Pastor Michael TeKrony

Michael’s journey begins in eastern South Dakota, ventures to southern Nebraska then Colorado, out to California and then back to Colorado. He’s a proud alum of Wheat Ridge High School (Go Farmers!) and Colorado State University (Go Rams!). In 1988 he married his high school sweet heart, Linda (go Tigers and Ore Diggers!) whom he…

Karen Novess, Ministry Patner

Karen, who has been on the staff since August 2001, works closely with the pastors to provide direction and support for building the congregation as a community. Her responsibilities include supporting and nurturing the youth as they continue to grow in Christ, Wednesday Night Life mid-week Family evenings, Faith Formation (age 3 – 12th grade),…

Donna Madsen, Secretary

Donna started October 1, 2015 as part-time secretary at Holy Shepherd. She has been a member of Holy Shepherd since May 1990 and has been involved in a variety of ministries since that time. Donna, a native of North Dakota, received her Bachelors of Arts from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. She recently retired as…

Dana Anderson, Organist

Dana has been a member of Holy Shepherd as he was growing up. Many changes have occurred over the years, but one consistent item has been the quality and importance of music in the church community. He has been organist at Holy Shepherd for more than 35 years. He graduated from Bethany College in Lindsborg,…

Dave Gleason, Director/Chancel & Handbell Choirs

Dave is the Chancel and Handbell Choir director. He brings not only his directing talents, but also his composing and arranging experience. Dave has directed church music since 1992 and joined the staff at Holy Shepherd in the fall of 2002. Dave holds a Bachelors of Music Education from Colorado State University and a Masters…

Diane Klinkerfues, Director of Praise Team

Diane Klinkerfues is the director of the Praise Team and helps plan and prepare the contemporary worship service. Diane has been a HSLC member for over thirty years, including her Jr. and Sr. high years. When she returned from Colorado State University she took an active role in the church, first singing with the Chancel…

Ron Skabo, Director of Prime Time Choir

Ron Skabo became director of the Prime Time Choir shortly after he and his wife, Verona, joined Holy Shepherd in 2009. In addition to the Prime Time Choir, they both sing in the Chancel Choir. Ron has directed a number of choirs, going back to his college days. Music has always been a part of…