Rev. Eleanor Abarno became a member of Trinity in 1958. She left Washington in 1969 and returned in 2014 and is a retired Lutheran pastor (ELCA), having served two congregations in western Pennsylvania. Her husband, Bob is also retired Lutheran pastor. Abarno has experience as spiritual director, retreat leader, and serves as a board member of Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation and as a volunteer chaplain at the Washington National Cathedral. She and her husband, Bob, have four grown children.