Pastor Ed

Pastor Ed Bonneau

My name is Ed Bonneau, Pastor of Sanctuary United Methodist Church. We meet in Marana / NW Tucson, Arizona.

Since I am new as the pastor at Sanctuary I have experienced first-hand what a welcoming and inclusive church we are. It has been a wonderful experience to become a part of this congregation of friendly and faithful people, and I would invite you to join us as well. We welcome you no matter where you are on your journey of faith, and hope to be your church home. Thank you and may God’s blessings be with you.

I look forward to meeting and working with you in the coming months to expand our ministry, to share the love of Christ with those who are searching for meaning and purpose in their lives and to welcome all those who are seeking a closer relationship with God through Jesus Christ.

Thanks to all of you for your caring and support. I look forward with great joy to being your pastor. In the words of the Apostle Paul in Ephesians: “For this reason I never cease giving thanks to God for you when I remember you in my prayers.” Blessings upon you!

--Pastor Ed

our vision

Our vision and purpose is to be the kind of church where anyone is welcomed. If you have never stepped in a church or if it has been many years, we want to make sure you feel comfortable from the moment you step in our doors.

We strive to be the church where you feel “at home” from the moment you arrive.

We also believe that the Bible shouldn’t be something used to beat someone over the head with, but instead the stories should be inspiring and fun and exciting. Nothing says that church should be boring! It’s okay to have fun in church as you grow in your faith!

We try our hardest to live up to our mission statement: Be a vibrant and welcoming church that grows in faith, serves Christ, and shares God’s love!

Come check us out sometime and see why they call us, “The Welcoming Church.”

Find us at:
7620 North Hartman Lane, Suite 146
Tucson, AZ 85743
Phone: 520-207-6453

We have started up a new GriefShare Group at Sanctuary on Tuesdays at 6pm. The group will be led by Gary Henry, a Chaplain from Assurance Hospice.

The group helps members to apply biblical principles to the healing process after the death of a loved one, no matter how long ago the loss occurred.

You don’t have to go through this life changing experience alone. A testimony from two Sanctuary church members:

"Grief Share helped me through the difficult experience of losing my husband. The films and discussions made a big difference in my progress toward healing". Jean Kelly

“I found the weekly video program very helpful. It covers several aspects of the grieving process and addresses our various life situations.” Doris Seames

Some topics that will be covered are
“Is This Normal?”,
“Challenges and Journey of Grief”,
“Guilt and Anger”,
and “What Do I Live for Now?”

Sign up on the red table at the church or call the church office (520-207-6453) for more information.

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