Elders

Hank Miltenberger

Elder/Chairman

    

 

Hank Grew up in Covington, LA, 1 of 8 Miltenberger children. After a number of years living away, he moved back to Covington in 1980. Hank is a practicing lawyer but in 1984 began running the family business, Gilsbar. He married Cheryl in 1974 an dis 1982 had their only child, Cackey who attends Trinity with her husband Ryan and Hank and Cheryl’s grandchildren, Adelaide and Eloise. Hank Came to Christ in 1970 and was involved in Campus Crusade and Navigators. Hank and Cheryl have attended Trinity since 1980 and hank has previously served as an Elder and Deacon.

 


Randy Aultman

Elder

Randy has been a member of Trinity Church since Trinity met in the gym at Northlake Christian School. He and Peggy have a daughter, Maggie, who is 24. He has lived in Covington for most of his life, earning a living as a landscape architect and architect. He has served as an elder at Trinity once previously.


Lance Bourgeois

Elder / Senior Pastor

    

Lance joined the staff of Trinity Church as Senior Pastor in June of 2014. He grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and is a graduate of Louisiana State University (Bachelor of Arts in Psychology), Dallas Theological Seminary (Master of Theology in Family Life Ministry), and Fuller Theological Seminary (Doctor of Ministry in Youth, Family, and Culture). He married Ellen, his college sweetheart, in 1994, two weeks after graduating from LSU and two days before moving to Dallas for graduate school. Ellen grew up in Metairie, Louisiana, and is also a graduate of LSU. They have two children, a son, Taylor, and a daughter, Anna Katherine.

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Trinity Church marks just the fourth church staff Lance has served on in the last 25 years. Over that time, he has ministered in the following pastoral ministries: junior and senior high students, college, family, counseling, education, equipping, and missions. Regardless of the specifics of any one ministry, the goal remains the same: to proclaim Christ, admonishing and teaching so that everyone can be presented mature in Him (Colossians 1:28).


George Durant

Elder

George has been a member of Trinity Church since 1998. He is married to Lynn and has two children: Ross, age 27 and Katherine, age 25. He was born and raised in New Orleans. He and Lynn moved to Mandeville in 1991 where they raised their children. He is currently employed by IBM in New Orleans. Before attending Trinity Church, they attended Covington Presbyterian Church.


Pete Hendry

Elder

  

Pete was part of the beginning of Trinity Church in the early 1970’s. He and Martha were married in 1962 and have two children, Susan Hendry Brown and Jimmy Hendry and six grandchildren. They moved to Covington in 1968 and opened General Animal Hospital.  He is still practicing veterinary medicine. He has served as an Elder at Trinity in past years.


Bill Reese

Elder

Bill and his wife Carol have been members of Trinity Church for 20 years. He became a Christian during his senior year of high school when he went forward at a Billy Graham movie. He and Carol have two adult daughters, Stephanie and Susan and have two grandchildren. He has been involved in various ministries at Trinity including serving on the finance committee during his time here. He is currently a finance professor at Tulane University in New Orleans and lives in Mandeville.


George Rhode

Elder

George has been a member of Trinity Church since April 1998. He and his wife Alice L. Rhode have been married for 33 years, and have 5 children, Hanna, Faye, Eli, Aaron and Rebecca, ages 33 to 21. They have resided in Mandeville since 1986. He is VP of research and development at MMI Culinary Services on the south shore. We previously attended New Covenant Presbyterian Church in Mandeville.