Associate Pastor

Matt Elam


Children's Ministry

Jillian Zamora​

Facilities Director

Jim Lambert​

Outreach Director

Carol Benson

Monte Vista 

Pastor Tom Stephen

Tom Stephen has served as pastor of Monte Vista Presbyterian Church since 1994. He grew up in Southern California and received a Bachelor of Arts in Music from University of Redlands. Tom graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1990, where he met his wife Ginny. Together they published their first book, Fearless: 40 Reflections on Fear, in 2006. They have also written curriculum for Focus on the Family, Soul Survivor, Gospel Light Vacation Bible School  and have edited books for a variety of writers.  Tom loves to surf, read, hang out and enjoy time with family. Tom and Ginny have four children, Faith, Hope, Samuel and Daniel.


Kathy Lambert

Music Director

​Scott Spindel



Preschool Director

Jenny Reese 

Phone 805-499-6610