The Leadership Team at Milagro Christian Church is made up of dedicated members who give faithfully of their time, talent and treasure to insure that we are able to carry out our mission and vision conscientiously.
Marnie Leinberger is and Ordained Minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) denomination, is the Senior Pastor at Milagro Christian Church, and also holds a full time position with the local Extension Office. She is a Board Member of the Southern Colorado Equality Alliance and in 2018 will be a member of the Phillips Seminary Alum Board Association. Rev. Leinberger received her M.Div. from Phillips Seminary in May of 2016, where she was the recipient of the 2016 Wylie Preaching Award, the 2016 Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Outstanding Achievement in Ministry Award, and the 2016 Phillips Seminary Community Life Award. You can read her monthly religion column in The Pueblo Chieftain.
Our Children's Program is run by Kathy Lewis and Ashley Howard Lewis.
Ashley Howard-Lewis has over four years of experience working with children. She gives private music lessons, is the co-director of the annual Music Arts and Drama camp, and has been the music director for Vacation Bible School. Ashley has recently graduated from CSU-P with a Masters in Music Education. She has been directing the children's choir at Milagro for over four years, and co-teaches children's church.
Kathy Lewis has over 15 years of experience working with children and youth and currently teaches special education. She has a master's degree in special education and recently graduated with a master's degree in Christian Theology/Youth Ministry. Kathy has been leading children's worship at Milagro for over five years.
Our Music Ministry is led by Damian Rotolo who has been a part of Milagro's Music Ministry for 7 years. He has been our main Music Ministry Leader since May of 2012. He has also been the Praise Team Leader at Central Christian in Pueblo for over 17 years. For over 25 years, he has been the Bass and Guitar player with Fireweed Bluegrass Band. He works at Fireweed Music building and repairing guitars and stringed instruments. He has a B.S. in Information Technology from CSU Pueblo.