Staff and ministry Leaders

Trinity is a blessed church that is led by a dynamic staff of people who are great at what they do, who love to work collaboratively as a team, who minister the love of God out of the love they receive from God, and know how to have a good time.

  • David To

    Senior Pastor

  • Julie Tarr

    Associate Pastor

    Julie comes to Trinity after serving ten years as Director of Children's, Youth, and Young Adult Ministries at Asbury United Methodist Church in Portland, Indiana. Julie's philosophy of ministry can be summarized in thee words:  Engage, Encourage, Equip!  She is passionate about helping people engage with God through the story of Scripture, encouraging people through words and presence, and equipping people with the resources they need to become the world changers God is calling them to be!  

    Julie loves campfires, coffee, and outdoor adventures of all kinds!  

  • Nancy Eberle

    Family Ministries Director

  • jody Bigham


  • Loralee lichtensteiger

    communications director

    Loralee joined the staff in July 2019 after the partnership with North Union UMC was formed. She served as North Union’s secretary for a year and six months. Loralee and her husband, Steve have 3 children. She is looking forward to meeting new people and serving both the Trinity and North Union church families.


    PIANIST, Worship coordinator

    Melissa and her husband, Gary, joined Trinity more than 30 years ago when their children were young. They were drawn to this church family because of their love for the Lord and each other, the study of Scripture, missions and outreach, and a strong commitment to training children. Melissa feels privileged to have been part of Trinity's music staff for over 15 years as the choir accompanist, pianist, and keyboardist for the praise team. Being a part of this ministry is a blessing in her life.

  • erica clay

    choir and bell director

  • terri schlenker


    Terri Schlenker is our wonderful and cheerful custodian at Trinity. Terri and her husband, Ed, have attended Trinity since 1992. They have three children and six grandchildren. Terri and Ed love their church family and feel incredibly blessed to have raised their children here.