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…

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…

Pat Braden, Nursery Coordinator

Sunday Morning (8:00 Worship) & Wednesday Night Life Nursery Caregiver Hi, my name is Pat Braden and I am the nursery coordinator here at Holy Shepherd. I have worked there since 2002. I am a life-long member and my husband, Jeff, and son, Chris, joined in 2000. My husband and I were married at Holy…

Wednesday Night Life Cooking Team

Bob Mohrbacher, Bruce Benson, Joan Young, Lisa Grimm, Denise Rosko, Julie Lusch, Susan Julian, Annette Gillcrist We enjoy preparing home cooked meals to share with our community. The commraderie is what keeps us coming back each year. We hope everyone enjoys the meals we prepare.