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Trinity Episcopal Church

clergy & staff

The Rev. Nancy J. Hagner

Rector

Nancy is a life-long Episcopalian who answered God’s call to the priesthood following a career in banking and non-profit development. She received her M.Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary in 2013 and a Diploma in Anglican Studies from The General Theological Seminary in 2014.  After 3 years as Associate Rector at Trinity Church in Princeton, NJ; Nancy is now the 12th Rector of Trinity Church in Concord, MA. Nancy is passionate about God’s story;  Life-Long Faith Formation with a particular interest in inter-faith and ecumenical study.  She is the mother of two adult children, and is an avid reader and hiker.

Contact:

hagner@trinityconcord.org 

978.369.3715 ext. 112

Reverend Nancy Hagner
CJ Coppersmith

CJ Coppersmith

Assistant Rector

CJ Coppersmith grew up in the mountains of Pennsylvania, and after college lived in Pittsburgh for ten years.   He attended Calvary Episcopal Church until hired as a paid chorister at Shadyside Presbyterian Church.   Moving to Massachusetts with his wife Rachel in 1986, they moved to Concord in 1990, and raised two sons, Nathan and Daniel, in Concord.  Nathan is a surgical resident at Yale New Haven Hospital where he lives with his wife Jeannette, and Daniel is a doctoral student and suicide prevention researcher at Harvard University.   Rachel is originally trained in child psychology and now decorates cakes in West Concord.   CJ attended St. Mary’s Church in Newton Lower Falls for many years, serving as a chorister, Vestry member, DRE and subdeacon.   During this time he received a Master of Divinity degree in Theology at the Episcopal Divinity School.  In June of 2019 CJ was invited to postulancy for the priesthood.

 

CJ has worked for over 35 years in the IT industry, covering security, various aspects of development operations, and technology incubation.  He has held CTO positions in Digital Equipment Corporation, Compaq Computer Corporation, HP and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. 

 

CJ also holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology and Chemistry from Allegheny College and the University of Pittsburgh, respectively, and a Master of Science degree in Computer Systems Engineering from Northeastern University.

 

CJ and Rachel can be seen walking their Shetland Sheepdogs, Fergus and Bear, through the streets of Concord.

Contact:

coppersmith@trinityconcord.org

978.369.3715 ext. 114

Meet The Staff

Robert Barney
Robert Barney

Director of Music

Contact:

barney@trinityconcord.org

978.369.3715 ext. 120

Beth Confrancisco

Beth Confrancisco

Administrative Coordinator

 

Contact:

confrancisco@trinityconcord.org

978.369.3715 ext. 110

The Rev.  Julia Matallana Freedman

The Rev.

Julia Matallana Freedman

Minister for Youth & Families 

Contact:

freedman@trinityconcord.org 

978.369.3715 x. 116

Julia Mish

Julia Mish

Bookkeeper

Contact:

mish@trinityconcord.org

978.369.3715 ext. 115

Wesley Sawyers

Wesley Sawyers

Sunday Staff

Olivia Gauntlett

Childcare Provider

Paul Lamoreaux

Sunday Sexton

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