Fr. Abshire has over 25 years of experience serving faith communities around the country and in East Africa. His academic background includes degrees in organizational development, theology, philosophy and consciousness studies. He has been a practitioner of meditation and other mindfulness disciplines since his senior year in college (1981).
Donna was born on the northernmost shore of Lake Superior and came to Fort Collins in 1986. Former Exec. Dir. of the FC Symphony, Exec. Dir. of Arts Alive, and founder of BellaSpark Productions and BellaSpark Magazine, for the past ten years, Donna has met, interviewed and facilitated conversations and events with many of the world’s top visionaries. She is an author, world-renowned speaker, radio host, and beautiful spark. She has worked at St. Luke's since 2015.
Born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Tricia began her career as a Director of Christian Education in Littleton, Colorado before moving to San Antonio, Texas, where she worked for 12 years at University Presbyterian. She is a member of Plymouth Congregational Church (UCC) in Fort Collins. Owned by a golden retriever, Tricia loves to hike and snowshoe with her husband, and she started working at St. Luke's in 2014.
Lia was born and raised in Fort Collins and can't imagine leaving this beautiful state. She is a huge Colorado sports fan, and in her spare time, enjoys reading, crafting, shopping, being with friends & family, and baking.
She has a degree in Early Childhood Education from CSU and joined the staff at St. Luke's Preschool in 2011.