Our Leaders

Rev. Kate Mackereth Fulton (she/they) joined the Trinity family on July 1, 2022 as pastor. Her previous service includes time as associate pastor at St. Paul’s UMC in Kensington, and as a chaplain at Saint Elizabeths Hospital and MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. They hold M.Div (2017) and M.A. (2013) degrees from Wesley Theological Seminary and are currently pursuing their doctorate at Fuller Theological Seminary. Pastor Kate is passionate about ministry with those experiencing mental illness, walking alongside the LGBTQ+ community, anti-racism and social justice advocacy. She also serves as vice-chair of Young Clergy Women International, an organization supporting over 1,600 clergywomen under 40 around the world. Their hobbies include writing, fostering for her local animal shelter and collecting (and using) fountain pens. Pastor Kate identifies as queer and resides with her spouse Andrew in Annandale, VA.

You can reach Pastor Kate at kate(at)trinity-germantown(dot)org.


Our Staff

Kimberly Blanchard, Accompanist

Sally Glick, Administrator

Kristina Leach, Facility Coordinator

Tracey Flater, Bookkeeper

Sarah Utz, Godly Play coordinator

Our Leadership Structure

A Discipleship Council oversees our mission and ministry with people of all ages. They set the spiritual vision of the church and help us to Follow the Joyful Way of Christ. Ricky Ballew is the current Chair of the Discipleship Council.

An Administrative Council handles the finances, building, and staff needs. They are committed to stewarding the resources of the church in ways that support our mission and ministry. Laurie Clark is the current Chair of the Administrative Council.