pic - Pastors - Ron Bio picDr. Svendsen has served at Valley Presbyterian Church as Senior Pastor for the past 28 years. A native of Southern California, he attended college locally and received a Masters of Arts in Religion from Cal State LA, a Masters of Divinity Degree from Westminster Seminary in Philadelphia and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Reformed Theological Seminary.

Ron received a call to preach God's Word early and began preaching in Los Angeles coffee houses at the age of 17. By God's grace he has never lost his passion to make known the Gospel. He and his wife, Gail have raised three wonderful children, Andrew, Graham, and Sydney, who by God's electing mercy have come to faith in the Savior.

Ron enjoys time with his family, a good read, and fly fishing in Montana.

Pastor Ron can be reached at: or 818-894-9200