108 South Robeson Street, Robesonia, PA 19551 - (610) 693-6062

Meet The Staff

Rev. Bill Weiser

Senior Pastor
Pastor Bill was born in Hershey, PA. He says, “Chocolate made me what I am today.” He graduated from Susquehanna University, and the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg. His first parish was in Millmont, PA, where he served for nine years. Pastor Bill has been married to Gwen for 25 years. They have four children. The Weiser Family also has a dog, Connie (short for Conrad…get it?!). Pastor Bill enjoys cooking and painting for relaxation. E-Mail

Rev. Jennifer Dee

Associate Pastor
Pastor Jen was born and bred in New England.  She spent 18 summers at Camp Calumet Lutheran as a camper and staff member up in New Hampshire.  She attended Keene State College (Keene, NH) followed by several years of teaching and youth work before  attending  the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.  Her first call was to a congregation in Loogootee, IN, so she is happy to be back in the North East, closer to friends and family in New England.  She has a passion for singing, cooking, spending time with youth and blogging about faith and life.  She is recently married and her husband, Billy, lives and works in Pottstown.  When they are not traveling between their two homes, Pastor Jen and Billy can be found walking, taking pictures, cooking or relaxing with Marley, their cat. E-Mail

Robin Lupowitz

Treasurer & Office Manager
Robin was born in Reading and grew up in Sinking Spring, PA.  She graduated from Bloomsburg University with a B.S. in Accounting and received her M.B.A. in finance from Widener University.  In February of 2005, Robin was hired as Trinity’s treasurer and now finds herself managing much more than just the finances!  She is married to Jeffrey (doctor of chiropractic) since November of 1985.  Together they raised two sons, Samuel and Jeremy.  They currently reside in Wyomissing and can often be found walking or biking the trails at Gring’s Mill or Middle Creek. E-Mail

Kathie Matthew

Administrative Assistant
Kathie grew up in Wernersville and spent most of her life in the Conrad Weiser school system, first as a student, and after graduating from Millersville University, as an English teacher and, for 31 years, the middle school librarian.  In August of 2014, three months after retiring from her teaching career, she began working part-time in Trinity’s office.

Kathie also serves as the Treasurer/Financial Secretary for her home church, St. Paul’s UCC in Robesonia, where she sings in the choir and volunteers with many of their ministries.  Kathie and her husband Dennis are the parents of two grown sons, Zachary and Peter. Currently living in Lower Heidelberg Township, Kathie and Dennis are now empty nesters, spoiling their cocker spaniel Izzy and enjoying travel to Maine.   In her spare time Kathie likes to read, garden, sew, and visit antique stores. E-Mail

Chris Kennedy

Director of Christian Education & Youth
Chris is a Berks county native and proud Penn State graduate. She received her degree in Family Studies and worked for over 25 years as a social worker.  In 2010 she was happy to join Trinity as a staff member after being a member of the congregation and volunteer for many years. Chris and her husband Doug have been married over 25 years and live in Wyomissing. Their son Jacob recently took off for college in Florida making them empty nesters. Their clan includes 4 adult children and 4 grandsons. When Chris isn’t hanging out with the awesome youth at Trinity she enjoys cooking and traveling. E-Mail

Darin Lewis

Organist & Director of Music
Darin is currently on the faculty at Lafayette College.  He grew up in California. Having studied in New England, he met his wife in grad school and never returned west.  Darin has been a church musician for over fifteen years.  He holds degrees from USC, City College in New York, Yale University, and his Doctorate in Music Education from Boston University.  He is the founder and artistic director of the Simpatico Ensemble.  He lives in Emmaus with his wife, two children and his dog Lucy.

Sarah McGrory

Cherub & Youth Choir Director
Sarah McGrory is the director of the Youth and Cherub Choirs at Trinity. Sarah was born in Mifflinburg, PA, but spent most of her youth in Womelsdorf as a member of Trinity. Sarah is a 2006 graduate of Conrad Weiser and a 2010 graduate of Susquehanna University. She is currently the music teacher at Conrad Weiser West Elementary School and teaches at a private piano studio. Sarah and her husband, Colin, live in Wernersville where they enjoy traveling, puzzles, and time with family.

Linda Holt

Seraph & Teen Choir Director

Linda graduated from Wilson High with a music award and got her associates degree in Arts at RACC.  She has sung and played professionally with her twin sister since they were 14 years of age for festivals, schools, churches and clubs locally and on the road. She has recorded 4 CDs.  The Holt Twins are still preforming along with their band TwinSister.  Linda also plays in the Conrad Weiser pit for their annual musical.  She has been a Trinity member since 1999 but if you don’t see her at Trinity every Sunday, it is because she is also Sr. Choir Director, Organist & Contemporary Worship Leader at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Schaefferstown.

Katie Mazurek

Bell Choir Director                                                                                   

Katie graduated from Wilson High School in West Lawn and attended Millersville University, where she earned her BSE in Music Education and West Chester University, where she earned her Masters Degree in Music Education.  Katie teaches music at Penn-Bernville Elementary School in Bernville.  When she’s not teaching, Katie enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

 

Craig Matthew

Sexton
Craig and his wife Karen were married at Trinity in 1989 and he joined the church soon after.  They have two sons Alex & Kyle and two dogs Maya (a black standard poodle) and Elle (a chocolate goldendoodle).  Craig has been working at Trinity for 18 years and has seen many good changes since starting as sexton in 1996 including the renovation project.  In his spare time he likes spending time with his dogs, riding bike, or wood working in his shop and enjoys building scenery for the Conrad Weiser musicals.

Karen Matthew

Sexton
Karen, her parents and three sisters came to Trinity when she was in the 3rd grade. She was confirmed here, married here and both of her sons have gone from baptism through confirmation here as well. She became the assistant sexton during the last week of October in 1996. She has seen this church go through a number of changes in those years. She teaches 6th grade Special Ed. at Conrad Weiser Middle School and is busy with college courses, schoolwork, her ever-changing family and a new puppy!