Our Staff

Senior Pastor – Rev. Stan Temme

Cell: 812-470-5007      Email: pastor@tldarm.orgPastor Temme

Pastor Temme has served Trinity since 2014.  He was born and raised in Darmstadt and baptized and confirmed at Trinity.  He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and formerly worked in the aerospace and plastics industries.  He received a Master of Divinity degree from Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne in 2008.  Before receiving the Call to Trinity, Pastor Temme served in the parish in northern Indiana.  He is currently working on his Doctor of Ministry degree while in the parish.  Pastor Temme and his wife, Linda, have six children, Lydia, David, Ruth, Lois, Silas, and Jonathan.

Assistant Pastor – Rev. Keith Knea

Cell: 920-285-9719     Email: pastorknea@gmail.com

Pastor Knea has served Trinity since 2017.  He was born and baptized in Evansville and grew up in Michigan.  He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from GMI Engineering and Management Institute/Kettering University.  He received a Master of Divinity degree from Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne in 2008.  Before receiving the Call to Trinity, Pastor Knea served in parishes in Wisconsin and Indiana.  He currently works full time at Case Engineering and part time as assistant pastor at Trinity.  Pastor Knea and his wife, Sara, have three children, Elizabeth, Joshua, and Joseph.

Director of Early Childhood Ministry – Breenna Smith

Brenna is an LCMS Commissioned Teacher and will be installed as directBreenna Smithor of our early childhood ministry in the fall of 2018.  She was born, baptized, and confirmed in the Lutheran Church and attended Lutheran high school near Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  She received her Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education with Special Education Endorsement from Concordia University Chicago in 2013.  She has taught in Lutheran schools in Missouri and Washington.  Breenna and her husband, Robbie, have one son, Luka.

Office Manager – Trisha Letterman

Office: 812-867-5279    Email: trisha@tldarm.org

Trisha has served Trinity as office manager for over 20 years.  She was born and raised in Evansville and baptized and confirmed at Trinity.  She received a bachelor’s degree from Western Kentucky University.

Custodian – Doris Turpin

Doris has served Trinity as custodian for over 20 years.  She was born and raised in Darmstadt and baptized and confirmed at Trinity.

Organist – Kevin Ellerbusch

Kevin has served Trinity as organist since 2014.  He received a Master’s Degree in organ performance from the University of Evansville.

Director of Music – Jeff Sensmeier

Jeff has served Trinity as choir director and now director of music since 2015.  He was born and raised in Darmstadt and baptized and confirmed at Trinity.

Officers and Board Directors

Chairman – Bob Eberhart

Assistant Chairman – John Brock

Secretary – Chanda Ramsey

Treasurer – Mark Pries

Elders – Keith Kahre

Outreach – Chuck Fellwock

Properties – Alan Letterman

Stewardship – Valerie Eberhart

Social Ministry – Crystal Kahre

Finance – Jeff Sensmeier

Education – Sue Laughbaum

Parish Fellowship – Trisha Letterman

Youth Fellowship – Alan Letterman

Cemetery Sexton – Ron Korff