Estrella Mountain Church
A joyful heart is good medicine,
but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
- November 18th - Prayer Gathering 6:30 AM
- November 19th - Blood Drive 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
- November 20th - Christmas Baazar and Craft Fair, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
- November 20th - BBQ Mission Fundraiser at the Craft Fair
- November 21st - Mortgage Offering
- November 21st - Mortgage Offering Celebration 4:00 PM
- November 21st - Youth Thanksgiving Meal 6:00 - 7:30 PM
- November 24th - 26th - Office Closed for Thanksgiving
- November 28th - No Youth Group
- December 5th - 8th Annual Women's Christmas Tea 2:00 - 4:00 PM
- December 6th - Prayer Gathering 6:30 PM
- December 8th - Women's Getting Healthy 6:30 PM
- December 16th - Prayer Gathering 6:30 AM
- December 24th - Christmas Eve Service 7:00 PM
- December 26th - No Youth Group
- Sunday Evenings - Youth Group Jr. High at 4:30 PM and Sr. High at 6:00 PM.
- Wednesday Evenings - Youth Group volleyball and games 6:00 PM
For more specific event information & how to register for different events see below.
Thank you for your faithfulness and generosity! There are several ways you can give: we have a drop box by the office door, mail your check, use your bank's Bill Pay option and have them send your check, give as you exit the Sunday service, or give online here: https://emcaz.org/give. You can also Text to Give (T2G)! Enter our T2G number 928-589-1588, type the word Give and the amount you wish to give. For example, Give 100 to give $100. Another convenient way to give. Again, thank you!
If you know of anyone who needs help, or need to contact the office, please call (623.386.0300) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and I'll respond as soon as possible.
Living every day in HOPE!
Livestream - EMC Sunday Services
We are streaming on Sunday, 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM.
Here's the link: https://faithlife.com/emcaz/livestream
YTD Budget Needs $ 414,000
YTD Actual Giving $ 451,829 109%
Thank you for your faithfulness!
Mortgage Offering 11/21
We've been blessed to have an end date in sight for our mortgage. Sunday November 21st we will have a special offering to go directly towards the principal.
That evening at 4:00 PM we invite all to join us to celebrate what God did with the offering. You're welcome to bring a dessert to share.
Blood Drive 11/19
Friday, November 19th 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
To schedule your appointment or for more information, please call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code: ESTRELLA
Women's Ministry @ EMC
November Christmas Bazaar & Craft Fair
EMC Women's Ministry is hosting a Christmas Bazaar & Craft Fair on Saturday, November 20th 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM!
Come shop hand-crafted items at the first annual EMC Christmas Bazaar! We have over 20 vendors with various items from, quilts, purses, cake pops, handmade cards, fused glass, tumblers, and so much more.
You can also grab lunch while you shop!
BBQ Mission will have food available for purchase during the Christmas Bazaar & Craft Fair on Saturday, November 20th. For $6 you can purchase a box lunch with chips, drink and either a pulled pork sandwich or all-beef hotdog/chili cheese dog. Topping options will include homemade chili sauce, cheese, onions, relish, ketchup & mustard.
Questions contact Janet Erb, email@example.com
Getting Healthy in 2021
Meeting the second and fourth Wednesday at 6:00 PM in the church office conference room.
- No meeting on Wednesday, November 24th
- Next Meeting - Wednesday, December 8th at 6:00 PM
A group of women meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month to discuss health and nutrition. Melissa DiLuzio is a certified holistic health coach and is teaching the group about nutrition! Prayer, encouragement, and accountability are also important parts of the group.
Join us Mondays at 6:30 PM or Fridays at 9:30 AM.
The Monday evening group will be starting O Come, O Come, Emmanuel on Monday, November 15th. They look forward to seeing you when they start up again. Contact Sabrina Cohen (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions.
The Friday morning group is studying The Power of God's Names by Tony Evans. It's not too late to join, all are welcome.
8th Annual Women's Christmas Tea
Save the date! Join us for a Country Christmas Tea on Sunday, December 5th 2:00 - 4:00 PM. The Annual Women's Christmas Tea is back and we are so excited to spend time with you.
Christmas Ever Service
Christmas Eve Service
December 24th, at 7:00 PM
Join us for candlelight Christmas Eve service at EMC. This year we'll have one service on Friday, December 24th at 7:00 PM on the fields. Bring a chair and/or blanket.
Before the service you can stop by the courtyard and grab a warm cup of cocoa or coffee from our youth.
Ignite Student Ministries
Over the holidays the youth will not be meeting the following Sundays, November 28th, December 26th, and January 2nd.
Youth Friendsgiving Dinner
Sunday, November 21st 6:00 - 7:30 PM the youth and leaders will gather together to share a Thanksgiving meal.
Weekly Youth Events
- Youth Group: Sunday Nights 4:30 - 6:00 PM
- Volleyball & Games: Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:30 PM
- Youth Group: Sundays 6:00 - 7:30 PM
- Volleyball & Games: Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:30 PM
- Bible Study: Thursdays at 5:00 PM
Follow us on Instagram @emcstudents for what's happening this week. Questions? Contact David Sims at email@example.com or Cameron Isaacs at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Kids Church is offered during the 9:00 AM Service
All our kids, from the toddlers up through 5th grade will meet in the courtyard for check-in and then head to their classrooms from there.
Toddlers and Preschool will meet in room 214 and Kindergarten through 5th grade will meet in the Student Center. Each group will have a blast as they dive into scripture, sing worship songs and hear Bible stories about Gideon, Samson and Elijah, just to name a few! Every month the kids church works on a memory verse with the kids.
Children are always welcome to join their parents in the worship service.
Have questions? Contact Jessica Sims at email@example.com
NOVEMBER MEMORY VERSE
Luke 12:15 "And he said to them, “Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.”"
Men's Bible Study
All men are invited to join us Wednesdays at 7:30 PM or Fridays at 8:30 AM.
The Wednesday evening group is studying Acts and meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 7:30 PM. Contact Pastor Denny for more information firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Friday morning Al Thomason Men's Bible Study meets weekly at Starpointe Resident's Club at 8:30 AM.
BBQ Mission Fundraiser
Saturday, November 20th, during the Christmas Bazaar & Craft Fair
Grab lunch while you shop! BBQ Mission will have food available for purchase during the Christmas Bazaar & Craft Fair on Saturday, November 20th. For $6 you can purchase a box lunch with chips, drink and either a pulled pork sandwich or all-beef hotdog/chili cheese dog. Topping options will include homemade chili sauce, cheese, onions, relish, ketchup & mustard.
Donations & Volunteering can be done through BBQMission.org
Did you know??
We provide water, peanut butter and jelly for You Matter Ministries. Our donations cover what 16 churches gave in the past. With all the challenges of the past year, your generous heart shines through! Thank you!
Meeting the first Monday @ 6:30 PM and the third Thursday @ 6:30 AM, office conference room.
Coming Up - Thursday, November 18th 6:30 AM
Estrella Mountain Preschool
Enrollment for the 2021-22 school year is currently full. If you're interested in being added to the waitlist of have questions about the preschool go to https://empreschool.com to learn more or contact Lisa Tucker, email@example.com or 623.476.5578.
Communication Card & Prayer Requests
Communication cards are on the back table in the sanctuary if you are attending Sunday service. You can update your contact information, etc. AND you can submit prayer requests and praise reports.
If you aren't attending services, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any updates, prayers and praises. Thanks!
Call, email or use social media to stay in touch. Of all people, we will be known by our love for others. Hugs and prayers and blessings. We love you!