Our Pastor

Meet the Pastor

PastorPaulRev. Gerald A. PaulPastor Paul has been Trinity's shepherd since 2011.

He was born and raised in South Africa where he earned his BA in the classic languages at the University of Pretoria in 1994. He earned his M.Div. at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN, in 1998. He was ordained  in his home congregation, Wittenberg Lutheran Church, Mpumalanga, South Africa, in 2000, where he served for 6 years before accepting a Call to Star Valley, Wyoming, of the WY District LCMS.


Pastor Paul serves on the Montana District Committee for Mission and Evangelism as well as on the District Conference Committee.


Pastor Paul married his bride, Heidi, also a native South African, on July 4th, 1992. Their marriage has been blessed with three children: Angelika (1996), Matthias (1998), and Emma (2001).


Pastor Paul loves the outdoors, enjoys jogging, camping with his family, four-wheeling with his son, hiking in the mountains and hunting.

Fam pic

The Pauls

Angelika, Heidi, Pastor, Emma, Matthias

and Ladybug










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