Trinity News

Current happenings at Trinity Cathedral

In Memory: James D. Ireland III

Long-time gathered community member and supporter of Trinity Cathedral, James D. Ireland III died on Jan. 20. [Read more…]

January Lector Training

Training for lectors will be offered on the following dates:

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at 12:45 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.

If you would like to attend this training for volunteers who read the scripture in worship services, please attend one of the sessions and contact Judy Eckelmeyer in advance  to receive materials prior to the session.

A Note of Gratitude

GratitudeLetterSarahSShortly before Christmas 2014, the Cathedral received the following letter addressed to the congregation.

Dec. 11, 2014

Dear Trinity Cathedral congregation:

I am sending this $20.00 to you for the work you do with the homeless.

Thirteen years ago I was homeless because of physical illness. In the most desperate time of my life you comforted me so beyond what my words can express. [Read more…]

Pastoral Emergency Contact During Building Closure

Trinity Cathedral and Commons will be closed Dec. 29-Jan. 2. Should you have a pastoral emergency needing clergy assistance during that time, please call 216-644-8423.

Congress Extends IRA Rollover Tax Break

On December 16, Congress extended a tax break on charitable donations from individual retirement accounts (IRAs) retroactively to January 1, 2014. This provision allows individuals 70 ½ and older to donate up to $100,000 in IRA assets to a qualified charitable organization, such as Trinity Cathedral. The IRA charitable rollover is tax-free and not included in a donor’s adjusted gross income. [Read more…]

Photo Gallery: Messiah Sing 2014

It was a packed house with more than 550 guests at the Dec. 17, 2014 Messiah Sing. A beloved Cleveland tradition and a wonderful way to get in the Christmas spirit! Director of Music and Worship Todd Wilson conducted the Trinity Chamber Orchestra, soloists and audience in the massed choir! Sponsored by Stephen and Patricia Roberts. [Read more…]

A Thank You from the Dean

Dear Trinity friends,

Please accept this note of thanks for all the love, charity and patience you gave to Emily and me over the past couple of months. Your support while my mother was dying means more to me than words can express. [Read more…]

Thank You to Our Vendors

In this season of joy and gratitude, Trinity extends its appreciation to the following:

Burt Saltzman & Dave’s Market (Payne Avenue)
Allegro Realty Advisors LLC
Hobe & Lucas CPAs, Inc. [Read more…]

Dean Lind at TEDx Cleveland State University

Dean Lind’s TEDxClevelandStateUniversity talk is now online.  [Read more…]

In Memory: Gloria Hazel Naji

Trinity member, Gloria Hazel Naji, died Sunday, Dec. 7.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Abdul; children, Eric; Loren; and Jamilla; and seven grandchildren. [Read more…]

Chair Repair Campaign Draws to a Close

As with the year, Trinity Cathedral’s Chair Repair campaign draws to a close. The 100-plus donations made since fall 2013 helped fund the repair of Trinity’s nave chairs. The chairs stand upright with no sags or wobbles! [Read more…]

In Memory of Winne Lind

Winne Lind, mother of Dean Tracey Lind, died Monday, Dec. 1. Mrs. Lind is also survived by her son Tom Lind, and grandson Jesse Lind.

A memorial service will be held Friday, Dec. 5 at 3:30 p.m., in the auditorium of Judson Park, 1802 Chestnut Hills Dr., Cleveland. The Rev. Dan Schoonmaker will officiate. Interment will be private. [Read more…]

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…]