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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.

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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.

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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

If you’re a gamer, or you know one, you’ve noticed something very cool about Marvel's Spider-Man, a new action-adventure PlayStation 4 video game that dropped on September 7: Spiderman climbing Trinity Church.

The Rev. Winnie Varghese, Priest and Director of Justice and Reconciliation at Trinity Church Wall Street, preached recently at the Communion Service at Greenbelt, an annual festival of arts, faith, and justice in Northamptonshire in England.

A radio program called All Things Considered (not the NPR version) that’s produced by BBC Radio Wales devoted a half-hour to Greenbelt 2018. The full coverage is interesting and worthwhile, but if you don’t have time to listen to it all, you can Read more

 

Employees of Aurora Lampworks install new electrical wire into a 216-year-old chandelier in St. Paul’s Chapel. 

St. Paul’s Chapel’s chandeliers were reinstalled last week after restoration and cleaning. The chandeliers, which bear the hallmarks of Dutch workmanship, were Read more

The rejuvenation of the Trinity Church nave is offering clues that help recall the view people would have had from the south churchyard more than a half-century ago. It’s a reminder that the past often lies just one or two layers below the present.Read more

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Lisa Jaycox

"Mediation by itself is like using a garden hose to put out a forest fire, when what you need is rain over the whole area,” appealed the Most Rev. Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, as he addressed the UN Security Council this morning. Partnerships between the UN, member states, and faith communities are crucial to provide hope and mediation in areas of conflict, such as the horrors that Rohingya refugees have faced in Myanmar.

The Anglican Communion, of which Trinity Church Wall Read more

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