Heart of the Rockies Christian Church in Fort Collins, CO

Office/Program Staff


Katie Hinojosa, Office Manager, is the voice you’ll hear and face you’ll meet in the office, where she uses her many talents as the church’s go-to person.  Katie provides the solid home base for all church programs and activities.  When not in the office, Katie takes care of her husband and two young daughters, which keeps her extremely busy and makes her very happy.








Ruth Meyers, Director of Music, is a multi-talented musician who leads the praise band, directs the choir, arranges for special music, and accompanies the traditional service. Her roles outside Heart of the Rockies include music therapist and piano teacher. Ruth enjoys spending time in the mountains, rockhounding, and creating jewelry. Learn more about our choir and praise band here.








Erin Tyler, Children’s Sunday School and Child Care Coordinator,  has a heart for children, including facilitating an age-appropriate worship experience for kids known as Worship and Wonder.  Erin is a Senior at Colorado State University, where she will earn her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology.  After graduation, she hopes to continue her education in a ministry related field.  She loves spending her time with her husband and three children, creating with photography and music and reading a good book.








Erica Wharton, Director of Kids at Heart, manages grant funding and hires and coordinates staff for our respite ministry to foster and adoptive families in Larimer County program.  Erica finds new ways to help grow the program to benefit even more children and families in need.  Her two children and her husband, her passion for reading, and her garden keep her well-grounded.