Trinity Episcopal Cathedral!
Trinity is an urban congregation of 1,500 members who live in neighborhoods all over the greater Portland area. We are a people committed to worshipping God, nurturing Christian community, and proclaiming the Gospel by working for justice and peace in the world. The Cathedral is known in the broader community for superb music, broad educational programming for all ages, and outreach ministries to the city and beyond. Trinity is also home to the Trinity Bookstore. Since the pioneer days of the Oregon Trail, Trinity has been among the largest Episcopal congregations in the Pacific Northwest.
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SPARKS Summer Camp
July 14-25, Monday - Friday. 8:30 a.m. to -5:00 p.m.
All rising 6th – 9th graders eligible
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
What’s your SPARK?
You have something that is good, beautiful, and useful to your community – a spark!
We’re calling all 6th-9th graders
To share what gives your life purpose
To build friendships
To serve your community
To find your sparks in art, sports, nature, leadership, and much more!
For more information, contact email@example.com.
Wednesday at the Commons
Due to Holy Week, Wednesday at the Commons will not be meeting on Wednesday, April 16. It will resume on Wednesday, April 23 with 5:30 p.m. Eucharist in the Chapel; 6:00 p.m. Common Meal (suggested donation $9); 7:00 p.m. Classes.
Ongoing and upcoming Easter classes include:
Catechesis: The Journey Home, led by Canon Nathan LeRud, thru June 11, Morrison Room.
Putting Paul In His Place, led by Jennifer Bird, April 23-June 11, Stearns Library. This course looks at Paul in the context of the Roman world, examining archaeological and historical context with the goal of learning how to read and engage “tricky” Pauline content. Dr. Jennifer Bird holds a PhD in New Testament and Early Christianity from Vanderbilt University. Her newest book is entitled, Permission Granted: 12 Things About the Bible To Think About For Yourself.
Click here to register.
Looking Ahead, led by Rev. Canon Raggs Ragan and members of Elderwise, April 23-May 28, Rublev Room. An opportunity for people of all ages to explore practical and spiritual aspects of our changing lives. We will explore Richard Rohr’s ideas about the phases of life in his book Falling Upward, and hear from professionals about practical things like downsizing, making wills, advanced directives, and more.
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Baseball As A Road To God, led by Joe Rose, April 23- May 7, Bishop Scott Room. Joe Rose explores spiritual enlightenment through America’s great national pastime. Participants will learn about sacred places such as Wrigley Field, rituals like Opening Day and about the trials and tribulations such as Bill Buckner’s infamous error in the 1986 World Series. We will examine saints and miracles, as well as sinners and plagues. Joe is a writer and columnist at The Oregonian, where he has covered everything from Oregon’s methamphetamine epidemic to the origins of “The Simpsons.”
Click here to register.
Spring Grief Group
April 23-May 28, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., Children's Chapel
'Connect and Remember: a Grief Support Group' will meet for 6 Wednesday after Easter, to provide an opportunity individuals who are grieving to learn and grow together, to provide mutual support and acquire useful tools from our facilitator, Licensed Professional Counselor Sheila Somers. Learn about Sheila at her website: www.sheilasomers.com. Click here to register.
All-Parish Retreat with Kate Moorehead: Resurrecting Easter
May 10, 9:00 a.m., Kempton Hall
Join the Very Rev’d Kate Moorehead, Dean of St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral in Jacksonville, FL, for this exploration of the Great Fifty Days of Easter, a celebration that anciently rivaled the season of Lent in its intensity and celebration. Kate will examine key figures related to Jesus’ resurrection - Mary Magdalene, the Apostle Peter - and look at different understandings of resurrection as we explore what it means to experience and celebrate resurrection in our own lives as Easter people. Cost is $25 per person/covers breakfast and lunch. Click here to register for the All-Parish Retreat with Kate Moorehead.
ECW Spirituality Day at Trinity
Saturday, May 3, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Various Locations
Sponsored by the Diocese of Oregon and Episcopal Church Women (ECW), come for a day of spiritual growth featuring food, fellowship, and workshops that will explore the theme of ‘Sacred Journeys” from diverse perspectives.
Guides are artists, dancers, environmentalists, activists, pilgrims, educators, a diplomat, priests, an actress, spiritual directors, facilitators, lay ministers – all women inspired by the Spirit to find and follow the sacred thread in their own life journey and willing to share their wisdom with others.
Let the Spirit guide you to choose your path and to travel with us on a shared one-day journey to explore inner and outer landscapes that renew and refresh. Click here to download a registration form and click here to download a workshop schedule. For additional information, call 503-644-3468.
Artists Among Us 2014 at Trinity
May 16 – June 29, Kempton Hall. Theme: A New Heaven and a New Earth.
The opening reception is Friday, May 16, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public. The artists will be available to talk about their work and you can enjoy live music by Mike Horsfall, vibes, and Craig Snazelle, bass. Light food will be served prepared by a local chef. Wine will be available for purchase. Click here for more information about Artists Among Us.