john websiteSenior Pastor: Reverend John Shaver

Email: revjohn@encinitaschurch.com

Phone: 760-753-6582 Ext.305

Rev. John Shaver was appointed to San Dieguito UMC as the Senior Pastor in July 2014. He comes to us from Valencia UMC in Valencia, CA, where he served as Lead Pastor for 6 years. Prior to that he was minister of Emerging Ministries at Bethel Park UMC in Bethel Park, PA.

Originally from the Pittsburgh area, John earned a degree in political science from North Carolina State. He received his Masters of Divinity from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. He also has a Masters of Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh and CSU. A further educational opportunity was his Post-Graduate Fellowship in Leadership from Wesley Theological Seminary.

John believes in team-driven ministry to make the gospel of Jesus Christ relevant to the community in which he serves. When he has free time, he enjoys long-distance running, coaching his two daughters’ soccer teams, and spending time with his wife, Michele.

 

photoAssociate Pastor:  Reverend Darin Arntson

Email: revdarin@encinitaschurch.com

Phone:  760-753-6582 Ext. 304

 

 

 

 

 

 

Director of Student and Family Ministries: Chelsea Simon

Email: chelsea@encinitaschurch.com

Phone: 760-753-6582 Ext. 308

 

 

 

 

 

 

Preschool Director:  Sandi Hadder

Email: sdumpreschool@gmail.com

Phone: 760-436-9287

 

 

 

 

 

 

Administrative Director: Alma Rodriguez

Email: admin@encinitaschurch.com

Phone: 760-753-6582 Ext. 306

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Secretary: Victoria Tihfon

Email:  secretary@encinitaschurch.com

Phone: 760-753-6582 Ext.301

 

 

 

 

 

 

Treasurer: Cristen Mugford

Email:  treasurer@encinitaschurch.com

Phone: 760-753-6582 ext. 302

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Director of Music Ministries:  Dr. Emilie Amrein

Email:  emilieamrein@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Organist:  

Email:  Organist@encinitaschurch.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Youth Assistant: Bradley Nussbaum

Email:  Bradley@encinitaschurch.com

Phone: 760-753-6582 Ext. 308

 

 

 

 

 

 

Donna Workman Kitchen Coordinator

Kitchen Coordinator:  Donna Workman

Email:  info@encinitaschurch.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Director of Handbell Choirs:  Karen Zerlaut

Email:  info@encinitaschurch.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Children’s Choir Director:  Marilyn Shepard

Email:  info@encinitaschurch.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Youth Choir Director: Sonja Hershkowitz

Email:  info@encinitaschurch.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Custodian: Robert Rodriguez