Meet the Staff

 

Reverend Randy Mundt, Interim Pastor

 
Pastor Randy was born in Indiana.  He attended Florida Southern College, a United Methodist school and went to seminary at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Somewhere in between all of this, he married Gail and they have three children.
 
Pastor Randy’s first call was to King of Kings Lutheran in Pueblo, CO. After ten years, he took a call to Glory of God Lutheran in Wheat Ridge, CO, where he learned how to live in what he thought was the biggest city he would ever live in.  After twelve years, the Mundts left for the Big Island of Hawaii, where Pastor Randy served the Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity in Kona.  There he learned to love snorkeling, whale watching, and four-wheeling on lava rock.
 
From Hawaii, it was off to Vienna, Austria, where he served Vienna Community Church.  He also taught religion at the Lyceum Lutheran HS in Bratislava, Slovakia.  After Vienna, it was time to go as the interim pastor to the International Church of Copenhagen (Denmark).
 
Eight years ago, he began to serve as senior interim pastor at Tokyo Union Church in the largest city in the world (35 million). During his two years there, he fell in love with noodles and all things sushi.  Moving back to the States, he served as interim pastor at Joy Lutheran in Parker where he once again fell in love with all things Colorado.
 
Four years ago, after beginning to serve as interim pastor at First Lutheran, Longmont, Pastors Gail and Randy were suddenly asked to serve a one-year interim (because of a medical emergency) at Bratislava International Church. Putting their lives back into boxes for storage and suitcases for travel, it was back to Europe, this time living in Slovakia.
 
Once again back in the states, Pastors Gail and Randy began to serve as interim pastors to Trinity Lutheran in Ft. Collins. Pastor Gail has since become Executive Pastor at Christ Lutheran in Highlands Ranch, and Pastor Randy has been serving an interim call to Shepherd of the Hills in Canon City.
 

Pastor Randy’s motto for life is: “If we take ourselves too seriously, we won’t take God’s love serious enough.”  He is very much looking forward to working with the members, friends, and staff of St. Philip!

Reverend Brad Doty, Pastor

 

Pastor Brad has been the Associate Pastor at St. Philip since August 2012. He graduated from Luther Seminary in May 2012, with a Master of Divinity with an emphasis in Children, Youth and Family Ministry. California Lutheran University is where Pastor Brad went to college; majoring in Religion/Religious Studies and Psychology. Currently Pastor Brad is serving as a convocator for California Lutheran University, connecting the churches with the university.
 
Pastor Brad is happily married to his wife Roseanna. Together they have a son and a daughter. Together they enjoy hiking, going to the zoo, exploring Colorado (including its many breweries), and traveling to see family in San Diego and Las Vegas. When Pastor Brad has free time, he enjoys doing home improvement projects, working in the yard, watching Survivor and playing with his dog, Summit.
 
As chair of the Companion Synod Committee of the Rocky Mountain Synod, Pastor Brad has a heart for our sisters and brothers in Madagascar. He went with the Rocky Mountain Synod to Madagascar in July 2013 and again on a Bishop’s trip in February 2017. Pastor Brad has worked to provide motorcycles for pastors in Madagascar so that they can travel to all of the churches they are the pastor of, as well as helping to repair the solar panels at Seminary in Mahajanga, Bethela Seminary.
 
Linda Goodnough, Business Administrator

 

Linda worked for the State of Colorado as a civil servant for 32 years, in a variety of different capacities and different agencies.  Her most recent State experience was with the University of Colorado as the Assistant Director in a newly-formed consolidated Procurement Service Center.  There she supervised 30+ employees and was responsible for the A/P, travel accounting and help desk functions.  She also worked for three years as the Business Administrator for St. Joseph Catholic Church (Golden, CO) performing all budgeting, auditing, reporting, and financial operations. Linda and her husband Bob were married in 1972 in Gunnison, Colorado.  They have five grown daughters and nine grandchildren.  They love spending as much time as possible with their family as well as boating, traveling, and playing outdoors. Linda and her husband belong to a small Christian community group where they are able to expand their knowledge of the bible and deepen their faith in God.  Linda also shares her gifts from God in a variety of different ministries, including serving as a sacristan and Eucharistic Minister, taking Holy Communion to the homebound, serving as a Lector, and assorted other ministries.
 

Janet Shibly, Director of Music

 
Janet started as the Director of Music Ministries at St. Philip in January of 2017.  She has been teaching music in public schools for 30 years, and is excited to be sharing her love of music and the Lord in this different and exciting way. A proud graduate of Colorado State University, Janet earned her Bachelor of Music in Education degree in 1980.  Although originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, she has lived most of her life in Colorado. Janet has been an active member of St. Philip for 32 years and has sung in the choir for all of them. When two daughters were younger, she led Sunday School music for nearly 10 years. Her husband, C. J., often plays the trombone and tambourine for worship services and fellowship functions. She adores her family and her dogs, who are all named after musicians. Sometimes the grand-dogs join the party. Working in the yard, reading, and watching the Broncos are three of her favorite activities. She would like to extend an invitation to everyone to become involved in the music ministries at St. Philip and make a joyful noise unto the Lord!
 
 

Blair Strickland, Director Early Learning Center

 
Blair became the director of our Early Learning Center in March of 2019. She studied Early Childhood Education at Arapahoe Community College where she obtained her Directors Qualifications. Blair lives in Highlands Ranch with her husband and 4 children, and has lived in Colorado since 2008.
 

Angela Seep, Secretary/Editorial Assistant

 

Angela joined the staff of St. Philip in January 2017 as the parish secretary/editorial assistant. Before coming to St. Philip, she had mainly been a full-time mom, and part-time editor and proofreader.  She has been married to her husband Ben for 20 years, and they have two elementary school children.
 

Angela is also a member of St. Philip, and is involved in the Bell Choir as well as Children’s Ministries, Worship Planning, and the Communications Team. She also enjoys cross-stitch, going to the opera and the movies, hiking, and camping.

As the front desk secretary, Angela will most likely be the first person someone meets at St. Philip, so it is always her top priority to be a friendly, welcoming presence.