Nominees

The election of church officers for the Class of 2024 will be held at a congregational meeting called for that purpose after each morning service on December 5, 2021. All communicant members are eligible to vote. There are six openings for elder and nine openings for deacon. The corporation of Trinity Presbyterian Church will also elect a Trustee for the Class of 2024.

Elder Nominees

David Funderburk

David heard the gospel all of his life from his Christian parents, and made a profession of faith when he was twelve years old. In 1967, he was baptized at First Baptist Church in Tuskegee. He became a member of Trinity in 1984. He was ordained as a deacon in 1995, and as an elder in 2014. He has served on various committees and ministries including Missions, Worship and Music, Shepherding, Administration, and the Executive Committee. He has participated in mission trips to Poland, Jamaica, and Mexico. David received a BS in Business Administration from Auburn University and is the owner of Little Mountain Growers. David and his wife, Leah, have two daughters.

Stephen Morris

Stephen became a Christian and was baptized at the age of eight in Selma, Alabama. He joined Trinity Presbyterian Church in 1995. He was ordained as a deacon in 1999 and as an elder in 2017. Stephen has participated in several mission trips to Jamaica and Mexico. He is currently Chairman of the Trinity Church 24:14 Missions Board. Stephen holds a Bachelor degree from Auburn University and is Director of Governmental Affairs with the Alabama Department of Labor. Stephen and his wife, Frances, have raised three children, and are the grandparents of one. 

Todd Parsons

Todd is a product of the faithful prayers of his parents and their teaching, as well as faithful pastors and Sunday School teachers at Trinity. He joined Trinity Church in 1977 by profession of faith. He was ordained as a deacon in 1999, and as an elder in 2012. Todd has taught Sunday School and men’s Bible studies. He has served as chairman, treasurer, and secretary of the Diaconate. Todd has served on many Diaconate committees and Session ministries. Todd is a Financial Advisor and Partner with Parsons Broach Financial Services. His hobbies are fishing, hunting, and hiking. He and his wife, Kasi, have two sons. 

Mike Schrier

Mike made a profession of faith in 1956 and was baptized at Second Reformed Church in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He joined Trinity Church in 1975 and has served as deacon and elder. Mike has taught various classes and Bible studies throughout the years. He has served on the Mercy, Worship and Music, Congregational Care, Missions, Shepherding, and Outreach Committees and Ministries. Retired from education, Mike enjoys fishing, reading, vocal music, travel, teaching, and Bible study. He and his wife, Lorna, have two children, and two grandchildren. 

Ken Williams IV

Ken made a profession of faith and was baptized at Trinity Church in 1976. He was ordained as an elder in 2008. He has served on the Missions, Outreach, and Congregational Care Committees. Ken has been involved in several mission trips, and has served on local boards for Common Ground Montgomery and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He is involved in small-group discipleship of men, re-emphasizing the role men have in families, the workplace, and with friends. Ken earned his BS Degree in Business Management from Auburn University and is the owner of Alpha Lumber & Supply Company, Inc. He enjoys spending time with family, traveling, cycling, and bird hunting. Ken and his wife, Caroline, have two adult daughters. 

Frank Young III

Frank was baptized as an infant in Clinton, South Carolina, in 1961. He became a Christian as a child at Trinity Church. He was ordained as an elder in 2011. He has taught the Seekers Sunday School class for many years, and has also served on the Worship and Music Committee. Frank participated in a mission trip to Reynosa, Mexico, in 2008. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from Auburn University and his MD from the University of Alabama, Birmingham Medical School. He is an ophthalmologist with 20/20 Ophthalmic Associates. He enjoys woodworking. He and his wife, Anne, have three children. 

Deacon Nominees

Bob Brown

Bob was blessed to grow up in a Christian home and became a Christian at an early age. He joined Trinity Church in 2000 by transfer of letter from a local PCA church. Bob is a member of the Stakely Sunday School Class and serves as an usher at Trinity. He is a member of a Thursday morning Paseo Group and helps teach a Wednesday morning Bible study. While Bob has not participated in a mission trip, he has supported many, including those with his children. Bob is an active supporter of First Choice Montgomery. He received a degree in Management and Computer Science from Huntingdon College, and his MBA from Liberty University. Bob is a senior project manager with the Strategic Information Group. He and his wife, Susan, have three children. 

Mike Bunce

Mike was baptized at Peoples Church in East Lansing, Michigan. He joined Trinity Church by reaffirmation of faith in 2005. Mike became a Christian while attending a two-year Bible Study, and then agreed to teach it in 1993. He was ordained as a deacon at Trinity in 2008. He has taught Bethel Bible Series, has served on several Trinity ministries, and is a member of the Chancel Choir. Mike has participated in mission trips to Belize, Mexico, China, and Turkey. He has been involved with Family Promise, Sav-A-Life, Montgomery Christian School, and Patterson Court tutoring. He received a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Michigan State and a Master of Business Administration from Wake Forest. Mike is the Director of Operations for Westside Wood Works, providing employment for marginalized men and studying Biblical Manhood with them. His hobbies are camping, kayaking, bicycling, and old house renovation. Mike and his wife, Susan, have two adult children and five grandchildren. 

Will Chapman

Will was baptized at First Presbyterian Church in Eutaw, Alabama, and made a profession of faith as a fourth grader. He joined Trinity Church in 1984. Will has taught fourth and fifth grade Sunday School at Trinity. He participated in a dental mission trip to Honduras in 1998, and has volunteered with Family Promise and House to House Ministries. He is a Fellowship of Christian Athletes board member. Will served on the Trinity diaconate from 2017 until 2020. He holds a degree in Economics from Birmingham Southern College, a DMD from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry, and an MS in the Orthodontic Program. He is a self-employed orthodontist in Montgomery. Will enjoys tennis, hunting, and fishing. He and his wife, Amy, have two children. 

Lee Davis

Lee grew up in a Christian home and became a Christian at an early age. After college, and prior to marriage, he made a reaffirmation of faith. He was baptized at Camden Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. Lee joined Trinity in 2014 by transfer of letter from a local PCA church where he served on the diaconate, the Buildings and Grounds Committee, and the Finance Committee. Lee participated in a mission trip to Reynosa, Mexico in 2016. He serves as a greeter and an usher at Trinity. Lee has a BS degree in Forestry Management with a Minor in Business from Auburn University. He is a Forester and Manager of Davis Land & Timber LLC. Lee enjoys hunting, fishing, and outdoor activities. He and his wife, Amelia, have three sons. 

Spears Griffin

Spears was baptized as an infant at Trinity Church. He completed the Communicant Class and became a member in 1990. He was ordained as a deacon in 2009, and serves as Servant on Sunday and as an usher. He is involved with the ministry of Common Ground Montgomery. Spears holds a Bachelor Degree in Business from the University of Alabama and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Auburn University of Montgomery. He is a licensed real estate agent in Alabama and earned a Certified Commercial Investment Manager designation. Spears is currently Vice President of Faulkner Tile. He enjoys hunting, fishing, golf, and coaching little league. He and his wife, Meagan, have three sons. 

Braden Lee

Braden was baptized as an infant in Pensacola, Florida. He became a Christian at the age of twelve and joined Trinity in 2002 by reaffirmation of faith. Braden was ordained as a deacon in 2009, and has served as Chairman of the Diaconate. He has taught Third Grade Sunday School and is a member of the Chancel Choir. He has served on the Missions and the Worship and Music Committees. Braden received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Auburn University. He is employed by Amedisys Hospice as an Area Vice President of Business Development. He enjoys sports and working on cars. Braden and his wife, Margaret, have two children. 

Bobby McLendon IV

Bobby was raised in the church and became a Christian as a teenager. He was baptized in 2000 at Fairfield Highlands Presbyterian Church and joined Trinity Church in 2019 by reaffirmation of faith. Bobby has served as an usher in the church and is willing to serve in any capacity that the Lord sees fit. He participated in a mission trip to Nicaragua in 2007. Bobby studied Biology, Chemistry, and Spanish at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is a Talent Development Specialist with Professional Financial Services. He enjoys coaching youth sports, competitive shooting, and hunting. Bobby and his wife, Lea, have two sons.

Clay Teague

Clay was baptized as an infant and became a communicant member of Trinity in 1992. Clay was ordained as a deacon in 2014. He currently serves as an usher as well as Servant on Sunday, and has previously served on the Stephen and Shepherding Committees. Clay has taught Fourth Grade Sunday school and is involved with Family Promise, the YMCA, Family Sunshine Center, and Christian Legal Society. Clay participated in mission trips to Athens, Greece, in 2013 and 2017. He received a B.A. from the University of Alabama and a Juris Doctorate from the Birmingham School of Law. He is a self-employed attorney. Clay’s hobbies are spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, traveling, and sports. He and his wife, Jayme, have two children. 

Steve Wales

Steve became a Christian and was baptized in 1989 at Amite Baptist Church in Louisiana. He became a member of Trinity in 2003 and was ordained as a deacon in 2008. He has taught various children’s Sunday school classes. He has served on the Ministry to Children, Ministry of Missions, and the Facilities Committee. He participated in a mission trip to the Republic of Georgia in 1998, helping to design a Christian school. Steve’s education includes degrees from the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs in Civil Engineering, a Master’s degree from Troy University in Adult Education, and a Master’s of Biblical Theology degree from Luther Rice Seminary, earned in 2003. He is currently a Civil Engineer with the United States Air Force. He also teaches Pre-Calculus at Eastwood Christian School. His hobbies are home improvement, camping, and hiking. He and his wife, Desireé, have five children. 

Trustee Nominee

John Albritton, Jr.

John was baptized as an infant at Trinity Church and became a Christian during Trinity’s spiritual emphasis week in 1968. He is an ordained elder at Trinity and has served on many ministries including Finance, Administration, Shepherding and Congregational Care. John has made two mission trips to Russia and three mission trips to Cuba with Josh McDowell Ministries. John holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Vanderbilt, and an LLB from the University of Alabama. He is a retired senior trust officer with AmSouth Bank. His hobbies are sailing, fishing, and hunting. John is married to Ann, and they have three adult children and five grandchildren.