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We  thank you for visiting our website!  We hope that you will see the wide variety of worship, fellowship, and service opportunities available at Palo Cristi. Please continue to explore the site to learn about our church, and we look forward to when you visit us in-person!  We would love to greet you and share our love for Jesus Christ and for you, our neighbor.

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Glyndon Morris Receives Call

Palo Cristi is thrilled to note that one of our members, Glyndon Morris, M.Div, has accepted a call to be pastor to Graham's United Presbyterian Church in Pine Bush, NY. Glyndon has been under care of our Session as a candidate for ministry. Glyndon started serving his new congregregation on January 11 and while we will miss him, we congratulate him on receiving this call and also congratulate his new congregation on choosing a great new pastor! We look forward to hosting Glyndon's Service of Ordination to be a Teaching Elder at Palo Cristi on Sunday February 22 at 4 pm.

Our Mission

The mission of Palo Cristi Presbyterian Church is to follow the calling “to do justice, to love kindness and to walk humbly with God" (Micah 6:8):

To fulfill this mission, we ask the Holy Spirit to help us:

  • Share our faith stories that others may come to know God’s love
  • Maintain an ongoing commitment to Environmental Justice, Peacemaking, and Evangelism
  • Continue a strong commitment to mission outreach; participating in local, national, and international mission outreach projects
  • Offer an open and loving community of acceptance to everyone

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9:30 am Worship

10:30 am Fellowship and Refreshments

10:45 Christian Education for all Ages

3535 E. Lincoln Drive
Paradise Valley, Arizona 85253

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Latest News

Church Family Fellowship Night Jan 25 at 5 pm

After a potluck dinner, our own Deacon (and AP writer), Chris Havlik, will show us what families did for entertainment in the years before television. We will hear some vintage radio programs from the 1930s and 1940s and even perform a radio soap opera live!

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Winter Worship at Palo Cristi

Christmas has come and gone and we are into a new year of worship, service, and praise at Palo Cristi. Join us each Sunday at 9:30 am for Songs of Praise led by our Music Director, Ted Gibson, as we proceed to explore what God has to say to us through God's Word, Music, and our time together.
It may be a little chilly some Sundays as we gather on the patio for fellowship after worship each Sunday, but a warm cup of coffee and an even warmer greeting is a high part in the week of many of our members and guests. Lent and the Easter Season will be here before we know it!