Our Staff

Rev. Dr. John David (JD) Punch, Senior Pastor
John David (JD) Punch was installed as Senior Pastor of City Pres in 2011 after serving on the pastoral staff at Park Street Church in Boston, a 200+ year old church in the heart of the city. While there he developed city-wide partnership initiatives and has led international and inner city mission trips. He has a PHD in New Testament Theology (Radboud University, Netherlands) and Masters in Theology (University of Pretoria, South Africa) and Birmingham Theological Seminary (Alabama). Prior to Park Street he served as associate pastor and worship leader at churches in Virginia Beach, VA and Birmingham, AL. JD and his wife Amy, along with their children (Jake, Tyler and Emma) live in the Baker neighborhood of Denver.

Rev. Andy Wood, Associate Pastor
Andy Wood is an Associate Pastor overseeing the Family Ministry and the Community Life Ministry. After graduating from Covenant Theological Seminary where he obtained an MDiv, Andy helped begin the work of St. Patrick Church Denver, an urban church plant. He has served the broader church through parachurch ministry in Eastern Tennessee, Russia and Northern Colorado. Andy hails from Southern Indiana and studied elementary education at Western Kentucky University. He met his wife, Barb, while serving in Russia and returned to Colorado, which is where Barb grew up. They and their four children (Gabe, Drew, Ian, and Cora) live in the Whittier neighborhood.

Dan Geisler, Music Director

As a professional composer, arranger, and jazz musician, Dan Geisler’s coordination of music for Sunday worship services creates a culture of excellence in 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 and each week he conducts of a trio (to a quintet) of world-class talented musicians. Dan 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. Prior to coming to City Church Denver in 2001 (since the beginning) Dan had been music director for two churches in Colorado, a member of the adjunct faculty (Jazz Piano) at the University of Miami, and a keyboardist/musical director with Jon Secada’s world tour. He 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.



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Times & Location

10 am: Worship Service

Directions to the Tivoli Building on the Auraria Campus