Building the Resilient Church Conference

Save the date! Please join pastors, church leaders and families for this one-day conference. Come be part of a global movement that seeks to raise up a thriving and resilient church.

When:February 8th, 2019, Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Where:Pure Heart Church. 14240 N 43rd Ave., Glendale, AZ 85306
Cost:FREE - Click below to register today!

Trauma Informed Congregation launch with Ten40 Church

Historic launch of Trauma Informed Congregation with Ten40 Church and The Faithful City #traumainformedcommunity #ten40church #thefaithfulcity — with Pastor Dave Beach, Michael Crandall, Pastor Shawn Banzhaf, Jerri Crandall, Rev. Sanghoon Yoo at TEN40 Church.

AZTIFC @ First Things First

Marcia Stanton and Rev. Sanghoon Yoo presenting on "Integrating Science and Faith to Build a Resilient Community" at First Things First Summit! #traumainformedcommunity #thefaithfulcity #azaceconsortium #scienceandfaith — with Marcia Stanton and Aubrey Barnwell at Phoenix Convention Center.

ACEs and Mindfulness presentation @ ASU Downtown

Marcia Stanton and Rev. Sanghoon Yoo did a presentation on ACEs and mindfulness at a ASU nursing doctoral student class. Big thanks to Dr. Charlotte Thrall who invited us. Beauty and power of collaboration in AZTIFC movement with Medical social worker, nursing school professor and a pastor doing something together! 😮💛 #traumainformedcommunity #thefaithfulcity #aztifc #azaceconsortium #traumainformednursing

AZTIFC with American Bible Society

Another great highlight for AZTIFC (Arizona Trauma Informed Faith Community) as American Bible Society Trauma Healing Team visited Phoenix. Excited for our future collaboration! #traumainformedcommunity #aztifc #americanbiblesociety #thefaithfulcity — with Jeremy Wood, Jaylynn Smith, Gary Kinnaman.

AZ Trauma Informed Faith Community Movement

AZTIFC (Arizona Trauma Informed Faith Community) movement advances everyday with so many passionate, compassionate and committed leaders! #traumainformedcommunity #aztifc

Mending the Soul @ AZTiFC Monthly Gathering

Another great meeting of AZTIFC (Arizona Trauma Informed Faith Community) with the presentation of Mending The Soul ministry! #aztifc #thefaithfulcity #mendingthesoul

TFC @ The Arizona Faith Network

AFN (Arizona Faith Network) annual gathering was successful and fruitful! #arizonafaithnetwork #traumainformedcommunity

TFC @ Behavioral Health Conference

Pastor Sanghoon Yoo and Brenda Cochran presenting at the Behavioral Health Conference at St. Patrick's Catholic Church on "Building A Trauma Informed Faith Community: Bridging the gap between Faith and Mental Health."

TFC @ Crisis Care Team Training

The founder of P82 Project and The Resilient Church session speaker Deborah Mihalik Geesling is offering Crisis Care Team Faith-based Training in Gilbert! #p82projectrestoration #crisiscareteam

Recovery Rising Graduation @ ASU

So honored to attend the graduation ceremony at ASU hosted by Recovery Rising, Sexual and Relationship Violence Program and The Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience! It’s so great being with amazing servant leaders in the community!! #asugrad #traumainformedcommunity

Trauma Informed Discussion @ GYOFF

New director Maria Fuentes, Sam Burba and Terrilyn Miller at GOYFF (Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family). We had great discussion on the trauma informed community movement! #traumainformedcommunity #aztifc #goyff

AZ Trauma Informed Congregation Movement

There's Trauma Informed Worship Night with Ten40 Church, which happens one Sunday each month! #traumainformedcongregation #thefaithfulcity.

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The Faithful City @ ASU welcoming and serving new students by participating in various events organized by ASU including Passport, Tiki-Luau, Ice-cream social and several others.

Resume and Interviewing Skills Workshop

The Faithful City conducts Resume building and Interviewing Skills Workshop for new ASU students and YPR (Young People in Recovery) youth.

TFC Leadership Retreat

TFC conducted a leadership retreat in a 3-day camp at Spirit in The Desert retreat center. The retreat focussed on Dealing with bitterness in life among participants.

TFC playing a major role in MYlife 2.0

SHINE Phoenix started replacing My Life on 3rd Wednesday!

It was a GOOD beginning as all youth and senior leaders from communities came and actively engaged in the discussion for My Life 2.0 development and individual accountability focus!

TFC marches in MLK Parade

The Faithful City is part of Mesa MLK parade celebration! Love & Respect for MLK and the legacy!!

We marched for MLK festival in Mesa, as part of global community for better world tomorrow!!


TFC CRUSH Luncheon

The Faithful City Crush Servant-Leader Annual Luncheon was AMAZING with AMAZING people of Servant Leadership!!

TFC CRUSH Servant Leadership Award went to Linda Morris, Ben and Sarah Sanders, Henry, Rosie!!

CRUSH Luncheon 2015

TFC participated in RAT Race

The Faithful City participated in annual RAT RACE ( Run Against Trafficking) for the 2nd time to raise aware against human trafficking.

Volunteer Recognition Award for TFC

The Faithful City was awarded the Volunteer Recognition Award for Hudson Park Beautification Project with the City of Tempe Award! TFC has been gathering every first Saturday of the month since 2009 to clean the park. Sincerely appreciate the project managers, Samir Gupta and Nihanth Wagmi!!

City of Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell with Councilmember Lauren Kuby present the award to Pastor Yoo.

Hudson Park

A-Mountain top Prayer

The Faithful City praying faithfully every year at the top of "A" mountain" at sun rise, Jan 1st!! Welcoming the Lord in this new year with Psalm 27!!!

Hudson Park

PASSAGE Transition Holiday Party

PASSAGE Transition Youth Coalition had Holiday Assembly reflecting all years' effort in the past and envisioning coming year's service to the youth! The Fatihful City Crush Servant-Leader ran the program with Board of Directors of PASSAGE Coalition!!

Hudson Park

TFC presents for AZ Summit on Volunteerism

What would encourage a young volunteer’s long-term commitment to volunteerism and service learning? The workshop presented systematic measurement and reflection exercises for internalizing meaningfulness in serving the community and achieving self-actualization as servant leader. The reflective practice for meaningful self would facilitate a long-term commitment to volunteer activity. In addition, TFC introduced how to develop a relational accountability to sustain and grow a meaningful lifestyle servant leadership.

Stadium CleanUp

TFC Thanksgiving Gathering

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone with love of God that flows forever! So grateful for Jesus who brought life everlasting, family in his love, community of hope and passionately reaches to the nations faithfully and powerfully!!

Good time with TFC family for thanksgiving dinner! Great food, good people and fun fellowship!!

Stadium CleanUp

TFC Cleans Up ASU Stadium

TFC servant leaders, waking up early morning on Sunday and join to the community service! After big win against Notre Dame we clean the stadium, clean the heart, clean the community!
Go ASU and Go TFC Servant Leaders.

Stadium CleanUp

Sparky prays for ASU.

My dear youngest daughter Joyce! Before Taylor's Place was built, there was Sparky's Carnival (2008) and we made him pray with us :) We are at Sparky's Carnival in ASU Downtown campus and we made him pray with us again! Beautifully grown up high schooler Joyce, love you so much!! Just simply Praise the Lord!!!
-Pastor Yoo

TFC @ Refugee Highway Conference

Pastor Yoo and Jessica Pullen presented a model of lifestyle discipleship and servant leadership in the diasporic community and postmodern cultural context. Examined missiological paradigms of field work, seeking a Biblically solid and culturally sensitive model to raise Jesus followers in today's complex and fast changing world. Most foundational and inspirational root of multi-ethnic discipleship ministry, the impartation of Father's heart, will be discussed with theological explanation and practical stories.
It was GREAT gathering with GREAT people. HUGE THANKS to Bonnie Lloyd and Cherie Gray!!
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Arizona Blue Ribbon Foster Family Event

The Faithful City Crush Servant-Leaders did face painting for foster family children on April 26 at Chase Field as Arizona Blue Ribbon Association invited 1000 foster family members to DBacks game!

TFC recognized at MyFest

The Faithful City was recognized with an award for its service and organizational efforts at MyFest. It was a great award of appreciation for the servant leaders who have been serving the community with MYLIFE program.

TFC cleans Wells Fargo Arena

Victory at game, Vitality of The Faithful City Crush Servant Leaders cleaning the ASU Wells Fargo arena through midnight!

Go ASU and Cheers TFC Servant Leaders with amazing servant heart !!!

Stadium Cleaning

SHINE every 2nd & 4th Fridays

The Lord blessed TFC SHINE so much as we start the semester with the great family from nations!

S H I N E - tutoring and mentoring meets every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month. Fellowship and interact with amazing servant leaders!
Experience, Connect, Learn and Serve the Community with Mentoring, Music, Art, Language etc.
Time : 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 1040 E Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85281


TFC SHINE Team presents @ MyLife

The SHINE Project Team which has been working throughout the semester to empower underprivileged youth through mentoring and relationships presents @ MyLife.
SHINE! We are so grateful for SHINE participants this semester!! Go SHINE, TFC CRUSH Servant Leaders!!
S – Share Love.
H – Hangout and Help.
I – Inform and Inspire.
N – Nurture and re-NEW.
E – Eat and Engage.

Hudson News

ASU partnering with TFC for USL Program

Brooke Cheser an Arizona State Univerity (ASU) Intern with The Faithful City for the University Service Learning Program made a class presentation at ASU with her experience and involvement with TFC Community Service Projects.

Project SHINE

CORA Tempe Service Day

Council of Religious Advisors @ ASU (CORA) Tempe Service Day organize The Centers for Habilitation (TCH) Carnival at ASU Old Main. We served TCH clients with lots of games and The Faithful City served with face painting.


TFC CRUSH Servant Leader Training

CRUSH Servant Leadership training started at ASU. Many young people groups from many nations with many exciting projects for the semester will be planned and done by all these good servant hearted young people! Huge blessing from God.
When : Every Thursday 7:30pm
Where : Memorial Union @ ASU

Project CRUSH

TFC MELT Multi-Ethnic Worship

MELT worship service and discipleship training every Sunday. Come join us @ ASU

When : Every Sunday 11:00am
Where : @ ASU


Certificate of Recognition

The Office of the Governer, City of Tempe awarded TFC a certificate of recognition for it work in helping the community and working to bring about a positive change.

TFC receives Outstanding Service Award

The City of Tempe gave TFC the Outstanding Service award for Adopt-a-Park program with Hudson park beautification project. Meanwhile, TFC leaders braved the hot weather to clean the Hudson Park once again on June 7th!

TFC makes it to The State Press

ASU newspaper The State Press took notice of TFC's regular park clean up and covered our activities in their newspaper. This month, TFC went about its regular schedule to clean the Hudson Park. TFC was joined by Tempe Metropolitan Church (TMC) who have been helping TFC clean Hudson Park since October 2011. After cleaning, there was BBQ and sports where people from the neighborhood joined in.

Pastor Yoo talks about "Relational Inspiration for Lifestyle Servant Leadership" .

Pastor Sanghoon Yoo talked about how relationship building is a key part of servant leadership. He presented the servant leadership lifestyle followed at TFC which is based on building sincere relationships, mentoring and multi-cultural sensitivity.

COMPEF Network was activated to help out at a Mobile Home Park.

COMPEF being put in action when a fire broke out at a Mobile Home Park in Tempe. Fire and Police departments rushed to put out the fire and salvage the property. The fire broke out in the Manager's Mobile Home, which also housed the electricity grid for the entire Mobile Park. Due to the fire, the entire community was left without electricity on the hottest day of the year. COMPEF network was set in motion by the Mike Reichling from the Fire department...

Our Upcoming Events

December 1st

Hudson Park Beautification

December 6th-7th

Arizona Summit on Volunteerism

February 8th

The 2nd Annual Resilient Church Conference

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