One way or another, please be gentle with yourselves and make some space for compassionate self-care, even as you are reaching out in communion with faithful friends at Trinity and beyond.Read more
Introducing: Family Worship: Home Edition. Each week, we’ll offer a simple service for you to follow. We’ll include prayers, videos of scripture and stories being read by some familiar faces, brief 9:15-style video reflections offered by the clergy, music recorded by the Trinity Youth Chorus (Yes! They’re recording music while sheltering in place — specifically for you and your family to enjoy!), along with coloring sheets and a brief activity to do together as a family.Read more
Giving Tuesday usually takes place on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving/The National Day of Mourning. As the largest day of global giving each year, this initiative provides much-needed resources to nonprofits around the world. This year, in response to the devastating toll COVID-19 is having on our communities and nonprofits, #GivingTuesdayNow has been organized for Tuesday, May 5th, as an early call to give if you are able.
To celebrate #GivingTuesdayNow, we seek to honor Read more
It seems like an especially good time to sing the 23rd Psalm. Come to think of it, I wonder when is a bad time to sing it?Read more
The traditional worship known as Quaker Meeting went online last Sunday in support of millions of people incarcerated during the novel coronavirus pandemic. The virtual event featured music, prayer, poetry, scripture adaptation, and personal testimony. Organized by American Friends Service Committee, the event was aimed at supporting the #FreeThemAll and the #FreeAndAlive campaigns. Read more
We say that God is present in all times and places. But we’ve all had times when evidence of God felt scarce. Now might be one of those times.Read more
How would our days be transformed if our primary focus moved away from calendars and to-do lists and focused more on acting out our vocation as we experience it and nurturing the relationships that sustain us?Read more
It’s Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22 at Trinity Retreat Center and the resurrection is happening all around us in West Cornwall, Connecticut.
Flowers are blooming in the Monastic Garden. The first crops are sprouting up on the farm. The spring winds have brought the windmill to life. Fifty species of birds are filling Trinity Forest with a sweet cacophony of song. And during our COVID-19 closure, the residents of our little donkey sanctuary Read more
Here it is, a week after Easter Sunday. Our gospel reading finds the disciples in a scene that’s strangely familiar: self-isolating in a room away from social activity. In their case, it’s because they are still processing the empty tomb and the rumors that Jesus has been Read more
Dear members of the Trinity community,
Happy Easter, everyone! I hope you were able to take strength from our Holy Week services and feel a sense of community, even though we were apart. And I hope you are feeling the joy and promise of the Easter season even during this strange and difficult time for all of us. I continue to miss you and pray that you and your loved ones remain safe and healthy.
I’m writing today to let you know that we have decided to extend the closure of Read more