Pastors and Staff​

Rev. Dr. Son Nguyen                       Pastor Monalisa Siofele Lolohea                         Rev. Dr. Dale K. Smith

​We are grateful and excited to announce the appointment of Rev. Dr. Son Nguyen, our Senior Pastor and Vietnamese Language minister.


Pastor Monalisa motivates, encourages, and challenges us to live outside our comfort zones and embrace all that God is stirring and doing in our lives. She loves to worship God through music, dance, and cultural gifts. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Langi, the pastor at San Dimas United Methodist Church. Together they love traveling and spreading the Gospel message of love and hope wherever they go. 


Rev. Dr. Dale K. Smith is pastor emeritus and a retired clergy. He is a strong support and continues to provide leadership, guidance, and support to all pastors and laity. We are blessed to have him with us, and look forward to forging new partnerships both within and outside of the TUMC circles.

Gail Remis, Administrative Assistant

Gail has been a long time member at Trinity and volunteers her time to help with daily operations of the church. She has a heart for God and God's people. Her leadership and devotion shows in her work ethic. She is a loving mother, wife, grandmother and friend.

Deanna Holman, Office Manager

Deanna is a long-time member of TUMC. She is a loving volunteer devoted to the care and maintenance of TUMC. She has served as an Admin. Asst. to the pastors and congregation for over 10 years. We are so grateful for her love for God through her daily service and gifts in the front office; and in the daily operations at Trinity.

Karen Britten, Payroll and Finance

Karen works part-time at Trinity UMC. Her full time position is with the California-Pacific Conference, East District Office in Ontario, CA. She serves as the East District Secretary and support staff to the new District Superintendent, Rev. Melissa McKinnon.

Maxine Brechbiel, Organist; Choir Director

Our Beloved Maxine now rests from her labors. We thank God for her gifts and service, and pray for her husband and family as they celebrate her life. Thanks be to God for Maxine Brechbiel!

 Maxine graced us with her gifts in music and organ playing for many years. Her dedication and love for God and others was shown through her love of music.