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After five years filling various roles at Trinity, the Rev. Deacon Eva Suarez has completed her master’s degree in divinity and social work. This fall, she will begin a two-year Rockwell Fellowship at St. James’ Episcopal Church in Manhattan where she will participate in parish life and learn about parish administration.  

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In observance of Pride Month, Trinity raised the rainbow flag above Trinity Chuch and St. Paul's Chapel on June 1. 

Philip Glass received a standing ovation following the concert.

Over the weekend, Trinity’s combined choirs and NOVUS NY performed Philip Glass’s Symphony No. 5, a performance attended by the composer himself, and recommended by both Read more

Andrew Kumfer

Andrew Kumfer is a member of the Episcopal Service Corps working with Trinity's Brown Bag Lunch program. 

Pushing a cart down the sidewalk on Broadway is a learning experience. Usually I walk with a backpack and headphones, with everything zipped, tightened, and tied. Efficiency is the name of the game. I want to be prepared in case I'll need to slide between the closing doors of the subway car or step back on the sidewalk if a bus comes by too fast and too close when I'm Read more

In the liturgical calendar, Ascension Day takes place 40 days after Easter and marks the day that Jesus rose into heaven after his resurrection.

The ascension is mentioned briefly in Mark and Luke’s Gospels, and the event is described in the first chapter of the book of Acts:

When he had Read more

On May 11, representatives of nearly forty organizations attended Trinity’s Domestic Grantee Conference to speak about their work and discuss their shared values.

“We’re hoping to learn more about their work, how we can help them, and how we can move forward and do great things together,” said Julie Johnson Senior Program Officer for Justice and Reconciliation at the beginning of the day. Read more

Jeremy Sierra

This is a photo of me with my eleven-month-old daughter in Washington, D.C. at the People’s Climate March.

We borrowed the sign from a Boston minister, one of many priests and pastors we saw. Lots of people of varying faiths could be found in the crowd of tens of thousands (some estimates say 300,000) in addition to Native Americans and veteran protesters, scientists and reluctant Read more

Although many people are familiar with Easter Day, when the Church celebrates the resurrection of Jesus, you may not know that it always falls on the first Sunday after the first full moon on or after March 21. This was determined in 325CE at the Council of Nicaea in attempt to have all Christians celebrate on the same day (with limited success, since Orthodox Christians use a different calendar). And you may not know that Easter season (Eastertide) lasts for 50 days.

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Trinity Church Wall Street held its ninth annual Poetry Festival on April 30 at St. Paul’s Chapel. Titled “Sharing Our Voices of Verse,” the event drew more than fifty people, many of whom got the chance to read their poetry.

This year’s festival paid special tribute to Deborah Danner and Walter Oerlemans, who participated in past festivals by contributing their own poems, and Read more

On May 7 and 14, Trinity will be taking up a special collection in honor of Episcopal Charities Sunday. Through grants, workshops, and technical support, Episcopal Charities transforms the lives of those in need and supports local feeding, skill-building, health and wellness, and educational programs. Donations will go toward parish-affiliated feeding organizations in the Diocese of New York. These programs serve more than seven million meals each year.

$500 buys the food for 550 hot Read more