Care Ministry

When a friend or family needs help…

The counseling ministry at ACC is open to everyone in the congregation and in the community.  
Biblical Counselor – Michael Decious (available Wednesdays)
Christian Counselor – Travis Dale MA, MFT
The focus is on Marriage and Family issues, while also recognizing individual needs.
Please call the church office for more information and specific help.  480-491-2210
Our Hospital Visitation Ministry seeks to extend the love, comfort and compassion of Jesus to those who are admitted to the hospital. We want to encourage, support and pray for healing, peace and restoration for you and your loved ones. 
ACC believes in extending the love, comfort, and compassion of Jesus Christ to those who are recovering from illness or medical treatment. 
Contact Pastor Bill Meiter at for more information or call the church office at 480-491-2210



Caregivers Support

Our Caregivers Support Group is available to all caregivers who are looking for some caring support, inspiration and prayer, sharing common needs, insight into care giving issues, resource information and peer socializing.  If you are a caregiver and would like help and support, we will come to your home and minister to you and your care receiver – Contact Linda Olsen (480) 491-2210


Stephen Ministry

Providing ongoing confidential care to the hospitalized, the elderly, the lonely, the shut in and housebound, and those in spiritual crisis.
Contact  Bob & Sandi Benzer at


You don’t have to go through divorce alone. We would like for you to join us and begin to learn how to recover from the pain of separation and divorce, how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life from people who understand how you feel.Join our seminar and support group on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:15 in E Bldg Rm5 . If you have any questions contact the church office at 480-491-2210. 
Spring 2019 Session begins Jan 15th 
Our Divorce Care facilitators are: Beth Peterson                                (480) 466-7636         
Grief Share is caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. Join our seminar and support group on Sundays from 2:00-4:00 pm. If you have any questions contact the church office at 480-491-2210 or contact Karen Thelander
The Spring 2019 session of Grief Share starts on Sunday, Jan 27th (from 2 pm to 4 pm) in E5.  Each class is self-contained so you may join the group at any time. Each topic is independent.

Barb Clark and Joey Spears saw a need to freely serve the ACC Community.  They hold current Arizona licenses and have completed the required course in Faith Community Nursing. Together they offer many years of  hospital and outpatient nursing experience.


  • Health advocate for acute and ongoing medical concerns
  • Navigation through the health care process
  • Spiritual support
  • Health education
  • Hospital and post hospital monitoring
  • Review of hospital discharge instructions

Please call us for questions and/or post hospital review. 

Barb Clark, RN 480.221.7156

Joey Spears, RN, BSN  480.273.4539




Looking for friendships with widowed women who understand what you are going through?  
Meet for lunch and conversation on the 2nd Sunday of each month,
11:00 AM at Cheddar’s, 2530 W Chandler Blvd, Chandler 85224.
Contact Jan Christian at 480-940-2380 or Dee Braden at 480-895-6735 to confirm dates.