Trinity Lutheran Church Senior Pastor

 

hesseRev. Dr. Brian J. Hesse

Email: seniorpastor@trinityama.org

Married: Janelle (1997)

Children: Caleb and Cameron

 
 
Served Trinity Since:
July 1, 2001 (Installed as Senior Pastor July 11, 2004)
Favorite Bible Verse:
“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9
Ministry Joys:
Working with youth, helping members realize their gifts so that they might share them with others. Assisting congregations to reach out to anyone outside the faith!
Personal Mission:
Empowering others to encounter the saving Christ.
Education:
B.A. Lutheran Elementary Education: Concordia University Wisconsin; Mequon, WI. (1997)
M. Div. Pastoral Theology: Concordia Seminary: St. Louis, MO. (2001)
Doctor of Ministry in Missional Pastoral Leadership: Concordia Seminary: St. Louis, MO. (2018)

Trinity Lutheran Church Associate Pastor

 

Rev. Ricky Black

Email: rblack@trinityama.org

Married: Sarah (1996)

Children: Micah, Nathan and Michal

 
 
Served Trinity Since:
Started as SMP Vicar in 2016; Ordained as Pastor to Trinity Lutheran, July, 2019.
Favorite Bible Verse: 
“The Lord is my shepherd I shall not want” Psalm 23:1
Ministry Joys:
Sharing Christ in the Woodlands neighborhood of Amarillo and serving in Word and Sacrament ministry so others can experience God’s love each day.
Personal Mission:
Walk with Light!
Education:
Bachelor of Arts: Concordia University Texas; Austin, TX. (1996)
Specific Ministry Pastor (SMP) Certification: Concordia Seminary: St. Louis, MO. (2018)