Staff & Leaders

Staff & Leaders

Senior Warden

Andy Harris

Andy has lived in Nevada County for 47 years.  He was raised as a member of the Catholic Church.  In 1990, his wife, Michelle, and he were married at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Grass Valley after he was received as a member of the Episcopal Church.  They have attended Holy Trinity Episcopal Church since 1994. Both of their children were baptized in Holy Trinity.   ” I love our church and am a devoted follower of Jesus Christ, my Lord…
Senior Warden, Christian Education Liaison

Summer Green

As Senior Warden, Summer assists Fr. Brad and Trinity in a number of ways, and as Christian Education Liaison, guides us in our many worship and spiritual practices; The Forum, The Point, retreats, Bible Studies, and so on. Send Summer a message below:
Father Brad Helmuth

Fr. Brad Helmuth

As the Rector of Holy Trinity, Brad’s role is to see that its members and the surrounding community are cared for spiritually. His favorite thing about Holy Trinity is the people that call this community home, and he values the diversity that has found its place here. Brad’s educational credentials include: California State University, Chico, 1991 – BA, Communications Denver Theological Seminary, 1997 – MDiv Ordination to the Sacred Order of Priests, 2013 – The Diocese of Northern California His…
Associate Priest

The Very Reverend Canon Mary Hauck

The Very Rev. Canon Mary E. Hauck is currently the Dean of the Sierra Deanery in the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California. She retired at the end of 2012 as Rector of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church and Day School in Carmichael, California, and served two other congregations prior to that ministry. Her leadership style is supportive of active, mission-minded lay ministry. She has strong preaching and pastoral skills, as well as a solid background in education.
Junior Warden, Buildings & Grounds Liaison

Barry Shurtz

As Junior Warden, Barry assists with building and grounds projects, heading up that hard-working committee which has an ongoing list of both short term and long term projects aimed at keeping our parish property in great shape.
Finance Liaison

Larry Hoy

Larry provides insight into the Trinity budget process, and keeps informed of the workings of the Finance Committee, providing additional context to our financial status.
Clerk, Communications Liaison

Trish Shurtz

Trish heads up the Communications Committee, and helps maintain our website, streaming services, social media and overall online presence as well as internal newsletters and emails. She’s also responsible for public relations opportunities.
Parish Life Liaison

Laura Pare

Laura has expressed a desire to “help bring people together”, and her role as Liaison to Parish Life, which focuses on the important areas of our Service Volunteers and Hospitality Committee will give her the opportunity to do just that.
Community Outreach Liaison

Randy Chilton

Along with Todd Hoida, Randy focuses on Trinity’s involvement with various community needs: Interfaith Ministry, Tuesday Dinners, Christmas Family Adoption, Kare Crisis Nursery, and Boy Scout Charter Organization.
Community Outreach Liaison

Todd Hoida

Along with Randy Chilton, Todd focuses on Trinity’s involvement with various community needs: Interfaith Ministry, Tuesday Dinners, Christmas Family Adoption, Kare Crisis Nursery, and Boy Scout Charter Organization.
Festival Choir Director

Stan Thomas-Rose

Stan Thomas-Rose is the director of the Trinity Church Festival Choir. He is a native of Nevada County and returned home after graduating from Chapman University and touring with the acclaimed William Hall Chorale. Stan has a degree in music education and vocal performance. He is a junior high music teacher, actor, singer, and vocal coach. Contact Stan if you are interested in joining our Choir!
Compline Director

Jeff Reynolds

Jeff currently directs the Compline Choirs at Trinity Church. He sings in the men’s Compline Choir, Renaissance Man and also the Trinity Church Festival Choir along with occasionally providing special music on his trombone.