Christmas Eve at Trinity Cathedral
Dec
24
to Dec 25

Christmas Eve at Trinity Cathedral

Celebrate the birth of Jesus at one of our three services.

4:30 - Holy Eucharist with children's choir and Christmas pageant

7:00 - Musical prelude with Cathedral Choir and harp, 7:30 - Festival Choral Eucharist

10:00 - Musical prelude with Cathedral Choir and Brass Quintet, 10:30 - Festival Choral Eucharist

Childcare is available in the nursery for the 4:30 and 7:00 p.m. liturgies.

 

 

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Compline
Jan
14
7:00 PM19:00

Compline

Compline – night prayer – is the final worship of the day in the monastic system of canonical hours. This contemplative office focuses on spiritual peace. During the 35 minutes of sung Compline, no words are spoken; worshipers bathe in beautiful, timeless music, sung by Trinity’s Schola Cantorum. With lights dimmed and candles flickering, the calming ancient chants offer time and space for personal meditation and reflection. You will be invited to light a candle, offer prayers, and be still in God’s presence. Arrive at 6:45 for a brief introduction to Compline and a time of silent prayer. Compline is offered on the second Sunday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in October, November, January, February, and April.

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Compline
Feb
11
7:00 PM19:00

Compline

Compline – night prayer – is the final worship of the day in the monastic system of canonical hours. This contemplative office focuses on spiritual peace. During the 35 minutes of sung Compline, no words are spoken; worshipers bathe in beautiful, timeless music, sung by Trinity’s Schola Cantorum. With lights dimmed and candles flickering, the calming ancient chants offer time and space for personal meditation and reflection. You will be invited to light a candle, offer prayers, and be still in God’s presence. Arrive at 6:45 for a brief introduction to Compline and a time of silent prayer. Compline is offered on the second Sunday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in October, November, January, February, and April.

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Compline
Apr
8
7:00 PM19:00

Compline

Compline – night prayer – is the final worship of the day in the monastic system of canonical hours. This contemplative office focuses on spiritual peace. During the 35 minutes of sung Compline, no words are spoken; worshipers bathe in beautiful, timeless music, sung by Trinity’s Schola Cantorum. With lights dimmed and candles flickering, the calming ancient chants offer time and space for personal meditation and reflection. You will be invited to light a candle, offer prayers, and be still in God’s presence. Arrive at 6:45 for a brief introduction to Compline and a time of silent prayer. Compline is offered on the second Sunday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in October, November, January, February, and April.

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Advent Lessons and Carols & St. Nicholas Event
Dec
8
7:00 PM19:00

Advent Lessons and Carols & St. Nicholas Event

The Trinity Cathedral Choir presents the traditional Advent service of readings and music - but with a new twist this year. While youth and adults worship in the cathedral, a special St. Nicholas event will be offered for children in Gardner Hall. "St. Nicholas" will be present to talk with the children, and fun seasonal activities will be offered. Everyone will gather after the service for a festive reception. Childcare for infants and toddlers will be provided in the nursery.

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Compline
Nov
12
7:00 PM19:00

Compline

Compline – night prayer – is the final worship of the day in the monastic system of canonical hours. This contemplative office focuses on spiritual peace. During the 35 minutes of sung Compline, no words are spoken; worshipers bathe in beautiful, timeless music, sung by Trinity’s Schola Cantorum. With lights dimmed and candles flickering, the calming ancient chants offer time and space for personal meditation and reflection. You will be invited to light a candle, offer prayers, and be still in God’s presence. Arrive at 6:45 for a brief introduction to Compline and a time of silent prayer. Compline is offered on the second Sunday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in October, November, January, February, and April.

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Saints of Trinity
Nov
5
8:30 AM08:30

Saints of Trinity

A display of some of Trinity’s past members who gave of their time, talent and treasure will be exhibited on Sunday, November 5th, in Gardner Hall. Included in Trinity Saints is Glenn C. Cunningham, former Omaha City Councilman, Mayor of Omaha and Congressman. “Mayor Cunningham” as parishioners continued to call him, was an active member of Trinity and taught a men’s Bible study group for many years.

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Sunday School Visits the Museum
Oct
29
9:30 AM09:30

Sunday School Visits the Museum

The Historical Society will be hosting the Sunday School children on Sunday, Oct. 29th as part of their series on getting to know the church. It’s never too soon to learn about the history of Trinity cathedral and to value those who have come before us. Trinity Church was established in 1856 and will continue well into the future through the lives of our children. The Historical Society welcomes our future!

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Historical Society Mini-tour: Kemper Window
Oct
15
9:30 AM09:30

Historical Society Mini-tour: Kemper Window

Trinity’s Historical Society  will present a mini-tour of the Great West Window, the Kemper Window, after both services on Sunday, October 15th. Dean Craig Loya will talk about Bishop Jackson Kemper, the first Missionary Bishop of the Episcopal Church and unofficially, “Bishop of the Whole Northwest.” Kemper founded churches and was responsible for setting up dioceses in Ohio, Indiana, Missouri, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas and Minnesota. He was the first Bishop of Wisconsin.

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Compline
Oct
8
7:00 PM19:00

Compline


Compline – night prayer – is the final worship of the day in the monastic system of canonical hours. This contemplative office focuses on spiritual peace. During the 35 minutes of sung Compline, no words are spoken; worshipers bathe in beautiful, timeless music, sung by Trinity’s Schola Cantorum. With lights dimmed and candles flickering, the calming ancient chants offer time and space for personal meditation and reflection. You will be invited to light a candle, offer prayers, and be still in God’s presence. Arrive at 6:45 for a brief introduction to Compline and a time of silent prayer. Compline is offered on the second Sunday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in October, November, January, February, and April.

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Unclouded Day - sounding light
Sep
29
7:30 PM19:30

Unclouded Day - sounding light

Music to enlighten and inspire

Tom Trenney directs this nationally acclaimed, professional chamber choir featuring singers from across the Midwest. From favorite gospel hymns to treasured choral masterworks, from familiar folk songs to brand new compositions, sounding light seeks to offer a message of hope that will brighten even the cloudiest day! Free admission; a freewill offering will be received.

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Cathedral Choir North Platte Tour
Sep
15
to Sep 17

Cathedral Choir North Platte Tour

Our Cathedral Choir visits scenic and historic North Platte, Nebraska, in the latest installment of "Evensong on the Road." The choir will spend a weekend in residence at Episcopal Church of Our Savior, singing Evensong on Saturday at 5:00 p.m. and Holy Eucharist on Sunday morning. Music by Nebraska composers will be featured in celebration of our state sesquicentennial.

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Historical Society Open House
Sep
10
9:30 AM09:30

Historical Society Open House

“The Story of Three Churches and Two Cathedrals"

Trinity’s Historical Society will presents the story of how three churches in Stoke-on-Trent, England, St. Paul’s Cathedral in Wellington, New Zealand, and Trinity Cathedral are explicitly tied together. Come to Trinity’s museum rooms to hear this story and get a close-up view of the Selwyn Memorial Tile. The museum rooms will be open after both the 8:30 AM and the 10:30 AM services. You and your coffee cup are most welcome.

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Cathedral Choir Rehearsals Begin
Sep
6
7:00 PM19:00

Cathedral Choir Rehearsals Begin

The Trinity Cathedral Choir is open to adults who sing, read music, and can commit to regular attendance at rehearsals and liturgies. The choir sings for the 10:30 Sunday Eucharist, late August through Trinity Sunday, as well as for Holy Days. Additional liturgies include Choral Evensong, A Service of Remembrance, and Advent Lessons and Carols, as well as diocesan and community services. Contact Marty Wheeler Burnett, Canon Precentor, at the cathedral office for more information. 

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Cantate Choral Academy Rehearsals Begin
Sep
6
4:30 PM16:30

Cantate Choral Academy Rehearsals Begin

Choir rehearsals begin today for children and youth in grades 1-8. Our Royal School of Church Music curriculum offers choral training, vocal technique, musicianship, liturgy, and faith formation. Dinner is provided for choristers and their families. Learn more and register online here: http://trinityepiscopal.org/cantate

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Fall Block Party
Aug
27
8:30 AM08:30

Fall Block Party

Celebrate the beginning of a new program year! We'll have coffee and treats after the 8:30 Eucharist. Our Cathedral Choir begins a new season with rehearsal at 9:30. Following the 10:30 Eucharist, enjoy a free picnic lunch on 18th Street, just outside our front door. We'll have games and a bounce house for the kids, and you'll have the opportunity to learn about our fall program offerings.

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Intergenerational Choir Day
Jul
23
9:30 AM09:30

Intergenerational Choir Day

All ages are welcome in the Summer Choir today! Adults, bring your children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews and experience the fun of choral singing. Casual dress in our new Trinity Cathedral t-shirts, available for purchase at the Cathedral Shoppe. Each child or youth who participates in the choir with an adult family member receives a FREE t-shirt. Email music@trinityepiscopal.org or call our office to register.

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Summer Sing
Jul
20
7:00 PM19:00

Summer Sing

Come sing in an instant performance of some of the world’s greatest choral music! No entrance fee. No preparation necessary. No auditions required. No long-term commitment. Music, hospitality, air conditioning, refreshments, and fun provided! This year, we are singing "Gloria" by Antonio Vivaldi. Tom Trenney, Minis­ter of Music at First-Plymouth, Lincoln, and Artistic Director of Abendmusik, will serve as our engaging and dynamic guest conductor and organist. Presented in collaboration with Abendmusik.

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Patriotic Hymn Sing
Jul
2
11:45 AM11:45

Patriotic Hymn Sing

After the 10:30 Eucharist on Sunday, July 2, Canon Precentor Marty Wheeler Burnett will lead us in a short patriotic hymn sing. All ages welcome! Children and youth who join in the singing will receive a special gift. Raise your voice as we celebrate the great national songs included in our hymnal.

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Selwyn Sundays Split Series mini-tour
Jun
25
9:30 AM09:30

Selwyn Sundays Split Series mini-tour

The next mini-tour of Trinity’s beautiful nave will be a split series.

On Sunday, June 25th, after the 8:30 service, the Trinity’s Historical Society will present “The Selwyn Window.” The Great North Window in the cathedral is a memorial to the First Anglican Bishop of New Zealand, George Augustus Selwyn. He landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1841, and began is missionary preaching among the natives. 

Parishioners are invited to greet the clergy after the service and return to the pews for the presentation.

Come hear why Bishop Selwyn is important to Trinity and learn to interpret the symbolism of his window.

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Selwyn Sundays Split Series mini-tour
Jun
4
11:45 AM11:45

Selwyn Sundays Split Series mini-tour

The next mini-tour of Trinity’s beautiful nave will be a split series.

On Sunday, June 4th, after the 10:30 service, the Trinity’s Historical Society will present “The Selwyn Window.” The Great North Window in the cathedral is a memorial to the First Anglican Bishop of New Zealand, George Augustus Selwyn. He landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1841, and began is missionary preaching among the natives. 

This offering will also be presented after the 8:30 service, on Sunday, June 25th.

Parishioners are invited to greet the clergy after the service and return to the pews for the presentation.

Come hear why Bishop Selwyn is important to Trinity and learn to interpret the symbolism of his window.

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Ascension Day Eucharist at Kountze Memorial Lutheran
May
25
7:00 PM19:00

Ascension Day Eucharist at Kountze Memorial Lutheran

Join us to celebrate this principal feast of the liturgical year. Bishop Brian Maas of the Nebraska Synod, ELCA, will preside, and Bishop Scott Barker of the Episcopal Diocese of Nebraska will preach. The combined choirs of Kountze Memorial Lutheran and Trinity Episcopal Cathedral will sing.

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Honoring the Rev. and Mrs. Marshall Minister
Apr
2
8:30 AM08:30

Honoring the Rev. and Mrs. Marshall Minister

Trinity’s Historical Society will be displaying some of the lovely treasurers donated by e Rev. Marshall V. and Mrs. Dorothy Minister. e museum rooms will be open a er both services for parishioners to view three fabulous black chasubles, Father Minister’s traveling communion set, beautiful Eucharistic linen, and a brass-bound Bible from 1854. Fr. Minister was the rector of St. Martin of Tours in South Omaha for many years and was made “Canon of Omaha” in his later years. Fr. and Mrs. Minister’s daughter, Mrs. Jeremy Minister Tiese and her family, will be our guests this morning.

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Voices Creating Change
Mar
26
3:00 PM15:00

Voices Creating Change

Trinity Cathedral's Cantate and Laudate Choirs will participate in the Omaha Children's Choir Voices Creating Change concert, which uses music to inspire social change and tell the stories of organizations doing life-changing work. This year's concert benefits Magdalene Omaha. Admission is free, and donations will be accepted at the door. A lecture at 3:00 describes the mission of the Omaha Children's Choir and Magdalene Omaha, and the concert begins at 4:00. The concert is appropriate for all ages.

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Honoring the Rev. and Mrs. Marshall Minister
Mar
26
8:30 AM08:30

Honoring the Rev. and Mrs. Marshall Minister

Trinity’s Historical Society will be displaying some of the lovely treasurers donated by the Rev. Marshall V. and Mrs. Dorothy Minister. Thee museum rooms will be open after both services for parishioners to view three fabulous black chasubles, Father Minister’s traveling communion set, beautiful Eucharistic linen, and a brass-bound Bible from 1854. Fr. Minister was the rector of St. Martin of Tours in South Omaha for many years and was made “Canon of Omaha” in his later years. Fr. and Mrs. Minister’s daughter, Mrs. Jeremy Minister Tiese and her family, will be our guests this morning.

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Lenten Evensong at St. Andrew's
Mar
5
4:00 PM16:00

Lenten Evensong at St. Andrew's

The combined choirs of All Saints Episcopal Church, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, and Trinity Cathedral offer the traditional service of choral Evening Prayer on the First Sunday in Lent. The annual service, which rotates between the three parishes, is held at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church (84th and Pacific) this year. Childcare is available in the St. Andrew's nursery.

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Compline Choir from First-Plymouth Church, Lincoln
Feb
19
7:00 PM19:00

Compline Choir from First-Plymouth Church, Lincoln

Gather by candlelight as the 18 voices of the Schola Cantorum from First-Plymouth Church, Lincoln, Nebraska sing chants and ancient settings of psalms and evening prayers. The office of Compline, sung at the end of the day, offers holy space for prayerful meditation through music. The nationally acclaimed choir is directed by Tom Trenney.

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