255 North Kyrene Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85226
Phone: (480) 705-0922
Fax: (480) 785-5201
With a focus on peace, harmony and spiritual growth, Valley Unitarian Universalist Congregation is a spiritual center and church offering Religious services like weekly Sunday worship and sermons. Music is an integral part of worship, and services are usually lively affairs with worshippers of all ages from young to old. With a variety of programs and services oriented towards social welfare, justice and environmental conciousness; you'll find classes, lectures, couples counselling as well as an active Social Action Ministry. For details visit the website.
ISKON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) on South Weber Drive can easily be missed as it is not housed in an elaborate building. This single story with a tiled roof is the hub for all Hindus who are devotees of Lord Krishna. The temple altar is decked up ornately with the idols of Radha-Krishna, Gaura Nitai and Srinathji. They regularly have discourses from the Bhagvad Gita and host cultural events as well.
Corona Baptist Church is a multi cultural church offering services in both English and Spanish. The Sunday morning services cater to a diverse population, and music is an integral part of the service- three styles of service from Traditional, Spanish and Contemporary are followed here, allowing for a more inclusive and community centric spiritual experience. Besides the usual Children's Bible study, Youth and Women's groups and Social Service programs; the church also has Library facilities as well as a location for the Market on the Move, a local farmers market.
The Chabad of the East Valley was founded by Rabbi Mendy Deitsch and his wife Shterna Deitsch in 1997 on West Ray Road. They soon outgrew their former site and moved into a beautiful, 15,000 square feet (1393.55 square meters) Mediterranean villa style building, the Pollack Chabad Center. It is named in honor of Michael Pollack who was the major contributor in building this center. Spread across 2.5 acres (1.01 hectare), the complex consists of a sanctuary/social hall that can accommodate up to 450 people, administrative offices, classrooms, a library, preschool, Hebrew school, playground, garden, kitchen and a gift shop. Its striking octagonal tower features 24 orb windows. They regularly hold adult education classes and holiday programs. This Chabad is affiliated with the Chabad-Lubavitch movement.
A member of the Evangelical Free Church of America, the Chandler Bible Church holds Sunday services based around the it's core values and faith. With an involvement in a variety of local community programs, they place special emphasis on the spiritual growth and development of children, and provide a number of programs from Nursery care, to special Children's church on Sundays, and an International Awana program for children across communities, with it's roots in the Christian faith. Each Sunday morning service is accompanied by the choir and instruments, and seeks to involve the entire community in prayer and spiritual upliftment through music. For details on services and programs, visit the website.
Calvary Lutheran Church is an active evangelical church belonging to Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) spread across 17 countries. It propagates the teachings of Jesus Christ based on Holy Scriptures and inspires Christian living among 400,000 members. It is also dedicated to provide training to pastors and teachers in the daily chores of church activities and encourage youth participation in the ministries. Sunday services start with the Pastor's remarks and a worship introduction. After the worship, refreshments are served at the patio. Check the website for upcoming events.
Faith Community Church is an evangelical congregation and does not follow any denomination. This bible believing and Christ oriented community has small group meetings during the week and activities for children, students, women and men. It is led by Mike Tucker.
Christ's Community Church as the name suggests is a Christ-centric church. Deeply rooted in the teachings of the Bible, they have regular Bible studies for men and women separately. Their Jonathan Edwards School of Ministry run by their lead pastor is to gear people to rise up as leaders through training in theology and ministry life.
The Islamic Center of the East Valley opened its doors in 2008 after eight years of construction. This three floor mosque features the main prayer hall and a basement only for men and a balcony on the third level for women to pray. They regularly host discourses and community events. This wood and aluminum structure is a a beautiful blend of traditional and modern styles.
Masjid Es Salam is a part of the Muslim American Society Arizona (MAS Arizona) and opened its doors in 2008. Besides its prayer hall, the building has spaces for youth and community events as well as religious educational programs.
Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley opened its doors in 1954 and is a part of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. This egalitarian synagogue celebrates the Jewish culture through community events, education and communal worship. It welcomes everyone to be a part of their rich heritage through their on-site school, youth programs and adult education activity. The complex consists of the sanctuary, preschool, administrative offices, a youth lounge, library and social hall. The Judaica shop is a nice stopover to buy unique gifts from Israel.
The roots of Greater Phoenix Chinese Christian Church goes way back to 1968 as a prayer meeting. It was from this growing fellowship that a church was established in 1980. It not only caters to Chinese speaking Christians but also to others through their English meetings. They have ministries for students, children and the youth.