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The church where you belong!

The church where you belong!

A dynamic Apostolic Pentecostal church serving the Ahwatukee Foothills area and beyond!

Looking for a great church near you?

Exploring churches in Ahwatukee? Trying to find a place where you feel at home? We’re just a few minutes away!

This is the church where you belong!

  • dynamic praise & worship
  • powerful, anointed preaching
  • relevant Bible study & teaching
  • faithful, earnest prayer

Discover why this is the perfect church for imperfect people in our imperfect world.

  • a place for the whole family to engage & grow their faith
  • to find & follow God’s purpose & calling for their lives
  • explore the richness of God’s Word through Bible study
  • to serve & uplift our neighbors & communities

The church where Ahwatukee Christians thrive!

Join us for worship this week & discover why this is the church where you belong! We can’t wait to see you!

Praise of Pentecost Church

742 W Southgate Ave
Phoenix, Arizona 85041


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Ahwatukee Foothills Church

Praise of Pentecost, a dynamic church plant serving the community of Ahwatukee Foothills, is located just on the other side of South Mountain. Our church is home to folks from all across the south Phoenix area – including South Mountain Village, Laveen Village, Estrella Village, Tolleson, Cashion, and of course Ahwatukee Foothills Village – and beyond.

The diversity of our congregation is a reflection of the rich tapestry of cultures that call the Valley home. Folks of different races, nationalities & ethnicities – from all walks of life, cultures & backgrounds – young and old – and across the full spectrum of socio-economic means – find they feel at home in our church family. This is the church where YOU belong!

About the Ahwatukee Foothills area

Ahwatukee Foothills is a neighborhood nestled along the south and east sides of South Mountain.

Originally planned and developed as a retirement community, the area has become a more diverse mix of retirement, family living, and light commercial zones.

With three beautiful golf courses, loads of hiking, biking & horseback riding trails, 12 elementary schools, and a thriving small business community – Ahwatukee Foothills is currently home to over 83,000 folks, and continues to grow rapidly!

Ahwatukee Foothills covers the 85048 & 85045 zip codes and is bordered in the north by South Mountain, and to the east by I-10 highway and the 202 freeway to the south.

Sharing the South Mountain ridge as a border with South Mountain Village, Ahwatukee stretches from Tempe & Chandler on it’s east border following the South Mountain ridge to connect with Laveen Village in the west.

Families, young people, and active residents frequent the many beautiful public parks in the area including Pecos Park, Desert Foothills Park, Sun Ray Park, Mountain Vista Park, and the aptly named Ahwatukee Park. While golfers from all over find their way to the destination golf courses – Ahwatukee Lakes Golf Club, and Ahwatukee Country Club.

Traveling to the church from the Ahwatukee area

If you’re driving from the west side of Ahwatukee you can take the 202 west to W Southern Ave (exit 72). Take Southern east to turn left (north) at 51st avenue.

Take 51st ave North to Broadway Rd and turn right (east again). Take Broadway east to 7th avenue. North on 7th ave to Southgate Ave. Turn left on Southgate and the church is about halfway down the street on the north side.

If you’re driving from the east side of Ahwatukee you can take the I-10 north following the Broadway curve and merging onto I-17 N/US-60 W. Take 7th ave (exit 196) south to Southgate ave . Turn right on Southgate and the building is halfway down the block on the north side.

Driving either direction takes around 15-25 minutes.


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Ahwatukee Pentecostal church (UPCI)

Praise of Pentecost is a Pentecostal church near Ahwatukee Foothills where you’ll experience Spirit-filled praise & worship, Bible study & teaching, anointed Pentecostal preaching, the outpouring of the Holy Ghost, answered prayers, healings, liberty from addictions and all manner of miracles!

If you’ve never attended an Apostolic Pentecostal church service before, we encourage you to visit a service soon!

Learn more about what to expect at a service ➔

UPCI & Apostolic Pentecostal churches in Ahwatukee

Looking for a United Pentecostal Church / UPCI church near you in the Ahwatukee Foothills area?

Praise of Pentecost Church is a growing UPCI church and member of the Arizona District United Pentecostal Church located in south central Phoenix near 7th Ave & Broadway

Join us weekly for worship 1 PM on Sunday, and midweek Bible study 7:30 PM Wednesday nights.

Contact us for a free in-home Bible study ➔

More Oneness, Jesus name, Apostolic Pentecostal churches nearby including UPCI, ALJC, PAW, AAFJC, WPF, COOLJC, PCAF and other spirit filled churches

Great Commission Pentecostal Church is a tremendous neighboring UPCI church located near 40th St & Broadway – in east south Phoenix near to Tempe and Ahwatukee’s east side.

First Pentecostal Church is a PAW church (Pentecostal Assemblies of the World) ministering the greater south Phoenix area for decades around Broadway & 24th Steet

Phoenix First Apostolic Church is the largest Spanish-focused Apostolic Assemblies church (AAFJC) in the Phoenix area – located near Baseline & 7th Street

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Other churches in Ahwatukee Foothills

Exploring other Bible-based churches near you?

Other Christian churches in Ahwatukee include Lamb of God Lutheran Church, Calvary Ahwatukee, Mountain Park Church, Foothills Baptist Church and Horizon Presbyterian Church.

Bible based, non-denominational churches include Generation Church – South Mountain Campus, Living Word Ahwatukee, Bridgeway Community Church.

There are a couple of Catholic churches including Corpus Christi Catholic Church, and Saint Benedict Catholic Church.

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