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live jamaicaJAMAICA MISSION TRIP – JULY 18 – 27 2016

#dhpcjc16 Monday Day 8. We're headed home. Sad to leave, but feeling revived in God from our visit. https://t.co/ncMQfVjCkk
#dhpcjc16 Sunday. On the porch of Ebenezer at the end of our week with our brothers and sisters. https://t.co/dAL1olWvS0
#dhpcjc16 Sunday Concert. Leupp sings and the Jamaican crowd and musicians really get into it, place was roaring. https://t.co/y8ssDZhtev
#dhpcjc16 Sunday. On the porch of Ebenezer at the end of our week with our brothers and sisters. https://t.co/9UQodeYXns
#dhpcjc16 Sunday. On the porch of Ebenezer at the end of our week with our brothers and sisters. https://t.co/lVUyJeNl7X
#dhpcjc16 Sunday Goodbyes. Serious talks as we begin to plan leaving the next day. https://t.co/RIfwBdEeuG
#dhpcjc16 Sunday Music Festival. These gentlemen sang, and sang. The whole crowd was circling the building, dancing. https://t.co/s2ZaXyphT5
#dhpcjc16 Sunday Music Festival. Our Church sings "Amazing Grace", crowd singing along. https://t.co/a08IzgRLuH
#dhpcjc16 Sunday Music Festival. Gentleman jumped in unscheduled for a self-written song that brought the roof down. https://t.co/P2VcgL2tLf
#dhpcjc16 Sunday Music Festival. This lone youth from Ebenezer got up and...wow. Unbelievable how much God gifted. https://t.co/eH4I1ZarTb
#dhpcjc16 Sunday Music Festival. There were 2 performances like this one dancing for Him. https://t.co/931CPpqzmW
#dhpcjc16 Sunday Music Festival. There were at least 10 churches gathered to add their own singers in support. https://t.co/ytLCOvkXKL
#dhpcjc16 Sunday Music Festival. Ebenezer youth showing all how it is sung. https://t.co/JT64rZMefR
#dhpcjc16 Sunday Music Festival. Ebenezer singers getting us started in a worship service that would last 4 hours. https://t.co/1xLVgaepk7
#dhpcjc16 Sunday Music Festival. Churches from all over gather at Ebenezer in a fundraiser to replace instruments. https://t.co/8GodUEwBQg
#dhpcjc16 Sunday Ebenezer Service. Pastor Khareen follows Pastor Jim with more words from God. https://t.co/849jsHGadg
#dhpcjc16 Sunday Ebenezer Service. Part of the service included an anniversary celebration for Ebenezer - 177 years. https://t.co/pnYOC2qDIv
#dhpcjc16 Sunday Ebenezer Service. Pastor Jim just getting started in a great sermon. https://t.co/2AkylSNlaj
#dhpcjc16 Sunday Ebenezer Service. Signing and praising Him. https://t.co/dPiyYPL78Y
#dhpcjc16 Sunday Ebenezer Service. Sunday school breakout during the service. https://t.co/zP2OrCeswT
#dhpcjc16 Sunday Ebenezer Service. Service begins singing praise to Him while more and more people filter in. https://t.co/bMztRAciFw
#dhpcjc16 Sunday Ebenezer Service. Waiting outside on the cool front porch for people to arrive for service. https://t.co/mfCzg8KPmm
#dhpcjc16 Sunday Ebenezer Service. Practicing "The Stand" prior to service. https://t.co/554TDmMR6C
#dhpcjc16 Saturday. Team meeting sharing our trip so far, planning the last day with our sister church. https://t.co/OzatuXvuEe
#dhpcjc16 Saturday YS Falls. Swimming before lunch and the ride back to Mandeville. https://t.co/39HRVAJbmN
#dhpcjc16 Saturday YS Falls. Youth starting the hike up the falls. https://t.co/ahmPKA2baQ
#dhpcjc16 Saturday YS Falls. On our way for a day of fellowship. Riding the tractor trailer out to the falls. https://t.co/A6mozzztSd
#dhpcjc16 Wednesday. Community Walk. Going out house-to-house to invite people to Thursday's Street Meeting. https://t.co/cIKEudpAqu
#dhpcjc16 Wednesday Prayer and Fasting Service. Opening with song and praise for our Lord. https://t.co/O4TOQgwxZI
#dhpcjc16 Friday Junior Camp. A much needed lunch, good food served. https://t.co/aTK8dkS7RG
#dhpcjc16 Friday Junior Camp. Pastor Jim closes our time with the campers with some words on discipleship in action. https://t.co/eXD5c1zosa
#dhpcjc16 Friday Junior Camp. Graham gives his testimony. https://t.co/QO4EPh71fp
#dhpcjc16 Friday Junior Camp. Skit in progress on a verse in the bible. Lesson to teach discipleship in action. https://t.co/cyYvASccnn
#dhpcjc16 Friday Junior Camp. Kids loved the puppets. They wanted to know if the puppets would be back next year. https://t.co/uJWSexyAup
#dhpcjc16 Friday Junior Camp. Rhonda teaching with some volunteers from the crowd. https://t.co/cA8sUoYve5
#dhpcjc16 Friday Junior Camp. Playing music, giving skits, puppet shows on discipleship in action...wonderful youth. https://t.co/cUCKlwK7Lv
#dhpcjc16 Friday Junior Camp. The band is back and once again singing to all the 11 through 13 year olds.. https://t.co/VYCh2jZ6ze
#dhpcjc16 Friday Junior Camp. 3 hour drive to join camp and teach discipleship in action. https://t.co/dFC5pa2Qy5
#dhpcjc16 Thursday. Swaby's Hope Street Meeting. Altar call: a small crowd accepts prayer and Jesus. https://t.co/Hc6hBL2YMZ
#dhpcjc16 Thursday. Swaby's Hope Street Meeting. The puppets return and are a big hit. https://t.co/MZxzjCuZQD
#dhpcjc16 Thursday. Swaby's Hope Street Meeting. The band is jamin in Jamaica https://t.co/BU97b2Ok5J
#dhpcjc16 Thursday. Swaby's Hope Street Meeting. Dane's Testimony during a pause in the music. https://t.co/OgwmDrWpVa
#dhpcjc16 Thursday. Swaby's Hope Street Meeting. Setting up for the event begins. https://t.co/RK0nALr7Nd
#dhpcjc16. Wednesday. Celebrate Pastor Jim's birthday with a surprise cake and song from Ebenezer. https://t.co/VpFWhCX5iu
#dhpcjc16 Thursday. St. Andrews Church. Stopping in to have lunch before heading back out. https://t.co/Xc1Lm4vSYI
#dhpcjc16 Thursday. Mount Olivet Boys' Home. Basketball after the show. https://t.co/V8AgbsR8iT
#dhpcjc16 Thursday. Mount Olivet Boys' Home. Behind the curtain and the puppets. https://t.co/p0QolVoPLq
#dhpcjc16 Thursday. Mount Olivet Boys' Home. The puppets join the show and one of the boys sings along. https://t.co/h8OxRzXHSw
#dhpcjc16 Thursday. Mount Olivet Boys' Home. Our Leupp brothers and sisters give testimony and song. https://t.co/b4ZsWrheam
#dhpcjc16 Thursday. Mount Olivet Boys' Home. The band at work singing about Jesus and His Deliverance. https://t.co/GgBSv7jgeY
#dhpcjc16 Thursday. Mount Olivet Boys' Home. Some downtime while we wait for the boys to arrive. https://t.co/xkCGnEpOA4
#dhpcjc16 Thursday. Setting up at Mount Olivet Boys' Home. https://t.co/Bj90dnKxqb
#dhpcjc16. Wednesday. Prayer and Fasting service. 3 hours of praying and praising. Really hungry after this. https://t.co/l8vgAiz9s5
#dhpcjc16. Tuesday Prayer and Bible Study Service at Mineral Heights. Felt like a praise service...hallelujah. https://t.co/RsjtCmFYSP
#dhpcjc16. First meal in Jamaica, gaining our strength to get right back on the road. https://t.co/TJYPAS9lz9
#dhpcjc16. The team made it to Jamaica, have been picked up in Montego Bay and are headed to Mandeville. https://t.co/4eVOSBOSwj
#dhpcjc16 Commissioning the Jamaica Team. God bless them and their travels! https://t.co/2UMUdPPlZI

RECENT CHURCH FACEBOOK ACTIVITY

Jamaica 2016 Jamaica 2016 Photo Album #dhpcjc16
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 40 new photos to the album: Jamaica 2016.
Jesus Christ and Him Crucified Sermon from July 24, 2016 by Rob Johnston
Jesus Christ and Him Crucified. Speaker: Rob Johnston. 1 Corinthians 1:17-31, 1 Corinthians 2:1-5.
Jamaica 2016 Jamaica 2016 Photo Album #dhpcjc16
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 19 new photos to the album: Jamaica 2016.
We had fun this morning filling shoe boxes for Samaratins Purse!
Jamaica 2016 Jamaica 2016 Photo Album #dhpcjc16
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 24 new photos to the album: Jamaica 2016.
Operation Christmas Child Packing Day Today was a big day! We packed well over 200 shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. Thanks to those who donated items and to those who helped to pack. We included postcards with photos of our area and wrote notes for each child. What an awesome day! Thank you, Mary Denaro, for organizing such an awesome ministry opportunity.
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 20 new photos to the album: Operation Christmas Child Packing Day.
Jamaica 2016 Jamaica 2016 Photo Album #dhpcjc16
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 31 new photos to the album: Jamaica 2016.
Timeline Photos Welcome to our new staff member, Tom Hammett, Director of Buildings and Grounds! Many of you see him almost every Sunday, because he has been running the sound system for the traditional services for several years, besides helping in other areas of need. Please welcome Tom when you see him!
Please note the hashtag for additional Jamaica Photos: #dhpcjc16
Jamaica 2016 Jamaica 2016 Photo Album #dhpcjc16
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 15 new photos to the album: Jamaica 2016.
More photos from Wednesday in Jamaica. It was a fasting day and then the community walk to deliver invitations for Thursday's event!
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post Some sights on Wednesday from the Jamaica Team at Ebenezer United Church.
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 4 new photos.
Timeline Photos The team made it safely to Jamaica! Please keep them in your prayers as they visit with our brothers and sisters for the coming week.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post Here are some of the puppets from the Reader's Theater/Puppet Club from the DHPC Music and Arts group. DHPC is working with the Desert Foothills Library this summer -- check out the flyer for more info and join us for fun at the Desert Foothills Library for the final session on Thursday, July 28 at 3:30- 5 p.m.
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 4 new photos.
That You May Know Sermon from July 17, 2016
That You May Know. Speaker: Jim Noble. Ephesians 3:1-21.
These are some of the puppets from the Readers Theater/Puppet Club that Music and Arts is doing with (and at) the Desert Foothills Library this summer- plus a flyer for it. Join us for our last session, July 28, 3:30 PM to 5 PM.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post Today was the second Thursday of the month, and DHPC visited the residents of The Heritage for singing, prayer, devotions, and fellowship. What a time of blessing! Smiles all around!
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 8 new photos.
He Himself Is Our Peace Sermon from July 10, 2016
He Himself Is Our Peace. Speaker: Jim Noble. Ephesians 2:11-22, Philippians 3:1-11.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post The Jamaica Team was commissioned this morning. They will join with our brothers and sisters from Leupp to visit Jamaica on July 18. Please keep the Team in your prayers. #dhpcjc2016
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 3 new photos.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post DHPC is making progress towards preparing the boxes for Operation Christmas Child on Saturday, July 23. If you would like to donate towards the boxes, we need $7 to mail each box and also need the following items: children's scissors, crayons, pencils, pencil sharpeners, socks, underwear, hard plastic cups, gum, Ivory soap, boys' toys (hammers, measuring tape, screw drivers, hair accessories (no combs), cash to purchase supplies, etc. Drop off items in Narthex 1 anytime.
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 5 new photos.
Dead In Our Sins Sermon from July 3, 2016
Dead In Our Sins. Speaker: Jim Noble. Ephesians 6:23-24, Ephesians 2:1-10.
Timeline Photos Operation Christmas Child is under way! The ladies are assembling boxes to hold the school supplies, clothes, hygiene items, toys, and other needed items. Complete list of needed items is in both buildings at the church, and we will hold Christmas in July to fill boxes on Saturday, July 23 at 10 a.m. Last year we sent 186 boxes, so let's see if we can double that goal!
The Joy of Forgiving One of the sermons from June 26, 2016
The Joy of Forgiving. Speaker: Rob Johnston. Matthew 6:5-15, Matthew 18:21-35.
Timeline Photos Meet some of our youngest friends in the Nursery on Sunday mornings!
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post Another great VBS! We had 66 children enjoy blast-off crafts, using strategy for brick stacking, flying saucer toss, and acting out the stories of Jesus. Thanks again to the Desert Foothills YMCA for a great partnership and THANKS to our awesome team!
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 6 new photos.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post DHPC workers visited St. Mary's Food Bank today and sorted a mountain of food. If you are interested in joining the work force, we travel to the Surprise location on the fourth Thursday of each month. Ask one of these smiling faces for more info!
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 5 new photos.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post It's VBS time! Wow, check out the Creation Snack Mix, music with Miss Karin, rocket launching and relays. Get a good night's sleep--more fun awaits tomorrow!!
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 7 new photos.
Evangelical Presbyterian Church Jim Noble, Pastor of Desert Hills Church in Scottsdale, Ariz., leads the devotional for the annual Chaplains Workshop. #epc2016ga
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church shared Evangelical Presbyterian Church's photo.
That You May Know Him Better Sermon from June 19, 2016
That You May Know Him Better. Speaker: Jim Noble. Ephesians 1:11-23.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post The Women's Choir sang a special anthem during worship this morning!
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 4 new photos.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post Thanks to Laurann Cook and Kathy Mulder for baking cookies for all the men in our church! The kids worked hard to pass out the treats. We blessed the Carefree Fire Department with the leftover cookies. Smiles all around!
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 2 new photos.
Blessed With Every Spiritual Blessing Sermon from June 12, 2016
Blessed With Every Spiritual Blessing. Speaker: Jim Noble. Ephesians 1:1-14.
The Church Sent Sermon from June 5, 2016
The Church Sent. Speaker: Jim Noble. John 20:19-23, Acts 13:1-12.
Holy Hikers, June 2016 Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 7 new photos to the album: Holy Hikers, June 2016.
Timeline Photos Reminder about the summer worship service changes!
Loving Fellowship Maintained Sermon from May 29, 2016
Loving Fellowship Maintained. Speaker: Jim Noble. John 13:31-35, 1 John 3:13-24.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post We had a great time making mosaic crosses from broken dishes and other pretty items. The first day was spent painting the cross bases and arranging the pieces in creative ways, and the second day we grouted. What fun!
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 24 new photos.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post DHPC's This and That Homeschool outreach hosted author and educator Karen Glass all the way from Poland! When she is not writing books or teaching workshops Karen and her husband are missionaries in Poland.

We hosted 21 moms and dads for a wonderful workshop using the Charlotte Mason Method. "The end goal of education is to make kids the best they can be by making connections and relationships with learning and the world." Karen Glass
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 5 new photos.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post Another productive day at St. Mary's Food Bank. Join DHPC folks on the fourth Thursday of each month and make a difference!
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 3 new photos.
The Sacraments Properly Administered Sermon from May 22, 2016
The Sacraments Properly Administered. Speaker: Jim Noble. Matthew 28:16-20, 1 Corinthians 11:23-34.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post Jacqy shared stories and pictures from her recent trip to India. We are careful in our publicity surrounding this trip, so please limit comments. Thanks to those who prepared the lunch and set up the room!
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 5 new photos.
God Did Not Give Us a Spirit of Timidity Sermon from May 15, 2016
God Did Not Give Us a Spirit of Timidity. Speaker: Jim Noble. Acts 2:14-21, 2 Timothy 1:3-12.
God's Word Rightly Heard and Lived Out Sermon from May 8, 2016
God's Word Rightly Heard and Lived Out. Speaker: Jim Noble. Deuteronomy 6:1-9, John 14:16-26.
The Gospel Rightly Proclaimed Sermon from May 1, 2016
The Gospel Rightly Proclaimed. Speaker: Jim Noble. 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5, 2 Corinthians 5:14-21.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post Our awesome confirmation students were officially confirmed during the Praise Service this morning. Congratulations! We look forward to growing in our faith together.
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 2 new photos.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post Our youth helped to lead the worship music on Sunday during the Praise Service--way to go!!
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 4 new photos.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post More photos from the Women's Brunch. What a blessed day!
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 9 new photos.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post The men sang beautifully during worship on Mother's Day.
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 3 new photos.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post Here are a few photos from the Women's Brunch on Saturday. Each table was decorated with sun hats, and they were beautiful! Each woman received a blessing jar to count blessings. Thanks to those who attended and all who worked together to provide such a lovely event!
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 4 new photos.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post National Day of Prayer in Anthem--to God be the glory!
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 3 new photos.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post Last week's fun with home school children!!
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 2 new photos.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post The Holy Hikers enjoyed the beautiful weather and God's creation this morning at the Fraesfield Trailhead.
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 6 new photos.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post Our amazing confirmation students met with the Session Commissioners yesterday.
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 3 new photos.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post Our Alpha Course folks are enjoying fellowship and study of the Word!
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 11 new photos.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post Our new members met with Session Elders today. We welcome our new members to the family! They will be presented to the congregation on May 15, so give them a warm welcome when you see them.
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 3 new photos.
Photos from Desert Hills Presbyterian Church's post Looks like the DHPC 4th Annual Men's Breakfast was a great event!! Paul Westphal spoke about "A Christian Man in the Sports World". Thanks to everyone who attended and worked behind the scenes to make this event so successful!
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 27 new photos.
Timeline Photos It is the 4th Thursday of the month, and DHPC folks worked at St. Mary's Food Bank! Join them next month for a fun day of working for a worthwhile cause.
Untitled Album We enjoyed a painting class at DHPC! The instructor PROMISED she could fix "anything" -- and she did! Watch the progress as the future professionals take the brush in hand.
No Condemnation Sermon by Rob Johnston on April 24, 2016
No Condemnation. Speaker: Rob Johnston. Romans 7:14-25, Romans 8:1-8.
Untitled Album DHPC enjoyed a beautiful weekend of fellowship with our Navajo brothers and sisters from First Presbyterian Church of Leupp. Here are some photos from Sunday's worship and lunch!
The Presence of the Lord Sermon from April 17, 2016
The Presence of the Lord. Speaker: Jim Noble. Jeremiah 2:1-8, John 5:16-24.
Timeline Photos Teri Ferro led the home school children on a hike today at Lake Pleasant. Looks like a fun time!!
Teri Ferro led our homeschool group on a hike at Lake Pleasant today.
And...........here they are!! Sonny and Cher for your listening pleasure! They arrived for a very special performance at the Jamaica Fundraiser! Wigs bring out the inner hippie in Jim and Rhonda.
Jamaica Trip fundraiser Lots of fun at the delicious dinner on Saturday night to raise money for the trip to Jamaica this summer. If you missed the evening, there is still time to make a contribution for the trip! Please keep them in your prayers as they make preparations. Thanks to all those who made the evening so memorable. We are working on the very special video performance from the evening -- stay tuned, you won't want to miss it!!
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church added 38 new photos to the album: Jamaica Trip fundraiser.
Two or Three People Sermon from April 10, 2016
Two or Three People. Speaker: Jim Noble. Mark 6:7-13, Luke 10:1-12.
Wasn't she fantastic!!? Our very own Siu Yin Lai.

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