Contact or Visit

  • 1124 North Third Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
  • Phone: 602-258-3787
  • officemanager@graceinthecity.com

Finding Grace
Grace Lutheran Church is located at 1124 North Third Street in Phoenix, Arizona. We are in downtown Phoenix near the Roosevelt Arts District, ASU Downtown CampusArizona Center and the Phoenix Convention Center.

Office Hours
Our office is open from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, Monday through Thursday. We are closed on Friday.

 

Pastor Sarah Stadler

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Pastor Sarah has been serving God and God’s people at Grace since November 2010. Prior to serving at Grace, she served as associate pastor at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Denver, Iowa for 4 years. A graduate of Luther College in Decorah, Iowa and the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, she also completed a year of Lutheran Volunteer Corps in Chicago where she worked at a shelter called Interfaith House. Originally from northern Minnesota, Pastor Sarah is excited to follow the call of the Spirit wherever it leads her and the congregation! Email Pastor Sarah


Administrative Assistant Adrienne kaye

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Adrienne Kaye has served as Administrative Assistant at Grace since May 2017. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, live music and spending time with family. Adrienne is involved with various non-profit organizations to serve the community. Email Adrienne


Caretaker Lester Andrews

Lester has been serving Grace Lutheran Church as the caretaker since January 2014. Originally from Texas, he earned a B.A. degree in criminal justice from West Texas A&M University in 1986.  Lester has over 20 years of professional experience working in criminal justice and case management. He has worked in the areas of criminal supervision, child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, and public assistance to name just a few.  Lester looks forward to welcoming all to Grace Lutheran Church.  Email Lester


organist and choir director Laura Cutler

Laura Cutler has served as organist and choir director at Grace since August 2017. Laura is responsible for providing music for the traditional worship services. She is music director for the Grace Chancel Choir and Bells of Grace. Laura graduated from the University of Utah with a Master's in Organ Performance. Laura is excited to help other's come unto Christ by providing uplifting music that helps facilitate faith.

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Praise Band Leader Chad Cole

Chad Cole has been with Grace since June 2014, leading the contemporary praise band.  Chad is a Phoenix native, graduating from Arizona School for the Arts just down the street from Grace.  Chad started at ASU in classical bass performance, but is now pursuing a degree in jazz performance.  Playing the bass has given Chad the opportunity to play across the U.S. and parts of Europe.  He is enjoying his time here at Grace and is learning much from the people here.  All are welcome to join the Grace Praise Band! Email Chad


Social Worker Jeff Jirak

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Jeff is our Sunday morning social worker and has served Grace since 2002. He works with us on Sundays with the rest of his week devoted to his full-time job as a therapist with Healthcare for the Homeless. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor in the state of Arizona. He is of Slavic descent, and his last name is pronounced "You Rock."   Email Jeff


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Bookkeeper Chris Morris

Chris Morris is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner. He has an MBA from Grand Canyon University and a Bachelors in Biblical Studies from Arizona Christian University. As the Founder & Managing Partner of Chris Morris CPA LLC, Chris focuses his firm on providing accounting and tax services for non-profit entities, creative entrepreneurs, and small businesses.


Church Council

The Congregational Council meets every month on the fourth Tuesday at 6:30 pm.  All are welcome to attend.