Loading ...
meet the high school staff

Luke Martin

high school

year started at cherry hills: 2017

family: Married to Mara (dog dad to Simon)

your job in 10 words or less: I’m showing the next generation how to be the church

favorite book or verse of the bible: John Chapter 1 is one of the most rich and unique reflections on the person of Jesus. Other favorite text is just what Jesus repeatedly proclaimed: the kingdom of God is at hand.

on a day off, i am most likely to be...: reading, riding a bike, streaming tv+movies, and if I’m lucky I’m hiking somewhere beautiful

favorite book/tv show/magazine: Anything by James KA Smith, Eugene Peterson, or Henri Nouwen. The Office is just incredible

favorite local restaurant: Long Nine Junction

what do you love about your job? My students humble and inspire me, and I want older people to see what I see in them. I also love developing leaders, writing helpful teaching, and challenging students. The best ministry happens in the silent space after a good question.

 

 

Jenni Johnson

student ministries

year started at cherry hills: 2020
family: Husband, Mitch Johnson

your job in 10 words or less: Coordinate events/trips, communicate to families and invest in students.

favorite book or verse of the bible: Romans 12:3-8 

on a day off, i am most likely to be...: Spending time with my family, playing with our cat, Patrick, or relaxing around my house

favorite book/tv show/magazine: This is Us

favorite local restaurant: Azteca
what do you love about your job? I love getting to help make the bigger picture in student ministry a reality. Being involved in the small (and big!) details of our minstry and its events is so fun for me. I love our students, and getting to be involved in the work that God is doing in their lives through our ministry and outside our walls is a privilege. 

 

 

Jean McCollom

student ministries

year started at cherry hills: 2018
family: Married to Barry, Children: Nathan, Barry Jr, Katarina, Georgia, and Brady

your job in 10 words or less: Coordinate volunteers/menu to provide inexpensive food before program

favorite book of the bible: Proverbs

on a day off, I am most likely to be: jogging at Lincoln Memorial Gardens, enjoying my morning coffee, getting household chores done, and hanging out with my husband

favorite book/tv show/magazine: book(other than the Bible)- Edge of Eternity by Randy Alcorn; tv show: Chopped

favorite local restaurant: Obed and Isaac's 

what do you love about your job? I have fun "playing" restaurant alongside a great group of volunteers. I love the joyful noise of a cafe full of students enjoying food and fellowship. I love the challenge of learning each student's name and the smile I get when I get it right! Most of all, I love that God trusted me with this position and called me to it. 

back