West Chandler experiences influx of entrepreneurial initiative, priests, in nod to globalization

When Dr. A. J. Chandler settled in the Arizona Territory in 1891, he couldn’t have known that one day in the future, the city named for him would host a gathering of African-born clergy.

Changes loom for burgeoning congregation at St. Andrew’s

With more than 6,000 registered families, growing by another 250 families each year, St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church is one of the more dynamic congregations in Chandler

Seton teen’s mission of mercy for second-chance moms lets him define a cause

It was more than just getting ready for school: He was on a mission of mercy.

Seton hosts world-famous musician who overcame disability, inspired millions

Widely acclaimed guitarist and singer-songwriter Tony Melendez, who overcame significant disabilities and went on to inspire millions, will perform Monday, Jan. 30 at Seton Catholic Prep and St. Mary Church in Chandler.

Grace Community marks a half century of committment

Fifty years ago this month, on a frosty Sunday morning, it was standing-room-only inside a small church on the outskirts of Tempe. That’s when 355 souls gathered for the first-ever service at Grace Community Church.

Eye-catching red doors at St. James Episcopal Church designed to welcome

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.

Day of Healing for those wounded by divorce, separation

Barb Lishko, the marriage preparation coordinator at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Chandler, spends her days helping couples prepare for their happily-ever-after.

Finding a Better Way: First Baptist Church of Tempe Offers Community a Path through...

As a pastor, I’m confronted with stories of trial and tribulation on a daily basis.

Pastor’s Corner

“God did not intend that you leave your brain on the doorstep of the church.”

Suicide prevention advocate driven by family legacy

For Kariana Blanchard, the early childhood coordinator at Tempe’s Arizona Community Church, the topic of suicide is deeply personal.
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