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C A T A L O G SUMMER 2015


It’s summer and that means hot weather, vacations and a more relaxed pace of life. Some Scottsdale Bible classes and groups take a short break, but we still have many great ways for you and your family to get connected, have fun, and grow in your faith between now and September. Check out all the options in this resource, and then enrich your walk with God and your relationships with others by joining something new this summer!

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4. . . . . . COMPELLED BY GRACE NEWS 6. . . . . . SUMMER EVENTS 7. . . . . . NEXT STEPS 8. . . . . . SMALL GROUPS 10. . . . . . ADULT CLASSES 12. . . . . . WOMEN 14. . . . . . MEN 15. . . . . . SENIORS 16. . . . . . MARRIAGE 17. . . . . . SUPPORT GROUPS 18. . . . . . CHILDREN 20. . . . . . STUDENTS 22. . . . . . COLLEGE 23. . . . . . SINGLES 24. . . . . . SPECIAL MINISTRIES 25. . . . . . CACTUS CAMPUS 27. . . . . . MOUNTAIN VALLEY CAMPUS 30. . . . . . LOCAL OUTREACH 31. . . . . . GLOBAL OUTREACH

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NeWS We’re in the last year of a three-year vision to prepare our campus for future generations and impact lives for Christ in our city and world.

This summer, we’re preparing for some exciting changes on our Shea Campus:

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NEW CHILDREN’S CENTER

NEW CAFÉ AND BOOKSTORE

N E W A D U LT CLASSROOMS

WORSHIP CENTER REMODEL


Beyond our walls, we are also: • Reaching new neighborhoods via our Cactus and Mountain Valley Campuses • Serving and equipping pastors in Western Europe • Building a ministry center in Jenin, Israel • Partnering with Highfields Church in Wales • Educating children and impacting lives in Tanzania • Proclaiming the gospel in the Middle East • And much more. God is faithful!

LEarn more at scottsdalebible.com/compelled 5


Mark your calendars for these fun

all-church summer events Diamondbacks Game Friday, June 5

Movie Night at Cactus Campus Friday, June 26

Ice Cream Treats and Children’s Center Opening Saturday, June 27 | Sunday, June 28

Movie Night at Mountain Valley Campus Friday, July 24

Ice Skating at the Alltel Ice Den Sunday, August 2

Night of Worship Sunday, August 23

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STARTING POINT

Saturday, June 13, 4:30pm or Sunday, June 14, 11am Saturday, August 8, 4:30pm or Sunday, August 9, 11am

If you’re new to Scottsdale Bible, or have been coming for a while and want to learn more about how to get connected here, Starting Point is a great place to begin. Come discover the opportunities and next steps available. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

BAPTISM

July 18 & 19, All Services Baptism Classes: Saturday, June 27, 4:30pm, D103 or Sunday, June 28, 12:15pm, B132

Baptism is a tangible expression of faith and commitment to Jesus. If you follow Him and have never been baptized, we encourage you to take this next step. Plan to attend one of our upcoming classes to prepare for this special event in your life. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

MEMBERSHIP

Saturday, October 10, 4:30pm, B132 Sunday, October 11, 12:15pm, B132

Becoming a member is an opportunity to solidify your commitment to the local body of Christ. Our membership process involves three simple steps: attending a class, completing an application, and having a conversation with a pastor or elder. Join us for an upcoming one-hour class to learn more. 7


SMALL GROUPS

SMALL GROUPS ARE THE PRIMARY PL ACE TO BE K NOWN AND C ARED F O R AT S C O T T S D A L E B I B L E .

ON-CAMPUS SMALL GROUPS Community Groups

Wednesdays, 6:30-8pm, D103 Teacher: Pastor Joe Gordon

Led by our Small Groups Pastor, these groups discuss the sermon from the previous weekend and discover ways to apply the principles to everyday life. People of all ages and life stages are welcome. Come join the discussion and take advantage of this opportunity to meet new friends and grow in your relationship with God. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

OFF-CAMPUS SMALL GROUPS Are you looking to connect into a small group that meets in a home, coffee shop or other off-campus location? We have a variety of groups for couples, singles, men and women of all ages and life stages. To find a group that’s right for you, attend an upcoming Connecting Event or visit scottsdalebible.com/groups for information about available groups. Small Group Connecting Events

Saturday, August 29, 4:30-5:30pm, C201 Impact Room Sunday, August 30, 12:15-2pm, C201 Impact Room

Join us for this exciting event where you will have the chance to meet our small group and ministry leaders, ask questions, and enjoy some delicious appetizers. This is a great way to choose a group based on location, topic or life stage. At the end of the event, you’ll have identified a potential group and met some great people. Childcare is provided. 8


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SMALL GROUP LEADERS & HOSTS Current Small Group Leader Meetings

Sunday, July 26, 9:15-10:15am or 11am-12pm, Admin Conference Room Saturday, August 1, 4:30-5:30pm, Admin Conference Room Sunday, August 2, 11am-12pm, D103

If you’re a small group leader, be sure to attend one of these brief meetings where we’ll present a few helpful resources to enhance your group and a new initiative that will take place in the fall. This is the most important small group meeting of the year so please plan to join us. Register at scottsdalebible.com/events. Host-a-Small-Group Information Meetings

Sunday, August 9, 12:15-1pm, Admin Conference Room Saturday, August 15, 4:30-5:15pm, Admin Conference Room Sunday, August 16, 12:15-1pm, Admin Conference Room

Our small groups have become so popular that we need people to open their homes for new ones! No experience is necessary, just a heart for God and love for people. Join us for a brief informational meeting to learn more. Snacks and childcare are provided. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

SMALL GROUP LEADER TRAINING Dealing with Conflict and Difficult People Sunday, June 14, 11am-12:30pm, D103

Pastor of Small Groups Joe Gordon will offer helpful advice and skills to help us manage conflict and lovingly shepherd difficult people in our groups. Developing a Discipleship Strategy Sunday, July 12, 11am-12:30pm, D103

Pastor of Discipleship Steve Eriksson will assist leaders in preparing a plan for growing each member of your group toward a stronger walk with Christ. Create a “Winning” Group

Sunday, August 23, 11am-12:30pm, D103

Pastor of Small Groups Joe Gordon will give you easy and practical steps to help your group become more evangelistic. Register for one or more of these training sessions at scottsdalebible.com/groups.

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A D U LT CLASSES

ENRICHMENT CLASSES Every Sunday morning

These weekly gatherings provide an opportunity to study God’s Word with others in a more intimate setting. We have classes designed for people of all age groups and interests that range in size from 15 to 95. Join at any time! The Continuity of Scripture from Genesis to Revelation

Sundays, 7:45am, D111 (through June 14), E216 (July), no meetings in August; resuming September 6 in E216

Do you understand the big picture of Scripture? In this class, you’ll explore the main themes of the Bible, the unifying principle of God’s Word, and how it all fits together. Join us as we dig into Scripture—from Genesis through Revelation—and study God’s plan for the world, and for you! Community Connections

Sundays, 9:15am, Hayden Chapel 2 (no meetings in August)

This Bible study is interactive and seeks to make a difference in our weekday walk. Play, pray, serve and grow together. This class actively supports local and international missionaries. First5 Summer Socials

If you’re engaged or newly married and looking to connect with other young couples, check out our First5 summer social events and join the Sunday class when it resumes on August 30. Email first5@scottsdalebible.com for details.

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Intentional Living

Sundays, 9:15am, Hayden Chapel 1 (no meeting July 5)

This is a gathering of couples and singles committed to growing deeper in their relationship with Jesus and others through regular study of God’s Word, accountability, service and fellowship. Powerful Living

Sundays, 9am, Hayden Chapel Auditorium (no meetings in August)

Enjoy great teaching from the scriptures, hands-on mission activity and lots of social fun. This class supports three missionary teams and has regular dinners and other fellowship events. The Gathering

Sundays, 8am, C201 Impact Room (no meetings July 5 – September 6)

This dynamic class of senior adults is dedicated to interactive, expository teaching that emphasizes the life-changing application of the scriptures. We offer opportunities for fellowship, accountability, service and social activities. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

CAREER ASSISTANCE MINISTRY

1st and 3rd Mondays, 6pm, D112 through June, resumes August 3 in Hayden Chapel Counseling Offices

If you are currently in a career transition or anticipate a job search, this group will help you gain support and encouragement, learn top-notch search techniques, and network with other attendees. There is no charge associated with this group and you may attend at any time.

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WOMEN

SUMMER EVENING BOOK STUDIES Do you love to read? Join with other Scottsdale Bible women and choose one of our summer evening book studies. Read along and come discuss what you have learned. This is a great opportunity to stay connected during the hot summer months. Cost is $20. Register at scottsdalebible.com/events. Shea Campus Book Study

Every other Tuesday, June 2 – July 28, 6:30-8:30pm, C101 Student Center Teacher: Michelle Clifford

Do you feel like you’re missing something? It could be a longing for more of God and a catalyst to live the life designed for you by Him. In Restless, author Jennie Allen uses the story of Joseph, the dreamer, to explain how suffering, gifts, and relationships fit into the greater story of God and how our stories can do the same. Mountain Valley Campus Book Study

Every other Wednesday, June 3 – July 29, 6:30-8:30pm Teacher: Karen Montgomery

Are you living with the stress of an overwhelmed schedule and aching with the sadness of an underwhelmed soul? Join us as we study Lysa TerKeurst’s The Best Yes. You’ll learn how to escape the guilt of disappointing others by learning the secret of the small “no,” rising above the rush of endless demands, and discovering your best “yes.” Cactus Campus Book Study

Every other Thursday, June 4 – July 30, 6:30-8:30pm, Family Life Building Teacher: Brooke Hellestrae

Are you ready to trust God with your “what ifs,” “if onlys” and “whys”? We want to be content and trust God with our worries, but it’s a struggle to let go and free ourselves from the burden of anxiety. Linda Dillow’s Calm My Anxious Heart will fill you with encouragement and practical help from God’s Word and help you start the journey to real contentment!

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MOUNTAIN VALLEY WOMEN’S SUMMER BIBLE STUDY Tuesdays, June 2 – August 25 (no meeting June 23), 9-11am Leader: Pam Bakalar

This summer, we’ll study God’s Word through the video series Bible Studies by Demand for Women. Each week is a stand-alone topical study taught by women such as Beth Moore, Priscilla Shirer, and Angela Thomas. Join us any time! ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

WOMEN’S SUMMER EVENT

Tuesday, July 21, 9:30am or 6:30pm, Shea Campus High School Building

Women from all three of our campuses will be gathering together for this fabulous summer refreshment. We’ll enjoy an inspirational drama connecting biblical women to today’s woman, delicious summertime food, and fun interaction around the tables. Bring a friend or two! Cost is $5, or $10 with childcare. Register at scottsdalebible.com/women. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

WOMEN’S FALL KICK-OFF EVENT

Thursday, August 27, 7-9pm, Shea Campus Town Center

Get ready to celebrate as we kick off our women’s ministry year for all three campuses together! We have a special program planned and will share what is happening for women starting in September. This is a great opportunity to connect with other women and learn how to get involved in the Women’s Ministry at Scottsdale Bible. At this free event, you can sign up for your fall Bible study, register your children, meet your teacher, and obtain your Bible study books. Dessert will be served. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

WOMEN’S WEEKLY PRAYER

Thursdays, 9-10:30am, Hayden Chapel

Gather with other women to pray for our church and each other. This meaningful time includes a short devotional, praises, missionary updates and most of all, prayer. Whether you are new in your faith or have been praying for many years, you will feel welcome and be blessed!

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MEN

MEN COACHING MEN

Tuesdays, 6:30pm, Town Center through June 30, then resuming August 4 in the High School Building

Connect with more than 200 other men and get involved in one of 20 different small group studies. Here you will meet brothers in Christ who will help you get involved in the many opportunities provided through this ministry. Whether you are new to the church or a mature believer, MCM has something for you. Come check it out! ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

MOUNTAIN VALLEY MEN’S STUDIES Tuesday Night Bible Study

Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30pm, Mountain Valley Auditorium Leaders: Ken Bohlen and Gary Graf

Join us on Tuesday nights as we meet to study God’s Word and share life together. This is a great opportunity for all men who are looking to grow deeper in their faith and get involved in a solid community. Thursday Morning Bible Study

Thursdays, 7am, Student Lounge Leaders: Brian Hoekstra and Dr. Dorsett Smith

Join with a few dozen men from all different backgrounds to share ideas, learn from the Bible, and become disciples and disciple-makers. We will share resources, grow in understanding of our Creator, and inspire one another to share the Good News with a world hungry for truth.

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CACTUS CAMPUS MEN’S STUDIES Cactus Amigos

Fridays, 6:15-7:30am, Family Life Building

Get together with other men of all ages on Friday mornings as we study the Bible and focus on discipleship, growth and accountability. Thursday Night Bible Study

Thursdays, 6:30-8pm, Family Life Building

Join with other men on Thursday evenings as we meet to study God’s Word and share life together. If you want to grow deeper in your faith and develop some solid friendships, this is the place to be.

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SENIOR A D U LT S

HEARTY SOULS

1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 9:30am, Hayden Chapel

Learn, have fun and be encouraged with this group of welcoming friends. During the summer, they meet twice a month for great food, fellowship and teaching. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

FITNESS & BALANCE

Mondays & Thursdays, 10:30am, Hayden Chapel

Gather with other seniors (ages 60+) for an exercise class specifically designed to build balance, flexibility and strength. Classes are only $5 and the first visit is free.

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MARRIAGE

SUMMER DATE NIGHT

Friday, July 17, 5:15pm, Shea Campus

Having fun is one of the best ways for couples to draw closer. Couples with and without children are invited to enjoy a special night out at a location of your choice. Stop by the Date Night drive-through to pick up some great resources that will help you and your spouse reconnect and renew your relationship. Childcare is provided. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

FIRST5 SUMMER SOCIALS If you’re engaged or newly married and looking to connect with other young couples, check out the First5 summer social events and join the Sunday class when it resumes on August 30. Email first5@scottsdalebible.com for details. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

WEEKEND TO REMEMBER MARRIAGE GETAWAY June 12–14

Spend a weekend to enhance your marriage at the beautiful Camelback Inn in Scottsdale. Speakers from Family Life Ministries will inspire you to pursue a better marriage by sharing stories of their own breakthroughs and blunders. You’ll leave feeling encouraged, hopeful, and with practical tools to build and grow your relationship. Email marriage@scottsdalebible.com to receive a Scottsdale Bible code for a $100 discount off your registration.

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GYM (GROWING YOUR MARRIAGE) STUDIES Building a strong, God-honoring marriage that’s resilient to the pressures of society takes investment in ongoing training and enrichment. We offer many excellent studies to help your marriage grow and thrive. All studies include childcare. The following GYM studies will be offered this summer: The 5 Love Languages

Thursdays, July 9 – August 13, 6:30-8pm, E208

This 6-week DVD study from Dr. Gary Chapman helps couples discover their love languages and how to grow a stronger marriage by using them. You and Me Forever

Wednesdays, August 5 – September 23, 6:30-8pm

This 8-week study will help you dive deeper into the most important aspect of your marriage—your growing relationship with Christ. Best-selling author Francis Chan and his wife Lisa will challenge you to view your marriage like never before.

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COUNSELING SUPPORT GROUPS

PALS (PARENTS OF ADDICTED LOVED ONES)

Sundays, 3:30-5pm, D113 through June 28, E208 beginning July 5

This ongoing education and support group is for parents or spouses of a child or loved one who is suffering from problems with drugs, alcohol or gambling. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

MEN’S RECOVERY BIBLE STUDY Tuesdays, 7-8:30pm

This group is for men who desire to be set free from the bondage of alcohol or drugs. They study the Life Recovery Bible and passages related to the 12-Step program. New members are welcome and the anonymity of all participants is respected. Call Terry at 480.824.7239 for the meeting location or with any questions. 17


CHILDREN

WEEKEND CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS Saturdays, 4:30 & 6pm, Sundays, 9:15 & 11am

During our weekend programs, children (birth-4th grade) experience interactive learning and engaging large group time. They also explore the stories and people of the Bible and witness Christ’s love through meaningful relationships in their individual classrooms. Stop by our Welcome Center to learn more about what we offer your children. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

VBS – JOURNEY OFF THE MAP

June 8–12, 9am-12pm, Shea Campus Ages 4 (by Sept. 1, 2015) through Grade 4 (Fall 2015)

Journey Off the Map takes kids to uncharted territory where they will learn about our ultimate Guide, Jesus, and how to follow Him, trust Him, stay on course, and keep watching for Him. Join us and invite a neighbor or friend! ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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Friday, July 10 – Sunday, July 12, Prescott Pines Campground

Get ready for an action-packed weekend, 3rd and 4th graders! We’ll travel to Prescott on chartered buses and enjoy two nights of cabin life, delicious meals, and crazy adventure and fun—including a speedy zip-line, archery, swimming, and exciting nighttime games. The weekend also features awesome music, leader challenges, and great teaching. Camp is only $185 before June 15, or $195 after. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

AWANA CLUBS

Wednesdays, 6:30-8pm, September to May | Registration opens July 26 Open House: September 2 First Club Night: September 9

Awana stands for Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed (2 Timothy 2:15) and focuses on helping children ages 4 to 6th grade develop a love for God and His Word. Kids learn and memorize key Bible verses, earn prizes, and enjoy fun games and large group activities. Awana is a great place to meet and bring friends! 18


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CHAPEL CHILDREN’S CHOIR

Fall Rehearsals: Thursdays, starting August 20, 4-5pm

Does your child love to sing? The Chapel Children’s Choir is open to kids in grades 2-6 and offers them a great place to sing and worship God while developing their musical gifts and skills. The choir sings in Grace Chapel services on select dates. To learn more or schedule an audition, email worship@scottsdalebible.com. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

PARENT-CHILD DEDICATIONS

Legacy Classes: Sunday, May 31, 11am, D103 and Sunday, August 23, 11am Dedications: June 27 & 28 and September 12 & 13

Parent-child dedications are a special opportunity for parents to publicly commit to raising their children in a Christ-centered home. The ceremony features a blessing over the child that includes a prayer created and read aloud by the parent(s). Parent-child dedications are scheduled periodically throughout the year during our weekend services. As a prerequisite, please register for an upcoming Legacy class hosted by our Children’s Pastor. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

BAPTISM

July 18 & 19, All Services

Baptism is offered to children in elementary school or older who have made a decision to accept Christ as their Savior. Baptisms take place during worship services periodically throughout the year, and we encourage families to participate together. If your child would like to be baptized, please schedule an appointment with our Children’s Pastor at least three weeks before the next baptism date. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

PROMOTION WEEKEND IN OUR NEW CHILDREN’S CENTER June 27 & 28

Mark your calendars for the first weekend in our new Children’s Center! On this special weekend, children will be promoted to their next grade/age level, based upon their age on 9/1/15. Children two and under will remain in the “A” classrooms by Kidz Check until the completion of the new nursery. We appreciate your patience as the construction crew works hard to finalize the new nursery for your little ones.

JOIN OUR TEAM! Serving in Children’s Ministry is one of the most impactful ways to bring your own personal walk with Jesus to life. We’re now welcoming many smiling faces to our team and hope you’ll be one of them! A variety of opportunities exist—explore them all at scottsdalebible.com/children. 19


STUDENTS

CLUB 56 (GRADES 5 & 6) Weekend Worship & Wednesday Nights

Join us for Club 56 every Saturday and Sunday. We’ll be taking a break from our Wednesday night program in June and July but will start back up on August 5. Check the web to see upcoming summer activities like pool parties and fun guys and girls nights. Club 56 Camp September 4–6

Mark your calendars now for our fall camp at UCYC in Prescott. Watch for more information coming soon! _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

IMPACT JUNIOR HIGH Summer Games 2015 Wednesdays, 6:30pm

All 7th and 8th grade students are invited to join Impact on Wednesdays for our exciting Summer Games. Check the website to see a list of our summer activities that will include movie nights, pool parties and Diamondbacks games. Impact Back-to-School Bash

Friday, August 21, 8pm – Saturday, August 22, 8am

We can’t think of a better way to start the school year than with our huge Back-toSchool Bash. We’ll start at the church with inflatables, food and more, and then board buses to Wet ‘n’ Wild for a night of fun in the water. Start telling your friends now—they won’t want to miss it.

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HIGH SCHOOL MINISTRY HSM Saturday Worship

Saturdays, 6pm, High School Building

High school students are encouraged to join us on Saturday nights for inspirational worship, challenging teaching from God’s Word, and time to connect with friends. Summer Nights 2015

Wednesdays, 6:30pm, High School Building

Join us on Wednesday nights throughout the summer for a variety of fun events that are great opportunities to bring friends who may not attend on Saturdays. Pick up a list in the High School Building or visit the website to see a summer activities schedule that includes pool parties, bowling, movie nights and Diamondbacks games. HSM Summer Camp

Friday, May 29 – Tuesday, June 2, San Diego, California

HSM is bringing back the summer camp experience. We’re heading to San Diego for five days of fun, fellowship and an in-depth look at the gospel. We will stay at Point Loma University and hear from Pastor CJ Bergman from Citizens Church San Francisco each night. We encourage you to invite your friends to hear the message of Jesus Christ and experience the HSM community. Cost is $399, or $299 each if you bring a friend who’s new to HSM. Register at scottsdalebible.com/hsm. Summer Arts Camp

June 8–12, 1-3:30pm, Arizona Christian University

SALT (Student Arts Leadership Training) camp is for students entering grades 8-12 in the fall. Class options are available in vocals, worship band (keys, guitars, drums), art, dance, technical arts, and photography. The highlight of the camp week will be our Friday Night of Worship led by all of our students. It will be held in the Cactus Campus sanctuary. Cost is $50. Register at scottsdalebible.com/salt. For more information, email worship@scottsdalebible.com. HSM Back-to-School Bash

Friday, August 21, 8pm – Saturday, August 22, 8am

As school gets back in session, it’s time to kick it off with a huge Back-to-School Bash. We’ll start at church at 8pm with inflatables, food and more, and then head to Wet ‘n’ Wild for a night of fun in the water. Tell your friends about it now—they won’t want to miss it. 21


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STUDENTS

COLLEGE College Group

Tuesdays, 7pm, Cactus Campus, 2501 E. Cactus Road, Phoenix

College is a huge transitional time in the lives of young adults. Scottsdale Bible’s College Group wants to walk through that transition with you. On Tuesday nights, as many as 100 students and leaders gather for contemporary worship and teaching, small groups and fun activities. Come hang out with friends, new and old, who are enjoying this season of their lives. College Retreat

Wednesday, June 3 – Friday, June 5, San Diego, California

This retreat will be a great time to get away, build relationships and have fun! It’s also a great opportunity to bring a friend and get them plugged into our college community. Cost is $70, which includes our stay at the Embassy Suites in Downtown San Diego and two dinners. Register at scottsdalebible.com/college.

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SINGLES

20s Group

Sundays, 6pm, C201 Student Center

Are you a twenty-something looking to connect with other twenty-somethings? 20s Group is the place for you! We gather on Sunday nights for teaching and small group discussion that’s relevant and engaging. This is a great place to meet new friends, pray for one another, learn more about God and life, and grow in love and wisdom. Visit the 20s Group Facebook page (facebook.com/ScottsdaleBible20s) for updates about events, service opportunities and informal get-togethers throughout the week. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

30s Group

Thursdays, 6:30pm, C201 Student Center

Meet others who are enjoying this great stage of life for dynamic teaching and small group discussion that is relevant and engaging. Together, we focus on sharing our lives, building friendships, supporting one another, and growing in wisdom and love. Childcare is provided when requested in advance. Visit the 30s Group Facebook page (facebook.com/ScottsdaleBible30s) for updates about events, service opportunities and informal get-togethers throughout the week. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

40s Group

Thursdays, 6:30pm, Hayden Chapel 1

Join us to grow in community and Christ-likeness through relevant teaching and engaging small group discussion. If you’re single and in your 40s, this is a great place to connect. Come join us to meet new friends, pray for one another, and learn more about God. Childcare is provided when requested two days before attending. Visit the 40s Group Facebook page (facebook.com/ScottsdaleBible40s) for updates about events, service opportunities and informal get-togethers. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

50-60s Group We are looking for singles in their 50s and 60s who love God, have a heart for people and the time to facilitate 50s and/or 60s small groups. If interested, please call 480.824.7299 or email singles@scottsdalebible.com. 23


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SPECIAL MINISTRIES

SUNDAY ADULT CLASS Sundays, 9:15am, D103

Adults with special needs are welcome to attend our weekly gathering that includes a Bible lesson, worship, and time to share and pray. We enjoy lots of fun and laughter. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

SUPERKIDS CLASS

Sundays, 9:15 and 11am, D106

Younger students with special needs enjoy a complete Sensory Room with individualized care and a Bible lesson. New students are welcome to visit any time. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE

Thursdays, resuming August 6, 6:30-8pm, D103

Our evening program for adults with special needs includes Bible study, worship and fellowship time. Each week, we have a creative and fun lesson that teaches us how much God loves us. We always welcome new students to come join us. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

70’S DISCO SUMMER DANCE

Thursday, July 16, 6:30-8:30pm, High School Building

Our students love to dance, and what better time than summer to get together for a Disco Dance Party? Wear your best 70s outfit and join us for the fun. We will spend the evening dancing to disco music, enjoying snacks and just hanging out with our friends.

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CACTUS CAMPUS

STARTING POINT – BREAKING BREAD WITH PASTOR RICK Sunday, June 7, 12:15pm, Bunker

If you’re new to our church, we invite you to attend our Starting Point Guest Lunch so we can welcome you and help you feel at home here. Meet Pastor Rick and discover the next steps to getting connected at Cactus Campus. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

CACTUS FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

Friday, June 26, 7pm, Cactus Campus Lawn

Invite your friends and neighbors and join us as we watch a movie on our lawn. We’ll also have stations set up to build your own sundae and strawberry shortcake. It’s guaranteed to be a fun night you won’t want to miss! ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

CACTUS FAMILY BBQ

Sunday, August 9, 12:15pm, Cactus Campus Lawn

Cactus family barbecues are a great time to bring family and friends and get to know others in our church. Make sure to come hungry, and bring a side dish to share if you can. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

VBS – JOURNEY OFF THE MAP

June 15–19, 9am-12pm Ages 4 (by Sept. 1, 2015) through Grade 4 (Fall 2015)

Journey Off the Map takes kids to uncharted territory where they will learn about our ultimate Guide, Jesus, and how to follow Him, trust Him, stay on course, and keep watching for Him. Join us and invite a neighbor or friend!

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CACTUS CAMPUS

WOMEN See the Women’s page (pg. 15) to learn about our all-church summer event and fall kick-off. Cactus Campus Book Study

Every other Thursday, June 4 – July 30, 6:30-8:30pm, Family Life Building Teacher: Brooke Hellestrae

Are you ready to trust God with your “what ifs,” “if onlys” and “whys”? We want to be content and trust God with our worries, but it’s a struggle to let go and free ourselves from the burden of anxiety. Linda Dillow’s Calm My Anxious Heart will fill you with encouragement and practical help from God’s Word and help you start the journey to real contentment. Dress A Girl

Saturdays, June 6, July 11 & August 1, 9am-12pm June & August meetings at Cactus Campus; July meeting at Shea Campus

Join us as we make dresses out of pillowcases for girls in need around the world. Even if you don’t sew, we have a place for you! Our monthly meetings alternate between the Cactus and Shea campuses. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

MEN Cactus Amigos

Fridays, 6:15-7:30am, Family Life Building

Get together with other men of all ages on Friday mornings as we study the Bible and focus on discipleship, growth and accountability. Men’s Evening Bible Study

Thursdays, 6:30-8pm, Family Life Building

Join us on Thursday evenings as we meet to study God’s Word and share life together. This is a great opportunity for all men who are looking to grow deeper in their faith and get involved in a solid community. 26


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M O U N TA I N VA L L E Y

WATERFEST

Sunday, May 31, 12-3pm

Join us for an afternoon of water fun! Following the second service, lunch will be served and the water will start flowing. We’ll have a wet slide, water games, sprinklers and more. If you’d rather stay dry, we’ll have plenty of fun for you inside. WaterFest will also mark the start of our annual water bottle drive for Phoenix Rescue Mission. If you can, please bring a case (or more) of water bottles to donate. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

MOVIE NIGHT

Friday, July 24, 6:30pm

Come enjoy popcorn, a free movie, and a relaxing evening with us! If you have little ones, we will have fun activities for them through Parents Night Out. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

SMALL GROUP EXPERIENCE

Wednesdays, 6:30pm, Mountain Valley Auditorium Leader: Pastor Steve Eriksson

Our campus pastor leads this study for adults where we discuss the previous Sunday’s sermon and go a little deeper. Join us anytime for a fun time to discuss, connect, and get to know new friends from Mountain Valley Campus. Our goal is to launch offsite small groups through our time together. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

LAUGH YOUR WAY TO A BETTER MARRIAGE Wednesdays, May 13 – July 15, 6:30-8pm

This 10-week DVD study with Mark Gungor is a fun, laugh-filled time of inspirational principles. You’ll gain greater insights into the differences between men’s and women’s brains, the meaning of words, single-tasking vs. multitasking, sex, and how to hit the reset button in a marriage that’s off-kilter. Register at scottsdalebible.com/mv. 27


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PARENTS’ NIGHT OUT

Fridays, May 22, July 24 & August 28, 6-9pm

Bring your kids (birth through 4th grade) for a night of crafts, games and activities while you enjoy a night out. Dinner and snacks are provided. Sign up at scottsdalebible.com/pno. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

MEN Join us on Tuesday nights at 5:30pm or Thursday mornings at 7am as we meet to study the Bible, share ideas, and grow deeper in our faith. See details on page 14. Mountain Valley Men’s Golf Retreat

Thursday, June 18 – Saturday, June 20, Williams, AZ

Golf, golf and more golf! Join us for this short getaway that includes 54 holes of golf and lots of time spent studying God’s Word. Spaces are limited, so make sure to register soon! Cost is $200 + lodging and meals. Pick up a registration form at Guest Services or call 480.824.7274. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

WOMEN This summer, we’re offering a Tuesday morning Bible study and a Wednesday evening book study, as well as special all-church women’s events in July and August. Mountain Valley Women’s Summer Bible Study

Tuesdays, June 2 – August 25 (no meeting June 23), 9-11am

Mountain Valley Campus Book Study

Every other Wednesday, June 3 – July 29, 6:30-8:30pm

See the details about each of these studies on the Women’s page (pg. 12).

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CHILDREN VBS – Journey Off the Map

June 22–26, 9am-12pm Ages 3 (by Sept. 1, 2015) through Grade 5 (Fall 2015)

See page 18 for a full description and sign up at scottsdalebible.com/events . Camp 34

Friday, July 10 – Sunday, July 12, Prescott Pines Campground

Our 3rd and 4th graders are joining with the Shea Campus for this fun summer camp in Prescott. Learn more on page 18. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

STUDENTS Club 56 Camp

September 4–6, Prescott

Mark your calendars for our fall camp at UCYC. More information is coming soon! Junior High and High School Summer Camps June 14–19, Forest Home, California

Junior high and high school students (Fall 2015) will each have their own camps at Forest Home. Each camp will focus on connecting in authentic relationships and being encouraged through relevant Bible teaching and worship. There will also be plenty of fun and adventure with a zip line, water slide and exciting competitions. Cost is $475. Junior High Summer Adventures

Stop by the Student Lounge to pick up a calendar of fun summer events including Nerf wars, pool parties, and dodge ball. Perimeter Project - High School Bible Study Sundays, 5-8pm, Student Lounge

On Sunday nights, our high school students enjoy dinner, Bible study, and small groups. This is a great opportunity for students to get plugged in, meet new friends and hang out together. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

GLOBAL OUTREACH Africa Hope Center

The Mountain Valley Campus is committed to supporting orphans in Kenya whose parents have died of AIDS. The Africa Hope Center provides housing, food, education, medical care and counseling to more than 100 children. To adopt an orphan or donate toward the center, email mountainvalley@scottsdalebible.com. 29


LOCAL OUTREACH

SOLES FOR SOULS For more than 20 years, we have partnered with Neighborhood Ministries (innercity ministry to kids and families in Phoenix) to provide hundreds of Kids Club campers with new back-to-school shoes. Volunteers from our church and Famous Footwear work with Neighborhood Ministries to measure the children’s feet, let them select a Famous Footwear shoe style, and then assemble sponsor packets. Shoes are purchased by sponsors and delivered to the children the weekend before school starts on the much-anticipated Shoe Day! To volunteer, email localoutreach@scottsdalebible.com. Serving Opportunities: June 17 & 18 – Measure kids at Neighborhood Ministries June 27 & 28 – Hand out packets after services at our three campuses August 1 – Shoe Day: Give out shoes to kids at Neighborhood Ministries ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

CLOTHING AND HOUSEHOLD DRIVE

Living Hope Women’s Centers Saturday, June 6, 9am-2pm and Sunday, June 7, 7:30am-12pm Shea Campus South Parking Lot

Help single moms and women in crisis pregnancy situations by donating your gently used clothing, furniture and household items. Your donated items are sold in the Living Hope Women’s Center thrift store. Proceeds from sales directly support the ministry to help protect and honor the sanctity of life. For large item donations, please call 602.920.9073. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

MENTOR KIDS USA

Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 2 – July 23, 10am-2pm, private residence near Shea Campus

We need four caring adults who love to work with children to assist with the Summer Fun and Literacy Program for 1st and 2nd graders. The program includes reading, arts and crafts, and swim lessons. Join us as we share the love of Christ with children and have a ton of fun this summer! 30


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REFUGEE MINISTRY

Fridays, 3-4:30pm, 29th Street and Osborn Road

Do you have a passion to help transform the lives of at-risk youth and impact your community for Christ? If so, consider joining our team as we reach out to refugee youth with the love of Jesus and build a solid foundation in God’s Word. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

CHRISTIAN FAMILY CARE THRIFT STORE 32nd Street & Greenway

Help with sorting, tagging, cashiering, and setting up displays at this thrift store. Opportunities are available Monday-Friday 10am-5pm and Saturdays 9am-4pm. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

HOUSE OF REFUGE/HOPE SUNNYSLOPE Prepare and serve meals, or visit with the residents at House of Refuge and Hope. This is an ideal small group opportunity. Cooks are needed at 6pm daily to serve dinner for the working men’s program (36 men) and working women’s program (10 women). Volunteers are also needed to work with House of Hope kids once a month (6-7:30pm) while their moms are in Bible Study.

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GLOBAL OUTREACH

TANZANIA Help us celebrate with our graduating classes in Mairowa and Kondoa. This will be a proud moment for our students, their families, and their supporting U.S. families. Sponsors of children currently in 7th grade will especially want to be part of this team. If you’d like to see firsthand the power of a good education in the lives of these children and their communities, come along with us! Date:

November 6–15

Leader:

Open to: Anyone, especially child Cost: sponsors and families Purpose: Celebration!

Pastor Fred Beasley $3500-3800

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C A M P U S

Worship Venues MODERN Sundays: 9:15am • 11am

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HIGH SCHOOL BUILDING

UNIQUELY TRADITIONAL Sundays: 7:45am • 9:15am • 11am TOWN CENTER

CONTEMPORARY Saturdays: 4:30pm • 6pm BLENDED Sundays: 7:45am • 9:15am • 11am

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2501 East Cactus Road Phoenix, AZ 85032

17800 N. Perimeter Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85255

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Connection Catalog | Summer 2015