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Church Council
The Elders are responsible for oversight of the Congregation's Spiritual Life. The Senior Pastor is both a member of this group and accountable to it. They prepare for communion and various services such as Prayers for and Annointing of the sick, special prayer days for the nation, the world and persecuted Christians. They are particularly aware of spiritual needs among the membership and are always ready to provide support.

Currently Serving Elders:
Dr. Gene Pearson, President and Senior Pastor, is an ordained minister in the Reformed Church in America and has served congregations in California, New York, South Carolina and now Colorado.

Pastor Gene holds a Masters degree in theology, a PhD in religion and is a certified Counselor in Neuthetic Counseling and Reality Therapy. He has taught on the college and graduate level and spoken in various parts of the world at seminars, retreats, seminaries and evangelistic meetings.

Hobbies include cycling, photography, travel, writing, computers and hiking. He is married to Dr. Carolyn Pearson and they have 5 children.
Joe Hoskins, Co-leader of the Worship Team.  Joe has been an active member at OSCH, serving in a variety of positions.  Joe is a graduate of Metropolitan State University of Denver with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics with a minor in Computer Management Science.   He is working as a Technical Support Analyst for SoftwareAG. He has 3 children and four grandchildren.
 
Rick Boer, Leader of Prayer Team.  Rick has been a long-time member at OSCH.  Prior to his position as Elder that he began in 2017, Rick served as a Deacon.

 
John Yarbrough, Vice President & Co-Leader of the Outreach/Missions Team.

 
The Deacons are responsible for oversight of the Ministry of Compassion among our members and in the greater community and also the congregation's material resources. They make sure the buildings and grounds are maintained and developed, and they receive and distribute special offerings for members in need and for local and worldwide missions. They are always ready to provide encouragement and counsel to members in need.

Currently Serving Deacons:
Ryland Wright,  Treasurer.  Ryland served  as the Bookkeeper for OSC for over two years, before leaving that position and becoming Treasurer. A graduate of Central Missouri State Universtiy in Warrensburg, Missouri with a BS, Majoring in Accounting.  He has an extensive background and experience with several Fortune 500 companies.

Married with three daughters and five grandchildren, all living in the Denver area.  His hobbies include computers, the Denver Broncos, and the great Colorado outdoors.   
Larry Martens,
Chairman of the Board of Deacons.
  Larry has been a long-time member of OSCH.


 
Dale Hutchins, Council Clerk and Team Leader of the Fellowship Team, has served as a Deacon at Our Savior's since January of 2015.  Dale is a graduate of the University of Colorado, with a major in French and minors in Russian and English.  She obtained her paralegal certificate about 20 years later from Arapahoe Community College. Dale is a widow and has one son, Adam.
 
Bob Flanders, Co-Leader of the Outreach/Missions Team.

Bob has been a long-time member at OSCH. He became a Deacon in 2017.