Historic Trinity

Events at the Cathedral

Follow the links on this page to learn of events at Historic Trinity Lutheran Church throughout the year.

Visit this page often to check for updates.

General Events

Question and Answer (Q & A) Tours of the Cathedral are given periodically.

2017 Garden Lecture DETROIT GARDEN CENTER SEMINAR was Feb. 4th, an annual event at Historic Trinity by the Detroit Garden Club.

2017 Celebrate Marriage Sunday was on February 12, 2017.

The 2017 Soup & Chili Taste Fest was held on February 25, 2017.

2017 Pre-Marriage Seminar Series is offered February 26th and March 27th.

2017 Retiring the Alleluia Banner was Sunday, February 26th, 2017, at all three services.

2017 Ash Wednesday Services were held at Noon and 7 p.m. on Ash Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 This is the beginning of the Lenten Season.

2017 Downtown Lutheran Lenten Services were held each Wednesday at 12 Noon during Lent.

2017 Commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. A Dinner Theater Theater with "Katie Luther" was held on Sunday, March 19, 2017.

2017 Palm Sunday was observed on April 9th, at all three worship services.

2017 Holy Week/Easter is always a glorious time at Historic Trinity. Easter Sunday is April 16, 2017. See what takes place at the Cathedral during Holy Week through Easter Sunday and find out more about Easter/Holy Week customs.

2017 Junior Confirmation takes place Sunday, May 7th at 11 a.m. See the pictures of Junior Confirmation Classes.

2017 Mothers' Day is on May 14, 2017, and is celebrated at all three worship services.

2017 Pentecost Sunday, the birthday of the Church, is celebrated on Sunday, June 4th.

2017 Trinity Sunday is Sunday, June 11th, 2017.

2016 Youth Sunday was held on May 22, 2016.

2016 Lutheran Veterans Sunday was Sunday, May 29, 2016. This is also Memorial Day Celebration.

2017 Memorial Day Services are held on Sunday, May 28, 2017, at all worship services.

2016 Graduates Sunday honoring all graduates was held on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at all worship services.

2017 Fathers' Day is on June 18, 2017 and observed in all worship services.

2017 Freedom Festival will be celebrated at Historic Trinity on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

2017 Vacation Bible School will take place June 26th to June 30th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Please contact Kristine Kistka or phone (586) 482-1122 with any questions. More information will be available in the upcoming months.

2017 Independence Day Sunday is celebrated on Sunday July 2, 2017.

2016 Vocational Sunday honored all workers: active and retired police and fire personnel, doctors, nurses and medical personnel, educators, attorneys and judges on Labor Day Weekend, Sunday September 4th, 2016.

2017 Sunday School Rally Day will be on September 10th at 9:30 a.m.

The 2017 Blessing of the Pets will be held on Sunday, October 8th, at the 9:30 & 11 o'clock services.

The Detroit Free Press Marathon takes place each Fall in downtown Detroit.

2017 500th Reformation Sunday worship services will be on Sunday, October 29, at all three services. We're proud of our Lutheran heritage, and participate in these inspiring services.

2017 All Saints Day will take place on Sunday, on November 5, 2017.

The Blessing of the Greens is held November 12, 2017, when the magnificent Christmas decorating of Historic Trinity begins. It is the traditional beginning of the Christmas season at Historic Trinity. Each person present receives a decoration for their home at Christmas. Christmas Decorating Begins (all week).

Euchre Night, a new event was held on November 17th at 7 p.m. This event will repeat in 2017.

Christmas Tours are weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., - or other times by special appointment from November 21st thru December 30th. Admission is free. Group tours and Christmas Carol sing-a-longs can be arranged. Phone the church to make arrangements for group tours.

Thanksgiving Services are held at 7:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving Eve and at 10:00 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

Christmas at Historic Trinity. Gain an insight on the many glorious and fun-filled events at Historic Trinity during Advent and Christmas.

Downtown Noon Lutheran Advent Services begin Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 and Wednesday December. 7th & 14th in Advent in at Noon. There is a guest preacher and a guest choir at each service. A light lunch (free-will offering) follows each service.

Advent By Candlelight was held this year on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

The Lutheran Choralaires Concert was held on December 3, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.

The Detroit Lutheran Singers Concert was on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.

The Christmas Open House is on December 10, 2016 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Follow this link to see see how you, too, can enjoy our Christmas Open House.

The Christmas Market was scheduled on December 10, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The German Language Christmas Service wwas scheduled December 11, 2016 at 4 p.m.

Four Christmas Eve Services on December 24 at 5:00 p.m.- Children's Service at 7:00 p.m. - Musical Ensemble; and 9:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. - Festival Services with the Cathedral Choir.

Christmas Day worship was Sunday December 25, with one Communion service at 10:00 a.m. only.

New Year's Eve Festival Communion Service is at 7:00 p.m. on December 31. This is one of the most popular services of the entire year. End the Year at this beautiful worship service.

New Year's Day Festival Communion Service is on Sunday, January 1st with one service only at 10:00 a.m.

Historic Trinity Screensavers are now available.

Historic Trinity Columbarium Memorial Service was held on January 17, 2016, at all three services, inviting especially those have someone interred at Historic Trinity.


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Historic Trinity Lutheran Church
1345 Gratiot Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48207
Phone: (313) 567-3100
Fax: (313) 567-3209
Email: Historic Trinity