Our Leadership and Staff

Meet the Spiritual Team

What to Expect


Pastor, Don Smith
Administrator, Linda Smith

Don and his wife, Linda have one adult son, Samuel a daughter-in-law, Sjonae, and a new grand daughter.

Linda works alongside Don in the church office as the Administrator.

Don has such a passion to tell everyone about God's love and grace. He loves to be a part of this community of Yuma, Colorado. At this time he is the President of the Yuma Ministerial Association.

He tells stories at various storytelling events and he also plays the Native American flute. Be sure to email or call Don if you would be interested in using his talents at your next event. 

Don & Linda both love the outdoors and enjoy camping in the

Rocky Mountains. 

Contact Info:


Phone: 970-630-3211

Email: lindon1984@gmail.com


Email: lindon1984@gmail.com

Blog: thepreacherandi.blogspot.com 

Worship Leader/Elder, Ross Bledsoe

Ross works full time at a local hardware store. Heather, Ross' wife teaches fourth grade at our local Elementary school and they have one daughter, Allie.

Ross and Heather have been a blessing to our congregation and we are proud to have them on our staff.


Contact info:

Email: rossbledsoe81@gmail.com


Elder, Dennis Koolstra

Dennis and his wife, Jennifer, have three children, Isaiah, Micah and Samuel. They own and operate a large dairy farm here in Yuma County. Through the dairy, they minister to all of their employees, even to the point of holding a church service on the dairy for

several years. 

They both have a heart for the children of this church and are Co-Leaders of our KidMin Ministry.

We are blessed to have these two loving people here at YCC.

Contact Info:



Elder, Brian Chapman

Brian is married to Keri and they have 4 beautiful girls, Becca, Katlyn Anna and Reni. He owns his own construction business, and through that business, he loves to minister to people . Keri is the Principal at our local Elementary school and she is an amazing teacher!

Brian and Keri are Co-Leaders of YCC's KidMin Ministry.  

We love having Brian, Keri and their family serving with us here at YCC.

Contact Info:

Email: chapmanconstructionllc@yahoo.com


Elder, John Schaffner

 John is married to Roberta and they have 3 grown children and a whole lot of grandchildren.

 John is a man of many talents. He is an auctioneer, has his own  Cowboy Chuckwagon catering business and is a Cowboy poet. 

 Roberta works part-time at a local flower shop and loves to

serve the elderly.

 John & Roberta have been serving YCC for many years. 

Contact Info:

Phone: 970-630-3402 

Email: jschaffner51@yahoo.com