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The church where you belong!

The church where you belong!

A dynamic Apostolic Pentecostal church serving the south Phoenix area and beyond!

Looking for a great church near you?

Exploring churches in South Phoenix? Trying to find a place where you feel at home?

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 friendliest church in South Phoenix!

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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A church for all of South Phoenix

Praise of Pentecost is a dynamic church plant located in the heart of South PHoenix, in South Mountain Village, and is home to folks from all across the south Phoenix area – Laveen, Estrella Village, Ahwatukee Foothills, South Mountain 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!

While not technically a separate city from Phoenix, the area of Phoenix Metro located south of Salt River is commonly referred to as south Phoenix. The region is comprised of several cities, villages, communities & neighborhoods including South Mountain Village, Laveen Village, Estrella Village, Tolleson, Cashion, and Ahwatukee Foothills Village.

About the South Mountain Village area

From the east side of the Valley, the South Mountain Village area starts from the border of Tempe at 48th street and extends all the way west to 27th avenue (bordering Laveen Village), and from the base of South Mountain north through to the Salt River. South Mountain Village covers the 85040, 85041, and 85041 area codes.

There are many great small businesses and restaurants that line the streets east & west along Broadway, Southern & Baseline, and all down Central avenue – and along 7th street, 16th st, and 24th street east from Central, and 7th ave,  19th ave, and 27th avenue west from central.

South Mountain High School (home of the Jaguars, and alma mater of our Pastors) is just 2 miles from the church.

You might see our folks out enjoying the nearby parks like Hayden Park, El Reposa, Lindo Park, El Prado Park, Hermosa Skate Park, Esteban Park, and Circle K Park in the south.

If you’re looking for a great South Mountain church – we are conveniently located nearby within a short 5-10 minute drive or nearly every neighborhood.

Traveling to the church from the South Mountain area

If you’re traveling up from the South Mountain area, you can go north on 7th Avenue past Broadway, then left on Southgate Avenue. The building is about halfway down the street on the right side of the road. From South Mountain the drive is under 10 minutes.

A church for the Laveen Village area

The south west Valley has experienced incredible growth over the past 15 years – blossoming to nearly 50 thousand people! If you’re in the area, looking for a great Laveen church – we invite you to visit!

Traveling to the church from the Laveen area

Take Baseline Rd, Southern Ave, or Buckeye Rd east to 7th Ave, turn left (north) on 7th ave and drive north to Southgate Ave.

Left on Southgate – the building is halfway down on the north side of the street. Driving takes 10-15 minutes.

A church for Estrella Village, Tolleson & Cashion

Nestled south of the I10 but north of the Salt River, Estrella Village and Tolleson and Cashion are currently home to around 120 thousand of our neighbors. If you live in that area and you’re looking for a great spirit filled Estrella church – we look forward to your visit!

Traveling from the central Phoenix, Estrella, Maryvale, Encanto & Alhambra areas

Take the I-17 south through the Durango Curve to 7th Ave, take 7th ave south to Southgate Ave. Turn west on Southgate and our building is halfway down on the right side of the street. The drive is around 10 minutes.

A church for Ahwatukee Foothills Village

Nestled south of South Mountain – bordered by Tempe & Chandler on the east side, and Laveen Village on the west side. If you live in that area and you’re looking for a great Ahwatukee Foothills church – we look forward to your visit!

Traveling from west Ahwatukee

202 west & north, exit Southern east to 51st ave, north to Broadway Rd east to 7th avenue. North to Southgate Ave – the church is about halfway down the street on the north side.

Traveling from east Ahwatukee Foothills

Take the I-10 north, merging onto I-17 N/US-60 W. 7th ave south to Southgate. The building is down the block on the north side. Driving either direction takes around 20 minutes.

South Phoenix Pentecostal church

Praise of Pentecost is a Pentecostal church located in the heart of the south Phoenix community 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 south Phoenix

Looking for a United Pentecostal Church / UPCI church near you in the south Phoenix area?

Praise of Pentecost Church is a growing UPCI church plant and active memberof the Arizona District United Pentecostal Church – the church is 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

Great Commission Pentecostal Church is a great UPCI church neighboring us on the east side of south Phoenix near 40th St & Broadway, not far from the Tempe area

First Pentecostal Church is one of several PAW churches (Pentecostal Assemblies of the World) in Arizona – they have been serving the south Phoenix area for many years near 24th St & Broadway

Phoenix First Apostolic Church is a large Spanish Apostolic church (AAFJC – Apostolic Assemblies of the Faith in Jesus Christ) located near 7th Street & Baseline

Find more Apostolic Pentecostal churches in Arizona ➔

Find more United Pentecostal Churches (UPCI) ➔

Other churches in south Phoenix

Exploring other Bible-based churches near you?

Other Christian churches in south Phoenix include The Church at South Mountain, Elevate Christian Church, Latter Rain Church of God In Christ, and Southside Church of Christ, and a few Baptist churches – South Phoenix Missionary Baptist Church, Southern Avenue Missionary Baptist, and Broadway Baptist Church.

Bible-based, non-denominational churches in South Mountain Village include Life Church at South Mountain, Praise City Church, Southgate Church, and the NPHX Church (south campus).

There are several Catholic churches in south Phoenix including Saint Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, Our Lady of Sorrows Priory, and Holy Family Roman Catholic Church.

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