Pastor

Robyn Garrison

Our pastor is the Rev. Robyn Garrison, who came to Trinity in December, 2007. Robyn is originally from North Carolina, and grew up in Virginia Beach, Va. She graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill (we forgive her for that!) with a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, and received her Masters of Divinity from Louisville Presbyterian Seminary in 1997. She has previously served churches in South Bend, IN and in Rockbridge County, Va. Robyn is the proud mother of Erin, Kara and Benjamin. As pastor and mother, spare time is rare, but when she has some, Robyn enjoys hiking, camping, reading, and keeping up with Tar Heel basketball.

Organist and/or Pianist

Vacant

We are currently seeking a part time Organist and/or Pianist.  This person will be responsible for the following:  (1) Plan and provide instrumental music for regularly scheduled worship services to include Christmas Eve, Holy Week, and any other special Service planned by the Worship Committee and approved by Session, to include playing congregational hymns for Services. (2) Participate in meetings with the Pastor, as necessary; meet monthly with the Worship Committee as an ex-officio member, if possible.  Coordinate with Pastor and/or Worship Committee the general planning and leadership of the Church’s worship program. (3) Provide music for all weddings and funerals in the church, when requested.  A Substitute may be used with the approval of the regular organist/pianist.  (4) The ability to work with soloists, duets, or trios on occasion is desirable.  A background check is required.  Please contact the church office at (803)776-2067 with questions or send your resume’ via e-mail to Organist/Pianist Search Committee Chair at kath04@bellsouth.net.

Church Secretary

Louise Barker

We are delighted to welcome Louise to our staff here at Trinity! She is here in the office Monday through Friday from 9-12.

Louise has lived and worked in the Lower Richland Community since 1975.  She was born in Franklin, North Carolina, and moved to Georgia when she was in third grade, where she went on to graduate from Stone Mountain High School.  She attended USC and has completed several continuing education courses, including four years of Education for Ministry.  The loves of Louise’s life are her two sons, John and Rusty Davis.  With their help, Louise has two wonderful “daughters,” Lynn and Debbie, eight grandchildren, and three great-grands. Family, whether her own, or extended and, especially, all of God’s family, are important to her.

Nursery Caregiver

Clarice Robinson

Clarice Robinson is a Columbia native, and has been serving as the nursery worker at Trinity since 2005. In addition to providing loving care for our little ones, she also works with the preschool Sunday School teachers and uses her creative skills to plan and lead crafts with the children. She is a wonderful asset to Trinity and we are so glad to have her! Clarice works full time as a teaching assistant at Horrell Hill Elementary school and is proud to be a Dallas Cowboy and Gamecock fan!