Pastoral staff

Tom & Cathy Johnston

Lead Pastors

Rev. Dr. Tom Johnston and Rev. Cathy Johnston are both ordained ministers with the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel (ICFG). Tom has been in pastoral ministry for thirty years and is currently serving as the Lead Pastor of The Trinity Life Community, The Bedford Foursquare Church. Tom holds a Ph.D. in education, with a specific focus on adult leader development. While serving alongside her husband, Cathy has worked as a registered nurse for 40 years, holding a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing as well as a Master of Science Degree in Management.

Tom and Cathy have started four Foursquare churches in New Hampshire, and from within these churches have raised up over 40 Foursquare Pastors into credentialed ministry, along with seven more churches planted out of those congregations. Tom has a passionate commitment to the Body of Christ, which is expressed in his leading and caring for a local congregation as well as serving in regional, national, and global contexts to see God’s people mature into the fullness of Christ.

Tom is also an author, educator, mentor, and the co-founder of The Praxis Center for Church Development. Praxis works with pastors and denominational leaders from over 70 different denominations within the global Body of Christ. (Tom does a lot of different things. For his full bio, click here.)

Tom and Cathy reside in Bedford, NH, with their dog, Jessica.

Jason & Britney Bennett

Pastors Jason and Britney Bennett are ordained Foursquare ministers. Originally from Central Florida, they moved to rural New Hampshire in 2010 to serve as missionaries at a residential addiction care ministry for young men and women. Jason and Britney joined TLC’s pastoral team in 2018. Jason serves as Director of Worship Technology and they serve together coordinating Communications for all aspects of ministry of Trinity Life Community. The Bennett’s have two children.

Jack & Linda Brady

Jack and Linda are ordained Foursquare pastors and have served as pastors for two decades in various roles. They have served as Assisting Ministers at TLC since 2014. Jack serves to care for the building and Linda serves as Pastor of Christian Education. She also serves as Head of Schools for the Trinity Life School - The Trinity Early Learning Center and The Trinity School of Bedford. They have been married for 40 years and have two adult sons and two granddaughters.

Marjorie clark

Marjie is an ordained Fourquare minister who was born in Boston, but grew up in San Jose, California as the oldest of five children. She has two adult children, 5 grandchildren and one great grandchild! She returned, for the second time, to New Hampshire because this is, as she says, ‘my heart’s home’. She is officially ‘retired’ but works part time with TLC and TELC. She loves reading, writing, and teaching and is passionate about seeing people grow in their relationship with God through a lifestyle that embraces prayer and the Word of God.

J. Alan & Jodie McCay

Jodie and J. Alan are ordained Foursquare ministers and have served with Tom & Cathy since 2003; they have served on many levels of leadership throughout those years. J Alan serves on the pastoral staff in several capacities, including facilitating Connection groups. J. Alan is also a tractor trailer driver for a local lumber company. Jodie serves as the Pastor of Financial Administration for TLC as well as for the Trinty Life Schools, and is also the Operations Coordinator for The Praxis Center for Church Development. Together they have grown in understanding their identities as a son and daughter of God, and have a passion to help others understand their identity. They are the parents of three wonderful children and love being a part of the community of TLC.

Tim & Selina Mcginnin

Tim and Selina are ordained Foursquare ministers, they serve at Trinity Life Community, Tim as Executive Pastor, Selina in discipleship and pastoral care. New Hampshire natives, they accepted Jesus into their lives when they were 16 and 15 years old respectively and have been married since 2008, and have five children.  Tim has an M.S. in Management and Nonprofit Leadership and Selina has an M.S. in Accounting. Both work bi-vocationally; Tim as an Adjunct Professor for Manchester Community College and Selina as an Accounting Manager for a local restaurant group. They both have a passion to see people become disciple making disciples who thrive as sons and daughters of God!

Kevin & Annie Shepherd

Kevin and Annie have served the Lord together for nearly 20 years. Kevin is an ordained Foursquare minister who has served on both sides of the country, primarily in youth ministry and discipleship.  Bi-vocationally, he serves on the management team of a local credit union as well as  youth pastor for TLC. Annie has a love and gifting for children, particularly infants and toddlers, and runs her own in-home daycare. She is a skilled administrator and is passionate about helping people and serving wherever there is a need. Annie helps coordinate the Children’s Discipleship team and serves alongside Kevin with the youth. Together, Kevin and Annie desire to see people live in right relationship with God through the encouragement of healthy community! They have 3 amazing children!