Tag: Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church

Celebration Dinner

Nan Nasser On Sunday, March 1, friends and members of Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church (MSPC) enjoyed an afternoon at SaddleBrooke Ranch, celebrating the 20th Ordination Anniversary of Pastor Rachel Srubas, and 20 years of MSPC being centered in Christ, caring for community. The event began with a social period at the Sol Ballroom, followed by…

Easter Services at Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church

Nan Nasser Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church will celebrate Easter Sunday, April 12, with two services; one at 8 a.m. on the ramada and a second, identical service, at 10 a.m. in the sanctuary. There will be choral and instrumental music supporting the service. Easter lilies will decorate both the memorial garden and the sanctuary, and…

The Young Adult Volunteers have Arrived!

Emma, Haley, Katie, and Laura at MSPC share their experiences with congregants.

Nan Nasser Six young women arrived in Tucson to begin a year as a young adult volunteer in an ecumenical, faith-based period of service provided by Presbyterian Church. Under the auspices of Presbytery de Cristo, the women will work with six different area agencies, addressing the root causes of poverty. These volunteers are between the…

Helping to fight hunger

Nan Nasser Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church (MSPC) will participate in a program designed to raise awareness of hunger in our area and ways to help alleviate it in our geographic area. Since many of the congregants live in Pinal County, it became obvious that there is a serious problem with hunger in that area. In…

Lent and Easter at MSPC

Pastor Rachel Srubas (right) and Ken McAllister

Nan Nasser Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church (MSPC) began the season of Lent on Ash Wednesday, March 6, and it lasts for 40 days, not including Sundays. This marks the 40 days that Jesus spent in the desert, fasting and resisting temptations. It is a solemn observance and preparation for the death of Jesus and His…

Parish Associate welcomed at Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church

Reverend Denise Edwards has been introduced to the congregation of MSPC as a Parish Associate and has been named a temporary Presbyterian member by the Committee on Ministry of Presbytery de Cristo. She was ordained by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and pastored congregations in Ohio before coming to Arizona with her husband Ruling…

The Mafioso Murders supports a church

Nan Nasser and Shawne Cryderman It is not often that a church can admit it has been assisted by a series of criminal actions, but Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church in Catalina has been such a recipient. Community Circle Players, founded in 2016 by Susan Sterling and Shawne Cryderman, has produced two dinner theatre murder mysteries,…

“Faith in Action” program

  Nan Nasser For several years Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church has hosted a special Sunday program called “Faith in Action” where congregants and guests get involved in activities that benefit others in our neighboring communities. There are a variety of activities that involve people in projects designed to show our love for our neighbors. Having…

Mountain Shadow Presbyterian Church activities

Nan Nasser Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church is welcoming back many snowbirds, launching faith enhancing programs and will celebrate its 20th birthday in October. In November we will begin our collection of nonperishable food items suited to Thanksgiving baskets that will be distributed by IMPACT of So. Arizona. December will be our annual time to work…

Local craft fair

Nan Nasser Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church will host the “MSPC Arts Fair Under the Ramada” on Sunday, November 13, immediately following the 10:00 a.m. church worship service. Crafters and bakers are busy knitting, sewing, beading, painting, cooking and generating many other items. Proceeds from this event will benefit local charities that provide services to the…