The Well meets In-Person and Online Sundays at 10am MST/1pm EST
at Hancock Elementary in Chandler, AZ and Online on YouTube.


The Well meets In-Person and Online Sundays at 10am MST/1pm EST
at Hancock Elementary in Chandler, AZ and Online on YouTube.

Current Series

Your Summer Road Trip

This summer we will hear virtually from speakers in Nashville, Cleveland, Denver, and other locations who will speak about topics such as creation care, spirituality, parenting, racial justice, and more. Take a virtual vacation this summer:

June 5   | Rev. Dr. Bill Schnell
June 12 | Aaron Strietzel
June 19 | Matt and Jackie LeFevers
June 26 | Josh Scott

Join us beginning June 5 for Road Trip!

Upcoming Sermon Series

Inked: Communion and Baptism

On July 3, Pastor Ryan will begin a two-week series, Inked: Communion and Baptism.

When the Gospel writers inked the words of Jesus onto their scrolls, they gave us two permanent sacraments that followers of Jesus would practice for all time, Communion and Baptism.

We will discover why Communion and Baptism are powerful means of grace, ways we receive God's grace into our lives that touch us in a deeply moving ways. They are dramatizations of the meaning of life, outward signs of an inward grace, and they remind us of what God wants to do in our lives.

Join us July 3 and 10 for Inked: Communion and Baptism.

Serve Day July 17


On Sunday July 17, we will not have a worship service.

Instead we will gather at Hancock Elementary at 10:00am and serve together as a congregation to assemble Hygiene Kits that will be donated to I-HELP in Chandler.

I-HELP stands for Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program, and I-HELP provides a safe place to sleep and a hot meal for adults experiencing homelessness every night of the week. I-HELP also offers case management services to connect individuals to the vital resources needed to regain stability and break the vicious cycle of homelessness.

The mobile shower unit, the "Chandler Clean Machine," provides guests with ready access to a warm shower. Persons who enter the I-HELP program often need basic hygiene items, so as a congregation we are going to donate and assemble Hygiene Kits for I-HELP!

Our goal is to assemble 50 Hygiene Kits on July 17 using the items you donate.

How This Will Work

  1. Sign Up. Sign up here to donate needed Hygiene Kit items.
  2. Stock Up. Purchase the items you signed up to donate and bring them with you on July 17.
  3. Show Up. At 10:00am on July 17 at Hancock Elementary School, we as a congregation will sort the items and assemble Hygiene Kits using the items you donated.

Needed Items
(Sign up here to donate any of the following needed items. The number next to the item indicates the number of each item you are signing up to donate.)

1 Gallon Ziploc Bags
Travel Size Shampoo
Bar Soap
Deodorant (Men's and Women's)
Wash Cloth
Shaving Cream

You may sign up to bring more than one item. In fact, in the spirit of generosity, please sign up to bring as many items as you are able to bless local people who are on the path out of homelessness!

Well Students Pool Party

Well Students Pool Party

Students in grades 5-8 are invited to the Well Students Pool Party for swimming, games, and a cookout!

When: Saturday July 9, 4-7 PM
Where: 3003 East Camellia Drive Gilbert, AZ 85296

Students are more than welcome to invite friends!

Ryan Gear Welcome


Welcome to The Well.

If you're looking for a church where thinking, compassionate people can find a spiritual home and cultivate a Jesus-inspired life...

You are welcome here, and so are your questions and doubts.

You don't have to check your brain at the door, because if God created you with a brain, then it's okay to use it in church. The Bible and science are not enemies, and The Well is an open and affirming church, because we believe in interpreting the Bible wisely.

And, ultimately, following Jesus is about how you live and love. The Well is a place to express both your faith and your doubts, so you can grow to become your best self, and partner with God make a difference with your life.

An example of what we mean by that was captured in recent articles about The Well in the East Valley Tribune here and the SanTan Sun News here.

If that sounds like the kind of community you're interested in, we look forward to seeing you this Sunday!

Ryan Gear
Lead Pastor

The Well meets Sundays at 10am, and services last about 60 minutes. Well KIDS (infant- 5th grade) is offered during the service.

Meet the leaders of The Well, get more information, or just introduce yourself.

The Well meets In-Person and Online at Hancock Elementary School, 2425 S. Pleasant Dr. Chandler, AZ 85286 and Online on The Well Facebook page.


The Well is a place of hope, meaning, and purpose where we can be inspired, grow as followers of Jesus Christ, and be a part of something bigger.

More and more people feel like they no longer fit in the type of Christianity they see today. It can be:

Too unlike Jesus
Too out of touch, and
Too closed to the questions ordinary people have about faith.

That's why we started The Well.

We believe that following Jesus should be refreshing, positive, and pull us together instead of pushing us apart.

The mission of The Well is to create a community where thinking, compassionate people can find a spiritual home and cultivate a Jesus-inspired life. 

The Well is a place where:

You are free to express both your faith and your doubts.

You can spiritually grow to become your best self.

And you can partner with God to make a difference with your life.

You'll experience practical teaching from the Bible that will give you hope and wisdom for your everyday life, inspiring worship music, an excellent children's ministry, and the love of a church family who welcomes you with no hidden agenda.

No matter who you are, you are welcome at The Well. We cheer each other on because none of us is perfect, and everyone belongs.

Something different is needed now more than ever. If this sounds like the kind of community you're looking for...

Welcome home.

Connect with The Well on Facebook and Instagram @thewellchurchaz.


Road Trip Matt and Jackie LeFevers
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Road Trip Rev. Bill Schnell
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