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Meet our new Pastor

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Rev. Brian S. Symonds – Brian, ordained by the PC(USA), will begin serving as Pastor, Head of Staff, at All Peoples Presbyterian Church in Cathedral City, CA in February 2024. Currently he is completing a Doctor of Ministry degree in Missional Leadership from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Brian has a Master of Divinity degree from San Francisco Theological Seminary and a Bachelor degree from California State University, Fullerton. His heart and passion is active within community leadership and ending circumstances of oppression and poverty. He completed a three-year program and other continuing education in Spiritual Direction through Stillpoint: The Center for Christian Spirituality. Recently he has taught leadership, religious, and many other courses, and led different spirituality workshops and retreats, mentors others in Spiritual Direction formation, as well as offers one on one Spiritual Direction in the community and online. Brian and two of his children, Axel and Nathan, reside in Claremont, CA.  

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