Pastor Chris Matthis

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Pastor Chris Matthis has been pastor of Epiphany Lutheran Church since 2011. He grew up in suburban Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  He received his B.A. from Concordia University Wisconsin and the Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. During his academic career, he studied theatre arts, literature, languages (Spanish, Greek, Hebrew, Latin), and theology. Pastor Chris and his wife Lisa have three children. Lisa has a professional background in education and children’s ministry. In addition to being a husband, father, and minister, Pastor Chris is a writer. His articles, essays, children’s messages, and sermons have appeared in several publications, including The Cresset, The Lutheran Witness, Concordia Pulpit Resources, and He also self-published a book of poetry and two sermon collections. He has been a featured radio guest on St. Louis AM 850 KFUO.

Donata Rolf

Church Office Administrative Assistant
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Donata Rolf serves as our church office administrative assistant. She comes to us from St. Louis, Missouri, where she served on the staff of two other churches and parochial schools. Donata is a wife and mother of two. You may contact Donata at [email protected] or 303-688-4435.

Debbie Stewart

Accounting Assistant

Debbie Stewart is our new accounting assistant and a life-long Lutheran. She can be reached at [email protected]

Doug and Bev Hahn


Doug and Bev have served for several years as our church’s custodians. They keep our building safe and clean to help create a welcoming space for worship. Doug and Bev may be reached by calling the church office: 303-688-4435.

Ev Dawson

Nursery Attendant

Evelyn “Ev” Dawson is our church nursery attendant. She has nearly 30 years of childcare experience.