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Pastor John & Amy Burns

Pastor John & Amy Burns relocated to Worland, WY from Bakersfield, CA in June 2018 with their 5 children. Pastor John was called by First Southern to be their Senior Pastor after severing as an Associate Pastor for the past 7 years. Amy has a passion for teaching Women’s Bible Studies and has been a speaker for women’s event for the past 6 years.

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Jeff & Sandra Garza

Jeff & Sandra Garza are originally from Dinuba, CA. The Garza family relocated to Worland 15 years ago. Jeff serves as our Worship Pastor here at First Southern. They have been married for 29 years. They have 3 adult sons. Jeff works at the Wyoming Boys School. Sandra is on staff at Worland High School.

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Greg & Anna Bradshaw

Greg and Anna Bradshaw were born and raised in Worland. They have been married for 40 years and have 2 adult children with 6 grandchildren. Greg is a deacon at First Southern and Anna serves in various ministries at the church. Greg works at McClellan & MacQueen Inc. and Anna works at Pinnacle Bank.

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Bryan & Laura Barthelmess

Brian and Laura relocated back to Worland in 2011. Brian is from Montana and Laura was born and raised in Worland. They have been married for 11 years and have 3 grade school aged sons. Brian and Laura lead the Kids’ Rock program on Wednesday nights. Brian is a deacon and works at McGarvin-Moberly Construction. Laura owns Refunked Junk.

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Roger & Martha Lawley

Roger and Martha relocated back to Worland a number of years ago after residing in Houston, Tx for a number of years. Roger is originally from Alabama and Martha was born and raised in Worland. They have been married for 36 years and have 3 adult children and 4 grandchildren. Roger serves as a deacon and Martha serves on the Women’s Ministry Team.

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Nate & Katie Schmeltzer

Nate and Katie relocated back to Worland in 2009 after living in Denver for a number of years. Both Nate and Katie are originally from Worland. They have been married for 11 years and have 2 children. Nate serves as a deacon and Katie serves on the Women’s Ministry Team. Nate and Katie teach the youth Sunday School class for Middle School and High School students. Nate works at WBI Energy and Katie is a nurse at a local doctors’ office.

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Nicole Hellyer

Nicole was born and raised in Gillette, WY. She and her children relocated to Worland in 2006. Nicole married Josh Hellyer in 2012. They have a blended family of 4 kids and a very active in the community. Nicole works on staff at First Southern as the Adminstrative assistant since 2015.