001 Curt Rev. Curt Preston
Senior Pastor
Curt has been the Pastor of Lakewood UCC since 2008. A Colorado native, he’s delighted to be pastoring near home. For more information on Curt, click here.
Email: curt@lakewooducc.com
  Rev. Mollie Landers Hatt
Associate Pastor
Mollie is a Northeast transplant who loves exploring all that Colorado has to offer, especially with her two pups and spouse. Building community is what she loves best. In her next life, she hopes to be a Broadway star or a mermaid.
Email: mollie@lakewooducc.com
Allison Booth
Director of Communications
Allison hails from Georgia and recently moved here with her husband, Jacob. She has almost a decade of experience working with churches all over the country, as well as a strong background in the arts after pursuing fine arts and theatrical design throughout her schooling. When not in the office, you’ll find her working on her children’s book, creating art, or hanging out with her cat, Olaf! She is incredibly excited to be a part of the Lakewood UCC team.
Email: office@lakewooducc.com
Sandy Vanlerberghe
Finance Manager
Sandy is originally from Massachusetts and came to Colorado to attend Denver University. She has experience working in a variety of jobs on top of her four years of bookkeeping experience such as working in the private sector, government, non-profit, corporate, and as a stay at home mom. Her family includes husband, Daren, and sons, Kyle and Neil, who attend the University of Colorado and the University of Northern Colorado respectively. She enjoys hiking, bird watching, and reading and is a part of the Lakewood UCC book group!
Email: finance@lakewooducc.com
Allyson Koplen
Director of Music Ministries
Allyson lives in the Highlands in Denver, where she teaches piano in her home studio. She grew up in Ekalaka, Montana where her parents still operate a cattle ranch. Allyson has a Master of Music degree in piano performance from Florida State University, a Bachelor of Music degree in piano pedagogy from the University of Montana, and a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing also from the University of Montana. She and her husband Jake love playing music together (he plays the saxophone), and they try to play outside as much as possible.
Email: allysonkoplen@gmail.com
Alan Thompson
Choir Director & Organist
Alan was born and raised in Colorado but moved to Lincoln, Nebraska to attend Union College, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Music. He did post-graduate work in voice, organ and music history at The University of Nebraska, Lincoln. He also holds a degree in Pharmacy Sciences from Creighton University. He was Music Director/Organist at Antelope Park Church for 32 years. Alan decided to move back to Colorado in 2018 and lives in Lakewood with his partner, Michael Percival, who is a Specialties Buyer for Whole Foods Market. They have four furry children, Miko, Misha, Rusty, and Sasha.
Email: agthomp1959@gmail.com
Tina Wise
Nursery Caretaker
Tina and her family moved to Colorado in 2019 so that she could nanny for a family of five who wants their children to be bilingual in English and German. Tina’s passion and commitment to the smallest members of our congregation continue as she prepares our Nursery room to care for our new babies all the way up to our three-year-olds. She brings her love for family, parents, caring for infants and small children, and a deep sense of well-being for families and their little one to our church each Sunday morning. So on Sunday mornings while Tina is with us, her family has “daddy and daughter time” together. Tina enjoys camping, hiking, gardening, and spending time with her family and two dogs.
Email: td.wise@yahoo.com