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The church where you belong!

The church where you belong!

A dynamic Apostolic Pentecostal church serving the Laveen area and beyond!

Looking for a great church near you?

Exploring churches in Laveen? 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 Laveen 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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Laveen church

Praise of Pentecost is a dynamic church plant serving the community of Laveen Village and is home to folks from all across the south Phoenix area – including South Mountain Village, Laveen Village, Estrella Village, Tolleson, Cashion, 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 Laveen Village area

The Laveen area has grown tremendously over the last two decades.

With many beautiful communities & neighborhoods, 13 elementary schools, and an abundance of small, growing businesses – Laveen Village is now home to over 48,000 folks including many growing families!

Laveen Village is the area west from 27th ave, past the 202 freeway, to around 83rd Avenue. Bordering the Estrella Village region, Laveen covers the 85339 zip code and stretches from the Salt River south to the base of South Mountain connecting to Ahwatukee Foothills Village, and expands the south-western-most reach of the south Phoenix area nearly to the Gila River/Estrella Mountain.

Home to the expansive Cesar Chavez Park, and a number of other beautiful recreational parks including Trailside Point Park, Manzanita Park, Barcelona and Laveen Village Park.

Traveling to the church from the Laveen area

If you’re driving over from the nearby southwestern areas of Phoenix including Avondale & Buckeye you can take Baseline Rd, Southern Ave, or Buckeye Rd east to 7th Ave, turn left (north) on 7th ave and drive north to Southgate Ave.

Turn left on Southgate and the church is about halfway down the street on the north side. Driving takes around 10 minutes.


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Laveen Pentecostal church

Praise of Pentecost is a Pentecostal church where you’ll experience Spirit-filled praise & worship, anointed Pentecostal preaching, Bible-based teaching, 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 Laveen

Looking for a United Pentecostal Church / UPCI church near you in the Laveen Village area?

Praise of Pentecost Church is a growing UPCI church plant and active member of the AZ UPC (United Pentecostal Church) located 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

West Valley Apostolic Tabernacle is an Apostolic church near Buckeye & Avondale Blvd (servicios en español)

West Phoenix Apostolic Church is a Spanish Apostolic church (AAFJC) near Thomas & 35th Ave (servicios en español)

Find more Apostolic Pentecostal churches in Arizona ➔

Find more United Pentecostal Churches (UPCI) ➔

Other churches in Laveen

Exploring other Bible-based churches near you?

Other Christian churches in Laveen include Passages Christian Fellowship, CrossWalk Church, and Grace Walk Church and a couple of Baptist churches – Laveen Baptist Church, and Cactus Pointe Baptist Church.

Bible-based, non-denominational churches include Way of Life Church and Christ’s Church of the Valley (CCV Laveen) a large, well-established, non-denominational Christian church.

There are a couple of Catholic churches including St Martin de Porres Catholic Church and St. John the Baptist Parish on Pecos road.

Apostolic Pentecostal Churches in South Phoenix ➔

Apostolic Pentecostal Churches in Laveen ➔

Apostolic Pentecostal Churches in Estrella ➔

Apostolic Pentecostal Churches in Ahwatukee ➔


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Learn more about Laveen

One thing you’ll notice right away about this middle/upper-middle-class region is that most of the homes in the area seem rather new. That’s because in this fast growing community – over 70% of the homes have been built in the last 10 years!

Laveen Village Neighborhoods

Laveen is a suburban region of south Phoenix, Arizona with a variety of middle & upper-middle class neighborhoods. Nearly all of Laveen’s neighborhoods are made up of single family houses, with access to great schools, loads of public parks and plenty of restaurants & neighborhood businesses for shopping and errands.

Here are a few of the area communities.


  • Riverwalk Villages
  • Laveen Crossing
  • Cottonfields Community
  • Cottonfield Ranch
  • Rancho Grande
  • Laveen Ranch
  • McClellen Ranch
  • Avalon Village
  • Laveen Meadows
  • Estrella Mountain Village
  • Laveen Commons
  • Paseo Point
  • Cheatham Farms West
  • Dobbins Ranch
  • Laveen Estates
  • Rogers Ranch
  • Cheatham Farms
  • Villages of Laveen
  • Laveen Estates East
  • Colvin Park Ranchettes
  • Dobbins Point
  • Maricopa Garden Farms
  • Perry Estates
  • Curtis Park
  • Sunland Neighborhood
  • Independance Park
  • Montana Vista
  • Bella Casa Manor
  • Manzanita Farms
  • Manzanita Park
  • Country Glen
  • Cameron Creek
  • Baseline Ranch
  • Amber Ridge Heights
  • Vista Rio
  • Las Casas Grandes
  • Park Meadows
  • Southern Views
  • Laveen Village Park
  • Silverstone Estates
Laveen Village Parks

The Laveen Village community has many lovely parks. From small neighborhood parks with walking paths & playgrounds to larger public parks with hiking trails, bike paths and fishing – the many recreational areas are an important part of our young, active community. Plus with specialty spots like skate parks & dog parks there’s something for everyone in the community!

  • Cesar Chavez Park
  • Cesar Chavez Dog Park
  • Chavez Skate Park
  • Alvord Lake
  • Playa Margarita Park
  • Park Meadows Playgrounds
  • Laveen Village Park
  • Silverstone Estates Park
  • Arlington Estates Park
  • Country Glen Park
  • Rogers Ranch Park
  • Cheatham Farms Community Park
  • Dobbins Point Community Park
  • Estrella Mountain Village Community Park
  • Paseo Pointe Park
  • Cottonfield Ranch Park
  • Cottonfields Community Park
  • River Walk Villages Park
  • Laveen Crossing Park
  • Coplen Farms Estates Park
  • Vaquero Estates Park
  • Dobbins Place Community Park


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