As one of the co-lead pastors, David’s role is to provide vision and leadership to the church. David oversees the pastoral team and is one of the teaching pastors. David is one of our founding pastors and he is also Open Doors Ministry’s Executive Director, a ministry that serves “the least” in inner city Denver. David is passionate about building a church culture that is active in serving and helping the poor. David and his wife Michelle have three children, Sydney, Alec and William. He is the only Dallas Cowboy fan in Denver.
Cindy Del Hierro
Pastor of CounsEling and
Cindy is responsible for the various aspects of our hospitality ministry and also provides spiritual formation and care. She is passionate about building a church that is a true community and seeing the church collaborating with other organization for the good of the city. Before planting Westside, Cindy and her husband Jude co-planted an inner city church in Denver. They are also the founders of Confluence Ministries, connecting the church and organization to serve locally and globally through community impact.
Michelle Cazas "Misha"
Pastor of Outreach and community care
Michelle is responsible for the coordination of the Sunday Service and other respective services of the Church. Additionally, she is in charge of the outreach of the church community. Prior to moving and attending Denver Seminary in 2017, Michelle spent many years working directly with those in extreme poverty in Bolivia. She has experience with church planting, missionary work with local and foreign churches in Latin America, North America, and Europe, and with big organizations like Samaritan’s Purse. Misha’s life goal is to bring equality for those who are marginalized and disadvantaged through the power of the Gospel and it’s clear Social Justice message. Misha brings a unique perspective to the team, both with her Latin American background and her North American Masters education.
pastor of discipleship
Johan is our discipleship and small group pastor. Johan is passionate about helping and seeing people become followers of Jesus; followers that love God and serve their neighbors. Johan is also one of the teaching pastors and before helping plant Westside church, Johan was a church planter locally and in his home country of Colombia. Johan enjoys salsa music, soccer, and spending quality time with his family – his wife, Ashley, and three daughters, Alessandra, Sophia and Daniella.