Steve serves as an Overseer at ACC.
More info coming soon about Steve.
Mitch BenedictWorship Arts Director
Mitch serves as the Worship Arts Director at ACC. He’s passionate about leading the church in worship and loves that this church is like family.
Both originally from Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Mitch is married to his best friend, Emma, and they have a son named Thomas and daughter named Catherine. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, cooking, spending time with his wife, and listening to vinyl records.
James was born in Baltimore and spent most of his middle and high school years in the Southgate area of Glen Burnie. He has been blessed with his beautiful wife Kimberly, and three daughters Briaunna, Aaliyah and their newest addition Evelyn.
The Berger’s have been attending ACC for 7 years. James and Kim currently serve as leaders in Remix Ministry. James also serves as an Overseer at ACC.
James loves watching the Ravens, playing games with family, Mud runs and finally….relaxing (when time permits!)
Jacie BronsonStudent Ministry Admin
Jacie serves as an assistant in our REMIX Student Ministry. She’s passionate about encouraging students to be excited about their faith and to grow in their walk with the Lord.
Jacie is married to her wonderful husband, Josh. They have two fun-loving children, McKenzie and Carter. In their free time, they enjoy spending time with family and friends, playing board games, participating in obstacle runs, and exploring different hiking trails!
Chris ComstockFamily Pastor
Chris serves at ACC as our Family Pastor, with a specific vision to partner with parents to point our 6th-12th grade students to Christ. With a passion to see teenagers grow in their relationship with God and truly grasp what it means to be a Christ-follower, he is excited to serve alongside his ReMIX Ministry team!
Chris was born and raised in Carroll County, MD. He has been married for 7 years to his beautiful southern belle, Renee. They have 2 hilarious, wild, and tender-hearted kids, Aiden and Allie. They love watching the Ravens, eating Mexican (chips and cheese if you ask Aiden & Allie) and exploring new places to play!
Woody serves as an Overseer at ACC. You’ll most often see him serving as the resident DJ for our Tuesday Community Lunch, or serving alongside his wife Sarah in KidPointe.
More about Woody coming soon.
John serves as one of ACC’s Overseers.
More on John coming soon.
Jen DunningDirector of Children's Ministry
Jen is the Director of Children’s Ministry at ACC. After serving at ACC from 2008-2012 and then serving as a Children’s Ministry Director in Texas, Jen and her family returned to serve in the KidPointe ministry she created. Jen has a true passion for serving families through children’s ministry.
Jen is a graduate of Cincinnati Christian University and has been enjoying various aspects of Children’s Ministry for 19 years. She and her husband Anthony currently reside in Pasadena, MD, with their girls Natalie, Brynn, Robin and Eva. When Jen is not wearing a goofy costume to help promote ministry events, she enjoys home improvement projects that allow her to play with power tools. Her other favorite pastime includes jumping out to scare fellow co-workers.
Karen EmeryExecutive Assistant
Karen serves as an Office Manager and Executive Assistant to Pastor Matt, helping to keep our office running smoothly and our Executive Team looking good.
She is married to Mark, enjoys riding motorcycles, traveling, spending time with her granddaughter, and scuba diving in the tropics any chance she gets.
Hope EvansCommunity Outreach Intern
Hope has been serving the Glen Burnie community with her mom Stephanie since she was 6 years old. As Community Outreach Intern at ACC she has the privilege to continue serving with her. She is always seeking new resources to bring to the community we serve.
Hope enjoys spending time with her friends by finding new spots to hike and explore. She also spends a lot of time laying on the beach relaxing and catching rays. Growing up in a big family has always been a huge blessing, she has four loving sisters, two goofy brother in laws, two rowdy nephews and 4 sassy nieces.
Hope also spreads the love of Jesus by serving on mission trips. She has traveled to York, Pennsylvania and Buffalo, New York. While on these trips Hope has helped the surrounding communities in many different ways. Hope plans to continue to go on mission trips and expand to international trips this summer.
Stephanie EvansDirector of Community Outreach
Stephanie loves to serve and help others, and as the Director of Community Outreach here at ACC, she feels blessed to be able to do this every day. If you find yourself needing help with your utilities, loss of a job, lack of health insurance, or other situations where you might need assistance, please reach out to her. Stephanie continually tries to find whatever resources are available in our community (public, non-profit, state, etc.) to assist people with their needs.
Stephanie is happily married to her husband Mark, and is the proud mom of five loving daughters, three grandsons, and four granddaughters. She loves spending time with her family, and enjoys taking care of her grandchildren. Stephanie is usually always doing something because she doesn’t like to sit still for long.So if you can’t find Stephanie check the campground and beach especially Fenwick, DE her new home away from home. Also, she loves to talk. . . but not on stage!
Cynthia FurstNext Steps Coordinator
Cynthia serves at ACC as our Next Steps Coordinator. Her daily passion is to introduce people to Jesus and His church family ‐ helping ACCers Worship, Connect, Give, Serve, and Grow.
Cynthia was born in New York and moved to Alaska 39 years ago where she met and married her buddy, Mario. Together, they are blessed with 3 daughters, 2 sons-in-law, and 4 joy-filled grandbabies. For Cynthia, a blessed day includes time with Jesus, time with her Buddy & family, and a sewing or gardening project (topped off with sharing Jesus to those around her).
TJ GarminTech Production Director
Tj serves as the Tech Production Director and is a Servant Leader volunteer on ACC’s Production Team.
He has been a part of ACC for about 5 years and has been serving on the production team since day one. He serves as one of the sound engineers as well as the producer for Sunday morning worship services.
While he’s not at church you’ll find him djing a wedding, taking pictures, playing music or volunteering at the firehouse in PG county.
Matt HannekenLifeGroup Coach
Matt serves as a LifeGroup Coach for ACC and counts it a huge blessing to see God at work in the lives of these tight-knit communities; from the leaders who step out in faith to disciple others, to the new attenders who are opening the door for Jesus (some for the first time). God is moving in the hearts of people in the Glen Burnie area! Matt believes that belonging to a LifeGroup is a vital step toward having a more intimate relationship with Jesus and His church.
Matt and his wife, Krissy, grew up nearby in Pasadena and Millersville and know the local area very well. They are raising their three wonderful kids to know and love God, and the family loves to do things together. They run a business together, travel together, remodel together, and of course- spend time with their own LifeGroup family.
Paula McGunigaleAdministrative Assistant
Paula is a positive, upbeat, part of ACC’s team. Not only does she serve on staff as our administrative assistant, she also volunteers many Sundays on the Communication Arts team as a photographer.
She loves to make people laugh and has a heart full of compassion to comfort those who need. Paula is very happily married to her best friend and soulmate, Dave. She has a grown son whom she’s very proud of.
Her passions include her love for Jesus and growth in the Holy Spirit, spending time with her husband and son, traveling, and photography. In her spare time she enjoys painting murals and making digital photo books.
Matt OusdahlLead Pastor
As the Lead Pastor at ACC, Matt helps to cast vision for ACC and it’s various ministries. He loves to teach God’s Word to others, encouraging them in their faith journey. The most rewarding facet of his ministry? Being able to share Jesus with people and watch God change their lives for the better.
Even more than being a pastor, his favorite titles are “husband” and “father”. He married his wife, Melissa, in 2002, and he is adamant that she is the smartest and prettiest girl in any room. Together, they have three daughters: Michaela, Madelin and Molly.
Matt grew up in California, but moved to the East Coast in 1999. He enjoys being around people, especially family. Travel, In-N-Out Burger, Texas Hold’em, and improvisational comedy are among his top favorite things.
Dustin PeadCreative Arts Pastor
Dustin serves at ACC as our Creative Arts Pastor, with a heart to see creativity raise the banner of Christ in the local church. His mission is to see everyone express their creativity in a way that builds up other believers and attracts those far from Jesus.
Dustin was born and raised in Prince George County, VA. He has been married for 12 years to his beautiful bride, Sarah. They have high-energy kids, Ethan and Aubrey. They love watching NASCAR, eating southern food, reading, and traveling!
Sarah PeadCommunications Director
Sarah serves at ACC as our Communications Director, and has a heart to share the life-changing message of Christ through visual arts and other relevant media. Having grown up in southeast Virginia, Sarah is an east coast girl at heart, so she is beyond thankful to be a part of the growing ministry of ACC.
Her life’s mission is to seek Jesus as a wife, mom, and artist. She’ll also be the first to tell you that getting up early and running a 5k is one of her favorite weekday activities.
Sarah has been married to her true love, Dustin, for 12 years. They have two wild and free children, Ethan and Aubrey, love traveling, trying out new restaurants, and getting tattoos!
Kim RodriguezChildren's Ministry Admin
Kim is on staff as our KidPointe assistant.
More on Kim coming soon.
Clint RozeBuilding Operations Manager
Clint serves as the Building Operation Manager at Arundel Christian Church, which means his ministry is maintaining one of our largest assets (our building) and making sure that it is ready for fulfilling the mission and vision of ACC.
Clint was once a professional culinary instructor and chef, so if you’re hungry, he’s the man to see!
Originally from Elyria, Ohio, John has been married to his life mate Cheryl, a Brooklyn, New York girl since 1992. Both are U.S. Airforce veterans who met while serving in Italy. They have two grown children, Quentin and Rose.
John has taught a variety of courses at ACC and he has also taught computer technology classes at Anne Arundel Community College. He came of age in the golden age of video games and computers (the 1980s) so when he isn’t hanging out with Cheryl, you will find him in his man-cave playing computer games or trying to trade stocks online.
Steven TavelREMIX Worship Leader
Bio coming soon.
Arundel Christian Church is staff led and Overseer protected.
Pastors and Staff: Serve to teach, lead, mentor and equip people in their walk with God.
Overseers: Oversee the affairs of the church and serve to shepherd servant leaders and Partners. They are responsible for oversight, mentorship, encouragement, discipline and restoration of church Partners.