Ubumwe Ministry

The Glendale Seventh-day Adventist Church family is represented by many nationalities coming from many parts of the world. The Ubumwe Ministry is a small group of immigrants who came to Phoenix from Burundi, D.R. Congo, and from
Rwanda.

Pastor Joel Mpabwanimana’s passion for this ministry began in 2008, when he visited two refugee patients at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, where he is a chaplain. They felt emotionally, spiritually, and physically comforted and supported by his listening presence, and a fire ignited within him to begin the Ubumwe Ministry, for African refugees.

The purpose of this ministry is presence, which develops strong, trusting relationships with one another. Our goals are to build community within the congregation and within our neighborhoods; to increase our faith in God’s leading, both individually and corporately; and to prepare us for the soon coming of Jesus.

The Ubumwe Ministry is a unique group that helps refugees as they pursue education, learning, employment, healing, hope, and the heart of Jesus. Come join us as we study God’s word together with a humble heart and an open spirit.

We hold our prayer meetings every Thursday and Friday at 7:00 p.m. For meeting locations or for more information about this ministry, please contact Pastor Joel Mpabwanimana, 602-908-9641.

Worship, Study, Pray

Saturday Worship Services:
8:30 a.m.   LIFEcenter (Contemporary)
10:00 a.m. Bible Study Classes (All Ages)
11:10 a.m. Traditional  Service

Friday Night Service
6:30 p.m.  Contemporary (Chapel)

Wednesday Prayer Meeting
7:00 p.m.  The Laver

Latest Sermons

CALENDAR

Monday, October 23, 2017 - Monday, October 30, 2017
Monday, October 23, 2017
Church Office Closed  
GAA Outdoor School/Camp Yavapines  
Volleyball Renters/Gym 6:00 PM  
AAJ / Cleo Park / 42nd Ave & Bethany 7:00 PM  
AAJ / Patty Reiner 7:00 PM  
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
GAA Outdoor School/Camp Yavapines  
Staff Meeting/Myles' Office/Not This Week 9:30 AM  
Produce Delivery/ Community Service/Kitchen 10:00 AM  
Basketball Renters/Gym 6:00 PM  
Bread Delivery/ Community Service/FH 6:30 PM  
Foundations Class / Room 1 7:00 PM  
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
GAA Outdoor School/Camp Yavapines  
BULLETIN DEADLINE 9:00 AM  
Food Bag Distribution for Glendale Members/Kitchen 3:15 PM  
Food Bag Distribution for the Public/Kitchen 4:45 PM  
LiFExperiment Bible Study/Brittney Cortez Home 7:00 PM  
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Ubumwe Prayer Meeting / Room 1 & B 4:00 PM  
Basketball Renters/Gym 6:00 PM  
Finance Committee Meeting/ Pastor Myles' Office 7:00 PM  
Friday, October 27, 2017
Private Memorial / Sanctuary 1:00 PM  
"Risen" Band Practice/Chapel 3:30 PM  
Mosaic Practice/Sanctuary 5:30 PM  
Adult Bible Study/Wagner's Home 7:00 PM  
Glendale Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal/Sanctuary 7:00 PM  
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Morning Prayer Time 8:00 AM  
LIFEcenter Contemporary Worship 8:30 AM  
Bell Choir/Music Room 9:00 AM  
Kid's Choir / Room 6 9:00 AM  
Sabbath School Classes 10:00 AM  
Pathfinder Bible Experience / Chapel 11:00 AM  
Sanctuary (Traditional) Worship/Glenview Sabbath 11:10 AM  
After Church Café/Rm 1 1:00 PM  
Pathfinder Potluck / Room 6 1:00 PM  
Pathfinder Class / Chapel, Rooms 1,2,3,5, & 6 2:00 PM  
Christmas Choir Rehearsal/Sanctuary 3:00 PM  
Adventurers Club Meeting/Chapel 5:30 PM  
Sunday, October 29, 2017
Men's Ministry Meeting/Eddie Turner's Class 9:00 AM  
Pathfinder Honor Day / FH & Gym 9:00 AM  
Rental Group-1/Sanctuary 9:00 AM  
GAA Fall Festival/GAA Feild 2:00 PM  
Ubumwe Choir Practice/Rm 3 2:00 PM  
Ubumwe Prayer Meeting / Room 1 & B 3:00 PM  
Monday, October 30, 2017
Church & School Office Closed/No School  
Volleyball Renters/Gym 6:00 PM  
AAJ / Cleo Park / 42nd Ave & Bethany 7:00 PM  
AAJ / Patty Reiner 7:00 PM