Dr. Pete Anderson has ministered in Hawaii for about 35 years. He grew up in a Christian home and is forever grateful for a loving Christian father and mother. After graduating in 1970 from King College in Bristol, Tennessee, he served with the United States Army. Later he received a master’s degree in counseling from the University of North Carolina and served as a MTW missionary to Mexico. In 1977, upon graduation from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, Pastor Anderson and his wife, Martha, moved to Hawaii.
Pastor Anderson, or “Pastor Pete” as he prefers to be called, is the founding pastor of Trinity Church Windward in Kailua and with his wife helped to found Trinity Christian School. In 1990, he received his doctorate from the International Graduate School of Theology where he later taught Church Planting and Counseling. In 1991, Pastor Pete started holding services in Central Oahu and in 1995 was installed as pastor of Trinity Church Central Oahu. Pastor Pete’s passion is planting churches in the Hawaiian Islands to reach the unchurched here with the transforming message of the Gospel of Christ.
Pastor Pete also has a real love for the people of Uganda, and in recent years has traveled there annually to help in the planting and growth of new churches. This ministry continues to expand with the establishment of 16 churches, two orphanages, a small hospital and a radio station. He has also helped with the development of Central Christian School and the Hawaii Center for World Mission. His focus in ministry is upon building the Kingdom of God, and with this is mind, Trinity Church now has partnerships with 35 evangelical churches on Oahu. Here on Oahu he is active in ministry to the Filipino and Chuukese communities. Pastor Pete and Martha have two grown daughters, Katie and Carrie.