U2charist Service at Trinity Cathedral

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: April Miller, 216-774-0479 (office), 216-268-9489 (cell), amiller@dohio.org

U2CHARIST SERVICE AT TRINITY CATHEDRAL
April 28 service coincides with the 2013 U2 Conference being held in Cleveland in collaboration with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.

CLEVELAND— Trinity Cathedral will be filled with the music and videos of the rock band U2 for morning service on April 28 during the 9 a.m. U2charist. The service coincides with the 2013 U2 Conference being held in Cleveland in collaboration with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Former Canon of Trinity Cathedral, the Rev. Kurt Wiesner—currently Rector of All Saints Episcopal Church, Littleton, N.H.—will lead the service.

A U2charist is an Episcopal service that features the music of the rock band U2 and a message about God’s call to rally around the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The eight goals – which range from halving extreme poverty to halting the spread of HIV/AIDS and providing universal primary education, all by the target date of 2015 – form a blueprint agreed to by all the world’s countries and all the world’s leading development institutions.

The music in the service is replete with the message of global reconciliation, justice for the poor and the oppressed, and the importance of caring for your neighbor; particularly the most vulnerable and most in need. Led by the Global MDG ambassador, Bono, U2 is calling people worldwide to a deeper faith and engagement with God’s mission. The U2charist seeks to be an extension of this ministry.

Following the service a forum will be held from 10:10-11 a.m. Rev. Wiesner will discuss using U2 to find God. All are welcome to attend.

About Trinity Cathedral:
Trinity Cathedral, the Episcopal Church in downtown Cleveland, invites participation from people of all faiths, races, nationalities and walks of life. For more information on Trinity Cathedral and its programs, please call 216-771-3630 or visit
www.trinitycleveland.org. Trinity Cathedral is located at 2230 Euclid Avenue in downtown Cleveland.