Michelle Cockcroft

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Director of Music Ministries

Ben Chumley

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Ben Chumley has served as Trinity’s Director of Music Ministries since 2010, leading our adult and children’s choirs, handbell ensemble and quartet, drama ministry, and serving as Sunday School teacher and Music Teacher for Trinity Children’s Center. A native of Spartanburg, music has been his passion for as long as he—or anyone else—can remember.  Ben holds degrees in piano and musical theatre from New York University and the University of Toronto, and has worked with churches, theatres, and ensembles throughout the Southern United States, New York, Toronto, and Paris, France.  In addition to his service at Trinity, Ben regularly works as music director, keyboardist, director, actor, composer/arranger, and workshop instructor for several area community theatres and college theatre departments.  In what free time is left, Ben enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, anything related to food, dinosaurs, or cats, and (occasionally) sleeping.

Ben can be reached via email at the above link or, or by phone at 864-585-4884, ext. 16.

Coordinator of Children's Ministries

Shawn McClure

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Director of Youth Ministries

Julie Stephens

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Julie has served as the Director of Youth most of the last 15 years.  She has served the youth of the church in many ways- attending Salkehatchie Summer Service camps, regular weekly meetings, teaching Sunday School, taking the youth on international mission trips, overseeing church basketball, and generally being available 24/7 to the young people of and around Trinity.  She is from Illinois but has been in Spartanburg for the last 23 years.   Julie trained a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, and served as a nurse in Labor and Delivery, Pediatrics, and Neuro Intensive Care prior to serving the church- first as the Children's Choir Director and then as a volunteer with the Youth program.  She loves young people, concerts, skiing, crafting, and baking.

You can reach Julie at the link above or by emailing or calling/texting (864)542-4817

Leisure Ministries Director

Patti Hall

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Director of Trinity Children's Center

Melissa Rayner

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Melissa grew up in Blythewood, South Carolina.  She earned a BA from Wofford College and an MA from Ohio University.  She has been the director of Trinity Children's Center since May 2005.  Melissa strives to create an environment that is a sanctuary for children, where they are loved and nurtured as they develop and grow.  She emphasizes the development of Christian values in the program and hopes that each child will learn to show kindness and compassion for all people.  Her two children, a girl and a boy are her greatest joy!  She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, traveling and outdoor activities.  If you are interested in learning more about Trinity Children's Center, please feel free to email Melissa at the link above or call 864-585-2392.

Office Administrator

Kathryn Price

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Financial Secretary

Claire Ollinger

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Director of Security

Scott Page

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