Trinity Fellowship Church | Syracuse, NY


Elders/Pastors    Stefan Matzal
Nathaniel Jackson
Deacons    Steve George
Roanne Holland
Peter Irvine
Bob Ostrander
Worship Leaders Bill Finch – Committee Chairman
Rob Stewart
Pete Morrissey
Bob Ostrander

Stefan Matzal

Stefan has been blessed to be the husband of Sarah for more than twenty-five years; the Lord has entrusted them with four children. Stefan served as high school Bible teacher and chaplain at Faith Heritage School in Syracuse for eight years. He has been one of the pastors in Trinity Fellowship since 2001. His philosophy of pastoral ministry emphasizes, among other things, the authority and relevance of Scripture, and the importance of love and prayer for the congregation. Stefan is a graduate of Bucknell University and Baptist Bible Seminary, Clarks Summit, PA (M.Div., Th.M.). In addition to his normal pastoral responsibilities, he has a particular interest in Hebrew language and in the literary features of Old Testament narrative. He has published three articles in the peer-reviewed journal Vetus Testamentum, one on 2 Samuel 4, one on Ezra 3 (forthcoming), and one on Ezra 4-6.

Nathaniel Jackson

Nathaniel is a native of Syracuse and grew up attending Trinity Fellowship. He obtained a degree in history from Colgate University, where he captained the soccer team. He spent a year working at His Mansion Ministries before pursuing teaching. He has an M.A. in History and NYS Certification in High School Social Studies. In 2008, he traveled to England to study at Cornhill Training Course in London. Completing the course in one year, Nathaniel spent a second year working at a London-area church, Christ Church Bromley, before returning to the US. Nathaniel was ordained an elder in Trinity Fellowship in 2011. He is married to Abigail, and they have four children. Abi served as the church administrator at Christ Church Bromley, in England, and is now full-time homemaker.


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