Beau has been serving First Presbyterian Durango since 2012 and the Presbyterian Church (USA) for over a decade. He loves seeking innovative ways to press on into the church’s exciting future while celebrating it's rich past. He received a B.A. in Religion & Theology from Whitworth University and a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary. Beau loves the outdoors, playing guitar, writing and oil painting. But his favorite activity is scattering children’s instruments throughout his living room and playing “family band” with his wife Kristin, son Asher and daughter Eden.
Beau’s Office Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00-12:00, 1:30-3:00
We are currently seeking a part time Director of Children's Ministry.
We are currently seeking a part time Director of Youth Ministry
Bill's Office Hours: T, W, Th (9:00 - 12:30 and 1:30 -4:00)
Other times by appointment
Bill has been employed at FPC since September, 2009. He started as Office Administrator, added Financial Administrator in 2010, and in- house accounting in January, 2012.
Bill has been married to his wife, Joyce, since 1983. They moved to Durango from Southern California in 1995. Joyce works at Escalante Middle School in the special ed dept. They have a daughter Melissa, who is married to Keenan Holt; they live in Tuscon, AZ, and a daughter Katy, who is married to Nate Herder; they live in Greeley, CO.
Bill and Joyce will be retiring Jan. 31, 2019 and moving to Oracle, AZ in the spring of 2019.
John has been employed at FPC since December 2018 as the Church’s Financial Officer.
John has been married to his wife Betsy since 2006. They moved to Durango from Illinois in 2015. Betsy works as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Pediatric Partners of the Southwest.
In 2018, John retired from his Real Estate Investment company located in Illinois. He spends his free time volunteering with La Plata County Search & Rescue, the Durango Amateur Radio Club and events supported by Amateur Radio such as the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic and the Hardrock 100.
Tom has been the choir director at First Presbyterian Church for 30 years.
He is retired from being the choir director at Durango High School and Miller Middle School, and has been a music teacher in the Durango schools since 1986. Tom and his wife Jan have been married for 30 years and have three wonderful children: Shauna, Ryan, and Aaron, as well as 4 grandchildren: Lane, Myah, Gavin, and Everly. Tom and Jan enjoy spending their Summers travelling and love living in Durango. Tom also loves the community of First Presbyterian Church, especially the choir members who volunteer their time to enhance our worship experience!
Robin has been the organist and choir accompanist at FPC since July 2004. She and her husband, Dan, landed in Colorado after meeting in Kansas and spending a couple of years in Northern California. A graduate in print journalism from Kansas State University, Robin's main focus is raising their two wonderful children, Gracie and Ozzie, but she also works from home as a transcriptionist and teaches piano lessons. She enjoys being with her family and playing in the outdoors with their two dogs.
Rachel Moranty started working at FPC in July 2016. She has enjoyed working with this welcoming group of people, and is very grateful for this amazing opportunity. She is 17 years old and moved to Durango about two years ago with her mom and little brother. She is a senior at Durango High School. She is involved in the high school’s Troupe 1096 theater program, and has been part of Merely Player’s production of Shrek the Musical as an A/V technician. She has also worked at various concerts this year, including Michael Franti and iAM Music Festival at Buckley Park with her stepdad.
1159 East 3rd Avenue
Durango, CO 81301
Office Phone: 970-247-3175
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Closed for lunch from 12:30 - 1:30pm