Mike Self Pastor, Worship Leader, Community Group Leader
Mike is a pastor at HPHC and leads the Worship Team. He is a drummer as well and enjoys preaching. In addition, Mike oversees the Sharehouse ministry working in conjunction with Nelson and Stacy. Mike is a graduate of Fort Lewis College (1977) with a BS in Science and Colorado State University (1980) with a MS in Animal Science. Mike works in the logistics software business as a business solutions consultant, helping large companies develop and improve logistics and supply chain solutions. Mike’s hobbies are hunting, fishing, woodworking, dabbling with automotive projects and reading. Mike is married to his lifelong sweetheart, Jan and has 2 sons, Brian (Tess) and Todd (Bethany) and 3 grandchildren. Being involved in his children’s and especially grandchildren’s lives are precious moments given by God. They are such a joy. Mike came to know Jesus Christ at the age of 9 growing up on a farm/ranch in southeastern Colorado. The family attended a small Quaker church and after college, Mike rededicated his life to Jesus Christ while attending the Evangelical Free Church in Nebraska. Mike and Jan relocated the family to Eaton, CO in 1980 due to his job and began attending Eaton Evangelical Free. In 2015 Mike and Jan began attending High Plains Harvest, responding to a call by God on their lives. In 2017 Mike began attending PLI (Pastor’s Leadership Institute) and graduated in December of 2018. He was named Pastor March 19, 2019.
Josh Thimgan Pastor
Josh lives in Eaton with his wife Katie and three young kids. Josh and Katie were married at Mountain View Community Church in 2011 where they had been attending through college. They moved to Windsor Community Church shortly after where they served in many capacities and where Josh graduated from Pastors Institute in Fall of 2015.Josh graduated from Colorado State University in 2011 with a BS in Applied Computer Technology. During the day he works as a Director of IT in Weld County where his team supports computer infrastructure and staff. Josh enjoys fly fishing, disk golf and playing with his kids. Josh has been attending High Plains Harvest since Easter 2021 with his family. They are excited to be a part of this community and serve alongside the people of High Plains Harvest.
Marvin Coblentz Deacon, Community Group Leader
Marvin was born in northeastern Ohio and moved to Pennsylvania as a teenager where he met his wife, Twyla. While he was raised in a family that regularly attended church services including Sunday School and Bible School, it wasn’t until moving to Colorado in 2003 that the Lord began changing his heart. Through a series of business failures, family struggles, and a health crisis, God brought Marvin to his knees in the parking lot of Home Depot where he surrendered his life to His Savior, Jesus Christ. Marvin is devoted to his Lord, wife, and family and is excited to serve the pastors and body of believers at High Plains Harvest Church.
Gene Stille Deacon, Head of Security, Financial accountability
Gene was born in Red Oak, Iowa in June of 1944. He grew up on a farm where his dad raised many crops, hogs, sheep, and a few dairy cows. He became a Christian in 1962 working on a cross country pipeline construction, but with no follow-up or discipled until he met his wife. She helped Gene to study scripture from “cover to cover”. He moved to Colorado in 1960, graduated from Loveland High School in 1962 and joined the Coast Guard in 1964. Gene married Dianne in 1968. They have two kids, 5 grandchildren, and one great grandchild. Gene went to Aims and received an Associate in Electronics in June of 1970. He was then hired with Kodak and after 30 years retired from Kodak as a Metrologist. In 2000 he received his license in Real Estate and RE Appraiser. They loved their vacations with family around the country. Gene has served on several boards such as; church boards, NWCWD, Galeton Fire, Planning Commission, County Council, BOA, and ran for State Rep in the 65th. He enjoys mules and draft animals and rebuilding all kinds of draft equipment and is a member of the Colorado Mule Riders. Gene loves to trail ride. Since he was not disciplined, he has a passion for the Men’s Ministry and teaching scripture. His dear wife Dianne passed away July 16th, 2022. Gene continues to grieve her passing while serving High Plains Harvest.
Angela Woodall Children’s Director
Angela was born and raised in Hillsboro, Oregon (just west of Portland) where most of her large extended family still resides. The Lord drew her during junior high. She stayed active in youth group through high school and started serving in the nursery at her local church. She moved to Colorado in 2003 to finish her college years at Colorado State University. With a degree in Human Development and Family studies she works for a local non-profit working with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In 2003, Angela started attending and quickly became involved at Mountain View Community Church where she served as the Children’s Ministry Director. Now she serves in many capacities and loves teaching the children at High Plains Harvest Church.
Nelson Hollar Neighbor to Neighbor Sharehouse Coordinator
Residing in northern Colorado his entire life, Nelson accepted Christ at a local church revival when he was 10 years old. He met Stacie, his future wife, in junior high only to marry her 10 years later. Nelson began volunteering at the Nunn Sharehouse in 2017, eventually taking on the role of Sharehouse coordinator. He enjoys working with the volunteers and considers it a blessing to share the gospel with all who enter, by actions and words. They have 2 married sons and 3 grandchildren.