Posts from December 2022

Posts from December 2022

Holy Land Trip 2020

Israel 2024 Trip Meeting

Important MeetingWe will have a meeting for all those who are interested in going to Israel in late January of 2024. The meeting will be on January the 3rd from 5-6 at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Grass Valley. If you would like to go or if you would simply like more information about the trip, please join us If you are interested in going with us but cannot make the meeting, please email the church office by clicking the link…

Rectory Damaged in Storm

At about 2 AM this morning, one end of our home was significantly damaged when a tree fell directly onto the roof of the Rectory.  We are blessed that no one was hurt, but we will most likely need to relocate temporarily while repairs are done. I plan to be in the office much of the time, and the rest of the family can be reached by phone and email as usual.  We will keep you updated with any new…

Introduction to Sabbatical

Looking Forward In the past year, you have heard that I will be going on sabbatical. This will happen from January 4 to April 4. Some of you have been part of conversations about this, some have wondered what a sabbatical actually is and some have wondered about my plans during this time. Let me share with you about this process for us (and yes, I do mean us, since we are in community together). To do this, it is…

Annual Christmas Family Project

Annual Christmas Family Project Starting on November 27, 2022, 1st Sunday of Advent, the felt Christmas tree will be in the Narthex with the names of 25 families to choose from for our Annual Christmas project. There will be 2 pieces of paper for each family, take the top paper with the families’ information on it, and on the bottom paper, write your name and phone number, and leave it on the tree. We will need all the wrapped presents…

Pledge Season in Advent: Season of Preparation

Dear Parish, With God’s blessings, 2022 saw Holy Trinity return from the challenges of the past years to a new season of opportunities. Formation and fellowship are growing—group bible study has returned and we’ve had engaging Forums. The Point and Men’s Group have given us new opportunities to connect as a community. As part of our Advent preparation, we must plan carefully to continue our momentum. Every year, hundreds of churches go through the process of pledging as they seek…