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The rejuvenation of Trinity Church Wall Street offers a case study consistent with one of Trinity’s six Core Values: attention to stewardship. The project’s design team, led by MBB Architects and including a wide range of designers, engineers, and specialists, has been working with Trinity for years to examine and address all the facets of rejuvenating this 172-year-old landmark.
“What is happening on the ground with people? I want to help, but I don’t know where to start…” This is a common lament I hear here at Trinity. At the same time, the Brown Bag Lunch staff encounters the daily challenges that many of our neighbors deal with – difficult issues created by a lack of resources. How can we bridge this gap?
Reflecting on the Rev. Dr. Read more
During one of the first Friday afternoon spiritual formation sessions for Episcopal Service Corps Fellows I sat on a deep and cozy couch sharing pizza with my roommates. As we ate together, we discussed food justice, the ways in which working to combat food insecurity is sacred, and the sites of food justice work as sacred ground. Even in that early time in my year as a fellow I knew that to be true of the work of the Brown Bag Ministry program at Trinity and my experience there, but as the Read more
Nominations for representatives to the Congregational Council and for delegates to the Diocesan Convention are now open.
Who is Eligible for Election: All persons who on the date of an annual election shall have attained the age of 18 years and who, for the period of one year preceding such annual election, shall have been duly enrolled on the Corporation’s records as members of the Congregation and shall have partaken of the Holy Communion within said year in the Read more
For those who have lost loved ones, or those who are caring for people experiencing grief, the holiday season can be tricky to navigate. Here are some tips from the Rev. Kristin Kaulbach Miles, Trinity’s Director of Pastoral Care and Community, and the Rev. Sarah McCaslin, MDiv, LMSW, a therapist with the Psychotherapy & Spirituality Institute, for keeping the season of joy from becoming a season of stress.
If you are experiencing grief:
1. Do those Read more
As you may have noticed, Trinity’s homepage has a new look. This homepage refresh is more mobile friendly and provides an updated look and feel based on current user experience best practices, such as anticipating that users will scroll down a page. As the user scrolls, the main menu moves along, so the user can also navigate elsewhere without going back to the top of the screen.
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