Pastor Michael TeKrony, Co-Pastor, Congregational Life

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 Partner

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…

Kevin Klinkerfues, Property Manager

Kevin has been a part of the Holy Shepherd community for 32 years, serving in numerous leadership positions including president, vice president, and many committee assignments.   He is an earnest musician in the praise team with contributions of voice, guitar and banjo in our blended and traditional worship services.  Professionally, Kevin works for the Colorado…

Larry Lagerberg, Custodian

Larry is a lifelong member of Holy Shepherd and is very active in the music ministry.  He grew up and still lives in the Lakewood area.  Larry attended Wheat Ridge High School and then went on to study music at the University of Denver and the University of Colorado.  After a long career in finance,…

Jordan Ortman, Organist/Accompanist

Jordan Ortman is a collaborative pianist, organist, and vocal coach based in Denver, Colorado.  He is an Affiliate Faculty member at Metropolitan State University in Denver, where he teaches Class Piano, Theory Lab, and accompanies and coaches voice and instrumental students.  As an enthusiast of both opera and musical theater he has worked offstage as…

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…