Author: Christian Church in Arizona

Greetings from Rev. Richie Sanchez

Greetings, May the peace of God be with you. I want to take just a minute, and introduce myself.  I am Richie Sanchez, the new Interim Regional Minister, for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Arizona.  Our Search Committee, led by Regional Moderator, Brian Frederick-Gray, consisting of “leaders from across the depth and breadth of the Arizona Region” have called me to come along side you and your regional leadership as we move through this time of transition.  In order to begin getting up to speed last week I began meeting with varied regional leadership and staff.  To...

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“Church ‘disrupts the system’ of predatory lending” (repost from DNS)

Original post on Disciples News Service on April 17, 2017 by Rev. Aaron Todd, special correspondent Fresh off a year that brought a sense of financial comfort and security,  the people of Chalice Christian Church in Gilbert, AZ, began asking a question of themselves: “How can we leverage our resources to benefit our neighbors?” Chalice Christian Church has long been a congregation dedicated the cause of social justice and tending to the broken and downtrodden in their community. Under the leadership of Rev. Abigail Conley, the people of CCC are seeking to do more by standing up against unjust...

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