Rhythm Community Church is a brand-new church launching in the fall of 2019.

In the fall of 2016, Broadway Christian Church in Mesa, AZ caught a vision to see a multiplying movement of church plants beginning in the growing area of Mesa. 

In July, Broadway and Stadia Church Planting network reached out to the Fogle’s to see if they were interested in being one of their new planters. 

After months of praying, God confirmed the call to start a new church in AZ.  Since saying yes, God is continuing to be faithful in giving them vision and passion for this community and the Gospel possibilities that are waiting for them in this adventure!

Matt Fogle
Meet the Fogles

Matt is Rhythm’s Lead Pastor & Church Planter. After growing up in rural Illinois, Matt has been in full-time ministry for over 12 years as a pastor in Texas & Illinois, as well as a speaker and retreat leader in CA & CO through his work with multiple non-profits.

Matt’s wife, Jen, grew up in Dallas, TX. In addition to being a mostly stay-at-home mom, she is also a Licensed Professional Counselor and worked part time at Truth in Love Counseling for three years before the moving to Arizona.

Matt and Jenn have been married for over 11 years and they have 4 awesome kids: Eden (10), Jackston (8), Owen (4), and Ace (1).

Meet the Everetts

Adam is Rhythm’s Executive Pastor and shares in the overall vision and leadership of the church. Adam has served in a variety of roles within vocational ministry for over 10 years; starting his career at a church plant in Florida and served at incredible churches in Texas and Missouri.

Adam’s wife, Sherri, grew up in St. Petersburg, FL. Sherri came to faith in Jesus through a church being planted in her neighborhood, and now she is excited for the opportunity to reach many that resonate with her story through planting churches in Arizona.

Adam and Sherri have been married for over 8 years and they have two beautiful kids; Olivia (4) and Lincoln (4 months).
adam everett
adam everett
Meet the Everetts

Adam is Rhythm’s Executive Pastor and shares in the overall vision and leadership of the church. Adam has served in a variety of roles within vocational ministry for over 10 years; starting his career at a church plant in Florida and served at incredible churches in Texas and Missouri.

Adam’s wife, Sherri, grew up in St. Petersburg, FL. Sherri came to faith in Jesus through a church being planted in her neighborhood, and now she is excited for the opportunity to reach many that resonate with her story through planting churches in Arizona.

Adam and Sherri have been married for over 8 years and they have two beautiful kids; Olivia (4) and Lincoln (4 months).
Why A New Church?
Although there are churches already in Mesa, Arizona we believe that every city needs new and thriving churches. We’re excited to connect and collaborate with other churches in the work that God is already doing in the area.
We are specifically planting in East Mesa where there are no established churches and thousands of young families. That area of Mesa has grown to over 275,000 people from 50,000 in the last 18 years. Demographic studies have shown that in the next 10 years, that number will rise to over 400,000 people.
Our hope is that God will use Rhythm Community to transform the lives of the people in that area. We hope to help set a foundation of faith in this rapidly growing area of Mesa.
51.9 Million

People between the ages of 20-39 are not connected with existing churches.

400,000

The expected population in Mesa in the next 10 years.

80%

More than 80% of the churches in the U.S. have plateaued or are declining.

8 Million

Twenty-somethings alive today will no longer attend church by the time they turn 30.

We believe that God is calling us to a new movement in Mesa, Arizona that we’re calling Rhythm Community Church, where we believe that God will do immeasurably more than we can ask for or imagine.

Matt FoglePastor & Planter, Rhythm Community Church

Rhythm Community Church:

We need a new cadence

Because we’re exhausted and hurried in every area of our lives.  This unhealthy pace of life has left us feeling lonely, confused, frustrated, unloved, and insignificant. Together we believe we can become a community of people learning to live in Jesus’ unforced rhythms of grace. Walking and working with Jesus, letting him set the pace.

We hope to partner with families in the community of Mesa through both worship services and through meals shared at a table. We want shared experiences and partnership in everyday life to be the catalyst to helping people experience the love of God.

We are on twin, synergistic journeys – the journey inward and the journey outward.  We’re seeking to be an authentic community of people who are cooperating with the Spirit in the transformation work of becoming more like Jesus for the glory of God and the good of others.

Timeline
  • December 2018
    • Move to Mesa
  • January – June 2019
    • Continue raising financial support
    • Meet other ministry leaders in the area
    • Learn about the community
    • Recruit launch team & hire staff
  • July – September 2019
    • Leadership Development
    • Multiply small groups
    • Launch outreach events/serve the community
  • October 2019
    • Official Launch of weekly gatherings
    • Continuing services/growth
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