Our Staff

Harlan VanOort, 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 two grandsons.  

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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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Josephine Geisler, Director of Family Ministries

Josephine earned her Bachelor’s degree in Theology at Colorado Christian University. She has served in camp ministries, middle and high school youth groups, and children’s ministries across the state and country prior to becoming the Director of Family Ministries here at City Church.

Josephine’s philosophy of ministry is guided by a high view of the family as the main center for Christian growth, and she enjoys her work in Children’s Church and Kids Club on Sunday mornings with a mind toward the spiritual formation that happens among families during the week.

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Jessica Kivisto, Communications Director

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

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Andrew Rotta, Treasurer

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Current Consistory (2023)

  • Jenna Galli
  • Sallie Gamboa
  • Roxane Geisler
  • Scott Glasscock
  • Karen Hostetter
  • Donna Kaemingk
  • Nikki Koster
  • Deborah Rankin
  • Emily Rotta

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Greater Consistory

  • Gillian Baikie
  • Sarah Branion
  • Heather Cutillo
  • Michael Ehrenfried
  • Jonathan Fitzpatrick
  • Emily Forbes
  • Luke Galli
  • Scott Glasscock
  • Nathan Handberry
  • Adam Hostetter
  • Margaret Hunt
  • Tom Hunt
  • Jessica Kivisto
  • Carrie Kneppe
  • Brad Koster
  • Nikki Koster
  • Ingrid Kutsch
  • Jamesson Peña
  • Gwen Powell
  • John Yates

Upcoming Events

10:45 am Sunday Worship
Sunday Worship
Apr 21 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Group: City Church Denver
10:45 am Sunday Worship
Sunday Worship
Apr 28 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Group: City Church Denver
10:45 am Sunday Worship
Sunday Worship
May 5 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Group: City Church Denver
10:45 am Sunday Worship
Sunday Worship
May 12 @ 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.