Matt Coburn, Pastor For Small Groups, Family Ministry & Preaching Coordination
Matt Coburn is married to Brandi, and they have two children, Elliot (Eli) and Katrina. Matt grew up in Boston and Pittsburgh, while Brandi grew up in Carlisle, PA. They met while serving in campus ministry in the northeast and in Asia, and were married in 2007. Matt was educated at Princeton University (BA 1991) and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (1996), while Brandi studied at Washington and Jefferson (BA 1996) and University of Connecticut (MA 1998). They love cooking and hospitality, quiet afternoons playing with their kids, being involved in world missions (both have served in Central America, Europe, and Asia), and being a part of gospel communities wherever they go. They are looking forward to seeing what God has in store for Trinity and for the city of New Haven. Matt's co-pastor responsibilities include overseeing Trinity's small groups, family and children's ministry, preaching schedule, and Trinity's ministry to internationals.
Greg Hendrickson, Pastor For Staff Coordination, Member Integration & College Ministry
Greg grew up in the suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts. He came to New Haven in 1999 to study at Yale. As a student, he began attending Trinity and got involved in the Night Runners homeless ministry. After graduation, he worked for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at Yale, Wesleyan, and Albertus Magnus for eight years, while serving as a deacon and later an elder at Trinity. Greg has been married to Jane since 2008 and they have two children, Nathan and Grace. They are excited to be part of what God is doing at Trinity and in New Haven. Greg's pastoral responsibilities include college ministry, urban outreach, welcoming newcomers, and coordinating the staff. Greg received his M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in 2011.
Nick Lauer, Pastor For Corporate Worship And Youth Ministry
Nick and his wife Beth have lived in New Haven since 2005, and are excited to be a part of what God is doing in and through Trinity. Originally from Pennsylvania, Nick received his B.A. from Messiah College (2003) and his M.Div. from Yale Divinity School (2008). In his spare time, you'll probably find Nick enjoying the markets on Orange St. with his family, pillaging used bookstores, or hiking through East Rock Park. He and Beth have been married since 2004 and have two children, Jack and Claire. In addition to preaching and teaching, Nick's pastoral responsibilities include overseeing the corporate worship services, youth ministry, adult Sunday school, and men's ministry.
Michelle Hixson, Administrative Assistant
Michelle & her husband Brent have been in CT since 2007. Originally from Prince Edward Island, Canada, Michelle holds a B.A. in Bible from Maritime Christian College. Brent & Michelle spend their free time beach combing and hiking and Michelle has been known to play & sing a tune or two. Michelle is excited to be able to use her administrative skills in the church office as she supports the various ministries & staff at Trinity.