Pastor Rich

Pastor Rich

Pastor Rich is a native Californian, received his B.S. in Geology and Religious Studies from the College of Wooster, and earned his M.Div. from San Francisco Theological Seminary.

Prior to coming to Faith Pres, Rev. Poole served as a chaplain in Colorado, as pastor in Texas, and as director of a campus ministry at the University of Oklahoma.


Christian Education

The spiritual education of our children is very important to us. Sunday school is made available to all ages, and children are very involved in the worship services.

Highlights of the Christian education program include: The Christmas Pageant, Tuesday Nite Live, The Community Easter Egg Hunt, and the Rally Day Worship Service


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Our Church

We are a diverse community and we welcome all who wish to be part of this inclusive, multigenerational, and multicultural congregation. Together we seek to find God, to deepen our spiritual awareness, and to experience God’s forgiveness and grace. We seek to live out the spirit of Jesus Christ’s saving presence in the world through equipping and empowering one another for witness and service to all of God’s people here and everywhere.

Media Archives

Missed a Service or want to hear something again? Check out our media archives. Older issues can be viewed by the arrows or search function below this page.

Faith In Action

Cooking Class with Chef and “Food Healer” Scott Sayre

Join us for fellowship hour on April 26 for free samples.

Yard Sale

Come join us for our community yard sale this Saturday starting at 8am. Find new treasures like furniture, dishes, artwork, books and a whole lot more. Refreshments will be available. Donations accepted. Proceeds benefit the ministries of the church.

Disney Movie Night

Toy Story


India Changes Course

Fed up with corruption, dynastic policies and ineffective public services, Indian voters catapulted Narenda Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party to power in the country’s 2014 elections. For voters, Modi embodied real change and an India that wasn’t stumbling, but running, to greatness.books But for the U.S., change in India brings its own set of unknowns, heralding an age ruled by a prime minister new to national office and other policymakers who have been out of the public eye for a decade. Now, the U.S. has to determine how to best secure its interests as India asserts itself on the world stage.

Will this change U.S./Indian partnerships? Will it benefit our economic and political relations with one of the world’s largest democracies? What are your thoughts? Be sure to read Topic #4 and weigh in with your opinion.

Date: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Time: 3:00 to 4:30 PM

Place: Fellowship Hall

Faith Presbyterian Church

5000 Colfax Avenue, Valley Village

(intersection of Colfax & Addison)

RSVP: Regrets only by May 25th to Ginny Hatfield 818-970-4577 or