Pastors & Staff

Thomas Cowell

Partnership Pastor

Pastor Cowell was born and raised in Reinbeck, Iowa.  He graduated from the University of Northern Iowa and Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, IN.  He has served as the Partnership Pastor of Trinity and St. John's in Burt since 2017.

Thomas is married to his wife Hannah and they have three daughters, Penelope, Amelia, and Magdalena. 

Henry Friedrich

Pastor Emeritus

Henry served nearly twenty years as Visitation Pastor at Trinity following his retirement from full-time ministry in Iowa, Oregon, and North Dakota.

Bonita Meyer

Administrative Assistant

Bonita is the heart of the church office. She coordinates the various tasks, calendars, and printing projects that keep the church running smoothly.

Pam Gogerty

Music Director

Pam serves at the organist and music director for all of our worship services and events. She coordinates the choir and special music throughout the year and shares her talents on the organ and piano.