Rocky Mountain District

Lutheran Church Missouri Synod


DSE (Denver Northeast)
Rev. Jeremy Jacoby
Summit of Peace Lutheran Church
4661 E. 136th Avenue
Thornton, CO  80602
Office: 303.452.0448

DNW (Denver Northwest)
Rev. Pete Scheele
Shepherd of the Rockies Lutheran Church
106 Rosalie Rd
Bailey, CO 80421
Office: 303.838.2161

DSE (Denver Southeast)
Rev. Joseph Murphy
Grace Lutheran Church
11135 Newlin Gulch Blvd
Parker, CO 80134
Office: 303.840.5493

DSW (Denver Southwest)
Rev. Greg Zillinger
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
7691 S. University Blvd
Centennial, CO 80122
Office: 303.798.0711

EHP (Eastern High Plains)
Rev. William Viergutz
Trinity Lutheran Church
338 7th St.
Burlington, CO 80807
Office: 719.346.7401

FOU (Four Corners)
Rev. Bror Erickson
Zion Lutheran Church
7455 Foothills Dr.
Farmington, NM  87402
Office: 505.419.4101

LON (Longs Peak)
Rev. Mark Nierman
Mt. Olive Lutheran Church
3411 S. Taft Ave
Loveland, CO 80537
Office: 970.669.7350

NOR (Northeastern)
Rev. Trenton Christensen
St. Paul Lutheran Church (Dual-Big Springs)
7th and Maple
Julesburg, CO 80737
Office: 970.474.2592

PEC (Pecos)
Rev. Jason Rust
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1120 Hull Rd
Ruidoso, NM 88345
Office: 575.258.4191

PIK (Pikes Peak)
Rev. James Maxwell
Rock of Ages Lutheran Church
P O Box 6941
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Office: 719.632.9394

RIO (Rio Grande)
Rev. Howard Patten
Zion Lutheran Church
2800 Pershing
El Paso, TX 79903
Office: 915.566.4667

ROC (Rocky Flats)
Rev. Keith Besel
Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
650 S. Park Avenue
Fort Lupton, Colorado 80621
Office: 303.857.6827

SAN (Sandia North)
Rev. Phil Quarles
Sangre de Cristo LC (Dual-Angel Fire)
Box 5712
Taos, NM 87571
Office: 575.758.5944

SAS (Sandia South)
Rev. John Heffelfinger
Redeemer Lutheran Church
210 Alvarado SE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
Office: 505.239.4250

SDC (Sangre de Cristo)
Rev. Don Stults
St. Peter's Lutheran Church
1821 Grand Avenue
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Office: 719.852.3424

UTA (Utah)
Rev. Anthony Masinelli
Grace Lutheran Church
1815 E 9800 S
Sandy, Utah 84092
Office: 801.572.6375

WES (Western)
Rev. Melvin "Mel" Mertens (EM)
9467 Coogans Bluff Rd
Austin, CO  81410
Cell: 308-991-0182

24 Sep
SOAR Active Adult Ministry Gathering
09.24.2018 - 09.25.2018
16 Oct
Administrators and EC Directors Conference; Breckenridge, CO
10.16.2018 1:00 pm - 10.17.2018 11:30 am
17 Oct

More information to follow as details are finalized.

17 Oct
Fall Pastor's Conference
10.17.2018 - 10.19.2018

Fall Pastor's Conference

October 17-19, 2018

Beaver Run Resort Breckenridge, Colorado


Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mark Seifrid is a professor of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. A faculty member since 2015, he earned a Doctor of Philosophy in New Testament from Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, N.J. (1990); and a Master of Divinity and a Master of Arts from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Ill. (1984). He also holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Illinois in Champaign (1975). He has published major works on justification in the New Testament and a commentary on 2 Corinthians, and is currently writing a commentary on Galatians. He has published numerous articles on Pauline theology and the doctrine of justification — in particular articulating a Lutheran view of justification as drawn from the Pauline Epistles. He taught New Testament interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky., for more than two decades. He also served as the Ernest and Mildred Hogan Chair in New Testament Interpretation at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.


Online registration for pastors will begin next week. More details will be shared when they are finalized.


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Rev. Brian L. Kachelmeier

Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church

Los Alamos, NM


25 Oct

 Reformation Luncheon

for the

 Retired Rocky Mountain District Educators (RRMDE)


A Reformation Luncheon for the Retired Rocky Mountain District Educators (RRMDE) will take place on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Cinzzetti's Italian Market, Northglenn, CO.  The retired educators meet at 11:30 am for fellowship, growth, service, and mutual support.  The Lutheran Hispanic Missionary Institute (LHMI) will be the featured presentation.  Our service action for this luncheon will offer financial support for this LCMS Recognized Service Organization.  

All retired Rocky Mountain District educators and spouses are invited to attend.  Registrations for the luncheon may be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Don or Elaine at 303.993.2596.

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