Reverend Michael Gore is a retired Navy chaplain with nearly 21 years of naval service and 14 years of service as a civilian pastor. Ordained in 1989, Reverend Gore transitioned from parish ministry to military chaplaincy in 1996. During his military career, Reverend Gore served with every branch of the military, from the shores of the United States to far off Afghanistan, rising to the rank of Captain (O6) and completing his career as the Senior Chaplain at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He, his wife Pamela, and their daughter Christina moved to Woodland Park, Colorado in the summer of 2016 when he became Senior Pastor of Mountain View United Methodist Church. He enjoys running, hiking, riding his ATV, reading, and spending time with his family.