Leadership

Clergy

Susan Terry : Assistant Rector

Susan Terry

Assistant Rector

Dick B. Tracy : Deacon

Dick B. Tracy

Deacon

A member of Trinity since 1972, Dick graduated from the Kansas School of Ministry in 2000 and was ordained a deacon in that year. His ministry includes pastoral care, assisting with worship, Christian Education, and proclaiming the Gospel to the world. Dick is retired from the Psychology and Research in Education department at KU.

Rita V. Tracy : Deacon

Rita V. Tracy

Deacon

Rita graduated from the Kansas School of Ministry in 2000 and was ordained a Deacon that year. Her ministry includes pastoral care, assisting with worship, Christian Education, and proclaiming the Gospel to the world. Rita is retired from the School of Nursing faculty at Washburn University.

Stephen L. Segebrecht : Deacon

Stephen L. Segebrecht

Deacon

Steve was ordained to the Diaconate on June 3, 2006. He is an Otolaryngologist. He is also a Scout Master and has been Senior Warden at Trinity. Steve has a special interest in the relationship of medicine and faith. He has spent summers serving as a medical missionary in Kenya. At Trinity, he will assist in the Sunday evening service and occasionally on Sunday mornings.

Vestry

Jennifer Attocknie : Vestry Member

Jennifer Attocknie

Vestry Member

Lindy Eakin : Vestry Member

Lindy Eakin

Vestry Member

Mari Russell : Vestry Member

Mari Russell

Vestry Member

Rodney Olson : Vestry Member

Rodney Olson

Vestry Member

Brenda Clary : Vestry Member

Brenda Clary

Vestry Member

Terry Mandle : Vestry Member

Terry Mandle

Vestry Member

Glenna Kleinkauf : Vestry Member

Glenna Kleinkauf

Vestry Member

Nora Clark : Vestry Member

Nora Clark

Vestry Member

Andrew Hoyt : Junior Warden

Andrew Hoyt

Junior Warden

John Bullock : Senior Warden

John Bullock

Senior Warden

Maria Thompson : Clerk of the Vestry

Maria Thompson

Clerk of the Vestry

David Severance : Vestry Member

David Severance

Vestry Member

Diocesan Convention Delegates & Convocation Representatives

Nancy Kelley : Delegate

Nancy Kelley

Delegate

Mari Russell : Delegate

Mari Russell

Delegate

Carl Edwards : Delegate

Carl Edwards

Delegate

Endowment Board

Liz Hare : Endowment Board Member

Liz Hare

Endowment Board Member

Tod Sutton : Endowment Board Member

Tod Sutton

Endowment Board Member

Martin Dickinson : Endowment Board Member

Martin Dickinson

Endowment Board Member

Ted Haggart : Endowment Board Chair

Ted Haggart

Endowment Board Chair

Sandra Wiechert : Endowment Board Member

Sandra Wiechert

Endowment Board Member

Bill Benso : Ex Officio, Endowment Board

Bill Benso

Ex Officio, Endowment Board

Office Staff

Sheryl Poole : Office Administrator

Sheryl Poole

Office Administrator

Sheryl is a former member of the Presiding Bishop’s staff at the Episcopal Church’s corporate offices in New York City, working in the Youth Formation and Congregational Development offices. Sheryl manages the day-to-day operations of Trinity’s parish office, producing publications, supervising volunteers, and scheduling events.

Sarah Johnson : Parish Administrator

Sarah Johnson

Parish Administrator

Sarah was an editor and writer for the Episcopal Church’s corporate Office of Communication in New York City and is responsible for overseeing Trinity’s website and publications as well as maintaining the parish’s bookkeeping and financial database.

Mark Stotler : Senior Organist

Mark Stotler

Senior Organist

Originally from West Virginia, Mark began his life's work as a church musician while still in high school. He has served as organist in United Methodist, Roman Catholic, and Episcopal parishes. Mark completed a Bachelor of Arts degree (organ emphasis) at Hood College, Frederick, MD, and most recently the Master of Music degree (organ emphasis) from the University of Kansas. Presently, Mark is pursuring the Doctorate in Organ Performance from KU. Mark also holds a Master of Science degree in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola University in Maryland. His primary teachers include: William Sprigg, organ; James Higdon, organ; Michael Bauer and Kevin Vogt, church music.

Doug Lawrence : Director of the Trinity Choir

Doug Lawrence

Director of the Trinity Choir

Doug Lawrence, M.M., joined the Trinity staff in October 2012. His concert soloist career took him around the world several times singing with nearly every major orchestra in the world under the batons of conductors such as Leonard Bernstein. He taught voice at the University of Southern California and was a guest lecturer at several other colleges and universities. His great preoccupation, however, has always been churches, their message and their people. He served as the Minister of Worship at two of the largest Presbyterian churches (PCUSA) in the country, Hollywood and Menlo Park (where he is Emeritus Minister of Worship) for 25 years. His observations on church culture and worship also appear in several Christian publications including CreatorMagazine.com and ChurchCentral.com.

Caroline Abrahamson : Children's Choir Director

Caroline Abrahamson

Children's Choir Director

Caroline holds a Master's of Music from Florida State University. A cradle Episcopalian, she has held positions with Christ and Holy Trinity in Westport, Connecticut; St. John's Episcopal Church in Tallahassee, Florida; and Bethesda-by-the-Sea, Palm Beach, Florida.

Tyler Kerr : Youth Director

Tyler Kerr

Youth Director

Tyler is a chemistry student and peer minister at KU. He recently moved to Lawrence from Wichita. He graduated from Maize High School and attended Wichita State University for two years. For his whole life, Tyler has played an active role in the Diocesan youth program, and hopes to continue that throughout his ministry at Trinity. He love working with kids, and is excited to continue building Trinity's youth program

Diane Leming : Sexton

Diane Leming

Sexton

Beatrice Bonanno : Nursery Attendant

Beatrice Bonanno

Nursery Attendant

Jasmyn is a sophomore at Baker University, where she also plays volleyball. She is working toward her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science and plans to become a Physical Therapist. She has spent many years caring for children, and hopes someday to do physical therapy with children.

Annelise Lawrence : Nursery Attendant

Annelise Lawrence

Nursery Attendant

Natalie is currently a senior at Lawrence High School. She was raised as an Episcopalian and baptized at Trinity. She is involved with many things at her school including soccer, basketball, National Honors Society, and choir. Natalie will attend the University of Kansas this fall.

Office Volunteers

The Rev. Charles Granger : Friday Afternoons

The Rev. Charles Granger

Friday Afternoons

Margaret Bearse : Thursday Afternoons

Margaret Bearse

Thursday Afternoons

Liz Hare : Wednesday Afternoons

Liz Hare

Wednesday Afternoons

Dr. Mark Holmberg : Friday Mornings

Dr. Mark Holmberg

Friday Mornings

Susan Morris : Thursday Mornings

Susan Morris

Thursday Mornings

Mary Mozingo : Wednesday Mornings

Mary Mozingo

Wednesday Mornings

Shirley Reese : Monday Mornings

Shirley Reese

Monday Mornings

Barbara Roehl : Tuesday Mornings

Barbara Roehl

Tuesday Mornings

Don Roehl : Monday Mornings

Don Roehl

Monday Mornings

Volunteer Needed : Monday Afternoons

Volunteer Needed

Monday Afternoons

Marian Wilbur : Tuesday Afternoons

Marian Wilbur

Tuesday Afternoons

Volunteers of Trinity Episcopal Church

Margaret Bearse : Librarian

Margaret Bearse

Librarian

Bill Benso : Treasurer

Bill Benso

Treasurer

Bill Benso graduated from KU with B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1959 and received a M.S. in Engineering from UCLA in 1964. He worked for the North American Aviation Company for 25 years and later joined Lockheed Martin Corporation, eventually retiring as President of their overseas division. Bill is a member of Theta Tau, Professional Engineering Fraternity and is a member of Sigma Tau, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, and Pi Mu Epsilon scholastic honor societies. He is a recipient of the US Navy Meritorious Public Service Citation and KU School of Engineering Advisory Board Distinguished Engineering Service Award.

Sylvia Forbes : Solemn High Mass

Sylvia Forbes

Solemn High Mass