Trinity Cathedral to Launch National Speaker Series in October

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CLEVELAND, OH – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, Pulitzer-winning journalist Connie Schultz, and leading voice of moderate Islam Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf will visit Trinity Cathedral this October as part of a new speaker series celebrating its bicentennial. Free and open to the public, the events will be held at noon on Tuesdays in the nave of Trinity Cathedral. Presented by Cleveland State University in partnership with Trinity Cathedral and The City Club of Cleveland, the speaker series is titled “A Future that Belongs to Us All.” Select events will be broadcast by ideastream. On October 4, Senator Brown and Connie…

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Serve with Children & Youth for the 2016-2017 Program Year!

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Do you have an interest in working with youth, helping them go deeper in their faith and service? Consider getting involved with Trinity’s vibrant Children & Youth ministries! Currently, we are looking to add individuals to our list of substitute teachers for our children & youth programming for the 2016-2017 program year. We are also looking for those interested in serving as a youth leader for our junior high youth group. Leaders are expected to serve at least one to two Sundays a month during the formation hour, using lessons plans and curriculum provided by the youth minister. No teaching experience is required—just…

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Dean Tracey Lind Chosen for Cleveland Scene’s 2016 People Issue

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Dean Tracey Lind was named by the Cleveland Scene’s 2016 People Issue as one of their 29 Clevelanders “working every day to make the city better, to drive it forward, to contribute to its successes and rectify its shortcomings.” The article includes observations about Trinity’s uniquely outward-facing mission, noting that “[Lind] isn’t your ordinary dean, and Trinity Cathedral isn’t your average church.” READ MORE 

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Circle the City with Love During the RNC

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CLEVELAND – Trinity Cathedral clergy and members will be among the thousands of people joining hands in silence for 30 minutes on the Lorain-Carnegie Bridge on Sunday, July 17, the first day of the Republican National Convention. The event, called Circle the City with Love, is designed to be a highly visible, non-partisan demonstration of love and unity ahead of RNC, as well as a response to the recent violence in cities such as Baton Rouge, LA, Falcon Heights, MN, and Dallas, TX.   The event will take place on the Lorain-Carnegie (Hope Memorial) Bridge that unites Cleveland’s east and west sides. Participants will hold hands…

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Jim Obergefell, Author and Activist for Marriage Equality, to Speak at Trinity Cathedral Aug. 3

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CLEVELAND – Jim Obergefell, plaintiff in the Supreme Court case that legalized same-sex marriage across the U.S., and co-author, with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Debbie Cenziper, of Love Wins: The Lovers and Lawyers Who Fought the Landmark Case for Marriage Equality (William Morrow), will speak at Trinity Cathedral on August 3 at 7 pm. All are welcome to attend this free event. One year ago, on June 26, 2015, in a decision that drew headlines around the world, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the constitutional right of gay couples to marry in all 50 states after decades of incremental rulings. The historic case, Obergefell v Hodges, began with…

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Remembering Orlando — June 12, 2016

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A response to the mass shooting at Pulse in Orlando. This Sermon was delivered by the Very Rev. Tracey Lind on June 12, 2016.  “Remembering Orlando” The Very Rev. Tracey Lind Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland Sunday, June 19, 2016 Proper 7C 1 Kings 19:1-15 – Luke 8:26-39 One year ago this week, we grieved the loss of nine innocent lives gunned down as they gathered for bible study at Mother Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.  From this pulpit, I acknowledged that this atrocity – an act of terror and violence – while carried out by one man, was the…

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For Trinity, Music Education is Part of the Mission

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On April 5, Trinity Cathedral had the opportunity to play a special role in the lives of students from the all-girls Laurel School. The young women had come to Trinity for a Cathedral Concerts performance by ‘80s pop icon Belinda Carlisle as part of a class designed to give them hands-on experience in the music business. Before the concert began, the students observed stage setup and had the opportunity to visit with the concert’s producers, Elevation Group founders Denny Young and Steve Lindecke, gleaning from their years of experience in the music industry. For the Laurel students, it was a…

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Trinity to Light Candles for Orlando Shooting Victims on June 19

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A version of this letter from The Very Rev. Tracey Lind was sent to Trinity Cathedral members on June 16. Dear friends, Like most of you, I’m still reeling with grief, sorrow, anger and despair over the mass shooting at Pulse in Orlando. A gay bar — a sanctuary where the LGBTQ community has historically felt safe to dance, sing, make friends, meet potential partners, and enjoy one another’s company without harassment and judgment — was violated in the most unfathomable way. My heart and soul ache for the 50 young men and women who died, the 53 injured, and their loved…

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