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 * * * Ash Wednesday Service Feb 14th at 7 pm * * * Pancake Breakfast Feb 17th 7 to 9 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.

Lenten Studies

"Family Study for Lent"
Download this weekly devotional for the season of Lent which starts Feb 14th.
2018 Family Study for Lent.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [158.3 KB]

Now Open - Church Pianist Job

Desert Chapel is seeking a part-time church pianist.  If interested, download the Flyer and job description below for more information.  Forward resume to info@desertchapelumc.org or fax to 480-288-4141.

Musician Job Description
Church Musician - Job Description.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [41.3 KB]
Flier for Church Pianist
Flier for Church Pianist.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [512.0 KB]