• Pastor GILBERT STONES 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.

  • Mary Ann Jakes office administrator

    MaryAnn joined the staff in October of 2012.

  • Jeff Manildi director of discipleship

    Jeff has been Trinity's Director of Discipleship Ministries since 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. Jeff attended Azusa Pacific University where he majored in Theology.  Jeff spends his free time with his family in addition to hosting and co-producing two podcasts: Irenicast & Divine Cinema.