Gay Games Services at Trinity Cathedral

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

GAY GAMES SERVICES AT TRINITY CATHEDRAL
Aug. 10 & 11

CLEVELAND— All are welcome to Gay Games worship services at Trinity Cathedral – the Episcopal Church in downtown Cleveland – taking place on Sunday, Aug. 10 and Monday, Aug. 11.

Gay Games service with the Bishop of El Salvador
Sunday, Aug. 10 Services: 8 & 10 a.m. at Trinity Cathedral

The Rt. Rev. Martín De Jesús Barahona, Bishop of the Anglican Episcopal Church of El Salvador, will preach at Trinity on Sunday, Aug. 10 at both services: 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.

We will recognize Salvadoran and Colombian athletes in town for the Gay Games (Trinity’s LGBT Ministry Team helped raise funds to bring the athletes to Cleveland) as well as any Trinity participants. Small reception will follow the 10 a.m. service.

A Cathedral tour will be offered at 11:30 a.m. Learn about the architecture, art and history of Trinity Cathedral on this docent-led tour.

Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/272677549599888/

 

Gay Games Interfaith Service
Monday, Aug. 11 7 p.m. at Trinity Cathedral

Service features the participation of local, national and international faith leaders. Music, prayers and messages grounded in the values of equality, justice and human dignity will be shared to inspire, uplift and rally the spirits of those gathered. The service will raise positive faith voices, create awareness and promote global solidarity and action in support of human rights, as well as, to join the struggle against homophobia, violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Speakers include:

Imam Daayiee Abdullah, Director of LGBTQI Outreach for Muslims for Progressive Values and the first openly gay imam in America

Bishop Yvette A. Flunder, Presiding Bishop of the Fellowship of Affirming Ministries and Sr. Pastor of City of Refuge United Church of Christ, Oakland, Califonria

Rabbi Denise Eger, founding rabbi of Congregation Kol Ami, West Hollywood’s Reform Synagogue and the immediate past President of the Southern California Board of Rabbis

Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1459478237638958/

Trinity Cathedral is located at 2230 Euclid Ave. The Cathedral’s parking lot entrance is on Prospect Avenue at East 22nd Street. Overflow parking is available in the Cleveland State University Prospect garage. Parking is free. For more information, visit www.trinitycleveland.org or call 216-771-3630.

Trinity Cathedral is a proud sponsor of Gay Games 9.

 

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 <https://www.trinitycleveland.org/> . Trinity Cathedral is located at 2230 Euclid Avenue in downtown Cleveland.