Jake Forsythe has served as the Equipping & Missions Director since 2012 and prior to that he served as the Youth Director at FUMC Durango for 5 years. Over the years Jake has developed a passion for helping people discover their purpose wherever they’re at in their Christian journey. Mission work has also become an important part of his life. As Equipping & Missions Director, Jake loves to help others discover what their “next step” in their journey is as they Connect, Grow, Serve & Share here in Durango. Jake was born and raised in Durango and he currently lives in Bayfield with his wife Carrie and their son Noah. Their daughter, Taylor, lives in Farmington, NM. Jake is a die-hard Denver Broncos fan and he loves sports, camping, fishing and spending time with his family. The Forsythe’s also do foster care and have foster children in their home often.