James Pike, Pastor
Pastor Pike began his service at Grace Lutheran in 2005. Originally from Arizona, Pastor Pike went to seminary at Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio. In addition to his work with the church, he also serves on the board of OPARC (a local non-profit working with disabled adults) and performs sketch and improv comedy regularly in Hollywood and Los Angeles. He and his wife, Dana, have four children.
Marie Barna, Office Administrator
Marie brings to Grace Lutheran many years of church experience, both as a volunteer and paid staff. She has administration and liturgical background and is also an artist and designer in southern California. You can see her designs and art at MarieBarnaDesigns.com.
Tatiana Thibodeaux, Parish Musician
Originally from Russia, Tatiana works at Scripps College in Claremont. She also performs professionally and offers private classes. A specialist in the work of Franz Liszt, Tatiana has worked to bring a depth of classical music into the life of the parish.