It's Official! The Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer is the newly elected President and General Minister of the United Church of Christ. A gift on behalf of the Southwest Conference will be presented by Moderator, George Ault, to John on July 19 before his move to UCC headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio.
Grief Support Group
The grief support group is sponsored by the Church of The Red Rocks and Hospice Compassus. The group meets on the first and third Wednesdays at 1:30 pm in Classroom A. The group is a sharing group that deals with traumatic losses that all human beings experience from time to time, such as loss of a loved one, loss of job, loss of good health or divorce. The group meets for an hour and a half. All are welcome.
Christmas in July!
Christmas ALREADY?! Yes, it is Christmas in July celebrated at The Church of the Red Rocks on July 26. The Rev. Jeffrey Dirrim will be our guest preacher and will highlight his street ministry, Rebel and Divine. Rev. Dirrim has been connecting with at-risk youth and young adults in the Phoenix area for the past five years.
Corey DeTar Mini-Recital
Corey DeTar Mini-Recital Sunday, July 19th • 9:45am
Former Choral Music Intern and current Phoenix Chorale tenor, Corey DeTar, will present a mini-recital between the church services on Sunday, July 19th. Selections will include a variety of classical and musical theater selections, including the classic Music of the Night by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
PFLAG- Sedona/Verde Valley is in for an energy-filled evening on Monday, July 13, 2015 when we welcome our speaker, Niki Yamashita. Niki is a favorite at Entire Care Physical Therapy in the Village of Oak Creek. Here is a preview of her story:
"I will extol you, O Holy One, for you have drawn me up, and did not let my foes rejoice over me. O God, my God, I cried to you for help, and you have healed me. O Holy One, you brought up my soul from Sheol, restored me to life from among those gone down to the Pit." - Psalm 30:1-3
Wise teachers who spend deep time with the Psalms say that this collection of writings resonates with almost all of human experience: from heights of joy to depths of anguish.
General Synod 2015
Every two years, General Synod brings together thousands of faithful members of the United Church of Christ for formal church witness, inspirational worship, and fellowship with friends (new and old).
Rev. George Ault Retires
The Rev. Ault retires from the Church of the Red Rocks
June 16th, 2015
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The Rev. George Ault is retiring at the end of the month, 30 years since he began preaching at the Church of the Red Rocks. He plans on touring the region’s churches within his denomination as well as staying active in the community. His wife will continue to work in real estate in the area.
FLIP - (Families with Loved Ones in Prison)
Support group meetings are on the first and third Saturdays of each month at 10:00 a.m., in Classroom B.