LEADERSHIP WE ARE A GROUP OF PEOPLE PASSIONATE ABOUT SEEING OTHERS COME TO KNOW THE LOVE OF JESUS.
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Michael Petillo

Lead Pastor + Elder

Pastor Michael is the lead pastor of Springs Church. He grew up pursuing an artistic career in photography until God got a hold of his heart and moved him on to Mt. Zion Bible School in Grantville, Pennsylvania. Before becoming our Lead Pastor he served as the Youth Pastor for six years. He and his wife have three children, Landon, Max and Daely.
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Dave Miller
Associate Pastor
Pastor Dave Miller is an Associate Pastor of Springs Church. He coordinates new member assimilation and community group ministries. He and his wife Sheri are originally from Christ Place Church in Lincoln, Nebraska.
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Joshua Gallardo
Associate Pastor
Joshua Gallardo serves as the associate pastor of the church staff and organizational development. He, his wife and three children served on the mission field in South East Asia previously.
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Karen Woodyard

Deacon Ministry Director

Karen has been attending Springs Church since 2009. She has 5 children and 1 granddaughter. She is the director of local and global missions and coordinates all of our member care along with the deacons. She loves any construction project, gardening, camping and the beach is her happy place.
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Ashley Moore

Executive Administrative Assistant

Ashley is Pastor Michael's executive assistant. She is the office administrator and also oversees church-wide communication and promotion.

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Ryan Holloway

Worship Director

Ryan is responsible for leading all aspects of our Sunday morning worship service. He also oversees our creative teams and is responsible for our social media promotion.

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Marcus Vigil
High School Director
Marcus leads our High School Ministry. His ministry is committed to biblical preaching, discipleship, Christ-centered fellowship, and serving others.
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Tommy Moore
Children's Pastor
Tommy leads our children and middle school ministries. His ultimate desire is to teach his students how to have an authentic relationship with Jesus, and serve one another in love while equipping them to become disciples.
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Marlene Bernal

Administrative Assistant/Events Coordinator

Marlene is Tommy Moore's Assistant in Children’s Ministry, she oversees the Children’s Check-In volunteers and various other administrative duties. She manages the iConnect Database, Lead-App and coordinates events within the church.

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Nick Kreps

Tech Director

Nick is responsible for running audio, lighting, and live video content for each of the services at Springs Church. He also develops teams to fulfill the tech and AV needs of our Sunday and Wednesday services. During the week you can find Nick maintaining our AV equipment throughout the church.

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Jessica Varga

Assistant to the Worship Director

Jess assists our worship director in the creative and worship departments. She helps organize Sunday and Wednesday services. She also serves as one of the worship leaders here at Springs Church.

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Marq Wilson

Building Manager

Marq Wilson is the building manager at the Springs Church. He is responsible for maintaining the building, assisting with special event projects, and handling all vendor communications.

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Andy Boucher

Church Elder

Andy Boucher serves as the Elder over Student Ministries and Missions. He is a Bible teacher and student activities coordinator at Colorado Springs Christian High School. He and his wife Angie have been part of Springs Church since it's founding in 2009.

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Gary Barkalow
Church Elder

Gary Barkalow is the elder over Men's Ministry. He founded the Noble Heart Ministry and is the author of It's Your Call. He and his wife Leigh have been members of Springs Church since 2011.

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Tony Gooch

Church Elder

Tony Gooch serves as elder over finance, he is also part of the Springs Church Missions team. He works for a DOD contractor and has been a member of Springs Church since moving to Colorado Spring from Florida in 2015. He and his wife Kerry have two children and seven grandchildren.

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Anthony Russo
Church Elder

Anthony moved to Colorado Springs from NYC in 2012 and never plans to go back (except maybe a visit here and there). He has been a part of the Springs Church ever since and has served in high school ministry, young adults, tech, and as an elder. He is married to his favorite person Valene Russo and they have the coolest son, Luke. He likes to read books written in years gone by and graduated Bible school in 2003.

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Billy Coker

Church Elder

Billy Coker is the elder serving young marrieds in The Vine ministry. He works as a Business Strategist in the financial services industry. He and his wife Danielle have been a part of Springs Church since 2010.

Founding Pastors
Gary & Kelly Wilkerson, Adam & Julie Taylor, and Patrick & Alicia Dow
Gary and Kelly Wilkerson founded Springs Church in 2009 along with Adam and Julie Taylor & Patrick and Alicia Dow. Pastor Gary is the President of World Challenge, an international mission organization that was founded by his father, David Wilkerson. He now travels and works full-time with World Challenge and World Poverty Solutions.