Mark spent his first 10 years out of college serving students and families as a Student Pastor in both Florida and Texas. After spending a few years as a Young Adult Pastor here in Austin and a church planting resident at Providence Church, he followed his call to plant Trinity Church. Mark loves the idea of building a church community that helps people follow Jesus in every area of life through the life and hope found in the gospel. You will likely see Mark around town at a great coffee shop, eatery, spring, or trail. Mark and his wife Megan are the parents of their children Harper and Haddon.
Matt has a passion for music, and feels blessed to be part of ministering to people through this amazing and unique part of God’s creation. He believes the combination of melody and words can be used to uniquely stir people’s hearts to deal with God. Matt has been playing music since he was in elementary school, and has been a part of worship teams since high school. Matt went to college at Texas A&M and graduated with a degree in construction science in 2014. His full-time job is working for a construction company that builds multi-family apartment complexes in Austin, Houston, Dallas, & San Antonio. He loves spending time with his family, playing on an intramural soccer team, watching & quoting The Office and is expecting his first child with his wife Lauren in June 2019.
Grant has been in full-time ministry since 2008, and most recently served as an Associate Pastor in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Mark called Grant in December 2015 to share with him about the prospect of planting a church in Austin, TX. Although Grant initially dismissed the idea, God began speaking over the next few months to both Grant and Alissa and confirmed in July of 2016 that God was calling them to raise support and move to Austin. The Sather’s arrived in Austin in November 2016 and now feel like they can call Austin home. Grant loves to play golf (or any sport!), read, grab drinks with friends or spend time with his family. The
Sather’s have two boys, Henry (4) and Harrison (1).
Kids Ministry Director
Lauren has always had a heart for kids. Throughout college, she worked as a counselor at a Christian camp and coached numerous basketball camps. After graduation, she taught and coached at a middle school in the Dallas area where she led the student FCA program. While Lauren pursued a career in advertising in New York City, she continued to work with children in her spare time — her favorite things were playing with and teaching kids in underprivileged neighborhoods as well as leading the preschool class at her church. Lauren later went on to serve as Administrator for her church in NYC. Lauren loves to play any sport or game, read, explore new cities, and binge watch just about any Netflix series. Trevor and Lauren have been married for 8 years and are parents to three girls Hayden, Avery and Reese.