Who We Are

Trinity Lutheran Church is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (www.elca.org) and the Lower Susquehanna Synod (www.lss-elca.org).

Pastor Karen

Rev. Dr. Karen J. Durbin (pastorkjd@gmail.com)
Pastor Karen began her ministry at Trinity in February 2017.  She has lived in the Mechanicsburg area for many years with her husband, David.  They have three grown children and three grandsons.

Melissa Jacoby – Minister of Music
Melissa was hired as Minister of Music in February 2022. She has a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Gettysburg College and taught at Fairfield Area Middle and High Schools for 20 years. She continues to teach private instrumental music lessons at home. In addition to music, Melissa is a volunteer at local farmer’s markets.

Debbie Schue – Parish Administrator
Debbie grew up in Mechanicsburg, moved to Etters in 1986, and then Lewisberry in 1992, where she still lives with her husband, Terry. They have been married since 1985 and have two grown daughters, three grandsons, and a granddaughter. Debbie has many years of experience working with religious organizations. She enjoys being outdoors, biking, walking, hiking, swimming, gardening, reading a good book, and being with family and friends.