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Summer Sunday School
Jul
7
to Jul 28

Summer Sunday School

Each Sunday morning in July from 9:30-10:15, children of all ages are invited to join us for Summer Sunday School. This year’s theme is Caring for Creation. Children will learn about what our faith says about caring for creation, ways to do so in their own lives, and create some practices for our cathedral community to do so. 

 

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Patriotic Hymn Sing for Independence Day
Jul
7
11:45 AM11:45

Patriotic Hymn Sing for Independence Day

After the 10:30 Eucharist on Sunday, July 7, Dr. 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. Wear your red, white, and blue and raise your voice as we celebrate the great national songs included in our hymnal.

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Camp Canterbury
Jul
26
5:00 PM17:00

Camp Canterbury

Camp Canterbury, our diocese-wide summer camp program, is July 22-26, 2019. All youth entering 4th–12th grades are encouraged to attend. Camp Canterbury is at Calvin Crest Camp & Retreat Center, located just south and west of Fremont. The cost is $250/camper, and scholarships are available.

Online registration has closed.

Visit the diocesan camp website for more information: campcanterbury.episcopal-ne.org

 

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Fall Kick-Off Block Party & Blessing of Backpacks
Aug
25
8:30 AM08:30

Fall Kick-Off Block Party & Blessing of Backpacks

Celebrate the start to the program year with a joyful party on 18th Street, outside the cathedral, on Sunday, August 25. Treats will be available all morning, and after the 10:30 service, lunch is provided, and kids (and kids at heart) can enjoy games and a bounce house. Students are encouraged to bring their school backpacks which will be blessed during both services with prayers for a great school year!

 

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Bigger Bible School
Jun
10
to Jun 12

Bigger Bible School

What do Christians believe about the afterlife? What is heaven? What do we mean by "the resurrection of the dead?" What about hell?

Join Dean Loya and others for three nights of exploring Christian hope for the life to come. Bigger Bible School will draw on the Bible, ancient and contemporary theologians, as well as art and literature to explore the origins and development of some of the core beliefs of Christianity.

Join us each evening from Monday - Thursday, June 10 – 12, with dinner at 5:30 in Gardner Hall; the program concludes by 7:30pm. Children ages 4-11 are welcome to join in Vacation Bible School and the nursery staff is available for children younger than 4. Email Fr. Steven at sking@trinityepiscopal.com if you plan to attend so we can have a count for food.

 

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Vacation Bible School
Jun
10
to Jun 13

Vacation Bible School

Join us for Vacation Bible School (VBS), Monday - Thursday, June 10-13. Each evening begins with dinner at 5:30 in Gardner Hall and the program concludes by 7:30pm. This year we will dive into how we live out our faith by learning about God’s care and compassion for our neighbors near and far! VBS is for ages 4-11. Email Erin VanZee at erin.vanzee@icloud.com to get in on the fun!

 Bigger Bible School, for adults, is designed to run parallel to Vacation Bible School

 

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Parent's Night Out
Feb
22
6:00 PM18:00

Parent's Night Out

Parents are invited to drop off their children at Gardner Hall from 6:00 to 9:00 pm on Friday, February 22 for dinner and games while they join other parents for dinner downtown or go out on their own. We'll enjoy spending time with your children while you enjoy spending time together or taking some quiet time alone. All ages are welcome, nursery will be provided. If you can, please let us know if you'll be joining us by emailing Sue Wilkins at swilkins@trinityepiscopal.org 

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The Feast of the Epiphany
Jan
6
8:30 AM08:30

The Feast of the Epiphany

We are called to respond to Christ in faith through the showings of his divinity recorded in the gospels of the Epiphany season. As the twelve days of Christmas reach a joyous conclusion, we celebrate the light of Christ that has come into our world.

Join us for the Holy Eucharist at 8:30 and 10:30 on January 6th

At the 10:30 Eucharist, kids of all ages will enjoy a visit from the Three Kings!


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Trinity Choir Members Sing for “Christmas at Union Station”
Dec
8
12:00 PM12:00

Trinity Choir Members Sing for “Christmas at Union Station”

Members of the Cathedral, Cantate, and Laudate Choirs are once again part of the holiday entertainment at the Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St., on Saturday, December 8 at noon. Look for us in front of the giant Christmas Tree! Regular museum admission rates apply.

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Entering the Season: Advent
Dec
2
11:45 AM11:45

Entering the Season: Advent

On the First Sunday of Advent we begin a series called Entering the Season which will be offered at the beginning of Advent, Lent, and other seasons as a way for all generations at Trinity to deeply engage with the church’s seasons. These events are intended to provide you and your family with meaningful and practical ways to experience, learn about, and pray during these seasons.

After the 10:30 am Eucharist on December 2, we will share a meal and learn about the Season of Advent by building Jesse Trees. The Jesse Tree is a practice of adorning a tree with ornaments that represent the people, prophesies, and events leading up to Jesus’ birth. At this event, we will be making Jesse Trees for you to take home as you and your household engage Advent.

Everyone who plans to a trend is invited to bring a pot of soup to share for lunch. Please contact Sue Wilkins at swilkins@trinityepiscopal.org if you are willing to bring soup. Bread and drinks will be provided.

We hope you’ll save the date for the next Entering the Season as we prepare for Lent on March 3.

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Trinity Youth Service Project
Nov
18
11:45 AM11:45

Trinity Youth Service Project

The Trinity Youth Group will be volunteering on Sunday, November 18 with Restoring Dignity, a local non-profit that supports impoverished refugees and through whom we connected with Trinity's sponsored Yale Park refugee family. We will be helping to organize the agency's storage unit where donated items are stored until they can be used by needy refugee families. Lunch will be provided. We will return to the cathedral by 3:30 and the youth can be picked up at the back parking lot. If there are any questions, please contact Sue Wilkins at 402-759-6465. 

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Trinity Youth Group
Nov
4
12:00 PM12:00

Trinity Youth Group

Trinity's Youth Group will be hiking at the Fontanelle Forest on November 4 after the close of the 10:30 service. We will meet upstairs in the Youth Room to eat lunch together and then head out for a hike. In case of snow which, sadly, needs to be accounted for, we will still meet and all parents and guardians will receive an email about an alternate plan on Friday. Sun or snow, you will be able to pick up your youth in the back parking lot at 3:30 p.m. As always, RSVP's to swilkins@trinityepiscopal.org are appreciated but not required.

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Second Annual Chili and Pumpkin Carving at Trinity
Oct
21
11:30 AM11:30

Second Annual Chili and Pumpkin Carving at Trinity

Fall is here! We'll celebrate sweater weather by carving pumpkins and eating chili together in Gardner Hall on October 21st after the 10:30 service. All are welcome and encouraged to bring the famous family recipe pot of chili. Drinks, chips and pumpkins will be provided. If possible, please RSVP to by sending an email to Sue Wilkins at swilkins@trinityepiscopal.org so that we have some idea of how many pumpkins we will need.

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Trinity Youth Group
Sep
26
1:30 PM13:30

Trinity Youth Group

Trinity Youth Group will be going on a bike ride after the 10:30 a.m. service on October 14th. We will eat a quick lunch upstairs in the Youth Room and then head over to the Bike Union who has graciously allowed us to borrow bikes and helmets. We will be back at the church by 3:30 p.m. Parents can pick up their youth at the back parking lot. Please contact Sue Wilkins with any questions at swilkins@trinityepiscopal.org

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Reception honoring Christine Misek’s ministry
Sep
9
to Sep 10

Reception honoring Christine Misek’s ministry

Please plan to join us after the 10:30 am service on Sunday, September 9 in Gardner Hall as we celebrate Christine Misek, who stepped down this past May as Trinity’s Director of Children and Youth Ministries. Christine has served our youth for more than 20 years! Lunch will be served as we offer our gratitude to Christine for her many years of faithful service.

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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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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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Christmas Eve
Dec
24
4:30 PM16:30

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve at the Cathedral

4:30 p.m.     Holy Eucharist with Children's Choirs and Pageant

7:00 p.m.     Prelude music: Cathedral Choir and harp

7:30 p.m.     Festival Choral Eucharist

10:00 p.m.   Prelude music: Cathedral Choir and brass quintet

10:30 p.m.   Festival Choral Eucharist

Free parking at the adjacent Central Parking Garage from 3:30PM Christmas Eve until 1:00AM Christmas Day

Childcare available in our nursery at the 4:30 and 7:00 p.m. liturgies

View full details at our Christmas page.

 

 

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Summer Kindermusik Begins
May
28
9:30 AM09:30

Summer Kindermusik Begins

Summer Saturdays, May 28 - July 30
Kindermusik is one of the premier early childhood music education programs offered around the world. Since 1978, the program has been enhancing whole-child development and providing a foundation for future school success. 

Click here for more information and to register. Space is limited - register today!

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Kindermusik Demo Class
May
8
9:30 AM09:30

Kindermusik Demo Class

Calling all parents of infants, newborn–15 months! Instructor Jennifer Tritz is offering a free Kindermusik demonstration class Sunday, May 8 at 9:30 a.m. in the Jr. High/Kindermusik classroom on the third floor. Bring your baby and experience the music, movement, and fun of Kindermusik. The session will last 15–20 minutes with time for questions afterwards. 

Visit our Kindermusik page for more details about this program.

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