Trinity News

Current happenings at Trinity Cathedral

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…]

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


Please sign up by Dec. 14.

All 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. 21 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…]