Our Staff


  • Rev. Roland S. Barnes, Senior Pastor

    Roland S. Barnes is the Senior Pastor of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Statesboro, Georgia. He was organizing pastor of this church body which began as a mission in April of 1981 and was organized in February 1984. Roland is married to his wife of 40 years, Peaches, and has seven grandchildren.

    In addition to leading Trinity Presbyterian Church as Senior Pastor, Roland has served the Presbyterian Church in America in the following capacities:

    • Chairman of a Judicial Commission appointed by the Assembly meeting in Norfolk
    • Secretary of the General Assembly Mission to North America Committee, 1997-2001
    • Chairman of the Mission to North America Committee of Central Georgia Presbytery
    • General Assembly Ad-Hoc committee to study Church/State Issues
    • Oversight commissions for the organization of Golden Isles Presbyterian Church (St. Simons Island, GA), Grace Church of the Islands (Savannah, GA), Kirk O’ the Isles Presbyterian Church (Savannah, GA) First Presbyterian Church of Pooler (Pooler, GA), and New Covenant Presbyterian Church (Richmond Hill, GA)
    • Served Chairman of the Advisory Board for Bethany Christian Services for the State of Georgia,  instrumental in founding of Covenant Care Services, and founded Choices of the Heart Crisis Pregnancy Center.
    • Served on the General Assembly Committee for Review of Presbyteries (later served as Chairman of that committee)
    • Served on the General Assembly Committee on Constitutional Business as its chairman
    • Has taken several teams from Trinity Presbyterian Church, Statesboro on short-term missions trips; two to Mexico, one in Costa Rica, one to Ecuador, and five to Peru; in addition he has traveled to Peru as a conference speaker in 2000-2006; and preached at Missions Conferences in Canada, Mississippi, South Carolina and Alabama.
    • Initiated an outreach ministry to Hispanics in the Statesboro area

    Educational Background

        • 1970 Graduate of Lanier Senior High School for Boys, Macon, GA
        • 1974 Graduate of the University of Georgia; B.A. in Psychology
        • 1978 Graduate of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Trinity International University), Deerfield, Illinois; Masters of Divinity, cum laude


    Publications

    Pamphlets

    • A Rationale for Evening Worship on the Lord’s Day, published by Independent Presbyterian Church, Savannah, GA.
    • Understanding the Miraculous Gifts of the Spirit: The Cessation of Miraculous Sign Gifts, published by the C.E. Committee of Westminster Presbytery, PCA
    • Selecting God’s Men, published by the C.E. Committee of Westminster Presbytery, PCA
    • Knowing Your Creator, an evangelistic Bible study
    • Can Our Churches Grow? A pamphlet on Church Growth from a Reformed Perspective
    • Truth That Will Change Your Life, an evangelistic tract
    • Before You Get That Tatoo
    • Why I Don’t Observe Lent
    • Thinking Correctly About Self
    • Men and Women in the Church
    • What About the Fourth Commandment?
    • Modesty: Cover Up
    • The Practice of Hospitality

    Articles

    • The Counter productivity of Intellectualism: The Helpless Cry of Perplexity


  • Rev. Henry H. Beaulieu, Assistant Pastor & Director of
    Counseling Ministry

    Pastor Beaulieu grew up in Montgomery, Alabama and graduated from Trinity Presbyterian School. He attended Wheaton College on an ROTC scholarship majoring in Philosophy and Political Science. He then served for ten years as an active duty Army Officer, aviator, aviation maintenance officer, and maintenance test pilot. For the last 14 years, Pastor Beaulieu served as the Pastoral Counselor and Family Life minister at Eastwood Presbyterian Church in Montgomery. He came to Trinity Presbyterian Church in the Summer of 2014 where he is serving as the director of the Counseling Ministry and Associate Pastor.


    Pastor Beaulieu still serves as the State Chaplain for the Alabama Army National Guard. He deployed with the 101st Airborne Division during Desert Shield and most recently deployed to Iraq as a brigade chaplain with the 1169th Engineers in support of 1st Cavalry Division.


    Henry graduated from Reformed Theological Seminary with a masters in divinity. He has been certified as a Biblical Counselor with the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors (now Association of Certified biblical Counselors) for over 17 years.


    Henry and his wife Gretchen have been married 22 years and have 4 children: Faith, Margaret, Jonathan, and Jackson.

  • Mr. Jacob Harper, Director of Youth Ministry

    Jacob graduated from Georgia College and State University in May of 2020 with a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science. He became a Christian his freshman year of college and got involved in a campus ministry in which he learned how to walk as a new Christian. He got introduced to and embraced reformed theology as a sophomore and became a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Milledgeville as a Junior. He is excited to work on staff with the youth at Trinity Presbyterian Church!

  • Mr. Andrew Sears, Director of Assimilation, Mobilization, 

    & Outreach

    Andrew grew up in Woodstock, Georgia, where he attended Fellowship Christian School and then went on to graduate from Georgia Southern University with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and minored in Management. Upon graduation Andrew went on Staff with Campus Outreach and is now the Regional Director for C.O. Augusta. Andrew took on the role of Director of Assimilation, Mobilization and Outreach at Trinity Presbyterian Church in August 2019.


    He and his wife, Jordi, have been married for 9 years and have two children; Caleb (4) and Allie (2). Their family lives by their four family values; Faith, Family, Food and Fun.

  • Mrs. Caitlin Frasure, Music Director

    Caitlin is co-founder of the duo “Ascending” with violinist Tricia Bonner (​www.ascendingduo.com). Since the opening concert in 2015, “Ascending” has successfully commissioned and premiered thirteen compositions from composers around the world, concertizing across the United States from Brooklyn, NY to Mansfield, TX. Caitlin earned her MM and BM in Piano Performance from Butler University. She relocated to Savannah, Georgia, in 2018.

  • Mrs. Ellen Martin-Neal, Administrative Assistant

    Ellen grew up in Statesboro, GA, and attended and graduated from Trinity Christian School. She continued her education at Georgia Southern University, where she earned a BFA in Graphic Design. Ellen's parents were some of the founding members of Trinity Presbyterian Church, and she continues to be an active member in several ministries as well as the Administrative Assistant. 


    Ellen and her husband Neal have been married for 9 years.