REJOICE! Christmas Special Offering

Received in many congregations on Dec. 13 and 20, 2020 PLEASE NOTE: Printed materials are not being sent to congregations for the Christmas offering. Our gifts support the work of regional ministries this Christmas. Your regional ministry works to: Connect...

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From Super Bowl Sunday to Ash Wednesday

From Super Bowl Sunday to Ash Wednesday

Greetings to all in the Love of Jesus Christ: I wonder if any of you are feeling a bit of spiritual whiplash as we have gone from Superbowl Sunday to Ash Wednesday in the span of 10 days.  My mind is trying to understand how to deal with the juxtaposition of two...

Thoughts on a New Year

Thoughts on a New Year

Greetings to all in the Love of Jesus Christ: Whew! 2020 is behind us.  The presidential election and transition are behind us.  If only Covid was behind us!  I pray that many of you are getting vaccinated and soon we will be able to see each other in person again. As...

REJOICE! Christmas Special Offering

REJOICE! Christmas Special Offering

Received in many congregations on Dec. 13 and 20, 2020 PLEASE NOTE: Printed materials are not being sent to congregations for the Christmas offering. Our gifts support the work of regional ministries this Christmas. Your regional ministry works to: Connect...

“One Region, Many Voices” Conversation Series

“One Region, Many Voices” Conversation Series

We hope you join us for a few (or all!) of these sessions leading up to the Regional Assembly. Each week three DIsciples pastors in Arizona will share their thoughts on the chosen topic by a pre-recorded video. We will intentionally hear from diverse voices, each in...

Above all, let’s treat each other with grace

Above all, let’s treat each other with grace

Greetings to all in the Love of Jesus Christ: “What’s the hardest thing about being a minister?” someone once asked me.  My response:  “Standing in the pulpit, looking out at the congregation, and seeing all kinds of different needs.” One Sunday I looked out and saw a...

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...

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.