Pastors & Staff

Art & Samantha Navarro


Art and Samantha Navarro are the lead pastors of Abundant Grace. Born and raised in Porterville, California, they moved to Lake Havasu City shortly after getting married in 2011. They began serving in ministry at Abundant Grace and have helped in various roles over the years.

Art has a way of communicating the word of God with humor, relatability, and practical application for everyday life. They enjoy spending time together as a family and being outdoors with their three children Brooklyn, Russell, and Zoe.

The Navarros are passionate about God’s Word, God’s presence, and God’s people! They would love for you to be a part of the community of Abundant Grace and connecting people to Jesus.

Tony and Davia DeJong

Youth & Children's Pastor

Tony and Davia DeJong serve as the AGC Kids Ministry Pastor. Tony and Davia DeJong were happily married in January 2018. God blessed them with an addition to their family in April 2020 with their son, Tucker. Tony has served in many different churches in Arizona. His ministry training began in Master’s Commission. He is currently taking classes through Global University.
Davia was raised in church as a pastor’s daughter and has served in various ministries; kids, nursery, and worship team. Davia is a licensed hairstylist and enjoys boosting people’s confidence and making them feel great by bringing out the best in them.
Tony and Davia have a heart to help kids grow in their relationship with Jesus. The verse they stand by is 1 Peter 2:9 “But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.” Our prayer is to equip children to be world changers and history makers by loving God and loving people

Tara Miller

Administrative Assistant

Tara is an East Coast born and bred gal that moved to the desert from the
Boston area in 1985 and is blessed to call Lake Havasu City home for the last 36
Tara is honored to serve as the administrative assistant at AGC. She comes to
us after retiring from the Banking field with over 30 years of experience in
administrative/financial positions at Chase Bank.
Tara has been married to Kevin, the love of her life, for 5 years. Their blended
family now consists of 3 amazing grown children, their wonderful spouses and
7 fabulous grandchildren.
God guided Tara and Kevin to Abundant Grace Church 3 years ago. They have
been blessed to become members of the church and get to serve on the worship
team too. They love being part of this AGC family. They praise God that He
knows exactly where people need to be planted to grow!

Gary Meeker

Media Ministry

Gary brings a 30 plus year career in Television and Corporate Events to Abundant Grace Church. Helping the church with it’s  live-streaming, video production, website and social media, he enjoys the opportunity to bring Jesus to people through media.
Gary and his wife Suzette married in 2005. Cozette their daughter was born 5 years later. They all serve at church helping in various ministries.
The Meeker family loves to entertain in their home, and on stage in theatrical plays, singing and dancing.  They enjoy activities of the surrounding lake and desert of Lake Havasu. Gary loves to garden and breed fish reminding him of the Parable of the Sower and Matthew 14:13-21 Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand.