Sunnyslope neighborhood of Phoenix, AZ
Nestled against the southern side of Phoenix’s North Mountain Park, Sunnyslope is a community of approximately 40,000 people in central Phoenix, Arizona. It was originally established in the early 1900’s as a place where people suffering with asthma and tuberculosis went to attempt healing. In 1959 the Sunnyslope area was annexed into the Phoenix city limits. Sunnyslope is an older part of town and contains a broad scope of social, ethnic and economic diversity.
There is a common saying in the area, “There’s no hope for the Slope.” This can be easily seen as one walks down the streets and witnesses the effects of sin and desperation. Over the last 25 years, many Baptist churches in the Sunnyslope area have changed their doctrinal positions, removed Baptist from their names, or have stopped using the King James Version of the Bible. As those churches have changed, a void has been left regarding Biblical evangelism and discipleship among the community. It is our goal to bring hope to Sunnyslope through the Gospel of Christ