Youth & Family Ministries Center Opens this September

Open House and Ice Cream Social: Sept. 7, 10:10 a.m.

The third floor of Trinity Cathedral is being revamped into the Youth & Family Ministries Center. Stop by Sunday, Sept. 7 at 10:10 a.m. to tour the new space. Enjoy ice cream, music, games, prizes and meet Youth & Family Formation Intern Christopher Decatur as well as Sunday School and Youth Group leaders. [Read more...]

Sept. 7: Backpack Blessing, Ice Cream Social, Youth & Family Ministries Center Open House

BackpackBlessing2012On Sept. 7, we resume our regular worship schedule with services at 8, 9 and 11:15 a.m. During the 9 a.m. service, all children and youth are invited to bring their backpacks for the annual blessing.

During the 10 a.m. hour, join us for an Ice Cream Social. It’s never too early for ice cream! Lactose-free ice cream will be available. Also at that time, stop by the third floor to tour the new Youth & Family Ministries Center.


Rev. Dr. V. Yvonne Conner Preaches at Trinity Aug. 24

Sunday, Aug. 24 – 8 a.m. & 10 a.m.

YvonneConnerRev. Dr. V. Yvonne Conner is a recently retired elder in full connection with the East Ohio Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. Her ministry continues with her last episcopal appointment as director of Enhancement Ministries, Inc. (EMI). EMI manages an alternative learning program (The Safe Haven) for students suspended from school in partnership with Cuyahoga Juvenile Court Division. Students attending the Safe Haven participate in academic enrichment, behavior modification, and career awareness sessions. [Read more...]

Trinity & UPCaM Block Party

csupartyTuesday, Sept. 2 
12:30 – 3 p.m. in the Trinity Garden

Trinity and UPCaM (United Protestant Campus Ministries) will host a block party on Sept. 2 to kick off the UPCaM program year and welcome back Cleveland State University students to campus. Everyone in the Trinity community is welcome to attend – stop by and enjoy music, games, and food with the leaders and students involved with campus ministry!

Help is needed with grilling hamburgers and hot dogs. Donations of side dishes are also welcome. Please RSVP and sign up for a side dish at:

Blessing of the Animals: Oct. 5, 2014

Sunday, Oct. 5
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Bring any and all of your pets to Trinity’s annual Blessing of the Animals service. Following the service, join us for a festive coffee hour to celebrate our four-legged companions. [Read more...]

Sacred Space Meets Aug. 5

Pam Meyers leads the next Sacred Space meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at 6:30 p.m. with an iRest Yoga Nidra meditation. This meditation is “a research-based transformative practice of deep relaxation and meditative inquiry” that Pam has studied  with the Integrative Restoration Institute. This meditation is done seated or lying down. No special postures are required.

Gay Games Service with the Bishop of El Salvador

Sunday, Aug. 10  Services: 8 & 10 a.m.  

The Rt. Rev. Martín De Jesús Barahona, Bishop of the Anglican Episcopal Church of El Salvador, will preach at Trinity on Sunday, Aug. 10 at both services: 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.

We will recognize Salvadoran and Colombian athletes in town for the Gay Games (Trinity’s LGBT Ministry Team helped raise funds to bring the athletes to Cleveland) as well as any Trinity participants. Small reception will follow the 10 a.m. service. 

Gay Games Interfaith Service

Gay Games Interfaith Service – “Justice, Equality and Human Dignity for All”
Monday, Aug. 11  7 p.m. at Trinity Cathedral

The Gay Games InterFaith Service features the participation of local, national and international faith leaders. Music, prayers and messages grounded in the values of equality, justice and human dignity will be shared to inspire, uplift and rally the spirits of those gathered. [Read more...]

Education for Ministry Open House July 27

Learn more about EfM (Education for Ministry) on Sunday, July 27 at 9 a.m. EfM is a four-year program that enables one to dig deeper into the Christian faith. The program of study includes the Bible (the Old Testament and the New Testament), Church History, and theological study. What makes EfM unique is the time spent on reflection and how the ideas and insights revealed connect the traditional faith with one’s life experience. Stop by the open house or contact Jim Bolce, the EfM mentor at Trinity.

Say Farewell to Curate Harding

The Rev. Sahra Harding completes her three-year curacy this summer. We will celebrate her ministry on Sunday, Aug. 3 following the 10 a.m. service. Please RSVP by registering online.

The theme is Hawaiian luau, so wear your floral-print attire. [Read more...]

Summer Schedule

Summer Sundays

Independence Day weekend through Labor Day (July 6 – Aug. 31), come casual and cool to our summer Sundays.


Holy Eucharist
8 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Bible Study
9 a.m. [Read more...]

Third Half of Life: Lunch with the Interns

Third Half of Life, Trinity’s group of those age 50+, hosts “What’s up, interns?!” on Sunday, June 22 following the 11:15 service. Come share lunch and visit with the 2013-14 Cathedral interns. Hear what touched them, what challenged them and listen to the future. [Read more...]

Contemplative Photography: A Neighborhood Pilgrimage using Visio Divina

Saturday, July 19  9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Saint John’s, Ohio City
2600, Church Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113

Practice Visio Divina through photography, exploring how God communicates with us through sight. We will begin with a group meditation, followed by a short introduction on how to practice Visio Divina with a camera. [Read more...]

Sign Up for Pride Parade

PrideParadeRainbowBannerTrinity’s LGBT Ministry Team is selling Pride T-shirts and taking names of those who wish to participate in the June 28 Cleveland Pride parade and festival. Stop by the team’s table in between Sunday services on June 8, 15 or 22 or contact Ginger Bitikofer. This is Cleveland Pride’s 26th Silver Anniversary Parade, Rally & Festival. The event takes place at Voinovich Bicentennial Park, behind the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. This year’s theme is “#ExpressYourself.”

Trinity kicks off Pride week with Dean’s Forum guest and preacher, the Rev. Dr. Patrick Cheng discussing Queer Theology.


Sacred Space Meeting Celebrates Nancy Rich’s Ordination

On Tuesday, June 3 at 6:30 p.m. Sacred Space gathers for a special meeting – to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Nancy Rich’s ordination to the priesthood. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Charlotte Nichols or the Rev. Kay Rackley.