MEET OUR STAFF

Our leadership team recognizes that we are simply leaders who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ.  We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word of God.  Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ according to Ephesians 4.
 
 
PASTORS

Bill Meiter, Lead Pastor

Bill Meiter (MDiv.)… Pastor Bill has been in full-time ministry for the past 22 years serving in churches in Southern California, Washington State, and Tempe Arizona! Bill is married to his lovely wife Jodi and they have three children: Amberly, Jonah and Benjamin. Pastor Bill came to Christ in 1987 while in High School in Danville, California. He has his Master of Divinity from Talbot School of Theology graduating magna cum laude. Pastor Bill also has a bachelors degree in journalism from Sacramento State University. Pastor Bill’s interests include: Pick-up basketball… the Minnesota Vikings… the Golden State Warriors… sushi… the 49ers… the Florida Gators… riding his bike… studying theology… being with the saints of God.
 

Greg Schaefer, Worship & Music Pastor

Greg is passionate about planning and facilitating life transforming worship experiences for the people of God in creative ways that brings honor to the Lord. Greg is a professional violinist and classical guitarist, with advanced degrees in both music performance and choral conducting. Greg and his wife Brenda have three grown children: Chris, Kirsten and John; and five beautiful grandchildren.
 
Brandon Hilgemann, Associate Pastor

Brandon has served in ministry for over ten years in Arizona, New Mexico, and Virginia. He is also a writer and founder of a popular website for pastors. He has a master’s in Biblical and Theological Studies from Phoenix Seminary and a bachelor’s in Christian Studies from Grand Canyon University. Brandon and his wife, Taryn, love being back home in Arizona, where they both grew up. Together, they have two kids: Ashlyn and Jaxon. In his free time, Brandon enjoys family adventures, good books, and cheering for the Green Bay Packers, Arizona Cardinals, and Phoenix Suns.

 
BUSINESS MANAGER
Stacey Kinkel
Stacey was born and raised in Tempe, Arizona. Her faith journey began as a junior higher under the ministry of Pastor Guy Davidson. Stacey joined the ACC team in 2018 and helps keep things running smoothly. She has an accounting degree and an MBA, both from Arizona State University. Her work experience includes corporate auditing, taxes, banking, Christian ministry management and small business. She is married to John and they have a son, Kyle. In her spare time you can find Stacey reading, traveling, visiting over coffee, enjoying good music and taking walks.
 
MUSIC & WORSHIP
Greg Schaefer
Worship & Music Pastor
Rebekah Budiyanto
Worship & Music
Assistant Director
Tucker & Jordan Swann
Contemporary
Worship Leaders
Brenda Bailey
Worship & Music
Administrative Assistant
ADULT MINISTRIES
Andy Swann
Men’s Ministry Director
Tina Schuler
Women’s Ministry Teacher
tschuler@azcc.org
Jen Tobias
Women’s Ministry Coordinator
jtobias@azcc.org
Marla Christenson
MOPS Coordinator
Kim Lim
Cambodian Pastor
Bob Benzer
Stephen Ministries
Jeff Hoffman
Encore Director
Gayle Molenaar
IN-Joy! Seniors Director
Ellen Bachman
Librarian

CHILDREN / YOUTH  MINISTRIES

Emily Thompson
High School Director
Kellan Bradshaw
Middle School Director
Bobby May
Middle School Director
Frank Pinterics
Children’s Ministry Director
Ceci Olsen
Early Childhood Coordinator
Sharon Kinsella
K-3 Coordinator
Jennifer Sayer
AWANA Coordinator
Eden Callison
NXT LVL Coordinator
OFFICE STAFF
Karen Goetz
Office Manager
Laurie Johnson
Finance Manager
Carol Otto
Accounts Payable
Kathryn Marley
Accounts Payable

FACILITIES

Maryellen Hawkinson  
Events and Facilities Manager
Chris Johnson
Maintenance Manager
Fred Weber
Facilities Coordinator
DESIGN
MISSIONS
Nick Bailey
Website Designer
nbailey@azcc.org
Patrick Cassidy
Mission’s Committee Chairman