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Upcoming Events
APR

30

SUN
MAY

02

TUE
Book Group
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
in Jane's Hall
MAY

03

WED
MAY

05

FRI
Men's AA Group
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
MAY

07

SUN
Bible Study on The Book of Acts
9:35 AM
in Jane's Hall. Read Acts chapters 20-23 in preparation.
Staff
Rector

Karen Siegfriedt

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The Rev. Karen Faye Siegfriedt 
 
Pastor Karen was born in Boston, Massachusetts, sharing her early years with four brothers. She has had two great passions in life: Medicine and the Church. Her first passion motivated her to attend the nursing program at the University of Indianapolis. She worked as a nurse in Appalachia, Boston Children's HospitalMedicalCenter, Methadone Maintenance, and college triage. In preparation for medical school, she received a chemistry degree from the University of Massachusetts. She later decided to remain in the field of chemistry, working first as the chemist for the Cambridge Water Department and then later as an environmental manager in the field of Hazardous Waste.
 
After coming to California, she was deeply moved by the healing ministries of her local parish church. She had a deep conversion experience and decided that she wanted to spend her primary time and energy building up Christian communities of faith. In 1992, she graduated with a Master of Divinity degree from the ChurchDivinitySchool of the Pacific in Berkeley and was ordained to the Sacred Order of Priests in 1993. She has served several Episcopal congregations including Holy Innocents, St. Bartholomew's, St. Luke's, and St. Jude’s. Her passion in ministry is to deepen the faith commitment of a welcoming congregation using her preaching, teaching, pastoral, and cheerleading skills. Her posture is one of inclusivity: "Whoever you are, wherever you are on your journey of faith, you are welcome here!"

 

To read Pastor Karen's Sermons click here


Associate Priest

Craig Kuehn

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The Rev. Craig Kuehn is our associate priest.  He and his wife Suzanne joined the Trinity Church family in March, 2014.  Fr. Craig graduated from CDSP in 1993 and is now the retired rector of Our Savior Episcopal Church in Placerville.  He is working full time as a spiritual care provider with Snowline Hospice and will help out on Sundays.

Craig and Suzanne Kuehn are both originally from Salt Lake City. They met at the Campus Christian Center at the University of Utah and married in October of 1972.  Craig graduated with a degree in economics from Westminster College of Salt Lake (the place with the most Olympians at Sochi) and Suzanne graduated from the University of Phoenix with a degree in Business Administration. Suzanne is Director of Finance with Motherlode Rehabilitation Enterprises (MORE) in Placerville. The Kuehns have lived in Salt Lake City, Ogden, UT, Ely, NV, Wayne, NJ, Berkeley, Yuba City, and Placerville, where they now live.

They have two champion Portuguese Water Dogs, Olivia and Brutus. Olivia has an Award of Merit given to the top ten dogs of the breed in the country.  One of Olivia’s puppies was in the Best of Show ring two years running at Westminster, having won best of Working Group. The dogs are both retired from the show ring.  We welcome all of the Kuehns, both human and canine.


Administrative Assistant

Sheilah Asher

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Sheilah settled in Amador County in 2004 after a 20 year career in the biotech industry. Sheilah loves to travel and has had the opportunity to visit may places. She also enjoys helping others, biking and spending time with her dogs.


Music Director/Organist

Carol Harper

Carol has a pretty strong classical, choral and vocal background. She studied Music Performance and Music Theory & Composition at Brigham Young University and Central Wyoming College. Carol conducted a 50-voice choir in the Bay Area, played keyboards at the worship team at Calvary Chapel in Pine Grove...and then moved to Nashville and became a music minister of a Southern Baptist church. Carol sang in The Nashville Choir and the Nashville Symphony, and has done many recordings for film and TV as a background vocalist.

For more information on the Music Program  www.WorshipAtTrinity.com.


Chair, Health Ministries

Cathy Koos-Breazeal

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Cathy Koos-Breazeal is the chair of Trinity’s Health Ministries.  She recently retired after 12 year from Amador Fire Safe Council where she wrote and managed grants, community fire plans, and presented public education on wildfires.  For the past 10 years, she has been an active volunteer with the Lockwood Fire Protection District as a firefighter/EMT and medical training officer.  She and her husband Keith have lived in Amador Pines full time since 1991 when Keith retired from the US Navy.  Their son John and his wife Aimee recently moved back to the County.  John is a forester and Aimee is a teacher.  Cathy likes to travel, write, and weave.


Sunday School Cordinator

Nancy Moore


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