About Us

Living God's Love in the Heart of the City

About Us

Over the past 70 years we have seen thousands of people discover Jesus, express their faith publicly through baptism, and grow in their faith. We are radically committed to teaching
the scripture as God’s Word for our lives.



How long are your worship gatherings?
Worship gatherings at North Phoenix generally last about 70 minutes.


Will there be a live preacher?
Yes, every Sunday Pastor Noe Garcia preaches through books of the Bible. Each sermon is designed to answer life’s biggest questions with biblical truth and offer practical application.


What should I wear?
Our services have a relaxed, casual atmosphere. Come as you are.


What do you have available for children?
We have exciting programs for children of all ages.
Connect with us here.


Will I be singled out if I’m new?
No, you are our guest! Every week there are people who are visiting North Phoenix
for the first time. Our goal is for you to feel comfortable when you attend.


Will communion be served?
At North Phoenix, we typically take communion every other month.

What We Believe

What denomination is North Phoenix?
We are a Southern Baptist, Bible-believing church body.
We believe that salvation comes through faith in Jesus Christ.

Our Staff

Noe Garcia

Senior Pastor

John Shillington

Executive Advisor

Perry Gagliano

Executive Pastor

Chuck Stanley

Pastor of Finance and Administration (CFO)

Lorri Paetz

Executive Director of Global & Local Missions

Brandon Kennedy

Discipleship Pastor

Delia Comon

Discipleship - Preschool Minister

Daniel Crittendon

Discipleship - Student Pastor

Cynthia Arneson

Connections and Communications Associate

Grant Findley

Discipleship - Next Generation Pastor

Rosalva Rodriguez

Discipleship Associate

Granger Riggins

Adult Sports Pastor & College Associate

Rupert Alvarez

Kids Sports Pastor

Ralph Buzbee

Discipleship - Sr. Adult Pastor

Marilyn Nash

Discipleship - Ministry Associate to Sr. Adults

Julie Voyce

Worship - Ministry Associate in Music

Alysse Reyes

Worship Development Coordinator

David Kim

Worship - Student Intern

Dave Warner

Worship - Director Media Production

Drew Young

Communications Coordinator

Gary Noffsinger

Administration - Director of Property Management

Zina Shoup

Administration - Events Coordinator

Daryl Yee

Administration - Manager of Information Systems

Jackie Switzer

Family Life Center Director

Dan Geer

FLC Fitness Training Coordinator

Ed Black


Tom Tamura


Wally Larson


Bill Brewer


Bryan Crouch


Ron Estes


Brad Routh


Dan Snead