Meet Our Staff

Stan Taylor

Senior Pastor
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Pastor Stan found the Lord as His Savior while serving in Vietnam as a U.S. Marine. Upon discharge, he married his beautiful wife Daisy, attended a Foursquare Bible College, and began ministry in the Foursquare Denomination.

Since 1977, Pastor Stan has served as a college development director, Youth Pastor, Christian school teacher and Principal, Associate Pastor, and Senior Pastor. He has served as a Senior Pastor since 1988 in one independent church and three Foursquare churches.

He and Daisy celebrated 44 years of marriage in 2017.  They have two grown, identical twin daughters, and enjoy five grandchildren.  Sadly, after a two year battle with cancer, Daisy passed into the arms of her Lord Jesus, on March 19, 2018.  Pastor Stan carries on in God’s strength, believing Him for awesome things to come in ministering the life of Jesus to New Horizon Church.

Pastor Stan Taylor

Philip Ott

Associate Pastor

Pastor Phil was born in Burbank, Ca. and grew up in the San Fernando Valley. He came to the lord at a youth summer camp at the age of 13, a few years later became a prodigal and returned to the Lord at 31.

Pastor Phil met his wife Kathy, in 1989 and was married in 1991, he has three wonderful stepdaughters and two amazing grand children. They attended a non-denominational church in Arleta, while attending Phil served as a deacon for 9 years, taught a weekly marriage class and childern’s church, oversaw a marriage mentoring program, worked with FamilyLife Marriage Conferences, instructed men’s purity classes and worked as event coordinator for the church.

God moved Pastor Phil and Kathy to New Horizon in 2011, Where he was licensed for associate pastor in 2015 and serves in this capacity. Pastor Phil and Kathy work to bring healing, restoration and hope to the body through marriage classes, Men’s and Women’s Bible Study, counseling, mentoring and loving people that we may build the body up in Christ.

Nancee Rodriguez

Preschool Director
I am the Director of Fruitful Steps Learning Center Preschool at New Horizon Church.
Our mission is to provide children and families a quality, year round educational child care center. Our program will offer a variety of hands-on and teacher directed learning activities that will encourage both individual and group growth. Our focus is on Christian values, basic life skills and school readiness in a safe, caring, and fun environment.

Tom Reed

Administrative Pastor
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Pastor Tom found the Lord at a Kathryn Kuhlman meeting at the Shrine auditorium after accepting an invitation from Jeanette. While working in his secular career of over 30 years, mostly in banking, he also served the Lord in a variety of positions in the local church. He served as a Sunday School Teacher, Junior High Leader, Evangelism Explosion Trainer, and other positions. He served in leadership as an elder, served on the Church Council for 30 years as well as Church Treasurer for 25 years.

In the beginning of 2008 Tom transitioned to a staff position and eventually received his credentials. Tom joined us at New Horizon Church in March, 2012.

Tom has been married to his wife Jeanette for 39 years and they have a grown son Gabriel who also attends New Horizon with them. They are exciting about what is happening at New Horizon now and are excited to see their roles in ministering Jesus to the surrounding community.