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1865 Old Ranch Road, Colorado Springs, CO  80908

(719) 331-3055 – [email protected]


  • Experienced leader in women’s ministry with exceptional relationship building, training, and presentation skills
  • Motivated developer of women’s groups from ground level into thriving ministries, producing leaders and small group ministries
  • Passionate teacher who encourages women to grow and mature in relationship with Christ and with each other, and to demonstrate Christian faith in how they live their lives
  • Skilled communicator
  • Published author of articles and books related to Christian theology and living


  • Biblical teaching
  • Responsible leadership
  • Organizational development
  • Leadership training
  • Public speaking
  • Written communication
  • Biblical counsel
  • Small group development



Director of Women’s Ministries

Saint James Church – Colorado Springs, CO

  • Developed and grew women’s ministry in a new church plant
  • Trained leaders in women’s ministry
  • Taught public meetings on biblical topics
  • Wrote curriculum, articles, and books on biblical topics and experience
  • Provided one-on-one pastoral counsel to women
  • Participated on senior pastoral team



Director of Women’s Ministries

New Life Church – Colorado Springs, CO

  • Developed widespread ministry to women in a large church setting
  • Organized and provided oversight for 150 women’s small groups
  • Provided leadership training to 150 leaders
  • Participated in pastoral one-on-one counseling
  • Presided over a variety of large group meetings
  • Taught Bible lessons, sermons, and devotional materials
  • Participated on senior pastoral team and tactical teams
  • Wrote articles and books pertaining to leadership, women’s ministries, and personal faith reflections


University of Colorado Denver – Denver, CO. 2015-current

Bachelor of Arts degree in English Writing with a minor in Psychology

Expected graduation Spring 2017. Current GPA in major classes 4.0.

University of Phoenix – Phoenix, AZ.  2007-2008

Earned 24 credits with a focus on Psychology.

Grade point average 3.96.

Oral Roberts University – Tulsa, OK.  1975-1978

Earned 88 credit hours with a focus on Education. GPA 3.07.



Kevin Guttman
Associate Pastor

Saint James Church

4615 Northpark Drive

Colorado Springs, CO  80918

(719) 264-1002

[email protected]


 Julia Sands de Melendez

Organizational Director

Colorado Springs Leadership Institute

850 Leader Way

Colorado Springs, CO  80905

(719) 329-7664

[email protected]


Randy Welsch

Chairman of the Board, AFMIN

123 Voyager Parkway

Colorado Springs, CO  80921

(719) 331-1915

[email protected]