The Rev. Robert (Bob) Brown is Senior Minister at Trinitarian Congregational Church in Concord, MA. Bob has brought his previous career experience to our online platform, creating a vibrant and engaging worship experience during this time of Zoom and YouTube services. Bob creates opportunities for individuals and small groups at TriCon to grow deeper in the Christian life and faith.
He was ordained by the UCC in November of 2010. During seminary he served as an intern minister at Old South Church in Boston and was an active member of Hope Church in Jamaica Plain. Bob holds 2 B.S. degrees in Communications from Emerson College in Boston and a Master of Divinity degree from Andover Newton Theological Seminary. Prior to his call to ministry, Bob enjoyed a long career as a film and television director in Boston, New York, and Los Angeles.
He is a devoted father of five adult children and stepchildren. Bob and his wife, artist, Natalie Gardner live in Maynard. Together they love to hike, bike, paddle and photograph the beautiful New England landscape. In 2014, during a sabbatical, Bob and Natalie walked El Camino De Santiago, El Norte, a 500-mile pilgrimage in Spain along the Spanish coast. Most recently, during the summer months of 2021, he and his wife spent his sabbatical engaging in green-living, building a small dwelling on property on an island in Maine's Casco Bay, discovering ways to utilize local, sustainable materials and renewable utilities. Bob's view on environmentalism is a rich, spiritual practice. "Reconnecting with the wild places, I sense God's wonder and vastness."
Phone: (978) 369-4837 x225
MINISTER OF CONGREGATIONAL LIFE
The Rev. Gail Miller is our Minister of Congregational Life and comes from the Midwest – Wisconsin and Minnesota. She went to Lutheran schools (St. Olaf College and Luther Seminary). She was ordained in 1994 at Colonial Church of Edina in Minnesota, and has served churches in Wakefield, Acton, and most recently Groton, MA. She is a “for fun” musician (piano, flute, handbells) who loves all kinds of music, enjoys skiing and is an avid reader.
Gail lives in Maynard with her husband Mike and daughter Sophia. Mike is a commercial architect with his own business and enjoys aviation. Sophia is a junior at Maynard High School, and her primary love is musical theater. Together they enjoy skiing and traveling and have been to Costa Rica, Peru, France, South Africa, Antarctica, and most recently, the country of Colombia!
Cell: (978) 831-3482
Office Phone: (978) 369-4837 x224