Bryan Lair


Bryan graduated from the University of Northwestern in Saint Paul, MN, with a B.A. in Biblical Studies, and he also has a Masters of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL. As the Pastor at TCC, Bryan develops and implements the vision of the church, plans and preaches the majority of sermons for the Sunday Gatherings, and serves a variety of other responsibilities in pastoral care and oversight. Bryan is ordained with the EFCA.

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Daniel Parks

Director of Music

Dan has studied at Lawrence University and is presently pursuing a master's degree in choral conducting at the University of Minnesota. He previously worked as a music teacher at the School District of River Falls. In his present role at TCC, Dan leads the music ministry during the Sunday Gathering and all special services, in addition to overseeing the audio-visual team. 



Trent senske

Pastoral Resident

Trent is in the process of planting Immanuel Fellowship in south Minneapolis through the Acts 29 network. He has recently completed a Church Planting Residency with Fellowship Associations. As a Pastoral Resident, Trent serves in a variety of ministry tasks to gain experience in congregational ministry while he plants this new church. Consider contacting Trent to support the work of Immanuel Fellowship.

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Leadership Teams

Overseer Team

The Overseer Team is responsible for the welfare and spiritual direction of Trinity City Church. The team consists of both non-staff Overseers and staff Overseers (Pastors), and they all affirm the Overseer Theological Ethos for Ministry. The team includes: Dayton Daberkow, Bryan Lair, Nick Wiesneski, and Ben Wright.


The Deacon Team serves a wide variety of practical tasks within the church and is mainly responsible for the leadership of individual ministry endeavors. The prototype of the deacon/deaconess ministry is found in Acts 6:1–7. The team includes: Peter Arneson, Pati McConeghey, Dan Parks, Laurel Reed, Brianna Rodgers, Juan Soto, and Alex Whitworth.

Governance Team

The Governance Team consists of Overseers, Deacons, and Covenant Members, and has full authority to run the business affairs of this church. This team includes: Megan Arenson, Bryanne Horn, Bryan Lair, Denny Mark Pitts, Jack Reed, Luke Rupnow, and Nick Wiesneski.