Current Events

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

Join us for LUTHERFEST III on Friday, October 4, 2019 from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm. All Historic Trinity members and friends are invited to this FUN(D) filled fellowship event. Festivities will be held under a large tent in the southwest parking lot. We offer a strolling supper, Lutheran beverages and a German band for your entertainment. We also have Luck of the Draw and Silent Auction items available. All proceeds will go to community outreach programs sponsored by Historic Trinity Incorporated (HTI), a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation. Reservations are required. Tickets are $50.00 per person. Please call the 313-567-3100 to make your reservations.

The Blessing of the Greens is November 10, 2019 at the 8:15, 9:30 & 11:00 am worship services. This is the official start of the magnificent Christmas season at Historic Trinity. Rev. Andrzejewski will ‘Bless the Greens’ at all three worship services.

Christmas Tours are weekdays from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm – or other times by special appointment from November 11th thru December 21st. Admission is free. Group tours and Christmas Carol sing-a-longs can be arranged. Phone the church to make arrangements for group tours.

Advent By Candlelight is Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm.

Thanksgiving Services are held at 7:00 pm on Thanksgiving Eve, November 27th and at 10:00 am on Thanksgiving Day, November 28th.

Christmas at Historic Trinity. Gain an insight on the many glorious and fun-filled events at Historic Trinity during Advent and Christmas. Come and view our beautiful Christmas decorations: 260+ Creches from around the world, 90+ Nutcrackers on display in the Dau Library, a multitude of Angels and many beautifully decorated Christmas trees. In our Sanctuary you will find our oldest and largest hand painted Nativity. This Nativity has adorned our Sanctuary since the late 1800’s. You also won’t be able to miss our 22 foot Christmas tree alit with 18,185 Christmas lights!  This year, we add to our displays a 13 piece life-sized Nativity on the stage of the Huegli Auditorium.  ‘O Come, All Ye Faithful’! 

Hyslop Harpsichord Recital will be held on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 3:00pm.

Downtown Lutheran Advent Services will be held on Wednesday December 4th, 11th and 18th, 2019. This year we will have services at 12:00 noon and 6:30 pm. Lunch will be served at 1:00 pm and dinner will be served at 5:30 pm. We will begin our worship by singing your favorite Christmas Carols followed by an Advent devotion.  Join us as we prepare our hearts for the joyous celebration of our Savior’s birth!

The Christmas Open House & Market is on Saturday December 7, 2019 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Come and view our beautiful Christmas decorations: 260+ Creches from around the world, 90+ Nutcrackers on display in the Dau Library, a multitude of Angels and many beautifully decorated Christmas trees. In our Sanctuary you will find our oldest and largest hand painted Nativity used at Historic Trinity since the late 1800’s. You won’t be able to miss our 22 foot Christmas tree with it’s 18,185 lights! The Christmas Market will offer Christmas goodies, crafts and gifts for purchase. Enjoy Christmas music brought to you by the Motor City Sax Quartet. Refreshments will be provided. Enjoy a crisp afternoon in the ‘D’ combined with a tour of our beautiful church.

The Lutheran Choralaires Concert is on December 7, 2019 at 5:00 pm. Please join the Lutheran Choralaires as they celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ in song! The concert is entitled What Child Is This?’. Tickets can be purchased from any Lutheran Choralaires member or at the door. For more information, please contact Paul Kienman at 248-890-4405.

The Detroit Lutheran Singers Concert will be at Historic Trinity Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 3:00 pm. The concert is ‘A Ceremony of Carols – Songs of the Season’ . Tickets may be purchased on line at www.detroitlutheransingers.com or at the door.

Christmas Cantata: The Incarnation. On Sunday, December 15, 2019 at the 9:30 & 11:00 am worship services, the Historic Trinity Cathedral Choir and Friends present Advent and Christmas selections from the Messiah. Don’t miss this wonderful and joyous musical event!

The German Language Christmas Service is December 15, 2019 at 4:00 pm. Pfarrer Dr. Detlev Schulz will lead the German Language worship service and the GBU Saxonia-Rheingold Gemischter Chor will lift their voices in praise to our newborn King! Please join us as we continue to remember and honor our German heritage and founding fathers as we celebrate the birth of our dear Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!

Four Christmas Eve Services are held on Tuesday, December 24th. At 5:00 pm – Family/Children’s Service; at 7:00 pm, 9:00 pm & 11:00 pm – Festival Services with Communion and the Historic Trinity Cathedral Choir accompanied by a brass ensemble.

Christmas Day worship is Wednesday, December 25th at 10:00 am with Communion.

New Year’s Eve Festival Communion Service is at 7:00 p.m. on December 31st. This is one of the most popular services of the entire year. End the Year at this beautiful worship service. The worship service is followed by ‘A Toast to the New Year’ reception. An offering for the reception is appreciated.