Trinity Avenue is blessed with a strong pastoral and administrative staff.
our pastors & Staff:
Rev. Dr. Katie Crowe
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.
Rev. Emily Wilkes
Associate Pastor for Public Witness
Emily joined the TAPC staff September 2023 to help walk with the congregation in public witness. In her spare time Emily enjoys creative writing, reading, hiking, gardening, yoga, and theatre.
Director of Children's
& Youth Ministries
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.
Director of Weekday School
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.
Tina has been the business manager since the Obama Administration. She makes sure we have electricity and running water.
Grace began working at TAPC, in 2021, as an audio engineer for worship services. One year later in June 2022, she officially joined the TAPC staff as the Parish Assistant. Grace enjoys centering prayer and making music.
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.