Trinity Church Wall Street Rector, the Rev. Dr. William Lupfer, began a meeting of archbishops from six continents with a word of thanks to those from Africa.
“One of the things I love about Trinity is that Trinity learns from others,” Dr. Lupfer said.
“You challenged us to start thinking about mission real estate development, activating land to grow resources.” Read more
You’ve probably heard of All Saints' Day, and you know about Halloween, of course. But what about All Souls' Day, All Hallows' Eve, and All Faithful Departed? What’s the difference?
November 1 is All Saints' Day, one of the principal feasts of the Episcopal Church, when the church remembers the saints, known and unknown. It is also one of the four holy days denoted for baptisms. The others are the Baptism of the Lord (First Sunday after Epiphany), the Great Vigil of Easter, and the Read more
Trinity Church Wall Street is committed to the mission of working with partners to develop leadership.
That was the pledge Friday from Trinity’s Rector, the Rev. Dr. William Lupfer, in his opening greeting to the annual meeting of Trinity’s partners in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Rev. Dr. William Lupfer Read more
Diane Pollard, former Church-Warden of Trinity Church Wall Street, was honored this week by the Absalom Jones Episcopal Center for Racial Healing in Atlanta. The new Diane Pollard Reading Room was dedicated on Wednesday, October 23, at 11:30am.
“This is a well-deserved honor for Diane whose work has touched so many aspects of the Church that she loves,” said the Rev. Dr. William Lupfer, Trinity’s Rector, in a congratulatory letter Read more
The High Altar of Trinity Church Wall Street dates back more than 140 years, but has not been used for worship for almost half a century. When it returns to New York after rejuvenation, the altar will be placed in a new position in the Trinity Church nave, utilized regularly for liturgy, and draped with altar cloths that are now being designed. Read more
New York City took an important step today to close the intolerable, inhumane, and ineffective Rikers Island jail complex. The City Council voted to close Rikers by 2026 and build modern, more humane, and smaller borough-based facilities in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, and the Bronx.
This change will reduce the number of jails from 11 to four. It will help reduce the number of jail beds in NYC from 13,000 to 3795. Read more
In the Book of Genesis, after God creates the heavens and the earth, God rests. God blesses the work of creation, declaring creation good and holy. And then God charges us, God’s children, to be good stewards of this holy ground. As people of faith, we are called to recognize and honor the sacred dignity of every aspect of God’s creation: the earth, sky, and seas, plants and animals—and especially other people.
The science is clear: God’s Creation is in crisis. The devastating effects Read more
Working for three straight months over summer vacation, giving up family commitments, skipping time with friends, and enduring the endless stress of meetings to organize this strike was not easy. But I have never felt passion quite like I have while working to further climate action. I have grown up in many ways in the past six months and taught myself many skills. Climate justice activism has become my livelihood. Every day has been a learning experience, and I have come to realize the radically inclusive nature with which we must approach the challenges ahead in combating the climate crisis.Read more