Leadership

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 37 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 dogs, Jessica and Pippa.

Jason & Britney Bennett

Pastors Jason and Britney Bennett are ordained Foursquare ministers and oversee ministry and pastoral care at Trinity Life Community’s campus in Nashua, NH. 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. The Bennett’s have two children, Jude and Elias.

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 for six years. Jack serves to care for the building and Linda serves as Pastor of Christian Education. 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 and 6 grandchildren. She recently 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 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 - Eleora, Abegayle and Zephan - 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. They have four children Samantha, Zachary, Gabriella and Nathan. 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!

Gill & Linda Provost

Married since June of 1991, Gill and Linda have five adult children and four grandchildren. They were Elders at Trinity Life Community for several years before Gill followed the Lord’s call and became an ordained Foursquare minister; they then transitioned to the TLC pastoral team. For many years Gill has had a passion for the men of the church, and together Gill and Linda have always felt a call to minister to families, marriages in need and in small group environments.

tanya tupick

Tanya is an ordained minister with the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel. She has served as an assisting minister in Berlin NH, Manchester, NH, Norristown, PA and currently serves as the Pastor of Global Mission for Trinity Life Community. She has also served as the district mission representative from 2003-2006 for the Northern New England Foursquare District. She has participated in mission teams to NYC Relief, Costa Rica, Thailand, Ecuador and Kenya. She has been part of Foursquare since 1997 and attended her first missions trip in 2002. She is also a board certified Osteopathic Family Physician who currently works in an urgent care setting. Tanya has a passion to see the lost come to know Christ through making the gospel understandable and accessible.

Sean VaillANCOUrt

Sean is an ordained minister with the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel. His call on his life for ministry began when he was young and he has followed the leading of the Lord in all endeavors since. Sean has worked with children and youth for over 25 years. He has a heart and desire to see students have an experiential encounter with the living God through the word of God and their life adventures. Sean has a desire to partner with youth and families in discipleship as they grow in their knowledge of the power of Jesus in their daily lives.