Pastors & Directors

Jackson Clelland

Senior Pastor

Rev. Dr. Jackson Clelland serves as the Senior Pastor and Head of Staff of Presbyterian Church of the Master in Mission Viejo. 

Daryl Ellis

Executive Pastor

Rev. Dr. Daryl Ellis serves as PCOM’s Executive Pastor and as pastoral liaison to the Finance, Personnel, Buildings & Grounds, Youth, and Membership & Assimilation Committees. 

Courtney Ellis

Associate Pastor

Rev. Courtney Ellis is PCOM’s Associate Pastor, chief storyteller, communications mastermind, and host of the weekly PCOM Podcast. 

Gene Roberson

Director of Worship

Gene has played the organ and piano since the age of 5.

Jeff Given

Director of AWAKE Worship

Jeff directs and oversees the Awake service in The Commons.

Kathy Harris

Associate Director of Worship

Kathy began her classical music training at age five and continued studying piano during junior high, high school, and in the Department of Music at Texas Tech University, where she first felt God’s call to music ministry.

Matt Becerra

Director of Youth Ministries

Matt loves the community aspect of our church. Bonds and relationships centered around God are the best in life.

Dakota Shyres

Associate Director of Youth Ministries

Part of her job when she worked at Forest Home Christian Camp was to literally chase bears out of the camp center. It was a lot of fun!

Stephanie Cleye

Director of Children's Ministries

After spending 15 years in corporate Human Resources, Stephanie felt called to ministry.

Vanessa Renich

Director of Preschool

How to describe directing our amazing preschool? Try rewarding, crazy, fun, creative, ever-changing, motivating, and challenging. 

Dee Lilly

Parish Assistant

Dee assists with pastoral care of our staff and congregation, care ministry, the Deacons, and women’s ministries.