Rabbi (s) Ben and Martha Mendoza have been in Messianic Jewish ministry since 2002, started at Beth Yachad, Phoenix, AZ. Responded to “The Call”, to proclaim the gospel to the Jew first and then to the Gentiles, by being a servant of Messiah. Currently they are serving actively in the harvest fields of the Hispanic communities in the south west valley of Arizona. They were raised in the area and are very familiar with these communities.
2002 Greeters at Beth Yachad, Phoenix, AZ
2003 Set up and tear down crew, part of worship and praise team
January 14, 2004 Ordained Deacons at Beth Yachad, Phoenix, AZ, continued on worship and praise team.
June 3, 2006 Ben Mendoza ordained Elder at Beth Yachad, Phoenix, AZ
September 9, 2006 Martha Mendoza ordained Elder at Beth Yachad, Phoenix, AZ
March 14, 2009 Ordained Messianic Pastors by Beth Yachad (Rabbi Harlon Picker). Established Beth Yeshua Ha Go’el congregation.
May 12, 2012 Ordained Messianic Rabbi(s) by Beth Yachad, officiated by Messianic Jewish Rabbi Harlon Picker.
Education: 7/30/11 Bachelors of Religious Education in Middle Eastern Studies, American Institute of Holy Land Studies, Little Rock, Arkansas (program taught at Beth Yachad).
Other ministry Achievements:
1998-2000 Music City Assembly of God, Nashville Tennessee, praise and worship team.
1991 Vacation Bible School of Immanuel Southern Baptist Church, La Puente, California,
3 rd and 4th grade teachers.
1984 North Phoenix Baptist Church Phoenix Az. Re-established Bilingual Spanish Adult Bible Study.
8/19/84 North Phoenix Baptist Church, Leadership training diploma.