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Summer Worship

June 5th thru september 11th
9:30 AM

Regular Schedule

8:15 am and 11:00 AM Worship in the Sanctuary

9:40 Christian Education for All Ages!

Junior Church for ages 4 through second grade during the service after children's moment with the pastor

Toddler care available during service


Church Staff

  • Senior Pastor
  • Pastor of Discipleship Ministries
  • Youth and Families
  • TCS Headmaster
  • TCS Preschool Director
  • Music Ministers
  • Children's Ministry
  • Secretary
  • Bookkeeper
  • Custodian

Rev. John Gerlach

Pastor JohnPastor John moved to Windsor with his wife Joan and two children July 1 2011 following the retirement of Roy Jacobsen. Prior to his position as Senior Pastor for Trinity UMC, Pastor John served for 13 years as the Pastor of the Branford United Methodist Church in Branford CT.

Pastor John received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Purdue University in 1980 with a Major in Sociology and a Minor in Business Management. He received a Masters of Divinity degree from the Yale Divinity School in 1996. He is an Ordained Elder in the New York Conference of the United Methodist Church and currently serves on the Conference Board of Ordained Ministry.

Prior to his call to full time ordained ministry, Pastor John had a successful career in the publishing industry working for Condé Nast Publications and CBS.

Pastor John loves the Lord and has a passion for proclaiming the Good News. His three top priorities are: God, His family and the Church.

To contact Pastor John: 860 688-9245 ext. 103 or jgerlach316@gmail.com

Pastor SkipPastor Skip Eggimann

Skip Eggimann serves as the Pastor of Discipleship Ministries at Trinity. His primary responsibilities include oversight and development of our small group ministry, adult education, discipleship and pastoral care through out the congregation. A graduate of Columbia International University, Columbia, SC, he has a BS in Bible and Theology. Pastor Skip has many years of experience in youth and family ministry. He is married to Nancy, and enjoys spending time with their two grandchildren. 860-688-9245 x-104



Pastor Daniel Lee

Daniel Lee is the most handsome Director of Children's and Youth Ministries in the entire world. He has a strong passion to share the love of Christ with children and youth. Pastor Dan holds a B.A .in Engineering Science concentrated in biomedical Engineering from Stony Brook University, and a M.A. in Youth Ministry from Azusa Pacific Seminary.

In 1 Corinthians 10:31b it says "that whatever you do, do all to the glory of God" Pastor Dan believes that "whatever" can include such things like; unicycling, making balloon animals, and stuffing grapes into his mouth. Therefore it must be true that anyone, even Pastor Dan, can be used by God.

KasindaKasinda Bristol

Mrs. Kasinda Bristol is serving as our Head of Schools for the 2015-2016 school year. Mrs. Bristol has been at TCS for over seven years, primarily teaching in our Middle School program and Music program. She most recently served as Lead Teacher. She is also an integral part of our Curriculum Committee. She is excited about this opportunity and looks forward to working with our students and their families in this role.

Brianna Witkowski






bob and eileenBob and Eileen Gilbert

Eileen and Bob Gilbert direct the music ministry of the church which includes multiple singing and handbell choirs as well as a Worship team  Both Eileen and Bob are graduates of the Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford where they received their B.Mus. degrees. Eileen and Bob have served in various Hartford area churches as organists, choir directors, and worship leaders.  Eileen and Bob see music as an  integral part of worship as well as a way of connecting people to God and to one another. Bob and Eileen have 3 teen age daughters - Brianne, Faith, and Christi and 2 toy poodles - Betsy and Jacque.  They reside in Windsor.

Contact the Music Ministry team at







SharonSharon LaFrancis

Sharon became Trinity's full-time secretary after seven years of part-time work. She resides in Windsor with Mike, her husband of over 30 years. They have two adult sons, Michael and Jeff. When Sharon is not at the Trinity office, she enjoys gardening, reading and serving as a volunteer group facilitator at Mary's Place in Windsor. In the past, she was a Sunday school teacher, served on many church boards and was a board member of First Town Downtown. She holds a Bachelor of Arts as well as an interior design certificate from Bay Path College and feels blessed to be part of the Trinity family.


SonjaSonja Swedberg

Sonja Swedberg is the bookkeeper for Trinity United Methodist Church and Trinity Christian School. Her responsibilities are paying the bills, preparing the payroll, and preparing reports for the various ministries of the church and school. She has a BBA in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She lives in Windsor and has three daughters and seven grandchildren



Chris Hensley

Chris works hard, behind the scenes at both the Church and the school, to make sure our facility is in the best working condition and is clean and pleasant for; the staff, the children, the worshipers, and visitors.



Our secretary can contact our Pastors or Staff immediately for any emergency.  Simply call the church office at 860-688-9245 and press "5" during office hours, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  General messages can be left at the above number.