Welcome to Desert Chapel UMC

Sunday Services 8:45 * * * Community Feast every Saturday 3 to 5 pm * * * Jr High Youth 3:30 - 5:30 Sundays * * * High School Youth 5:00 - 7:00 pm Sundays * * * Pastor’s Bible Study starting Wednesday 10 am in Rm 1 * * * Book Club every other Wednesday at 11:30 am * * * Bible Study "Study of the Holy Scripture" Wednesday 1 pm * * * Explore Together every Tuesday 6:30 pm * * * Bible and Bread at Mickey D's Thursdays at 10:30 am

As the Heart of Apache Junction, Arizona, we at Desert Chapel United Methodist Church strive


"To Discover Christ,

To Grow in Christ,

and To Help Others through

the Power of the Holy Spirit"

Who We Are

Core Values at Our Heart

Desert Chapel UMC is more than just a church. We actively reach out into our community. We are the Heart of Apache Junction.





Sundays at Desert Chapel

  • Worship
  • Summer Worship 8:45 am
  • Coffee Fellowship: 10:15 am
  • Sunday School all ages 10:30 am (11:00 am Nov thru Easter)


What We Do

The Desert Chapel UMC community provides many services to individuals and families in Apache Junction including:

  • a clothing closet
  • a food pantry
  • a weekly communtiy feed
  • and more.

Learn more about our work.

      The Heart (of AJ)               Campaign Beyond Belief

A capital campaign is a fixed time length endeavor designed to raise funds for general and specific capital expenditures both short term and long term.

As a supporter of Desert chapel, you are urged to pray for the success of this campaign and give prayerful consideration as to how you will continue to support Desert Chapel through your prayers, presence, service, gifts and witness.

Please download the informational brochure below.

A Vision of the Future of Desert Chapel UMC
Publication2 Campaign.pdf
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