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Pastoral Care Staff

Rev. Darrell Maze, M.Div.

Director of Pastoral Care

Darrell became the Director of Pastoral Care in September 2017. A native of the Ohio Valley, he holds both undergrad and graduate degrees in Religious Studies. He received a Master of Divinity from Wesley Seminary, and is ordained in the Wesleyan Church.  Darrell completed his Clinical Pastoral Education residency at Akron City Hospital as well as two years of supervisory CPE training. He is pursuing board certification with the Association of Professional Chaplains. Darrell and his wife, Dianna, have two children.  In his downtime, he enjoys watching funny movies with his family and eating Thai cuisine.

Rev. Carol Ross Irwin

Staff Chaplain

Carol Ross Irwin is an ordained and endorsed American Baptist Chaplain with over twenty years’ experience as a health care chaplain. She came to Trinity in December of 2015.  In addition to her experience as a chaplain she has served as a pastor for over ten years.

Carol is married to Howard Irwin; also an American Baptist pastor and they have three adult daughters and one very spoiled basset hound. Carol was born in Tennessee and grew up in Georgia, and despite over thirty years in the area, she still considers herself to be a southerner and usually sounds like it. When possible she enjoys reading and baking.

Michael Gromczewski

Staff Chaplain

Michael is an Ohio Valley native for all but 2 years of his life. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1976. He resigned from active ministry in 1985 and was restored to the status of a lay person. In his remaining professional career, he has been a truck driver for 10 years and worked in various capacities of social services. Before coming to Trinity full time, Michael worked for 17 years as a case manager for the Jefferson County Board of Developmental Disabilities. He has worked for Trinity Health System as a chaplain for 13 years. He is now in his 3rd year at Trinity full time. In his various capacities, he has spent years working with people and families experiencing sickness and death. In 2016, he obtained 1 unit of Clinical Pastoral Education thru the Cleveland Clinic to provide a high level of quality care to the hospital community. Michael has 2 children and 4 grandchildren. His hobbies are cooking, driving and collecting toy trucks. He is passionate about animals, especially dogs. His life motto is “If you’re going to do something, enjoy it”