GACC

About Us

Mission:
To Discover & Reflect the Fullness of Christ Together. 
 
 Marriage & Family, Single Professionals, College, and Teens.
GACC Staff:
Lead Minister and Women's Ministry leader
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Josh + Stacy Peterson

Josh & Stacy met as college students in the Los Angeles Campus ministry at a campus retreat in Palm Springs. Stacy completed her B.S. in Child Development at Cal State Fullerton in 1997 before entering the full time ministry.  Josh led the campus ministry planting at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo as a student in 1995.  He completed his B.A. in Philosophy in 1997 and they were married a year later in Oxnard, California.  Josh went on to earn a M.A. in Educational Multimedia from Cal Poly Pomona.  He was also employed at Cal Poly Pomona as Assistant Coach for the Men’s & Women’s Soccer teams from 2004-2007.  The Peterson’s moved in December of 2011 to lead the Greater Albuquerque Church of Christ after leading ministries in Ventura, Santa Barbara, Lake Forest & West Covina in Southern California.  They have 3 children:  Zane (baptized June 2016), Scarlett (baptized March 2020),  and Timothy.

Associate Minister and Women's Ministry leader
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Armin + Megan Day

Armin and Megan met in the summer of 2013 while interning for the GACC campus ministry and married in May 2015. Armin was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He received his B.A. and M.A. in Public Health from the University of New Mexico. Megan is originally from Southern California. She received her B.A. in English Education from California Polytechnic University, Pomona. They lead the DV8 Campus Ministries at CNM and UNM, and the young professional and singles ministries. Armin began following Jesus as a freshman in college and Megan as a freshman in high school. Their goal and dream is to see as many college students as possible know and wholeheartedly live for Christ.  They have 2 beautiful children.

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Karen Waggoner

 

Karen Waggoner is a retired RN. She has selflessly devoted her retirement to serving God as a full time volunteer on our staff. She has been a Christian for 40 years and offers a wealth of spiritual wisdom, encouragement and hard work. Karen has 2 adult daughters who are both Christians. She is currently spearheading our Titus 2 ministry, having the older women teach the younger women! We are blessed to have her. She is a bright light and full of life. 

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John Garrett

John Garrett is now officially our church administrator. He consults the church board on legal matters and takes care of church finances.