Leadership

​​Andrew Thurber // Lead Pastor

Pastor Andrew dreams big and lives his life full with faith and determination. He believes in each person’s potential and leads his church into a deeper relationship with Jesus to find and live their purpose. He is rich with love for his wife and two boys and exemplifies Christ strong in his home. He is a dynamic speaker with a huge heart for community and doing this life together. He is an author, a sports fanatic, and enjoys lots of quality time with his family, working out, and growing in understanding of God with deep prayer and lots of research.

 

 

Dawn Thurber // Pastor

Pastor Dawn is a part of our teaching team and leads our Women’s ministry, Beautiful, at PLC. She walks in joy and the freedom of Christ every day. You will receive love, faith, and a warm welcome with each encounter with her. Her first priority is a wife to her husband, Pastor Andrew, and mother to her two boys. She is a passionate speaker and a compassionate soul to those who are hurting and feel hopeless. She will encourage you, challenge you, and inspire you to live better and be better. She loves family time and enjoys movies, shopping, and QT with her girlfriends.

Domingo Cruz // Pastor and Director of Operations, Family Life, & Missions

Pastor Domingo oversees our Sunday experience and works diligently to improve our processes for each team and area of the church. He serves as our Family Life Pastor who loves making sure every child and youth knows their value in Jesus and His love. He also oversees our Missions and Outreach ministry through strategic partnerships & strategies. His wife, Stacey, is the Director over Guest Services, Administration, and all Facilities Requests. They are foodies and love traveling, their fur babies, and family time. They enjoy using their home, marriage, and lives for ministry and equipping others.

PAUL CHURCH // PASTOR

Pastor Paul is part of the teaching team and leads our Life Group ministry. His desire is to help people walk in a life of freedom in Jesus, and he loves to preach and teach the Word of God with passion. Paul and his wife, Vicki, are blessed with four kids ranging from elementary school to college. He enjoys good music, the great Colorado outdoors, reading, running, and fishing.

Lizmar Thurber // Worship Pastor

Pastor Lizmar is a pastor’s kid from Puerto Rico who has been in ministry since she was 14. Her heart is to invest, build, and empower our worship team to grow in their gifts. She is passionate about everyone experiencing the love of Jesus through song. Her husband, Nate, is also a pastor’s kid and loves to serve the house of God in every way he can. He serves with kids, sound, guest services, and special projects. They both enjoy spending time with their two boys, sports activities, and fun with friends.

Katrina Simmons // Nursery & Preschool Director

With over a decade of service in the Children’s Ministry, Katrina has a deep love and passion for children. She is committed to building a loving, nurturing, and safe environment for our precious children to learn about God. Katrina is dedicated to helping women develop in a deeper relationship with God. Khayman is her only child and he loves to serve in the Kids ministry. Katrina enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, movies, playing games, & hiking.

Ben Borger // Director of Ushers & Security

Ben Borger is the Director of the Usher and Security team.  He and his wife, Kelly, also serve as prayer partners on the intercessory team and are life group leaders.  They are high school sweethearts who have 7 beautiful grandchildren that they love to spoil!  They are foster parents to 4 teenage boys and they use their lives as opportunities to shine Christ’s light to everyone around them.  They also enjoy paddle boarding, sporting events, and getaways to the mountains.

“So guard yourselves & God’s people. Feed & shepherd God’s flock-his church, purchased with his own blood-over which the Holy Spirit has appointed you as leaders”

Acts 20:28