Our Ministry team

Michael Chaffin


Michael serves as our Senior Minister. Michael has been living out God's call on his life in the Valley since 2015. He has a passion for people and for creating spaces where community can grow out of God's passion for us! He feels  it is a great honor to participate in what God is doing in Tempe and beyond.

Hannah Parmelee


Hannah has an infectious love of Jesus and serves as Tempe's Campus Minister. She began ministering with us in 2017 when she and her family moved here from California.

Jenna Worrell


Jenna is a native of Texas where she graduated from the University of Texas in Austin with her Bachelor's in Neuroscience. Her unique background adds such depth to our community as we seek to engage the campus in new ways! Jenna serves as our Worship Minister. She leads us in acts of worship on Sunday mornings but also throughout the week as we devote our lives as worship to God. 

Claire Allensworth


Claire joined our family in 2017 from her time spent serving as an Apprentice at the University of Mississippi Campus Ministry, Rebels for Christ. Claire is a native of Arkansas where she graduated from Harding University with a Bachelor's in Bible and Religion. As our Associate Minister, Claire seeks to serve all members of our family with compassion and creativity! 

Andrew Lawhead


Andrew is a current student at Arizona State University pursuing his Bachelor's in Religious Studies. He currently serves as our Youth Ministry Intern helping encourage the spiritual lives of our teens and their families. Andrew plans to continue ministry by serving as a chaplain after graduating from ASU. 

Allen Matsika


Allen is a master's student in Business Administration at Arizona State University and serves as our Children's Ministry Intern. Allen is a passionate communicator and has a true gift of loving children of all ages! Allen adds such life and energy to our family.