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The nave of Trinity Church Wall Street closed six months ago for rejuvenation so tour guides have been concentrating on the church exterior when escorting tourists in Lower Manhattan. Because tour guides are Trinity’s neighbors, on November 7th they received a tour inside the church, and a preview of what’s to come when rejuvenation is complete.Read more
The Episcopal Church usually schedules baptisms on four appointed dates of the church year: on the Feast of the Baptism of Jesus in January, at the Easter Vigil, on the Day of Pentecost, and on All Saints Sunday which, this year, fell on Sunday November 4. The Rev. Dr. William Lupfer, Rector of Trinity Church Wall Street, baptized a total of sixteen persons, including two adults, during two of the morning worship services at St. Paul’s Chapel. Assisting him were Mother Kristin Kaulbach Miles Read more
Vestry, clergy, and staff from Trinity Church Wall Street are meeting this weekend with Anglican and Episcopal partners from Latin America and the Caribbean region to discuss ways to strengthen the Church for the future. Read more
Almost fifty students from Leadership and Public Service High School gathered Friday October 19 to learn about a building going up in their neighborhood and, perhaps more important, how they might pursue careers in the construction industry. Read more
Autumn has arrived in West Cornwall, Connecticut, at the Trinity Retreat Center. The leaves are beginning to change and the final crops are being harvested. Inspired? Plan your retreat today: there are spots available this holiday season.
The two-year rejuvenation of the nave of Trinity Church will eventually extend to the Chapel of All Saints, but one venerable fixture of the chapel has already received some love and attention. Steve Leavitt is the artist who recently repaired the tapestry, and Leavitt has traveled a remarkable career path.Read more
Representatives of the countries making up the General Assembly of the United Nations have arrived in New York City for their annual, late September gathering. It’s a reminder of an event more than sixty years ago involving the UN, a famous former First Lady of the United States, and Trinity’s historic St. Paul’s Chapel.Read more
Trinity Church Wall Street continues its eight-year-long partnership with Hour Children, an organization that works with incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women and their children. Each year, volunteers help facilitate job skills workshops for Hour Children’s Working Women program, which helps formerly incarcerated women enter or re-enter the workforce.
The rejuvenation of the nave of Trinity Church Wall Street has now moved into its fifth month and the work has continued to unveil chapters of the three-hundred years of parish history. Trinity’s Vicar, the Rev. Phillip Jackson, explains some of the intriguing new discoveries of the rejuvenation, and the creative architectural solutions to current challenges. Read more