Pastor David Brown

Pastor David Brown

A lifelong member of Trinity UCC, David Brown served as our Minister of Welcome & Communication for 5 years before being called as Pastor. He served as Pastor of East Market Street UCC for 3 years, helping that congregation through the process of of selling their building and nesting at another church for 14 months. David and his wife, Janice are involved with Faith Formation, music and many other aspects of church life. They have two adult children, Sarah, who is a member of Trinity, and Andrew, who attends Bowling Green State University.

Judy Music Director

Judy Schwager

Director of Music


Judy Schwager is a graduate of Saint John’s University (Collegeville, MN) and Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH) with degrees in Liturgical Music and Music Education. Her areas of interest are choral/vocal instruction, different styles of choral music especially unaccompanied singing, designing and planning worship services, children’s music education, and leading congregational participation. Outside of church music work, Judy is a bartender at a local microbrewery, takes film photos on her mom’s old Minolta, and enjoys time with her family and three cats.


Leeanna Swisher

 Office Assistant

Leeanna has been a Trinity member for more than 20 years, drawn to the church by our Carillon bells. She is a Deacon on our Church Council and helps in the kitchen. She lives in Akron’s North Hill neighborhood with her husband and their 3 dogs.

Akron Church

Ed Long


Ed grew up in nearby Cuyahoga Falls. He has served our church and congregation for more than 20 years. He keeps our building looking good and running smoothly, and coordinates the many groups who use our facility during the week.

Ed is a Cleveland Indians fan, and likes classic rock-and-roll and a good joke.