Church Staff and Contact Information
Pr. Steve Harms
Pr. Steve has an Masters of Divinity (M.Div) and his MA in Theatre Arts, and his years in ministry have taken him from the streets of the Tenderloin in San Francisco to the streets of Danville. Steve has previously served as the President of the Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County and remains actively engaged in deepening Interfaith connections within the community. Pr. Steve provides compassionate pastoral care and is a gifted preacher who enjoys creative worship. Steve has maintained a long-standing involvement in and passion for justice advocacy and is a teacher of Tai Chi Chuan. Steve and Bev have three sons. Theologically empowered within his own tradition, he feels free to explore, learn about, encourage and celebrate other faith traditions.
Pr. Margareta Dahlin Johansson
Pr. Margareta was selected by the Diocese of Stockholm to be trained as a Spiritual Director in 1996 along with her ministry as an ordained Hospital Chaplain at the Karolinska University Hospital from 1977-1998 where she was a Senior Chaplain with a special focus on Women and Children. She is also a graduate of St. Luke’s Institute in Stockholm with a Diploma in Therapy. She’s a founder of the Forum for Medical Ethics (1992-1998) – an interdisciplinary work group of physicians, nurses and theologians at the Karolinska Hospital. Pr. Margareta has provided Pastoral Care in congregations in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Danville, California. She works in both English and Svenska/Swedish.
Rev. Elizabeth Chandler Felts
Elizabeth grew up in a small mining town in southern Illinois and received degrees from Northwestern University and Harvard Divinity School. She was ordained in the United Church of Christ and has served churches in Boston, Chicago and the San Francisco Bay area. In addition to her work as Minister of Adult Education at Peace Lutheran, Elizabeth is a full-time chaplain for Hospice of the East Bay. Elizabeth has a daughter Abigail and a spirited golden retriever, Mabel. Elizabeth is a daily runner, enjoys cooking, baking, reading, Bach and bluegrass and is rarely without a Pepsi in her Prius cup holder.