Pastor Chris Matthis has been our shepherd since 2011. Pastor Chris is a graduate of Concordia University Wisconsin (B.A.) and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis (M.Div.). He and his wife Lisa have three children. His interests include writing, reading, strategy board games, LEGO, guitar, hiking, camping, and swimming. Pastor Chris’s articles, essays, and sermons have appeared in several print and online publications. You may listen to his sermons in our sermon archive.
Kristin Schmidt is our Director of Christian Education (DCE) and as been part of our team since 2019. She works primarily with children, youth, families, and women. Kristin has a professional background in elementary and pre-school education. A graduate of Biola University, she holds a Masters of Education degree and a Master of Arts in Theology degree from Concordia University, Irvine, California. Kristin grew up in southern California and lived for 10 years in Georgia. She is a long-distance runner and voracious reader.
Jackie Lopez is our Administrative Assistant. She previously worked for Douglas County and the Highlands Ranch Metro District. She brings over 15 years of administrative support experience to Epiphany along with a heart for Jesus and the joy of being of service.
Debbie Stewart is our accounting specialist and a life-long Lutheran. She oversees our church’s payroll, bookkeeping, accounts payable, and benefits plan. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kirk Anderson is our new Director of Video and Digital Media. Kirk holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in Art History with a minor in Marketing. After interning at the Denver Art Museum, he was principal Graphic Designer at Heritage Title Company in Denver for almost 18 years. He left that position to spend more time with his growing family. Kirk and his wife Lindsay have two children and enjoy traveling, camping, hiking, riding bikes, working on cars, music, and photography.
Timothy Horton is our new Sound Engineer. Timothy is a singer-songwriter, guitar instructor, and model with experience performing and mixing live music. He has an Associate of Arts degree from the College of Lake County, Illinois.
Evelyn “Ev” Dawson is our church nursery attendant. She has more than 30 years of professional childcare experience and is certified in First Aid and CPR.