5 Things You and Your Church Can do to Support Camp Ministry
- Have a Camp Takeover in Worship
– Invite your kids/youth/young adults/adults who are recent participants in camp to share a brief story about how camp has impacted them. If you don’t have any recent camp participants
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Welcome to the Christian Church in Arizona
On July 9, 2018, the Southwest Conference of the United Church of Christ and some of our Regional Staff gathered to rekindle a few past conversations. Amid a few challenges, increasing camping costs and fewer donated resources for the same. We, both are determined and resolute to continue providing sacred and natural spaces for our treasured ones’ faith and formation. We are not only willing to re-imagine our camp programs. But, also, bring a re-emphasis toward our youth and children’s faith formation.
“It only takes a spark to get a fire going.” Together, we dreamed and re-imagined…
Church Creative Mission and Ministry grant applications are now being received!
These grants seek to help Arizona Disciples churches fund transformation processes and ventures that engage the congregation’s surrounding communities to address poverty and/or systemic injustice.
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¡Las solicitudes de la Misión de Misión Creativa de la Iglesia y del Ministerio se están recibiendo ahora!
Iglesias Creativas de Misión y Ministerio ofrece apoyo para las congregaciones Discípulos en Arizona dedicadas a procesos nuevos de transformación, así como iniciativas que conecten a la congregación local con su comunidad y ayuden a combatir la pobreza y la injusticia sistemática.
Las primeras solicitudes de becas deberán ser enviadas a la oficina regional a mas tardar el 31 de Julio, de 2018.
On May 21, 2017, First Christian Church, Glendale gathered and voted to cease its visible ministry in the Fall of 2017. The congregation named our region (Christian Church in Arizona) as its successor (minutes on file), and empowered its Chair of Trustees, to negotiate its final desires. Our office has been able to walk along side, and care for the leadership and congregation beyond its last celebrated worship service on October 15, 2017.