Our Community Church has programs going every day of the week, so check out the calendar and see what program might interest you! 

Please click on the link below to access the Church's calendar. This link takes you to the Church's office calendar so it will always be up-to-date with the latest information. Once you see the calendar, click on an event to see further details about that event. You will also notice that you can print the calendar from the top right-hand side of the calendar screen, or view the calendar by the week (WEEK), month (MONTH) or in a list format (AGENDA).


2017 -2018 Fellowship, Concerts, Lectures & Harmony Events

Our concerts and lectures for the 2017 - 2018 season are shown below.  Hope you can join us for these events! Concert Series tickets will be available to purchase starting in November in the office of the Community Church of the Verdes.  The Series ticket price is $90.  Single show tickets ($40 each) will become available one week prior to the first concert.

STAY TUNED for the listings for our concerts and lectures for the 2018 - 2019 seaon!!

  • Christmas Eve Services - December 24th, 2017

    We will have our regular Sunday morning service at 8:30 am on December 24, 2017.  In addition, our special candlelight Christmas Eve service will be on December 24th at 9 pm in the Sanctuary.

  • FREE Movie Showing of "The Case for Christ" - 3 pm on Sunday, November 19, 2017 and again at 3 pm on Thursday, January 25, 2018

    The church has a license to show the movie, "The Case for Christ," and we have scheduled two showings in order to accommodate everyone and welcome folks from the Verdes, Fountain Hills, and Trilogy.  The movie has subtitles for those who are hard of hearing.  Following both presentations, folks are welcome to move to Founders' Hall to discuss and debrief over light refreshments.  "The Case for Christ" is based on the world-wide best selling book which is one man's journey to solve the biggest mystery of all time.

  • FREE LECTURE:  "human trafficking in arizona" by jeff gibbs - January 15, 2018 at 4 pm

    The topic of this lecture is "Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation is Arizona and elsewhere:  What you need to know."  An inside view of why this heinous crime against our minors, and young adults is growing at an alarming rate, how traffickers criminals operate, who is vulnerable, and what can be done to combat it.  Rio Verde resident Jeff Gibbs is a certified trainer with the Arizona Human Trafficking Council and affiliated with the ASU Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research.  He instructs physicians and other health care professionals on how to identify, assess and treat potential Human Trafficking victims.  Jeff has studied engineering, medicine, and is an alumni of the Stanford Graduate School of Business.  In his career as an entrepreneur, Jeff has founded and grown a variety of businesses, both in the US and abroad.  Jeff's recent work includes the research and development of a Human Sex Trafficking educational program for health practitioners which has received CME (Continuing Medical Education) accreditation by The Cleveland Clinic and Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation, facilitators of Arizona's largest annual medical education conference.  

  • CONCERT:  Guthrie Brothers "Tribute to simon and garfunkel" - January 19, 2018 at 7 pm  

    The music of Simon and Garfunkel comes to life by these brothers' voices as they blend effortlessly into that classic American folk rock sound.

  • Men's Retreat:  "Leaving a Spiritual Legacy" by Dr. Ron Harris - January 20, 2018 from 9 am to 2 pm

    The Men's Retreat is sponsored by the Community Church of the Verdes and St. Dominic's Catholic Mission. The event this year features Dr. Ron Harris with the topic, "Leaving a Spiritual Legacy." Dr. Harris is an ordained minister, but spent much of his career in the field of development in educational non-profits both large and small.  He has served a variety of roles in his 30 years of experience -- business professor, academic dean, vice president and senior vice-president. The theme for the day will be "Leaving a Spiritual Legacy."  Join us for a day of inspiration and education on how to pass our own spiritual legacy on to our older children and grandchildren.  Continental Breakfast and Lunch will be provided for $20 per person (collected at the event).   

  • Free Lecture:  "So that all may know" by Steven W. Prieb - January 22, 2018 at 4 pm

    Steve currently serves serves as the Regional Director of Development for Wycliffe Associates in Orlando, Florida.  Wycliffe has been accelerating Bible translation in recent years by empowering national Bible translators, partnering with local national charities and engaging people to provide resources to support translation work.  The ambitious goal is to have God's Word available in every language by 2025.  Still half of the world's languages do not have the scripture in their native language , and Wycliffe Associates has recently pioneered amazing breakthroughs in methodology and technology.  This has greatly accelerated the work of translation and has empowered national believers to translate God's Word quickly and accurately into their own heart language.  In this presentation, Prieb will show how hundred of languages each year are now receiving God's Word.  Steven Prieb has an M.Div from Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary and previously served as a pastor for twenty years in churches in Kansas and Oklahoma.

  • Concert:  southwest surfers "tribute to the beach boys" - February 9, 2018 at 7 PM

    The Southwest Surfers, Arizona's Premier Bach Boys Tribute Band, was formed in 2009 with the express purpose of re-creating the sound of the Beach Boys.  The members are all seasoned musicians and singers with comprehensive backgrounds of various musical styles. In addition to the Beach Boys, they cover classic hits from Frankie Valli, Motown, Elvis and other memorable songs from the 50's, 60's and 70's.  They guarantee to make you smile and dance in your seat.

  • FREE LECTURE:  "Physicians' Untold Stories"  by Scott J. Kobaba, MD - February 19, 2018 at 4 PM

    Scott J. Kolbaba, MD, a notable Chicago area internist, was moved by an experience which he considered nothing short of a miracle.  Join us as we explore and discover this spiritual  side of medicine.  Following interviews with over 200 doctors, he focused on 26 physicians  who were also touched by unexplained miraculous events.  His inspirational stories of love, comfort, and healing offer hope for those who suffer and encourage patients to speak to their private physicians about spiritual feelings.  A Chicago magazine "Top Doctor" and best selling author of Physicians' Untold Stories,  Dr. Kolbaba graduated with honors from the University of Illinois College of Medicine and completed internship and residency at Rush University Medical Center and the Mayo Clinic, respectively.

  • Free Lecture:  "The Future of the church" by Dr. Craig Barnes - February 26, 2018 at 4 pm

    Dr. Barnes is the President of Princeton Theological Seminary.  He will discuss the Christian Church's future and how leaders are being prepared to respond to changing patterns of church membership and worship.  (Dr. Barnes will also preach on Sunday, February 25th.

  • Free lecture:  "is it in our genes?  Hereditary, Behavior & Cancer" by kimberly J. bussey, Ph.D. - March 19, 2018 at 4 pm

    Kim Bussey, Ph.D., a cancer cytogeneticist and applied bioinformatician, will address this question as she looks at cancer from a evolutionary perspective.  Dr. Bussey is principal scientist for NantiOmics, LLC, adjunct professor at Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen).  She graduated with honors from the University of Arizona and holds a PhD in Medical and Molecular Genetics from Oregon Health and Science University.  She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the National Cancer Institute under the mentorship of John Weinstein, MD, PhD.  Dr. Bussey has published over 30 scientific papers and has been granted two patents for her work in rare tumors..

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