Rev. David A. Voll, who began serving Trinity UCC as Interim Pastor on December 1, 2019, was born and raised in the Chicago area, where his father was a UCC pastor. He attended UCC-related Lakeland (College) University in Sheboygan, WI to major in music, but eventually switched to a religion major. During those years he married his wife, Janise, whom he met at a UCC-related church camp during high school.
“Pastor Dave” graduated from Lakeland in 1981, after which he began attending Chicago Theological Seminary (CTS) while also serving Zion UCC, Dyer, IN as Student Pastor. He graduated with a Masters of Divinity degree from CTS in 1986, was ordained in 1988, and went on to serve at Zion until 1992. Other pastorates include Washington Reformation UCC in Monticello, WI (1992-1994); St. John’s UCC in Archbold, OH (1994-2005); and St. Paul UCC in Oak Harbor, OH (2006-2019).
Pastor Dave and Janise have two adult sons and five grandchildren. Their older son lives in Archbold, OH near his three children; their younger son, his wife, and their two children live in Mt. Blanchard, OH.