Trinity News

Current happenings at Trinity Cathedral

171 Thanksgiving Baskets Delivered to Marion-Sterling

MSThanksgivingBaskets2014VolunteerGroupThank you to all who donated to this year’s Thanksgiving baskets for Marion-Sterling families! Together, we delivered 171 baskets of food to the students and families (100 percent of the students at Marion-Sterling qualify for free lunch). [Read more...]

2014 Christmas Offering

Trinity Hunger Ministries

To proclaim in word and action God’s justice, love and mercy for all creation is our mission at Trinity Cathedral.

While for many of us, the holidays are a time of thanksgiving and joy, for some of our neighbors Christmas is a time of hunger and deprivation.

One way we live our mission at Trinity is to reach out to Clevelanders who are hungry. The need is great. [Read more...]

Cathedral Concerts Adds Three-Time Grammy Award Winner Bruce Hornsby to 2015 Schedule

Fans to Receive Hornsby’s “Solo Concerts” Live Double Album With Ticket Purchase

BruceHornsbyCathedral Concerts, a new concert series exclusive to Cleveland, announced today its third show to be presented at Trinity Cathedral, featuring renowned artist and songwriter Bruce Hornsby on May 7, 2015.

The concert, billed as “An Evening with Bruce Hornsby,” is part of his spring tour 2015, during which he will perform songs spanning his illustrious, award-winning career. Hornsby’s new live double album “Solo Concerts” will be included with the purchase of each ticket. [Read more...]

Food For Families Update

Food for Families update by Abby Weaver, Sandy Redmond, and Janet Pearce

FoodForFamiliesLineAWeaverBaby, it’s cold outside…but the changing weather hasn’t dampened our spirits! Food for Families, Trinity’s hunger outreach program at Marion-Sterling Elementary School in Cleveland, continues to be a success. [Read more...]

Be a Part of the Christmas Pageant

KidsPageant2012BeardAll children are invited to participate in this year’s pageant, no audition necessary! Please sign up if you’re interested at the Sunday School/Youth Group Table located by the front desk or via e-mail. The practice time will be  Sunday, Dec. 14 during the education hour (10-11 a.m.). The pageant will take place during the 5 p.m. service on Christmas Eve with dress rehearsal beginning at 3 p.m. Please contact Christopher Decatur or (216-774-0478)  for more information.

5 Questions with Andrew Sords

Andrewphoto1-2-large.JPGViolinist Andrew Sords joins Elizabeth DeMio, piano, on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 12:10 p.m. to present a BrownBag concert program of encores and other musical bon-bons. He has received continuous critical acclaim for his performances combining ravishing tone and dazzling virtuosity. Hailed in the press as “utterly radiant” (Canada’s Arts Forum), and “exceptionally heartfelt and soulful” (St. Maarten’s Daily Herald), Sords has appeared as soloist with nearly 150 orchestras across four continents. We chatted with him to learn more about what he has planned for the concert. [Read more...]

Episcopal Church Women (ECW) in the Diocese of Ohio

What is the ECW? The ECW in the Diocese of Ohio is the fellowship of all the women of the church and is organized to enable the women to serve our Lord through worship, stewardship and community. The ECW is organized to assist the women of the Episcopal Church to carry on Christ’s work of reconciliation in the world and take their place as leaders in the life, governance and worship of the church. [Read more...]

United Thank Offering Ingathering: Nov. 30

On Sunday, Nov. 30 Trinity will once again participate in The Episcopal Church’s United Thank Offering (UTO) campaign. There will be an information table in the promenade on Sundays. Bring your blue box or envelope with you to church on Nov. 30 and place it in the offering plate. [Read more...]

Update – Repair A Chair Campaign

A highlight of All Saints’ Sunday on Nov. 2 was the blessing of more than 90 nave chairs. Each blessed chair was special — sponsored by a generous individual(s). Chair sponsors were invited to write a four-line dedication for their chair’s back and many did to loved ones, heroes and/or personal saints. The sponsored chairs are now scattered throughout the nave bringing smiles and invoking memories to those who read the tributes. [Read more...]

5 Questions with Jim Wonnacott

TOPSBigBandTrombonesJim Wonnacott is music director of TOPS Big Band, performing Nov. 12 at 12:10 p.m. as part of the BrownBag concert series. We recently had a quick chat with Jim to learn more about the group.

Q: Tell us about the program you have planned for the BrownBag concert?

Jim: The Cleveland TOPS (Tough Old ProS) Swingband will perform a variety of classic big band music featuring some of the top senior musicians and singers in northeast Ohio. [Read more...]

In Memory: Ginny Mitchell

Trinity member M. Virginia (Ginny) Mitchell died Sunday, Nov. 2. She is survived by her husband Ben Mitchell, two daughters (Amy Brokken and Virginia Vedda) and five grandchildren. Ginny was a member of the Cathedral chapter of the Daughters of the King. [Read more...]

Staff Opening: Events & Hospitality Manager

Trinity Cathedral is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Description: Trinity Cathedral seeks an experienced and motivated individual for the newly created full time position of Events & Hospitality Manager.  The Events & Hospitality Manager will launch Trinity Cathedral with its Trinity Commons campus into the unique venue spotlight, further connecting the region to this historic landmark and architectural gem. [Read more...]

Archives Abstract – Trinity Cathedral: The First 150 Years

Old Trinity Church, Superior at East 6th Street

Old Trinity Church, Superior at East 6th Street

Note: These occasional pieces are compiled from the archives of Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland and from the histories which provide the parish story. It is my hope they will nurture knowledge of and gratitude for our community of faith. This third excerpt from Roderic Hall Pierce’s “Trinity Cathedral: The First 150 Years” sketches the circumstances in which “Old Trinity,” the second Trinity Church, thrived and looked toward the role of Cathedral. Sharon L. Schwenk, Archivist

The first Trinity Church parish (1829 — 1854) demonstrated clear tendencies toward the cathedral role. [Read more...]

In Memory of June High

 Trinity member June High died Saturday, October 18. She is survived by her children, Mark High, Nancy Dryden and Marilyn Valencia; and 8 grandchildren. 

A funeral service will be held Sunday, November 30 at 2 p.m. at Trinity Cathedral. The Very Rev. Tracey Lind will officiate. Interment will follow, in the Cathedral Columbarium. Friends may call before the service, at 1 p.m.  
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Music & Art at Trinity Cathedral, or to Trinity Cathedral. 
May June’s soul and the souls of all the departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace and may light perpetual shine upon them.
The Very Rev. Tracey Lind

Acolyte Training: Oct. 26

Sunday, Oct. 26 10:10-11 a.m. 

All individuals currently serving as acolytes and those interested in being an acolyte should meet in the nave for training. Sunday School & Youth Group students are excused from class if they are attending training.