PUEBLO FIRST CHURCH
OF THE NAZARENE

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Pastor Jim Murray

Pastor Jim, Deanna and their four boys (all teens now) came to Pueblo, Colorado from Boston, MA in September 2010. They have been married 24 years and love serving the Lord here in beautiful Colorado.

Pastor Jim went into ministry in 1994 serving as a Youth Minister and became a Senior Pastor in 2002. His desire is to lead people to a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

 

Pastor Lynette Cherry & Children's Minister Shane Cherry

Pastor Lynette, her husband, Shane, and their two children feel very blessed to be a part of the ministry team at PFC! Pastor Lynette grew up in Pueblo, but met Shane while attending college at MidAmerica Nazarene University. Shane is from Parsons Kansas, but has lived in Pueblo since 2004 when they moved here a year after getting married.

Pastor Lynette has been a music minister since 2004, and spent several of those years as a youth pastor as well. Shane works in retail, but has a heart for ministry, especially children's ministry, and he is excited for some new, upcoming opportunities to work with the children's department at PFC.

 

Pastor Steve Unruh

Pastor Steve and his wife, Amy, have been serving at PFC since the fall of 2011, not long after they were married. Pastor Steve became part of the staff in the fall of 2012. He started his church ministry in 1999 as an associate pastor and youth pastor. He has also served as a college pastor and counselor.

In July, 2014, Steve and Amy welcomed their beautiful daughter, Soraya, into the world. At nine-months old, she's already become very vocal in the church. Pastor Steve loves serving at PFC as associate pastor and pastoral counselor. To Pastor Steve and Amy it isn't a job, but a calling.

Youth Ministers Cassie & Alex Hovet

Cassie and Alex Hovet have two beautiful young children and enjoy spending their time running around with them. They have been actively serving in youth ministry since 2013.

Cassie received a call to youth ministry as a teenager and she is currently pursuing ordination. They love working with the teens and seeing them grow in their faith.

 

Pastor Greg Smith

Pastor Greg and his wife, Heather have four children. They starting worshiping and serving the Lord at PFC in October 2010. Greg has served as the Sunday School and Discipleship Ministry Leader and Heather has served as the Children's Ministries Leader.

Pastor Greg and Heather have now transitioned to leading our daughter church plant, Living Water Fellowship in Pueblo West that was launched in September of 2015. Pastor Greg is the lead pastor of this new church plant and Heather leads an amazing Children's Ministry - you can check out the website at PWLivingWater.org.