Born and raised in San Diego, California, “Pastor G” is a proud third-generation native Californian. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego; studied at San Francisco Theological Seminary; and has his Master of Divinity degree from Fuller Theological Seminary. Ordained in 1981, he has served churches in Arizona, Southern California, Hawaii and the Central Coast. His passion is for worship, spirituality and sacrament as the base from which the Church is equipped to serve the world. He is married to Rachel, has a daughter, Jennifer in Arizona, and shares his home with two cats.
Hoff has been a member of Trinity since 1967, and Organist-Choir Director since 1968. She is an active member of San Luis Obispo County's musical community, playing with the SLO Symphony, accompanying the Vocal Arts Ensemble and appearing in chamber music and recital programs.