Our Staff

Harlan Van Oort, Pastor

Harlan is a pastor, pointing to Jesus as the hope of the world.  Our joyful response to God’s grace is to celebrate Christ and serve the city by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Harlan Graduated from Denver South HS, college in Iowa and seminary in Michigan. Harlan has served as a pastor in Yakima, WA and Orange City, IA. In 2015, he returned to Denver to become a pastor at City Church Denver.  

Harlan and his wife, Pat, have two daughters, one son-in-law, and one grandson.  

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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.

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Alli Horst, Director of Family Ministries

Alli Horst leads family ministries at City Church Denver, where she combines her professional background in education with her passion for introducing children to Jesus. Prior to joining City Church, Alli served as a public school teacher in Denver and Montbello, navigating the joys and challenges of teaching in Title 1 schools. Alli completed her bachelor’s degree in political science at Taylor University and her master’s degree at the University of Denver in curriculum and instructional strategies. In addition to her role at City Church, Alli invests her time diffusing attempted coups by her four children and getting in all the reading she can. 

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Ginni Baker, Communications Director

Ginni makes sure all church events and information get to you! 

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Mollie Fitzpatrick, Treasurer

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Current Consistory (2019)

  • Gillian Baike – Deacon
  • Heather Cutillo – Elder
  • Luke Galli – Elder
  • Nathan Handberry – Elder
  • Margaret Hunt – Elder
  • Jessica Kivisto – Deacon
  • Brad Koster – Elder
  • Rebecca Offner – Deacon

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Greater Consistory

  • Ginni Baker
  • Sarah Branion
  • Michael Ehrenfried
  • Jonathan Fitzpatrick
  • Emily Forbes
  • Matt Garth
  • Scott Glasscock
  • Chris Hanson
  • Adam Hostetter
  • Tom Hunt
  • Nikki Koster
  • Ingrid Kutsch
  • Gwen Powell
  • John Yates

Upcoming Events

10:45 am Sunday Worship
Sunday Worship
Jun 7 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Group: City Church Denver
10:45 am Sunday Worship
Sunday Worship
Jun 14 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Group: City Church Denver
10:45 am Sunday Worship
Sunday Worship
Jun 21 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Group: City Church Denver
10:45 am Sunday Worship
Sunday Worship
Jun 28 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Group: City Church Denver

Times & Location

10:45 am: Worship Service

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