Religious Center

Community of Joy

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 623-561-0500
Website: http://www.joyonline.org
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History

The Community of Joy is one the fastest growing churches in the entire nation, expanding from 200 members in 1978 to over 10,000 today. Started in Glendale in 1974, the church moved to its current 127 acre site in 1996. Noted for its innovative prayer and worship services, this "mega-church" has...
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Harrisburg Chinese Alliance Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 717-541-1141
Email: harrisburgcac@yahoo.com
Website: http://home.earthlink.net/~harrisburgcac

Activities and Schedule

Sundays:
Worship: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sunday School/Bible Study: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Lunch: 12:30 p.m. B 1:30 p.m.
Weekdays: Evening Bible Studies at various locations in the greater Harrisburg area (...
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Pagans and Associates Network (PAAN)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 480-884-8787
Email: aleeaw@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.asu.edu/clubs/paan
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Overview

PAAN (the Pagans and Associates Network) started at Arizona State University in 2002 when two students organized an official Student Association for Pagans on campus. This new community reflects a larger Valley-wide interest in Paganism and Neo-Pagan...
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Emmanuel Spanish United Methodist Church (Iglesia Metodista Unida Emmanuel)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Contact Information

Address: 912 South 21st Street, Harrisburg, PA 17104

Activities and Schedule

Sunday school and services are held every Sunday, beginning at 10:45 a.m. and lasting until approximately 2:00 p.m. Bible Study and Youth Night are held on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m.
Children are very important to the congregation. In addition to Bible study...
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Haku-un-Ji Zen Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 480-894-6353
Email: sokai@zenarizona.com
Website: http://www.zenarizona.com
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Overview

Of the thirty-two Buddhist organizations listed in Arizona, over half are in the Phoenix area. While some of these Buddhist centers cater to immigrant or first, second and third (and older) generation Asian-Americans, the majority do not. Instead, they...
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All Saints Catholic Newman Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 480-967-7823
Website: http://www.newman-asu.org
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History

The oldest church in the Phoenix area is Saint Mary's Church/ Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, located now with the All Saints Catholic Newman Center in Tempe. In February, 2003, the community celebrated its centennial.
The original brick church was...
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Beth El Congregation

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 21 February 2019.

Phone: 602-944-3359
Email: bethelarizona@aol.com
Website: http://www.bethelphoenix.com
[flickr_set id="72157621818077717"] History The Beth El Congregation was founded in 1925, when eight Jews adhering to Conservative Judaism began holding prayers in various private homes. After five years they established a synagogue (the first Conservative Synagogue in the area) in downtown Phoenix and held services there for 20 years. In 1950 the... Read more about Beth El Congregation

St. Katherine Greek Orthodox

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 480-899-3330
Website: http://www.st-katherine.org
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History

Before the present church was built, Greek Orthodox worshippers in the rapidly-growing east Valley community of Chandler leased a room at a local elementary school for their Sunday services. In the late 1970s a number of first, second and third generation Greek-Americans, along with an...
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Baha’i Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 October 2018.

Phone: 717-426-4668
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History

The Baha’i Center in Marietta, PA was established in 1990. The first people of Baha’i faith moved to Harrisburg in 1970. Prior to the establishment of the Baha’i Center of Marietta in 1990, Baha’is meet in congregants’ homes, holding services and festivities. Each Baha’i family would take turns weekly to...
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St. Ignatius of Antioch

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 480-892-6224
Website: http://www.saintig.org
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History

The Saint Ignatius of Antioch Mission began in the east Valley city of Gilbert in 1998 when four Episcopalian families converted to Orthodox Christianity. They joined with a handful of other Phoenix-based converts to Orthodoxy to create their own worship community. Most members (approximately 70%)...
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First Baptist Church of Garden Lakes

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 623-936-7148
Email: fbcgl@earthlink.com
Website: http://www.fbcgardenlakes.org
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History

The First Baptist Church of Garden Lakes has its origins in the small, largely rural community of Cashion (in the northwest Valley) in 1953. At the start, the church consisted of nine members -- today, fifty years later, church membership is over 900....
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