Randy and Sue Jessen are the parents of Ana Jessen and grandparents / great-grand to a bunch more. They have been married for 48 years and have served together in appointed ministry since 1984. They are the co-founders of a 27-year-old mission organization that provides Christian homes for abandoned and vulnerable children around the world. Global Hope currently serves over 750 children in three different countries. Randy is an ordained elder in the Global Methodist Church and has served a variety of congregations over the years. He holds both the Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Asbury Theological Seminary. He is a former member of the Asbury Seminary Board of Trustees, and he served as the Dean of the doctoral program at the Beeson International Center in Wilmore,Kentucky. He currently teaches online each semester for Asbury Seminary. For fun, Randy serves the StarStone Fellowship, is pastor of the Plains Community Church, preaches a couple times a month at the Limon Methodist Church, and enjoys mowing his lawn. Sue and Randy live in Parker but call Genoa,Colorado their spiritual home. They have been restoring the Genoa Hotel in downtown Genoa for the past several years. You can find them most mornings at 7:45 AM outside Hobby Lobby where Randy and Sue will be waiting for Ana’s bus to take her to the Wellspring Community day program in Castle Rock.Their home is always available and coffee guests are always welcome!
Associate Worship Pastor
Indiana (Indy) Martin considers himself blessed to be a part of the staff and family of StarStone! He and his wife, Cassie, were married in July of 2010, but they have a love story that started with them dating at the age of 14! Cassie and Indy have two sons; Mack is their oldest, and Rhett is their youngest. Cassie works as a preschool teacher, Mack is going into 3rd grade, and Rhett is in his second year of preschool. Indy has served in worship leadership roles since his youth, but professionally since 2008. Indy has had a lifelong love of music, and specifically church music, participating in choirs, bands, and worship teams since he was a young child. Indy has a degree in Design Management from Arizona State University and loves using his design and art skills to provide leadership over all of arts and communications to make worship experiences meaningful and cohesive. Indy has a passion for connecting people in Christian community and for leading worship- he believes, and teaches, that worship is a posture we should live life from, not merely an hour long activity. He looks forward to connecting with you!