as principal harpist to the Elgin Symphony from 1988 to 2013, and performed with most of the major ensembles in the Chicago area. At the Ravinia Festival he has worked with Tony Bennett, Ray Charles, and Stephen Sondheim, and has played in national tours with Johnny Mathis. Stephen was a national sales manager for Lyon Healy Harps Chicago from 2004 to 2013. Stephen will treat us to some harp solos and join Larry for beautiful harp and piano duets.

Tuesday, September 26th, at 4PM, UMOM visit

We always welcome and need 7-8 individuals to serve dinner at this United Methodist Outreach Ministry (UMOM) event (Serving dinner to the homeless).

Families are welcome with teenagers 14 years old or older. We always have fun when we go. There are many learning and teaching opportunities after being at UMOM. We leave CCOV at 4PM and are usually back around 7:30 PM.

This is your invitation to live and love as our faith calls us to do.

Plan to meet at CCOV and then carpool to Halle Women’s Center, 3424 East Van Buren.

Contact: Janet at 480-391-3905 with questions.