Summer Services





Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend

(May 29 through September 4)

8:00 Godly Play Intergenerational Faith Formation led by Pastor Anne+

Godly Play is a contemplative approach to telling the stories of Jesus and the church, using Montessori teaching methods.

We will tell the stories of the church year, the parables, and the story of The Good Shepherd. All ages encouraged. 


9:00 HE Rite II with organ (one service only)


10:00 Coffee hour and “parlor games”

Coffee and some intentional fun thrown into the coffee hour mix.


Third Sundays at the 10:00 coffee hour 


June 29th: Root Beer Floats and Bad Dad Jokes and birthday celebrations

July 17th: Hymn Sing! and birthday celebrations

August 21st: Hymn Sing II! Same Song, Second Verse, a little bit louder a little bit worse! and birthday celebrations


Summer Book Club  


June: Sleeping with Bread: Holding What Gives You Life,”  Denis Linn,

Sheila Fabricant Linn; Matthew Linn

July: “Praying in Color: Drawing a New Path to God,” Sybil MacBeth

August: “Between Heaven and Mirth: Why Joy, Humor, and Laughter Are at the Heart of the Spiritual Life,” James Martin, SJ


Sundaes on Sunday, September 4 (Vestry Led)

Last Sunday of the summer schedule with ice-cream sundaes following the 10:00 a.m. Say goodbye to summer and hello to September and the return of our regular Sunday schedule, beginning September 11. 

Bulletin 2.6.22

Parish Announcements

Your Vestry is very pleased to welcome Andrew (Andy) Chen to The Church of the
Transfiguration as our new Choral Director. Mr. Chen is a pianist and choir director,
new to the area from Upstate New York, currently pursuing his Master's degree in
Collaborative Piano Performance at ASU. An accomplished musician, Andrew has
extensive experience working in choral settings, and is a certified K-12 music teacher
specializing in choral and vocal music education.
Welcome, Andy! We look forward to singing with you!
Lynn Whayne Graff, Senior Warden and The Rev. Anne Ellsworth, Interim Rector

The Lord’s Soup Kitchen has potato/cheese/bacon soup available. Many thanks to all
of you who so faithfully donate your time and talents to make this available.

Suggested donations next week for the Food Bank are canned meat or peanut butter.

If you would like to make your tithing or donation electronically, you can via
ZELLE. Please use the email address:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to find the Church
of the Transfiguration.

Forward Day by Days for February, March & April areavailable in the Narthex.

COVID Transmission rates in Pinal and Maricopa counties are HIGH. We strongly
encourage everyone to follow CDC recommendations and continue wearing a mask
in public indoor settings regardless of vaccination status. This includes wearing a mask
during indoor worship services regardless of vaccination status. Masks are available
at the back of the church.

Compline (M-F ) at 7:00 p.m.) and Morning prayer (Wed. at 9:30 a.m.) will be
offered during the week through ZOOM  Call or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to sign-up. Time: This is a recurring

Aluminum cans and clear plastic bottles for recycling may be brought to the Parish House and left in designated bins in the garage. Plastic bags may be left in the

Paz de Cristo has a shower program for the homeless as well as feeding, clothing and empowerment. Hygiene products are needed for their shower ministry. Suggested
items needed are: Bath soap – Toothpaste – Toothbrushes – Deodorant - Hair brushes – Combs -Mouthwash - Feminine hygiene products - Hand sanitizer – Shampoo –
Conditioners  Donations can be left in the Narthex. Paz de Cristo has a stationary and mobile shower ministry - they team up with hairdressers and barbers to provide hair cuts also.
Contact Catherine Schuyler at 480-984-4709 if questions  Thank you for your generosity.

ECW rummage sale will be Friday March 11th and Saturday, March 12. We are accepting donations.
Please drop off your clearly marked items in the back room of the parish hall.

The Reverend Anne K. Ellsworth, Interim Rector This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mr. Andrew (Andy) Chen, Chorale Director
Ms. Linda Ostmeyer, Office Manager 480-986-1145 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Ms. Lynn Graff, Senior Warden 480-201-2939 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Office Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:00 a.m.-Noon

Vestry Members

Lynn Graff, Senior Warden, Diane Klock, Clerk, Jo Laslo, Catherine Schuyler, Heidi Kinney, Ellen Jackelen, Bill Paleck,
Barbara Press, Peg Wier, Caryll Prokosch

We ask your prayers for those in our Prayer Circle, others whose names we do
not know and for the following who have requested prayers:
Clint Nori Mary Ann Bobbie Carm/Don Connie H
Tim Janell S Janice Frances D’Ann Beth & Alex T.
Mabel Kim Michael Joyce S Mason Koerner Family
Jim Ian Nancy M Lisa Peter Rachel/Ronnie
Doug Patricia Roy Tarod Angela Drew&Margrethe
Cherie George Harry Dan Casie Daniel & Jesse
Jean Clarence Carolyn Danny Gregg Hartford Family
Kristen Norma Shona John Kent Lee T
Liz David Ben Twilla Birthe Chet & Margie
Paul Dawna Helen H. Miriam Arlo Jerry & LeAnn
Mike Gessica Stephanie Ruby Carolyn M Bill S
Jane S Mark C Craig Judy Stephanie Harlene/Steve
Pat L Monica W Scotty R Paul L Christine Jane/Richard
Mary C Rich F Barbara T Ken Janice H Kati
Prayer Circle names will remain on the list for at least a month.
Please call the office at 480-986-1145 or record on the sheet additions or deletions,
noting those who should stay on the list.
Thank you for understanding when names are removed.

Next Week’s Readings – February 13, 2021 – Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany
Jeremiah 17:5-10 - 1 Corinthians 15:12-20

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