Church Lineage with Selected Milestones
On March 12, 1968 Reverend Rubin L. Creel, acting on a vision from God, made a plea over KNDI radio program, “Gospel Music Time”, to meet at his home to organize a church. Nine people answered his plea and thus,
1968 - Rapid growth in membership required a larger facility. Trinity was relocated to a Quonset hut at
1970 - As a result of highway construction planning and continual growth in membership the hut had to be vacated. For two years, service was held in a renovated theater in
1972 - Property was purchased in
1978 - Trinity moved to its current location,
1969 - Trinity became a member of the Progressive National Baptist Convention.
1972 - Trinity became a member of the Pacific Southwest Region of American Baptist Churches.
1983 - Trinity recorded two gospel music albums featuring the Voices of Trinity.
1986 - The congregation moved to its new 800-seat sanctuary.
1993 - The Reverend Rubin L. Creel Child Care Ministry was developed.
1999 - The “Phone Tree”, automated voice message delivery system was installed, allowing announcements to be delivered via the phone.
2002 - The old sanctuary was renovated into an administrative office. Additionally, the nursery was re-dedicated as the youth facility.
2003 - The
2004 - The nursery was refurbished. Trinity began ongoing participation in the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade.
2004 - Minister Alexis Conner becomes the first ordained woman minister at Trinity.
2005 - Members of TMBC participated as an organization in the Annual Great Aloha Run.