Admissions Staff Original

Kayla aspeslagh

National Recruiter

Emma helms-steinmetz

Youth Initiatives Coordinator

Kayla AspeslaghKayla is a native of Colorado.  She graduated from the University of Northern Colorado where she studied theatre and education.  Her passion for community, developing leaders for the sake of the church, and accompanying others has her very excited to be part of the Trinity Admission Team. Before joining the Trinity community, she served 12 years in youth ministry in two different congregations in Colorado. Kayla enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to the theatre, camping, traveling, peanut butter, talking theology (over a good brew), and reading in her tree hammock. emma admissionsEmma has a passion for bringing people into the community of the church. A graduate of Capital University, Emma studied Religion and Cultural Studies and has a background in community development. She organizes Trinity hosted retreats for youth and college groups, and runs the Summer Sampler Program for high school students who want to know more about a life of ministry. Emma is currently a student at Trinity in the MTS program with a concentration in Systematic Theology focusing on African American studies.


Here in the Admissions Office, we are very fond of Trinity’s mission statement: Trinity Lutheran Seminary forms leaders for Christ’s church at work in the world. We are privileged to journey with prospective students from across the region, country, and globe! Sometimes these journeys are quite literal. Is a Trinity Admissions Team Member heading your way? Please come and find us, or contact us to schedule some time when we are at work in the world near you!