Jeff Shaffer

Founder of the Uffizi Mission Project

    Jeff Shaffer has been married for 25 years. He is married to Julia and has three children – Kairos, Kennah, and Kalum. From 1992 to 2005 he was a pastor at Community Covenant Church in Goleta, and for the past eight years has been working with Christian Associates as the founder of the Uffizi Mission Project ( He formerly worked for the Turner Foundation, which owns the Village Apartments on the West Side. His primary work is on the West Side of Santa Barbara and with Friends without Homes through both the work of Uffizi and Common Ground Santa Barbara (