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Michael Sabo - Teaching Pastor

Michael joined the ministry team of BFC as the teaching pastor in August 2013. He enjoys the study and teaching of God's Word at both BFC and seminary, establishing believers in their faith, and equipping leaders for service locally and internationally.

Michael and his wife Darlene have been married for 44 years and have four children and four grandchildren. Darlene is a professional counselor and enjoys gardening and spending weekly time with her grandchildren. Michael enjoys developing relationships with the lost through racquetball and working on his muscle car. 

Michael Escalera - Worship Leader

Michael loves music and enjoys using a blended worship style, choosing old and new songs that draw us closer to God. "One of the things I love about BFC is the diversity of talent on our worship team. We have some very talented musicians and technicians who love to serve God!"

Michael and his wonderful wife, Leah, have been married for 16 years and have three, awesome kids. In their free time they love hiking, eating healthy, and exploring Colorado. Michael also loves to ride his motorcycle and claims it's way cheaper than therapy.

Dawn Watson - Office Manager

Dawn has been the BFC Office Manager for over 15 years, and she and her husband Brent have attended the Chapel for 26 years and have been married for 42 years. Brent has served as an elder at BFC, and has ran his successful technology company for over 21 years.

Brent & Dawn have been married for 41 years, and have two children, and seven grandchildren. Their combined hobbies are woodworking, remodeling, reading, babysitting grandchildren, sewing & watching remodeling shows.

Mike Hartle - Elder

Mike's heart for the Church, and the service for which he's been called, can be best summed up in Ephesians 4:11-16 and 1 Peter 5:1-4. "It's a privilege to care for God's people and a great joy to see the body of Christ growing in their faith while serving one another in unity!"

Mike and Sheila have been married for 18 incredible years and enjoy growing their family business together while also exploring the beautiful state of Colorado with their two active sons, Gabe and Jonas. Hiking, skiing, fishing, and a variety of sports are some of the ways they enjoy spending their time.

Rick Marchbank - Elder

Rick first attended BFC at age 13 when his parents moved to Colorado from Ohio. After serving in the military and being away for a few years, Rick returned to Colorado and has made BFC his church home for over 40 years. 

Rick says, "I have always loved the family here and found great support. I enjoy the close family feeling and the the very good commitment to strong bible based learning."

Rick likes anything that runs on petrol and makes a lot of noise. He has four children, two grandchildren, and one great grandchild. He also enjoys listening to a wide variety of music kinds and styles.

Craig Thayer - Elder

Craig has served as an elder for several years at BFC, leads a weekly men's integrity group, and has served as an interim youth pastor. Susan currently serves as a Deaconess, helps to organize church dinners, and has served as part of the women's ministry team in the past.

Craig and Susan have two children, Aaron and Andrea. Their combined hobbies include gardening, skiing, camper traveling, and fixing things around their house with Susan acting as designer and Craig as builder.