The Many Flavors of Patience

Love is patient … 1 Corinthians 13:4 Greetings to all in the Love of Jesus Christ: Recently I have had the privilege to listen in on Pastor Dave Hedgepeth’s on-going sermon series on the “Fruit of the Spirit.”  Paul’s list of the attributes of a Christian in Galatians...

Holy Week is Here

Greetings to all in the Love of Jesus Christ: Holy Week is here – and it couldn’t come at a more appropriate time.  For people with just a passing familiarity with Christianity, I suppose, that could be confusing.  For some people Holy Week is a Palm Sunday parade at...

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Thank You Rev. Jay Deskins

Thank You Rev. Jay Deskins

The Christian Church in Arizona is sending a great big virtual thank you hug to Rev. Jay Deskins.   For the last two years, Jay has served as the full-time Regional Youth and Children’s Minister.  This position was created as a 2-year contract funded by the Creative...

What is Your Vision?

What is Your Vision?

Greetings to all of you in the Love of Jesus Christ: What is your vision?   What wonderful future do you envision for yourself, your family, your nation, your world?  What do you imagine is God’s vision for the human family, for all of Creation?

Disciples Women’s Ministry (DWM) Retreat Reimagined

Disciples Women’s Ministry (DWM) Retreat Reimagined

My Dear Sisters in Christ, 2020 has turned out to be a year of challenges and changes to the way we have lived life in the past.  In March we postponed our Spring Event until a later date, not knowing that almost 3 months later we are still under quarantine.  Our...

DUCC @ Home and Camp Cancelation

DUCC @ Home and Camp Cancelation

This year’s Disciples/UCC Church Camp (DUCC) will not be held June 15-20, 2020 due to the continuing health threats posed by COVID-19.  This was a very difficult decision for us in both the Southwest Conference UCC and Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in...

Holy Week is Here

Holy Week is Here

Greetings to all in the Love of Jesus Christ: Holy Week is here – and it couldn’t come at a more appropriate time.  For people with just a passing familiarity with Christianity, I suppose, that could be confusing.  For some people Holy Week is a Palm Sunday parade at...

We Will Still be Church

We Will Still be Church

Arizona Disciples, May God’s peace and love surround you and your families during these days of fear, anxiety, and uncertainty.  As we have been asked to no longer gather in person, I was inspired by the words of Saguaro Christian Church pastor Rev. Owen Chandler in...

Regarding COVID-19

Regarding COVID-19

First of all, let me express my deep love for all of you and my wish that the peace and blessings of God’s infinite love comfort our spirits during this time of global anxiety.

Templo Cristiano Central Opens a CPE Satellite Program

CELEBRATION OF THE TEMPLO CRISTIANO CENTRAL CPE PROGRAM A Satellite of the San Francisco Night Ministry Please join us as we celebrate the opening of Templo Cristiano Central, a Community Based CPE Program in Phoenix, AZ, which aims to close the gap in theological...

Combined Maundy Thursday Service

First Christian Church, Foothills Christian Church, and Coolwater Christian Church join together for a Maundy Thursday Service.