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Life Group Leader Bios

02.01.18 | Life Groups | by Ina Meyer

    Life Group Leader Bios


    Chuck Allor-Men’s Life Group (Tuesday evenings)

    Chuck is a native of Colorado Springs and has been a member of First Pres since 1978.  He is married to Wendy who led him to First Pres.  Chuck has 2 married sons and 8 month old twin grandchildren. He has led groups for many years and has volunteered at Guest Central for the past nine years. 


    Kevin and Sharon Comiskey-Family Life Group (Sunday mornings)

    Kevin and Sharon have three children - Bella-10, Grace-24, and Jon-22. Sharon loves sewing, reading, scrapbooking, and cooking.  Kevin has worked at Dale House for 28+ years, loves mountain biking, reading, and green chili. 


    Sam and Meari Edwards-Family Life Group (Thursday evenings)

    Sam and Mary Edwards have been married for 23 years.     Sam works as a nonprofit professional and Mary is a special education teacher.  Together they have one daughter, Raina (16).  The Edwards family enjoys skiing, camping, travelling, remodeling houses and reveling in the playground called the Rocky Mountains.  They have been members of FPC since 2006. 


    Walt Fischer-Men’s Life Group (Tuesday mornings)

    Walt has been a member of First Pres since 2003.  He is married to DiAne and has two daughters and three grandchildren.  Walt is a director at Compassion Int’l.  He is very involved in our Men’s Life Ministry.


    Bryan and Cinthia Frame-All Adults Life Group (Thursday evenings)

    Cinthia and Bryan have been attending First Pres since 2010, both are members and have one daughter living at home (8) and one that is married with a (3) yr old.  They both love spending time with family, camping, kayaking and paddle boarding.   They are real estate investors and Cinthia teaches Spanish to young children.  


    Chris and Carolynn Halton-All Adults Life Group (Monday evenings)

    Chris and Carolynn have attended First Pres since 2007 with a 4 year break while living elsewhere.  Both Chris and Carolynn are retired officers in the US Navy.  Chris is now a government contractor.  Carolynn is a homeschooling mom with a sophomore in high school.  They also have an older daughter attending college in Pennsylvania.  Carolynn loves to sew and enjoys teaching sewing classes.  Chris enjoys reading, soccer, college football and working out.


    Greg and Ashley Hartnett-Young Adults Life Group (Thursday evenings)

    Greg and Ashley Hartnett have been married for 5 years and have a little boy, Judah.  They were married at here First Pres.  They lived in Spokane, Wa., for the past few years and moved back to Colorado Springs when Greg accepted the internship position offered by First Pres. 


    Rebecca Hawkins-Women’s Life Group (Tuesday evenings)

    Rebecca has been a member of First Pres since 2012.  She is married and a "mostly" empty nester with two adult children out of the house -a daughter, 23, and a son, 19 - and a 15 yr old step son who lives with she and her husband part time.  She loves food, football, yoga, skiing, hiking and long chats over coffee.  Rebecca is a member of the WomenConnect Sunday Community.

    Adam and Jennifer Holz-New Member Life Group (Wednesday evenings)

    Jennifer grew up in Colorado Springs and has attended First Pres for many years.  She is our current Executive Pastor.  Adam is a culture reviewer for Focus on the Family’s Plugged In.  Jennifer and Adam have three children, aged 7, 9 and 11.


    Stu and Tonya Lark-All Adults Life Group (Sunday evenings)

    Stu and Tonya have made First Pres their church home since 2002.  Stu is a partner at a local law firm, Sherman & Howard and Tonya volunteers with a variety of local non-profits.  They enjoy travelling, reading, and cheering on their children Peter (17), Katie (15), and Ellie (12).


    Matt and Kim Lockhart-All Adult Life Group (Thursday evenings)

    Matt and Kim have two teenagers and a dog. Kim is an accountant by day and Matt worked in Christian publishing for 25 years. Being relatively new to both Colorado Springs and First Pres they are looking forward to hosting a Life Group and connecting with others who want to grow in their relationship to God and others.  


    John Moe-Men’s Life Group (Tuesday evenings)

    John Moe is married and has two grown daughters and 5 grandchildren.  He has been a member of First Pres since 2000 and attends Agape Journey Sunday Community.  John teaches in the children’s Sunday School and is a retired elementary school teacher.  He is very involved in our Men’s Life Ministry.


    Melissa Owen and Susan Fletcher-All Adults Life Group (Wednesday evenings)

    Melissa has been a member of First Pres since 2012 and is on our Board of Elders.  She enjoys hiking, reading, pondering life, and watching sports with friends.


    Susan is excited to lead a Life Group at First Pres. She is the Historian and Archivist for The Navigators, and is a big history geek. When she's not at her day job, she enjoys drawing and painting, photography, reading, and being outside. Susan has been attending First Pres since 2012 and joined the church in 2016. 


    Leigh Saulsbury-All Adults Life Group (Wednesday evenings)

    Leigh has been a member of First Pres since 2004 and is a past deacon.  She is a counselor and volunteers as a shepherd in our children’s Sunday School. 


    Greg and Heather Sharp-Family Life Group (Wednesday evenings/Sunday afternoons)

    Greg and Heather have been members of First Pres since 2005.  Both Greg and Heather are doctors and have a practice together.  Heather volunteers as a teacher in the children’s Sunday School.  They have a 14 year-old daughter, Lexi, and 12 year-old son, Evan, and enjoy getting outdoors hiking, biking, and camping.