The Rev. Jim Kee-Rees

Jim Kee-Rees

RECTOR

Fr. Jim attended college at Oklahoma Baptist University and worked as a youth minister in the late 1980’s.  He went on to attend seminary at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky while working as a pastor at West Fork Baptist Church in Southern Indiana. Fr. Jim graduated from SBTS in 1994 and moved to Atlanta, Georgia to train and work as a chaplain for the Emory University Hospital System.  While working at Emory, he made the switch from the Baptist Church to the Episcopal Church and was received on Easter Sunday in 1996. He began attending the General Theological Seminary in 2000 and graduated in May 2001.  After Seminary, he worked as an associate priest at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Atlanta, Georgia and later as the Native American Missioner for the Diocese of Oklahoma, where he remained until accepting the call from Trinity. Fr. Jim is married to JoBeth and they have two school aged children, Sophia and Luke.

Email: jim@trinitywelcomesyou.org

Jennifer Allison

INTERIUM MUSIC MINISTRIES 

Jennifer started in February 2017 at Trinity Episcopal Church as Interim Music Ministries. Jennifer graduated from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene with a bachelor's in Music Education.   She is currently in her fifth year as head choir director at Victoria East High School. 

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Ada Sutherland

Ada Sutherland

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PINE ST. COMMUNITY CENTER

Ada has played an integral part in workings of Victoria's Episcopal churches, having served as the Youth Minister for Trinity and Saint Francis and the director of Victoria's EfM Program. Ada retired from the position of Youth Minister in 2006 and in late 2007 accepted the position of Trinity Church Lay Minstry Coordinator. In 2012/13 her focus moved toward the Victoria Episcopal Ministry of the Pine Street Community Center.

Email: ada@trinitywelcomesyou.org

Jim Jenkins

ORGANIST

Jim was called in August 2007 as organist and to lead the Trinity Church adult and children’s choirs. Jim plays the piano and Trinity’s grand organ.

Kennith Jones

Kennith Jones

FACILITY MANAGER

Kennith came to Trinity in 2010 with a diverse background in the field of maintenance. Known as “Mr. Fix-it," Kennith's expertise includes plumbing, electrical and carpentry. He works closely with Jose Montes to keep both the church and school buildings safe and clean. 

Email: kennith@trinitywelcomesyou.org

Bonnie Reeves

Bonnie Reeves

Bonnie graduated from the University of Mary Hardin Baylor in 1993 with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration in Accounting,  She earned the designation of Certified Public Accountant in 2003 and completed her Master’s in Business Administration in 1998.  After working in private industry for over 20 years, Bonnie felt called to ordained ministry.  She attended the Iona School for Ministry and was ordained in June 2016 and serves small rural churches in the area. Bonnie began working part-time for Trinity in August 2015 as a bookkeeper and is now the Financial Administrator for the Church.  She is also serving as the Campaign Coordinator for the capital building project that is currently being studied.

 

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Stephanie Pfeil

Stephanie Pfeil

DIRECTOR OF FAMILY MINISTRIES

Stephanie started at Trinity in November 2016. She is a Victoria native with a Bachelors degree in Youth Ministry from Texas Lutheran University. Stephanie serves as the contact person for all youth related activities such as Youth Group, BRIDGE, Mission Trips, Confirmation and many other family oriented activities.

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Stephanie Pfeil

Ilene Pena

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Ilene started at Trinity as administrative assistant in March 2016. She is the contact person for central information for the church such as scheduling, pastoral care, altar flowers and newsletter editor.

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