Our Mission & Vision

The mission of Trinity United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of Las Vegas and the World.
The vision of our church is to be a community of vitality and transformation of Christ love for Las Vegas and the World. We intend to fulfill this vision and mission through our ministry of prayers, presence, gifts, services, and witness.

Leadership Team:

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.

 

Khalif A. Smith

Pastor

Raised in New York City from birth until age 18 as the child of a United Methodist pastor, where he served numerous positions in the Church from acolyte to Sunday school teacher. As a young adult he worked at United Methodist Church camps as a counselor, served community youth as a mentor, served as a youth delegate at New York Annual Conference and worked with homeless shelters and senior living facilities throughout the New York metropolitan area. He moved to Georgia in 1991 to pursue a college education.

Khalif attended DeVry University where he completed an undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Telecommunications Management. He returned to DeVry University to complete another undergraduate B.S. in Information Technology, and went on to complete a M.I.T (Master of Information Technology) degree at American Intercontinental University.

Khalif decided to answer God's calling on his life in 2006 after serving Grayson United Methodist Church as a Sunday school teacher for adults and Senior High youth. He is a graduate of Candler School of Theology at Emory University having completed a Master of Divinity degree in May of 2011. 

Khalif has served as the lead pastor of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, as Associate Pastor of Dacula United Methodist Church, and as lead pastor of Clarkston United Methodist Church, in the North GA Conference. His family consists of his wife Nikki and his children Cassie, Khalif II, Asti, and Zoe, who are all very supportive and active in his ministry.  Khalif has a strong sense of purpose and passion for spreading the Gospel, as well as a deep dedication to God, family and community.

 

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Ms. Ericka Grimm-Campf

Director of Christian Education
Ericka became the new director of  Christian education by joining the office staff on June 1 of this year. She wants to help children and adults feel the love of Jesus and learn more about the Word of God. She has a vast amount of experience, serving in a similar capacity at a Methodist congregation in Ohio.
 
Ericka and her husband Jeremy and three-year-old son Marshall have been attending Trinity since October 2015. She has been volunteering in the church’s Sunday school program for the past five months along with her husband.

 

Before moving to Las Vegas with her family, Ericka served as Program Coordinator at First United Methodist Church in Lisbon, Ohio, from 2012 to 2014. Her duties included scheduling and organizing children’s and adult classes, event planning and fundraising and volunteer recruitment and retention.
 

 

      

 

What we believe:

Please download our full doctrinal statement.