Trinity Baptist Church
Monday, March 02, 2015
An international and multi-generational community dedicated to making disciples of Jesus who are growing in faith, obedience, & joy, as we go out to advance God's kingdom
Our Elders

Fred Atkins

Elder Fred Atkins Fred Atkins is the Chairman of the Board of Elders and has attended Trinity since 1994. He has served on the Trinity Board as Board Chair, Interim Board member and was the head of the 2003 Pastoral Search Committee. He and his wife Susannah have been involved in various levels of ministry including Youth, Prayer and small groups and are both licensed social workers with a calling to help people achieve wholeness. Fred also taught middle school math and is particularly interested in reconciliation and mediation work.

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Ross Queener

Elder Ross Queener Ross Queener has been attending Trinity since the fall of 1997. In his time at Trinity Ross has served on the Small Groups Commission, Church Leadership Nominating Committee, Management Team, and has been involved in new members training, and small group leaders' training. In 2005 Ross became an elder. Ross and his wife, Cindy, are on staff with the Campus Ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ and give leadership to the ministry here in NYC. They are raising their two daughters, Carin and Meg, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. They hope, by God's grace, to live in NYC for the rest of their lives — it's the best place in the world to live!

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Timothy Tien

Elder Tim Tien Timothy Tien has attended Trinity since 2002. His involvement in church life since that time includes the worship ministry, couples' small groups, Bright Beginnings children's ministry, and the Elder Nominating Committee. His previous local church experience includes roles as a Sunday School teacher, youth minister, worship director, governing board member, deacon, and elder. He and his wife Alice have been married since 1995, and they have two daughters and a son: Ellie, Gabi, and Theo. Tim studied engineering, and has worked in technology, risk management, quantitative trading and portfolio management for companies in the financial sector.

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James Leonard

Elder James Leonard James Leonard has been the Associate Pastor of Trinity since 2003 and is the newest appointee to the Elder board (having joined in late 2010). James focuses on all things community including small groups, midsize groups, retreats, getaways, special events, Alpha, Men's and Women's Ministries, community outreach, etc. He has been married to his wife Elizabeth since 2002 and they live in Brooklyn with two cats (Tobias and Queen Ann Sassafras). James received his MDiv. At Alliance Theological Seminary and is now in the final stages of his DMin. At Fuller Theological Seminary.

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