Carl & Gail Kelleher (Lead Pastor)
Carl is from Murray, Kentucky, & Gail is from Rail Road Flat, California. The Kellehers got married on January 9, 1981. They have three grown children, who are all involved in the ministry, and three grandchildren.
Carl is a graduate of Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri. He met Gail while they were in school. Gail was attending Evangel College in Springfield, Missouri.
The Kelleher’s started pastoring very young. Carl was 22 years old and Gail was 20 when they pastored their first Church. They love the Lord with all of their hearts and they desire to see people have a personal encounter with Jesus Christ.
Carl enjoys several things: reading, fishing, shooting pistols, playing basketball and golf. (But don’t get in front of him, because he can be dangerous!) They have 5 acres and he enjoys putting in a garden & raising animals. He also enjoys a nice ride in a convertible on a pretty day! Carl isn’t very good at fixing things at all. So, he is thankful for a wife that excels in this area. But, he does try!
Gail is good at a lot of things. She is a fantastic cook. She is good at sewing. She enjoys decorating the house & working around it. She also enjoys a good flea market. Gail works full time as an office administrator at the University of Kentucky.
Pastor Carl's Favorite Movies: Remember the Titans, Hacksaw Ridge, The series Designated Survivor.
Toney & Makayla Browning (Youth Ministry)
Toney is from Jacksonville, Florida, & Makayla is from Hyden, Kentucky. Toney and Makayla were married on July 9, 2016.
Toney and Makayla both hold university degrees. Makayla is an elementary school teacher and Toney is our Associate Pastor.
The Brownings enjoy doing a lot of things, including athletics, exercise, hiking, boating, camping, skydiving and, of course, spending time with people.
Toney’s favorite TV Show: Psych (C’mon, Son!)
TJ & Missy Thorn (Worship Ministry)
TJ is a native of Georgetown and has been married to his wife Missy for more than 32 years. They have three children and one grandchild. TJ has a Bachelor's Degree from Eastern Kentucky University and an Associate's Degree from Bluegrass Community and Technical College.
TJ and Missy have been active in the music ministry at Trinity for more than 30 years, with TJ playing drums and Missy singing in the choir. In April 2011, the Lord called TJ into a leadership position as Worship Pastor for Trinity. TJ considers this opportunity a great honor and a privilege to lead his church family and God’s people in worship. His desire is to honor the Lord in musical excellence and to facilitate an environment where people experience God’s presence in a powerful and life-changing way.
TJ enjoys spending time with his family, reading books and watching movies. When he is not leading worship, he is an active musician and educator who enjoys teaching aspiring drummers, young and old.
Jason & Samantha Rice (Children's Ministry)
Jason and Samantha are both from right down the road in Cynthiana, Kentucky. They were married June 2nd, 2017. They welcomed their first child, a little girl named Mariah, on June 25th, 2018.
Samantha is a graduate of Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri and was Ordained with Assemblies of God in 2015. When not working with the Children Ministries at Trinity, she is a stay-at-home mom to Mariah.
Jason works full-time at 3M in Cynthiana and is currently pursuing his bachelor’s in computer programming, as well as his credentials with the Assemblies of God. He is a mastermind at webpage design, enjoys all things from the 1980s, and loves to sleep!
When not working Jason and Samantha love cheering on the Kentucky Wildcats Basketball team. They also like to take their pop-up camper on long trips, enjoy biking, board games, traveling, and spending time with their families.
Jason’s favorite movies include all things scary and anything from the 80’s. Samantha is a chick flick meets Fast and the Furious kinda gal.
Jim & Diana Campbell (Senior's Ministry)
Jim and Diana are from Hazard, KY. They have been married since 1970. They have been devout Christians for over 40 years.
Previous to joining our staff, the Campbells had roles in multiple ministries at various churches over the years. They have served in every ministry from janitorial work, to Children's Church, to transportation. At one time, Diana was also a leader of the Baptist Young Women's group. The Campbells are now very excited to serve over the senior ministry at Trinity.
In their spare time, they enjoy spending time at their lake house in Buckhorn, KY, Jim enjoys fishing and working with his hands, Diana enjoys hosting family and friends in fellowship.