Catalina United Methodist Church (CUMC) is a part of the Desert Southwest conference of Methodist Churches. Methodists are a fully connectional church with other Methodists around the U. S. and world!
Catalina United Methodist Church at 2700 E. Speedway Blvd. will be celebrating the Easter Sunday with a sunrise service beginning at 0600 in the Memorial Rose Garden. Services will follow at 8 a.m. in the chapel; 9 a.m. Refuge (Contemporary services with Cornerstone Praise Band) in the Main Sanctuary. The 11 a.m. service will feature The Festival Ringers, Catalina Brass, Organ and Sanctuary choir bringing special music for this Easter Season. Come join the special Easter services.
Catalina UMC sustained significant smoke and fire damage in the Fellowship Hall
and Library on March 11. The mission of the church continues to move forward while
the renovation process is in progress. The Refuge Contemporary services have been
moved to the main sanctuary. The outreach missions of the church continue and be
aware that locations main be changed!
Please visit the church website, current newsletter and event calendar for updates. catalinamethodist.org
United Methodist Women will be hosting Rula Khalidi on April 4 at their noon luncheon in E 18. Ms Khalidi who was one of the co chairs of the interfaith Packathon in January will be discussing her Muslim Faith in a program: SACRED SPACES: Encounters with God and our Neighbors.
Family First Friday occurs on the first Friday of each month. Come and enjoy a family centered evening and meal on South Lawn at 5 p.m. Contact Kristin@Catalinamethodist.org for details.
United Methodist Men will be hosting Fernando Molina from Tucson Water Public Information Officer on Saturday, April 7, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. in E 23.
The Catalina Day School will hold a Gala Pasta Tasting Event on Saturday, April 7, from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. in the Day School Courtyard. $25 per person (no charge for children) for the fund raising event. Contact Kristin Broksas Ginter KBroksas@gmail.com or 602-696-5411 for information and tickets. Chef Todd Eanes is the caterer and Rob Resetar Trio will be providing music.
Catalina UMC has a strong music tradition. On Palm Sunday the Sanctuary choir
with organ and orchestra presented Mozart’s Requiem.
The summer Organ Festival ‘In From the Heat Series’ will start on
June 2, 2018.
Saturday, April 21, at 7 p.m. Catalina will host the Helios Ensemble under the direction of Benjamin Hansen. Tickets are available at: heliosensemble.org/ The concert will feature movements from Bach’s St.. Matthew Passion and B minor Mass, Asia Choral and Arizona Boys’ Choir.
Friday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. The Arizona Repertory Singers will present Arthur
Honegger’s oratorio of King David with chamber orchestra, soloists and guest
narrator Grayson Hirst.
Tickets are available at www.arsingers.org/king-david