Guest Presenters

Steve Angrisano

Steve Angrisano is undoubtedly one of the most effective and versatile ministry leaders in the Church today. Read more... Young and old alike embrace the passionate message of faith, hope and love woven throughout his music and storytelling. Always rooted in a spirit of humility and faithfulness, Steve’s easy, honest style of ministry is born from who he is: a committed witness to the life and love of Jesus Christ.

Read bio... Steve Angrisano is undoubtedly one of the most effective and versatile ministry leaders in the Church today. Young and old alike embrace the passionate message of faith, hope and love woven throughout his music and storytelling. Always rooted in a spirit of humility and faithfulness, Steve’s easy, honest style of ministry is born from who he is: a committed witness to the life and love of Jesus Christ.

Sarah Hart

Hart most recently has been in the studio working on her eleventh full-length recording, "And Lovely It Is". Read more... Sarah has been sitting in the producers chair for this collection of songs, along with co-producer Stephen Leiweke. This collection comes during a fruitful songwriting season for Hart. Amy Grant, Celtic Woman, Matt Maher, Laura Story, Audrey Assad and The Newsboys are among those who’ve recorded her songs, and Grant's recording of "Better Than a Hallelujah" earned Hart a Best Gospel Song Grammy nomination. She has also had several song placements in film and television, and her songs appear in hymnals all across the world.

Read bio... Hart most recently has been in the studio working on her eleventh full-length recording, "And Lovely It Is". Sarah has been sitting in the producers chair for this collection of songs, along with co-producer Stephen Leiweke. This collection comes during a fruitful songwriting season for Hart. Amy Grant, Celtic Woman, Matt Maher, Laura Story, Audrey Assad and The Newsboys are among those who’ve recorded her songs, and Grant's recording of "Better Than a Hallelujah" earned Hart a Best Gospel Song Grammy nomination. She has also had several song placements in film and television, and her songs appear in hymnals all across the world.

Fr. Josh Mayer

is the Director of Vocations for the Diocese of Gallup and the Pastor of St. Mary in Bloomfield, NM Read more... and St. Rose of Lima in Blanco, NM. He was ordained in 2015, and counts the last five years as the best (and quickest!) of his life. His favorite saints include the Blessed Mother (duh), St. Peter, St. Joan of Arc, St. Juan Diego, St. Thérèse de Lisieux, and Bl. Stanley Rother. His favorite animals are dogs, rabbits, otters, sharks and crows. His favorite hike is the secret crevice trail in Gallup (shh). His favorite video game is the newest Zelda. His favorite Bible verse (right now) is 1 Jn 4:10, “In this is love: not that we have loved God, but that He has loved us and sent us His Son as expiation for our sins.” Pray for vocations, starting with your own! Praised be Jesus Christ!

Read bio... is the Director of Vocations for the Diocese of Gallup and the Pastor of St. Mary in Bloomfield, NM and St. Rose of Lima in Blanco, NM. He was ordained in 2015, and counts the last six years as the best (and quickest!) of his life. His favorite saints include the Blessed Mother (duh), St. Peter, St. Joan of Arc, St. Juan Diego, St. Thérèse de Lisieux, and Bl. Stanley Rother. His favorite animals are dogs, rabbits, otters, sharks and crows. His favorite hike is the secret crevice trail in Gallup (shh). His favorite video game is the newest Zelda. His favorite Bible verse (right now) is 1 Jn 4:10, “In this is love: not that we have loved God, but that He has loved us and sent us His Son as expiation for our sins.” Pray for vocations, starting with your own! Praised be Jesus Christ!

Fr. Carl Wertin

Fr. Carl Wertin is back this year by popular demand to co-host with Fr. Josh. Read more... Currently the Vocations Director for the Diocese of Pueblo, Fr. Carl still finds time to hike, bike, skateboard, and make music. One of ten children, and one of three priests in his immediate family, Fr. Carl truly models the love of God and family.

Read bio... Fr. Carl Wertin is back this year by popular demand to co-host with Fr. Josh. Currently the Parochial Vicar at Holy Trinity Church in Trinidad, Colorado, Fr. Carl still finds time to hike, bike, skateboard, and make music. One of ten children, and one of three priests in his immediate family, Fr. Carl truly models the love of God and family.

Bishop James Wall

Bishop James Wall was born in Ganado, Arizona and lived there with his parents and five siblings for his young adult life, Read more... attending public school in Chandler, AZ, and continuing to college at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ, where he studied history. After college he entered St. John Seminary in Camarillo, California, and was ordained a priest on June 6, 1998. On February 5, 2009, Bishop Wall was appointed by Pope Benedict XVI as the fourth Bishop of the Diocese of Gallup, and was consecrated and installed officially on April 23, 2009.

Read bio... Bishop James Wall was born in Ganado, Arizona and lived there with his parents and five siblings for his young adult life, attending public school in Chandler, AZ, and continuing to college at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ, where he studied history. After college he entered St. John Seminary in Camarillo, California, and was ordained a priest on June 6, 1998. On February 5, 2009, Bishop Wall was appointed by Pope Benedict XVI as the fourth Bishop of the Diocese of Gallup, and was consecrated and installed officially on April 23, 2009.

Bishop Stephen Berg

Bishop Stephen Berg of the Diocese of Pueblo, is the oldest of ten children and attended Catholic schools, graduating in 1969. Read more... He earned a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from CU Boulder in 1973 and a Master of Music from Eastern NMU in 1975. After receiving a Master of Divinity degree in 1999, he was ordained to the priesthood by his uncle, Bishop Joseph L. Charron. Bishop Berg was ordained and installed as Bishop of Pueblo on February 27, 2014.

Read bio... Bishop Stephen Berg of the Diocese of Pueblo, is the oldest of ten children and attended Catholic schools, graduating in 1969. He earned a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from CU Boulder in 1973 and a Master of Music from Eastern NMU in 1975. After receiving a Master of Divinity degree in 1999, he was ordained to the priesthood by his uncle, Bishop Joseph L. Charron. Bishop Berg was ordained and installed as Bishop of Pueblo on February 27, 2014.

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Genesis 2021
10th Annual In-Person Conference
October 23 -
Farmington Civic Center

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