Trinity Episcopal Church 220 Prospect Street, Torrington, CT 06790 Phone 860. 482.6027 Email Trinity.Parish.House @snet.net
Karen started with Trinity as our Bookkeeper in 2014. As a full time, Administrative Assistant and Bookkeeper at another church, she is well versed in the details of church administration. Karen and her husband, Brian, are small business owners and the parents of three daughters. Karen works closely with the Parish Treasurer. She can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Melanie has worked in the office at Trinity since 2001. Early retirement from the corporate world, left her looking for something to do. Her search landed her at our church. As the Administrative Assistant, she works closely with the clergy, staff, wardens and treasurer. Melanie is the first friendly face you encounter at Trinity. She is always available to help everyone in the congregation with questions, point you in the right direction or help you get to the bottom of something. You can reach her at: email@example.com
Melanie Lay, Administrative Assistant
Ms. Karen Ackerman, Bookkeeper
The Vestry 2017
Robin and Conrad
Conrad Sienkiewicz, Senior Warden
Roger Coutant, Junior Warden
Mary Hart, Pastoral Leader
Robin Turpin, Treasurer
Beth Steinberg, Clerk
Gary Grant, Building Warden
Rebecca Carroll, Parish Registrar
Dr. Jerry F. Davidson,
Music Director, Organist
Prior to coming to Torrington in 2010, Dr. Jerry Davidson served parishes in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Illinois and New Jersey. He holds a PhD from Northwestern University, a M.Sac.Mus from New York’s Union Theological Seminary and a B.Mus from the University of Arkansas. A member of ASCAP, prior positions include: Music Department Chair at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock; Associate Dean of Louisiana State's School of Music; and Visiting Professor at Loyola University. He is a frequent contributor to journals and an active composer. He has served as dean of four chapters of the American Guild of Organists. Dr. Jerry holds AAGO and ChM degrees from the American Guild of Organists. He was one of seven semifinalists for the 1996 National Competition in Organ Improvisation.
Jerry belongs to the American Coaster Enthusiasts (for roller coaster enthusiasts), played oboe and English horn with the Torrington Symphony Orchestra, and enjoys duplicate bridge. Jerry's wife is the Rev. Susan L. Davidson, Priest-in-Charge of All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Wolcott, CT. They have two sons, a grandson and two granddaughters. Reach Dr. D. at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 860-201-4283.
The people of Trinity Church, drawn from the many sorts and conditions that make up the community of Greater Torrington, are called together by the Holy Spirit to seek Christ in communion and to share the vitality of the Episcopal tradition. Driven by that call, we care for one another and serve the world.
The Letter from
Our New Priest
The Rev. Nik Combs our new, part-
time Priest-in-Charge with his wife the Rev. Carrie Combs
Nik is a Transitional Deacon who was ordained . at Trinity - on October 11. Connecticut Bishop Ian Douglas and Bishop Brian Thorn of Idaho officiated. It was inspirational.