Pastor Lupe Diaz

Lupe Diaz was born on April 2. Lupe spent his life growing in old Bisbee and is the oldest of four children. He married his high school sweet heart, Twinkie, on June 1st 1974, has three children, Dominic, Samantha and Jason (who awaits them in heaven). Lupe and Twinkie are blessed with seven grandchildren, Paul Tyler, Benjamin, Matthew, Isabel, Feliza, Mia and Zacheriah.

Lupe attended Bible School of Theology where he earned his BA.

Lupe received his ordination from Shiloh Christian Center in Sierra Vista, AZ.  He was called to Benson to pastor Grace Chapel in August 1988. Both he and his wife have raised their family and ministered in the Benson area. They have seen hundreds of people come to Christ and have seen the church through various stages of the ministry.

Twinkie Diaz,School Administrator, Grace Christian Academy

Children’s Ministry / Women’s Ministry / Board of Directors

Twinkie Diaz, School Administrator

Servants Serving the Church

(Alphabetically Listed)

Jimmy Coran

Board of Directors / Deacons (Ushers and greeters) / Sunday Set up / Highway Signs











Judi Coran

Worship team leader / Quiburi Service / Women’s Ministry Co-Leader / Board of Directors

Judi Coran


Vicki Cunningham

Community Event Outreaches / Co- drama director

Vicki Cunningham

Al Denogean

Conducts church services at Arizona Skyline Nursing Home


Samantha Flaming

Youth Nieghborhood Group Leader, Teacher at Grace Christian Academy

Samantha "Sam" Flaming

John Richmond

Porch Project Manager / Kingdom Men

John Richmond

Carol Richmond

Tele-care / Nursery / Fellowship Table / Counter / Routine Bills

Sarah Rutherford

Seasonal decorating / Paint project


Outside Servants

 Jeannine Hamilton


Jennifer Rush

Webmaster and social media coach