Our Parish Pastor, The Reverend Dr. Douglas H. Spittel was born in Maryland. He is married and has four grown children. He earned a B.A. degree in 1986 from Concordia College, Ann Arbor, MI and a Master of Divinity degree in 1990 from Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, IN. He has served in the pastoral ministry since being ordained in 1990 and at First Trinity since 1998. He earned the Doctor of Ministry degree at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and the Antiochian House of Studies in 2007.