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Intro to Deaf Culture Sign Class
Oct
23
6:30 PM18:30

Intro to Deaf Culture Sign Class

Get ready to participate in the Jesus Signs Workshops with classes for the hearing led by Mark Larson and Greg D'Amato (along with other guest presenters).

Classes will be held in the Christian Life Center (Room 23 & Room 25) from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm on Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 6 and Nov. 13.

Questions? Please contact Karla D'Amato at (623) 734-4555 (text or voice) or (480) 347-0762 (VP number).

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Trunk or Treat
Oct
27
5:00 PM17:00

Trunk or Treat

Everyone is invited to enjoy a night of fun at Life in Christ on Sunday, October 27! Join us for food, candy, creative decorations, and more from 5 pm to 7:30 pm.

There will also be games and a bounce house, and members of our Life Team Ministry will be available for free child fingerprinting.

It's sure to be a fun evening without goblins or ghouls — just one awesome spirit!

Want to decorate a trunk with us? RSVP with the church office at (623) 773-1234.

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Intro to Deaf Culture Sign Class
Oct
30
6:30 PM18:30

Intro to Deaf Culture Sign Class

Get ready to participate in the Jesus Signs Workshops with classes for the hearing led by Mark Larson and Greg D'Amato (along with other guest presenters).

Classes will be held in the Christian Life Center (Room 23 & Room 25) from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm on Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 6 and Nov. 13.

Questions? Please contact Karla D'Amato at (623) 734-4555 (text or voice) or (480) 347-0762 (VP number).

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Jesus Signs Workshop
Nov
6
to Nov 10

Jesus Signs Workshop

Everyone with a heart for Deaf ministry is invited and encouraged to attend these events and workshops. No prior knowledge or sign skills are needed in order to participate. You may participate in any or all of the workshop events. We will make all events accessible to hearing and Deaf participants.

Questions? Please contact Karla D'Amato at (623) 734-4555 (text or voice) or (480) 347-0762 (VP number).

Workshop Schedule:

Wednesday, November 6 — Jesus Signs Kick‑Off Event

  • 6 pm to 6:30 pm: Workshop Registration
  • 6:30 pm to 8 pm: Kick-off Meet & Greet with Pastor Reinke & Dcs. Becky Catchpole

Please bring a friend and a snack to share. Drinks will be provided.

Thursday, November 7 — Jesus Signs Workshop

  • 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm: Break-out sessions for Deaf and hearing
  • 6 pm to 7 pm: Sandwich Supper together with Pastor Spicer’s Bible Study Group
  • 7 pm to 8 pm: Bible Study breakout sessions with Pastor Spicer, Pastor Reinke, and Dcs. Becky

Friday, November 8 — Jesus Signs Workshop

  • 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm: Break-out sessions for Deaf and hearing
  • 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm: Dinner
  • 6:30 pm to 8 pm: Family Night — This event is especially designed for families of all ages, and especially for families with children. Does your child have a Deaf or hard‑of‑hearing friend at school? This would be the perfect opportunity to invite that child or family to join our Life in Christ church family!

Saturday, November 9 — Jesus Signs Workshop

  • 8:45 am: Join us along with the LWML group for breakfast
  • There will be workshops with breakout sessions for both hearing and Deaf members throughout the day.
  • 5 pm: We will join with the Saturday night Worship for a Deaf‑led worship service.
  • Dinner following worship in the Fellowship Hall.

Sunday, November 10 — Worship

  • 8 am: Interpreted worship
  • 9:30 am: Deaf Bible Study
  • Deaf group will go out for Brunch (note: a self‑pay event)
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Intro to Deaf Culture Sign Class
Nov
6
6:30 PM18:30

Intro to Deaf Culture Sign Class

Get ready to participate in the Jesus Signs Workshops with classes for the hearing led by Mark Larson and Greg D'Amato (along with other guest presenters).

Classes will be held in the Christian Life Center (Room 23 & Room 25) from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm on Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 6 and Nov. 13.

Questions? Please contact Karla D'Amato at (623) 734-4555 (text or voice) or (480) 347-0762 (VP number).

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Surviving the Holidays Seminar
Nov
13
1:00 PM13:00

Surviving the Holidays Seminar

When you are grieving a loved one’s death, the holiday season can be especially painful. Join us for this encouraging seminar where you'll learn:

  • How to deal with emotions
  • What to do about traditions
  • Helpful tips for surviving social events
  • How to find hope for the future

Please RSVP by calling the church office at (623) 773-1234.

This event is presented by the Parish Health Ministry of Life in Christ in conjunction with GriefShare. Learn more at www.griefshare.org/holidays.

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Intro to Deaf Culture Sign Class
Nov
13
6:30 PM18:30

Intro to Deaf Culture Sign Class

You're invited to attend classes for the hearing led by Mark Larson and Greg D'Amato (along with other guest presenters).

Classes will be held in the Christian Life Center (Room 23 & Room 25) from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm on Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 6 and Nov. 13.

Questions? Please contact Karla D'Amato at (623) 734-4555 (text or voice) or (480) 347-0762 (VP number).

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Memory Café
Nov
19
10:00 AM10:00

Memory Café

If you/your loved one is experiencing the challenges of memory loss join us on the third Tuesday of each month from 10:00 am to 11:30 am in the Christian Life Center — Room 11.

We encourage those with memory loss and their caregivers to attend Memory Café together. We will have fellowship, light refreshments, activities, in a safe, supportive, loving, social environment.

This month’s theme is “Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart.” Join us as we thank God for our many blessings!

For questions or comments regarding Memory Café, please contact the church office at at (623) 773-1234.

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Memory Café
Oct
22
10:00 AM10:00

Memory Café

If you/your loved one is experiencing the challenges of memory loss join us on the third Tuesday of each month from 10:00 am to 11:30 am in the Christian Life Center — Room 11.

We encourage those with memory loss and their caregivers to attend Memory Café together. We will have fellowship, light refreshments, activities, in a safe, supportive, loving, social environment.

This month’s theme is F.A.L.L. = Fun and Loud Laughter. For questions or comments regarding Memory Café, please contact the church office at at (623) 773-1234.

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Blood Drive
Oct
20
8:15 AM08:15

Blood Drive

Our final blood drive for 2019 will be held on Sunday, October 20 from 8:15 am to noon. Please take a moment and sign up on the patio outside the Christian Life Center between Sunday worship services. Sign‑ups will be collected through October 13.

As always, if you have any questions about donating blood, you can talk to Dale A. between services. Remember: The need for blood is a constant, so do something only you can do: donate.

Note: We will be having the drive inside using the music room and surrounding rooms for interviews. Be sure watch for the signs on the day of the event!

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Sleeping Mat Volunteer Event
Oct
19
9:30 AM09:30

Sleeping Mat Volunteer Event

Everyone's invited to lend a helping hand at the next LWML workday event to support the homeless community of Phoenix! Join them on Saturday, September 28 in the Fellowship Hall from 9:30 am to 11:30 am to make sleeping mats.

Watch this video on YouTube for instructions on how to make a plastic mat by recycling lightly used plastic grocery bags. No experience is necessary — just bring your scissors!

A light lunch will also be served at 11:30 am. Please RSVP on the sign‑up sheet in the church narthex or by calling the office at (623) 773-1234.

We hope to see you there!

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LWML Meeting
Oct
12
9:00 AM09:00

LWML Meeting

Ladies of all ages are invited to help pack and distribute lunches for the homeless. Join them on Saturday, October 12 in the Fellowship Hall from 9:00 am to 11:00 am (approximately) to help.

Once the meals are packed, the group will visit with homeless community members in the greater Phoenix area to distribute the lunches.

A light breakfast will also be served at 9:00 am. We hope you can join us!

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Flu Vaccine Clinic
Oct
6
9:00 AM09:00

Flu Vaccine Clinic

If you haven't had this year's immunization, now is the time. The Parish Health Ministry has invited Walgreen's to hold a Flu Vaccination Clinic at LICL on Sunday, October 6 from 9 am to 12:30 pm in the Music Room.

An RSVP is recommended to ensure enough vaccines are made available.

Please sign up on the sheet below the Parish Health Ministry bulletin board in the church narthex (and indicate the time window you would prefer on the age appropriate form). If you're unable to sign‑up in the narthex, please RSVP with the church office at (623) 773-1234.

Additional Event Notes:

  • Please bring your insurance card - Walgreen's accepts most plans.
  • The cost without insurance is $40.99 for those under 65 years old, and $69.99 for those over 65 years old.
  • Individuals who are 65 years or older will receive a high dose vaccine. Children under 7 years old must be vaccinated in a doctor's office.
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CPR Class
Sep
30
7:00 PM19:00

CPR Class

Peoria Fire‑Medical is offering a free non‑certification continuous chest compression CPR class on Monday, September 30 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm in Room 23 of the Christian Life Center. All are welcome (and those serving on usher teams are encouraged to attend). They will also demonstrate use of AED.

Please sign up on the sheet below the Parish Health Ministry bulletin board in the church narthex, or call the church office at (623) 773-1234.

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Sleeping Mat Volunteer Event
Sep
28
9:30 AM09:30

Sleeping Mat Volunteer Event

Everyone's invited to lend a helping hand at the next LWML work day event to support the homeless community of Phoenix! Join them on Saturday, September 28 in the Fellowship Hall from 9:30 am to 11:30 am to make sleeping mats.

Watch this video on YouTube for instructions on how to make a plastic mat by recycling lightly used plastic grocery bags. No experience is necessary — just bring your scissors!

A light lunch will also be served at 11:30 am. Please RSVP on the sign‑up sheet in the church narthex or by calling the office at (623) 773-1234.

We hope to see you there!

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Youth Meeting
Sep
22
12:00 PM12:00

Youth Meeting

Parents and youth from 7th grade through high school are invited to the first fall youth meeting. Help provide your input for future fellowship events and servant opportunities later this year. Lunch will be provided. We hope to see you there!

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Memory Cafe
Sep
17
10:00 AM10:00

Memory Cafe

If you/your loved one is experiencing the challenges of memory loss join us on the third Tuesday of each month from 10:00-11:30am in the Christian Life Center - Room 11.

We encourage those with memory loss and their caregivers to attend Memory Café together. We will have fellowship, light refreshments, activities, in a safe, supportive, loving, social environment.

The September theme will be "Good Old Golden School Days.” Memory Cafe participants will recall days of one room school houses and playground games like marbles, jump rope and Ring a Round the Rosy.

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LWML Meeting
Sep
14
9:00 AM09:00

LWML Meeting

Ladies of all ages are invited to attend the first LWML meeting of the year on Saturday, September 14 from 9 am to 11 am in the Fellowship Hall. Join us as we discuss our mission, ministry at Life in Christ, and more. We hope to see you there!

Also be sure to look in the September newsletter and weekly church announcements for more details closer to the meeting.

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Memory Cafe
Aug
20
10:00 AM10:00

Memory Cafe

If you/your loved one is experiencing the challenges of memory loss join us on the third Tuesday of each month from 10:00-11:30am in the Christian Life Center - Room 11.

We encourage those with memory loss and their caregivers to attend Memory Café together. We will have fellowship, light refreshments, activities, in a safe, supportive, loving, social environment.

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Sunday School Rally Day
Aug
11
9:30 AM09:30

Sunday School Rally Day

Families with children ages 3 through 6th grade are invited to join us for our Sunday School Rally Day on Sunday, August 11 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am.

During Rally Day, celebrate the start of our Sunday School classes at Life in Christ! Our activities begin at our 9:30 am service with the installation of teachers (and a blessing of our students). There will be a chance to see our classrooms and meet the Sunday School teachers, too.

If you have any questions, please contact the church office at (623) 773-1234.

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LWML Workday Event
Aug
3
9:30 AM09:30

LWML Workday Event

Everyone's invited to lend a helping hand at the next LWML workday event to support the homeless community of Phoenix! Join them on Saturday, August 3 in the Fellowship Hall from 9:30 am to 11:30 am for your choice of two activities:

  • Making Sleeping Mats: Watch this video on YouTube for instructions on how to make a plastic mat by recycling lightly used plastic grocery bags. No experience is necessary — just bring your scissors!
  • Assembling Blessing Bags: Help put together "Blessing Bags" (a collection of travel‑size toiletries and refreshments) to easily share with those in need.

A light lunch will also be served at 11:30 am. Please RSVP on the sign‑up sheet in the church narthex or by calling the office at (623) 773-1234. We hope to see you there!

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Memory Cafe
Jul
16
10:00 AM10:00

Memory Cafe

If you/your loved one is experiencing the challenges of memory loss join us on the third Tuesday of each month from 10:00-11:30am in the Christian Life Center - Room 11.

We encourage those with memory loss and their caregivers to attend Memory Café together. We will have fellowship, light refreshments, activities, in a safe, supportive, loving, social environment.

This month’s theme is Game Show Gala! Participates will play classic game shows such as... "I've Got a Secret" and "What's My Line"?

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Sleeping Mat Volunteer Event
Jul
13
9:30 AM09:30

Sleeping Mat Volunteer Event

LWML invites the entire LICL Congregation to join us this summer to make sleeping mats for the homeless. Watch this video on YouTube for instructions on how you can to make a plastic mat by recycling lightly used plastic grocery bags.

Our first work day is on Saturday, July 13 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am in the Fellowship Hall. No experience is necessary - just bring your scissors!

A light lunch will also be served at 11:30 am. Please RSVP on the sign-up sheet in the church narthex.

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for our next work day on August 3 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am!

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Volunteer Event at "Grace in the City"
Jul
12
9:45 AM09:45

Volunteer Event at "Grace in the City"

Lend a helping hand this summer, and serve the homeless of community of Phoenix. On Friday, July 12, Life in Christ's LWML (with help from the congregation) will provide and serve a meal to approximately 150-200 homeless people who visit Grace Lutheran Church, “Grace in the City”, an “official” summer heat respite in Downtown Phoenix.

Meet in the Life in Christ parking lot at 9:45 am, then join us to carpool to Grace Lutheran Church for their "Grace in the City" event in Downtown Phoenix. Lunch will begin at noon and last until everyone has been served a meal.

For details, please visit the LWML sign-up table located on the patio before the Saturday services and between the Sunday services through Sunday, July 7. 

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Lunch and Learn
Jun
19
12:00 PM12:00

Lunch and Learn

If you knew changing your diet today could make your brain healthier, would you?

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s disease is the fifth‑leading cause of death among those aged 65 and older and a leading cause of disability and poor health.

You are invited to a Lunch and Learn hosted by our Parish Health ministry on Wednesday, June 19 at 12 PM in the Fellowship Hall. Join us to learn about the MIND diet (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurogenerative Delay) and to understand the impact of food specifically on brain health.

Bring along one of the 10 recommended foods to share, including: green leafy vegetables (like kale, spinach, or cooked greens), other vegetables, berries, nuts, whole grains, fish, beans, or poultry. (See more information in the June newsletter.)

Please RSVP by calling the church office at (623) 773-1234.

Learn more about the Parish Health Ministry >

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Memory Cafe
Jun
18
10:00 AM10:00

Memory Cafe

If you/your loved one is experiencing the challenges of memory loss join us on the third Tuesday of each month from 10:00-11:30am in the Christian Life Center - Room 11.

We encourage those with memory loss and their caregivers to attend Memory Café together. We will have fellowship, light refreshments, activities, in a safe, supportive, loving, social environment.

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Blood Drive
Jun
16
8:15 AM08:15

Blood Drive

Sign ups will on the church patio outside the Christian Life Center between worship services starting on Sunday, May 26.

Remember, although an estimated 38% of the U.S. population is eligible to donate, less than 10% actually do each year. Blood also cannot be manufactured – it can only come from generous donors. So do something only you can do, donate your blood. 

Thanks for your support!

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Memory Cafe
May
21
10:00 AM10:00

Memory Cafe

If you/your loved one is experiencing the challenges of memory loss join us on the third Tuesday of each month from 10:00-11:30am. This month’s meeting is in the Christian Life Center - Room 11.

We encourage those with memory loss and their caregivers to attend Memory Café together. We will have fellowship, light refreshments, activities, in a safe, supportive, loving, social environment.

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LWML Luncheon
May
4
12:00 PM12:00

LWML Luncheon

Ladies of all ages are invited to attend the LWML Mother/Daughter Luncheon on Sat. May 4th, at noon, in the Fellowship Hall. We encourage you to invite your granddaughters, nieces, sisters and all the special ladies in your life.

Tickets are $5.00/person. You may purchase tickets before April 28 on the patio between Sunday services. All ticket sales benefit LWML Mission Projects.

Questions? Please contact the church office at (623) 773-1234.

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Trivia Night
May
3
6:30 PM18:30

Trivia Night

Support a good cause and enjoy a night of friendly competition! Teams of six will test their knowledge in a variety of subjects to see who wins bragging rights (and more!). Sign up between Sunday services (or contact Pastor Marcus) by May 1. Cost is $15/person, and all proceeds benefit our National Youth Gathering group. Thanks for your support!

Free childcare will be provided upon request. Please notify Pastor Marcus by May 1 of any childcare needs.

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Memory Cafe
Apr
16
10:00 AM10:00

Memory Cafe

If you/your loved one is experiencing the challenges of memory loss join us on the third Tuesday of each month from 10:00-11:30am. This month’s meeting is in the Christian Life Center - Room 11.

We encourage those with memory loss and their caregivers to attend Memory Café together. We will have fellowship, light refreshments, activities, in a safe, supportive, loving, social environment.

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Sunday School Event
Apr
13
2:00 PM14:00

Sunday School Event

Our Sunday School is hosting a special Easter event for children (Pre-K through 6th grade) on Saturday, April 13th from 2 to 4 PM. The “Rise Up With Jesus” event will feature six fun and exciting stations for kids. Hope you can join us!

  • Dark to Light - Perform a chromatography science experiment that reveals the rainbow of colors hidden in darkness.

  • A Dazzling Discovery - Decorate and then try on Super Specs that’ll reveal a dazzling new look at the world!

  • Enter the Tomb - Travel through Jesus’ tomb, learning about the sacrifice he made and searching for his body—only to find that it’s not there!

  • Move the Stone - Work together to complete a challenging obstacle course while moving a giant “stone” like the one in front of Jesus’ tomb.

  • Rise Up - Launch High Flyers at targets and discuss the truth that Jesus is alive.

  • The Amazing Truth - Discover how Jesus changes each of us, apply a Skin Decal, and check out the Incredible Changing Wristband.

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Mats for the Homeless
Apr
13
9:00 AM09:00

Mats for the Homeless

The Life in Christ congregation, as well as their families and friends, are invited to join LWML to make sleeping mats for the homeless using plastic bags. No experience necessary! Please bring your scissors and join us! There will be a light breakfast at 9 am, followed by mat making time. 

If you would like to donate bags before the event, a donation box is available in the Fellowship Hall.

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Big Band Concert
Apr
1
3:00 PM15:00

Big Band Concert

Come, bring a friend and enjoy an afternoon of energetic and entertaining music, including your favorite jazz, pop and rock tunes and much more! Our very own “Many Sounds of Nine Southwest” jazz band rehearses weekly on the LICL campus, and is presenting a free concert as a THANK YOU!

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Memory Cafe
Mar
19
10:00 AM10:00

Memory Cafe

If you/your loved one is experiencing the challenges of memory loss join us on the third Tuesday of each month from 10:00-11:30am. This month’s meeting is in the Christian Life Center - Room 11.

We encourage those with memory loss and their caregivers to attend Memory Café together. We will have fellowship, light refreshments, activities, in a safe, supportive, loving, social environment.

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