WALK-IN MINISTRY WEEK 6/29-7/3

Trinity Cathedral is pleased to serve as the Walk-In Ministry Church for the Week of  June 29-July 3, 2015.

The Walk-In Ministry is part of the ecumenical partnership between five churches located in Downtown Pittsburgh. Trinity Cathedral will operate its special Outreach services from 10:00am to 12:00pm and from 1:00pm to 3:00pm on the days listed. The Walk-In Ministry is a front-line service to any and all who have need of it, offering 2-3 days worth of food, toiletries, and various articles of clothing we have in stock. Outreach volunteers can also offer referrals to other city and county agencies. A client list is maintained and all users of the system are asked to produce some form of photo ID.

Please keep our volunteers and clients in your prayers during this busy and fulfilling week!

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“A CIVIC SERMON: AMERICA’S FIRST PRINCIPLES

Trinity Cathedral is once again blessed to host Mr.Jerry Bowyer as the Guest Homilist on Sunday, July 5th. Jerry is a successful entrepreneur and a renowned local radio host,  in addition to his service to his parish and the Episcopal Diocese.

The theme for his sermon is “A CIVIC SERMON: America’s First Principles”. The words will resonate with you not only on this Independence Day, but will also stay with you throughout the year. We pray you will join us in welcoming Jerry Bowyer this Sunday and encourage you to listen to Sunday services throughout the week on Trinity Cathedral Web Radio (use link below to listen now).

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AA and Al-Anon Meetings at Trinity Cathedral

Trinity Cathedral is blessed to host meetings for Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon Downtown Chapters every week. AA meetings are held at noon on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons; Al-Anon conducts its weekly meeting on Wednesday at 1:00pm.

Both organizations meet in the Undercroft conference room and classrooms, with street-level,  handicap-accessible entrance at Oliver Avenue. Should you need directions to Trinity Cathedral, simply search the interactive Calendar on this website for the meeting you wish to attend and click on the street map which accompanies the meting listing.

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Downtown Road Closures for Sunday June 28th

The second of three OpenStreetsPGH event is coming this Sunday, June 28th. The OpenStreetsPGH event will occur from 8:00 a.m. – noon, shutting down multiple streets beginning in Market Square and continuing down Market Street and 6th Street to Penn Avenue. Penn Avenue will be closed from 6th Street to Butler Street in Lawrenceville where the closure will continue to 47th Street.

Please be aware of the road closures that will begin at 7:00 a.m. and reopen at 1:00 p.m.  Parked cars along the route will also need to be moved NO LATER than 3:00 a.m. on June 28. For a detailed map of road closures and soft openings, please visit: http://openstreetspgh.org/route/.

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TRINITY CATHEDRAL WELCOMES DIOCESE OFFICES AND STAFF

As of Sunday, June 22, 2015, the Offices of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh have moved back to Trinity Cathedral!

Bishop Dorsey McConnell, and the Diocesan staff have moved into the newly renovated office space on the Third Floor of the Parish House. It is truly a blessing to Trinity Cathedral and to Downtown Pittsburgh to have the Diocese “back home” and on-site at the Cathedral. The move signifies a renewed and visible partnership with Trinity Cathedral and its mission to serve Pittsburgh and the Episcopal Diocese at large.

We encourage parishioners and visitors alike to join with us in issuing a warm and heartfelt “WELCOME HOME” and to pass along those wishes to Bishop McConnell and the Diocesan staff should you encounter them over the coming weeks.

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SUNDAY FELLOWSHIP SPONSORS

Thanks and blessings upon all the wonderful sponsors who have made our Sunday Fellowship Hour after Sunday service such a tasty success. The Sign Up Sheet for June, July & August is posted on the Parish Bulletin Board outside the Parish Hall. Don’t like to cook or prepare foodstuffs? You may also make a donation to sponsor a Sunday.

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JUNE SERVER SCHEDULES ARE NOW AVAILABLE

The Server Schedules for Acolytes, Chalicers, Counters, Lectors, and Ushers are now available on the website. Click on the Liturgical Life tab below the site photo, then select the appropriate category.

Email the Cathedral Office with any questions or changes office@trinitycathedralpgh.org

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BISHOP MC CONNELL AT TRINITY CATHEDRAL MAY 31ST

The Right Reverend Dorsey McConnell, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh, will be our Celebrant and Homilist on Trinity Sunday, May 31st, at our 10:30am service. Trinity Cathedral is blessed to have Bishop McConnell with us to lead the celebration of our Patronal Feast Day. All are welcome and make plans to join us for fellowship and refreshments after the service.

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TEAM TRINITY RAISES OVER $900 FOR OUTREACH MINISTRY

photo 2(1)                                                                                 KUDOS to Josie White, Priscilla Castner, and Claudia Caruso (aka Team Trinity) for their participation in and fundraising efforts for the Walk For A Healthy Community event on Saturday, May 16th

Team Trinity raised more than $900 for the Trinity Cathedral Food Pantry account with the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. These funds help the Outreach Ministry with their continuing efforts to assist the homeless, families, and seniors in our service community. The Walk For A Healthy Community is just one of the ways the Outreach Ministry secures funding, materials, and foodstuffs for their ministry.

Be sure to pass on your thank yous the next time you see Josie, Priscilla, and Claudia.

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WALK FOR A HEALTHY COMMUNITY

There is still time to sponsor TEAM TRINITY FOR THE Walk For A Healthy Community event this Saturday, May 16. Trinity Cathedral Outreach volunteers will begin walking from Stage AE on the North Shore at 9:00 am to help raise awareness of and funds for the Trinity Cathedral Food Bank account  with the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank. Any funds raised go towards the purchase of foods and hygiene products for the pantry shelves; these foodstuffs are distributed to individuals, families, and seniors served by Trinity Cathedral within within the 15222 zip code service area.

CLICK ON THE  “Walk For A Healthy Community” LINK at bottom of our website to sponsor our Cathedral walkers. Please be sure to designate Trinity Cathedral Food Pantry as the member agency of the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank when you make you donation.

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MAY SERVER SCHEDULES

Server Schedules for the month of May are now available. Simply click on the Liturgical Life tab beneath the website photo for access. Contact the Office 412-232-6404 with any questions or to request a change in your assigned date.

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ECW CELEBRATE OUR ABUNDANCE EVENT

The Episcopal Church Women of the Diocese of Pittsburgh will be hosting their Celebrate Our Abundance Event and Spring U.T.O. Ingathering on Saturday May 9th, 2015 10am-noon, in the Trinity Cathedral Parish Hall. Please join them to Celebrate Each Other, Celebrate Our Stories, Celebrate Our Ideas and enjoy the fellowship during the FREE brunch. Please pre-register on line at www.episcopalpgh.org/ecw.

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TRINITY CATHEDRAL BOY CHOIR AUDITIONS

Know a boy who loves to sing? The Trinity Cathedral Boy Choir of Pittsburgh is looking for young singers! Boys in Grades 2 through 8 are eligible to participate, starting in the Fall semester 2015. Auditions for the Trinity Cathedral Boy Choir will be held at Trinity Cathedral on Saturday, May 30th 10:00am til 2:00pm.

The Trinity Cathedral Boy Choir of Pittsburgh is dedicated to providing singers with high quality vocal instruction in the beautiful tradition of the English boy choir schools. Please contact Choirmaster David Schaap to schedule an audition at 412-232-6404, ext 124 or by email music@trinitycathedralpgh.org. You can visit their Facebook page for additional information, as well as their website: http://trinityboychoir.weebly.com

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OUR NEWEST MEMBER AT TRINITY CATHEDRAL

We welcome Thomas Payne Kiener, son of Thomas and Sarah Kiener, into the household of God and membership into Trinity Cathedral Parish. Thomas was accompanied by his Godparents, David Bryan Payne, Ellen Ann Wheeler, Emily Ann Kiener, and his loving family and friends at the 10:30a.m.service on Easter Sunday.

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