Singles Ministry consists of never married and single again adults who are age 18 and older. Monthly activities are scheduled.


Men’s Ministry meets quarterly for prayer and breakfast. During the summer a fishing trip is scheduled, and in the fall a retreat is planned in northern Arizona.


The Ladies Ministry connects ladies into organized groups which schedule monthly lunches, special monthly prayer for children, and various activities.


Children’s Ministry serves as an excellent time for children of all ages to learn about God’s love and His Word. Sunday morning classes are held for infants thru eighth grades.


Hyphen Ministry consists of college and career ages 18-30. They meet every Sunday morning and have monthly scheduled activities.


Youth Ministry, organized for ages 12-18, schedule events including prayer, activities, worship services and a Sunday morning class tailored for teens.

Acts of Praise

Acts of Praise is a versatile visual ministry that draws and captivates people ministering through music using acting and interpretive sign language and complete drama productions.


Music Ministry features Praise & Worship teams, choirs for children and adults, chorales for youth and adults, which make the music ministry an essential part of every service.

Bible Studies

Bible Study Ministry offers studies to those who are interested in learning more about God’s Word. These studies are conducted at the individual’s home or any convenient location.

Bible Quizzing

Bible Quizzing, including both Junior and Senior Bible Quizzers (ages 5-18), takes place from September 1st of every year concluding with a National tournament in July.

Meet the Staff


Pastor Gary Hogan

Pastor Gary Hogan, a graduate of Christian Life College, Stockton, CA, is the founding pastor of Christ Temple. After a three year pastorate in Palmdale, CA, he and his wife, Elaine opened the doors of Christ Temple in June, 1976.

Pastor Hogan served on the Arizona District United Pentecostal Church (UPCI) board for twenty years, twelve of those years as AZ District Superintendent. He currently serves as the South West Regional Presbyter of the UPCI, Int.


Rev. Joe Vindiola

Assistant Pastor

Joe Vindiola and his wife, Tricia came to Christ Temple in 1993. He is a graduate of AZ School of Ministry. After serving as Christ Temple Youth Minister, Outreach Director and pastor of Christ Temple daughter work, Christ Alive, he was appointed as Assistant Pastor on June 9, 2019.


Daniel & Sarah Abbott

Youth Ministry


Phillip Aguire

Hyphen Ministry


Jayne Hill

Hyphen Ministry


Kasse Foster

Music Ministry


Henry Hill

Children Ministry


Suzie Salas

Ladies Ministry


Chris Wimberly

Men’s Ministry


Debi Hogan

Singles Ministry


Rev. George Craft

Outreach Ministry