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The Annual Vestry Election will be held on April 3, 2018, Easter Tuesday, as specified under the 1697 Charter. All members of the congregation who are 18 years or older, have officially enrolled in the parish registry, have taken Holy Communion within the preceding year (April 2017-April 2018) and have contributed to the support of the Parish in any documented amount within the preceding year (April 2017-April 2018) are eligible to vote in Vestry Election. The register of eligible voters is Read more
Due to the inclement weather, all events except the 12:05pm Holy Eucharist and Morning Prayer are cancelled on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. The Parish Center will be closed. Trinity Church and St. Paul's Chapel will close at 4pm.
Students from Leadership and Public Service High School participated in the #Enough National School Walkout to “protest Congress’ inaction to do more than tweet thoughts and prayers in response to the gun violence plaguing our schools and neighborhoods.” Students were joined by Governor Andrew Cuomo and United Federation of Teachers president Michael Mulgrew Read more
The fourth Sunday in Lent, coming up this Sunday, March 11, is known as Laetare Sunday. Laetare means “rejoice” in Latin, and the name is taken from the day’s Introit. (An introit is a psalm or antiphon sung or said during the opening of Holy Eucharist.) Sunday’s introit starts with the words "Laetare Jerusalem" from Read more
Due to the inclement weather, Trinity Church Wall Street and St. Paul’s Chapel will be closing at 4:00pm on Wednesday, March 7. All events after that time, including Evening Prayer, have been cancelled.Read more
The word “stations” in reference to Jesus’ journey to the cross first appears in the writings of the English traveler, author, and monastic William Wey in 1458. However, the devotional custom dates back to at least the Middle Ages when wealthy believers would travel from Europe to the Holy Land to reenact the Way of the Cross or Via Dolorosa. One motivation was Read more
At 5:30pm on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, the rush hour commute was in full swing. Hundreds hurried up Broadway, past the gates of St. Paul’s Chapel. Some stopped, drawn into the interfaith crowd on the chapel steps, which had gathered for a vigil in solidarity with the Syrian people. Syria is in the midst of a civil war that has caused massive displacement, loss of life Read more
The Rev. Dr. Bill Lupfer, Rector, led Trinity's annual pilgrimage to Sing Sing prison on February 15 to visit fifteen incarcerated students who are working toward a Master of Professional Studies degree.
“We come here to remind you that you’re not alone; we haven’t forgotten you,” Dr. Lupfer told the students.
“And to remind ourselves that you’re an Read more
The Loner, the Friend, the Contemplator
If you had to choose an archetype to describe how the world sees you, and others to show how you really are, what would you pick? Are you the Dreamer? The Pessimist?
These are the questions answered by students from Read more