Pastors & Staff
Pastor Major Rettig
Major Rettig, originally from a small fruit and vegetable farm near Grand Junction, is an Ordained Elder (clergy) in the Mountain Sky Conference. He has served in parish and youth ministry both in rural and town settings in Ohio, West Virginia, and Colorado, including the San Luis Valley and Central Plains. Major brings a passion for learning, youth ministry, discipleship, and living our faith out in the world. This has led him in his call through his seminary degrees, becoming a trained life and executive coach, and trained in facilitation through the Communities of Shalom. He is also working on a Doctor of Ministry degree, beginning August 2023. Major was involved with Beaver Creek Youth Camp in the SLV where he wrote the camp curriculum. As part of Major’s previous appointment, he was the co-Congregational Resource Minister for the Trinity District where he connected with other pastors and churches to help them heal, grow, vision, and restructure.
Major is part of a clergy couple. His wife, Sarah, is the pastor at Wesley UMC in Pueblo. They have two children, Parker and Keturah. They also have a dog named Willow. In his spare time, Major enjoys reading, running, hiking, cooking, and woodworking.