WHO WE ARE

To be a large, strategic, Christian church full of life and hope.

Enjoy Church is a vibrant, contemporary church. It’s our heart, to love, equip and encourage you in
Christ and to help you become all that God has purposed
and called you to be.

 
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Our Team

 

 
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Shane & Georgie Baxter - Senior Pastors of Enjoy Global

Shane and Georgie Baxter are the Senior Pastors of Enjoy Church.

Together they have the unique ability to relate and connect to others with their zest for life. Woven through their lives is Ecclesiastes 8:15, "So I commend the enjoyment of life".

Shane is a great communicator with his zest for life and warm sense of humor. He has a unique ability to relate and connect with people of all ages and backgrounds. Shane is passionate about seeing the local church flourish and is committed to leadership development that facilitates people being released into their purpose and calling.

Shane is currently part of the National Executive for the Australian Christian Churches (ACC). He is also State President for the ACC Victoria and hosts the annual ACC State Men’s Conference – Covenant.

Shane and his wife, Georgie, have been married for over 27 years, and together have two beautiful daughters, Emily and Maddison, as well as one ‘son-of-choice’, Ryota, who is married to Emily. 


John Wickham - Location Pastor

I grew up in Montrose, CO and immediately after graduating joined the military. I served in the 82nd Airborne at Fort Bragg, NC where I deployed twice.

While in the service I got right with God and also won the heart of my wife, Kristina. I received a Bachelor's in Divinity from Grace College of Divinity in Fayetteville, NC.

Four kids later, over 10 years of ministry in North Carolina, Virginia, and Colorado, and an ever growing passion to see the church win in America and around the world, Kristina and I started ENJOY CHURCH in 2013 in the amazing city of Grand Junction, CO.

I enjoy CrossFit, hunting, fishing, skateboarding, snowboarding, wake boarding and snuggling up in a cold room watching a good movie. To get to my heart I simply need your best gluten free, dairy free chocolate brownie. On a deeper note, I love art, space, mysteries, strategizing, romance and challenges. Loyal to His Kingdom for life!


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Kristina Wickham - Worship Leader

I grew up in Fayetteville, NC where I was a part of a church that had so many opportunities to serve and be a part of what God was doing locally and around the world. Being in that environment helped me realize that I wanted to be involved in full time ministry in whatever capacity God would call me. So I knew that I wanted to marry a man with a call on his life to be a pastor. Then in walks John, all the stars align, and here we are many years later with 4 beautiful kids, living in the amazing state of Colorado, and well into our adventure of starting Enjoy Church together. My call to worship leading fell into my lap in my later 20’s. I was found in His presence so I have a passion to help others be found in His presence.

I love fitness. If you feed me, we’re best friends. Speaking of friends, I love them and that only seems to be getting better with age! My kids blow my mind every day with the amazing humans they are becoming. I love hacking my way through projects where I get to build/transform things!


Clint Towles - Board Member / Nikki Towles - Financial Administrator & Executive Director

My name is Clint. I serve as a Board Member for Enjoy Church. I have worked in the oil/gas field for over 12 years and currently work as the shop manager for an oilfield service manufacturing company in Delta, Co. Nikki, my wife has been the Financial Administrator for Enjoy, since it started, & recently took on the role of Executive Director, helping to over see the bigger picture in the Enjoy world. Nikki has been in the banking & finance industry for over 12 years and currently is a Learning & Development Facilitator for a global bank, teaching/educating employees how to succeed in their roles. We have been married since 2008 & have one daughter and one son. We met Pastor John & Kristina white attending a local church, in Grand Junction, in 2011 & instantly believed in what Pastor John's vision was for the valley. As soon as the Wickham's planted Enjoy, we started attending that first month. We are so blessed to be on this journey that God has instilled upon the Wickham's hearts & are looking forward to seeing what the future holds! 

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Eb & Alaina Marquez - Empire Youth Leaders

My name is Eb. I have a passion for graphic design and cinematography. I'm very artistic and use my talents as the Media Leader for Enjoy Church. I'm also very passionate about today's youth. My wife Alaina and I serve as the Youth Pastors at Enjoy Church. I love being outdoors, going on adventures with my wife and son. I have no limits, and truly allow God to use me through my work with the youth, and art. 

My name is Alaina. My husband Eb and I serve as the youth pastors here at Enjoy Church. My heart is invested in the youth of this world bringing them closer in their walk with the Lord. If I'm not studying in school, adventuring with my husband, or doing photography, I am equipping the next generation here at Enjoy.


Brevinn Tyler - Young Adult Leader

My name is Brevinn Tyler and I’m originally from Columbia, MO. I came to Grand Junction to play football at CMU and did so from 2017-2019. I felt and heard the call to ministry in the spring of 2019 and took a leap of faith leaving the sport I had played since kindergarten. With 0 regrests, I left CMU to pursue a Bachelors in Divinity through Grace College of Divinity. I hope to one day be the senior pastor of a church. Also, in May 2020, I will be marrying the woman God has blessed my life with, Lexy Carnesi-Waugh!


What We Believe

We believe that the Bible is God’s Word. It is accurate, authoritative and applicable to our everyday lives.

Matthew 24:35, 2 Timothy 3:16-17, 2 Peter 1:20-2

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We believe in one eternal God who is the Creator of all things. He exists in three persons: God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. He is totally loving and completely holy.

Genesis 1:1, Psalm 99:9, Isaiah 43:10-11, Matthew 28:19, John 1:1-3, 1 John 4:8

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We believe that sin has separated each of us from God and His purpose for our lives.

Genesis 3:1-19, Romans 3:23, Luke 13:5

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We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ, as both God and man, is the only One who can reconcile us to God. He lived a sinless and exemplary life, died on the cross in our place, and rose again to prove His victory and empower us for life.

Isaiah 7:14, Acts 2:22-24, Acts 10:38-40, 2 Corinthians 5:21, 1 Peter 2:22

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We believe that in order to receive forgiveness and the ‘new birth’ we must repent of our sins, believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, and submit to His will for our lives.

John 3:3-7, Acts 16:30-31, Romans 3:22-24

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We believe that in order to live the holy and fruitful lives that God intends for us, we need to be baptised in water and be filled with the power of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit enables us to use spiritual gifts, and has the initial evidence of speaking in tongues.

Matthew 28:18-20, Acts 2:36-38, Acts 10:46-47, 1 Corinthians 12:4, Ephesians 4:11-13

Our Story

In May 2013, the Wickhams joined 18 other people, asking God to build a brand new church for Grand Junction,
CO called Enjoy Church. They began to gather in a home, but very quickly needed a bigger place to meet. By an act of God, within 3 days Pastor John had the keys to a funeral home that they were allowed to use for free for over 1.5 years. During this adventurous time of doing church in a funeral home, the church began to grow as people were meeting Jesus and rediscovering their passion for community. Next, Enjoy Church found themselves meeting for a season at the local University, CMU, where they saw many
college students lives transformed, but for legitimate financial reasons they were forced to go find a new church home.
Ironically we would end up back at the same building we came from, but this time it was no longer a funeral home.
Enjoy Church has been at this location since 2015, seeing the Holy Spirit join us for incredible services and continued momentum in developing friendship groups for community and teams for service. Fast forward a few years, to 2017/18,
God lead John & Kristina to build a relationship with Enjoy Church of Australia. Very quickly, the relationship felt like family and they took Enjoy Church, Grand Junction under its wing. In April of 2018, Enjoy Church, Grand Junction became a
location of the global Enjoy family and is now more excited than ever to see what the future holds! Enjoy Church has had the honor helping people make the confession toward the faith of Christ, many of which have been water baptized and supported in there journey of faith. Enjoy Church is not for everyone, but by Gods grace she is truly making an impact in her community.

Check out our global family at www.enjoy.church/au

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John & Kristina Wickham

John is the Location Pastor and Kristina is the Worship Leader of Enjoy Church, Grand Junction.

Enjoy has grown from a "living room" church that started in 2013 to a vibrant and thriving church, here in the Grand Valley. In 2017 God lead the Wickhams to build a relationship with Enjoy Church of Australia. Very quickly, the relationship felt like family and Enjoy Church of Australia took Enjoy Grand Junction under its wing. In April of 2018, Enjoy Grand Junction became a location of the global Enjoy family.

John & Kristina were married in 2004 and have four beautiful children, Alexis, Kara, Jaren and Kayden.

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OUR MISSION

“Through evangelism and discipleship, to lead people closer to Jesus Christ, bringing about real spiritual change, benefiting the lives and families of our church, community and beyond.”

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OUR VALUES

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MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

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MEET THE TEAM