OUR STAFF

Jeff Foote

SENIOR PASTOR

Jeff has been at Grace since 2012 and in ministry for over twenty years. A graduate of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, he is an experienced church planter, conference speaker, musician, and songwriter. He is passionate about helping people walk in love and not in fear.

He has been married to Abby since 1996 and they have 3 wonderful children, Rachel, Micah, and Jorah. Jeff is a baseball fanatic and likes to relax on the golf course.

Matt Altfeltis

ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF DISCIPLESHIP & ASSIMILATION

Matt joined the staff in 2008 and currently oversees small groups, all aspects of front door ministries, first impressions, and helping people connect at Grace. He attended Trinity Southwest University and holds a degree in Christian Education.
 
Matt has been married to his wife Karla since 1994 and they have 2 kids: Emma and John. He is an avid mountain biker, fly fisherman, and enjoys doing home improvements and most anything in the outdoors.
 
 

Ben Jones

ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF STUDENT MINISTRIES

Ben joined the staff at Grace in 2018. Prior to Grace, he served as a Family Ministry Pastor in Nebraska and before that was an office-based missionary serving Juarez, Mexico. He has been married to Kim since 2006 and they have 4 children: Eoin, Eloise, Ephraim and Emilia. He is a graduate of Covenant Bible College and is currently taking course work to finish his MDiv at The Pillar Seminary.

Ben is passionate about helping students to develop a lasting, sustainable faith through relational discipleship. He enjoys spending time exploring Colorado with his family, playing games of all kinds, drinking lots of coffee and traveling to the UK.

 

James Buchanan

ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES

James joined the staff in January 2015. Prior to Grace, he served as a Children’s Pastor for 19 years in Arizona and California. He’s been married to his college sweetheart Tonya since 1992 and has 4 kids: Tori, Josh, Jackie and Justin. He has a degree in Church Ministries from Southwestern College in Phoenix with an emphasis in Youth and Camping Ministries.

His life ministry verse comes from Colossians 1:28-29. “Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ. For this I toil, struggling with all His energy that He powerfully works within me.”

Alisa Pene

OFFICE MANAGER

Alisa has attended Grace Church since 2015, came on staff as Administrative Assistant in April of 2018 and now serves as the Office Manager.  She has a degree in Business Communications from Fort Hays State University and spent many years working in schools, while raising her kids.
She married Todd in 1992 and they have 2 sons, Caleb and Josh. She likes spending time with family and friends, walking, hiking and organizing!

Julie Magalong

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Julie has attended Grace Church since 2010. She joined the staff as Administrative Assistant in August of 2020. She has a degree in Nursing, but has been teaching Theatre and Music for the past 13 years with Master’s Hand Homeschool Enrichment Campuses in Longmont and Loveland.
She has two daughters, Tricia (and son-in-law, Jared), and Sophia. She married Romeo in 2019 and now has two bonus kids, Christian and Isabel. She loves theatre, singing, the outdoors, and most of all, spending time with family and friends.