Our Minister


Dr. John A. 'Jac' Coad became pastor of Trinity Church in 2004, after 25 years of pastoral experience in Memphis, TN and Concord, NC. Dr. Coad said, "It is such a blessing to be associated with Trinity Presbyterian Church which has such a strong Bible-based ministry. I am excited about the prospects for the future as Trinity continues to reach out and invite our neighbors to Jesus Christ and into His Church."

Pastor Coad's wife, Debbie, is Academic Dean at Paideia Christian Classical School in Temple Terrace. They have four children and five grandchildren. The Coad's started a Crisis Pregnancy Center in Concord, NC, and have been involved in community activities in Tampa.

Dr. Coad graduated from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI, Reformed Theological Seminary with a M. Div. in 1979, and a Doctorate of Ministry in 1996. He taught as an Adjunct Professor at Montreat College in NC and has served on many boards and committees on the Presbytery and Synod levels. Jac was honored by the Associate Reformed Church to be elected Vice-Moderator in 1997, the same year his father, Rev. James Coad, Jr., served as Moderator.

Our Elders

Mike Boyer

Eric Hagerman

Wilson Welch

Alex Buffalo

J.V. Horne

Tom Carrow

Scott Mercer

Our Deacons

John Anderson

Mark Paine

Ed Latva

Mike Van De Walle

Steve Lynn

Charles Wulf

Our Choir Director

Marjorie Beavon