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Our Support Staff

Sheryal Goldston, Administrative Assistant

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Sheryal, a mother of two, joined the Trinity team in January 2012.  In addition to her ten year clerical support background, she also brings over 25 years of the Christian life experience.  Sheryal strives to celebrate the diversity of the healthy Christian growth and development process, while encountering the wonderful journey of the Christian life.  (860.649.2855 x211, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

 

Deb Smith, FinanceDeb Smith

Deb has been a member of the Trinity family since 2003 and is the proud mother of three wonderful children and two precious grandchildren.  She works in the Finance Office and enjoys the challenges that come with helping Trinity be a responsible steward of God's treasure.  When not serving at Trinity, Deb enjoys quilt making, taking walks with her husband, Len and spending time with her grandchildren, Kennedy and TJ.    (860.649.2855 x220, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Sharon Website(1).jpgSharon Youell, Office Manager

Sharon brought 35 years of executive secretary/office manager skills to Trinity.  She joined the Trinity team in October 2007 and has the responsibilities of administering, supervising, and leading Trinity's support staff.  Sharon loves to garden and take long walks with good friends.  She also enjoys watching Celtic games with her son.  (860.649.2855 x212, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

 

 

Our Ministry Staff

Dr. Jim McClarenJim McClaren1
Lead Pastor

Dr. McClaren has been serving churches for the last 35 years. He has planted two churches and was involved in a third church plant in Olmsted Falls.  Dr. McClaren began pastoring as a United Methodist and in 2011 joined the Evangelical Covenant Church.  Jim believes that the local church is the hope of the world.  He received his bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University, his Master of Divinity degree from Oral Roberts School of Theology, and his Doctor of Ministry degree from the Methodist School of Theology in Ohio.  He has been married to Gail for 37 years.  They have 4 mostly adult children, 2 grandchildren, and a cat. (860.649.2855 x214, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

 

Austin Bailey
Pastor to StudentsAustin Bailey

Austin is a native Texan, but is well acquainted with harsh winters from time in Colorado and Chicago.  Austin studied at Covenant Bible College, North Park University and North Park Theological Seminary.  He is a devoted husband to Ashley and father to Ellie and Gwen.  He enjoys spending time outdoors, playing sports and drinking coffee, always in the company of others.  An avid cook and baker, he is always up for sharing a meal with friends.  But most importantly, he loves Jesus and seeks to live out the gospel with authenticity.  (860.649.2855 x215, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)


 
   

Steven Nielsensteve-
Director of Music and Worship

Steve came to Trinity from the banking profession in 1980, and has been a full-time staff member since 1994. Steve is a Commissioned Staff Minister in the Covenant Church and directs and administers our extensive music program as well as working with all aspects of the worship life of our congregation.  (860.649.2855 x216, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)