• The rev. astor yelangueuzian

    Senior Pastor

    A long-time resident of the Los Angeles area, Fr. Astor has a great love for this city and is extremely passionate about sharing the good news of Jesus with his community. Soon after completing his ThM degree in New Testament studies from Princeton Theological Seminary, he took up Holy Orders and was ordained to the Deaconate in 2018, with plans of eventually being consecrated to the Priesthood. His education also includes a MDiv from Fuller Theological Seminary (2007-2011) and a BA in Biblical Studies from Azusa Pacific University (2005-2007). He and his lovely wife, Narineh, are the blessed parents of their two sons, Sebastian and John-Paul. In his free time, he enjoys dinning at new restaurants, watching sports, listening to classical music, and reading books at local coffee shops. 


  • The Rev. steve kennedy

    assisting priest

    Fr. Steve has served at St. David’s as a priest since 2009 and as a Deacon from 2006 to 2009.  Fr. Steve earned a Master of Divinity degree at Fuller Theological Seminary in 2005 and an MBA from Columbia University.  During the week, Fr. Steve is the Chief Financial Officer of Los Angeles Christian Health Centers.  In his spare time, he enjoys movies, theater, NFL football, reading and time with friends.

  • The Rev. Deacon Dianne Charves

    Deacon-in-charge of pastoral care

    Born in Somerset, KY, Deacon DiAnne has been a member of St. David's Church since the 1970s. At St. David's she serves in many ministry capacities. She currently serves in Teaching Ministry, Prayer Ministry and Pastoral Care Ministry. DiAnne is widowed and has two grandchildren. She loves reading, listening to music and on a non-crowded beach day she loves watching the lively play of the ocean.


  • janet palmer

    administrator & treasurer

    Born and raised in Southern California, Janet has been a member of St. David’s since 1968. After attending business college, she was hired in 1985 as the Parish Secretary and over time has taken on more responsibility; serving now as the Administrator and Treasurer. Janet enjoys watching professional tennis, is an avid hockey fan, likes spending time outdoors, reading, and spending time with family and friends.


  • Tanya Oldson

    media administrator & Worship leader

    A Burbank native and John Burroughs High School graduate, Tanya joined St. Jude's Church in 1998, and starting in 2012 served as the Parish Administrator there for four years until the congregation merged with St. David's in 2016.  She now serves as Media Administrator and is also blessed to be one of the church's Worship Leaders. She enjoys hockey, movies, reading, musical theater, reading, sewing and spending time with God, family, and friends.