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Church Staff


Dallas R Satterfield

Lead Pastor

Dallas serves as Lead Pastor here at AJ First. He is a devoted follower of Jesus Christ and a true man of God. He is whole heartedly committed to reaching the lost in need of a Savior. Being Kansas born and raised he comes from a long family line of pastors within the Assemblies of God denomination. Dallas was ordained in 1992 and has faithfully served in church ministry in Kansas, Texas, and Arizona. His educational background includes Southwestern Assemblies of God University and Evangel University. Dallas has been married 36 years to his wife Lisa and they have 3 adult children, Paige, Morgan, and Drew. Last, but not least, Dallas is an avid Cowboys football fan and loves to grill/cook for family and friends!!!

Email: pastordallas@ajfirst.org


Bob Roche

Associate Pastor

Pastor Bob came to Christ after a long life of alcholism. He soon felt the call of God to preach the Gospel and began pursuing Biblical education wtih a passion. He is now an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God. He and his wife Gloria enjoy serving in the church in various capacities, including visitation, H.O.P.E. ministry, and the G.E.A.R. Station outreach to name just a few.

He is also a Racers for Christ Chaplain at Arizona Speedway and loves to play golf.

Email: pastorbob@ajfirst.org


Robin Rost

Worship Leader

A sought-after worship leader for conferences and concerts, Robin is a gifted singer and musician who plays several instruments. Her passion and energy for Him is evident as she faithfully ushers the congregation into His presence each week.

Her musically talented family includes husband John, who plays a mean trumpet, and three kids Jadon, Allison, & Skylar.


Mary June "MJ" Ficarra

Senior Adults Pastor

Mary June is a third generation minister ordained with the Assemblies of God. Her grandfather was a Methodist circuit rider and her mother was an ordained Assemblies of God evangelist. She is a native of Tennessee and has a distinct southern drawl and likes to say "Ya'll!"

She serves as the assistant Women's Ministries leader and loves music. Pastor Mary June and her husband Jim also have a ministry at a convalescent home.

Email: pastormaryjune@ajfirst.org


Nicolas Allen

Youth Pastor

Nic and Britt have a passion to see the youth of this generation walk in the fullness and wholeness found in Christ. Nic graduated from Western Bible College with a B.A. in Pastoral Studies, interned with the youth ministry of Desert Springs Church for a year and a half, and is currently pursuing licensing credentials through the Assemblies of God. He is a die-hard Green Bay Packers fan, and loves local coffee shops.


Leann Rogers

Adminstrative Assistant

Leann and her husband, Kevin Rogers, have been a part of Apache Junction First Assembly for two years. Previously she attended Red Mountain Christian Center (Via Church) with Pastor Jeff Peterson. Leann accepted the Administrative Assistant position after she worked with Arizona Ministry Network for 6 years. She is a mother of two grown children, Aaron & Rachel; plus a dog named Ozzie. She looks forward to serving at AJ First Assembly.


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