Pastoral Staff Members
The Rev. Dr. John H. Bell, Jr. wears three hats at Wellshire: as the senior pastor, he oversees and provides for the pastoral needs of the members of Wellshire; as the Moderator of Session, he works with church leadership and administers the committee structure; and as Head of Staff at Wellshire, he takes “great joy…
The Rev. Katie Robb Davis, Wellshire Associate Pastor, orchestrates mission, service, and outreach at Wellshire, as well as the coordination of congregational care – basically, her duties fall under the category of “love” at Wellshire. She has been on staff at Wellshire since 2014.
The Rev. Kira Anderson is the Associate Pastor of Christian Formation. Her duties include preaching and pastoral care, adult educational ministries, and the leadership of youth and young adult ministries at Wellshire Church. Click here for more information on Kira.
Program Staff Members
Dr. Michael Pohlenz is Director of Music Ministries at Wellshire, which includes conducting the Sanctuary Choir, overseeing and administering Wellshire’s various music ensembles and staff, and programming music for weekly worship services throughout the year. Michael has been on staff at Wellshire since 2003.
As Wellshire’s Associate Director of Music Ministries and Organist, Jane Ripper provides organ music and accompaniment for the Sanctuary Choir, soloists, and instrumentalists for the traditional worship service. She also plays for weddings, memorial services, and special services throughout the year. Jane has been on staff at Wellshire since 1992.
Tegan Palmer is Director of Celebration Singers at Wellshire, the vocal group for Living Water worship at Wellshire, which includes leading the choir and programming music for weekly worship services throughout the year. Tegan joined the Wellshire staff in 2014.
Donna Wickham is Director of Confluence, the instrumental ensemble for Wellshire’s Living Water worship service,which includes leading the group and programming music for weekly worship services throughout the year. Donna joined Wellshire’s staff in 2014.
Gail Hartman is the Director of Wellshire’s Parents Day Out program, which offers a positive, interactive environment featuring music, story time, and play time for one to five year olds while giving parents a few hours of time for themselves each week. Gail has been a staff member at Wellshire since 2011.
Centus counselor Patti Schramm holds a Masters of Social Work degree from the University of Houston and has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for over 25 years. An Individual, Couples, and Family Therapist, Patti practices under Centus, a top-tier provider of behavioral health services, education, and programs in metro Denver. Patti also serves as Clinical Director of…
Juli Dowell is the director of ReSound Music, Wellshire’s Sunday morning music education program for children and youth offered during the school year. Juli graduated from Westminster Choir College with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education and is currently finishing her Master of the Arts in Museum Studies degree at Johns Hopkins. Juli has…
Sue Hahn is the director of Wellshire’s Celebration Ringers handbell ensemble, which provides music monthly in worship. Sue also previously chaired Area 11 of the Handbell Musicians of America, which consists of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, and Wyoming. Sue has been the handbell director since 2001.
Kendal Mullins is the Children’s Ministry Coordinator. She has been on staff at Wellshire since 2015.