Meet Our Team

Say hello to the leadership team at Sebastopol Christian Church

Meet our leadership

Say hello to the leadership team at Sebastopol Christian Church. Got questions for the lead team at SCC? Contact us by clicking here.

Youth Pastor Jim Matteri

We are welcoming Pastor Jim Matteri this Sunday, June 2! Jim is answered prayer and a true blessing to add to our team. With 30 years of Youth Pastoral ministry experience, Jim also brings years of Associate Pastor experience, as well! Come and welcome Jim with us every Sunday at 10 am, and talk with him about our Youth Program!


Kris White - Facilities Manager

Kris White (left in photo) and wife Susan with Barnabus Ministries staff

Kris White and his wife Susan (far left in photo) serve SCC as our Facilities Managers. Kris and Susan have faithfully served our church for more than 10 years. They keep our church spotless and clean and they do it with a cheerful heart! Kris and Susan also run the BARNABUS MINISTRY at SCC, feeding the homeless and providing meals and showers and clothes for the indigent.

Estela Vessels - Office Manager

Estela was raised here in Sebastopol, graduating from Analy High School! (go Tigers!) She loves Christian music, and enjoys time with her daughter, Marina, and Grandsons Ethan and Landon. Prior to coming to Sebastopol Christian, Estela worked at a large medical foundation and enjoyed serving the community. In her spare time she enjoys organic gardening, fishing, camping, anything outdoors. You'll see Estela at the front desk of our church office on Monday through Thursday mornings, and at church on Sundays.

Patty LeDonne - Treasurer

Patty has been attending Sebastopol Christian Church for over 40 years with her family of 6 children and husband, Gary. She has been serving as the church treasurer for the past 20 years. She also sings in a Senior Choir and chairs the Book Club and is on the missions committee. She also loves to attend the Crafting Group that meets on Thursday mornings. Her hobby is quilting. She has made quilts for all of her children, and is working on making them for all of her grandchildren (12!).