Our Senior Team

Rick Thiessen

Senior Pastor

Rick’s teaching brings messages to life in an understandable and relatable way. 

His love for God, people and his ability to make us laugh and reflect as we learn, has us feeling right at home.  (Learn more)

Dan Hazen

Community Pastor

Dan’s passion for discipleship shows through in his teaching, music, and stewardship of God’s creation. His engineering past and ties to his Northumbria Community brings his messages together in a way that is clear and meaningful.  (Learn more)

Johnna Thiessen

Creative and Hospitality Teams Director

Johnna is committed to keeping the 11th commandment: “Thou shalt not bore AC3ers and their friends with the good news of the Gospel.Her creativity onstage and hospitality efforts in the lobby, helps make AC3 a warm and welcoming place.

Jeff Swanson

Music Director

Jeff’s leadership, musical skills, and a quiet love for God encourage his team’s performance of key songs and worship sets. He has a unique talent and passion for developing young adults as musicians and Christ followers.

Twila Crain

Kreek Kids and Seeds of Grace Director

Twila is known as the ‘Up-Cycle Queen’ for breathing new life into discarded items. But up-cycling people is her true passion. From our littlest seekers in Kreek Kids to those wanting a hand up in our community, she sees who they can become in Christ.

Trina Perry

Asst. Kreek Kids Director

Trina (aka Titanium Teacher in Kreek Kids) has the secret super power to flex time. How else could she pack 30 hours of activities into a 24 hour day? Her get-‘r-done approach to life, work, and ministry serves her well as our Kreek Kids Assistant and for a variety of AC3 ministry projects that she participates in.


Youth Ministry

Leadership Team

Our youth team is committed to helping students of all ages grow as individuals, socially and spiritually, so they can make a positive impact on their world.

Contact our office for more information about our youth programs.

6th-8th | 9th-12th


Chloe Braaten

Social Media, Website and Graphics Team Coordinator

AC3 understands that good communication is important to any organization. 

Keeping AC3ers connected socially and informed of upcoming events and activities is a priority.  Join Our Team

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Office Tasks and Ministry Support Team

This team actively supports AC3’s core values, mission and vision by handling many of the day to day office activities.

Do you have administration skills? Would you like to help in the office answering the phone other simple tasks? 

Join Our Team

Our Support Teams

Elder Board

Our Elder Board is responsible for setting AC3’s spiritual direction and providing guidance to church staff and members.


Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is responsible for the church finances and legal liabilities.