Staff Bios

About Our Staff

 Pastor John Tohline has served as VCF's Associate Pastor since 2019. 

      Pastor John is a US Navy Veteran and attended University of Connecticut, Rhema   Correspondence Bible School, & ORU.  He worked in the computer field for over 40 years, but was ordained in 2003 and focused his energy on helping his local church. He served as an   Associate Pastor in Harvard, MA from 2010 - 2016. When they moved to Greeley in the fall of 2016 he and his wife Kay immediately got involved at VCF. He served as an usher, sound   man, and helped with building renovations, then became a board member in 2018.   Pastor John is an excellent teacher and now serves on the pastoral teaching team. Pastor John married Kay in 1968; they have 2 grown children and 3 grandchildren.

 

 

 

Pastor Chris Lucio has served as VCF's Youth Pastor since 2010. 

Pastor Chris attended Faith Ministries as a child, but he fully committed his life to God in  2004. He started volunteering in the bus ministry right away and the youth ministry shortly  after. Pastor Chris graduated from UNC with a B.S. in business. He is a local business owner, but  still faithful to serve VCF with a "whatever you need I'm here" attitude. Pastor Chris has  heart  for the hurting youth in the city and works to build a relationship with each teen that  walks  through the door, and points them to Jesus. He is an exciting preacher and now serves  on the pastoral teaching team. He married Amanda in 2009, and they have four children: Grace (10), Josiah (8), Caleb (4) and Sarah (1).  

 

 

 

 Pastor Melissa Burgess has served as VCF's Children's Pastor since 2019. 

     Melissa was born again in Kindergarten at Dayspring Christian School. She attended Aims Community   College, taking classes in ECE. She then worked as a preschool teacher for 5 years. She home schooled  her   daughters, as well as had a home childcare for many years. She volunteered with Pastor Elizabeth from 2009- 2011, leading the younger kids' group every other Wednesday. During this time she also volunteered in   Nursery & Youth. When Pastor Elizabeth moved in 2018, God dealt with her to start volunteering again with   the VCF kids. In the Fall of 2018 God opened the door for her to shepherd the VCF kids permanently. She was officially anointed as the Children's Pastor in early 2019. She loves teaching the kids about prayer and leading   them in worship. Melissa married John in 1995 and they have grown daughters.  

 

 

 

 

 Tammy Uber has served as VCF's Administrator since 2018. 

 Tammy was born again at 7 years old, and rededicated her life to Jesus in 1980. She  received her Director’s Letter of Qualification in ECE. She worked with children for 30 years,  including being the Children’s Pastor/ Associate Pastor for 22 years in Berthoud, CO. She  also taught Healing School classes. She married Jerry in 1980; they have 3 children and 3  grandchildren. Tammy & Jerry have been attending VCF for 14 years and have helped in several areas: hospitality, greeting, usher, bus outreach, and Bible Study teacher. She is a gifted  teacher and often teaches the Ladies' Class on Sunday mornings She also teaches the  Wednesday night adult class occasionally. She is responsible for running the church office and  overseeing many of the volunteer schedules. 

 

 

  Cejae Schrader has served as VCF's Nursery & Preschool Director since 2018.

     Cejae was born again as a child, and was raised in church where she often volunteered with younger kids.   She started attending VCF at 2011 and began volunteering in Preschool shortly afterward. She helped with   kids of all ages over the years and began volunteering in youth in 2017. Cejae is very compassionate and has   a heart to help all who are hurting. She is also very joyful & loves engaging & teaching the little ones. Cejae married Darrel in August of 2019, and has 1 son, & 2 step-daughters. They also serve as foster parents.  

 

  

 

 

 

 

Rebecca Anderson has served as VCF's Financial Assistant since 2019.

Becca was born again at a age 8 and has followed Jesus ever since. She graduated from UNC with a degree in  Elementary Education. She works full time for Christian Harvest International Ministries, which is her mother's  ministry. She begin working part time at VCF in early 2019 after faithfully attending for 2 years an  volunteering in various areas. She married her husband Justin in 2017 and they now live in Ft. Morgan, CO  where Justin teaches. She is responsible for assisting the board with the daily financial needs of the church. 

  

 

 

 

 

 Betty Delgado has served as VCF's Maintenance Manager since 2004.

      Betty was born again when she was 24 and has faithfully served the Lord ever since. She began attending   Faith Ministries in 1993, and continued to attend the church through the name change and different senior   pastors. She worked for the Victory Childcare Center from 2002-2004, when the opportunity arose for her to   become the Maintenance Manager. If you ever need to know where something is located at the church, Betty   can help you find it! She has the biggest servant's heart of anyone you'll ever meet. Betty married Richard in   1977. They have 2 adult children, 2 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. 

 

 

 

 

 

  Angel Garcia has served as VCF's Sound Tech since January, 2020.

  Angel began attending VCF with her family in 2017 and committed her life to Jesus shortly after. She has  been faithful to follow Him ever since! She has volunteered in Children's Church & Nursery. She is very sweet  and willing to help in any way she can. She graduated from Greeley West in 2019 and is a current student at  AIMS in Greeley, studying to be a firefighter. She joined the staff as the VCF sound tech in 2020.