Leadership
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Grant Stokes

Our Priest

After graduating seminary, I moved to the area and was ordained to the priesthood on Holy Cross Day, 2013. During my five-year tenure at a local parish I began to fall in love with this area and the people of this diocese. In 2017 I moved to Portsmouth and began to see the exciting things happening just down the street from my house at Trinity. I inquired with the Bishop’s office about a position and I am now the Priest-in-charge here! Trinity is a wonderful parish and I am honored to serve here.
Linda Torres

Linda Torres

Parish Administrator

Linda made Hampton Roads her home back in 1976 when she moved from a small town in Michigan. She raised her family in Newport News and moved to Portsmouth in 2005. When she is not busy administering to the parish, you will probably find her painting, in either acrylics or on porcelain.

Email Linda

admin@trinityportsmouth.org
Gizelle Moran

Gizelle Moran

Children's Ministry Director

Gizelle Moran is from Pensacola, Florida, where she met her husband, Chris, while he was in Naval Flight Training. She graduated from the University of West Florida with a B.A. in education and has worked with Children and Youth for over 11 years. She also has a certification in Godly Play and in Children’s Ministry. When Gizelle is not working with our Children and Families, she enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her husband and two daughters, Amelia and Vivian.

Email Gizelle

gizelle@trinity-portsmouth.org
Tony Macklan

Tony Macklan

Sexton

Tony Macklin has been the sexton at Trinity for almost 30 years. Loved by all, he is the man you go to if you have question about Trinity or need anything done. He takes pride in keeping our facilites in sparkling clean and he does it all with a smile in his heart. He keeps a ready supply of birthday cards on hand, and a vase of flowers if you aren’t feeling well. Born and raised in Portsmouth, he loves his North Carolina Tarheels and his shoes. This man has a shoe for every outfit. . . and do not get caught getting his tennis shoes dirty!

Email Tony

tony@trinity-portsmouth.org
Jacky Rodes

Jacky Rodes

Godly Play Coordinator

Jacky Rodes has called Hampton Roads her home since she was a young girl. She is a born and raised Episcopalian and has worked close with Children’s ministry for many years as a Sunday school teacher; Catechesis and Godly Play, and has been a director of Christian formation for 4 years. Jacky has a Bachelors and Masters in education from Longwood University and has completed Liturgical training in Godly Play. She currently lives in Chesapeake, VA with her husband and two children, Maggie and Dustin, along with their menagerie of 9 pets.

Email Jacky

jacky@trinity-portsmouth.org
Jack Levick

Jack Levick

Organist & Director of Music

It is indeed an honor to be your new Organist and Choirmaster at Trinity. As a Norfolk native, a music graduate of Old Dominion University, and Organist and Choirmaster at First Lutheran Church, I know of Trinity’s fine musical tradition. I received a Master of Sacred Music degree (cum laude) from New York’s Union Theological Seminary and while there, was a musical assistant at the iconic St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church. Subsequently, in the Midwest I served First-Plymouth Church, the third largest UCC church in the country, followed by a position at First Presbyterian in Florida. I am delighted to return to the area of my roots and look forward to an exciting new challenge at Trinity Church.

Email Jack

jack@trinity-portsmouth.org

Vestry

Leadership Team

We are a group of people who strive to love the Lord our God and one another. We come from a variety of different backgrounds but what binds us together is our commitment to becoming better followers of Jesus Christ. As Episcopalians our worship is shaped by the Book of Common Prayer. We firmly hold that what we pray is what we believe, and this shapes how we live.

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