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).


2019 -2020 Fellowship, Concerts, Lectures & Harmony Events

Our Center for Arts & Spirituality and Harmony:  Body, Mind & Soul events are shown below.  We hope you will join us!  Lectures are FREE events.  Concert Series Tickets will be $90 for the three concerts.  They will be available for purchase starting in November 2019.  Single show tickets for $40 each will be available one week prior to the first concert.  We accept cash, checks, or you may charge tickets to your Rio or Tonto Verde Country Club account.  If you have any questions, please contact the church office at 480-471-7239.

  • free Lecture on NovemBer 11, 2019 at 4 pm in the sanctuary

    "God's Audacious plan to change the world through everyday people" by Warren Cole Smith

    Warren Cole Smith is the Vice President of WORLD news Group, publisher of WORLD Magazine and producer of the nationally syndicated radio programs "The World and Everything in It" and "Listening In," which he also hosts.  He has written or co-written more than 10 books including Prodigal Press:  Confronting the Anti-Christian Bias of the American News Media.  In addition he serves as the Vice President of Mission Advancement for the Colson Center for Christian Worldview.  Warren will be speaking to us about the real-life stories of justice, mercy, love, and forgiveness that he has encountered in communities all across the country.  Some of these are detailed in his 2015 book, Restoring All Things:  God's Audacious Plan to Change the World through Everyday People.  Come listen to Warren and be encouraged by hearing how God's people across the nation are advancing His purposes in our present day environment.

  • Concert - "Mike & T's House of Steel" on December 6, 2019 at 7 pm in the sanctuary

    House of Steel performs current and classic hits from Country to Pop/Rock and Motown (or a blend of all).  The core of the band is Mike and T Smith who are transplanted Nashvillians and have a rich history in the music industry.

  • Candlelight Christmas Eve Service - December 24th at 7 pm in the sanctuary

    Please join us for our special candlelight Christmas Eve Service on Tuesday, December 24th at 7 pm in the sanctuary. 

  • free harmony: Body, Mind & Soul lecture on january 13, 2020 at 4 pm in the sanctuary

    "Seeking True Happiness" by Dr. Jacques Heppell, MD

    Dr. Heppell is a native of Montreal, a retired Consultant from the Department of Surgery at Mayo Clinic Arizona (1994 - 2014).  He was Professor of Surgery at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Emeritus Group.  Returning from Bhutan "The Kingdom of Happiness" in 2014, Dr. Heppell realized how little he knew about one of the most important aspects of life:  True Happiness.  He conducted extensive research for the benefit of our community and for his personal growth.  Using objective information from the Science of Happiness, he will guide us on what to do every day to be happy and live a better life in retirement.

  • CONCERT - Tom Wojtas presents "Cavalcade IV" on January 24th, 2020 at 7 pm in the sanctuary

    Community Church of the Verdes' very own Music Director, Tom Wojtas, will once again produce a show sure to impress!  Come experience this newly created show that features five professional singers performing music from the 40's through the 80's backed by a swingin' eight piece band.  Add in some comedy dancing, and skits and you will find this fun-filled evening a highlight of the season.  What makes these Cavalcades unique is that any number of your Verde neighbors will also be performing throughout the show.  You won't want to miss it! 

  • free Lecture on January 27, 2020 at 4 pm in the sanctuary

    "judaism" by Rabbi Bonnie Koppell

    Rabbi Koppell was one of the first women to be ordained as a rabbi in the United States.  She also serves as a military chaplain in the US army reserve.  She currently holds the rank of colonel.  As the first Jewish chaplain in the US military she serves as command chaplain of the 807th Medical Command.  She has received many military awards, including a legion of merit, three meritorious service medals, two army achievement medals, an army commendation medal, and four army physical fitness excellence awards.  She served a year of active duty in support of Operation Noble Eagle, and was awarded the Global War on Terrorism medal for her service in Iraq in the spring of 2005.  She returned in January of 2006 from a visit with Jewish service members in Kuwait and Afghanistan, and spent Passover 2006 in Iraq and in Kuwait in 2011.  In 2013 she was invited to Kuwait as the keynote speaker at a series of prayer luncheons.  She was ushered into the Army of Women's Foundation Hall of Fame in March 2009. 

  • Concert - Jim Curry's "tribute to john denver" on February 7, 2020 at 7 pm in the sanctuary

    Jim Curry is not your usual "Vegas Style" impersonator.  In fact, he is not an  impersonator at all.  Jim sings, in his own natural voice, a tribute to the music in a way that has to be seen and heard to understand the pure honesty of his amazing performance.  His looks and his voice are simply a pleasant coincidence that captures the true essence of John Denver's music.  Curry's heartfelt delivery rolls out into the crowd as multi-platinum hits like "Rocky Mountain High," "Annie's Song" and "Calypso" fill the room.  

  • free Harmony: Mind, body & Soul Lecture on february 10, 2020 at 4 pm in the sanctuary

    "A neurosurgeon's journey into the afterlife" by Dr. eban alexander iii, MD

    Eben Alexander III, MD spent 25 years as a neurosurgeon, including 15 years at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, the Children's Hospital, and Harvard Medical School in Boston.  In 2008, he experienced a transcendental Near-Death Experience (NDE) during a week long coma from an inexplicable brain infection.  He shared his life-changing story in his book, Proof of Heaven:  A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife which debuted as #1 on the New York Times bestseller list.  Dr. Alexander will share details about his NDE and the essential lessons he has learned. 

  • Free Lecture on february 24, 2020 at 4 pm in the sanctuary

    "Our religious liberty and the constitution" by Ronald Pestritto

    Dr. Ronald J. Pestritto is Graduate Dean and professor of politics at hillsdale college, where he teaches political philosophy, American political thought, and American politics, and holds the Charles and Lucia Shipley Chair in the American Constitution.  He has published seven books, including Woodrow Wilson and the Roots of Modern Liberalism and American Progressivism.

  • Free harmony: body, mind & soul lecture on march 23, 2020 at 4 pm in the sanctuary

    "Consumer scams and identify theft" by betty delano

    Betty Delano, Senior Outreach Coordinator in the Arizona Attorney General's office, warns that predators are always looking for new and inventive ways to steal.  Whether it's a fraudulent loan scheme, a dishonest repair shop or the newest internet threats, you need to know how to protect yourself.  She will present the most recent scams, what "red flags" to watch out for, and how to deal with identity theft.  in court she has served as a judicial assistant, bailiff, and courtroom clerk for two Superior Court judges in Maricopa County.

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