Our Team

Meet The

Staff

Trevor Hughes

Lead Pastor

Pastor Trevor has been married to his “Sweet Stephanie” since May 2nd, 2015. They have been blessed to raise two young and vivacious boys: Levi, 3.5 years old and Ruach 1.5 years old. Together they joined the Good Shepherd family on December 15th, 2019. Pastor Trevor comes from a civil engineering background where he did water and sanitation work globally. He began his “church” ministries in 2013 as a Youth Pastor at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Maryland. Over the years he grew into many different areas and responsibilities including an international, national and local Mission’s Director, Young Adult Director, Missional Discipleship Pastor, an Associate Pastor with special focus on young families and Interim Lead Pastor. He is looking forward to what God has for us in the next 2 years of this intentional Interim Lead Pastor call. May God’s kingdom advance! One of his favorite scripture passages is, “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of God.”  (Matthew 5:3) and “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” (Matthew 25:40)

Rafael Gessey

Director of Operations

Rafael has been a member at Good Shepherd since 2001. She joined our staff in 2007 and serves as our Director of Operations. During her time at Good Shepherd, Rafael has played a key role in our Neighbor-to-Neighbor partnership and volunteered in Vacation Bible School as well as various other ministries. She is a blessing to have on our team.

La Nelle Lucero

Administrative Assistant

La Nelle has also been a member of LCGS since 1998 and she joined our team in February 2017 as the Office Assistant. La Nelle has been married to her husband Samuel Lucero for twenty-six years and they have three children, Tyler, Mason, and Angelina. Outside of work, La Nelle loves to read and spend time with her family. La Nelle brings many years of experience to our team due to her prior employment history with Kansas Judicial Branch and the Los Angeles Superior Court.

Kristen Anwandter

Children’s Ministry Director

Kristen has been part of the Good Shepherd Staff since 2005, first as an office assistant, then as the Communications Coordinator, and now as the Children’s Ministry Director. She is excited that her training and experience as an elementary and preschool teacher is being put to good use. She has attended worship here since 2004 when she married her husband, Carlos. Together they enjoy raising their three children and spending time together as a family.

Christina Rosenberg

Middle School Coordinator | Interim Worship Coordinator

Christina has been on staff at Good Shepherd since October 15, 2020. She grew up attending at LCGS and is passionate about helping the Middle School youth to experience God’s presence. She is excited that her training as a Middle School teacher is being put to good use and is helping to bring up the new generations in Christ. Christina has been married to her husband Michael, a Physics teacher at South High, since 2013 and they have one son, Luke born in September of 2019. In her free time, she enjoys walks in the park with her family and her dog Georgia, rollerblading, playing video games, and reading. Her favorite Bible passage is: 1 John 4:7-12, NIV “Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.”

Bianca Henry

Interim Contemporary Worship Intern

Bianca was born in the south bay by victor street. She’s been a member since before birth! Her mother would sing praises in the church while she was pregnant with Bianca. Once Bianca came back from her big move to Arizona. She became a consistent participant in the youth group ministries. Learning that she wants to reach out to help the broken and the poor, the rich, and the ostentatious. Guiding them to know, everyone can have more of Jesus. The lord is focusing her heart to help the least of these and to share God’s Love. From being led to leading, Bianca has been a part of LCGS since 2010. Bianca started learning how to lead worship through the after school, church program called SWAT – Student – Worship – Arts – Team where she gained confidence and a strong passion to lead people closer to the Lord. Which soon evolved to leading worship for the entire congregation. She taught herself how to play Piano at the age of 18. Her passion is to be God’s LIVING praise. proving that you can worship the Lord in all that you do. 1 Timothy 4:12 Don’t let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to all believers, in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith and your purity. Matthew 11:28 Be desperate for the lord to move and you will see his goodness.

Dana Esser

High School Ministry Intern

Dana has been a member of Good Shepherd since 2008. Born and raised in the South Bay, Dana and her brother Drew grew up participating in the youth ministries at LCGS. Her love for serving youth led Dana to be a high school leader for the middle school group during the years of 2013 through 2018 at Good Shepherd. Dana’s passion for youth ministry and the outdoors led her to work at a Christian outdoor adventure camp during the summers where she helps youths and adults see, know, and experience God through His creation. Dana has also been a part of many international mission trips such as Good Shepherd’s annual Mexico Mission trip and Liga International where she helped provide medical attention to those in need. Dana is passionate about serving those in need and encouraging youth to explore God’s creation whilst falling more in love with the Creator. One of her favorite Bible verses is, “But I trust in your unfailing love. I will rejoice because you have rescued me” Psalm 13:5.