What is THE GATE?
The Gate is one of the friendliest churches in the Tucson area! Everyone is welcome: friends, family, cowboys, western folk, or any other type of person that loves to hear about the gospel in a casual church atmosphere. We are not stuck up and we think that red meat is A-ok! (but we like our vegetables too) We don't mind if you have a Big truck or a small car. Along with a life committed to our Savior, we think personal responsibility is part of improving ourselves and our city!
The Gate leadership believes that we are all better together!
Worship Times and Locations
The Gate Church meets every Sunday at 10:00am at the Marana Middle School on 11279 W. Grier Road.
OTHER WORSHIP TIMES:
YOUTH - 5:00pm Sundays
Youth Gate Service
Contact the church for location
MEN'S MONTHLY BREAKFAST
8:00am at Various Locations!
Every first Saturday of the Month
LADIES MONTLHY MEETING
Beautiful Gate Ladies Bible Study/Fellowship
6:30pm Every First Tuesday
REACH GROUPS FORMING
If you are interested in a small group, please let some at the greeter table kn
THE STARTING GATE
Proclaim the Good News
REACH UP: To Know
- Authentic Worship-Seeking & Pursuing the presence of God. John 4:23-24
- Powerful Prayer-Let by the Holy Spirit. James 5:16
REACH IN: To Grow
- Continual Growth-Through a personal relationship with Jesus. Colossians 1:10
- Dynamic Discipleship-Changing people's hearts through the power of the Word of God. 2 Timothy 2:22
REACH OUT: To Show
- Real Relationships-That grow deeper and witness the true body of Christ Family of friends. Jeremiah 29:11
- Effective Evangelism Take the Gospel of Christ beyond ourselves. Matthew 28:19
STATEMENT OF BELIEF
WE BELIEVE...The Scriptures are inspired by God and declare His design and plan for mankind.
WE BELIEVE...There is only One True God–revealed in three persons...Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
WE BELIEVE...In the Deity of the Lord Jesus Christ. As God's son Jesus was both human and divine.
WE BELIEVE...Man Willingly Fell to Sin–ushering evil and death, both physical and spiritual, into the world.
WE BELIEVE...Every Person Can Have Restored Fellowship with God Through 'Salvation'
WE BELIEVE... In Water Baptism by Immersion and the Lord's Supper as a symbolic remembrance of Christ
WE BELIEVE...the Baptism in the Holy Spirit is a Special Experience Following Salvation with physical evidence
WE BELIEVE...Sanctification Initially Occurs at Salvation and a progressive process of drawing closer to God
WE BELIEVE...The Church has a Mission to seek and save all who are lost in sin
WE BELIEVE...A Divinely Called and Scripturally Ordained Leadership Ministry Serves the Church.
WE BELIEVE...Divine Healing is provided for in Christ's atonement
WE BELIEVE...in The Blessed Hope—the second coming of the Savior Jesus.
WE BELIEVE...in The Millennial Reign of Christ when Jesus returns with His saints at His second coming
WE BELIEVE...A Final Judgment Will Take Place for those who have rejected Christ.
WE BELIEVE...In a New Heavens and a New Earth that Christ is preparing for all people
For more information on the Assemblies of God beliefs see their website AG.org
David and Gretchen Willard
David and Gretchen Willard are native Arizonans and are very familiar with the culture and people of Tucson. Originally calling the hills of Greenlee county home, the couple met at the University of Arizona and majored in the business field. The entire Willard family are, without any debate, “radical” Arizona Basketball fans. Better than this, the couple are fans of bringing the Gospel to the people of Tucson! The couple has four children who are excited about helping their parents grow a new church in their hometown! David is an ordained minister and Gretchen is a licensed minister with the Assemblies of God.
David & Gretchen have recenlty been staff pastors at Churchplace of Scottsdale and were teaching leaders at Victory Worship Center of Tucson in the marriage and family ministry. They have co-authored three books on the victorious Christian life and look forward to meeting YOU!
Gabriel and Maria Lobato
Reverends' Gabriel and Maria Lobato are both credentialed ministers and have a heart to serve our youngest church members! Gabe and Maria were installed as pastors in January of 2017 and are excited to help teach and grow our children's ministry at The Gate. Gabe also serves as men's director, leads a small group Bible study and assists with our monthly men's fellowship. They have two wonderful girls Michele and Gabriella.
Dylan and Kelly bush
Reverends' Dylan and Kelly Bush are both credentialed ministers and are the most recent addition to leadership at The Gate and are true servants of the body of Christ. If there is a need, you will see their hands and time helping fill it and meet the needs of others. They have one daughter named Aliyah.
Sue Whitmore loves teaching and leading people to a relationship with Jesus!
JOHN AND CARLENE ENyeDY
REACH GROUP MINISTRY LEADERS
The Enyedy's lead the leaders in our new ministry of Reach Groups.
CALVIN AND CAROL LITTLE
NURSING CARE MINISTRY LEADERS
The Little's bring life and joy to seniors and two different nursing care facilities around Tucson