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All Saint’s Day

We will celebrate All Saint’s Day on Sunday, November 6th. All Saint’s Day is a time to remember known saints of the Church and here at Holy Trinity, we choose to also honor all the souls of those we love but see no longer. In order to honor our loved ones who have gone on before us, we invite you to bring a picture of them or special object that was theirs to create an altar for our celebration on Sunday, November…

Blessing of the Animals

The fifth annual Holy TrinityBlessing of the Animals will be held on Sunday October 2, 20201:00 – 3:00 PMat the Pioneer Park Bandshell in Nevada CityThe Blessing is held in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, the Italian Friar whose gentle compassion for animals is well known and for our relationship with all of God’s creatures. Father Brad Helmuth of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church will be Blessing animals from 1:00-3:00 in the afternoon. All animals are welcome but must be on a leash…

Bible Study Starting!

Please join us for a study on Paul’s Epistle to the Romans.Starting September 7th and going through November 9th, we will have two separate opportunities to begin looking at this pastoral letter (one in-person and one via Zoom). This study will be led by Fr. Brad and you are encouraged to read the letter prior to the study.Below you will find a link to the NASB translation of this passage.You will also find the Zoom link and passcode. Wednesday Mid…

Who to Call: Contacts while Fr. Brad is Away

Holy Trinity Parishioners: Fr. Brad will be helping out the Diocese by presiding at the Fallen Leaf Lake chapel on the weekend of August 28th. Due to a scheduling conflict, the chapel there would be left without a Priest, and we are happy to have Fr. Brad help out. And, while this is good for the Diocese, it’s also good for us! (Keep reading). These times away from Trinity for Fr. Brad give us a chance to “test” ourselves for his upcoming…

Office Hours and Bible Study

A Note of Thanks A quick thank you to Canon Mary Hauck for stepping in when we needed her because of Fr Brad’s COVID infection. Also, thank you to Tina and Gary Spriggs for being available to make sure things were open so that Cn Mary had what she needed. Office Hours Although Sunday’s bulletin stated we would be having office hours this Wednesday, we will start on the 31st of this month due to COVID. The office will be…

Office Support: We’re Hiring!

We are moving forward with hiring Office Support! If anyone in the congregation knows of a friend, neighbor or colleague that would be interested in part-time administrative work, please share this Job Description with them and have them contact us. The position will be on site at the church office, Monday through Thursday, 10 am to 12 noon, and will pay $20 an hour. We would like to have someone in place around September 6th. We would love to hire someone that…

IFM Soup Can Drive

For the next two weeks, Holy Trinity will be collecting cans of donated soup and fruit for Interfaith Food Ministry. Please help support this valuable ministry to our community by donating the next two Sundays.

Calling All Green Thumbs!

With summer just around the corner the grounds of our lovely church are going to need more attention. Trinity prides itself in having well tended grounds that show how much we love our church.Your Buildings and Grounds Committee is looking to establish an “Adopt a Gardening Area” so we can spread the love of gardening amongst many. This will help make the activities of planting, weeding and general upkeep easy for everyone. Some areas of the church are well established and…

Mid Year Meeting

Sunday, June 5, 9:30-10:30 (Between Services) Please join us for an update from Fr. Brad and the Vestry as we move into the second half of the year, and reflect on all that is going on here at Trinity.  Topics will include: Pledge Process  Vestry Goals for 2022 Vestry Liaison Program Given this is also Pentecost, we hope to have a good turnout and it will indeed be a busy Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Easter Forum

Led by The Rev. Dr. David Davidson-Methot During the Sundays in May (5 of them) we will be reading and discussing the book, “Jesus, Interrupted” by Bart Ehrman. In a nutshell, it is a review of New Testament scholarship (questions like who wrote the various books in the NT, how are they similar and how are they different, and what about the other writings of the same time that weren’t included in the NT, and why? that kind of thing).…

Group Spiritual Direction

Meeting Monthly What is Spiritual Direction? First, let’s say what it is not. It is not one person directing another on their spiritual journey. It is not one person trying to impose his or her own way onto another traveler. Ideally, spiritual direction is a balanced and healthy relationship in which one person agrees to help the other notice and respond to the direction of spiritual movement in his or her own life. It’s like riding “shotgun” for a friend…