Trinity Avenue is blessed with a strong pastoral and administrative staff.

our pastors & Staff:
Rev. Dr. Katie Crowe

Senior Pastor

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Katie became the pastor of this caring community in 2012. She and her husband Rob and their son love Durham, and are excited about the ways that God is at work in and through Trinity Avenue.


Lori Hardin

Director of Weekday School

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Lori has been the director of the TAPC Weekday School since September of 2005.  She is married to Jim Hardin and is the mother of three TAPC Weekday School graduates:  Carolyn, Maren, and Jesse.




Rev. Tommy Grimm

Associate Pastor

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Tommy joined TAPC's staff in 2013 and was ordained in 2018. He and his wife, Mary, have two young children. In his free time Tommy is often trying to coax his children into joining him on a hike.


Jenni Albright

Director of Children's
& Youth Ministries

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Jenni has been at Trinity Avenue since moving to Durham in 2006. One of her greatest passions is now her job:working with youth. They inspire Jenni with their energy, kindness, and openness. She is honored to grow in faith alongside them.


Harry Jansen

Director of Music Ministry

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Harry has served TAPC as choral director and organist since October 1996. When not totally occupied with music, he enjoys advanced woodworking, competitive cycling and keeping up with his wife Jeanette and his two daughters.


Tina Petrillo

Business Manager

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Tina has been the business manager since the Obama Administration.  She makes sure we have electricity and running water.




David Steinbrenner

Communication Coordinator

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David has been with TAPC since Spring 2017.  When not professionally "communicating," he enjoys reading geeky theology books, punk rock and hip hop music, and spending time with his wife, Jessica, and their two kids.