Meet the Staff

  • The Rev. Nathaniel D. Allen
    Pastor |  (714) 879-8290

    Pastor Nate Allen was born in Arcadia, CA to a pastor and an attorney for parents, where he got Law and Gospel from a young age. He was confirmed at Salem Lutheran Church in Glendale, CA where he rapped for the first time in church, starting a continuing tradition of combining hip hop into worship. He felt his calling to ministry through tragic accidents and difficult times where God’s grace was powerful in his life, and now wants to share that message of love with others in need.

    Pastor Nate graduated from Monrovia High School in 2004. He completed his B.A. in Communications from Trinity Lutheran College in 2010 along with a year studying Spanish at La Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara. He finished a M.Div. degree through Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary (PLTS) in 2014, and was subsequently called to Clairemont Lutheran Church in San Diego where he served as Associate Pastor for five years.

    In 2009, he was married to the love of his life they have two daughters who keep him humble. He likes to spend time with family, playing, reading, watching movies, travelling, and if possible go dancing! He likes to exercise regularly and eat as healthy as possible. 

  • W. Christian Winn

    Minister of Music | Phone: (714) 879-8290

    Born in Galt, California, Chris attended Lodi Academy and Pacific Union College, Angwin, California. He taught music two years at Pacific Union College Prepatory School; one year at Fresno Adventist Academy, and five years in the Garden Grove Unified School District. He has studied at the graduate level at Cal State Fullerton. He has studied voice with J. Susan Brenner. He has performed in and been Music Director of Local Musical Theater. Chris has been Director of Music at St. Paul for more than 30 years. If you haven't seen this man perform, you have missed something special! Chris loves what he does..and it shows! 

  • Lori Seargeant

    Office Administrator  | Phone: (714) 879-8290

    Lori has been working at various churches for the past 30 years and at St. Paul since 2002. Her husband, The Rev. Matthew Seargeant is currently serving at Chino UMC. Married over 30 years, they have two daughters, Jessica and Nicole. Lori spends most of her time enjoying her three grandchildren!  She has a Webmaster Certificate from Cal State Fullerton and worked in the software/digital graphics industry for more than 9 years.