Rev. Thomas D. Prochaska - Interim Pastor
Pastor Tom Prochaska and his wife Candy moved to Hyde Park in Chicago in 2014 to live closer to their children. Their son, Micah and daughter-in-law Lindsey and their two grandchildren (Layla and Mattias) live in Hyde Park, as does their daughter Meryl. Their daughter Megan, who is engaged to Kevin, lives in Somerville, Massachusetts. Megan and Kevin will be married in Chicago on September 29th.
Pastor Prochaska has served as pastor of congregations in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio as well as serving two congregations as interim pastor, London, Ohio, and Mt. Zion in Oak Lawn.
Pastor Prochaska will be in the church office on Monday and Tuesday each week this summer as well as leading worship on Saturday evening and Sunday morning. He looks forward to working with the Trinity staff, supporting their ministry as well as working with Trinity leaders during this time of transition. He looks forward to meeting Trinity members and friends. We pray that God bless this interim ministry as together pastor, members and friends seek to remain faithful to our calling and faithful to our Lord.
Linda Bensen - Minister of Word and Service
Parish Worker at Trinity since 1968. In the part time position of Word and Service – Linda assists with hospital visits, homebound communion visits and does trip planning for “Trinity Travelers”. Linda currently serves on these community organizations - Oak Lawn Community Partnership Committee and the Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn Board.
Marianne Izzo - Church Secretary
Church Secretary for Trinity Lutheran Church. Mother of 3 wonderful kids. I enjoy hanging out with my kids and fiance’ Bill. I love to watch the kids play sports and be involved in their activities. I enjoy a good book once in a while, too. I have been the Church secretary since 2006. I enjoy working at Trinity, and with the members of Trinity.