Ministerial Staff

Mike Rauwolf – Lead Minister

Mike was called to serve at ACC in 2007. He grew up in Ketchikan, Alaska, and graduated from Trinity Western University in Langley, BC. After interning and serving at several churches in Bellingham, WA, Mike was initially hired as an associate/worship minister at ACC. Over time he developed a passion for preaching and digging into God’s Word. He officially transitioned to the role of Lead Minister in 2015. Mike married his beautiful wife Dawn in 2004, and they have four awesome kids, Liam, Levi, Lyla and Lydia, who keep their lives full of joy and chaos. Mike and Dawn feel extremely blessed to live and serve the Lord amidst a community of people they love and cherish.


Brian Nelson – Youth Minister

Brian was called to Anacortes Christian Church in 2017.  Coming to ACC from Arlington, Texas, Brian spent a decade teaching and serving students as a high school Bible teacher and head boys’ soccer coach at Southwest Christian School in Ft. Worth, Texas.  While at the school, Brian worked with both middle school and high school students and taught numerous subjects including Christian Apologetics, World Religions, Christian Ethics, Worldviews, and Biblical Hermeneutics.  Brian married his beautiful wife Cheri in 2001, and the two of them have four incredible children, Caleb, Luke, Trinity and Micah.


Mark Bryant – Family Minister

Mark and his wife Laurel have been around Anacortes since 2002. Mark graduated from Ozark Christian College in 2001 and went on to attend the Focus on the Family Institute. God has led them on quite a journey over the years and they feel very amazed and humbled to be in this position. Mark and Laurel were married in 2002 and have 4 amazing children, Gabriel, Wesley, Manna & Micah, who keep their lives full of joy, adventure and challenge. Mark coordinates ACC’s children’s ministry, and is also working to further develop the Church’s small groups ministry.


Tyler Burch – Worship & Outreach Minister

Tyler grew up in Anacortes. He actually grew up in ACC, was raised by his parents here (and by many ‘surrogate’ parents as well!).He has always had a heart for this community and the people who surround it. Tyler has served as lead volunteer in the worship and technical ministries for many years now, and he was hired in February of 2019 as the full-time Worship & Outreach minister.  Tyler married the love of his life, Shannon, in August 2009.  They have two incredible children, Kellie and Grayson.