Posts in Capital Conference
Prayers for Shepherd of the Valley, Phoenix, AZ

In our prayers, we uplift Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Phoenix, AZ. We pray for Pastor David M. Marz, Equipping Pastor John Schaumburg, Children and Youth Director Casey Goslin, Minister of Place Tom Berggren, Minister of Administration Carol Carpenter, Contemporary Worship Leader, Daniel Camacho, Bookkeeper Lise Ryden, and Lisa Henderson with the Shepherd’s Foundation.

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Summer 2019 Heat Respite Program at Grace, Phoenix

At Grace Lutheran, Phoenix, we are called by God to be in the city for good! Our calling during the summer months is to provide a cool place for those seeking refuge from the heat, ​as well as a safe space for building community through the sharing of meals, water, activities, community resources and ourselves. To that end, Grace hosts a heat relief station June 10​th-August 30th​, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more info, visit our website , view a PDF of our volunteer orientation meeting, or contact Clottee Hammons at

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The Transformative Power of the Gospel 

Last Saturday, April 13th, Pastor Miguel Gomez-Acosta and Don Stevens worshipped at Native American Urban Ministry (NAUM), one of the ministries made possible through mission support to the Grand Canyon Synod. 

During worship there is a time for testimony called “Shared Blessings,” where people stand and “testify” of God’s action and presence in life.  We heard amazing stories of how God had touched people’s lives through NAUM.

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Prayers for Native American Urban Ministry, Phoenix

We lift up the work of Pastor Mary Louise Frenchman and all who help Native American Urban Ministry fulfill its mission: to be a ministry to Urban Native Americans who worship God and believe in their own culture & spirituality; to introduce Christianity to Native Americans who may be curious about it; to provide a healing to Natives that may have been hurt by Christianity in the past.

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