Women’s Ministry Evening Circle

Monday, January 20th | 7 p.m.

Home of Maria Berry | 14923 E. Summit Dr.

Our evening circle will be meeting Monday, January 20th at 7:00 p.m. at the home of Maria Berry, 14923 E. Summit Dr.  Maria will be leading the fifth study of the Ten Commandments entitled Words of Love: Don’t Kill Each Other.  This month’s discussion will be centered around understanding the many faces of murder and how as a community of believers we need to honor life.  Barbara Oakeson will be our hostess.


Last month Linda Capron and I delivered the items that the evening circle had collected to Streetlight.  Thank you to everyone who participated in this Christmas project.

Donna Yordy


Women’s Ministry Afternoon Circle

January 7th| 1:30 p.m.

Fountain View Village’s Assisted Living Activity Room


Welcome to New Year 2020! Our new study is THE LAST ARROW – Save Nothing for the Next Life by Erwin Raphael McManus, a pastor known for his integration of creativity and spirituality. I provide the books. Read pages vii-ix, 1-16, 203, 211: Preface -The Last Battle and Chapter 1 -The Point of No Return. McManus dares us to find our road map in life, one that defies odds and alters destinies.

“Begin this life with only a quiver of arrows.

May you die with your quiver empty.

May you die with your heart full.”


Jane Allen, Leader 907-538-3223

2019 Messiah

The Celebration Singers, under the direction of Debbie Fisher, presented “Handel’s Christmas Messiah” on  December 15, 2019 at the 9:00 a.m. worship service.  The choir was accompanied by Dorothy Parris on the piano and Mike Pizzuto on the organ.  The Soloists included George Holtan- Tenor, John Skaggs-Bass, Beverly Mills-Soprano, and Mary Alice Bivens- Soprano.

2019 Advent – 3rd Sunday

Todd and Vicky Corsello lit the 3rd candle of Advent.  If you missed Sunday Worship, you can watch it now by clicking here.

2019 Advent – 2nd Sunday

Pastor Bill Good along with his wife Carolyn and daughter Anabelle, lit the 2nd candle of Advent.  If you missed Sunday Worship, you can watch it now by clicking here.

2019 Live Nativity

Fountain Hills Presbyterian Church sponsored a Live Nativity during the Stroll in the Glow on the Avenue of the Fountains on Saturday, December 7th.  Many enjoyed the blessed setting, along with carols and live animals.
The Live Nativity and Petting Stable return on December 24th at 4:00 p.m, for the Children’s Service.

Holiday Turkeys for Extended Hands Food Bank

The holidays are upon us and many of our neighbors in Fountain Hills cannot provide a proper meal. We are collecting frozen turkeys and non-perishable food items to meet this need from now until December 23rd.  You can bring them to either to the Narthex on Sundays or the office during the week. Your prayerful consideration to help those who can’t help themselves is greatly appreciated.  Also, click here to see our Reverse Advent Calendar.

Out ‘n About – Out to Lunch

Wednesday, December 18 | Noon | We-Ko-Pa Grille
Our Out n’ About next luncheon date is Wednesday, December 18th at We-Ko-Pa Grille at the We-Ko-Pa Golf Club, Fort McDowell. Mark the date for our Christmas luncheon.  Call Nancy Wulfmeier for questions and reservations.  480-837-3021

Reverse Advent Calendar for EHFB

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The Mission Committee is promoting a Reverse Advent Calendar for the benefit of the Extended Hand Food Bank. You don’t actually have to bring in the item on the suggested day. On Sundays, three shopping carts will be placed outside the church entrance to receive your items for the week. Or drop your items at the church office during the week.

Jack Reynolds

2019 Advent – 1st Sunday

Members of the Youth Group, along Tim and Christina Schlum, lit the first candle of Advent.  If you missed Sunday Worship, you can watch it now by clicking here.

2019 Church Decorating

Several folks pitched in to decorate the church for Christmas!

Family Feast of Thanks

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Passion Art Project Pictures

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FVV Shoebox Elves

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On November 5th, Afternoon Circle had a blast at Fountain View Village filling five Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes with goodies & fun stuff. The giggling was priceless; the stories from the past made smiles. We were kids at heart. God bless us, every one! -Tiny Tim, A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Passion Takes Flight

There is still time to make your pledge for 2020!  To learn more about Passion Takes Flight Stewardship Campaign, please click here.
Pledge On-Line  If you haven’t yet done so, you may make your pledge online, drop it by the Church Office or mail it to FHPC at 13001 N. Fountain Hills Blvd, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268.  
Your do not need to be a member to Pledge  All are encouraged to contribute by serving and giving, and we are grateful for your gifts. 
Please make your commitment prayerfully and generously as an act of worship and discipleship.

Consecration Sunday

During worship services on Consecration Sunday, November 17th, we unveiled the Passion Art Project and consecrated all of the financial commitments received to date for the upcoming church year.
Thank you to those of you who have already submitted your pledges!
Click HERE to view addditional photos.

Christmas Cookies for Fellowship

It’s the most wonderful time of the year to share your special Christmas cookies with the Congregation! Hilltop Hospitality is inviting all bakers to donate a dozen or so cookies to be served during Sunday Fellowship beginning Sunday, December 8th. Please leave them in airtight containers in the Church Office during the week or bring them to the Fellowship Hall on Sunday mornings. Include copies of your recipe, too!

The Way on Wednesdays

Wednesdays through November 20 | 6 pm Fellowship Center
Led by Pastors Bill Good & Bob Simmons
The Bible speaks of “Gifts of the Spirit.” Have you ever wondered if you have them? What are they, and what is their purpose? Using the workbook, God. Gifts. You. by Shirley Giles Davis as a resource, you’ll take the journey to discover your own unique calling and design. You’ll look at examples of call in Scripture, explore your motivations passions and interests, and review your gifts, giving new life to your commitments in the workplace, the community, the church, your family, and the world. Workbooks will be available for purchase at the study.
If you need a ride to The Way at 5:45 pm, please call the church office at 480-837-1763 no later than the day before and she will assist you. There are many of your friends attending that would love to have your company!

Christmas Decorating & Chili Dump

November 30, 2019 | 9 a.m.
Join us to decorate the Church, inside and out, for Christmas and after enjoy the Chili Dump for lunch! 
Bring a pot of your favorite chili to add to the pot.
Hilltop Hospitality provides the rest!

Christmas Shoeboxes

Wednesday, November 20 is the deadline for accepting the Operation Christmas Shoe boxes.
Please bring your boxes to the office or place in the narthex on Sunday. We are also collecting checks for $34 made out to FHPC with “shoeboxes” in the memo in lieu of packing a box.

FHPC Hosts the Phoenix Boys’ Choir Holiday Concert

Carols with a Twist
Sunday, Dec. 8 | 2:00 p.m. | FHPC Sanctuary
Bring in the holiday season with a spectacular musical celebration of many of our favorite well known carols featuring new invigorating choral arrangements and incredible instrumental forces.
Our audiences will have several unique experiences joining us on familiar carols with a full orchestra. This will be an unforgettable evening for the whole family and one you will not want to miss!

General Admission is $20; Senior Admission is $15. Click here to read more and to purchase tickets.

Fountain HIlls Community Thanksgiving Service

Tuesday, November 21, 2019 | 7 p.m.
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
16150 E. El Lago Blvd.
The Annual Thanksgiving Service, sponsored by the Fountain Hills Christian Ministerial Association, will start at 7 p.m. The featured speaker for the service this year will be Deacon Dick Smith of Church of the Ascension.
Others participating in the service include Rev. Bill Good of the Fountain Hills Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Dr. Steve Bergeson of the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Pastor Todd Forrest of the Fountain Hills Christian Center, Rod Warembourg of Desert Creek Fellowship, Pastor Rick Ponzo of Calvary Chapel, the Rev. Dr. Bobby Brewer of North Chapel, Pastor Trent Renner of Christ’s Church of Fountain Hills, the Rev. Dr. Cathy Northrup of Community Church of the Verdes, and David Iverson from the Extended Hands Food Bank.
Special music will be provided by and Fountain Hills Presbyterian Church, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church choir and bell choir and The Praise Band of Desert Creek Fellowship.
Those who attend the service are encouraged to bring a nonperishable food item for donation to the Extended Hands Food Bank. A special offering will also be taken for EHFB.

The Parable of Jesus – Available in the Library

A recent book acquired on this topic by Arland Hultgren is one of the best resources available, providing much insight to help us understand what Jesus was teaching.
~Barbara Oakeson, Church Librarian

Men’s Bible Study

Every Thursday Morning| 7:00 am | Adult Center

Men’s Bible Study continues its study of The Parables. All the men in our church are invited to join us for coffee, doughnuts, study, fun and fellowship.

Like Us on Facebook!

Visit the FHPC Facebook page by clicking here. Even if you’re not on Facebook, you can view it and read our posts, events and view Worship Services. If you are a Facebook member, LIKE our page and LIKE our posts. Then they will appear in your Newsfeed.

Suggestion Box

Have a suggestion, question or just want to give a shout out to something great at FHPC? We have a box for that! A suggestion box is located in the narthex near the water cooler. Or, click here now to submit your suggestion online. Each comment will be read by seated Elders and addressed either personally or, if you wish, at the Family Meeting with the Elders. The next meeting will be held Sunday, October 27, at 2 pm in the Fellowship Center.

In Touch Monthly Newsletter

November’s In Touch is now available to read online!  You can “flip” through the pages of In Touch on your computer or tablet just like reading a magazine. For the best on-screen experience, click the “Full Screen” icon at the bottom; then click the ESC key when you are done reading. Save trees and the expense of printing by viewing it at your leisure on-line.

All Ministry Kick-Off Sunday

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Youth Ministries – Grades 7-12

Hang out with students every Tuesday night! Play games, make friends, and learn about God in a fun environment.  Read more about our Youth Ministry by clicking here.
Cross-Walk | Tuesdays 5:30 – 7 p.m.
Students in 6th through 8th grade
Ground Zero | Tuesdays 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. Students in 9th through 12th grade.

Sabbath Bible Study

Sundays | Between Services
Fireside Room
Beginning Sunday, September 29th between services, we will resume Sabbath Bible Study. John Bivens will lead. More to come!

Elementary Ministries – Jesus And Me

Wednesdays | 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Children Pre-K to Grade 5 are invited to J.A.M. each Wednesday. 
  • Music & Movement 4:00 – 4:45 p.m.
  • Believe – The Story 4:45 – 5:30 p.m.
Read more by clicking here.

Hooked on Books – New Season

Wednesday, September 18 | 10 a.m.
Home of Elsie Hoffarber
Welcome back to our new season which begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, September 18th. We will be meeting at the home of Elsie Hoffarber discussing any and all books which we have read during the summer.
Hooked on Books meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m.
If you have any questions, please call either Elsie Hoffarber at 480-837-4518, or Carol Fuls at 480-836-2346.

T-Shirts & Water for Mana House

There is a great need for t-shirts for the vets at MANA House – MANA (Marine, Army, Navy, Air Force) which is a shelter in Phoenix for homeless veterans.
Please drop the shirts off in the Narthex collection box or take them into the church office. Donna Sims will collect them weekly and have them delivered to the vets.
Also, we still need cases of water for MANA House. Cases may be dropped off in the church office.

Flowers for the Sanctuary

Order flowers in honor or memory of a loved one, or in celebration of a special day or event.
A flower chart is located in the Narthex, or contact the Office at by phone at 480-837-1763 or click here now to email.

View Our Worship Services

Are you away from Fountain Hills or homebound and unable to attend worship at FHPC? Would you like a friend or family member to be able to hear the message from one of our services? Thanks to Ron Waldo, our Elder who oversees technology for FHPC, our 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. worship services are now being video recorded using Facebook Live. This puts the service on the FHPC Facebook page and anyone to “stream” or view the service on their computer or phone, as it is happening — or later on, at your own convenience.
You can connect to FHPC’s Facebook page directly by clicking here.  Facebook members can login and “like” the broadcast, BUT — you do not need to have an account on Facebook to watch.
As an alternative to going to Facebook, you can click “Worship” on this website menu, or go the webpage www.fhpresbyterian.info/worship.  Here you’ll have the option to connect to the FHPC Facebook page, watch videos of previous services, or listen to previous sermons.

Water for Vets

The hot weather is here.  Please remember to donate cases of water for MANA House –  MANA (Marine, Army, Navy, Air Force) which is a shelter in Phoenix for homeless veterans. Please drop off the cases at the church office. You can also donate money and the Committee will purchase the cases of water. Please write “water” on the memo line of your check and either place in the collection tray or give to Marta in the office.  

Church Office Hours

The Church office will be open Monday thru Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Closed on Fridays.  To contact the office, click HERE.

Hooked On Books

Wednesday, April 17 | 10 am | Home of Jo-Ann Spalding  Donna Yordy will be reviewing a wonderful book which has received very high acclaim. Any questions please call Carol Fuls (480) 836-2346 or Elsie Hoffarber at (480) 837-4518.