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 am in the Chapel

9:30 am in the Sanctuary

11 am in the Chapel

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Journeys Small Groups

Journeys 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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We're selling UMOM Holiday Tribute Cards this Sunday on the patio after worship and now you have an opportunity to order cookies from Helpings Café. Don't forget our Cookie Walk Sunday, 9-11 am, with proceeds benefiting our children and youth music programs. Bakers, please deliver your cookies before 8:30 am to the church kitchen. We also have another opportunity for sweets through the Syrian Sweets Phoenix. Order sweets online and pick up at Temple Emanuel, OR pay $10 more for delivery from a baker near you. www.signupgenius.com/go/20f084fa9a72ea5ff2-give1
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Do you need cookies to take to a party or give to neighbors? Do you want to decorate cookies with friends? Helpings Café and Catering is here to help! Until December 22nd they are offering holiday cookie trays! If you are interested in ordering cookies complete the order form and return to the café in person at 3333 E Van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85008 during business hours (7:00 AM - 3:00 PM) or send to Rosanne Donovan at rdonovan@umom.org. Orders must be turned in at least one day before pick-up date. Cookie Options: • Sugar Cookies (undecorated) - $8 per dozen • Sugar Cookies (decorated) - $12 per dozen • Gingerbread Men - $8 per dozen • Mini Helpings Cookies - $12 per dozen

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Avoid the lines at the mall and come see Santa at Paradise Valley United Methodist Church next Friday, December 15 at 6:30 pm. Even better, wear your jammies, bring your pillows and blankets to watch Elf with Santa's elves in the Fellowship Center. Free hot cocoa, Chrsitmas crafts, pizza and popcorn! See you there! #santa #elf #hotcocoa #winterwonderland #pvumc ... See MoreSee Less

Winter Wonderland with Santa and Elf Christmas Movie

December 15, 2017, 6:30pm - December 15, 2017, 10:00pm

Winter Wonderland offers a chance to skip the line at the mall and meet Santa in person at Paradise Valley United Methodist Church. You'll be able to take photos of your children on Santa's lap, and make holiday crafts together with the elves while enjoying hot cocoa and pizza before the movie begins. Wear your pajamas, and bring your pillows and blankets to snuggle up with while you watch the PG-rated "Elf," the Christmas Comedy featuring Will Ferrell. We even supply the popcorn! Don't miss our Winter Wonderland event in the Fellowship Center, featuring the Elf Christmas movie and Santa. Invite a friend to this free, family friendly event at PVUMC.

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Tonight’s the night! We hope to see all of our wonderful families come out and show some school spirit!

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December 17, 2017: Advent Story – A Mystery at the Heart of the Incarnation

La Sagrada Familia, Gaudi’s great cathedral still under construction in Barcelona, Spain, is a sight to behold. Its facades tell stories about Christ’s birth and God’s great love, as well as the suffering which existed in Jesus’ world, just as it does today. Yet, through it all, God assures us of his unconditional love through the gift of his son, Jesus.

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Meet Our Pastors

Rev. Dr. David V. Summers

Senior Pastor

Rev. Brenda Smith

Deacon and Director of Family Ministries

Rev. Andrea Andress

Deacon and Director of Spiritual Formation and Discipleship

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