Trinity Cathedral community members are invited to attend an Interfaith Passover Seder at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple in Beachwood, on Tuesday, March 13, 7:00-8:30 pm. This evening will consist of a retelling of the Israelites’ redemption from Egypt, an explanation of many of the customs related to Passover and their significance, as well as a small sampling of traditional foods used at a Passover Seder (this is not a meal). After the Seder, visitors can tour the building and view the temple’s Judaica collection. Many Trinity parishioners have attended these seders in recent years, and found them interesting for young…
February 11, 2018 A Sermon by the Rev. Kay Rackley on the last Sunday after the Epiphany. The day’s Gospel reading was Mark 9:2-9. 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.
February 4, 2018 A Sermon by the Rev. Paul Gaston on the fifth Sunday after the Epiphany. The day’s Gospel reading was Mark 1:29-39. 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 13, 2018 at 6 p.m. Registration deadline: February 11 Register to attend Trinity Cathedral is celebrating Mardi Gras this year with a New Orleans-style jambalaya dinner, children’s activities and live music by the Zydeco Kings. Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) marks the end of the season of Epiphany and is often celebrated with music, fun, and rich foods. The menu includes chicken & sausage jambalaya (vegetarian jambalaya available), tossed salad, bread, dessert and beverages. The meal will be catered by Luna Bakery & Cafe and will include kid-friendly menu items. Donations will be accepted at the door (suggested: $9/adult,…
Ash Wednesday Services February 14, 7:30 a.m., noon and 6 p.m. Three Ash Wednesday services will be offered: 7:30 a.m., noon and 6 p.m. Eucharist will be celebrated with the imposition of ashes at all services. The Trinity Cathedral Choir will sing at the 6 p.m. service. Following the 6 p.m. service, a community meal ($6 suggested donation) will be served in Cathedral Hall.
January 28, 2018 A Sermon by the Rev. Kay Rackley on the fourth Sunday after the Epiphany. The day’s Gospel reading was Mark 1:21-28. 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.
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,…