Rev. Dr. Thomas Johnston
Trinity Life Community
Biography coming soon!
Rev. Linda Brady
Pastor of Christian Education
Trinity Life Community
Linda Brady is the Director of Program Development at The Trivium Institute for Leader Development, as well as Site Director of the campus of The Trivium Institute in Bedford, New Hampshire. Linda and her husband Jack serve as part of the Pastoral Team at Trinity Life Community under Lead Pastors Tom & Cathy Johnston. Linda serves her church as Pastor of Education, involved in education from “cradle to grave”.
Linda is an educationist whose experience includes the founding and development of two Christian middle-high schools in Massachusetts, as well as serving as a professor for the New England Bible Institute, Momentum School for Leadership, and Crucible Emerging Leader Network. She received her Masters of Adult Education and Training from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine and is a PhD candidate with Walden University. Linda has authored two books on research and writing.
Linda and her husband Jack recently moved to Milford, New Hampshire. They have two wonderful sons Matthew and Patrick, two daughters-in-love Lindsay and Tracey, and two beautiful granddaughters Anabelle and Lilah.
Infant Classroom Lead Teacher
Joy Lawrence graduated from Rivier College in Nashua, NH with an Associate's and Bachelor's Degrees in Science of Nursing in 2002 and 2003. She started her nursing career in 1996 at Nashua High School. Joy worked at Foundation Medical Partners from 2003 to 2015, where her roles included triage nurse, nurse coordinator, CPR instructor and new hire preceptor. Joy has also completed additional Early Childhood Education classes at NH Technical Institute to fulfill licensing requirement for the State of New Hampshire. After the birth of her first daughter in 2014, she worked part-time and began watching other children. In 2016, she became licensed for in-home daycare.
Since the age of five, Joy has known that she wanted to be a wife, mom, nurse and to care for children. She began watching children at the age of 12, throughout high school, college and into adulthood. Joy enjoys walking, hiking and running with her husband, two daughters and two dogs. She also enjoys cooking, baking, crochet, visiting with friends and family, as well as being active with the children. Joy has also been active in various roles in caring for children during church services and events for 18+ years.
Toddler (2&3) Lead Teacher
Amanda Gilbert is a certified Lead Teacher, currently teaching the 2- and 3-year-old classroom. Amanda has over 10 years of experience in early childhood education as both a head teacher and teaching assistant. She is currently completing her Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education at Manchester Community College. Ms. Amanda enjoys helping children learn their alphabet, as well as guiding children to learn through play.
When Ms. Amanda is not teaching, she enjoys raising chickens and sightseeing New Hampshire’s beautiful scenery. She also enjoys spending time with her husband J.C. and her extended family.
Pre-Kindergarten Lead Teacher
Beth Robinett is the lead teacher for the Pre-K classroom. She has a Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education and holds a New Hampshire teaching license. Beth recently moved to New Hampshire with her family from Kansas. In Kansas, she has taught two years of Kindergarten preceded by nine years in a 3- and 4-year-old preschool classroom. Prior to that, she was a lead teacher and then Director of an Educare Center with Southwestern College where she graduated. She has felt called to teach small children since she was young, and has been blessed by her experiences in the classroom.
Beth is married to Gary-Paul and they have two sons Owen (7) and Eli (2). In her spare time, Beth enjoys spending time with family, cooking, sewing/quilting, watching movies, making DIY and art projects, and traveling.
Kathy Walker is the head teacher of our Kindergarten classroom. Kathy has taught in various settings, including Children’s’ Discipleship, at an Outreach program in Massachusetts, as well as homeschooling her own children. Ms. Kathy is currently working on an Associate’s degree in K-12 education at New Hampshire Technical Institute. Ms. Kathy especially enjoys helping children learn through the world of books.
When Ms. Kathy is not teaching, she enjoys gardening, hiking, sitting at the beach and shopping yard sales with her sister. She also enjoys spending time with her two adult children and her three grandsons.
Toddler (13-24 Months) Lead Teacher
Renee Fitzgerald is the head teacher of the “Movers and Shakers” in the 13-24 month-old classroom. Renee has over 15 years of experience in early childhood education, as well as experience in K-8 public schools and special education. She has also previously homeschooled her daughter and worked in Christian schools. Renee holds an Associate’s degree in Social Work from Becker College, and is currently seeking a degree in Early Childhood Education. Ms. Renee enjoys helping children find their learning strengths through facilitating learning through hands-on activities and play. She loves that she has the privilege to share the love of Jesus with the children in her classroom every day.
When Ms. Renee is not teaching, she enjoys entertaining, singing, crafts and the ocean. She also enjoys spending time with her husband of 34 years, her two adult sons and their wives, her daughter, and her granddaughter.