Senior Pastor: George and Michelle Prinzing
On Sunday, January 4, 2015, George Prinzing was installed as Senior Pastor of the Tri County Baptist Church in Lady Lake, Florida. This new position at Tri County Baptist follows a 15-year ministry in Princeton, Indiana, where George also served as Senior Pastor at the First Baptist Church.
George, and his wife, Michelle, met in the early 1980s at Tennessee Temple University in Chattanooga and were married in 1984. While in Tennessee Pastor Prinzing earned a Bachelor of Religious of Education. Following college he served five years as an associate pastor in his home church, First Baptist of Milford, Ohio. His first senior pastorate was in Washington, Indiana at the Temple Baptist Church (1991-1998).
During his last pastorate in Princeton, Indiana, Pastor Prinzing oversaw the relocation of a 115-year old downtown church on three acres to a new facility on 92 acres located on the edge of town. He also served on the Indiana board of Regular Baptist Churches for more than 12 years. Michelle Prinzing has been a ladies’ Bible study teacher, established a MOPS ministry (Mothers of Preschoolers) in the church, and was a member of the Chamber of Commerce.
George and Michelle have three grown children and four grandchildren! George is a lifetime Miami Dolphins fan, enjoys collecting rare Christian music, and follows NASCAR. Michelle loves the ocean and travel, as well as getting involved in the political process.