Leadership and Staff
Lead Pastor - Matt Wolf
Matt started as our Lead Pastor on Easter Sunday 2017. He is thrilled to have the opportunity to lead Stapleton Church, preach God's Word and help people follow Jesus. He, his wife Melissa and daughter McKinley moved to Denver from Nebraska, where Matt served as a pastor. Matt grew up in Colorado Springs, and Melissa in Moab, Utah. They met at Colorado State University, where they both received their bachelor's degrees. Matt also holds a Master of Divinity from Denver Seminary and is currently working on a Doctor of Ministry from Talbot School of Theology. He loves spending time with his wife and daughter on walks and hikes and simply enjoying life together. Matt also enjoys reading, listening to podcasts and following the Broncos and the NBA.
Worship Director - Bobby Brunswick
Bobby came to Stapleton Church from Grand Junction, Colorado. Originally from Greeley, Bobby comes from a family of worshipers and is passionate about worship. His involvement in worship arts ministries stems from Sunday morning bands, youth group bands and 20 years of leading small group worship. Bobby, his wife Keila and their son Liam are excited to join the Stapleton Church family. He is thrilled to embark on this new position and watch as lives are changed and renewed through the power of praise and worship.
KID's Ministry Director - Ariel Myers
Ariel joined Stapleton Church in the fall of 2013. From Pasadena, Texas, she has her degree in Biblical Studies from Dallas Baptist University, and her Master of Arts in Christian Education from Southwestern Seminary. Ariel has served on the children’s ministry staff of churches in Pasadena, Dallas and Pearland, Texas. She has served on mission teams in Texas and Louisiana, as well as England, Africa, Ukraine and Estonia. Ariel has two dogs, Dazzle and Maverick. She enjoys hiking, Rockies games, and naps.
COMMUNITY director - GRANT RYDER
Grant came to Stapleton Church in the summer of 2018 and is excited to help people follow Jesus. Originally from Papua New Guinea, Grant, his wife Leah and daughter Rae recently moved from Branson, Missouri. Grant worked for the College of the Ozarks as a Residence Director and Director of Campus Community Groups. Grant is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and is currently pursuing his Master of Divinity at Denver Seminary. Grant is passionate about Christ-centered community. He and his family are excited to be part of Stapleton Church and to see God glorified through the relationships of His people. Grant loves spending time with his wife and daughter, staying active, enjoying the outdoors and following the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Student ministry director - SAWYER TRAPP
Sawyer started as our Student Ministry Director in August of 2018. Sawyer has a passion for youth and wants to lead the students of the Stapleton area into life-long relationships with God. He and his wife Sarah moved from Arizona to Denver in 2014 to both pursue Master's degrees at Denver Seminary. Sawyer has an undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona in History and Religious Studies and his Master of Divinity from Denver Seminary. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, camping, running with their dog Maxwell and sampling Denver’s great restaurant scene with Sarah.
Office Manager - Jacque Mudd
Jacque began serving as Stapleton Church’s office manager in June 2016, and she and her son, Hunter, have been part of Stapleton Church since 2010. Jacque began as a volunteer with the Children's Ministry, and as a leader on the Women's Ministry team. Jacque brings years of administrative work experience and service dedication to her role. She enjoys going to Rockies and Avalanche games with her son.