D. Marie Tribble
Pastor D. Marie is a servant of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She is anointed in the office of preaching and teaching, and is passionate in following the path laid out in 2 Timothy 2:15, which instructs us to “study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Pastor D. Marie joins the First Christian Church family with over 15 years of previous ministry experience. She served as Associate Minister for New Antioch Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland where she was licensed in June of 2005. On October 13, 2013 she was licensed by American Baptist Churches of Pennsylvania and Delaware as an Association Minister for the Martin Luther King Baptist Church of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Pastor D. Marie completed her Masters in Divinity for the School of Theology at Virginia Union University and a Masters of Arts and Religion for Lancaster Theological Seminary in May of 2016. She is the only daughter of Mary Pauling and the wife of Rev. Andrew Paul Tribble. Together they are the proud parents of five children; Tania, Aariona, Aaron, Andrea and Aarica.
For over 50 years, Mary has shared her gift and love of music by serving as our organist. She has been a member of the church for almost her whole life. She began playing the piano before age 6 and began organ lessons at age 16. Our worship is greatly enriched by Mary’s musical talent.