Rev. Nicole Trotter, Pastor
Nicole has been serving Marin County churches since 2002. She began as a Christian Education Director working with children and teens at Mt Tam UMC in Mill Valley, and moved on to Westminster Presbyterian as Director of Family Ministry in Tiburon in 2009. Raising two children in Marin these past 20 years, she has enjoyed building many connections with other parents, schools, non profit organizations as well as other churches in Marin County.
Now happily settled in at St. Luke, she brings creativity, energy, warmth and a genuine spirit to her ministry with thanksgiving and joy.
Mdiv-SFTS -Recipient of The David Esler Award in Homiletics for preaching, 2015
BFA in Acting -SUNY Purchase 1987
Lora East, Director of Family Ministry
Lora East completed her Masters of Divinity from San Francisco Theological Seminary in May 2016, and is working on a Masters in Inter-religious Studies from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley. She is also training to become a spiritual director in the seminary's Diploma in the Art of Spiritual Direction program. Lora is originally from Houston, and lived in Chicago before moving to San Anselmo for graduate school. She is on the ordination track in the PC(USA) and hopes to become a Presbyterian pastor. Before moving to California, Lora worked at a synagogue in Chicago as the assistant to the clergy and worked with youth. Since moving to California, she has worked with children heading up the Sunday School at Sleepy Hollow Presbyterian Church, and interned at the Marin Interfaith Council.