Pastors & Staff
Dr. Douglas J. Rumford was called as Lead Pastor to Trinity United Presbyterian Church, Santa Ana, California in November 2006. Previously Doug served as pastor/ head of staff at First Presbyterian Church in Fairfield, Connecticut, at First Presbyterian Church, Fresno, California and at Colonial Presbyterian Church, Kansas City, Missouri.
Doug received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary. He earned his Master of Divinity degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, graduating summa cum laude, as valedictorian of the seminary. He graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.
Doug has authored seven books: SoulShaping: Taking Care of Your Spiritual Life; TouchPoints for Leaders; What About Heaven and Hell?; What About Spiritual Warfare?; What About Unanswered Prayer?; Questions God Asks, Questions Satan Asks, and Scared to Life. He has also written a number of articles for Leadership Journal, Christianity Today, Moody Monthly and other leading evangelical publications. Doug is currently writing study notes for several new study Bibles to be published by Tyndale House Publishers.
Doug and his wife, Sarah, have four adult children, two of whom are married. They have four grandchildren. In his free time, Doug enjoys playing golf, playing guitar, and, most of all, spending time with his family.
Doug’s greatest joy as a pastor is bringing God’s Word to life to change people’s lives.
Mike has a passion to help disciples of Jesus integrate the truth of God’s Word into their everyday lives. He enjoys equipping people of all ages and cultural backgrounds, to experience a vibrant relationship with Jesus (grounded in prayer) and to help individuals share the good news of the gospel in whatever setting God calls them. Having grown up in poverty, Mike has a heart to empower people to understand the spiritual and physical needs of the poor; and thereby respond in Christian love and service. Mike received his MDiv at Rockbridge Theological Seminary (having completed much of his course work at Fuller Theological Seminary). He enjoys playing basketball, tennis, singing in choral groups and filmmaking. Mike and his wife Allison have two children; Austin and Kylie.
Glyn came to Christ at age 20, after being invited to church by a friend from his table-tennis club. After completing seminary In London, Glyn led a church planting team with Operation Mobilization in Berlin, Germany, and then worked briefly for the British Government before moving to California to help with a church plant designed to reach Generation X. He met his wife Cathleen at that church in Fullerton, and they have two children, Landon and Cicely. Their household is rounded out by one dog, two tortoises and two blue-tongue skinks. When not at church, Glyn enjoys reading, movies, computer games, table-tennis and watching English Premier League soccer.
Rev. Dr. Steven B. Miller
Steve grew up in Palos Verdes in a church-going family. After coming to Christ in high school, Steve said yes to the Lord’s leading which took him to ministry in the Sierra mountains, New Jersey and the USSR. Steve graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a B.S.; Princeton Seminary with an M.Div.; and Fuller Seminary with his D. Min. Steve is happily married to Mende and is excited about his two wonderful kids, Joshua and Hannah Rae, as they spring board from college at Whitworth. When not at church you can find Steve working in the garden, hiking in the hills, making something with wood, or watching soccer.
Rev. Jeff Wagner
Jeff has a passion for seeing all ages come to know Christ and continue to grow in faith. He enjoys helping the church to think creatively and strategically in how to carry out the mission of the gospel in our families, community and world. Jeff received his MDIV from Fuller Theological Seminary and earned degrees in Business and Economics and Religious Studies from Westmont College. Jeff and his wife Niki have two nearly grown kids. Jeff likes to spend time leading adventures for various groups, backpacking and playing games with the family.