evensong-capture

The Forum Podcast: Poetry, Myth, and Belief 

| , | No Comments
Poetry, Myth, and Belief Dave Lucas Poet Laureate of Ohio  Sunday, September 16, 2018 Forum Guests, 10:10 a.m Dave Lucas, named by Ohio Governor John Kasich as the state’s second poet laureate. Lucas spoke about how poetry, myth, and belief illuminate and help us find meaning in both our personal and communal experiences in life. A lifelong Clevelander, Dave Lucas received his Bachelor of Arts in English from John Carroll University. He earned his Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at the University of Virginia and his doctorate in English Language and Literature from the University of Michigan. He is a…

The Forum: Dave Lucas

| , , | No Comments
Poet Laureate of Ohio Join us at the September 16 Forum where we welcome Dave Lucas, named by Ohio Governor John Kasich as the state’s second poet laureate. Lucas will talk about how poetry, myth, and belief illuminate and help us find meaning in both our personal and communal experiences in life. A lifelong Clevelander, Dave Lucas received his Bachelor of Arts in English from John Carroll University. He earned his Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at the University of Virginia and his doctorate in English Language and Literature from the University of Michigan. He is a lecturer…

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: Human Trafficking

| , | No Comments
Human Trafficking Renee Jones and Karen Walsh Sunday, January 21, 2018 Dean’s Forum Guests, 10:10 a.m On January 21, Karen Walsh, President & CEO of the Collaborative to End Human Trafficking and Renee Jones, President & CEO of the Renee Jones Empowerment Center will visit the Dean's Forum to inform us of the growing problem of human trafficking, specifically trafficking in Northeast Ohio. Defined as code for slavery — involuntary servitude, debt bondage or peonage. There are thousands of Northeast Ohio children, women, and men being enslaved to commercial sex or forced labor annually. Join us at the Dean's Forum to learn…

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: What Is So Social About Justice: Seeking Justice in the Age of Social Media

| , | No Comments
The Rev. Deon K. Johnson Sunday, January 14, 2018 Dean’s Forum Guest, 10:10 a.m What does justice look like in our time; in our social media world? The Rev. Deon Johnson shared his insight and led a spirited discussion on the topic, “What Is So Social About Justice: Seeking Justice in the Age of Social Media." The Rev. Johnson is the Rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Brighton, MI., and the former Associate Rector of Christ Church in Shaker Heights.

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: Fair Districts = Fair Elections

| , | No Comments
Fair Districts = Fair Elections Susan Taft League of Women Voters of Ohio Sunday, December 10, 2017 Dean’s Forum Guest, 10:10 a.m Susan Taft from the League of Women Voters of Ohio was our forum guest at the December 10 Dean’s Forum as. She discussed the Fair Districts = Fair Elections Coalition, a coalition of the League of Women Voters of Ohio, Common Cause Ohio and other “good-government” groups committed to ending gerrymandering in Ohio. The Fair Districts = Fair Elections Coalition seeks to change the way Ohio’s Congressional Districts are drawn with the purpose of eliminating partisan gerrymandering. Susan speaks on the…

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: Being A Cathedral—CSU and Trinity Working Together

| , | No Comments
Being A Cathedral—CSU and Trinity Working Together to Benefit Cleveland Dr Ronald Berkman, President Cleveland State University Sunday, December 3, 2017 Dean’s Forum Guest, 10:10 a.m Cleveland State University President Dr. Ronald Berkman visited the Dean's Forum on December 3, 2017. He joined Dr. Gaston in conversation on how our two institutions are working together to benefit Cleveland.

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: Being A Cathedral—An Interfaith Perspective:Civil Rights and the Muslim Community

| , | No Comments
Being A Cathedral—An Interfaith Perspective: Civil Rights and the Muslim Community Isam Zaiem and Julia Shearson Sunday, November 12, 2017 Dean’s Forum Guest, 10:10 a.m Isam Zaiem, President Emeritus, and Julia Shearson, Executive Director, of the Cleveland Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). Isam and Julia will join Dr. Gaston in a discussion about civil rights issues related to the Muslim community.

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: Being A Cathedral—An Interfaith Perspective

| , | No Comments
Being A Cathedral—An Interfaith Perspective Rabbi Joshua Caruso Sunday, October 29, 2017 Dean’s Forum Guest, 10:10 a.m Joining Dr. Gaston on Sunday, October 29, 2017, was Rabbi Joshua Caruso. Rabbi Caruso serves as Rabbi of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple in Beachwood, Ohio. During the forum, Rabbi Caruso gave a fascinating interfaith view on our on-going topic "Being a Cathedral."

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: Beyond the Border—Immigration in Northeast Ohio

| , | No Comments
Beyond the Border: Immigration in Northeast Ohio Veronica Isabel Dahlberg, Executive Director, HOLA Ohio Sunday, October 8, 2017 Dean’s Forum Guest, 10:10 a.m Joining Dr. Paul Gaston on Sunday, October 8, 2017 was Veronica Isabel Dahlberg, founder and executive director of HOLA Ohio. Dahlberg discussed how Northeast Ohio’s Latino immigrant families and communities are being impacted by recent changes in federal immigration policy and decades of national inaction on immigration reform. Dahlberg is the founder and executive director of HOLA Ohio, a grassroots Latino organization that empowers the Latino community through outreach, advocacy and community organizing.

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: Being A Cathedral — Cathedrals in Places of Loss and Hope

| , | No Comments
The Very Reverend John Downey Sunday, October 8, 2017 Dean’s Forum Guest, 10:10 a.m Joining Dr. Gaston at the Dean's Forum is the Very Rev. John P. Downey to continue our series, "Being a Cathedral." This forum will focus on the role of the smaller Cathedral in the Episcopal Church as a place of loss and hope. Rev.Downey is Dean of the Cathedral of Saint Paul in Erie, PA.

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: Being a Cathedral—a Civic Perspective

| , | No Comments
Bobbi Reichtell, Executive Director of Campus District, Inc Sunday, September 24, 2017 Bobbi Reichtell, Executive Director of Campus District, Inc., joined Dean Gaston in conversation about how our downtown neighborhood is now a destination for those who want to work, play, study and make change.  Bobbi has announced that she will be retiring in February 2018 so this was also an opportunity to wish this great Trinity friend and supporter well.

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: The Cleveland School District and the Every Student Succeeds Act

| , | No Comments
Eric Gordon, CEO of Cleveland Metropolitan School District Sunday, September 17, 2017 Eric Gordon, Chief Executive Officer of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, joined Acting Dean Gaston in conversation about Cleveland schools. This forum focused on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) signed into law by President Obama in 2015. It replaced and updated the No Child Left Behind Act. ESSA takes full effect in the 2017-18 school year. Mr. Gordon also touched on the Every Student Succeeds Act and the Ohio Department of Education's newly released annual Ohio School Report Cards.

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: Ministry: The Next Generation

| , | No Comments
The Rev. Alex Barton Sunday, June 4, 2017 The Rev. Dr. Paul Gaston welcomes newly-ordained Deacon, The Rev. Alex Barton, to discuss the next generation of ministry.

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: Trinity’s Campus Ministry Program

| , | No Comments
Christopher Decatur Sunday, April 30, 2017 Chris Decatur, Trinity's Children, Youth and Young Adult Minister spoke with Brant Lee about Trinity's Campus Ministry program's growing relationships with the multi-faith communities at Cleveland State University. Chris joined the staff of Trinity Cathedral in 2013 as a Hospitality Coordinator and took the position as Children, Youth & Young Adult Minister in July of 2014. He received his bachelor's degree in Comparative Religion from Cleveland State University.

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: From Giving the Sacrament to Being the Sacrament

| , | No Comments
From Giving the Sacrament to Being the Sacrament: The Ministry of Hospital Chaplaincy The Rev. Sahra Harding Sunday, April 23, 2017 The Rev. Sahra Harding returned to Trinity for a conversation at the Dean's Forum with Brant Lee. Sahra spoke about her ministry as a hospital chaplain.Hospital chaplains care for those experiencing a health crisis.  This ministry is for people of all faiths and no faith.  This kind of spiritual care involves respecting the beliefs and culture of each person as it provides care to patients, their families and loved ones, staff and employees. Sahra moved to Cleveland five years…

The Dean’s Forum: Following the Story

| , | No Comments
The Rev. Rosalind Hughes Sunday, March 26, 2017 Lauren Onkey, Trinity Member and Dean for Humanities at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Humanities Center at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®), interviews The Rev. Rosalind Hughes on her journey to ordination. It is a journey that began long ago in a church far, far away. One that eventually led her to Trinity Cathedral, opening a whole new chapter in the story of her call. Rosalind C. Hughes is a former UK resident now happily settled in the Cleveland, area. She is Rector of the Church of the Epiphany in Euclid. Rosalind…

The Dean’s Forum: Beyond Walls and Bridges—Education to heal divided communities

| , | No Comments
Dr. Sean Decatur, President Kenyon College Sunday, March 12, 2017 Dr. Sean Decatur, President Kenyon College joins Brant Lee in conversation to discuss how educational institutions can help advance community conversations aimed at narrowing our divides and moving all of us forward. Dr. Decatur is the  19th president of Kenyon College Prior to Kenyon College. He served as the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Oberlin College. He earned a bachelor’s degree at Swarthmore College. Decatur earned a doctorate in biophysical chemistry at Stanford University in 1995.  

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: Meet Acting Dean The Rev. Dr. Paul Gaston

| , , , | No Comments
The Rev. Dr. Paul Gaston, Trinity's new Acting Dean, visited Sunday's Dean's Forum. Listen to the podcast and learn about his "bio-vocational" ministry and how he will guide Trinity over the coming months.

The Dean’s Forum: Biking in Cleveland

| , , | No Comments
Mr. Jacob VanSickle, Executive Director, Bike Cleveland Sunday, February 26, 2017 Dean’s Forum Guest, 10:10 a.m Trinity member Brant Lee in conversation with Jacob VanSickle, Executive Director of Bike Cleveland. Bike Cleveland Bike Cleveland is transforming our streets and communities into vibrant, healthy places. Making them safe and accessible for everyone to bike and walk. VanSickle discussed many of Bike Cleveland projects currently underway and why they are important for Cleveland’s continued comeback. Jacob VanSickle has served as the executive director of Bike Cleveland since February of 2012. He is a graduate of Spring Arbor University where he earned a degree in…

The Dean’s Forum: The Episcopal Church’s Mission in a Divided America

| , , | No Comments
February 19, 2017 At the Dean’s Forum, The Rev. Walter Brownridge discussed the Church’s role in these challenging and polarized times. He brings into focus the question of how the Church’s ministry of reconciliation will be realized in our contemporary context. Walter Brownridge is an Episcopal (Anglican) Priest from the Diocese of Hawaii. His most recent position was as the Dean of the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Honolulu, Hawaii where he served from October 2011 through July 2016. Prior to his move to Honolulu, Walter served as an Associate Dean for Community Life at the School of Theology, Sewanee:…

The Dean’s Forum: “From Generation to Generation” Capital Campaign Update

| , , | No Comments
Campaign co-chairs Marie Kittredge and Tony Wesley gave an update on Trinity’s From Generation to Generation capital campaign at the February 12 Dean’s Forum to a crowd of over 40 Trinity members.  To date, $1.3M has been given or pledged!  Trinity’s generous congregation has contributed just over $1M of this total since the September 2016 campaign roll-out.  Solicitations of “Friend / Supporters” and “Institutional Funders (foundations)” segments began in late 2016 and a combined total of just under $240,000 has been raised.  Early campaign capital projects were outlined for 2017: a series of life and public safety projects needed for…

The Dean’s Forum: The Past and Future Stories of Trinity Cathedral

| , | No Comments
The Rev. Michael Jupin served as Canon of Trinity from 1974-84 returned to Trinity to reminisce on his time in service here at the Cathedral. Michael and his wife Barbara Ann Emser shared their memories of Trinity and reflected on the unfolding story of Trinity Cathedral as we prepare for the next chapter in our 200-year-old story.

Podcast: TLC — Tracey Lind Celebration

| , , | No Comments
On January 25th, 2017 nearly 200 civic leaders, family, and friends came to Trinity for a moving evening of reflection and gratitude for Tracey’s 17 years of dedicated service to Cleveland and beyond. Speakers included Rabbi Josh Caruso and Dr. Jawanza Colvin for Greater Cleveland Congregations, Bobbi Reichtell and Wendy Hoke for Campus District, Bishop Mark Hollingsworth for the Episcopal of Ohio, Dr. Ron Berkman for Cleveland State and Councilwoman Phyllis Cleveland for Cleveland City Council. See Lauren Onkey's video interview with Dean Lind.  The role of music in the life and ministry of Dean Tracey Lind  

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: The Rev. Ted Curtis on Transitions

| , | No Comments
Sunday, December 22, 2016 The Rev. Ted Curtis joined Dean Lind in conversation for this week's Dean's Forum. The forum focused on the transition process within the church and how it is typically experienced by parishes when a long-serving pastor departs. Ted Curtis retired in May 2015 as rector of Grace Episcopal Church of Chicago which he served after he left as Trinity’s “Canon Residentiary” in 1991. He has served the wider church on the Executive Council of the Episcopal Peace Fellowship, as a reader for the General Ordination Examinations, as an adjunct professor of preaching at Bexley-Seabury Seminary and as a…

The Dean’s Forum: The role of music in the life and ministry of Dean Tracey Lind

| , , | No Comments
  Video   Audio only   Lauren Onkey, Dean for Humanities at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Humanities Center at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®), turns the tables on The Very Rev. Tracey Lind for this Dean's Forum. She interviews her on the occasion of her upcoming retirement as Dean of Trinity Cathedral. The subject of this forum is music and the role that it has played in Dean Lind's life and ministry. Onkey writes, "I first met Rev. Tracey Lind in 2013. She came to see me at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, where I served as…

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: Talking about Dementia

| , , | No Comments
Sunday, December 11, 2016 A special Dean's Forum with Taylor Young, LSW, MSSA, early-stage specialist and Nancy B. Udelson, President and CEO of the Alzheimer's Association of Cleveland. Taylor and Nancy join Dean Lind for a conversation about dementia in all of its forms.  

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: Loving Our Neighbor in a Post-Election World

| , , | No Comments
Sunday, November 20 The Reverend Canon Greg Jacobs The Rev. Canon Greg Jacobs joined the Dean’s Forum to discuss how we can restore civility to contentious discussions, including the recent presidential election, Black Lives Matter, Standing Rock, and other issues. The Rev. Canon Gregory “Greg” Jacobs since 2008 has served as the Canon to the Ordinary & Chief of Staff in the Episcopal Diocese of Newark, which covers the northern-most third of New Jersey. In that capacity, he serves as the principal advisor to the Bishop on matters involving policy, transition ministry, and program involving clergy and congregations in the…

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: Trinity Cathedral—Shaping Our Community, Pt. 2

| , , | No Comments
Trinity Cathedral: Shaping Our Community - Pt. 2 Mr. Wayne Bifano, Mrs. Martha Bifano Wednesday, November 16, 7:30 p.m. Trinity members Martha, and Wayne Bifano examine the history of Trinity: its beginnings, the people who grew this community of faith, the evolution of its mission, and its future as it relates to Cleveland. The story of Trinity and its history continues. Thus far we have explored its beginnings and the people who supported its mission and message. In this session, we will examine how Trinity has served the community, including how Trinity has been linked with Cleveland from its founding…

The Dean’s Forum Podcast:The Transformation of St. John’s

| , , | No Comments
The Transformation of St. John’s with Timothy Holcomb November 13, 2016 Did you know that the history of Trinity Cathedral is entwined with that of another church just a few miles away? The forum will explore the shared history of St. John’s Church in Ohio City and Trinity Parish, looking in particular how St. John’s, like Trinity, has emerged as a leading agent of change in the community over the years. Our guest, Timothy Holcomb is Project Director at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Ohio City. Tim received his Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from Cleveland State University. He joined St.…

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: Reflections by the Deans of Trinity Cathedral

| , , | No Comments
Sunday, October 30 The Right Reverend Bill Persell, and The Very Reverend Tracey Lind This special Bicentennial Dean’s Forum featured the two living deans of Trinity Cathedral, Dean Tracey Lind and the Rt. Rev. Bill Persell. Together, they will reflect on their ministry and leadership experiences, discussing how Trinity engaged the wider world during their tenures. They also discussed the unique role cathedrals have in the 21st century, including how Trinity can work for the flourishing of Cleveland. Read more about Bishop Percell, and Dean Lind. .

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: On Being the Church

| , , | No Comments
On Oct. 23, 2016, we welcomed The Reverend Canon Michael Rusk from St. Peter’s Church of Oadby Parish in the United Kingdom to the Dean's Forum. Reverend Rusk's wide-ranging conversation with Dean Tracey Lind included Christian-Muslim relations, the theology of play, the Church of England, the Troubles of Northern Ireland, and cathedral ministry in Great Britain. The Rev. Canon Michael Rusk is Team Rector of Oadby in the Diocese of Leicester in the East Midlands of England. Oadby is a large multi-ethnic suburban parish in an area of fast demographic change. A native of Belfast, Ireland, Michael is a Canon of St…

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: Trinity Cathedral—Shaping Our Community, Pt. 1

| , , | No Comments
This is one of several Wednesday evening forums celebrating the history of Trinity during this its bicentennial year.    Mr. Wayne Bifano, Mrs. Martha Bifano present a fascinating talk on the early history of Trinity and its role in shaping our community. Wednesday, October 19, 7:30 p.m.   You may know Trinity as the place for Forum Lectures/Podcasts, “A Place at the Table”, and Brown Bag Concerts. All of these offerings have their roots in Trinity’s history of feeding the mind, the body, and the spirit of the community it serves. But who is Trinity? What is Trinity? Let us examine…

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: Church Beyond the Walls

| , , | No Comments
The Reverend Audra Abt joined the Dean's Forum on Sunday, October 16 for a conversation titled "Church Beyond the Walls: Building a Community-Based Witness & Episcopal Presence." In this podcast, Rev. Audra Abt shares about her work as a Missioner for Latino/Hispanic Ministries and Intercultural Community Development in the greater Greensboro, NC Episcopal convocation. How can we live out our call to be faithful witnesses to the work of God among our neighbors? Learn about discovering the church in surprising places — including in living rooms and family kitchens. Rev. Audra Abt is Rector at St. Andrew’s Church, Greensboro, NC. Trinity…

The Dean’s Forum Podcast: “God is Always Hiring”

| , , | No Comments
  Author and columnist Regina Brett joined the Dean's Forum on Sunday, Oct  9, 2016 for a conversation  on how we relate to our work, or lack of work, and the seeking of something deeper and more meaningful in our career and life. Referencing her new book, God Is Always Hiring, the forum explored how to transform one's career into a meaningful vocation. Regina Brett is the New York Times bestselling author of God Never Blinks: 50 Lessons for Life's Little Detours, which has been published in more than 24 languages. She also wrote Be the Miracle: 50 Lessons for Making the Impossible Possible. Her…

The Dean’s Forum: The Work of Marion-Sterling School

| , | No Comments
The Work of Marion-Sterling School.  Adrianna Chestnut, M.Ed., principal of Marion-Sterling.