Our Leadership 2017-08-21T13:37:59+00:00


The Rev. Timothy Eichler

We welcomed Pastor Tim to our congregation, February 1, 2017. Pator Tim comes to King of Kings after serving on the Church’s behalf as a chaplain in the U.S. Navy for 30 years. As a chaplain, he has served on aircraft carriers, with Marines at Camp Pendleton and Okinawa, and in the Pentagon. In August 2016 he was invited to address the ELCA Churchwide Assembly on behalf of Federal Chaplains.

He was raised in the Lutheran Church, and is a life-long learner. Since graduating from Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, Pastor Tim completed Joint Professional Military Education Phase I in 1998 through the Naval War College Non-Resident Program; earned his Doctor of Ministry at Luther Seminary in 2001; was awarded a Master or Arts in International Relations from Salve Regina University, Newport, Rhode Island; and is currently enrolled in the St. Steven’s Program, Antiochian House of Studies, Applied Orthodox Theology.

Pastor Tim likes to walk, bike, swim, read, and enjoy God’s creation. He and his wife Cindy have three daughters, Elizabeth, Rachel, and Rebekah.


Council President, David Kupka

Council Vice-President, Pete Aadland

Council Secretary, Jeff Grasz

Treasurer, Don Miller

Recording Secretary, Prudence Hay

Financial Secretary, Nancy Whitlock


Janice Osborne, Officer Manager: Janice has been the Office Manager at King of Kings since 2013. Janice moved to California four and a half years ago from Michigan where she was the Office Manager for the First United Methodist Church for 20 years and the First Baptist Church for 3 years, both in Adrian, Michigan. Janice has four grown children and eleven grandchildren scattered around the US. Janice loves working in church office settings and enjoys the interaction with the parishioners and visitors to the church.

Music Director, Michael Blinco

Organist, Emily Holzer

Worship Music Assistant, Whit Aadland

Custodian, Brandy Stark