In October 2019, Trinity’s lease for the Parish Center will expire and the Parish Center will close. Until Trinity Commons opens on March 1, 2020, regular congregation meetings will change locations, meet less frequently, or go on hiatus. Trinity clergy and staff have held in-depth planning meetings to determine the impact Read more
The Rector of Trinity Church Wall Street, the Rev. Dr. William Lupfer, opened a recent retreat designed for Church archbishops and their spouses by emphasizing the importance of family and the necessity of rest. “Sabbath is getting to a place where we can recognize God’s blessings,” Dr. Lupfer said. “It’s the only way to keep our ears open to God.” Read more
The project of rejuvenating the nave of Trinity Church is now into its fourteenth month. This is the first major refurbishing of the interior of the historic 1846 building in almost 75 years and the process has shifted from demolition to the stage of rebuilding.
The high altar is perhaps the prime example. Dating back almost a century-and-a-half, the altar was de-constructed in the summer of 2018. Read more
On Friday, May 24, students around the world once again walked out of school, demanding climate action. This Climate Strike is the second strike of its kind in 2019. The first one in March was led by 1.5 million young people. Some of those young people are Trinity parishioners, like Azalea Danes, an 11th grader at Bronx Science High School and a member of the Trinity Church Youth Group.
The Feast of the Ascension of the Lord, also known as Ascension Thursday or Ascension Day, is one of the great solemnities in the Christian liturgical calendar, commemorating the bodily ascension of Jesus into heaven. Ascension Day is traditionally celebrated on a Thursday, the fortieth day of Eastertide, and nine days before the Day of Pentecost.
Scripture includes at least two references to the event commemorated on Ascension Day, one of them is found in the Gospel According to Luke Read more
Rachel Held Evans’ death on Saturday, May 4, at age 37 grieves the millions who have read her books and followed her blogs. You need do nothing more than check a Twitter feed to get a sense of what she meant to people, especially to women of her generation and to any people who have struggled with their faith.
Rachel Held Evans visited Trinity Church Wall Street in January 2015 as a speaker at the Trinity Institute conference “Creating Common Good,” which focused on economic Read more
When rejuvenation work on the nave of Trinity Church revealed a burial vault beneath the pews, a visit to the the Trinity Archives uncovered the story of the McVickar family, whose vault was originally located just outside of the second Trinity Church building. The Rev. Phillip Jackson, Vicar, told the story of a parish family of the past to today's congregation members on a recent tour of the church interior.Read more
Vestry Election Results
The Annual Vestry Election was held April 23, 2019. The following persons were elected:
Mr. Joel Motley
Mr. Paul Yang
Members of the Vestry
Mr. Robert G. Zack
Ms. Suzanne Hammett
Ms. Susan Hewitt
Mr. William Cobb
Mr. Emory Edwards
Mr. Eric Eve
Mr. T. Dennis Sullivan
Ms. Sara Queen
Mr. John G. Talty
Ms. Mary Katherine Wold
Mr. Christian B. Hylton Read more
The Rector of Trinity Church Wall Street traveled to Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, NY for a Holy Week visit with some of the men incarcerated there, and to seek their input on Trinity’s ministry.
The Rev. Dr. William Lupfer goes to the maximum-security prison each year to meet with students working toward their Master of Professional Studies degree, offered by New York Theological Seminary (NYTS) and funded by Trinity.
Trinity is delighted to congratulate Ellen Reid for winning the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in music for her ground-breaking opera, p r i s m. Commissioned and produced by Beth Morrison Projects in association with Trinity Church Wall Street, p r i s m was performed by The Choir of Trinity Wall Street and NOVUS NY under the direction of Julian Wachner, who premiered the work first with LA Opera and then at the Read more