• Pastor GILBERT STONES

    lead pastor

    Born and raised in San Diego, California, “Pastor G” is a proud third-generation native Californian. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego; studied at San Francisco Theological Seminary; and has his Master of Divinity degree from Fuller Theological Seminary. Ordained in 1981, he has served churches in Arizona, Southern California, Hawaii and the Central Coast. His passion is for worship, spirituality and sacrament as the base from which the Church is equipped to serve the world. He is married to Rachel, has a daughter, Jennifer in Arizona, and shares his home with two cats.


  • Barbara Hoff music director & organist

    Hoff has been a member of Trinity since 1967, and Organist-Choir Director since 1968. She is an active member of San Luis Obispo County's musical community, playing with the SLO Symphony, accompanying the Vocal Arts Ensemble and appearing in chamber music and recital programs.

  • Jeff Manildi director of discipleship

    Jeff is Trinity's Director of Discipleship Ministries and joined us in June of 2012. Before joining us here at Trinity Jeff and his wife, Kathryn, ministered in Atascadero for 10 years with youth and young adults. They both attended Azusa Pacific University where Jeff majored in Theology and Kathryn in Psychology. Jeff and Kathryn are also parents of two beautiful twin girls, Selah & Kaydence.

  • Mary Ann Jakes administrative assistant

    MaryAnn joined us in October of 2012. She is a local native, born in San Luis Obispo and raised in Grover (before it was Beach) City. She spent several years traveling around the world as an Army wife before returning to the Central Coast with her family in 1996.  MaryAnn enjoys spending her free time working with the Central Coast Hour Exchange and watching baseball, especially the San Luis Obispo Blues.