Boulder Valley Christian Church Staff & Elders

Pastoral Team

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Matt Carlson

Lead Pastor - Matt has been on staff with BVCC since 2004, sitting as the lead pastor since 2013. He has deep roots in Boulder County and champions what God is doing in BVCC and in this area. Matt grew up in Louisville and now lives in Lafayette with his wife and 3 kids. 

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Paul Holmberg

Associate Pastor - Paul joined the BVCC pastoral team in February of 2017. Before that, he was the Young Life College Director at CU Boulder. Paul and his wife Michelle live in Louisville with their 3 boys.

 

 

 

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Tim schoeneweis

Worship Pastor - Tim has been a part of the BVCC community since 1994. Rocket scientist by day, family man by night - Tim and his family live in Broomfield.

 

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Jared Wilson

Worship Pastor - Jared has been on staff with BVCC since 2009. Jared's passion for serving God is evident in his music. Off stage, Jared works as a professional photographer. He and his family live in Westminster.  

 

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Tyler M. adams

Student Ministries Director - Tyler has been on staff with BVCC since 2014. He loves seeing God grab hold of adolescents and change life trajectories. Tyler is a soccer coach and Young Life Leader at Centaurus High School. He also loves mountains, surfing and CrossFit.

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JOHN SAPLIS 

 

Student Ministries Associate - John joined BVCC staff in October 2017. Previously, he worked for Young Life's adventure camping called RMR Backcountry, guiding students on backpacking and kayak trips. John was a Young Life Leader in Boulder throughout college at CU - Boulder. Now he coaches hockey for middle schoolers in the area. John also loves fly-fishing, surfing and the wilderness. 

 

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Ashley Oliver

Children's Director - Ashley grew up in Louisville. After college, she spent three years working with survivors of sex trafficking in Los Angeles. She has since joined the staff team and currently lives in Boulder with her puppy.

 

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Cathy Howe

Connections & Care Pastor - Cathy is the longest-serving staff member at BVCC. Her desire to serve and love others is an incredible gift to the community. Cathy has developed a connection with the foster care system, having housed over 25 foster kids. She and her husband live in Westminster.

 

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Ruth Williams

Associate Children's Director - Ruth has been on the BVCC team for 16 years. She recently joined our Children's Ministry team. When not working, Ruth pours her heart into Camp for Change, working with our foster care partnership. She and her husband, Paul, live in Erie.

 

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Administrative Team

Marguerite Mote

Office Administrator - Marguerite has been a part of BVCC's staff for 9 years. Without her, nothing would run smoothly. Marguerite and her husband, Gary, and their two kids live in Thornton. 

 

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Nathan Johnston

Facilities & IT Manager - Nathan and his wife Lauren moved from Columbia, Maryland to Louisville in 2013. He joined our team as IT support and project management in 2014. He and Lauren now live in Thornton.  

 

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Sheila Albertson

Administrative Assistant - Sheila has been a part of our administrative team for 11 years. She is a key part of making Sunday mornings run smoothly. Sheila and her husband Ken live in Lafayette.

 

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Pat daley

Facilities Coordinator and Security Team - Pat Daley has been on staff with BVCC for 13 years. He is a bond servant to Jesus, grateful to serve the church. He is truly a gift to this team. 


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Elders

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Dennis pelley

 

Dennis and Lorraine live a rich life! They raised 2 wonderful daughters and have 2 grandkids. Throughout their lives they have worked as music teachers, pastors, and even window washers. Currently they are enjoying retirement by traveling the world, spending time with family, and serving BVCC.

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John and Michelle are currently raising 3 great kids.  Their family loves to laugh and enjoys all kinds of Colorado activities.  John works as a police sergeant at the University of Colorado.

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GAry Mansdorfer

Gary and Gerri have been a part of BVCC since 1999.  They have one daughter and a son-in-law.  Gary enjoys starting companies and brings a lot wisdom and strategic insight to the leadership of BVCC.

 

 

 

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Matt Carlson

Lead Pastor - Matt has been on staff with BVCC since 2004, sitting as the lead pastor since 2013. He has deep roots in Boulder County and champions what God is doing in BVCC and in this area. Matt grew up in Louisville and now lives in Lafayette with his wife and 3 kids.

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Mark thompson

Mark and Linda have been happily married for over 42 years.  After working for 15 years for St. Anthony Hospital in Denver, Mark has worked with Bonfils Blood Center for the past 28 years.  They have served in numerous ministry roles throughout the years and bring a fresh perspective and an appreciation for life to the elder board.