Meet the Leadership

Chris headshot fine tuned 11 2020 Chris Oliveri,  Senior Pastor

  • Favorite verse: Psalm 27:4 "One thing I have asked from the LORD, that I shall seek: That I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, To behold the beauty of the LORD And to meditate in His temple."
  • Graduated from Cal State Los Angeles in 1991 with a Bachelors in Guitar Performance with an emphasis in Jazz Studies.
  • Favorite things to do include: mountain biking, hiking and talking with Janet his wife of 29 years, catching up with his son Grant and daughter-in-law, Kami, listening to music and watching stage perfomances of his daughter Sophia, reading stories or making music with his daughter Grace, spending time with the family in the Bible, playing guitar, watching good sci-fi, home coffee roasting, reading a good biography, sitting down for a good cup of coffee at Peets. Or better yet sitting down with a good biography and a good cup of coffee at Peets. 
  • Taught the guitar classes at The Master’s University from 1996 – 1998.
  • Graduated from The Master’s Seminary in May of 1998.
  • Served as Associate Pastor and later as Senior Pastor of Hope Bible Church in Los Angeles, California from 1998-2008.
  • Began serving as Senior Pastor of Clayton Valley Church in June of 2008.
  • Completed Doctor of Ministry degree at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in October of 2021.
  • Currently serves on the Board of Directors of Berean Christian High School, Walnut Creek, CA.



Andrew S 2022 for website       Andrew Sanders, Associate Pastor of Music and Student Ministries 

  • Favorite Verse: John 17:3 "And this is eternal life, that they may know You the only true God and Jesus Christ whom You have sent."
  • Andrew Sanders was born to a wonderful Christian family and raised in Concord, California. He was saved at the age of 6, and grew up attending and serving at Clayton Valley Church before he joined the staff full-time in 2009. He and his wife Adrian live in Concord with their four boys Trentin, Owen, Flynn and Paxton.


Eric E Eric Ellingson, Director of Community Life

John Kel John Kelleghan, Administrator 

Mary resized Mary Runyon, Director of Children's Ministries 


                     Cindy Klobuchar, Executive Assistant

Janet O Janet Oliveri, Executive Assistant

Charlotte M Charlotte Miller, Bookkeeper


Brandon Cox Brandon Cox         Paul Guimbatan - for web rev 1 Paul Guimbatan   


 Ben resized Ben Lou      Don M Deacon Portrait   Don Meyer  

Dan M Dan Miller       Brice N. Deacon Portrait Brice Ngassam

 Phil Sanders for web Phil Sanders        Steven S 2022 for website Steven Schmitz                          

 Chris S Chris Sodergren




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