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Discover Life, Relationship, Ministry, & Leadership


Sundays at 9:30a & 11:00a
Ray & Lindsay in Gilbert, AZ
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Discover Life, Relationship, Ministry, & Leadership


Sundays at 9:30a & 11:00a
Ray & Lindsay in Gilbert, AZ
Learn More

You are Invited

Discovery is a church where change takes place. Join us as we impact our community and beyond. We have no hidden agenda but just explore real-life issues from a Biblical perspective. No matter what you've been through, we want you to be part of the family.

Exploring faith and have questions? We created this video clip just for you. Jesus Christ is the most influential person who has ever lived, whose presence in human history some 2,000 years ago has influenced all that has followed. He continues to change lives today!

KIDS

Birth through 5th grade.  A full experience is provided during all services. We also have a special room for nursing mothers.

Wednesday evenings in the spring and fall: Kidz Rock mid-week program. Music, activities, Bible verses, snacks, and group time. More


Students

Jr High, High School, Young Adults.  Friends, adventure, encouragement, and relevant discussions.

"Amplified" 6th-9th grade Sundays 11:00a // "Fusion" 6th-12th grade Sundays 5:00p //  "Core" 9th-12th grade Wednesdays 6:30pMore


Adults

Groups and Relationship.  During the services you are in for a warm welcome, upbeat music, and a relevant message.

Throughout the week, small groups provide the opportunity to build new friendships, grow in faith, and have fun together. More


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Impacting Our Community & Beyond


:: Easter at the Park ::
Outreach & Missions

Impacting Our Community & Beyond


:: Easter at the Park ::
Outreach & Missions

 
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Meet the Pastors & Staff


Meet the Pastors & Staff


Ben Taylor, Lead Pastor

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Pastor Ben grew up in the Phoenix area and began his journey at Discovery in 2006. His hobbies include scuba diving, skiing, and playing hoops. He and his beautiful wife Angela have two great children, Dylan and Breanna.

Favorite...
BAND:  Toby Mac
MOVIE:  The Abyss
JOKE:  Definitely a blond joke
FOOD:  Red Lobster's snow crab legs and coconut shrimp
CLOTHES:  Blue jeans
BIBLE VERSE:  "But you are the ones chosen by God, chosen for the high calling of priestly work, chosen to be a holy people, God's instruments to do his work and speak out for him, to tell others of the night-and-day difference he made for you-from nothing to something, from rejected to accepted." -1 Peter 2:9


Katie Joseph, Children's & Office DIRECTOR

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Katie is a military wife and mommy to 5 amazing kiddos ranging in age from 3 to 17. Kids literally are her heart and life! She has lived in the Phoenix area since 2006. As a family they love to go camping, fishing, exploring the outdoors, and playing games together!

Favorite...
FOOD:  Steak and potatoes
MUSIC:  Christian rock and country
JOKE:  Cheesy ones crack me up
MOVIE:  Faith Like Potatoes
CLOTHES:  Dressed up in jeans
PASTIME:  Reading and spending time with family and of course coffee talks with my girlfriends!
BIBLE VERSE:  "Don’t just pretend to love others. Really love them. Hate what is wrong. Hold tightly to what is good." -Romans 12:9


Korey grew up in the cornfields of rural Illinois. He previously served as Young Adult Director at Yakota Air Base, Japan and Senior High Intern at Park Hills Church in Freeport, IL. He is married to his "Sweet Petite", Kaitlyn, and they serve in ministry together. He is an avid musician/songwriter and has released two full-length albums of original music under his music pseudonym Burdens Down.

Favorite...
MOVIE:  Toy Story! (anything Pixar)
FOOD:  Curry Rice
CLOTHES:  Band T's, ripped jeans, and Vans
VACATION SPOT:  Okutama, Japan
PASTIME:  Hiking, biking, songwriting
BIBLE VERSE:  "Who is a God like you, who pardons sin and forgives the transgression of the remnant of his inheritance? You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy. You will again have compassion on us; you will tread our sins underfoot and hurl all our iniquities into the depths of the sea." -Micah 7:18-19


Gary Benitez, Music & Media Director

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Gary was born and raised in Los Angeles and moved to Phoenix in his early teens. He picked up music soon after and became involved in worship. Gary and his amazing wife Natalie were married in 2016. He has a huge passion to see revival and has a huge heart for youth. His hobbies include singing, playing guitar, playing basketball, and dancing.

Favorite...
MUSIC:  Soul, 70's and 80's Funk
MOVIE:  Into the Wild
FOOD:  Mole (Mexican dish)
CLOTHES:  Beanies and Flannels
VACATION SPOT:  San Francisco
BIBLE VERSE:  "Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The Lord, the Lord himself, is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation." -Isaiah 12:2