Our Staff

Rev. Harlan VanOort, Senior Pastor

After growing up in Denver, Harlan is excited to return as the Senior Pastor at City Church Denver.  After graduating from Denver South, Northwestern of Iowa, and Western Theological Seminary in Michigan, Harlan served as the pastor of East Valley Church in Yakima, WA and American Church in Orange City, Iowa.  Most recently, he was the chaplain of Northwestern College.

Harlan has a passionate heart for God’s word and God’s church, and occasionally relaxes to Coldplay.  He loves to proclaim our dependence on Jesus Christ and our joyful response to God’s grace with worship and service by the power of the Holy Spirit.  As pastor of City Church Denver, Harlan hopes to continue to lead God’s people to celebrate Christ and serve the city.

Izzy Sackett, Pastor of Community Engagement

Izzy received her M.Div from Western Theological Seminary.  She is currently finishing up her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Denver, where she is specializing in medical social work and trauma.  Izzy previously served as a hospital Chaplain focusing in behavioral health and trauma response.

With her emphasis in trauma training, Izzy’s heart lies in the difficult places of life and suffering.  She is a passionate advocate for issues of inequality.  She aims to care for those in underserved communities, and is excited about the ways that the church can be the hands and feet of God in the city of Denver.

Rob Sackett, Pastor of Liturgy

Rob received his M.Div from Western Theological Seminary.  He is concluding his Master of Counseling degree from Denver Seminary, and looks forward to integrating his counseling training into his call in ministry.  Before relocating to Denver, Rob previously served at several different churches throughout Western Michigan.

Rob loves connecting with people, hearing their stories, and discovering the ways that the Holy Spirit works amidst people. Rob is a self-proclaimed coffee snob and can be found anywhere outside in Colorado pursuing any of his multiple hobbies.



Dan Geisler, Music Director

As a professional composer, arranger, and jazz musician, Dan’s coordination of music for Sunday worship services creates music that helps us worship in a way that honors God and builds the church. Sundays include Dan’s original arrangements of contemporary songs and classic hymns. He completed a double major in Music (Piano Emphasis) and Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado and a Masters in Studio Music and Jazz Arranging from the University of Miami.

Dan continues to play professionally and you may catch him playing with or leading jazz groups in various music venues throughout Denver. He also continues to do arrangement and composing work for major record label artists and music publication companies. Dan and his wife Roxane, along with their four children, live in Highlands Ranch.


www.dangeisler.com

 

Upcoming Events

Feb
14
Sun
10:45 am Sunday Worship @ First Ave. and Acoma St.
Sunday Worship @ First Ave. and Acoma St.
Feb 14 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Group: City Church Denver
Feb
21
Sun
10:45 am Sunday Worship @ First Ave. and Acoma St.
Sunday Worship @ First Ave. and Acoma St.
Feb 21 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Group: City Church Denver
Feb
28
Sun
10:45 am Sunday Worship @ First Ave. and Acoma St.
Sunday Worship @ First Ave. and Acoma St.
Feb 28 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Group: City Church Denver
Mar
6
Sun
10:45 am Sunday Worship @ First Ave. and Acoma St.
Sunday Worship @ First Ave. and Acoma St.
Mar 6 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Group: City Church Denver

Times & Location


Sundays
10:45 am: Worship Service

Location
Directions to our NEW worship location at First Ave. and Acoma St.