Our Staff

Rev. Michael Stein, Interim Senior Pastor

  • Hometown:  Lincoln, NE
  • Moved back to Colorado in August 2012. Currently lives in Berthoud, Colorado.
  • Education/Training: MS in Judiciary Administration from the University Of
    Denver College Of Law. Graduated from Phillips Theological Seminary in 1999.
  • Career: Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement – Senior Pastor for 13 years at 1st Christian Church in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.
  • Wife – Carla Muto-Stein, Children – Emily and David Stein
  • Ministries: Senior Ministry and Interim Ministry
  • Interests include religion, politics, globalization, culture, and geek stuff

Kirsten Bayne, Office Manager

  • Hometown:  North Platte, NE
  • Moved to Loveland: 1994
  • Education/Training: BS – Computer Science w/Mathematics minor
  • Career: Management of various things
  • Husband – Travis, and three dogs
  • Ministries: 4-H
  • Hobbies: Dog obedience and behavioral training, target shooting, Larimer County 4-H superintendent,crocheting

Rachel Nelson,  Youth Minister

  • Hometown: Arvada, CO
  • Moved to: Ft Collins in 1998, to Loveland in 2009
  • Involved with FCC Youth since 2005
  • Education/Training: Bachelor of Music – Music Therapy (CSU), Master of Music (ABT) – Neurologic Music Therapy (CSU), Board Certified Music Therapist with emphasis in neurologic rehabilitation, Certified Leader in CLER Ministries (sexuality and spirituality), and ARK (Adults Relating to Kids) Course
  • Husband: Ben, puppy Dexter
  • Ministries: Youth Leadership (local and regional), Camps and Conferences, Mission Trips (domestic and international)
  • Hobbies: Music, reading, writing, and movies

Tammy Swartz,  Nursery/Sunday School Coordinater

  • Hometown: Berthoud, CO
  • Moved to Loveland: 1991
  • Education/Training: Assoc. Degree Early Childhood Ed. (Front Range Community College)
  • Other  Career: Licensed Home Day Care Owner
  • Husband – Matt, 2 daughters
  • Ministries: Christian Education, Walk to Emmaus, and weddings
  • Hobbies: Softball, scrap booking, gardening, crafts, being with my family, and cooking

Tracy Morgan

  • Hometown: Hartford, CT
  • Moved to Loveland: 1987
  • Education/Training: BS – Medical Technician (UNC), Graduate – Theological Ed. Institute (TEI), Prepare & Enrich marriage counseling, ARK – parenting, CLER Ministries – sexuality and spirituality
  • Husband – Brad, 1 son
  • Ministries: Christian Education, Walk to Emmaus, and Family Ministries
  • Hobbies: Hiking, biking, crocheting, scrap booking, reading, games, family, and flute

 Troy Schuh,  Piano Accompanist

  • Hometown:  Vermillion, SD
  • Moved to Loveland: 1994
  • Education/Training: Bachelor’s in Music – Piano Performance (UNC)
  • Founder of la-de-da, a Performing Arts School for Young People, Musician
  • Wife  – Linda, 3 dogs
  • Hobbies: Reading, running, songwriting, and rooting for the Rockies


Gina Schuh-Turner, Choir Director

  • Hometown:  Vermillion, SD
  • Moved to Loveland: 19 Years ago
  • Education/Training: Master of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of     South Dakota
  • CAREER: Actor/Singer – Performed Off-Broadway and locally at various theaters, including the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the Arvada Center. Voice Teacher for 20+ years in my home studio and la-de-da Performing Arts in Fort Collins.
  • MINISTRIES: I grew up as the communion/special music singer for my home church. I have sung special music at many churches over the years. I’ve had the blessing and privilege of being the soprano soloist for Handel’s Messiah down in Denver.
  • HUSBAND/CHILDREN: My husband’s name is Nick. My daughter’s name is Harper and she’s 3. We have 2 dog “children” who are 8 and 13.
  • Hobbies: I enjoy running, gardening, hiking (although I don’t do it nearly enough), reading, and playing the piano. Although not a “hobby,’ my most cherished times are spent with Harper and Nick doing almost anything.

Karen Lee, Organist

Max Peters & Marcia Peters, Building Custodians