Gary and his wife, Vicki, both grew up in Michigan; they met in college and were married in 1983. They moved to Colorado in 1984, at which time they started attending Bear Creek Church. They soon became members of the church and during the next 15 years they both led Bible studies; Vicki served on the Women’s Ministry team and Gary served as a Deacon and an Elder. In 2000, their faith journey led them to another local church and some years later they were part of the team that launched the new Bridgeway Community Church plant in 2014, of which Gary was an Elder. Little did Gary and Vicki know that 3 and a half years later, Bridgeway Community Church and Bear Creek Church would team up together to become The Bridge Church at Bear Creek, where they both continue to serve the church where they originally started their faith journey in Colorado. Gary is an IT manager and Vicki is a dental hygienist. Their daughter, Brittany, is married and lives in Raleigh, NC and their son, Brenden, lives in Honolulu, HI.