rev jon brandenburg

Co-Transitional senior pastor

pastor of family ministries

Pastor Jon as been with Shepherd of the Hills a little over a year now, and what a first year it's been.! He brings his youthful approach to the teens, children, and families of Shepherd of the Hills.  He and his wife Melissa have four children: Ben, Hannah, Alexandra and James. 


Favorite aspect of ministry: Being authentic about faith and faith conversations


Favorite books: Harry Potter books, Lord of the Rings, pretty much anything written by C.S. Lewis, and let’s get real I love all books.


Random fact:  Pastor Jon was heavily involved in theater in high school and college and therefore knows how to do his own makeup.


What I'm listening to: Mumford and Sons, Pentatonix, Switchfoot, Andrew Peterson, and musical tunes ranging from Rent to Wicked to Les Miserables.


Educational background: B.A. in Theology and a minor in Theater from Concordia University - Nebraska; M.Div. in Theology from Concordia Seminary - St. Louis. Currently enrolled at in a Doctor of Ministry program at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA.


Pastor Jonathan's Emailjbrandenburg@soth.org

reverend tom king

co-transitional senior pastor

pastor of care

Pastor Tom has been with Shepherd of the Hills for 5 years now, and he helps with from preaching on Sunday morning to leading the Stephen Ministry and making numerous shut in calls and hospital visits.  On top of that, he also is the campus pastor and religion teacher at Lutheran High School in La Verne. He and his wife Tami have eight children: Thomas, Josiah, Jeremiah, Grace, Faith, Jonathan, Hope, and Joy.


Favorite Aspect of Ministry: Other than the unconditional grace of God, hearing the wisdom of His church through those who have trusted Him over the course of many years or teaching the Scriptures through rightly dividing the Word of Truth.


Favorite Books: The Bondage of the Will by Martin Luther,  How Christianity Changed the World by Alvin Schmidt and God is. How Christianity Explains Everything by Douglas Wilson


Random fact: I am married with 8 kids.  


Favorite Music/What I'm listening to: I don't generally use iTunes, but if I do it might be Lectionary at Lunch from Concordia Seminary St. Louis or a professor from Seminary.



Educational background:  B.A. in Secondary Education with Minor in Exercise Science from Concordia River Forest (Chicago), M.Div. from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, working on my D.Min. Engaging Mind and Culture from Talbot School of Theology, La Mirada, CA  


Pastor Tom's Email: tking@soth.org




reverend harry wang

Pastor Harry was called to Shepherd of the Hills in 2015 to minister to the growing Chinese population of Rancho Cucamonga and the Inland Empire. He leads a worship service in Mandarin at 11:45am on Sunday mornings. Harry has been married for 22 years to Carol and they have two children, Isaac and Rachel. Pastor Harry likes to travel and loves to go fishing. Click HERE to go to the Chinese website.


Pastor Harry's email: hwang@soth.org

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