REV. LEE ELLINGSON
Pastor Lee has been the lead pastor since July 2018. He was ordained in the Nazarene Church in August 1974. He has previously served as an Evangelist and a Pastor. While serving as an Executive Pastor in Massachusetts, he was also an Adjunct Instructor at Eastern Nazarene College.
Lee’s wife, Jan, is from New Orleans, Louisiana. She and Lee met when they were students at Bethany Nazarene College (now Southern Nazarene University) in Bethany, Oklahoma. Jan is a Nurse Practitioner currently working as a Care Coordinator at the Grand Junction VA Medical Center. She enjoys working with plants and exploring the beautiful Colorado mountains and countryside.
Jeremy has served as the worship leader since 2014. He has been a Colorado District licensed pastor since 2016. He has a music degree from Southern Nazarene University and leads our services, working with our Worship Committee, Choir Director and Worship Teams. Through emphasizing a blending of musical styles from traditional to contemporary, Jeremy leads the celebrational atmosphere of our services.
Jeremy and his wife, Cassi, have one daughter and a baby boy.
REV. ALLEN GEMAEHLICH
Allen grew up in Colorado and was a sports writer for 18 years until responding to God’s call on his life in ministry. He has served as the youth pastor since 2015. Allen graduated from the Nazarene Bible College Ministry Preparation Program in 2019. He was ordained in the Nazarene church on June 18, 2021.
Allen and his wife, Tammy, lead our youth programs. His responsibilities includes updating the church website and social media pages. Allen and Tammy are Colorado natives. They enjoy working with the youth and are passionate about the topics youth face today. They enjoy bicycling, disc golf, hiking, visiting the National Parks and the outdoors.
We pray daily for the teens and their families.