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 an undergrad degree in Music Performance (Violin & Guitar) from the University of Arizona, as well as multiple Master’s degrees: Church Music, SW Baptist Seminary; Choral Conducting, San Jose State University; and Church History & Literature, Northwestern University. Greg enjoyed additional time studying in a U of A masters music program, at Dallas Seminary (Biblical Studies) and at N. Texas State University (Children’s Music). Greg and his wife Brenda have three grown children: Chris, Kirsten and John; and six 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
Tucker & Jordan Swann
Contemporary Worship
Brenda Bailey
Music Administrator
Rebekah Budiyanto
Music Assistant Director
Bobby May
Student Worship
ADULT MINISTRIES
Mike Grimm
Men’s Ministry Director
men@azcc.org
Tina Schuler
Women’s Ministry Director
tschuler@azcc.org
Jen Tobias
Women’s Ministry Coordinator
jtobias@azcc.org
Marla Christenson
MOPS Coordinator
Gayle Molenaar
IN-Joy! Seniors Director
Bob Benzer
Stephen Ministries
Jeff Hoffman
ENCORE Director
Kim Lim
Cambodian Pastor
Ellen Bachman
Librarian
Andy Swann
Video Ministry Director
aswann@azcc.org
Jack Rumary
Young Adults Director

CHILDREN / YOUTH

Ryan Tonkinson
High School Director
Kellan Bradshaw
Middle School Director
 
Frank Pinterics
Children’s Ministry Director
Ceci Olsen
Early Childhood Coordinator
Sharon Kinsella
K-3 / AWANA Coordinator
OFFICE STAFF
Karen Goetz
Office Manager
Carol Otto
Accounts Payable
Kathryn Marley
Finance Admin
Maryellen Hawkinson  
Events and Facilities Manager
Mark Brenneman
IT/Computers
Nick Bailey
Website Designer
nbailey@azcc.org