Meet The Staff

 

Rev. Jennifer Dee

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, running, spending time with youth and blogging about faith and life.  She and her husband, Billy, can be found walking, taking pictures, home brewing, cooking or relaxing with Marley, their cat. E-Mail

Rev. Mark Christy

Interim Pastor
Pastor Mark is a native of Connecticut but now lives in Wyomissing, PA.  He received his MDiv from the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, as well as a Master of Sacred Theology degree in Liturgical Theology.  He was ordained in 1988.  From 2003 until May of 2020, he served as the chaplain at the Reading Hospital and Medical Center.  His spouse, Dr. Kelley Crozier, is the Department Chair of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Reading Hospital.  He has two adult children; his daughter Julia is finishing her MFA in creative writing at Adelphi University in New York and his son Quinn is a junior at Columbia College of  Fine Arts In Chicago, IL.  He enjoys reading, playing the guitar and bee keeping in his leisure time.

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

Nancy Flory

Administrative Assistant

Nancy lives in South Heidelberg Township and is a member of St. John’s (Hain’s) UCC. She and her husband, Curt, are the parents of Michael (wife Sarah) and Caryn (husband Luke) and the grandparents to five wonderful and energetic grandchildren. After working many years as a legal secretary, she began employment in 1991 at the Conrad Weiser Area School District as a high school secretary. She retired in 2016 from her position as Secretary to the Superintendent and Board Recording Secretary.  In her spare time, Nancy enjoys gardening, reading, biking, kayaking, and most of all spending time with family. 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 was born in Mifflenburg, Pa, but spent most of her youth in Womelsdorf as a member of Trinity.  Sarah graduated from Conrad Weiser High School, earned a degree in music education from Susquehanna University, and a master degree in choral conducting from Messiah College. she is currently the choral director at Conrad Weiser High School.  Sarah and her husband, Colin, live in Wernersville with their children, Charlotte and Declan, and their dog, Dexter.

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 became a member of Trinity in 1989.  He has two adult sons – Alex & Kyle, and one dog – Elle (a chocolate goldendoodle).  Craig has been working at Trinity for more than 25 years and has seen many good changes since starting as sexton in 1996, including the major renovation project that took place in the late ’90s.  Craig works full time at Conrad Weiser High School, and spends his nights and weekends keeping Trinity looking good.  In his spare time he likes spending time with his dog, riding bike, or wood working in his shop, and he enjoys building scenery for the Conrad Weiser musicals.

Vicar Amy Smith

Seminary Intern 2021-2022
Vicar Amy is a native of Pittsburgh, PA, and comes to Trinity for a capstone internship to complete her MDiv requirements at United Lutheran Seminary.   She has more than thirty years in the field of education and mental health, working as a school psychologist to promote and improve outcomes for students, staff, and families.  She is married to Julie Kinzel  and together they live in Skippack, PA with their two dogs and  their cat.  Vicar Amy enjoys woodworking and genealogy research in her spare time, and loves to spend time with her friends and family.