Trinity Staff and Leadership

The staff and leadership here at Trinity is comprised of men and women who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them.

  • Rev. Jim Stauffer

          Senior Pastor

    Jim has been serving at Trinity since 2009.  He has been married to his wonderful wife, Karen, since 1996. They are parents to two adult children. Jim is a graduate of Wapakoneta High School, Bowling Green State University and Asbury Theological Seminary.

    Jim has been honored to have previously served congregations at Sharonville United Methodist, Cornerstone Church in Marysville, Ohio, and Mount Nebo Global Methodist.  Jim began at Mount Nebo as a student pastor in 1995 and was ordained a Full Elder in the United Methodist church in 2000.

    (419) 294-1535 ext. 114

  • Steve Sturgeon

          Pastoral Assistant  |  Upward Football Director

    Steve has attended Trinity since 1995 and has been on staff since 2011.  He is a retired high school math teacher with 5 children and 6 granddaughters.  Steve also serves as the chaplain for Hospice of Wyandot County.

    (419) 294-1535 ext. 127

  • Shane Adams

         Director of Youth Discipleship

    Shane came on staff in 2018.  Married to his wife Brenda, and they have two boys, Ry and Cade.

    (419) 294-1535 ext. 112

  • Tad Day

           Director of Technical Arts

    Tad, a South Carolina native, moved to Ohio to join the Trinity staff as Technical Arts Director in January, 2021. He studied Music and Computer Information Systems at Southern Wesleyan University, in Central, South Carolina.

    (419) 294 -1535 ext. 130

  • Jenny Eyer-Kerr

          Assistant Director of Children's Ministries  | o

    Jenny came on staff in 2014.  She married Ken Kerr, Jr in 2002 and they have 4 children.

    (419) 294-1535 ext. 110 Children's; and ext. 100 front office

  • Jen Homburg

         Director of Children's Ministries

    Jen came on staff in 2011.  She married Kurt Homburg in 1997. They have 2 children, Katie and Matthew. Katie is studying elementary education and Matthew is a computer engineering major at Taylor University in Upland IN.

    (419) 294-1535 ext. 113

  • Deb Shrider

           STEPS Preschool Director/Teacher

    Deb joined the Trinity staff in July 2022.

    (419) 294-1535 ext. 121

  • Renee Walton

            Special Needs Director

    Renee and her husband, Matthew, were married in 2013, and they are blessed with 4 children and 5 grandchildren. 


    Renee has worked in the medical field most of her life. Specializing in mental health has given her knowledge to assist with her position here at Trinity. She has had a heart for those with special needs since she was young!  In her words, "Jesus puts us where we are to be!"


  • Anika DeZurik

            Assistant Youth Director

    Anika joined the Trinity staff in August 2021.

  • Ben Cunningham

            Worship Director

    Ben came on staff here at Trinity late October of 2021 as the Worship Director. He and his wife, Taylor, got married in 2015 and have 3 beautiful children: Beau, Willow and Archie. They have served on the worship team at Trinity for over 10 years together. He studied Worship Arts at Judson University in Elgin Illinois.

    (419) 294-1535 ext. 115

  • Darci Burlew

            Communications Manager

    Darci joined the Trinity staff in November 2021. She and her husband, Kevin, have been married since 2002.  They share a passion for worship, being part of Reignite Student Ministry, serving on mission teams to Honduras, adventuring together, finding the local coffee + thrift shops, and all things creative!

    (419) 294-1535 ext. 101

  • Sue Pummell

           Church Administrator

    Sue joined the Trinity team on 10/31/2022. Sue has been married to Doug since 1993, after a five-year courting period.  Their family has both children are married.  Jacquelyn married CJ from Westerville, OH, in October 2020, and Tyler married Megan from Northville, MI, in February 2021.  They have three grand dogs, Axel, Remington and Ruby, plus their own dog, Lou.  Sue became a follower of Christ at a young age and always enjoys learning more about our Heavenly Father and serving Him.

    (419) 294-1535 ext. 122