Pastor Rob Burdette, firstname.lastname@example.org
Pastor Tory Doerksen: email@example.com
Pastor Theda Good: on sabbatical until June 2, 2016
Karen Martin: firstname.lastname@example.org
Linda Welty: email@example.com
Joshua and Alyssa Smith: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tory Doerksen, Pastor of Children and Youth Faith Formation
Tory Doerksen joined the FMC staff in June, 2010. He started his seminary training through Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary “ Great Plains and finished through George Fox Evangelical Seminary, Portland. While pursuing his M. Div. Tory was a part-time youth and music minister as well as a Service Adventure Leader with his wife Crystal. He lives in Denver with his wife and young children.
Theda Good, Pastor of Nurture and Fellowship
Theda Good joined the pastoral team in August 2012. She is a graduate of Eastern Mennonite Seminary in Harrisonburg, VA with an M. Div and concentration in Spiritual Formation/Direction. Theda has previous experience as a spiritual director and pastoral care provider, along with serving on various church committees . Originally from Pennsylvania, Theda loves to explore the outdoor recreation of Colorado. Residing in Denver she enjoys spending time with friends in the mountains or on the many bike paths in the Denver area.
Karen Martin, Congregational Administrator
Karen Martin has served as Congregational Administrator since 1996. She has attended First Mennonite Church most of her life and is part of a three-generation family in the church. She has two adult children, a daughter in Denver and a son in Columbia, MO. Karen is a member of The Church Network Mile High Chapter.
Linda Welty, Administrative Assistant
Linda joined the FMC staff in December 2009. Linda has experience in a variety of non-profit office settings, including 10 years as manager of an independent living retirement community. Linda and her husband, Merritt, have two sons, one in San Diego with his wife, and one in Boise, Idaho, with his wife and two children.
Alyssa Bennett Smith and Joshua Smith, Caretakers
Alyssa and Joshua joined the FMC staff in August 2015. Alyssa also works for Mennonite Church USA and Joshua is a PhD student in Religious Studies at the University of Denver/Iliff School of Theology.
Emily Martin, Music Director
Romaine Anderson, Accompanist