Rev. Erwin Lee Trollinger


Rev. Erwin Lee Trollinger, Jr.'s journey began in the Fairview - Greenburgh community and graduated from Woodlands High School, Hartsdale, New York.  At the age of 16 Rev. Trollinger embraced the salvation that was afforded to the Lord Jesus Christ in 1976.  He grew under the pastoring of the Late Rev. Charles Churn, Jr. and spiritual Father. He attended Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Georgia, majoring in Social Work and Theology and earned his Master’s Degree in Sacred Theology at the Christ Theological Seminary, Yonkers, New York. He was licensed and ordained through the Union Temple Inspirational Baptist Church under the shepherding mentorship of Late Rev. Charles H. Churn Jr. and the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Association, Queens, New York.  

In 1980, Rev. Trollinger organize the Tabernacle of One Accord Deliverance Center in Hempstead, NY where he was the under shepherd for 22 years. The church operated as an important force in the affairs of the local community with emphasis on the Long Island youth at risk community, community engagement and building a spiritual house of worship. 

Rev. Trollinger served as Chaplin for the New York State Correctional Facility at Sing Sing, in Ossining, New York, for a period of 8 years.  He was appointed to the Westchester County District Attorney’s Re-entry Program for returning inmates for the New York State Correctional Institutions.  He was also appointed to Westchester County Youth Board. He is the recipient of many dedicated service and achievement awards.  

Rev. Trollinger has shared the gospel as an evangelist of New Testament in foreign lands such as Jamaica, West Indies, the City of London, England, the City Kampala Uganda, West Africa, Trinidad and Tobago and the nation of Ghana, East Africa

Rev. Trollinger has spoken at Colleges and Universities such as Hofstra University, Long Island, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.  Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York and Adelphia University, Garden City, New York and City College of New York just to name a few. 

In October of 2013, Rev. Trollinger was elected President of the Ministers’ Fellowship Council of White Plains and Vicinity.  Under his leadership, the Council has continued to grow in influence in the Westchester County area, under his administration the Council has conducted three successful marches and vigils. The first Vigil and March was caused by the Killings of the Charleston Nine. 500 people took apart. The next march was organized around the Killing of two black men being killed on national TV and the shooting of the five police officers in Dallas, Texas.  Over 800 people of all races and religious backgrounds that live-in Westchester marched down the streets of White Plains and attended a rally to call for Justice for All.  In 2020 Rev. Trollinger was able to bring to the interfaith community to March and Rally in the Say Their Names Protest.  Once again, all races, creeds and faiths March to call the attention to unjust police actions from White Plains, New York to around the nation. The Council is seen as a force to be dealt with from Community Matters, Elected Officials and the improvement of the education of our children. 

In 2017 Rev. Trollinger accepted an appointment to become the International President and Patron for the Agape Christian Ministers College, Kumasi, Ghana. Since his appointment Rev. Trollinger has started a scholarship entitled Joseph Scholarship. Rev. Trollinger sponsors five students by paying their tuition.  He also sends upon request Biblical Lessons on Biblical Truths and Ethic of Ministerial Conduct and Healthy Church.  Recently Rev. Trollinger became weekly volunteer Chaplin at the Westchester County -Norwood Jackson Correctional Facility. Teaching weekly bible studies to the Adult Male Inmates and twice a month to the Minor Block that consist of young men between the ages of 18 years to 21 years.  Rev. Trollinger is now severing on the White Plains Police Reform Committee. 

Rev. Trollinger was called to serve as the Sixth Pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church of White Plains in 2011.  He has introduced to the ministry the  “Church Without Wall Ministry”  Young Adult Ministry “MIA “{Ministry In Action} and a Senior Citizens ministry entitled “The Golden Saints” made up members of the church that are 75 years young up to 103 years young.  Rev. Trollinger conducts a Morning and Prayer Devotion on the Conference Line and Facebook Live – Tuesday – Friday at 6:30am – 7:00am.  Rev. Trollinger is a member of the White Plains NAACP of White Plains/Greenburgh, White Plains Religious Leaders, Central Hudson Baptist Association, where he servers as Cluster Leaders, Empire Baptist Missionary State Convention, where he servers as the Ecumenical Chair.  He sits several Advisory Boards.  

Rev. Trollinger is the father of four grown children: Rev. Lekenya Trollinger, Deacon Lekia Trollinger, Sister LeKesha Trollinger { Musican} and Minister Erwin III {Church Administrator}. He also the Spiritual Father and Mentor to many spiritual and community young men and women throughout the world. 

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