MARICOPA — Maricopa Community Church plans two upcoming concerts at its church, 44977 W. Hathaway Ave.

The Cragun Family will perform at 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, and The Lore Family will play beginning at 6 p.m. Feb. 8.

The Craguns are a family of professional singers comprised of husband and wife Jordan and Elena Cragun along with Jordan’s father, Ray Cragun, and his sister, Savannah Cragun.

Ray Cragun was a paster for 25 years. In 2013, the family began touring as a gospel musical group and traveling nationwide.

“At a Craguns concert, you can expect to laugh, be challenged and leave encouraged,” the group’s website said. “The Cragun family is absolutely committed to effectively ministering the Gospel through song. They will do this through spirit-filled, Christ-honoring musical excellence for people of all ages.”

The Lore Family, performing on Feb. 8, is a gospel group consisting of Darren and Sandy and their two children, Fayth and Samuel.

Darren was a pastor for more than 20 years.

The group has ministered to hundreds of people and has traveled nationwide, singing and preaching. They perform a variety of music including classic and current southern gospel as well as original songs.

The concerts are open to all. Admission is free and those attending do not need a ticket.

A love offering will be received.

For more info call Robin, 602-390-8999.


Melissa St. Aude is the Arts & Entertainment editor at PinalCentral. She can be reached at