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For many years, Trinity parishioners have written daily meditations to guide themselves and each other through the 40 days of Lent.

This year’s edition is available in printed form and can be found in the churches and Parish Center. A digital version is provided here.

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Deborah Danner was one of us, a beloved member of the Trinity Church Wall Street community. Her death was a tragedy that could and should have been avoided.

As those among society’s most vulnerable, mentally ill people deserve to be treated with compassion and understanding. And those who engage with the mentally ill in highly charged situations require adequate training and Read more

In recent weeks, members of the Trinity community have attended the trial of Sgt. Hugh Barry, the NYPD officer accused of murder in the death of former parishioner Deborah Danner. Closing arguments have been made and a decision is expected from the judge tomorrow, February 15, at 9:30am.

To mark the end of trial, Trinity will hold a special service of comfort at 5:15pm tomorrow evening in Trinity Church’s Chapel of All Saints. The service will provide a moment to remember Deborah and Read more

Trinity Church Wall Street marks the beginning of Lent on February 14 with imposition of ashes throughout the day at the church and at St. Paul’s Chapel. Trinity offers the Liturgy of Ash Wednesday at 8 am, 12:05 pm, and 6 pm.  You can watch the sermons from the latter two services from this page. Read more

On Friday, February 9, the Rt. Rev. Andrew Dietsche, Bishop of the Diocese of New York, met with the New York City's Mayor’s Office to formally request Crisis Intervention Training for all New York City Police officers by the end of 2018. Bishop Dietsche said, “We have asked Mayor de Blasio to implement Crisis Intervention Read more

Last month, Trinity Church Wall Street brought twelve Anglican archbishops from around the world to Ghana to discuss a common challenge: leadership in conflict.

The role of archbishop can be a solitary post. The Anglican Church is divided into provinces, often including one or more countries. The archbishops are the highest authority in these provinces, overseeing other bishops.

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The following is a letter sent to the congregation and staff of Trinity Church Wall Street by the Rev. Winnie Varghese, Trinity’s Director of Justice and Reconciliation.

Dear friends,

Members of Trinity staff and congregation have been attending the trial of NYPD Sergeant Hugh Barry.

Some of you have asked to be updated and for more information about the trial. Lucas Pershing (lpershing@trinitywallstreet.org) Read more

Over the next several days, visitors to Trinity will witness the installation of a new, temporary artwork in the south churchyard—G. Roland Biermann’s Stations (2016-18).

The large work—featuring 84 oil barrels and two crash barriers—is part of an art exhibition spanning Manhattan during Lent (February 14-April 1) that allows people of all faiths and Read more

More than a dozen members of the Trinity Church Wall Street community—clergy, staff, and congregation—honored the memory of Deborah Danner by coming to the Bronx on January 30 for the trial of the police sergeant charged in her fatal shooting.

NYPD Sgt. Hugh Barry shot Danner, who suffered from paranoia and schizophrenia, in her apartment in October 2016 as he and other officers attempted Read more

This year’s Trinity Institute conference, “Values In Action,” begins next Friday, February 2 at Trinity Church with Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry preaching.  Friday's opening Read more

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