Our Pastor

Pastor Matthew is a storyteller, husband, dad, geek, technology enthusiast, and Disney aficionado. A native of Texas, his favorite foods include chili con queso and Dr Pepper. A graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary, Matthew has a Master of Divinity with a special focus on Worship, Theology, and the Arts as well as a Bachelor of Science in Radio-TV-Film from the University of Texas at Austin. He and his husband, Chris, live in Rancho with their son who you will often see running around on Sunday mornings. They are new puppy parents to Elsie the Goldendoodle. Matthew is an avid watcher of television whose favorites include Downton Abbey, Flash, Supergirl, Arrow, and Star Trek: Discovery.

the Rev. Matthew Redrich


Alison Ekdahl


Alison was born and raised at San Dimas Community Church and even was married to her husband and had her daughter baptized there. She's excited to be part of Sacred Place, continuing the legacy of SDCC. She and family are very avid Penn State football and Angels Baseball fans. She has 2 crazy cats and 1 very lovable Pitbull. She is the one in the office making calls, scheduling social media, or cleaning up, and on Sundays she can be found either setting up coffee hour or running multimedia. In her spare time she loves to bake and can make a mean snickerdoodle!

Patti Davies

Sacred Kids

Patti was a long-time member of San Dimas Community Church having raised her family there. She has been a member, volunteer, staff person, and played an important role on the Dream Team which helped give birth to Sacred Place. On Sundays, you'll find her wrangling Pastor Matthew's kiddo and the other preshcoolers during our Sacred Kids time.

Stephanie Salcedo

Sacred Kids

Stephanie has been a part of our Conference Summer Camp ministry for many years. That's where she met Pastor Matthew! She brings the gifts of summer camp leadership to our Sacred Kids ministry hanging out with the elementary-aged kiddos and making sure the toddlers don't climb anything!

Sarah Garcia


Sarah leads our worship music team each Sunday brining her gift of music to share. After filling in one Sunday in San Dimas, she joined our efforts to create a new worship gathering here at Sacred Place.

Jeremy Taylor


Jeremy's gift of music cannot be contained! You'll find him behind the piano playing beautiful music and singing harmonies and melodies to bring a richness to our sound.

Daniel Park


Daniel not only brings the gift of rhythm to our gathering but also his voice.