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Phone: (719) 884-6100


Mailing Address: 219 E Bijou St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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Program Director Floyd Sebald

Floyd has 28 years of experience in ministry and in organizational leadership and development. He served 22 years in the country of Mongolia with Cru, helping start multiple ministries and developing staff, leaders and teams. He held several positions in Mongolia, including National Director of CRU for twelve years and Team Leader of Leadership Development and Human Resources for five years. He also worked on the faculty of the National University of Mongolia, where he taught classes in forestry, biometrics and experimental design. He oversaw research projects and provided extensive consultation and service to the Mongolian government. Floyd started his career with the U.S. Forest Service, working in silviculture and timber management. He holds a B.S. in Multi-Resource Land Management and an M.S. in Forest Ecology and Silviculture. Early in his career, he served with Cru at Northern Arizona University. Floyd’s greatest joy in work and ministry is encouraging and developing emerging leaders. He lives in Colorado Springs with his wife Lynne. Together, they have three adult sons who love the Lord and two grandchildren.


Tuition for the First Pres Fellows Colorado Springs program is $6,000. Tuition covers all expenses of the program to the fellow, including graduate courses, retreats, conferences, adventures, personal assessments, leadership and professional development trainings, and roundtable meals. Administrative costs and salaries are covered by the church. Host families provide housing and meals (breakfast and dinner) without charge.

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You can reach our Program Director, Floyd Sebald, by email at or by phone at (719) 985-1014.

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