25th Anniversary Weekend Schedule

Thursday, February 22, 2018

   8:00 AM      Day trip to visit Bioshpere - Sign up required.

     Evening      Dine out on return - Location to be determined

Note:  Everyone is invited to drop by the SOOP/Guest House during the afternoon and evening hours. Come register for the weekend activities.  Snacks will be provided.  No meal planned.

Friday, February 23

8:00 AM     Visit current work sites                         

Noon        Leftovers for lunch (A typical SOOP experience)

Afternoon   Free time and visiting                          

5:30pm     Dinner prepared by SOOPers                     

                             Program following meal led by Peter Wiebe     

Come prepared to share stories of your SOOP experience.

Saturday, February 24

                         8:30 AM   Pancake and Sausage Breakfast     

                                 10:00 AM   Visit South Mountai    Leftovers for lunch.  

Afternoon   Free time. 

               Possible choir rehearsal for Sunday morning presentation at Trinity     

                            5:30 PM   Catered meal.   Program led by Peter. 

               Local supporters and partners are invited to join us for this event     

Sunday, February 25

     9:00 AM   Choir Rehearsal
          10:30 AM   Trinity Church Service
         Noon   Lunch - Dine out

                   Afternoon, Evening - Visiting at SOOP house, snacks provided

Monday, February 26

Those planning on remaining in the Valley and wanting to volunteer we willl

try to make arrangements for you for the week.

Let us know what events you wish participate in

**   Join us on our trip to the Bioshpere 

**  I/we would like to visit SOOP work sites on Friday

**  I/we plan to attend the Friday eve dinner & story time

**  I/we plan to join in on the Saturday morning breakfast

**  I/we would like to join the group going to South Mountain

**  I/we plan to attend the Saturday evening dinner and program

**  I would like to sing in the choir for the Sunday morning service at Trinity

**  I would be available to volunteer with one of the current work projects or sites

during the week after the Anniversary celebration.

**  I would like to order a 25th Anniversary book (See below)

Please email Marlin Hershberger at mrhersh@gmail.com with your interest and plans from the list above.  You may choose all of the above.

25th SOOP Anniversary

 The 25th Anniversary of SOOP in Phoenix will be February 22-25, 2018 at the Hospitalitiy Services Center Guest House (SOOP).  Alumni from across the United States and Canada will be joined by local persons who have vested interest in our Phoenix area programs.  Plan now to attend. 

In preparation for our Anniversary event we have expanded our annual Volunteer Directory to include information of our beginnings and what we do in SOOP each day.  This is the story of SOOP in Arizona as well as the formation and role of Hospitality Services Center.

This book, 25 Years in Arizona, will be available for purchase later this fall as well as at the Anniversary reunion in February.  If you have interest in the book please let us know so we will know how many to order in the coming months.