Our Mission
We provide a welcoming environment to explore our faith and serve others.
Our Vision
As a beacon of inclusivity, we
seek to transform our community.
Trinity Tidings E-Newsletter
October 1, 2021
Next issue: October 15
Please pray for: 
Carol + Carolyn + Pam + Jane + Carlos + Lila +
Cathy + Laurie + Donna + Kim + Patti + Mary M. + Dale + Doris + Julie + Mary K. + Amanda
We pray for the repose of the soul of Jeri
who passed this last week.
October Birthdays
10- Gail S.
14-Keith S.
17-Laurie Jo L.
27- Armen K.
Visiting Priest Rev. Karen Lawler
will say Eucharist October 3
Rev. Karen Lawler, OEF was ordained to the priesthood in 2020 and is a professed member of the Order of Ecumenical Franciscans. Her passions in ministry include providing pastoral care to people dealing with health issues, connecting with the sacred through music, facilitating spiritual practices which promote gratitude, hope and resilience and accompanying those on the margins in the work of justice. Karen’s seminary education was at Church Divinity School of the Pacific and Christ the King Seminary. She served in campus and parish ministry prior to working in healthcare for many years.
We invite you to welcome Rev. Lawler and celebrate Eucharist on Sunday in the church at 9:30
Worship Schedule Change
October 24 is ZOOM Only
Due to a family service in the church October 23, as a precaution for COVID safety, October 24 Morning Prayer service will be on ZOOM at the usual time, 9:30 . Thank you for your understanding.
We are the Church
We are Trinity

Please click on the image below to watch this 3 1/2 minute video from Bishop Curry inviting us to be instruments of God's work in this world.
While several years old, the invitation is still open.
Where where do we fit
into Bishop Curry's invitation?
Trinity Vestry's Open Invite
ALL are invited to attend a session of our Zoom retreat where we discuss ideas and plans for the coming year.
We want to hear your desires and visions for Trinity.
Saturday, October 30
Time TBA, most likely early afternoon.
Will you be a candidate for Trinity's Vestry in 2022?
Trinity has many options for worship and spiritual development. We are inviting you to join our Vestry next year and become a part of the decision making process for the future of Trinity.
Please prayerfully consider investing yourself
in Trinity's future.
To respond to our invites, discuss your ideas,
or participate in directing Trinity's future,
please contact Meg Verardi

Trinity Vestry Meetings
Vestry meets monthly on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm on Zoom. Members of our congregation are invited to attend. If you would like to attend the meeting, please email megverardi@wild2stable.com to get the Zoom link.
Next meeting is October 26.

Trinity Website Change
You may have noticed our website looks different--the tabs have changed and content has been removed.
We experienced a loss of structure when our website company's service provider had a migration failure. Huh?
Bottom line: our website company still has all of our files, however the structure of our website will have to be rebuilt. The Trinity technical team will redo the website as we are able. In the process of rebuilding, we will redesign the website and add in only relevant content.
This presents an opportunity for you to make it more useful! Please let us know what you would like to see on the website, or how we can make it easier for you to use. Email Trinity at office@trinitysuttercreek.org with your ideas and suggestions.
Meanwhile, basic information can be found on the home/welcome page including all links for worship--Zoom, readings, music, and booklets-- along with all links to Vespers resources. If there is anything of immediate importance that needs to be restored, let us know at office@trinitysuttercreek.org

Community Corner
Reminder to Always Dial Area Code!
Even though we are dialing a local phone number, we will have to include the area code when calling locally.
On and after October 24, 2021, local calls dialed with only seven-digits may not be completed and a recording will say the call cannot be completed. In California, you may be required to dial the number "1" before the area code and seven-digit phone number for local calls.
Start dialing 10 digits now to be prepared!
For more information visit the FCC website.
Amador Transit New Service Area
Qualified applicants living within a 2-mile radius of Highway 88 from Jackson to Lower Pine Grove can now get mobile with Dial-A-Ride! This door to door service is offered to seniors and persons with disabilities who cannot use fixed route service
Fares from $2 to $4 per trip!
Call in to see if you qualify. 209-267-9395 or toll free 877-704-4297 applications can be found on our website, at our office or can be mailed to you.
Amador County
Behavioral Health Network of Care
Amador County Mental Health Resources

NAMI Amador Connection Recovery Support 
FREE Group for Adults with mental illness, regardless of the diagnosis; Led by trained individuals who are also in recovery-people who understand the changes and challenges.
10:00AM to 11:30AM at Sierra Wind
10354 Argonaut Ln, Jackson, CA 95642 
1:00PM to 2:30PM at the Senior Center
229 New York Ranch Rd, Jackson, CA 95642

NAMI Peer-to Peer Support
A course of eight sessions led by NAMI State certified mentors and instructors.
Call (209) 256-1293 or email namiamador@hotmail.com 
Disaster Preparedness!
Please take time to prepare a disaster plan and collect in one place clothes and important documents for an evacuation.
Link to Amador County Disaster Information : Click Here
Being Episcopalian
Is this a ministry we can encourage
in the Mother Lode?
Speaking for Hospitalized Patients Who Can’t
[Episcopal News Service] During the COVID-19 pandemic, Elizabeth Tracey was bothered by another kind of suffering: the dehumanization of care for patients who were intubated and could not speak. Wanting to restore a personal connection between patients and medical staff, she developed an audio system that helps doctors and nurses get to know their patients through the voices of their loved ones.
Read article Here
 Diocese Disaster Relief
Mark G. Dibelka
Missioner for Disaster Resilience
Visit our website:
Disaster Resilience
The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California

To Donate to Diocese Relief Fund

Vestry Team Leaders and Responsibility
Spiritual needs of the parish

Meg Verardi, Sr. Warden
Diane Christensen—Prayers for parishioners (prayer chain email, prayers of the people in worship, newsletter)
Church services, high seasons and holy days, supply priest scheduling, and music

Amanda Paul-Parker
Mary Yount—Musical Director

Communications, Diocese requirements and reporting, office management

Carol Holt, Treasurer
Nancy Moore, Clerk
Meg Verardi

Building and grounds
David Hoos, Jr. Warden
Trinity Services
Trinity Guidelines
for Worship in the Church
  • Masking— we can provide a mask
  • Signing in—for now (for contact tracing)
  • Distancing—chairs are set up in the church at appropriate distances.
  • Sanitizing hands before and after restroom use.
  • Singing—The Diocese has requested we refrain from singing a little longer. Mary will play the piano in church as a prelude and postlude.
  •  Communion—Stay at your seat and the priest (or a Eucharistic Minister) will come to you. We will offer the bread only at this time, recognizing that it is still receiving the fullness of Christ's presence. You can choose not to accept.
  • The Peace—Acknowledge each other and offer your peace to fellow worshipers from your place in the church.
In-Church Worship
Sunday, 9:30 AM
1st and 3rd Sundays

2021 Eucharist Booklet Click Here

Lay-Led Morning Prayer
2nd, 4th and 5th Sundays

Morning Prayer Booklet
Sunday Zoom
Sunday, 9:30
Sunday Zoom Link Click Here
Daily Vespers
Monday-Saturday 6:00 pm
Zoom Link Click Here
Booklet Click Here

Centering Prayer

  • Wednesdays, 9:30 AM
  • Thursdays, 7:00 PM, evening group meets 
The practice is simple to begin, and benefits are quickly felt.
Email Martha for information

The Rose of Zion Wisdom School
Adult Spiritual Formation
Jane's Hall
every other Saturday, starting July 17
4:00 to 5:30 PM
All are welcome, regardless of creed or religious affiliation.
No one is excluded from the universal Light of Wisdom!
Contact Seraphim Winslow at seraphim.winslow@gmail.com
We Want to Hear From You!
Trinity Tidings Editors
Nancy Moore—Parishioner News

Meg Verardi—Vestry News

Steve Christensen—Community, National Episcopal

Seraphim Winslow----The Wisdom School