Staff

Staff

Senior Pastor

Scott Kujath

Scott and Carrie moved back to Bayfield from California in 2001, when God called them to pastor Pine Valley Church. Scott approaches life and ministry with a strong focus on relationships. He is passionate about missions and is personally active in encouraging and equipping people for ministry to reach the world. Scott and Carrie recently celebrated 25 years of marriage, as well as 25 years in full-time ministry. Together they share in the love and nurture of four fabulous boys…
Church Office

Connie Cusenza

Connie staffs our church office. Connections are her specialty. If you are looking for a place to connect or need information about a happening at the church, contact Connie. She also is the point person for our prayer chain. For several years now, Connie and her husband, Joey, have also led the Financial Peace University classes by Dave Ramsey. Their life testimony and passion to help others continues to fuel this part of their ministry.
Assistant Pastor

Shawn O’Reilly

Shawn gave his life to Christ more than four decades ago. He and his wife, Kit, have been married for 40 years. They have three children, two daughters-in-law, one adopted daughter, several foster children, and five grandchildren. Shawn and Kit have owned several businesses over the years. Shawn served as a senior pastor in Durango for eight years and has recently become a licensed minister with the Foursquare Church. He and Kit have served with Youth With A Mission, both as students…
Worship Pastor

Lisa Prothero

Lisa has always enjoyed using her gifts in the body of Christ. Being on staff at PVC has allowed her to use them even more broadly. She grew up in a musical family and continues to enjoy teaching and sharing God’s gift of music with her own children, as well as with those who have chosen to offer time and talents to bless the family of God. Her heart is to provide room for all who are gifted and willing…
Media and Tech Director

Terry Prothero

Terry provides the behind the scenes glue at Pine Valley Church. He has been on staff since 2004. Terry’s media career started in 1980 doing video post-production work at a Youth With A Mission base in Solvang California. Since then, his bag of media skills just keeps growing. He is currently an active member in the AES (Audio Engineering Society), which keeps him on the cutting edge. Whatever media forms he works with, it is truly with the heart of an…
Childrens Afterschool Program

Jill Shocklee

Jill joined the staff in Fall of 2016 as our After School Program Director.  She has volunteered in children’s ministries for over 18 years, not counting the many times she was able to help with multiple outreach projects in her youth.  She has a genuine love for kids and loves teaching Gods awesomeness on a “kid” level. Jill and her husband, Ezechiel, have been married for 18 years. Jill was born and raised in the four corners, and loves that…
Associate Pastor

Shawn M. Shoup

Shawn is husband to Deanna and father of seven – four girls and three sons. Totally blessed. He absolutely loves playing with new technology and is very much at home on the interwebs. Shawn has been actively involved in ministry since the year 2000, a graduate of Christ for the Nation Institute’s Advanced School of Family Ministry. He has been caring for, resourcing and networking children, youth, and young adult pastors in the NextGen Rep role for the Foursquare Gateway District since the fall of 2010.…
Youth Pastors

David and Carrie Van Hoesen

David Van Hoesen and his wife, Carrie, have lived in southwest Colorado with their four children since 2013. God graciously directed them to Pine Valley Church the following year and led them into serving our youth ministry program. David has only known ministry his whole life, being the son of Salvation Army officers, serving in inner-city mission work. He became a youth pastor for a Salvation Army church and served for nearly 10 years in the Midwest before moving out to…
Kitchen Director

Linda Walter

Linda is a native of this area and was raised on a dairy farm. She’s been married to her husband, Larry, for over four decades and they have two sons, one daughter and a grand-daughter. She operated a home daycare for nineteen years while raising their children. She later worked at a guest ranch for pastors and missionaries where she served in various capacities. One area was the planning and serving of meals for pastor’s seminars. Linda’s passion is serving people…