We are excited to welcome Rev. Emmanuel Penumaka to the Trinity family!

Pastor Emmanuel was born in a Christian family in India. He studied at the United Theological Collage, Bangalore and was ordained by the Andhra Evangelical Lutheran church in India. He worked as a pastor in both rural and urban parishes and served as the Program Secretary of the Student Christian Movement of India, which is affiliated with the World Christian Federation. Later, he completed his Master of Theology at the Lutheran Theological Seminary, Hong Kong and worked as a missionary reaching out to Indians, Nepalese, and Pakistanis. At present, he is completing his doctorate at the Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago.

“As a Christian and as a pastor, I serve and bring God's love to people. I want to nurture people in faith and help you to commit yourselves to serve God and people through church.” – Rev. Emmanuel Penumaka

It is a blessing to welcome you to our church home and family. Trinity is an incredible community of faith, rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, sent into the world to carry the Good News! Whether it is our neighbor next door or around the world, we the people of Trinity seek to carry God's love into the entire world. We strive to make Trinity a sanctuary, a shelter in the midst of life's storms, a safe harbor, and a place where members, visitors, families, and strangers can come together in a community for worship, fellowship, and discipleship. Trinity Lutheran Church is a place where faith is nurtured. It is a church where members and visitors alike are comforted by God's love and challenged by his call; the call to go into the world to "do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with our God.

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