Kathy Lambert

Children's Ministry

Jillian Zamora​

Preschool Director

Jenny Reese 

Phone 805-499-6610



Music Director

​Scott Spindel

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.

Outreach Director

Carol Benson

Monte Vista 

Associate Pastor

Matt Elam


Facilities Director

Jim Lambert​