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Old 07-01-2007, 10:30 AM
 
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I am working with a 21yo African-American male who has just arrived in Phoenix to attend the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences. I am looking for a church community for him. He is a nice, bright, earnest young man who has made some poor choices since high school, but has gone through substance rehab well and now is determined to succeed as a recording engineer by taking this 30-week course. I would like to know of a church community in Tempe/Gilbert where he could meet male role models and find a Mentor who could help him succeed.
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Old 07-01-2007, 12:57 PM
 
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J9. why are you seeking out an 'African-American Church' - why not just a "church?" Is it important to find a church where white people do not attend for this young man? If so, I do not believe you will find much more than a mixed church (at best) anywhere in the Valley.
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Old 07-07-2007, 07:49 PM
 
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Not true. If he is African American and grew up in an African American church, he may feel more confortable in a "Black" church. There are several great ones: Pilgrim Rest (Baptist), First Institutional Baptist Church, Tanner Chapel AME Church, and Church of the Living God (Non-Demoninational) to name a few. I too am African American and grew up in a "Black" church. Though I have several white friends and co-workers, being in church is very much a cultural experience for many African Americans and it may be a more confortable place for him.
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Old 07-07-2007, 10:40 PM
 
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See both cultures, dont just single out.
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Old 09-22-2008, 12:06 PM
 
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I found an excellent Website that lists a few of the black/African American churches in Phoenix, AZ:

Click here
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Old 05-25-2010, 04:38 PM
 
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If anyone knows where I can take my 17 year old son who is having some serious issues right now! I 'm trying to find a mentoring program for him asap!! Need some thoughts not sure where to go!
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Old 11-08-2010, 03:28 PM
 
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I found an excellent Website that lists a few of the black/African American churches in Phoenix, AZ:

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This is really great information. Thank you! Looking to relocate to Phoenix area and was curious about Baptist Churches.
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Old 11-08-2010, 03:33 PM
 
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This is really great information. Thank you! Looking to relocate to Phoenix area and was curious about Baptist Churches.
If your interest is in culturally Black churches, Pilgrim Rest downtown is wonderful. They also have a campus in Gilbert (east valley). Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church
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Old 03-25-2011, 12:26 AM
 
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