Linda joined our team in 2015 and brings extensive administrative and marketing experience to our church office.
Dr. Stephen Pu
Director of Music
Dr. Stephen Pu is an award-winning music minister, choral-orchestral conductor, pianist, singer, and teacher. Prior to becoming St. Luke’s Director of Music in 2012, he had led music ministries for ten years. As a Music Director, he has served UCLA Romantic revival theater, Crossroads School for the Arts and Sciences, The Relevant Stage, and Arcadia High School, where his students won first prize at Musical Theater Competition of America. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Conducting from Claremont Graduate University and a teaching credential from California State University, Los Angeles.
With his excellent skills on the piano, Tris provides the instrumental framework and accompanies our choir and the congregation during our Sunday worship services. Tris also teaches jazz piano.
Sunday School Coordinator
Sara, her husband David, and their four children have lived in the Palos Verdes area since 2000, following a move from Portland, Oregon. Sara is a life-long Presbyterian, and is the daughter of a Presbyterian minister and a Master teacher. Having spent all of her life in the Sunday School environment as a child, youth, young adult volunteer, parent and Sunday School teacher, Sara is excited to take on this position at St. Luke’s. Sara is committed to teaching the basics of faith development, Bible literacy and life application so our children will be rooted in the beauty of God’s Grace and be able to share God’s love with others. Join us in 2013 as we explore the character of God and how we are to be like Him as creative, loving, and faithful disciples of Jesus.
Lydia grew up at St. Luke’s and was always actively involved in Sunday School. She has a genuine love for children and became our staff nursery attendant in 2013. Besides working with our little ones on Sunday mornings, Lydia also is active in our Youth Group and serves as a Deacon at St. Luke’s.
Buildings and Grounds Manager
Gaspar looks after our facility and our church grounds with attention to detail, carries out repairs with efficiency and great skill, and greets everyone with a smile. He and his family live in a home on the church grounds.
Linda has been our bookkeeper since 1998. She is also a quilter extraordinaire.