God’s Love in Action

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180408117_1000pxOur vibrant Christian community brings God’s love into action every day. We have active programs for Christians of all ages. Come see what PVUMC has to offer — we look forward to meeting you!


Paradise Valley United Methodist Church 4455 E. Lincoln Drive Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

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Worship Services

PVUMC has three worship services on Sundays, as well as special worship services several times a year. Our Sunday worship schedule is as follows:

8:00 a.m. in the Chapel

9:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary 11:15 a.m. in the Chapel

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Pathways to Faith

Pathways is our approach to spiritual growth and formation at PVUMC. We are all on the road to faith, and though our routes may take different turns, we can all find our way.

Worship Services

PVUMC offers traditional and contemporary worship services in intimate and larger settings on Sunday mornings. We also offer special services on holidays several times a year.

Programs & Ministries

There’s a wide variety of opportunities at PVUMC for children, youth and adults to bring God’s love into action, create community and transform lives.


Paradise Valley United Methodist Church’s clergy, staff and congregation of over 1,500 members have a rich history of ministry and service to the community and the world.

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Get your tickets for tonight's Youth Mission Dinner and Auction. It's our biggest fundraiser of the year! Great silent and live auction items including food baskets, a signed Alice Cooper guitar, tickets to events and restaurants, jewlery and more. Enjoy a scrumptious San Francisco inspired menu a la Chef George Heredia.
Buy your tickets - $40/ person - at GIVE NOW pvumc.org or at the church.
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In our divisive society of differing political and social views, how do you talk to your kids about differences of opinion? Brene Brown offers some great advice to help you teach respectful conversation. #respect #loveothers #parenting #society ... See MoreSee Less

"Regardless of politics, how do I talk to my kids about the divisive and sometimes hateful rhetoric that we’re seeing right now?” I answered this question on Friday while addressing folks’ most common questions in The Gifts of Imperfect Parenting course. My team pulled this clip because it’s a question I’ve heard outside the course as well, especially this weekend. Communicating with our kids in a way that builds empathy and nurtures connection has never been more challenging or important. UPDATE: Love this conversation! Thank y'all for sharing examples and asking more questions. A couple of you asked about friends, neighbors, and relatives who have opinions that cross the line of respectful "difference" into unacceptable. From the time our kids were two they were in schools in Houston that were incredibly inclusive. Their elementary school had kids who represented 40+ countries of origin - first generation. I remember Ellen coming home from school starving because she was sitting with a friend who didn't eat lunch during Ramadan. Our conversations about privilege, racism, homophobia, classism, and other forms of oppression started very early. Honestly, if families expressed hurtful beliefs or used dehumanizing language, our kids did not spend time at their house. If it's a relative, we set the boundary and don't budge. Laughing and shrugging it off has never been our policy. That would be against our family's values.

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The church office, Paradise Valley United Methodist Church Preschool, and campus are closed today. Stop by or call us tomorrow. Office hours are 8 am-5 pm. Enjoy this Presidents' Day.

"America has never been united by blood or birth or soil. We are bound by ideals that move us beyond our backgrounds, lift us above our interests and teach us what it means to be citizens." - George W. Bush, 2001-2009
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Contribute to Qualifying Charitable Organizations by April 18 and Receive an AZ State Tax Credit

Did you know you can receive a tax credit when you assist Arizona’s low-income individuals by contributing to qualified charitable organizations? With a gift of up to $800 (couples) or $400 (individuals) before April 18, 2017, you can reduce your Arizona taxes by getting a dollar-for-dollar tax credit off your 2016 return while you help those in need.

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Meet Our Pastors

Rev. Dr. David V. Summers

Senior Pastor

Rev. Eve Williams

Associate Pastor

Rev. Andrea Andress

Associate Pastor for Spiritual Formation of Children and Families

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