Pastor Duane Anders

Senior Pastor

Duane Anders is the Senior Pastor of the Cathedral of the Rockies. The Cathedral has been one of the top 100 UMC Churches in the US and is the second largest church in the Western Jurisdiction. Duane and his family were called to Boise 10 years ago after serving as the Lead Pastor of Stillwater UMC in Dayton, Ohio for 18 years. He served for seven years concurrently as a District Superintendent and Pastor in West Ohio. Duane and his wife, Cathy, have four adult children.

Pastor Stacie Ballard

Family Life and Children’s Ministry Pastor

Stacie Ballard is the Family Life and Children’s Ministry Pastor for the Cathedral of the Rockies. Stacie has been in pastoral ministry for over 10 years now serving children, youth, and their families and is passionate about partnering with families in the spiritual formation of their children. Stacie and her husband Brad have two daughters, Canyon and Karleigh.

Pastor Ben Cremer

Amity Campus Pastor

Ben Cremer is the Amity campus pastor at the Cathedral of the Rockies. He has been serving in ministry since 2005 serving most of that time in Idaho, where he was born and raised. He and his wife Rebecca have one son Foster, a devoted boxer named Ripley and six chickens.

Pastor Irene Laudeman

Spiritual Formation Pastor

Irene Laudeman is the Pastor of Spiritual Formation at the Cathedral of the Rockies and joined the staff in April 2022. She is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ. Irene has a passion for teaching and specifically for supporting congregants in their life-long growth as followers of Jesus Christ. Irene relocated to Boise in 2020 to be close to her extended family. She lives with her two cats and six chickens.

Pastor Todd Mills

Executive Pastor

Pastor Todd Mills is the Executive Pastor of Boise the Cathedral of the Rockies. He is an Ordained Elder in the UMC with over two decades of parish and professional ministry experience. Todd formerly served as the Director of Congregational Engagement and Advancement with Trinity Lutheran Seminary at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. Todd has been married to Rhonda, for over 33 years. Rhonda is a Family Nurse Practitioner who currently works with the Boise VA Medical Center.

DeeAnndra Haugland

Executive Assistant

DeeAnndra Haugland is the Executive Administrative Assistant for the Cathedral of the Rockies. DeeAnndra has been involved in church administration for the past 10 years and has a heart for sharing God’s love with all whom she encounters. She is happily married to her wonderful husband, Kyle and have two children.

Pete Schroeder

Local Missions & Outreach Director

Pete Schroeder is the Missions Director for the Cathedral of the Rockies. Pete and his wife Sabrina moved to Boise in 1995. Pete is both honored and humbled to connect and work with so many wonderful people who seek to live out their faith with actions. Pete and Sabrina have a son and daughter.

Iain Sturrock

Worship Arts Director

Dr. Iain Sturrock has been performing and composing music since childhood. Iain’s conducting background is colorful and diverse, having led youth choirs, professional chamber groups, collegiate ensembles, full orchestras, and everything in between. He is especially proud to have found a place for his music and ensembles in shelters, penitentiaries, and hospitals. He arrived in Boise in 2021 as Director of Music and Worship. Iain has two cats, Spice and Toby.

Ashlee Wetherington

Chief Financial Officer

Ashlee Zorn Wetherington is the Chief Financial Officer at Cathedral of the Rockies. Ashlee has oversight for financial reporting, forecasting, and budgeting for the Downtown and Amity Campuses as well as Kids Are Special People Daycare and Wesleyan Preschool. Ashlee and her husband, JJ have two daughters, Violet and Rose as well as two dogs, Belle and Dory. The Wetherington Family has previously lived in Indiana, Florida, Michigan but has called Boise home for 6 years.