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MARCH-MAY

ALL CHURCH ACTIVITIES ARE CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS. 
This includes the Tuesday Weekday Bible Study, Tuesday GriefShare, Wednesday Lenten Soup Suppers, Wednesday Lenten Services, Holy Week Services, and Sunday choir practice and Church Services.

Pastor Tom will give Holy Communion at the church on in your home, by appointment.  Please call him at 480-862-5048 to schedule.

Our hope is to be able to reopen on Sunday June 7, 2020.  Please watch this site for more information.


ANNOUNCEMENTS
SHEPHERD SERVICES CANCELLED — All church services and activities are cancelled through June 1, 2020, due to the worldwide health crisis.  The goal is to reopen Sunday, June 7.  Pastor Tom is scheduling communion by appointment.  Give him a call at 480-862-5048a call at 480-862-5048
WE CELEBRATE THEIR APRIL BIRTHDAYS — Wish them a Happy Day!!  4-8 Marge Avram, 4-10 Amanda Frederick Jimenez, 4-11 Patsy Henkes, 4-14 Alberta (Bert) Tunney, 4-20 Robert Blair, 4-21 Judy Kitson and 4-22 William Vail.
PRAISE AND THANKSGIVING FOR — Patricia Gloss Maltby (April 5), Erwin (Jim) Gloss (April 18), Carol Mathiason (April 18) and Patsy Henkes (April 26) whose Holy Baptism promised them the Kingdom of God.
ALTAR GUILD WANTS YOU — If you would be willing to serve on the Altar Guild, please talk to Linda Dixson.  Altar Guild members prepare communion, check the altar candles and refill, if necessary; change the paraments and banners; and ensure there are altar flowers.  Training is available.  If you do not need training, sign up on the Sacristy calendar.
SHEPHERD ON FACEBOOK — Be sure to like and share Shepherd of the Desert’s Facebook page. Search for “Shepherd of the Desert” and become a friend!  For more help, contact Sharon Vail.