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623.937.7298 | 5902 W. Cactus Rd | Glendale, AZ 85304
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PLAN A VISIT
We’re so grateful that you are
interested in visiting our family! Checking out a church for the first
time can be intimidating or confusing but it’s our goal to make your
first-time experience at our church as easy and hassle-free as possible.
Make sure to stop by the welcome kiosk located in the center of our commons! Our commons can be found through the double doors in front of the building!
WHAT ABOUT MY FAMILY?
At Glendale Nazarene Church, we love kids. That’s why we designed a fun, new, interactive space just for them. With music, drama, and storytelling, kids learn about God’s love every week. Our kids church service runs at the same time as the adult service.
High School Ministry gathers every Sunday to celebrate life and connect with God through laughter, great music, videos, and challenging messages from God’s Word.More Information
MEET OUR STAFF
Pastor Keith Schubert has been at GNAZ as the Lead Pastor for the past 5 years. He has studied at MidAmerica Nazarene University (undergrad) as well at The University of Manchester (Graduate). He is passionate about communicating God's Word in a modern, engaging way. For fun, you will usually see Pastor Keith out with his family probably enjoying a piece of pie and coffee. As he's said many times here before: "Coffee is proof that God loves us!" Pastor Keith is blessed to be married to the love of his life, Ragan and has two incredible kids: Anna, 13 and Amos, 9.
Associate Lead Pastor
Gary Spruill has served as Assistant Lead Pastor since 2012. His education includes a BA from Mid-America Nazarene, Master Degree from Pittsburg State and an Education Specialist Degree from Pittsburg State. His greatest joy is being with people and sharing the love of Jesus with them. Pastor Gary and his wife Tammy have been married for 37 years and have three daughters, three son-in- laws, and four grandchildren.
Youth/Young Adult Pastor
Pastor Jeff Gee has served as Youth/Young Adult Pastor at Glendale Nazarene since 2014. Jeff loves being a part of teaching, the spiritual journey's of young people, and seeing them be transformed into life long followers of Jesus. His greatest joy in ministry is seeing young people Love Up, In and Out in their church, their families and their world, together. Jeff has been married to Jana for 25 years and has one son Nathan and daughter-in-law Nicole. Together they have served in youth ministry for 25+ years. Jeff and Jana grew up in the mid-west and have been in Arizona since 2001.
Children & Families Pastor
Pastor Shawna Rench serves as Pastor to Children and Families. Shawna loves teaching kids and their families about how much God loves them! She graduated from Northwest Nazarene University with a B.A. in Elementary Education. Shawna has a fabulous husband, Pastor Jesse, and is blessed that they share a passion for ministry. They have four amazing kids - Kylee, Tyler, Katelyn, and Hannah and you can often find her supporting them at their activities. Two of Shawna’s favorite places to go are Disneyland and the beach. For Shawna, any day is better when she has an extra-hot latte in hand!
Pastor Paul Magnuson and his wife Vangie came to GNAZ 14 years ago & took over the Ambassadors Sunday School Class in 2005. Paul enjoys serving in Pastoral Leadership, serving God’s people and as the Senior Adult Pastor/Chaplin. God has blessed him and Vangie with a fruitful ministry in GNAZ & with our Nazarene District. He became a staff member in 2011 & from that time has continued his pastoral education, and duties. It is for God’s Glory that he proclaims The Good News of Jesus Christ in our Church, in homes, in hospitals in care facilities, & throughout this metro area. My hope is to meet new people at GNAZ every Lord’s Day.
Associate Pastor of Social Media and Production
Geoff Roediger has served at Glendale since 2010 He currently works in our worship arts, social media, and production department. After growing up in Arizona, Geoff served in the Navy from 2002 right out of high school until 2006 when he got married to his high school sweetheart Kimberly. 11 years later they have three children and a dog. In 2006 Geoff left the navy to pursue a call to ministry and volunteered and worked in several churches in Virginia until moving back home in 2010. Geoff graduated with a Bachelors degree in Entertainment Business from Full Sail University in 2012. Geoff has a heart for helping couples step off on the right foot in their marriage.
Chad Moler has been serving in ministry at Glendale Nazarene for a year and a half and is passionate about training disciples of Jesus who train up more disciples. He obtained a Bachelor's in Bible & Theology from Asbury University, and a Master's of Divinity from Liberty University. It is his greatest privilege and joy to watch people grow in their devotion and intimacy with their Creator and begin to understand what God has in store for them. Chad lives in Surprise, AZ with his wife Erin and their 2 young boys.
Director of Technical Ministries
Chaz Boyce came to GNAZ when he was 12 years old and has been here ever since. It was here that he developed his passion for all things media and love for serving. He even met his wife, Kelly, while serving at GNAZ. He has a deep desire for making GNAZ a relevant church that will reach young families and young adults. Chaz and Kelly have a 1 1/2 year old named Liam and just welcomed a new born named Luke.
Chris has served at GNAZ since 2015 and currently brings in his experience in working with men and women in coming out of prison through his work as a full time employee at Prison Fellowship. Chris has been married to Jayna for over 13 years and they have two boys: Brian (11) and Everett (9).
Executive Administrative Assistant
Cecily Lewis has served at GNAZ since February 2003. She has a heart of service, loves helping people and putting a smile on their face. She and her husband Ray (her lifeline that keeps her motivated and encourages her daily) met in college and have four awesome boys and three grandchildren. She loves music and in her spare time plays her ukulele and guitar when she can. God uses her to help out in worship services and in many other ways using her gifts that He has blessed her with.
Church is more than a service. It's people living life together and helping one another grow in their relationship with Christ. Each week, our people meet in small communities to learn about God, pray, eat, laugh, and live. We call these “Love Others” Groups—and they're the very heart of our church. We believe that God has a specific plan and purpose for your life and through our love other groups, we would love to help you discover that. Get connected to a group to help you in your devotion to God by "loving up", fostering relationships that help you "love in", and being and working in your community by "loving out".Learn More
There are several opportunities to “Love out” here at GNAZ. What are you passionate about, what gets your heart pumping when it comes to the idea of helping another person? Is it leading a love others group through a book of the bible? Do you enjoy behind the scenes jobs like cinematographer or sound engineer, or making crisis care kits to be sent out to help people in disaster zones? There are even opportunities to make our community and surrounding area a better place by helping those in need with painting or food supplies. You might even want to go across the world and serve in one of our churches in the D.R. Congo.Learn More