“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
Rev. Makalea Kim-Darmer
Children’s Director  
(Pre-school & K-5) 
Community Outreach   
                                       
Makalea is an Ordained Pastor under United Evangelical Churches with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology.  She has served in ministry on Worship Teams and other areas including staff positions as Church Secretary, Children’s Pastor and Pastoral Care.  She also volunteers as a Chaplain at Good Samaritan Hospital and at Marketplace Chaplains and at the preschool on premises. Her passions are many which currently or have included Advocate Speaker for needy children and families for World Vision, music, dance and theater productions, teaches piano, Polynesian dance, Red Cross CPR/First Aid and founded Ha’i Ola Hula Ministry, a non-profit organization dedicated to “Preach Salvation to All Creation”. Her desire is to teach others to use their gifts and talents for an audience of One…Jesus Christ.
 
Makalea is also passionate about helping those in need and is now in charge of our bimonthly Food Pantry.
 
email: RevMaka@gmail.com
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Laura Barragan
Worship Director
 
Laura Barragán is a young soprano and graduate of West Valley College with an AA in Music. She recently received her BA with 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
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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.
 
 
Patrick Allen (Not Pictured)
Logan Calder (Not Pictured) 
Assistant Sound Techs
 
Bob Aguiar (Not Pictured) 
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Session –

Elders:

Mike Cox
Tessa Lopez
Mike Mendenhall
Tim Parmentier 
Susie Smare
Patrick Sullivan
John Woodford
 
Officers:
 
President – Mike Mendenhall
Treasurer Patrick Sullivan
Financial Consultant – Imelda Solihin
Secretary Bill Rupp
Clerk of Session  Meggyn Watkins
 
 
 
 

 

Deacons:

Glenna Avilla
Donna Cox
Sylvia McGill
Linda Watkins
Susie Woodford – Coordinator
 
Rev. Makalea Kim-Darmer – Advisor