Rev. Kim Graber



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Karen Petty

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Michelle Girard


Pastoral Care

If you are in need of pastoral care please send an e-mail to or contact the church office and we will help you out!

Phone: 303-693-3434




Karen Petty has been teaching Elementary Music for more than 35 years in public and private schools and has been involved in music and worship in church settings for many of those years.

Karen currently teaches music Kindergarten – 5th grade, plus Chorus and Recorder Consort, at Gold Rush Elementary School in Parker, Colorado. In addition, she teaches Basic Orff Pedagogy, Movement and Recorder at various Orff levels courses in the summer. Education: BME University of Northern Colorado 1981; Orff Certification 1989 UNC; Masters in Education, Curriculum & Instruction – Creative Arts in Learning Lesley College 1996. Karen serves on the Executive Committee of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association as Recording Secretary.

In addition to singing and directing the choir, Karen enjoys playing the saxophone and piano. She is married to an amazing musician and all around great guy, Julius Petty. She enjoys living close to her two grown children and 6 grandchildren.