February 19, 2019

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Our Church Leadership

Our Church thrives because of the energy and commitment of the people who lead it. Here are a few of the people that make our church community special:



Rev. Steve Jacobsen, Interim Pastor

Rev. Stephen E. Jacobsen became the Interim Pastor at St. Andrew’s in January 2019. Steve grew up in San Bernardino and attended UCSB in the early 70s. He earned a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership at Seattle University. Following his ordination in the Presbyterian Church in 1981 he served congregations in Santa Paula and rural Washington State before becoming Senior Pastor at Goleta Presbyterian church in 1992. In 2008, Steve became Executive Director of Hospice of Santa Barbara, and in 2013 he became Director at La Casa de Maria Retreat and Conference center in Montecito. After things had stabilized following significant damage in the January 9, 2018 mud and debris flow Steve retired from La Casa in the spring. Steve enjoys Dodger baseball, opera and classical music, history, golf and travel. He is married and has three daughters and three grandsons.


 SMalloyRev. Suzanne Malloy - Parish Associate

 (Community Ministries)

Rev. Suzanne Malloy entered the ministry after completing a 31-year career in law enforcement.  Her long service in the crisis field prepared her for her current ministry as an on-call hospital chaplain. In addition to serving the hospital population, Suzanne serves locally as the Coordinator of Faith-Based Initiatives for the Santa Barbara County VOAD  (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster), and Disaster Spiritual Care Supervisor for the American Red Cross Central California region. Nationally, Suzanne is a member of the National Response Team for Presbyterian Disaster assistance, and has offered a ministry of presence at a variety of disasters, both natural and human-caused. Suzanne maintains connections with the UCSB campus community as a clergy mentor with Progressive Christians at UCSB. Suzanne has called St. Andrew’s her spiritual home for almost twenty years, and feels blessed to serve as Parish Associate. She is the grateful mother of Garrett, who is preparing for his own servant career in the field of medicine.  When she isn’t deployed, you can find Suzanne on the local hiking trails with her canine companion, Tory, or cheering on her beloved Green Bay Packers.



 mullerRev. Judith Muller - Parish Associate (Pastoral Ministry)

Judith holds an MDiv degree from Princeton Theological Seminary in  New Jersey and a BA in Psychology from Muskingum College in   Ohio. She comes to St. Andrew's after serving as Associate Pastor in Parish Visitation at the First Presbyterian Church of Santa Barbara since 1983 and as Assistant Pastor at First Presbyterian Church of Rutherford, New Jersey where she was first called to serve in Parish Ministry. Judith works closely with Suzanne Malloy in Pastoral Visitation and resourcing the Board of Deacons in their ministries. She enjoys sailing and beach walking, theater and historical novels.









Scott Eschbach - Church Business Administrator

Scott works in conjunction with the Church Office Assistant to administer the general business needs of St. Andrew's. Working with various ministry teams of the church he facilitates leadership development, information systems/computers, personnel and church records, property and office management, and legal recordkeeping. In addition, Scott currently serves as the church's Treasurer. Scott is a retired business executive with broad administrative experience.  






DAVIS CHRISTOPHER_Staff72Dr. Christopher Davis - Music Accompanist

Since moving to Santa Barbara in 2008, Christopher has immersed himself in its vast music community. He completed his DMA in piano performance at UC Santa Barbara in December 2013 and served as House Manager for the Music Academy of the West and Production Associate for the Camerata Pacifica for many years, meanwhile collaborating independently with several other musicians. Chris was on staff at the Ojai Music Festival and Westmont College and has been on the board of directors of the Santa Barbara Music Club since 2013, responsible for programming its bimonthly concerts. His own piano compositions are often plaed during Sunday worship services.



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Nancy Boger - Church Secretary

Nancy attended Cal State Los Angeles, majoring in Radio/TV Broadcasting with a minor in Journalism. She was born and raised in Alhambra, California. She has been married to her husband, Scott (who was born and raised in Glendale, California), for 20 years. Nancy and Scott have 2 children: their son is 18 and a Freshman at Westmont College, and their daughter is 16 and a junior at Dos Pueblos High School. Nancy was previously a preschool teacher for 8 years in Santa Barbara. She enjoys literature, crossword puzzles, swimming, and going to the movies.