PC Staff & Leadership

Meet our leadership

Our Pastors

Lead Pastor - Brad Matherne

Serving as our lead Pastor since 2011. Brad is married to his wife of 20+ years, Lisa. They have one grown son.

Elder - Jason Painter

Serving in Eldership at Praise Church since 2016. He loves the outdoors and working to restore his vintage Jeep Whillys. Jason is married to his wife of 20+ years, Chrystal. They have 3 grown children and 2 grandchildren.

Elder - Joe Singh

Serving in Eldership at Praise Church since 2020 and lovingly referred to as "Dr. Pastor Joe." He oversees our missions ministry. Joe is married to his wife of 20 years, Kristin. They have two daughters.

Meet our Team

In Office

Office Administrator - Megan Graham

Serving on staff since 2014 and attending Praise Church since she was 9 years old! Megan is married to her husband, Troy. Together they love to travel and are always up for a new adventure.

Office Assistant - Dawn Nowell

Serving on staff since 1998. Over the years she has helped with finance, women's ministry, administration, she has sat at every desk in the office! Dawn is married to her husband, David. Together with their kids and grandkids they enjoy their mountain cabin in Gunnison.

Ministry Leads

Worship Director - Anna Kauffmann

Serving on staff since 2020 after years of being a part of our worship ministry. Anna is married to her husband, Rob. They are both educators who enjoying rock climbing and trying new food! Invite them to dinner, they'll say, "yes."

PraiseKIDS Director - Nicole Salmon

Serving on staff since 2018. She loves to have fun with our kiddos and knows how to add sparkle to anything! Nicole is married to her husband, Jim. Together they enjoying snowmobiling and hanging out with friends.

Student Ministry Leaders - Brandon/Kaitlyn Kress & Craig/Carrie Joynt

These two couples work together to provide a place for our students (7-12) that is safe, fun and leads them in the way of Jesus as they navigate the journey of faith.