ministries
BIBLE STUDIES

Pastor Led Bible Study    Tuesdays at 10 AM (no study in May 2018)
All classes have outline material and ample discussion opportunities. CDs of classes are available. Everyone is welcome! We meet in the Fellowship Hall.

Mens Bible Study   Thursdays at 8 AM
Open to all men, our Bible Study focuses on the scripture lessons for the following weekend worship, and is led by various lay leaders. Please come for a time of spiritual growth and good fellowship! We meet in Room A/B for the winter and in Room C for the summer..

Women of Minsitry Bible Study   First Wednesday of the Month at 9:30, October through April
Bible study is based on the Gather Magazine.

Friday Morning Bible Study on Fridays
Led by Diane Garvey with Beth Moore's "Jesus The One And Only" is an 10 week video series based on the book of Luke.  Last session:  March 16, 2018.  We will start up again in the fall.

NEIGHBORHOOD GROUPS
Neighborhood Groups are a great way to connect with other people at American Lutheran Church of Sun City! We encourage you to take advantage of this vital ministry of ALC, and grow in your faith, meet new people, and deepen your spiritual walk by being in fellowship with other believers! Below is the Master Neighborhood Schedule for all our groups, some meeting year-round, others meet only in the winter season.

NEIGHBORHOOD GROUPS:

Group                                     Day/Time                                               Season

2H – Happy Hour                 1st Sat, 8:30 am @ Royal Café             monthly

2G – Thunderbirds               1st Sat, 9:00 am @ ALC                       Oct-May

2D – Well Diggers                 1st Sat, 9:00 am @ ALC                       Oct-May

3G – Sunflower                     2nd Sat, 8:00 am @ Coco’s                  Dec-Mar

3C – Care, Chatter, Comfort 2nd Sat, time TBD by host @ ALC      Sep-May

3H – Jolly Comrades            2nd Sat, 9:00 am @ Coco’s                 Oct-May

3J/3BSo. – Joy, Joy, Joy       2nd Sat, 9:00 am @ JB’s/SC              Oct-Apr

2C – Early Birds                   3rd Sat, 8:00 am @ Ji Michael’s          Oct-May

5C/5F – Grand West             3rd Sat, 8:00 am @ Memo’s                 monthly

3D/3B No. – Good Eggs        3rd Sat, 8:30 am @ the Links             Oct-May

 4A/4B – the Villagers           3rd Sat, 8:30 am @ the Links              Oct-May

3E - Paradise RV Park         3rd Sat, 9:30 am @ the park                Jan-Mar

3A – The Wanderers            3rd Sat, 9:30 am in homes                   monthly

5E – Sun Village                    3rd Sat, 9:00 am @ the Links             not meeting

5A – Westers                         3rd Sat, 9:00 am @ Birt's Bistro         Nov-Mar 

2A/2E - Birds of Pray           3rd Fri, 12:00 @ Tivoli Gardens          Oct-May

2M – El Dorado                    4th Sat, 9:00 am – El Dorado               monthly

3B –North Friends                3rd Fri @ (see location schedule)       not meeting

2L - Royal Oaks                    1st Thur, 12:00 pm @ Royal Oaks      monthly

1A – Quail Run                     3rd Thurs, 8:30 am @ Mercer's           monthly

2E – Saints & Sinners           (meeting with 2A Birds of Pray)

3F – Funsters                         2nd Sat, 10:30 a.m. homes, time TBA  Dec-Apr

 

 

 

NEIGHBORHOOD LEADERS
Thank you for staying in communication with us concerning your meeting times and locations. We believe in the importance of community here at ALCSC, and these neighborhood groups are a vital part of the ministry here. Please notify us of any updates, changes, etc. by emailing alcreceptionist@alcsuncity.org by the 10th of each month. Again, thank you.

WELLNESS Ministry
wellnessALC Ministry Associate Lori Kellar          alcwellness@alcsuncity.org
 
The Wellness Coordinator is a member of the Care Ministry Team at American Lutheran Church, and is responsible for all ongoing health programs which include Blood Pressure Screenings which occur on the 3rd Sunday of each month. Annual training for CCC/AED.  Wednesday Night Alive (WNA) health topic programs. Information for health and home services are available per request per the wellness coordinator.
Cursillo

Chair Person Gloria Gurwell

Cursillo (pronounced ker-SEE-oh) is a three-day learning, sharing inspirational experience of living in a Christian community. The word is Spanish, and is an abbreviation for “A Short Course in Christian Community Living.” During the three-day weekend retreat, a person hears inspiring talks on what it means to be a Christian, and experiences the joy of building and being part of a Christian community. After a Cursillo weekend, the participant is encouraged through The Cursillo Group Reunion to share their enthusiastic faith in Jesus Christ in the areas of prayer, study and action. They will meet in small groups and/or attend regular meetings as a group. 
Due to construction, a tentative meeting is scheduled sometime in December 2016.

STEPHEN MINISTRY

Staff Liason Pastor Gary Ulrich          g.ulrich@alcsuncity.org

stephen-ministryThe Stephen Ministry of ALCSC is grounded in Jesus’ command to love one another. Through one-on-one caring relationships, those who are hurting receive the love and care they need to support them.

Stephen Ministers are regular members of our congregation who receive special training to provide Christian care to people in our congregation and community.

To learn how to become – or receive care from – a Stephen Minister, visit with one of our pastors or Stephen Leaders. For more information, just email the above link.
Womens Ministry of ALC

(Formerly WELCA )
All women of the congregation are automatically members of ALC Women's Minsitry. The activities are numerous and varied, there is something to satisfy the interests of each woman in our congregation: Bible discussions, circles, sewing and quilting groups, a mission action group, Lutheran Thrift Shop and special seasonal functions. To enjoy an active ministry here you will want to become involved in the diversity of ALC Women's Minsitry. The ALC Women's Minsitry card table and quilt and craft sales offer great bargains on greeting cards, napkins and other gifts. They are set up during Sunday morning coffee hour and at special gatherings. In November a Bake and Craft sale is held to raise funds for others in need.

Intercessory Prayer

Jo Fletcher          d.lewis@alcsuncity.org

American Lutheran Church is blessed with several prayer groups: the Intercessor groups meet weekly during the winter season to pray together and the Prayer Chain members participate by receiving daily email prayer requests. If you have submitted a prayer request, please email Diane Lewis, d.lewis@alcsuncity.org with updates regard-ing the prayer situation so that we know whether to continue praying. We ask that you secure permission before submitting someone’s name and situation for prayer.

GRIEF GROUP
Starting January 9 at 10:00 AM, led by Jo Fletcher - A Grief Group for anyone who has lost a loved one: spouse, child, grandchild, brother, sister, friend, anyone who was dear to you. This is an 8 week session with people who will share some of the grief and difficulties that you have experienced.
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