Phoenix First Assembly of God
|Dream City Church Phoenix (formerly Phoenix First Assembly of God)|
Dream City Church
|Location||13613 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, Az.|
|Denomination||Assemblies of God|
|Website||http://www.dreamcitychurch.us Official website|
|Senior pastor(s)||Luke Barnett|
Dream City Church (formerly Phoenix First Assembly of God), is an Assemblies of God megachurch in Phoenix, Arizona. As of 2011, it was one of the largest Assembly of God churches in the U.S. with an average weekly attendance of 10,000.
Under the leadership of senior pastor Luke Barnett, Dream City Church has sparked an unprecedented growth. In November, 2015, the church became Arizona's newest multi-site mega church with the opening of its Scottsdale campus, and then in February, 2016, Dream City Church merged with Community Church of Joy in Glendale, AZ, a union that expanded Dream City Church's reach into the West Valley and took an unprecedented step toward a movement that will break down denominational walls to reach more people for Christ.
Its largest events every year include Celebration of Christmas, a Broadway-style performance featuring a full live orchestra and state-of-the-art technology with incredible special effects. Culminating in a beautiful nativity with a majestic kings’ procession, the show includes exciting new dance numbers, professional acrobatic silk artists, awe-inspiring aerial stunts, and flying angels. Each summer features a Broadway-style musical.
Another notable series of events include "The Season of Compassion" which occurs over the months of November and December. During the Season of Compassion over 3,000 turkeys are given away to underprivileged families that the church busses in from all over Phoenix. The Bike Build/Giveaway occurs around Christmas and the church gives away over 5,000 bikes to underprivileged children.
Other notable achievements of Dream City Church include The Los Angeles Dream Center, The Phoenix Dream Center  and The New York City Dream Center. These are rehabilitation centers that take in the homeless for free and provide them with the means to overcome addiction, abuse, and an assortment of other burdens people pick up in life.
It has an indoor stadium-like sanctuary that seats 5,000 people. It has 2nd- and 3rd-level balconies on most of the circumference of the auditorium. The church also features an elevator, cafe, bookstore and a Prayer Pavilion.
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- Megachurches affiliated with the Assemblies of God
- List of the largest churches in the USA
- Assemblies of God USA. http://agchurches.org/Sitefiles/Default/RSS/AG.org%20TOP/AG%20Statistical%20Reports/LarChu2011.pdf Accessed December 2, 2012.
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