Our Permanent Part-time Pastor is the Rev. Steven Lacey. Pastor Steve is bi-vocational having pastored churches and taught in public education for over 40 years. He now combines the experience and training in both areas to pastor our church and direct our ministry.
Following the receiving of his Master of Divinity degree at San Francisco Theological Seminary in 1980 he has led congregations in Ventura, Upland, and La Verne as well as serving in Pulpit Supply and Transitional Ministry positions before joining us here at Orangethorpe.
Pastor Steve then continued his education at Chapman University receiving a California Teaching Credential and a Master’s Degree in Education. For nearly 20 years he taught in the field of public education for the Fontana Unified School District in 5th and 6th grade classrooms.
By his side, helping him in each of his professional undertakings is his wife of 40 years, Susan Lacey, a retired social worker. They as blessed to have two children, four grandchildren and an adorable great granddaughter.