Phone: (805) 526-2429
2949 Alamo Street, Simi Valley, California 93063

Leadership & Staff

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Robert L. Barker III, Pastor

Pastor Barker has been on staff at Trinity since 2007.  He has had roles at the Camp Director, Director of Youth and now Pastor.  Ordained in Public Ministry in 2015 Pastor Barker is honored to serve Trinity and the community of Simi Valley.

He is married to Catherine who both enjoy music and are trained singers. They have two daughters and a son-in-law.

Sarah Britton, Minister of Youth

Sarah joined the staff at Trinity in the fall of 2017.  She was Commissioned as Director of Christian Education in January 2004 and has served at 3 previous congregations.  Sarah’s favorite part of ministry is getting to share the love and grace of Jesus with students of all ages and their families.

Sarah and her husband Chris have two basset hounds and enjoy camping and hiking and generally being outdoors.

Julianne Germain, Office Manager

Julianne Germain began working as the Church Office Manager in July of 2017.  She enjoys camping with her family, and spending time with her husband and daughter. 

You can find Julianne in the Church Office Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 1:00 pm. 

Catherine Barker, Principal

Almost 20 years of teaching experience, with 12 in Lutheran education…K-12. Lead Coordinator for 2017 WASC/NLSA accreditation for GSLS. BS in Theatre Arts, Emerson College. AA in Music, Moorpark College. CBEST certification.

Catherine is married to Robert.

Christina Kun, Preschool Director

Christina, or Ms. Chris, was Called to Trinity to be the Preschool Director in 2013.  She has a BA in Elementary Education with an emphasis is Early Childhood education and a minor in Lutheran teaching from Concordia Portland.  She also has a M. Ed in Curriculum and Instruction from Concordia Irvine. Before becoming an educator, Chris worked in computer programming, customer service and as a computer trainer.  She is married with five children, three step children, and two granddaughters and some animals to make things interesting.  

Dane Costley, Chairman

Dane is the current Chairman of the church Board of Directors.  He is finishing his last term.

Dane is married with two children.

Robby Robinson, Praise Band Dir.

Robby leading our Praise Band during our 9:00 a.m. service.  Robby brings his many years of music industry experience and sometimes friends to provide a unique music ministry here at Trinity.  He also leads our Monday evening music and prayer service Jam’n Java.

Robby and his wife Carla are high school sweethearts who have lived in Simi Valley for many years.

Larry Jarvis, Choir Director

Larry was formerly Prof. of Music at California State University Northridge for 40 years, where he taught voice, music classes and directed choirs. He holds a BM degree from Southern Illinois University and a Master’s Degree in Music from the University of Michigan.

Len Geres, Organist

Len has been leads the music for our Legacy Liturgy services and our weekday evening services.  Len attended Concordia University Nebraska.

Len is married to Theone who is a teacher at Good Shepherd.