Departments

Global Missions

The important work of coordinating and promoting Global Missions in our District is headed by Rev. Gary Kiwimagi, who has a burden to see that UPCI Global Missionaries receive the support they need, and that our District continues in the vision of prayer and financial support for our Missionaries. He has served in this capacity since 2019. Bro. Kiwimagi is also the pastor of our new church in Parker Colorado.

North American Missions

Rev. Donald Napier is our Director of North American Missions. Pastor Napier has a desire for Missions, church planting, and church growth in the State of Colorado, including starting new churches, daughter works, and preaching points. Rev. Donald Haymon, II is the District NAM Secretary.

Children's Ministry

Rev. Mark Henry leads the District Children's Ministry. He previously served as Sunday School Secretary for several years before being elected the Director. Brother Henry and his wife (Christine) are faithful members of Apostolic Christian Tabernacle in Boulder, Colorado. Rev. Jonathan Knott (House of Worship UPC Denver) is the District Children's Ministry Secretary.

CYM: Youth Ministries

Rev. Thomas Gibson, pastor of Life Tabernacle in Grand Junction serves as our District Youth President. Previously, he served as District Youth Secretary. He is married to Meby Gibson, and they have a son. Rev. Daniel Kerley is the District Youth Ministry Secretary. He is Youth Pastor at True Vine Pentecostal Church.

Men's Ministries

Rev. Dieter Skowron is the Men's Ministry Director. The Men's Ministry continues to hold the successful annual Men's Retreat. The YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park is often the site of this annual conference. Bro. Skowron is also the pastor of Abundant Life Tabernacle in Johnstown. Rev. David Wasserburger is the District Men's Ministry Secretary. He is also the pastor of New Life Worship Center in Centennial, Colorado.

Ladies Ministries

Sister Sharon Turpin is the Colorado District Ladies Ministries President. Sis. Turpin is the wife of our District Superintendent, Marney Turpin, and a mother to Dustin (son) and Mashella (daughter). Sister Kathy Shaw is the District Ladies Ministry Secretary. She is the wife of Pastor Kevin M. Shaw, and the mother of two sons, Kenan and Kylan.

Spanish Ministries

Rev. Juan Acuna serves as the District Spanish Ministries Director. He has a vision for unity and progress among our Spanish speaking congregations, and for continued outreach to the Spanish speaking community in Colorado, as well as for Spanish speaking daughter works in as many congregations as possible. Brother Acuna is also the pastor of Torre Fuerte UPC in Denver. Rev. Sigfredo Ayala is the District Spanish Ministries Secretary.

Multicultural Ministries

Kevin M. Shaw serves as the District Multicultural Ministries Director. He would like to see many more churches participating in outreach to all ethnic groups in our state and also in the All Nations Sunday outreach opportunity!