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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.


All Saints’ Sunday on Nov. 2, 2014

AllSaintsSundayCandleOn All Saints’ Sunday we will lift up the names of the saints who have gone before us. If you would like to have a name read aloud on that day, please send your request to Doreen Hughes, or 216-774-0415 by Sunday, Oct. 26.

5 Questions with Rudy Vincent

BBCFourClarinetsRudyVincentThe Four Clarinets bring their swinging, jazz tunes to Trinity Cathedral on Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 12:10 p.m. as part of the BrownBag concert series. We talked with band member Rudy Vincent to learn more about the upcoming concert. In addition to Rudy, The Four Clarinets include Michael Charlillo, Lawrence Patrick and Richard Rayer. [Read more...]

5 Questions with Danna Sundet

BlackSquirrelWindQuintetThe Black Squirrel Wind Quintet formed in 2011 and is made up of Kent State University faculty members. Danna Sundet, assistant professor, oboe, chatted with us in anticipation of the Wednesday, Oct. 22 BrownBag Concert at 12:10 p.m. [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Baskets for Marion-Sterling Children & Families

MSThanksgivingBasketItemsThis Thanksgiving, we will once again provide baskets of food to our neighboring Marion-Sterling School children – our goal is to serve 100 (or more) families. If you can help, please buy items–or a complete meal–from the shopping list below and bring them to church by Sunday, Nov. 23 (you can bring food on any Sunday or Wednesday, up to Nov. 23–  we will store food that comes before Nov. 24). If possible, please bring the food in a sturdy reusable shopping bag or two, for easier carrying. [Read more...]

Family Fun Fest

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014
RSVP to Chris Decatur (216-774-0478) by Oct. 20.

Join Trinity Cathedral Youth & Family Minister, Christopher Decatur for an “East Side Adventure” to The Patterson Fruit Farm Family Fun Fest at 1 p.m. in Chesterland, Ohio. Children and Families of all ages are encouraged to join in an afternoon of hay rides, pumpkin carving and many other activities. Families are financially responsible for this event.

5 Questions with Mary Verdi-Fletcher

DancingWheelsMary-fletcherThe Dancing Wheels Company & School performs as part of the BrownBag Concert Series on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 12:10 p.m. We recently talked with Mary Verdi-Fletcher, the group’s president and founding artistic director. She has been a pioneering force in physically integrated dance for more than three decades and created the multi-arts Dancing Wheel Company in 1980, seeing a need for training and career opportunities for dancers of all ability levels. [Read more...]

Dog Treat Recipe: Healthy Pumpkin Balls

AnimalBlessingDogTreatsLinda Kerr made some homemade dog treats for Trinity’s annual Blessing of the Animals service on Oct. 5. They were a big hit with many of the doggies in attendance and here she shares the recipe: [Read more...]

In Memory of Deborah Hiller

Trinity member Deborah Hiller died Monday, Sept. 29. She is survived by her husband, Alan Ross; son, Sim; and step-sons Matthew and Christopher.

Funeral service will be held Friday, Oct. 3 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Cathedral. [Read more...]

5 Questions with Mary Beth Ions

MaryBethIonsThe Amethyst String Quartet joins our own Todd Wilson for the Oct. 8 BrownBag concert at 12:10 p.m. to present music from Downton Abbey. Mary Beth Ions is a founding member of the group that also includes:

Carol Ruzicka, violin II (concertmaster of Cleveland Pops Orchestra and Cleveland Institute of Music teacher)
Alexandra Vago, viola, (graduate of Interlochen Academy of Music)
Linda Atherton, cello, (graduate of Boston University, principal cellist for touring Broadway shows)

We recently chatted with Mary Beth, who has played in Cleveland Pops Orchestra, Opera Cleveland Orchestra and Playhouse Square productions of touring Broadway shows. She has provided back-up music for Smokey Robinson, Mannheim Steamroller, Rod Stewart and many others. [Read more...]

Staff Opening: Hospitality Coordinator/Receptionist

Trinity Cathedral is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Description: Trinity Cathedral seeks a motivated individual for the part-time (12-20 hrs. per week) position of Hospitality Coordinator/Receptionist.  The Hospitality Coordinator is responsible for reception, concierge & referrals, mail & deliveries, sales (parking lot & courtesy copier), space booking and confirmations, and administrative assistance. The Hospitality Coordinator must be available to work weekends and evenings, having a minimum availability from 3:00 p.m. to close, which can vary from day to day during the week, and first or second shift availability on the weekends.   The Hospitality Coordinator will report to the Chief Operating Officer. [Read more...]

Ministry Fair 2014 Photo Album

Trinity Cathedral held its annual Ministry Fair on Sept. 21. Sponsored by Cathedral Council, the fair is a time for members to explore the many ministries, small groups and various ways to become involved at Trinity. This year’s fair featured a “heavenly” theme (Reach for the Heavens, Make Space for God), inspired by Psalm 8 (O Lord, our God, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens). During the fair, the Sunday School/Youth Group embarked on a scavenger hunt throughout the Cathedral. Click here to see the video that aired during Ministry Fair. [Read more...]

5 Questions with Jake Swanson

JakeandSarahRootCafeIn anticipation of Jake Swanson and Sarah Marchitelli kicking off the fall BrownBag Concert Series on Oct. 1, we caught up with Jake for a quick interview.

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

Jake: The concert on Oct. 1st is in collaboration with the Trinity Chamber Orchestra. We are very excited to be presenting Händel’s Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (a transcription as the work originally featured two oboes, not two saxophones), Erwin Dressel’s Duo-Konzert für Sopran und Altsaxophon, and Oblivion and Escualo - two tango masterpieces by Astor Piazzolla. [Read more...]

BrownBag Concert Series Resumes Oct. 1 with World Premiere

Jake&SarahMusic and Art at Trinity Cathedral’s BrownBag Concert Series resumes Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 12:10 p.m. when Jake Swanson and Sarah Marchitelli join the Trinity Chamber Orchestra in a thrilling program including a world premiere of Erwin Dressel’s Duo Concerto for Soprano and Alto Saxophone and Small Orchestra! The concert will also feature works by G.F. Händel and Astor Piazzolla. Freewill offering. Lunch will be available for $5 or guests are welcome to bring their own. [Read more...]

Staff Update: Elizabeth Lenti

Elizabeth LentiDear Friends:

It is with mixed emotions that we announce that Elizabeth Lenti, Associate for Music and Worship, has accepted a new post in Charlotte, N.C. She will serve as Assistant Director of Music and Organist at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church as well as Assistant Director of the Choir School at St. Peter’s. [Read more...]