Art’s Story of Change

At the age of 68, Art Betancourt had been living on the streets of Mesa for two years. He was attending the Tuesday night services at La Mesa when he heard about the Resource Center. Little did Art know that his life was about to change for the better. Sandy directed...

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Scotty, a New Life of Change

After completing his 13-month program at Teen Challenge, we celebrate our friend Scotty Jerko as he looks forward to a new drug and alcohol-free life. With the help of La Mesa, Scotty entered the Teen Challenge on May 1, 2019 and graduated on Wednesday June 10, 2020....

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Goodbye to Our Friend

Zachriah "Chuck" Sanford Pennington Zachariah was known as “Chuck” by his friends at La Mesa. He first started attending our weekly meal and worship service five years ago when he was living on the streets of Phoenix. and we were not even thinking about a Resource...

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A Perfect Night

Upon opening the doors to the La Mesa Ministries Resource Center and getting ready for a lovely meal and fellowship, it seemed like a typical Tuesday evening – the smell of delicious home cooked food wafting, the buzz of smiling volunteers and a campus full of our...

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