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The Rev. Anita Schell preaches at Trinity Church during a special Evensong to commemorate the anniversary of women's ordination in 2014. 

On July 29, 1974, the feast of Martha and Mary of Bethany, 11 women were ordained to the Episcopal priesthood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1970, and again in 1973, the Episcopal Church Read more

If you’re new the parish or a longtime member, there are many ways to get involved at Trinity Church Wall Street. Here are five ways to serve others and connect to the Trinity community:

Join the Environmental Justice Group
The Environmental Justice Group is dedicated to educating the Trinity community about the significance of human impact on the environment, and supporting advocacy and action to create cultural change and move society toward sustainable Read more

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Charis Chong

When Jean Pierre finished high school in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, he applied to law school with the dream of becoming an attorney. He wanted to help children and child abuse victims. The same year he was accepted, however, his mother fell ill and died. He and his four younger siblings were orphans, with no way to afford the numerous schools fees.

Not one to give up on his dreams, Jean Pierre sought the help of the Sisters of St Margaret.

The sisters had assisted his family when Read more

Most know the parable of the sower, but they may not know the parable of “The Lupine Lady.”


Lupine flowers.

During the family service on Sunday, the Rev. Beth Blunt preached about the parable and read from the children’s book, Read more

Trinity’s colonial-themed summer camp is in full swing at St. Paul’s Chapel this week. Children from kindergarten through fifth grade gather each day to explore the music, games, art, and science of pre-Revolutionary New York.

On Wednesday, campers attended a memorial event marking the 213th anniversary of the death of Alexander Read more

After one year as a sacristan at Trinity Church Wall Street, Vinod Wesley is leaving to pursue his Ph.D. at the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago. Wesley came to Trinity after finishing his Master of Sacred Theology at Union Seminary. Prior to his studies at Union Seminary, he taught and earned Bachelors and Masters degrees at Gurukul Lutheran Theological College. He is affiliated with the Church of South India.

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Longtime Trinity partner, Sister Tesa Fitzgerald, was featured by People magazine for her work to end the cycle of intergenerational incarceration.

Sister Tesa is the founder of Hour Children, an organization that works with incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women and their children, providing housing, child care, mental health support, job-training, and other Read more

Trinity’s dedication to serving the needs of the surrounding neighborhood has been an important part of its mission since its founding, taking many forms throughout its history, including a 19th century medical dispensary. 

During an 1879 sermon, Trinity Rector Morgan Dix called for “means to employ a competent physician to take care of the sick poor in this neighborhood.” Read more

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Jeremy Sierra

Visit Pauli Murray: Imp, Crusader, Dude, Priest, an exhibit about the life and work of Murray, from February 17– March 21, 2018, at St. Paul’s Chapel

Liberating God, we thank you most heartily for the steadfast courage of your servant Pauli Murray, who fought long and well: Unshackle us from bonds of prejudice and fear so that we show forth your reconciling love and true freedom, which you revealed Read more

This week, Trinity Church Wall Street welcomed two groups of visitors with a special interest in the parish's history.

On Monday, the Staten Island Chapter of the Brandeis National Committee, a group which raises funds to support research at Brandeis University, enjoyed Read more

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