Summer Preacher Series 2021

Announcing the Summer Preacher Series

Leading up to the arrival of Christ Church’s new Priest in September, a series of curated guest preachers will be in residence throughout the summer.

The series includes preachers from across the country, bringing a variety of gifts and teachings to share at Christ Church.

The program is intended to kick-off a “Year of Renewal” as we embark on an exciting new chapter.

Join us for our Summer Preacher Series during Sunday Worship Service at 8:00 am & 10:00 am.

Hollis Wright
June 13, 20

Grand Junction, Colorado
In recent years Hollis has been traveling the country with her husband in retirement. Originally from Hawaii, Hollis was the former rector of St. Matthew’s in Grand Junction, Colorado for over 10 years.
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Eric Motley
June 27

Washington D.C.
Eric is originally from Montgomery, Alabama. He published a memoir about his hometown titled Madison Park, A Place of Hope. Eric is an Executive Vice President at the Aspen Institute and a former member of the Chapter Board of the Washington National Cathedral.
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Luke Jernagan
July 4, 11

St. Louis, Missouri
Through CEC’s search process, Luke served as a invaluable facilitator in finding candidates and ultimately leading the Christ Church search committee to its exciting call of a new priest. Luke is the former rector of St. Peter’s in St. Louis. He and his wife, Hopie, and their children ski and spend summers in Montana.

New Priest (To Be Announced)
July 18

Aspen, Colorado
Mark your calendars for July 18th when the new Priest will be visiting Aspen to conduct services and preach! He will be moving to Aspen full-time in September. Activities in addition to the worship services will be announced leading up to the July weekend.

Beth Phillips
July 25, August 1

Portola Valley, California
Beth’s journey to priesthood started at St. Peter’s in Basalt and now she is the rector at Christ Church Portola Valley in California. Originally from Kansas City, Beth first visited the Roaring Fork Valley while on sabbatical in 2000.
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Dave Killeen
August 8, 15, 22

Tallahassee, Florida
After serving in parish ministry for 11 years, David is now studying for his Ph.D. in creative writing. A published poet and non-fiction writer, Dave loves the intersection of faith and art. He has four sons with his wife Carol and enjoys fly-fishing, cycling, and hiking.
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To Be Announced
August 29

Wendy Huber
September 5

St. Peter’s Basalt
Wendy has served as the Priest-in-Charge at St. Peter’s in Basalt since January of 2020. She was ordained in the Diocese of Texas and has served family-sized churches since 2010. Wendy loves trout fishing, skiing, and gardening among many hobbies and interests.
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Charla Belinski
September 12

Snowmass Chapel
Prior to joining the Snowmass Chapel staff, Charla worked as a writer/producer in broadcast news, as well as a parent educator. She serves as Associate Pastor and is currently working on her doctoral degree from Duke University Divinity School.
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New Priest (TBA)
September 19

Welcome Weekend!
Christ Church’s new Priest will lead worship for the first time commencing an exciting new chapter.

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