50 Years of Highland Baptist Church - A Journey
Rick Anderson - Associate Pastor Rick Anderson has served at Highland since 1992. He is married to Becky and together they have four children and seventeen grandchildren. Rick loves the outdoors and enjoying God’s creation. As a pastor he is passionate about helping people meet and grow in Jesus wherever they are.
Sam Porges - Youth Director Sam has been on staff as the Youth Director since June 2015. He was born in California and went to Bible college in San Diego. Sam is passionate about the glory of God, Scripture, and the discipleship of Highland's students, and he loves adventure, spaghetti, and coffee.
Heidi Snider - Childrens Director Heidi Snider has served at Highland since 2007. She and her husband Josh have three children, Calvin, Amos, and Méav. Heidi enjoys sports and the outdoors; however, with three littles, a great cup of coffee seems to be more her speed in this season. She is passionate about seeing kids fall in love with Jesus and growing in their faith as they learn to follow Him with their lives.
Carla Anderson - Worship Director Carla has been volunteering at HBC as Worship Director since 2010, and officially came on staff in 2016. She absolutely loves being part of a people authentically engaged in worshiping God with their hearts and lives. Carla, her husband Nathan, and three children also enjoy hiking, camping, and spending time with family and friends.
Claudia Bucher - Office Manager Originally from California, Claudia moved to Colorado in 2015. She taught 2nd grade for four years until she decided to join Highland Staff as the Office Manager. She is excited to use her passion and knowledge of teaching within the church. Claudia and her husband Jordan enjoy hiking the beautiful Colorado mountains and visiting their families in California and Minnesota whenever they can.