Pastor Chris Matthis has been our shepherd since 2011. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Pastoral Ministry (Major) and English (Minor) from Concordia University Wisconsin, and a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Pastor Chris and his wife have three children. His interests include hiking, camping, writing, reading fantasy and science fiction, playing strategy board games, building LEGO with his sons, and playing guitar. Pastor Chris’s articles, essays, children’s messages, 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). Shes 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.
Donata Rolf has served as our church office administrative assistant since 2014. She comes 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. Requests for facility use must be submitted through Donata. You may contact her at [email protected] or 303-688-4435.
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 [email protected]
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.
Mary Wenkheimer is our Choir Director and comes with many years of professional and volunteer experience directing church and school choirs for children and adults. She has a Bachelor of Music Education degree from St. Norbert College, DePere, WI. Mary coordinates and plays piano for the Protestant praise and worship service each week at an assisted living community in Centennial, CO. She is also a choral member and soloist with Voices West (formerly The Littleton Chorale).
Alexander Tran is our choir accompanist and one of our worship accompanists. He holds a Bachelor’s of Music degree in piano performance from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has performed with orchestras, vocalists, and instrumental ensembles.
Evelyn “Ev” Dawson is our church nursery attendant. She has nearly 30 years of childcare experience.