Pastor Terry Habegger - Senior Pastor
As a young man, Pastor Terry's main goal and focus was directed towards becoming a police officer, so by the age of twenty-three he entered a career in law enforcement and served the profession for fifteen years. In 2007 he accepted a call to full-time ministry and has served as small group’s pastor, youth pastor, and senior pastor in Ohio, Oklahoma, and Indiana. Because of his experience, he is confident that the Lord has called him to preach truth of the gospel and to make disciples of all nations. Pastor Terry is married to Kim and together they have five children.
Pastor DR. CD Blake - Celebrate Recovery Pastor
Pastor C.D. and Hilary Blake currently serve at Trinity Church of the Nazarene as Director of Celebrate Recovery. Dr. Blake holds a Masters of Divinity and a Doctor of Social Sciences Degree. He is expected to complete work in Leadership Coaching to help improve the Family Life Center.
Pastor Jason McCloskey - Youth and Outreach Pastor
Pastor Jason McCloskey is an ordained elder in the church of the Nazarene. Going to church has been an important and vital part of his life. He was saved during a revival service at the age of 19, on Easter Sunday 1995 then from 1997-2000 he attended Olivet Nazarene University. After leaving Olivet in 2001, he felt discouraged and unsure about what God wanted him to do. After hearing his pastor preach about sanctification, God began to stir his heart and in December of 2000, God sanctified him. The next few months following that experience God began to light a fire in his heart for ministry. That summer he accepted the call to ministry and shortly after that God blessed him with Jennifer. Together this couple serves as youth and outreach pastors.
Pastor Kelsey Outler - Children and Family Pastor
Pastor Kelsey grew up in Southern Indiana in the home of a Nazarene pastor. As a child, she accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior and has spent the rest of her life learning to follow Him no matter what. At the age of 16, she accepted God’s call to ministry. During her first semester at Olivet Nazarene University, God defined her call further to children’s ministry and eventually to family ministry. As a result, she graduated from Olivet with a B.S. in Children’s Ministry in 2011 and a M.A. in Family Ministry in 2013. Her passion is to see children and families begin and grow their relationship with Jesus and to equip parents to be the spiritual leaders of their families.
Kathy Burd - Sunday School & Discipleship Ministries Director
Kathy Burd has been in the Church of the Nazarene since 1992. She is a graduate of IPFW with a degree in psychology, Fresno State University with a teaching credential, and Fresno Pacific University with a master’s degree in teaching/language arts. She recently returned to Fort Wayne from California where she was Sunday School and Discipleship Ministries director at Dinuba Church of the Nazarene. She has accepted the position of SDMI director for Trinity. Kathy has the gifts of organizing and nurturing with a passion for discipleship training and mentoring believers to reach their highest potential in God’s kingdom.
Trent Mounsey - Worship Director
Trent grew up in the church and accepted Jesus into his life at the age of 6. He has always had a love for music and began playing piano when he was 7 years old. At age 13, he realized that he was not walking close to Jesus, so he rededicated his life to the Lord. He soon began playing and singing for the church’s worship team and in the youth band. A few years later, he felt God calling him into music ministry. It was a Sunday morning that Trent felt the prompting of the Holy Spirit to hand over all his life to the Lord. It was this very Sunday that the Lord sanctified him. Trent is taking classes through the Church of the Nazarene’s Course of Study to become an ordained elder. Currently, Trent is pursuing his call of music ministry as Worship Leader here at Trinity. Trent and his wife, Kristen, were married in 2015.
Charlene Clevenger - Administrative Assistant
Charlene is the Church Office Administrative Assistant, and Missionary President. She works at Trinity 8-10 hours a week and also works part-time as Office Manager at Christian Literature for Africa Association. Saved at a young age, Charlene is grateful for her Christian heritage. She graduated from Olivet Nazarene College (now University) in 1980 with a major in English and a minor in music. Char and her husband, Don, have attended Trinity since 1987. They have two adult sons, Justin and Todd.