Inquirer’s Retreat Saturday, March 10, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Learn more about the Episcopal Church at the “Inquirer’s Retreat.” Led by Canon Kay Rackley, this retreat is for those who are new to the Episcopal Church and want to learn more. It will also prepare those who seek to be received or confirmed in the Episcopal Church. The retreat is free, but please register in advance. Please email Ginger Bitikofer with any questions or to buy the book used for the retreat, Those Episkopols by Dennis Maynard. The book costs $12, and a few copies are available to borrow.
February 4, 2018 The engraving of Dean Tracey Lind’s service wall stone on the east aisle wall is finished! The stone will be acknowledged to the congregation and dedicated on February 4, as announced earlier. Unfortunately, Tracey will not be able to attend. She sends her warmest wishes and looks forward to worshiping with us at a later date, to be scheduled when our new dean is in place. In the interim, a framed rubbing of the stone is being made and will be presented to Tracey by Acting Dean Paul Gaston and Canon Kay Rackley when they visit with her next month.
January 21, 2018 A Sermon by the Rev. Dr. Paul Gaston on the third Sunday after the Epiphany. The day’s Gospel reading was Mark 1:14-20. To subscribe to this and other Trinity Sermons podcasts copy and paste the following into iTunes or other Podcast managers: https://trinitycleveland.org/blog/category/sermons/feed.
Tuesday, February 20 & March 13, 6 p.m. In February, we’re taking on Nadia Bolz-Weber’s Accidental Saints: Finding God in All the Wrong People on Tuesday February 20 at 6 p.m. This one-time meeting date is to allow us to observe Shrove Tuesday on February 13. “In Accidental Saints, New York Times best-selling author Nadia Bolz-Weber invites readers into a surprising encounter with what she calls “a religious but not-so-spiritual life.” Tattooed, angry and profane, this former standup comic turned pastor stubbornly, sometimes hilariously, resists the God she feels called to serve. But God keeps showing up in the least likely of people-a church-loving agnostic, a drag queen,…
What is Lent Madness? It’s a fun, engaging way for everyone to learn about the men and women who are included in the Church’s Calendar of Saints, during the season of Lent (this year, beginning Wednesday, Feb 14). Here’s the format: 32 “saints” are placed into a tournament-like single elimination bracket. Biographical information about each of the saints is shared and people vote for their favorite saints, on the Lent Madness website or using Facebook or Twitter. Things get more interesting in subsequent rounds— we find out a little more about the semifinal and final contenders– and ultimately one saint earns the coveted Golden Halo.
A Sermon by the Rev. Deon K. Johnson on the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Sunday. The Rev. Deon K. Johnson is rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Brighton, MI and former Associate Rector of Christ Church in Shaker Heights. To subscribe to this and other Trinity Sermons podcasts copy and paste the following into iTunes or other Podcast managers: https://trinitycleveland.org/blog/category/sermons/feed.
A Sermon by the Rev. Dr. Paul Gaston on the first Sunday after theEpiphany. The Baptism of our Lord. The day’s Gospel reading was Mark 1:4-11. To subscribe to this and other Trinity Sermons podcasts copy and paste the following into iTunes or other Podcast managers: https://trinitycleveland.org/blog/category/sermons/feed.