The Episcopal Church of Our Saviour

The Episcopal Church of
Our Saviour

2979 Coloma Street
Placerville, California 95667
(530) 622-2441 fax 642-8823

The Rev. Craig Kuehn, Rector

Our Staff


The Rev. Craig Kuehn


The Rev. Craig Kuehn
A graduate of Church Divinity School of the Pacific, Fr. Craig previously served as Regional Missioner to four churches in the Sacramento Valley. Fr. Craig was ordained in the Diocese of Utah. He currently serves on the Diocesan Council, the Liturgy and Music Commission , and is President of the Clergy Association for the Diocese of Northern California. Married 29 years, Suzanne and Craig are parents sons, Stephen who passed away in 2001 and Brian who resides in Yuba City.


The Rev. Steve Shortes
Steve is a lifetime Deacon and graduate of the School for Deacons at Church Divinity School of the Pacific.
A partner in the Mother Lode Insurance Agency, Steve also serves on the Board of the Early Childhood Counselling Center in Placerville, where wife Leslyn works as a counsellor. Together they are parents of three children and grandparents of one.
The Rev. Steve Shortes


Judy Carter


Judy Carter, Secretary

A San Francisco native, Judy is descended from El Dorado County pioneers the Fossatti family, who owned the historic Smith Flat House. Married in 1961, Judy and Alan Carter are parents of four adult children. Judy is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and divides her time between the church office and her practice in downtown Placerville.
Judy and Alan are active members of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Placerville.