Weekly Update

For 9-24-23

Greetings, peace, and grace to you. We will make a joyful noise to the Lord! Please join Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church for worship on Sunday, September 24, 2023. Our service begins at 10:00 AM. Join us either in person or virtually by Zoom or view the recorded service later on our YouTube channel. Come for… Continue reading Weekly Update

Director of Music

Charmaine -- October 2022

For Charmaine Piane Dame’s background, here’s her summary of how she became our friend and our wonderfully gifted leader. “I won’t say how many years ago, just many years ago, I attended a private elementary school and was a piano student of the music teacher. I hated what she made me do at my lessons. I had… Continue reading Director of Music

Mission Statement — W&MMP

The Worship and Music Ministry Program (W&MMP) draws its inspiration from the Mountain Shadow’s mission statement. We plan and deliver worship services that provide congregants and visitors opportunities to listen and respond to the Spirit through Scripture, the spoken word, and inspiring music.

Creating Recyclables

At church, if you don’t want your worship bulletin after service, throw it in the recycle bin on the ramada. In addition, if you have a beverage during Fellowship, you can either dispose of the recyclable container in the recycle bin or wash the reusable mug for future use.

Collecting Recyclables

Be a part of the Communications Ministry Team (CMT) Green Living Initiative by becoming a Green Living volunteer. Monthly, the Green Living volunteer will collect the church’s recyclables and take the recyclables home for placing in their home recycling bin.  Feel good about reducing the carbon footprint and helping to care for God’s creation.  Doing… Continue reading Collecting Recyclables


Be a part of the Communications Ministry Team (CMT) Green Living Initiative. Creating recyclables — Check out ways you can create recyclables at church (and at home). This is a good thing! Collecting recyclables — Check out ways you can gather up the recyclables at church and dispose of them at your home, using your… Continue reading Recycle


Through the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit, we trust in the one triune God, the Holy One of Israel, whom alone we worship and serve. God comes to us in free and undeserved favor in the person of Jesus Christ who lived, died,… Continue reading PC(USA)

Our Church History

In October 1997, a small group of fewer than ten worshipers began meeting in the auditorium of Coronado Middle School in Catalina, Arizona as a Presbyterian Fellowship under the sponsorship of the Presbytery de Cristo with the Reverend Paul Doedens as the Coordinating Pastor. Rev. Doedens was a retired Presbyterian Minister living in Green Valley. Rev. Doedens’ outgoing personality,… Continue reading Our Church History

Meet Our Pastor

Rev. Rachel Srubas was ordained to the Ministry of Word and Sacrament in the Presbyterian Church (USA) in 2000 and has served as the pastor of Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church since 2006. She holds Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Theological Studies degrees from McCormick Theological Seminary, where she received awards for her… Continue reading Meet Our Pastor