In an era characterized by both the contradictory elements of mega-churches and the waning influence of Christianity, South Tempe is home to a longstanding Episcopal congregation led Pastor Susan Wilmot, a native of Britain, who arrived in Tempe four years ago.
Desmond Wadsworth, or “Pastor Des” as he’s known to his flock at Grace Community Church, is anything but your typical pastor.
Residents of Chandler neighborhoods, including those in West Chandler, now have an experienced advocate on their side who is dedicated to helping them build a stronger community.
Summit conferences typically draw international leaders to discuss serious policy matters, but Tumbleweed Recreation Center in Chandler was the scene of a similarly weighty confab that examined critical issues of a different sort, but on an admittedly smaller scale.
One hundred years ago, the Girl Scouts made crunchy sweetness wrapped up in a cookie one of the mainstays of their organization.
Growing arrays of heart-shaped candies, red and pink balloons, chocolate and a chubby cherub armed with a bow and arrow all point to one thing: Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us.
Today this West Chandler neighborhood boasts an aquatic center and park, but in the early 1940s, a scant distance from Nozomi Park, a dark chapter was written-one that only recently has been brought into the light for examination, and, it is to be hoped, a lesson in humanity and justice.
Connie Allen, the physical education teacher at Mariposa School in Tempe, noticed when she would walk through the lunchroom that students’ diets were not exactly exemplary.
Vinny Mirizio, director of business development for Companion Hospice, didn’t always work with families facing the death of a loved one.
For Kariana Blanchard, the early childhood coordinator at Tempe’s Arizona Community Church, the topic of suicide is deeply personal.