rev dr jonathan brandenburg

senior pastor

Pastor Jonathan has been with Shepherd of the Hills since 2017, where he started out as our Pastor of Family Ministries. He grew up in Kansas but went to college in Nebraska where he met his lovely wife, Melissa, who is a native to Southern California. He has a B.A. in Theology and Theater, a Masters in Theology & Ministry, and a Doctor of Ministry from Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, CA. He has 4 children, 2 dogs, and one Xbox.


Send Pastor Jon an Email:  jbrandenburg@soth.org

gabbi kurth

communications coordinator

Meet Gabbi! She is our communications coordinator and office guru around the office! She loves to be creative which is based off her love to create art since a young age and experience in gaining an A.S degree in Multi Media & Graphic Design. Gabbi is married to her high-school sweetheart Josh and they are both currently living in Redlands. She attends Immanuel Baptist church in highland and loves to serve in her community! If you see her around the church be sure to say hi!


Send Gabbi an Email:  gkurth@soth.org

vicar Mike parrish

church campus pastor

Mike is the father of two grown children and has been married to his junior high sweetheart for over 35 years. In their spare time they enjoy camping, spending time with friends and family, and caring for their animals from various rescue organizations.

Mike is a veteran and has a passion for working with vets and those with traumatic experiences. Mike is currently attending Concordia Seminary through their SMP Program to finish his credentialing as a full-time pastor. 


Send Vicar Mike an Email:  vicarmike@soth.org

bree noble

Worship Director

Meet our worship Director, Bree Noble. Bree has 30+ years experience as a performing and recording artist. She has recorded three professional albums and her music can be heard on all streaming platforms. she loves to blend a variety of styles of music into The worship experience to make it inviting for people from all backgrounds and walks of life. Bree lives in Rancho Cucamonga with her husband Chris, an English professor at Azuza Pacific University, and her daughters Julia and Abigail. come introduce yourself to Bree sometime after a service and give her some titles of some of your favorite hymns and worship songs.


Send Bree an Email: worship@soth.org

Vicar Les SchaefEr

coordinator of care & Discipleship

Vicar Les is a Wisconsin native who has been in Southern California since 1990. He is a product of Lutheran school system attending elementary, high school, and both undergraduate and graduate education. He is currently in the Cross culture center at Concordia Irvine in their seminary program. He is married to his beautiful wife Sarah and have two daughters, Chloe and Megan and a dog Ozzie.


Send Vicar Les an Email:  vicarles@soth.org