Dr. Thomas C. Townsend ~ Senior Pastor
Dr. Tom Townsend has served Trinity Baptist since January, 2016. During the past five decades of ministry, he has pastored churches in Kentucky, Tennessee and Florida. Additionally, he has served as the Director of Development and Communications for the Florida Baptist Children's Homes, VP for Development and Communications for the Kentucky Baptist Homes for Children(now Sunrise Children's Homes) and as the Executive Director of Life International, a ministry to orphans and orphanages in Ukraine.
He has led many mission teams to serve outside the US and is also involved with mission efforts in our state that include disaster relief chaplaincy and pregnancy centers.
Dr. Tom and his wife, Mary Jo, have five children and ten grandchildren. His life verses are Philippians 3:10-11 "I want to know Christ - yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participate in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death..."