A Few Terms

Here are a few terms and acronyms in use at First Church.


(Phoenix Arizona Congregationalists) – A monthly lunch-time gathering for people interested in trying out diverse restaurants and cuisines with a distinct conversation theme each time. Join us for lunch!


Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Questioning and/or Queer

1 in 10 (or one-n-ten)

A not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving and assisting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth, providing them with tools to improve self esteem and acceptance of who they are.


Alcoholics Anonymous


Narcotics Anonymous


A senior-friendly social group meeting monthly for an educational seminar and potluck lunch. It's an opportunity to get to know one another while learning about topics like Liberty Wildlife, The Valley Readers Theatre Group, new techniques for CPR and The Civil War.

Typically happening on the second Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. at the church.

UCC: United Church of Christ

Our denomination.

Southwest Conference

The regional branch of the UCC including Arizona, New Mexico and El Paso, Texas

Arizona MIHA (formerly UCAN)

The Arizona Maricopa Interfaith HIV/AIDS Alliance.