Worship Services
413-737-5311

361 Sumner Ave.
Springfield, MA 01108

Welcome Rev Dr David Calhoun

 

On July 1, 2022, Trinity welcomed our new pastor, the Rev. Dr. David Calhoun.  For the past thirty-three years of pastoral care, he has served in a variety of ministerial settings including churches of various sizes and configurations in Colorado, Nebraska, Maine, and Massachusetts. He has a passion for Evangelism and Outreach Ministries and has worked in both suburban and inner-city ministries, as well as having served as a Chaplain in the United States Air Force. 

In 2014 he was appointed by Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar to serve as the District Superintendent of the Connecticut/Western Massachusetts District and in 2020 he was appointed to be the District Superintendent of the newly realigned Seacoast District of the New England Annual Conference.  Some of his additional responsibilities include: Secretary of the Cabinet, and Co-Comtroller for the Cabinet along with Bishop Devadhar.  He currently serves as the Cabinet Liaison to the New England Conference Finance and Administration Board and for six years prior, served as the Cabinet Liaison to the New England Conference Board of Trustees.  He was elected at the 2019 Annual Conference to be a member of the New England Delegation to Jurisdictional Conference. 

He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado; a Master of Divinity degree from the Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado; and a Doctor of Ministry degree from the Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. 

In addition, he is honored to be the recipient of the Bishop Melvin E. Wheatly award for Peace with Justice. Other professional certifications include Police Chaplain Certification, and Certification of Advanced Graduate studies in Gerontology, from the University of Nebraska, and he is a published author. 

He describes himself as a people person.  He likes music from different ages and places and also enjoys interactive worship and preaching.  He enjoys repairing antique clocks, gardening, and working on his antique car.

He is married to Julie Calhoun, and they have five children, five grandchildren, and an English Bulldog named Gordo in their family.  Their children Clayton, Skylar, and Zoe are living in Springfield with them and are pictured below.