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
David Shew was raised in the upper Midwest, the son and grandson of Presbyterian ministers. After spending a years of study in Switzerland during high school, he attended Hampshire College and then Union Theological Seminary in New York City. After ten years of serving congregations as Associate Pastor for Administration in New York City and in Ithaca, New York he went to Atlanta to begin training as a pastoral counselor specializing in marriage and family therapy. He ran his own private counseling practice in downtown Atlanta for over 25 years.
David is married and has four children, ages 17, 24, 31 and 33. His wife, Debbie, is the Episcopal priest at St Mark’s Episcopal Church in Durango. In his spare time, David enjoys hiking in the beautiful mountains in and around the Four Corners, cooking and making up recipes for family and large groups.
Tuesday - Thursday 9:00am - 12:30pm; 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Tuesdays 9:00am - 12:30pm
Thursdays 9:00am - 12:30pm
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.
Nolan is a student at Fort Lewis College
Gail L. Smith, CPA
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