Staff Directory


The Rev'd. Sara Palmer, Rector

Sara was appointed rector in May 2016 and began her leadership for the overall ministry of Holy Trinity Church on July 1, 2016.  Sara came to us from St. Mary's, High Point, NC where she was Assistant Rector. Born and educated in the United Kingdom, Sara served as a missionary in Bolivia before returning to the United States with her American husband David.  She attended Virginia Theological Seminary before her appointment at St. Mary's.  Sara's husband David is a musician with degrees from Ball State University and Eastman School of Music.  Sara and David have a grown son Steven.  A more complete biography of Sara is found on our home page.  For a more detailed biography, please click here.


Bill Bausano, Choir Director

William Bausano has been the Choir Director at Holy Trinity since 1982. He is an active member of the parish and has served as a Lay Eucharistic Minister. Bill received a DMA degree in Choral Music from the University of Southern California. He is Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at Miami University, and past president and Honorary Life Member of the National Collegiate Choral Organization.

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Phillip Roberts, Organist

Phillip Roberts holds three degrees in composition, including a DMA from the College Conservatory of Music (University of Cincinnati) with cognate studies in organ. He has extensive experience in accompaniment as well as arranging and editing. He currently teaches Music Theory in the Department of Music at Miami University.   

Search for an Administrative Assistant

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Oxford, Ohio, seeks qualified applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant. As the face of the Church to parishioners and the general public, the Administrative Assistant serves as a warm and welcoming presence, eager to be of help. The Administrative Assistant works in collaboration with the Rector, parish staff, lay leaders, and parishioners to maintain and organize all parish records, schedule meetings and events, and plan and produce parish publications and communications so as to promote the growth and unity of the congregation. The Administrative Assistant will not be a member of the parish.

This is a part-time position in the parish office, reporting to the Rector, with some flexibility in scheduling. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applicants should send a letter of interest with résumé and three references to:

Karen Schilling, Search Committee Chair

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 25 East Walnut, Oxford OH 45056

For more information, interested individuals should contact Ms. Schilling at either 513 523-4520 or

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Debbie Vogt, Nursery Care

Debbie, a native of Hamilton, OH, has lived in Oxford since 2006.  After attending Miami University, she worked at Cincinnati Bell prior to the birth of her three children.  After being a stay-at-home mom for 16 years, she re-entered the workforce.  She was a Traffic Manager at WMUB (Miami's NPR station) for 12 years.  She is currently employed in the athletic department at Miami.  Debbie has worked in the Holy Trinity nursery since 2009, full-time since August 2011.  She is a member of the Woman's Club of Oxford, the Oxford Toastmasters Club, and volunteers with the Oxford Police Department Citizens Observer Patrol.  She has five grandchildren.