Will you strive for peace and justice among all people, and respect the dignity of every human being? These words from the service for Holy Baptism in The Book of Common Prayer inspire us at Trinity. We need volunteers–please consider committing your time and talent.
Cross of Nails
The Community of the Cross of Nails (CCN) is an international network of individuals and institutions dedicated to a vision of reconciliation in the community, the nation, and the world. Grounding its work in prayer, study and reflection, CCN’s members undertake projects that seek to address conflicts over race, religion, and sexual orientation. To learn more, please contact coordinator Debbie Hunter or staff liaison the Rev. Canon Will Mebane.
Cleveland Coalition Against the Death Penalty
CCADP advocates for the repeal of Ohio’s death penalty. The group’s work is urgent due to the number of executions scheduled in the coming year. Volunteers are needed to write letters to death row inmates, help with petitions, and participate in vigils. To become involved, please contact coordinator Connie Laessig or the Rev. Canon Will Mebane.
Greater Cleveland Congregations
Greater Cleveland Congregations (GCC) is a non-partisan coalition of faith communities and partner organizations in Cuyahoga County. An affiliate of the Industrial Areas Foundation, the nation’s oldest network of faith-based community organizing groups, GCC unites people across lines of race, class, religion and geography to promote public, private and civic sector actions that strengthen and improve the quality of life in our neighborhoods. To learn more and become involved, please contact the Rev. Canon Will Mebane.
“Living more lightly on the Earth” is the motto of the Trinity Green Team. Our activities include make locally grown food available as a City Fresh distribution site, sponsoring the annual Living Lightly Fair, initiating a variety of recycling efforts, collaborating with Entrepreneurs for Sustainability and offering Green Tips for more environmentally sustainable living. Learn more here.
Episcopal Peace Fellowship
Trinity members belong to this diocesan-wide chapter of a national organization that addresses issues of peace and justice in our community and the world. Our church is kept aware of these concerns through education, advocacy, workshops, and parish resource centers that carry relevant materials. To learn more, please contact coordinator Debbie Hunter or staff liaison the Rev. Canon Will Mebane.
Faithful Reform in Health Care
A national organization with headquarters in Cleveland, Faithful Reform in Health Care worked on behalf of the recently passed Affordable Care Act, and now seeks to prevent its repeal. We work in cooperation with UHCAN Ohio and Ohio Consumers for Health Coverage, statewide coalitions with similar values. Our work is rooted in the understanding that we are all our brother’s or sister’s keepers. To become involved contact coordinator Gary Benjamin or staff liaison the Rev. Canon Will Mebane.