The Episcopal Church Welcomes You, Really!

Saturday, Oct. 18
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Episcopal Church Welcomes You, Really! is a wide-ranging and honest exploration of our faith, our Church and our common life. Those who wish may use this retreat to prepare for confirmation or reception into The Episcopal Church. Please contact Ginger Bitikofer to register.

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...]

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...]

Becoming the Transformative Church

KayCollierMcLaughlinDr. Kay Collier-McLaughlin
Sunday, Oct. 19
Dean’s Forum: 10:10 a.m.

As a result of significant transition among clergy within the Diocese of Lexington in a short period of time, the Diocese was presented with an unprecedented learning laboratory concerning congregational well-being and the type of leadership required as the Church negotiates the transitional time in which we live.  A new way of thinking about the purpose and role of the church is imperative — much of which flies in the face of conventional, institutional wisdom. [Read more...]

Visioning the Urban Cathedral

JohnDowneyThe Very Rev. John P. Downey
Sunday, Oct. 12
Dean’s Forum: 10:10 a.m.
Guest preaching: 9 a.m., 11:15 a.m.

In a time of challenge, change, and decline for much of the Church as we have known it, the cathedrals of the Church of England are experiencing an unanticipated vitality.  How is this reflected in our Episcopal Church cathedrals, including those along the Great Lakes?  What part might our cathedrals play in moving toward an uncertain future? [Read more...]

The Church of the Future

IMG_0679The Reverend Dr. Roger Ferlo
Sunday, Sept. 28
Dean’s Forum: 10:10 a.m.
Guest preaching: 9 a.m., 11:15 a.m.

At the turn of the twenty-first century, we are living in a world that is transitioning into a global community — where community understood to be holistic, including all of the created order. [Read more...]

Sacred Space: Guided Imagery and Affirmations

Sacred Space meets Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 6:30 p.m. The topic for the September meeting is guided imagery and affirmations. We will share our experiences with these powerful tools for health and positive change and practice them together.

Sacred Space meets the first Tuesday of each month and all are welcome to join the group at any time. For more information, contact Charlotte Nichols or the Rev. Kay Rackley.

Ministry Fair: Sept. 21

Stop by the Ministry Fair on Sunday, Sept. 21 to explore different ministries, small groups and opportunities to get engaged and involved at Trinity. We will have special refreshments and there will be a scavenger hunt for children and youth. Please note that there is no Sunday School, Youth Group or adult education classes on this Sunday. [Read more...]

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
animalblessing29 a.m.

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.