Jack Wieczorek, Washington Park UCC's Interim Minister, is not really a new face at the church.
and his spouse, Rev. Jane Nelson, moved to the Denver area in 1994, WPUCC
was their home church for a few years even as they spent much of their time doing ministry elsewhere.
and Jane live in Westminster, sharing their house with Nakita an 8 year old Great Pyrenees mix.
They have 4 adult children (step-children for Jack) 8 grandkids, and a 1 year old great granddaughter.
Raised in Michigan, Jack received a Bachelors degree in Political Science from Oakland University and a Masters in Political Science from the University of Minnesota.
He spent nearly 20 years working for various human service organizations and non-profits, including two years as Director of Minnesota Clergy & Laity Concerned, an interfaith peace and justice organization.
Changing career direction, Jack attended United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, receiving a Masters of Divinity degree in 1991.
has since served churches in Minnesota, Wyoming, and Colorado.
has twice co-pastored with Jane, who has also focused most of her
work since coming to Colorado in interim ministry.
Washington Park is the eighth church Jack has served as an Interim.