Meet Our Staff


Bryan Goforth - Administrative & Outreach Pastor

Family: Wife - Marianne; Son-in-Law & Daughter - Austin & Crystall Benner; Son-in-Law & Daughter - Nathan & Jessie Davenport; Grandkids - Sophia & Jaxson Benner; Micah Davenport

Interests/Hobbies: Skiing, Fishing

Quirks: I like having a clean windshield

Favorite Bible Verse: "However, I consider my life worth nothing to me, if only I may finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me---the task of testifying to the gospel of God's grace." - Acts 20:24

Favorite Superhero: Batman
 I would recommend...

  • Everyone take a missions trip to a needy country

 Phone: 970-249-5432, ext. 22


Steve Shaw - Teaching & Family Pastor

Family: Adorable Wife - Christi; Boys of Summer - Ty & Haley, Caleb, Kellen, & Dillon; Grandson - Keaton

Interests/Hobbies:  Backyard wiffle ball with his boys, Elk Chasing, Romancing the bride of his youth (who happens to be the same bride of his current aged condition)

Favorite Bible Verse: "But the Lord said to Samuel, 'Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him.  The Lord does not look at the things man looks at.  Man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.'" - 1 Samuel 16:7

Favorite Superhero:  Steve McGarrett of Hawaii Five-O 

I would recommend...

  • V-8 Fusion mixed with Fresca (especially Peach/Mango), bubbly, yet healthy.

Phone: 970-249-5432, ext 12


Spencer Powers - Pastoral Care & Facilities Minister  

Family: Wife - Renee; Kidlings - Natalie, Maverick, Jovie, Bo, Gracie, & Truly

Interests/Hobbies: Camping, Hunting, Drawing, Whittling, Building Stuff, Playing Bass, Watching Hockey & Football

Quirks:  Convinced the dryer turns his shirts inside-out; Word nerd, Greek geek; Is amused by pictures of the 10 Commandments where the commandments are labeled with Roman numerals

Favorite Bible Verse: "For to me, to live is Christ." - Philippians 1:21a

Favorite Hockey Bible Verse:  "Penalties are prepared for mockers, and beatings for the backs of fools." - Proverb 19:29, NIV

Favorite Superheroes: Popeye & the Swedish Chef

Stuff I would recommend...

  • Books - Pointman, by Steve Farrar; Jesus Mean and Wild, by Mark Galli; Endurance, by Alfred Lansing
  • Movies - Facing the Giants, Popeye, One Night with the King, Miracle; Secondhand Lions

Phone: 970-249-5432, ext 13

Donna CoRona - Office Manager

Family: Son-in-law & Daughter - Tanner & Amber Good; Son-in-Law & Daughter - Ben & Ashley McGee; Grandkids - Jess, Kate, and Hana Good; Abigail McGee

Interests/Hobbies:  Camping, Picnics, Outdoors, Family

Favorite Bible Verses:  

  • "But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve...But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord." - Joshua 24:15
  • "I lift my eyes to the mountains--where does my help come from?  My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth." - Psalm 121:1-2

I would recommend...

  • Hanging out with your kids.

Phone: 970-249-5432, ext 10

Kimberly Hert - Director of Montrose Christian Childhood Center (Preschool)

Family: Husband - Brandon; Children - Benjamin, Travis, & Grayce; Sister - Anna Johnson

Interests/Hobbies:  Camping, Reading, Cooking, Hanging out with my family, traveling, & coffee

Quirk: I think kale tastes like dirt (I don't get the hype.)

Favorite Bible Verse:  "Trust in the Lord with all of your hearts and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight." - Proverbs 3:5-6

I would recommend...

  • Kettle Jalapeno Chips
  • Traveling to the Amalfi Coast
  • Reading to your children

Favorite Superhero: Fred Rogers aka Mr. Rogers who said, "Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning.  But for children play is serious learning.  Play is really the work of childhood."

Phone: 970-249-0710