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Due to COVID-19, worship services are online only here Sundays at 10am Arizona time until further notice.

The Well Online

Due to the COVID-19 shutdown, all Well services will be online until further notice.

Even after the shutdown ends, The Well is committed to offering a fully functioning online church complete with worship services, Well KIDS, and Online Connect Groups.

Watch The Well Live Sundays at 10am Arizona time, watch past sermons, watch Well KIDS Online or Well Students Online, try a new Online Connect Group below, etc.

Ten Commandments

New Series: The Ten Commandments

On May 23, we begin a new sermon series, The Ten Commandments.

You may think you know what the Ten Commandments mean, and you certainly know how they are often used in American society as a political football. For example, certain politicians or groups will lobby to display the Ten Commandments on public property in an attempt to gain religious voters. If we're honest, we may view them as trite or archaic.

The truth is that the Ten Commandments were a leap forward when they were first introduced perhaps 3,000 years ago, and they are still a leap forward for us now.

While we think ourselves as advanced beyond the ancient sheepherding people groups in the Middle East who first encountered the Ten Commandments, consider how we as a people are currently struggling with idolatry, telling the truth vs. lies, coveting, etc.

The Ten Commandments are about how we order society for the benefit of everyone, and they are an inspiring challenge to us just like they were to the first people who heard them.

Join us beginning May 23 for a new series The Ten Commandments.

Sermon Schedule

May 23- You Shall Have No Other Gods Before Me
May 30- You Shall Not Make for Yourself Any Graven Image
June 6- You Shall Not Misuse the Name of the Lord Your God
June 13- Remember the Sabbath to Keep It Holy
June 20- Honor Your Parents
June 27- You Shall Not Murder
July 4- You Shall Not Commit Adultery
July 11- You Shall Not Steal
July 18- You Shall Not Give False Testimony
July 25- You Shall Not Covet (w/ Special Guest Amy Price)

Join us beginning May 23 for a new series The Ten Commandments.

Return

Return to In-Person and Online Services

The Well is excited to be a church in two locations, 1) Chandler, and 2) Online. We are committed to offering both an in-person service and an online service from now on.

Our first indoor service is June 13 at Hancock Elementary and will be a learning opportunity for us. The in-person service will be much simpler than our set up and services prior to the COVID shutdown, but we're excited to have an in-person option again. Well KIDS will be provided for children pre-K through 5th grade with masks required and physical distancing.

Then starting July 18, we will meet weekly both indoors and online. For in-person service, masks are not required for fully vaccinated persons but are strongly encouraged. For all others, masks are required.

Also on July 18, the Online Service will migrate to Facebook only to keep our Online service community together, foster discussion, and make it possible to share the Online service with others through Facebook.

Jared Byas

Special Guest Jared Byas

The new Online Connect Group is currently discussing Love Matters More by Jared Byas, and on Wednesday June 16, the Online Connect Group welcomes the author, Jared Byas!

Along with Pete Enns, Jared is co-host of the popular podcast The Bible for Normal People and author of the newly released book Love Matters More.

On June 16, Jared Byas will join in the discussion that night and field questions about the book. Click this link for more info about the new Online Connect Group, and join in for special guest Jared Byas on June 16!

Ryan Gear Welcome

Welcome

Thank you for your interest in The Well.

We normally meet at Hancock Elementary School (Alma School and Germann) in Chandler, Arizona, but during Coronavirus social distancing our worship services are online only at well.online.church until further notice.

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 hope to see you online this Sunday!

Ryan Gear
Lead Pastor

The Well meets Sundays at 10am, and services last about 70 minutes. Well KIDS (infant- 6th grade) is offered during the service.

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

Services are usually held at Hancock Elementary School, 2425 S. Pleasant Dr. Chandler, AZ 85286. All services online during the Coronavirus shutdown.

IT ALL STARTS HERE

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.

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HEAR OR WATCH THE LATEST SERMONS

The Ten Commandments: You Shall Not Misuse the Name of the Lord Your God
The Ten Commandments: You Shall Not Make for Yourself An Idol
The Ten Commandments: You Shall Have No Other Gods
Reset: The Well

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