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Eagle Bend Community Church Leadership

Eagle Bend Community Church is blessed to have a leadership team who are truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will. Following are brief bio's of our leadership team and and Board of Directors.

Bruce Minor

Pastor

Pastor Bruce has been here since the beginning. Pastor Bruce, his wife, Betty, along with a small group of faithful Christians, founded Eagle Bend Community Church in 2006.

Bruce has been involved in ministry since the 1960s, serving as a pastor in various churches, cruise chaplain for Norddeutscher Lloyd Cruises and a research assistant for Lutheran Board of Publication.

Bruce and Betty owned and operated successful businesses until the Call of the Lord prompted them to serve the active adults in the Heritage Eagle Bend Community. They rest, as they say, is history!

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Pastor Bruce has been here since the beginning. Pastor Bruce, his wife, Betty, along with a small group of faithful Christians, founded Eagle Bend Community Church in 2006.

Bruce has been involved in ministry since the 1960s, serving as a pastor in various churches, cruise chaplain for Norddeutscher Lloyd Cruises and a research assistant for Lutheran Board of Publication.

Bruce and Betty owned and operated successful businesses until the Call of the Lord prompted them to serve the active adults in the Heritage Eagle Bend Community. They rest, as they say, is history!

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George Gaffga

Assistant Pastor

Pastor George and his wife, Gigi, began attending EBCC in 2018. Pastor George now serves as the Assistant Pastor, Bible Study Leader, and Men's Prayer Coordinator. George comes to EBCC bring a wealth of prior ministry experience and knowledge. He is currently working on a book of devotions.

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Pastor George and his wife, Gigi, began attending EBCC in 2018. Pastor George now serves as the Assistant Pastor, Bible Study Leader, and Men's Prayer Coordinator. George comes to EBCC bring a wealth of prior ministry experience and knowledge. He is currently working on a book of devotions.

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Tom Wertz

Director of Music and Worship, Board Member

Tom began his service to EBCC as the Director of Music and Worship in Fall 2006 and is still going strong. Outside of EBCC, Tom works full-time as a software developer. Tom is a gifted pianist and musician earning his degree in Piano Performance from Wichita State and has been playing since he was five years old! Tom has never skied despite living in Colorado most of his life.

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Tom began his service to EBCC as the Director of Music and Worship in Fall 2006 and is still going strong. Outside of EBCC, Tom works full-time as a software developer. Tom is a gifted pianist and musician earning his degree in Piano Performance from Wichita State and has been playing since he was five years old! Tom has never skied despite living in Colorado most of his life.

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Don Nuss

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Don and his late wife, Ardie, were among the intrepid pioneers that started EBCC in 2006. Don currently serves as the Board Chairman, presiding over all board and congregational meetings, communicating with church leadership and church members. Dr. Don Nuss is a retired dermatologist and is a veteran of the military, having served in the U.S. Army Medical Corp for 20 years. Thank you for your service, Don!

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Don and his late wife, Ardie, were among the intrepid pioneers that started EBCC in 2006. Don currently serves as the Board Chairman, presiding over all board and congregational meetings, communicating with church leadership and church members. Dr. Don Nuss is a retired dermatologist and is a veteran of the military, having served in the U.S. Army Medical Corp for 20 years. Thank you for your service, Don!

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Marge DeMarino

Church Treasurer, Altar Flowers Coordinator, Board Member

Marge and her husband, Tom, joined EBCC in March 2016. Marge serves as the Treasurer and coordinates weekly altar flowers. Marge came from a large family of eight sisters and six brothers! She served in the Civil Service and retired as an accountant for the Navy and the Marines. Thank you for your service, Marge!

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Marge and her husband, Tom, joined EBCC in March 2016. Marge serves as the Treasurer and coordinates weekly altar flowers. Marge came from a large family of eight sisters and six brothers! She served in the Civil Service and retired as an accountant for the Navy and the Marines. Thank you for your service, Marge!

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Marilyn Bayens

Secretary of the Board

Marilyn and her husband, Norm, have been attending EBCC two months after it started in 2006. Marilyn serves as the Board Secretary and has been a board member since 2016. Marilyn and Norm moved into Heritage Eagle Bend in 2001 and she is active in the community serving as the president of the Ladies 9 and Ladies 18 Golf Leagues, twice!

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Marilyn and her husband, Norm, have been attending EBCC two months after it started in 2006. Marilyn serves as the Board Secretary and has been a board member since 2016. Marilyn and Norm moved into Heritage Eagle Bend in 2001 and she is active in the community serving as the president of the Ladies 9 and Ladies 18 Golf Leagues, twice!

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Betty Minor

Church Administrator, Ministry Leader, Board Member

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Lois Ragland

Missions Coordinator, Board Member

Lois and her husband, Tom, began attending EBCC in Spring 2014. Lois currently serves as the Missions Coordinator, which involves food bank collections, fostering alliances with various organizations with some reaching internationally and rallying and directing EBCC's extraordinary generosity. Lois and Tom have served faithfully in outreach capacities at their former churches and Lois also served as a Christian Ed Director and youth group leader in the Presbyterian church. Lois also coined a very accurate phrase for EBCC: "a little church with a BIG heart."

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Lois and her husband, Tom, began attending EBCC in Spring 2014. Lois currently serves as the Missions Coordinator, which involves food bank collections, fostering alliances with various organizations with some reaching internationally and rallying and directing EBCC's extraordinary generosity. Lois and Tom have served faithfully in outreach capacities at their former churches and Lois also served as a Christian Ed Director and youth group leader in the Presbyterian church. Lois also coined a very accurate phrase for EBCC: "a little church with a BIG heart."

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Debbie Grindrod

Women's Ministry Leadership, Board Member

Debbie and her husband, Phil, began attending EBCC in 2014-2015. Debbie serves as the Women's Fellowship Leader and facilitates Helping Hands group and Altar Guild, while teaching the Women's Bible Study. Debbie is retired elementary school teacher and taught 34 years--30 years in the Cherry Creek School District. Debbie grew up in Southern California, but considers Colorado her home having lived here for 38 years.

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Debbie and her husband, Phil, began attending EBCC in 2014-2015. Debbie serves as the Women's Fellowship Leader and facilitates Helping Hands group and Altar Guild, while teaching the Women's Bible Study. Debbie is retired elementary school teacher and taught 34 years--30 years in the Cherry Creek School District. Debbie grew up in Southern California, but considers Colorado her home having lived here for 38 years.

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Josh Knight

Director of Tech Ministry, Board Member

Josh began serving EBCC in June 2016 as an audio-visual technician. Since that time, his role has changed to coordinate all things technical, but still includes weekly AV duties. Outside of EBCC, Josh works full time in information technology. Josh is also a percussionist and can usually be heard at the annual Christmas dinner hosted by EBCC.

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Josh began serving EBCC in June 2016 as an audio-visual technician. Since that time, his role has changed to coordinate all things technical, but still includes weekly AV duties. Outside of EBCC, Josh works full time in information technology. Josh is also a percussionist and can usually be heard at the annual Christmas dinner hosted by EBCC.

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