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The following is a letter sent to the congregation and staff of Trinity Church Wall Street by the Rev. Winnie Varghese, Trinity’s Director of Justice and Reconciliation.
Members of Trinity staff and congregation have been attending the trial of NYPD Sergeant Hugh Barry.
Over the next several days, visitors to Trinity will witness the installation of a new, temporary artwork in the south churchyard—G. Roland Biermann’s Stations (2016-18).
The large work—featuring 84 oil barrels and two crash barriers—is part of an art exhibition spanning Manhattan during Lent (February 14-April 1) that allows people of all faiths and Read more
More than a dozen members of the Trinity Church Wall Street community—clergy, staff, and congregation—honored the memory of Deborah Danner by coming to the Bronx on January 30 for the trial of the police sergeant charged in her fatal shooting.
NYPD Sgt. Hugh Barry shot Danner, who suffered from paranoia and schizophrenia, in her apartment in October 2016 as he and other officers attempted Read more
This year’s Trinity Institute conference, “Values In Action,” begins next Friday, February 2 at Trinity Church with Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry preaching. Friday's opening Read more
Although a temporary injunction was granted on January 9 by a court in California against ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act (DACA), the beneficiaries of the program (“Dreamers”) continue to live with uncertainty about their future. These individuals were brought to the United States as children and know only this country as home. They live in our neighborhoods and work at our local businesses, and they make our city a richer and more vibrant place.
In keeping with Read more
The Annual Vestry Election will be held on April 3, 2018, Easter Tuesday, as specified under the 1697 Charter.
December 31, 2017 through April 3, 2018 is the period of discernment where potential Vestry members of Trinity parish are identified and proposed both for the 2018 election slate, as well as for future years. The discernment process is as follows:
- Any eligible member of the congregation* may submit recommendations to the Parish Nominating Committee.
- All Read more
Due to inclement weather, the Trinity Church Wall Street offices, St. Paul's Chapel, and the Parish Center will be closed on January 4. Trinity Church will be open from 8am to 4pm, and morning prayer and the noonday Eucharist will take place as scheduled.
The following events are cancelled:
Brown Bag Lunch will not be served under the tent, but will be available from a sacristan after the 12:05pm service. Read more
By Leah Reddy
It’s 1pm on a Monday in October and the office at Read more
On December 3, Episcopal Charities raised more than $1.5 million at its annual Tribute Dinner, breaking previous records. Approximately 820 guests – including many from Trinity Church Wall Street - attended. The event honored Martin J. Sullivan, Operating Partner, Lightyear Capital and Owen D. Thomas, Chief Executive Officer, Boston Properties, and featured an inspiring performance by Young at Arts (YAA), an outreach Read more
Over the past several months, as the church design team has developed the scope for a possible interior rejuvenation, a team has mocked up portions of the church to test lighting, cleaning techniques, and paint colors. The scaffolding that was used to reach the ceiling and upper walls in the chancel and on the west side of the nave have been taken down. You can see photos of the paint mockup below.