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The Clergy & Staff of Trinity Church 

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Rector: The Rev. Paul Jeanes III

(609) 924-2277 ext. 103

Paul has served as the Rector of Trinity Church in Princeton since the fall of 2008. In addition to his service at Trinity, Paul is on the board of Religious Ministries PHCS, an ex-officio member of the Trinity Counseling Service Board of Directors, as well as a member of the Diocesan Council for the Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey, and former Dean of the Trenton Convocation.

Prior to coming to Trinity, Paul served for nine years as rector of St. James’ Church in Pewee Valley, KY. He also served for two years as Assistant Priest at Christ Church Cathedral and Chaplain for Home of the Innocents both in Louisville, KY...


Associate Rector: The Rev. Joanne Epply-Schmidt

(609) 924-2277 ext. 117

Joanne was baptized at ECP while an undergraduate at Princeton University ('82). Prior to joining the staff at Trinity, Joanne served for many years as both a long and short term supply priest to over 40 parishes in the Diocese. She served for 11 years as a priest at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Pennington, NJ before joining the staff of Storytelling Arts of Princeton, a non-profit literacy and arts program.

Joanne has an abiding commitment to pastoral ministry in and reform of the justice system. For over a decade...

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Associate Rector: The Rev. Dr. Kara N. Slade

(609) 924-2277 ext. 105

A native of Pensacola, Florida, cradle Episcopalian, and lifelong Southerner, Kara is currently finishing her PhD in Christian theology and ethics with research interests that include Karl Barth, Søren Kierkegaard, the ethics of science and technology, and medical ethics. She earned the BSE, MS, and PhD in mechanical engineering and materials science at Duke's Pratt School of Engineering, and then joined the National Aeronautics and Space Administration as a research engineer and test manager for...


Curate: Brother Christopher Mcnabb

(609) 924-2277 ext. 107

Chris was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. He grew up in the same house his dad grew up in. Graduating from Rosemont School of the Holy Child and Devon Preparatory School, Chris went on to study Religion at La Salle University where he minored in Leadership & Global Understanding and had a concentration in Spanish. After graduating college, Chris served as a campus minister and theology teacher in Catholic high schools in the Philadelphia area. He also lived in an intentional community with other young adult volunteers where he worked at a women's prison...

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Director of Music: Tom Whittemore

(609) 924-2277 ext. 116

Tom Whittemore has been Director of Music at Trinity Church since 2004. He began his music career in the choir of Trinity Church (New Haven, CT). As a youth he performed in numerous opera roles at Yale University and was the treble soloist in the European premier of Leonard Bernstein’s MASS, at the composer’s request, at the famed Konzerthaus in Vienna, Austria. As a young adult, Tom took up organ studies at Choate Rosemary Hall and the Peabody Conservatory at Johns Hopkins University. He previously served...

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Office Manager: Hannah Johnson

(609) 924-2277 ext. 108

Hannah has been on staff at Trinity since March 2015.

Since receiving a receiving a degree in Women's Ministries in 2007, Hannah has provided administrative support to several churches and organizations. Her roles have focused on supporting Christian education and professionals working with special needs children.

She and her husband, Charles, have been married for 10 years and have 1 cat, Sophie.

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Iconographer in Residence : Maureen McCormick


Maureen attended her first iconography workshop with Vladislav Andrejev, founder of the Prosopon School of Iconology, at Trinity in 1996. Although trained as a secular fine artist (she holds an MFA from the Tyler School of Art, Temple University), Maureen was immediately drawn to the medium and to the mystical theology that informs this centuries-old sacred art of the Christian East...


Parish Accountant: Elly Matsil

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Bio coming soon.





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The Vestry and Our Representatives


Diocesan Convention

Representatives 2019
Gus Escher
Maureen McCormick
Gil Quinton

Alternates 2019
Randy Currier
Julia Garry
Rosemary Parish

Diocesan Convocation Representatives
Helen Burke
Bonnie Bivins
Nancy Metcalf
Ed Metcalf
Trudy Sykes
Phil Unetic


Trey Delaney, Senior Warden
Scott McGoldrick, Junior Warden
Stephen Evans, Finance

Class of 2019
Brett Boal
Grant Fraser
Curtis Hoberman
Amelia Willson

Class of 2020
Stephen Evans
Julia Garry
Victor Gibbs
Andrea Hyde

Class of 2021

Eric Brown
Michael Edwards
Susan MacGregor
Tara Sikma