Pastor Shane Yates

Associate Pastor

Our Associate Pastor here at Trinity Lutheran Church is Shane Yates.  The Conservative Lutheran Association (CLA) ordained Associate Pastor Yates in 2007 in Tacoma, WA.  He has been a member of the Lutheran church for over 16 years and holds a BA in Comparative Religion and an MDIV from Faith Evangelical Lutheran Seminary in Tacoma, WA.  He is currently working on his dissertation as a part of his doctoral degree program in strategic organizational leadership.  Pastor Yates is also a U.S. Army Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  He is married to his wife Karon of 21 years and together they have five children.  Pastor Yates also serves as the President and Senior Pastor of a para-church ministry known as "Healing Heroes Ministries", that focuses on caring for our nations heroes (military and first responders) and their families.  Some of Pastor Yates' hobbies include spending time with his family, coaching youth football, motorcycle riding and various outdoor activities.  Pastor Yates is a member of the Combat Vets Motorcycle Association and American Legion Post 291.  Pastor Yates is passionate about inner city ministry, veteran and first responder ministry, and theological history.

Phone: (714) 637-8370 ext. 204