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  • Dr. Sean Cole, Lead Pastor
    Pastor Sean and his family came to Emmanuel in 2005. He has a Masters of Divinity from the Rocky Mountain Campus of Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary and Doctor of Ministry degree in Expository Preaching from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  He has four leadership values: 1. Preach the Word faithfully 2. Lead the people to pray like crazy 3. Love the people like Christ 4. Seek the Lord's will for being a gospel-centered missional church.  He has a wonderful wife, Dawn, and two boys, Aidan and Zachary. Some of his favorite authors are Charles Spurgeon, John Owen, John Piper, Jerry Bridges, and J.I. Packer.  He is an avid basketball fan, loves to hike in the mountains, and serves as an adjunct professor of Old and New Testament studies at Colorado Christian University.

  • Dustin Smith, Associate pastor of youth and family

    Pastor Dustin and his wife Haley came to Emmanuel in 2023. He became a believer in 2014, married his wife in 2020 and received his bachelors in Christian Ministry from Crown College in 2022. He is currently attending Gateway Seminary for his Master of Divinity. Some of his most influential pastors have been John MacArthur, James White, RC Sproul, Steve Lawson, Kevin DeYoung, and AW Pink. Dustin is a big sports fan, especially to the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Bucks, and the Dallas Stars. He enjoys reading and outdoor recreation in his free time, especially hiking and camping.

  • terrina Hill, REceptionist/Ministry Assistant

  • Doug Riemenschneider, Worship Leader

  • Cheri Dubs, Office Manager/Financial Secretary

  • Jan Gillespie, Children's Ministry Director