Christmas 2014 Schedule

We invite you to spend Christmas at Trinity Cathedral in downtown Cleveland. No matter whether you are coming to church for the first time or have been an Episcopalian all your life, we hope that you might spend Christmas with us. [Read more...]

Advent 2014 Intergenerational Event

SANYO DIGITAL CAMERAOn Nov. 30 all ages will come together on the first Sunday of Advent for intergenerational activities, 10:10-11 a.m. Children and youth will report to their classrooms as usual and will join the activities with their teachers. Attendees can make Advent wreaths with fresh greens and candles; we will have all the supplies needed for this (donations to help defray costs are appreciated). People who have wreath forms at home from previous years are encouraged to bring these back to use for this year’s wreaths. There will also be holiday crafts for children, refreshments and some take-home materials for the Advent season.

Sacred Space: December Meeting

Tuesday, Dec. 2  6:30 p.m.

The year is winding down, so at the December Sacred Space meeting, the focus is on the blessings, challenges, and lessons of 2014. Bring notebooks or journals as well as some symbol, image, poem, or reading that sums up what the year has meant to you. Contact Charlotte Nichols or the Rev. Kay Rackley for more information about Sacred Space.

Daughters of the King Meet Nov. 16

DOK/Daughters of the King, Trinity Cathedral Chapter, meet Sunday, Nov. 16 at 12:30 p.m. Feel free to bring lunch and check us out the first hour. Daughters will then go into a business meeting at 1:45. [Read more...]

Cathedral Concerts Adds Academy Award Winner Glen Hansard to 2015 Lineup

Irish Songwriter, Actor and Artist to Perform Intimate Show Feb. 12 at Trinity Cathedral

CLEVELAND (Nov. 4, 2014) – Cathedral Concerts, a new concert series exclusive to Cleveland, announced today its second show featuring renowned Irish songwriter, actor and artist Glen Hansard on Feb. 12 at Trinity Cathedral.

The concert is part of Hansard’s Winter Tour 2015, during which he will perform career-spanning songs and stories. [Read more...]

Bestselling Author Mary Gordon Visits Trinity Nov. 12

MaryGordonWednesday, Nov. 12  7:30 p.m.  Free and open to the public

Author Mary Gordon will visit Trinity this November to discuss her latest book, The Liar’s Wife: Four Novellas. Books will be for sale and following the reading, Gordon will sign books. [Read more...]

Singing Bowls & Labyrinth Walk

SingingBowlsKathleenCalbyFriday, Nov. 14 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public

Enjoy a meditation with the singing bowls by walking the labyrinth or simply sitting in the sacred space of the Cathedral. The singing bowls come from a long tradition of meditation and quieting the mind. [Read more...]

The Labyrinth as Spiritual Path

LaurenArtressThe Rev. Dr. Lauren Artress
Sunday, Nov. 16
Dean’s Forum: 10:10 a.m.
Guest preaching: 9 a.m., 11:15 a.m.

We are living in a “hinge” time; a time when things are changing so quickly that every institution is struggling to keep up, including traditional religious institutions. Many of us continue to attend but feel restless so we augment our spiritual growth through a variety of activities. [Read more...]

First Sunday Knitting Workshops

3-5 p.m.

Location: Trinity Commons board room (above reception desk)
Dates: Oct. 5, 2014; Dec. 7, 2014; Jan. 4, 2015; Feb. 1, 2015; March 1, 2015; and May 3, 2015

A short workshop for knitters of all levels to build confidence working on specific skills, yarn and needles available. Led by Beth Billings, an experienced knitting teacher. Participants may also work on their own projects in fellowship. Newcomers wishing to learn to knit or crochet should contact Beth (216-543-2980, in advance of the workshop. Yarn and needles or hooks are available. Learn more about the Knitting Pearls at


Red Wanting Blue to Kick-Off Cathedral Concerts Series December 5

Trinity Cathedral Positioned As Cleveland’s Most Unique Venue

For Contemporary Music Concerts and TV Specials


CLEVELAND (Oct. 21, 2014) – Cathedral Concerts, a new concert series exclusive to Cleveland, will launch from Trinity Cathedral on Friday, December 5 at 8 p.m. with nationally acclaimed touring act Red Wanting Blue - the first contemporary rock concert ever staged at Trinity Cathedral. 


Columbus-based Red Wanting Blue has a successful touring history in Northeast Ohio. The band sold out two nights at House of Blues last February as well as two nights at Akron’s Musica over the summer.  [Read more...]

Advent Retreat 2014: Centering Prayer

Saturday, Dec. 6
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Please register online. Fee is $10, payable by mailing a check in advance of the retreat or check/cash day of retreat.
Questions:, 216-774-0418

An opportunity to slow down from the hectic pace of the holiday season and take time to simply be present to God. Centering Prayer is a method of prayer, which prepares us to receive the gift of God’s presence, traditionally called contemplative prayer. [Read more...]

Boar’s Head and Yule Log Festival

The Boar’s Head and Yule Log Festival will be held at Trinity Cathedral on Saturday, Dec. 27 at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. The cast and crew–including choir, performers and support staff–is an all-volunteer group, aged 4 years and up. This is the 52nd presentation of the event and it is truly a Cleveland Christmas tradition. The Festival is a multi-sensory Elizabethan Christmas experience with pageantry and music that celebrate the light of Christ coming into the world. Freewill offering. To learn more, visit, visit the group’s Facebook page or email




Transformed Nonconformists: What Moral Leaders Do

RobertFranklinThe Rev. Dr. Robert M. Franklin, Jr.
Sunday, Jan. 18
Dean’s Forum: 10:10 a.m.
Guest preaching: 9 a.m., 11:15 a.m.

The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the great moral leaders of the last century.  His ability to frame the particular issues for civil rights in a manner that fostered awareness on the fundamental morality of national policies enabled American society to not only address the injustices of specific practices but to rethink and invoke systemic change within society. [Read more...]

UPCaM Discussion Group & Brunch

UPCaM, United Protestant Campus Ministries meets Sunday, Oct. 12 at 12:30 p.m. at Trinity. All are welcome to join the discussion and to meet students from Cleveland State, Tri-C and Case Western Reserve. Chris Decatur and UPCaM CSU intern Dyonna Huggins will lead the group. If you would like to bring a brunch dish to share, contact Chris (216-774-0478) in advance.

Third Half of Life Rockets to the Stars

Fun and Fellowship for Fifties+ at Trinity

Mark your calendars for our blast offs in October, November and December! Third Half of Life usually gathers on the fourth Sunday of the month, about 12:30 p.m., for food, fellowship and fun. Bring your lunch or purchase one from Café-Ah-Roma. [Place your order and money at the Reception Desk before the 11:15 a.m. service]. Water, ice tea and lemonade are provided. All of the programs are open to everyone. Invite a friend or two! [Read more...]