Staff and Council

Pastor Ippy Mwakabonga


Pastor Ippy began his ministry at Trinity & Friedens on Reformation Sunday, October 25, 2020.  

He and his wife, Stella, are from Tanzania but have lived in the United States since 2004.  They have two sons. 


Kim Klipstine

Financial Secretary                                     937-459-6846                

Kim has held the position of Financial Secretary since August 2005.

She also serves as Chairperson of Stewardship/Finance, organizes GIGGLES (lady's group) and is the Youth Leader for the High School Students.

Karen Lawrence

Office Manager & Organist                     937-526-3829    

Karen has held the position of church organist since 1969. 

She has been the office manager since 1993.     

Karen also serves on the Worship & Music Committee.                                          

Sandy Noggle



Sandy began her duties as Church Treasurer February 2023. 

Karen Schultz

Publicity and Communications                       937-526-3732

Karen began her duties in Publicity and Communications in January 2013.  

She also serves as chairperson for Family Ministry.

 Shellie Lewis 

Indoor Custodian               


Shellie began as indoor custodian in August 2015.

Shellie also serves on the Church Council, Family Ministry and Outreach Committees.


Shawn Agne            

Kasey Christian                                                                                                              

Kevin Henninger

Larry Langston

Shellie Lewis    

Angie Lyme

Jessica Lyme

A.J. Magoto             

Cathy Peters

Matt Pulfer                     

Diane Schrader 




President - Cathy Peters 

Vice President - Shellie Lewis

Secretary - Jessica Lyme

Treasurer - Sandy Noggle