“Loving the world God loves”
 
Rev. Vincent Arishvara – Pastor
 
Coming from Indonesia to United States in 2002 as an architect, Vincent started working at Trinity as a youth director until he was ordained under PCUSA in February 2013 as an Associate Pastor of Trinity. He stepped in as a temporary pastor of Trinity in September 2013 and was called to be the Pastor of Trinity on January 11, 2015. Received his theology education from Fuller Seminary and San Francisco Theological Seminary (SFTS). He lives happily with wife, Vania Hendratna and their two children, Viola and Varen. He loves anything that has something to do with art, music, writing, philosophy, and of course, theology.
 
cellphone: 408-476-2495; email: v.arishvara@sjtrinity.org
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Carol Van Wyk – Ministry Director
 
Carol has served in several local churches and joined Trinity in 2011. She has three children and 5 grandchildren who all live in San Jose. She enjoys hiking and reading, and spending time with her family.
Coming from Chicago originally, she loves the diversity of California and especially the ocean. Serving Trinity is not just a vocation but an opportunity to minister and care for the people.
 
email: c.vanwyk@sjtrinity.org
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Susie Smare – Outreach Director
 
Susie’s passion is to show God’s love in practical ways, being Jesus’ hands and feet to the people in her community and abroad. Being Director of the Food Pantry gives her ample opportunity to live out that passion and share that heartbeat with others. She has relished the challenge of making nutritious food available to as many as possible in the neighborhood since she opened the Pantry with Trinity’s support in 2011. Before taking on this role, she was a Middle school science teacher for 25 years until her retirement in 2010. When she’s not up to her elbows in canned goods and fresh produce, she enjoys spending time with her husband Ron, her three adult children and three adorable grandchildren any chance she can get.
 
email: susiesmare@gmail.com
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Laura Barragan – Choir Director
 
Laura Barragán is a young soprano and graduate of West Valley College with an AA in Music. She currently is pursuing a double major in Vocal Performance and Music Education at San Jose State University. Laura teaches beginning piano and voice and she currently teaches at Willow Glen Music School. Her interest in music is driven by her love of performing. She has sung in various choirs, including West Valley Chamber Singers with Lou de la Rosa and SJSU Choraliers with Dr. Jeffrey Benson, for the past five years. She also enjoys taking part in opera theater classes and local musical theater productions. 
 
email: lauraelizabeth115@gmail.com
Grace Setiowati – Preschool and Nursery Director
 
Grace grew up in Indonesia and came to the United States in 2004.  Formerly a computer engineer, she is currently homeschooling her two children.  She is currently also serving as Children’s Ministry Director of GKI (the Indonesian church).
 

 email: grace.setiowati@gmail.com

 
 
 
 
 
   
 
Julie Denholm – Children’s Director
 
Julie dedicated her life fully to our Lord and Savior at the age of 19 and has served in various ministry capacities for over three decades including leading worship and teaching young children. She also served for five years with “Youth with a Mission” known as YWAM. She has served on teams in the mission field to the underprivileged population including orphan children. Julie received her AA & AS in Early Childhood Education from West Valley College, a BA in Organizational Management from Bethany University and is currently pursuing an MA in Human Development with an emphasis in
Leadership in Early Childhood Education.
Her passion is through example and encouragement to influence this next generation to reach their full potential in their God given destiny. She loves composing songs, playing the guitar, piano, and leading worship. Julie looks forward to serving children of the Trinity family.
 
email: julie_denholm@hotmail.com
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Jerry Prawiharjo – Media & Technology Director
 
Jerry maintains the audio-visual technology to ensure a smooth worship. He can otherwise be found tweaking lasers, or at home with his family.

Elders:

Jim Cogan
Mike Cox
Scott Haywood
Paul Johnson
Tom Kay – Treasurer
Bill Laxier
Barbara Maypark
Portia Mendenhall – Clerk
Bill Rupp
Patrick Sullivan
Vern Von Raesfeld
George Walker – President
 
 
 
 
 

Deacons:

Lupe Arrighi
Glenna Avilla
Jennifer Bohac
JoAnn Busse
Marilyn Haines
Marge Laxier
Diane Livingston
Tessa Lopez – Coordinator
Liz Myers
Valerie Sonner
John Woodford