Trinity United Methodist Church

"Come and See" 
Lenoir City, Tennessee



Pastor Robert Layell came to Trinity in July 2014, from Erwin, TN. He is a native of Southwest Virginia and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Religion at Emory & Henry College and completed Seminary studies at Candler University and Duke University. He has served in the Holston Conference since 1982 and is an Elder in Full Connection. He and his wife Jean have been married for 42 years. They have a daughter, Rebekah Layell Atwell, son-in-law Will Atwell and 3 grandchildren, Benjamin, Sara and Jacob.



 Music Department

Carroll Logan is our Music Director. Carroll and wife Brenda are graduates of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Carroll has served many churches in music, and Brenda has been a Christian educator.  In addition, they have owned gift shops and Carroll has a variety of other business interests. 

Walter Hines
 has been Organist at Trinity for 40 years.  Trinity has always been his family church; and Walter has helped maintain its historical integrity.   Walter retired as social studies teacher at Lenoir City Middle School.  

Our pianist, Jennifer Gibson, and her husband, David, reside in Kingston.
 Jennifer comes to us from another church in this area.


Youth & Children

Trinity is current seeking a part-time director for children and youth. Contact the church office for more information.




Stephanie Massey is the Administrative Assistant.  She works in the church office 5 days a week from  8:30 am to 12:30.  She and her family live in Lenoir City and have 4 children.

Gaylon McDaniel
is the Building and Grounds Caretaker.  Gaylon lives across the street in a previous Trinity church parsonage. He is also groundskeeper at Executive Meadows, and has taught Sunday School classes at Trinity.

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