The Well Online
Due to the COVID-19 shutdown, all Well services will be online until further notice.
Even after the shutdown ends, The Well is committed to offering a fully functioning online church complete with worship services, Well KIDS, and Online Connect Groups.
Watch The Well Live Sundays at 10am Arizona time, watch past sermons, watch Well KIDS Online, try a new Online Connect Group below, etc.
2020 has probably helped you to see some things more clearly.
Maybe you have a better perspective on the brevity of life, your loved ones, your priorities, the value of essential workers, the importance of medical science, the way you spend your time, the political views of your friends and family, perhaps even America itself.
During Clarity, we will explore some things that 2020 has helped us to see more clearly.
Nov. 8 America
Nov. 15 Christianity, with Special Guest Frank Schaeffer
Nov. 22 Family and Friends and Your Career (online and outdoor service)
Explore how this year has helped you to see life with 2020 Clarity.
Outdoor Worship Service
Now that our livestream is working at well.online.church, we will hold one outdoor worship service on November 22 at 10am for those who would like to meet in person, as an experiment to see how it will work for us.
Tumbleweed Park- Sugar Beet Pavilion
745 E. Germann Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85286
From Germann Rd, turn south onto Hamilton St. Then turn left into the Tumbleweed parking lot. The Sugar Beet Pavilion is a small shelter on the south end of the parking lot next to the soccer/football fields.
There will not be any shade, so bring your own hat, umbrella, tent, and/or sunscreen.
There are restrooms and a children's play structure nearby. There will be no supervision provided for children.
For those who prefer to attend online, the livestream will continue every week as usual.
As with any church event, attendance is voluntary, and we will observe COVID-19 precautions:
1. Wear a mask.
2. Physically distance.
3. Bring your own chair.
4. Bring your own coffee, or other drink.
5. There will be no music or singing.
6. There will not be any shade, so bring your own hat, umbrella, tent, and/or sunscreen.
The service will last 30-45 minutes and will consist of an abbreviated sermon and the chance to see some church friends in person.
Advent 2020: All Was Not Calm
This Christmas will feel different than others.
We will celebrate during the darkness of a pandemic, often at a distance from those we love. It may feel even more painful because of the "warm and fuzzy" feelings we have toward Christmas, an idyllic view of a perfect day of light and inspiration, like the lyrics of "Silent Night."
But that's not what the first Christmas was like.
The real Christmas story tells us that it was not a silent night and all was not calm. Jesus was born into a dark, noisy world, a world ruled by dictators, with fear of disease, and increasing hatred for those perceived as different in any way. When the Christmas story speaks of light shining into the darkness, we now know what that darkness feels like.
The first Christmas was just like this one.
The world into which Jesus was born was just like ours. So, in 2020, the real Christmas story means more now than ever. This Advent, beginning November 29, join us for "All Was Not Calm."
Thank you for your interest in The Well.
We normally meet at Hancock Elementary School (Alma School and Germann) in Chandler, Arizona, but during Coronavirus social distancing our worship services are online only at well.online.church until further notice.
If you're looking for a church where thinking, compassionate people can find a spiritual home and cultivate a Jesus-inspired life...
You are welcome here, and so are your questions and doubts.
You don't have to check your brain at the door, because if God created you with a brain, then it's okay to use it in church.
And, ultimately, following Jesus is not just about what you believe; it's about how you live and love. The Well is a place to express both your faith and your doubts, so you can grow to become your best self, and partner with God make a difference with your life.
If that sounds like the kind of community you're interested in, we hope to see you online this Sunday!
The Well meets Sundays at 10am, and services last about 70 minutes. Well KIDS (infant- 6th grade) is offered during the service.
IT ALL STARTS HERE
The Well is a place of hope, meaning, and purpose where we can be inspired, grow as followers of Jesus Christ, and be a part of something bigger.
More and more people feel like they no longer fit in the type of Christianity they see today. It can be:
Too unlike Jesus
Too out of touch, and
Too closed to the questions ordinary people have about faith.
That's why we started The Well.
We believe that following Jesus should be refreshing, positive, and pull us together instead of pushing us apart.
The mission of The Well is to create a community where thinking, compassionate people can find a spiritual home and cultivate a Jesus-inspired life.
The Well is a place where:
You are free to express both your faith and your doubts.
You can spiritually grow to become your best self.
And you can partner with God to make a difference with your life.
You'll experience practical teaching from the Bible that will give you hope and wisdom for your everyday life, inspiring worship music, an excellent children's ministry, and the love of a church family who welcomes you with no hidden agenda.
No matter who you are, you are welcome at The Well. We cheer each other on because none of us is perfect, and everyone belongs.
Something different is needed now more than ever. If this sounds like the kind of community you're looking for...
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