The United Methodist Church
Friday, May 24, 2013
Open Hearts - Open Minds - Open Doors
Rev. Andrew Mattick
Pastor Andy came to serve as Senior Pastor of the UMC of Simi Valley in July of 2010. His passions in ministry are reaching all people through excellence in the arts of worship, preaching, and teaching. A storyteller, Pastor Andy strives to make the story of our faith in Scripture relevant and lively, practical and personal. He has a ten-year history of work with youth and families and has a vision for shepherding the ministries of SVUMC to address the needs of the families of our community.
Rev. Rachel Tabutol
Emerging Ministries and Membership Pastor
Pastor Rachel has been in pastoral ministry for five years. She has a heart for serving others, helping them to grow in faith, and assisting people in finding their unique way of living out their faith. Rachel served as the Pastor of Youth and Young Adult Ministries for two years at Santa Clarita United Methodist Church, overseeing the programming, recruiting the volunteers, and equipping them to lead. Additionally, she was active with the Health and Welfare committee and the Action and Awareness committee (missions) as well as led Overflow (the once a month evening worship service). Most recently, Rachel served as the Pastor of La Tijera United Methodist Church, leading her congregation in worship, assisting them in articulating their needs and vision as a community, and working closely with The Center for Children (the mission/ministry focus of the church).
Rachel was commissioned in 2007 and was ordained in 2012.
Pastor Rachel married Warren Tabutol in September 2009. Warren is a software engineer. Together they have interests in photography, cooking, movies, and finding new adventures. Warren is active at church by running the sound board during service.
Children, Youth and Family Pastor
Pastor Camille is an Ordained Deacon, who has spent almost 15 years in ministry to families and children in this area and her native Texas. Growing up in El Paso, she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater from Stephen F. Austin University. She received her Masters of Religious Education from the Claremont School of Theology (CST) where she graduated with the William and Douglass Cook Award in Religion and the Arts. She returned a few years later to serve for a semester as the CST Cook Artist in Residence. She has served churches in the Coachella Valley, Orange County and the West Los Angeles area.
Front Office Assistant
CrossRoads Children's Center