Sunset over the brand-new Mountain Park building.
By Carl Stagner
Yuma, Arizona, is the sunniest city in the United States. Ninety percent of the time, residents bask in sunshine, while even a couple hours to the northeast, the Phoenix area still sees an annual average of 85-percent sunshine. While no meteorologist or travel agency can guarantee beautiful weather, the odds are good that conditions will be pretty incredible for the kickoff Regional Convention of the Church of God in Phoenix, Arizona, April 17–18. I should know; I grew up just northwest of downtown. Continue reading
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Tagged Allan Fuller, Arizona, AZ, Don Doe, Don Wilson, eat, food, Hector Gonzalez, Michael Fay, Mike Hodges, Mountain Park Community Church, Paul Johnson, Phoenix, Regional Conventions 2018, things to do, travel, visit
Photo: Crowds gathered at Arcadia City Church for the snow day!
By Carl Stagner
When the mercury was pushing 110 degrees this summer, Arcadia City Church in Phoenix, Arizona, was dreaming about a winter wonderland. They weren’t going to get it from the sky, however; the last time an inch of snow fell in Phoenix was 1937. They also weren’t planning on a two-hour trek up to Flagstaff high in the mountains north of the Valley of the Sun. But they were thinking about hiring a company that grinds one-ton bags of ice cubes into “snow” as the perfect Christmastime outreach for their community. Continue reading
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Tagged Advent, Arcadia City Church, Arizona, Christmas, Christy Fay, church plant, Cody Bracy, community, Kristen Bracy, Michael Fay, outreach, Phoenix, snow day, winter