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On the three Thursdays of Advent, beginning December 5, you can learn to pray the office of Evensong, one of the glories of our Anglican heritage.

“Advent Evensong at Trinity” will be sung entirely by the congregation using simple chants for the psalms and hymnal settings for the two canticles. Join Dr. Owen Burdick at 5.15 pm on December 5, 12 and 19 for these special services.

Posted on Congregational Life November 26, 2002

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Help present Trinity to the world this holiday season by joining members of the Altar “Greening of the Church” for Christmas on Saturday, December 21, 10 am-12 pm, and Sunday, December 22, 1 pm-3 pm.

For further information, call David Jette at (212) 602-0872.

Posted on Congregational Life November 26, 2002

Please note: Signing up for the congregational email list is good way to keep track of holiday events, because you

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New York's Bellevue Hospital is forming holiday support groups for people who find the holidays stressful as a result of the 9-11 terror attack on the city.

"We had a swell in first-time referrals just before, during and just after the first anniversary [of the attack]," says Dr. Liz Hirky, a psychologist with the hospital's initiative. "Heading to the holidays, there's been another wave of first-time referrals."

She adds that the holidays can be a time when people "

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The Witness and Outreach Committee is collecting eye glasses and suits and ties to help men entering the business world who cannot afford them. Please bring donations to Coffee Hour.

The annual food collection for St. Paul's Shelter begins this month. Parishioners are asked to donate non-perishable food, including canned goods, condiments, rice, beans, bottled water, salad dressings, mayonnaise, coffee and tea. You may also bring non-food items, such as detergents. The shelter also

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The Rev. Dr. Frederic B. Burnham, director of Trinity Institute, is to retire next year after leading a program which has been on the cutting edge of theological debate on issues such as science and religion for nearly 20 years. He turns 65 in July 2003.

Dr. Burnham will step down from the position after next year's Trinity Institute national conference, which will feature speakers including the new Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. Rowan Williams. Trinity Institute is a program

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For the first time since its unveiling, New York’s 9-11 memorial bell, a gift of London housed at Trinity Church, will chime. Unexpectedly, the bell will be struck by a chorister during a setting of Psalm 90, composed by American Charles Ives, during Trinity’s November 17 11:15 am Eucharist.

Ives specified four church bells ringing “at a distance” to end his piece.

To accomplish this, pragmatism has ordained the marriage of old technology – bell-making and ringing – to

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For the first time since its unveiling, New York’s 9-11 memorial bell, a gift of London housed at Trinity Church, will chime. Unexpectedly, the bell will be struck by a chorister during a setting of Psalm 90 , composed by American Charles Ives, during Trinity’s November 17 11:15 am Eucharist.

Ives specified four church bells ringing “at a distance” to end his piece.

To accomplish this, pragmatism has ordained the marriage of old technology – bell-making and ringing

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In the debate over what to do with 9-11 memorial items on the St. Paul's fence, everyone agreed a good fence made for good neighbors. The disagreement was over what made a good fence.

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The opinions in this piece were collected from responses to a call for opinion sent to the Trinity News email list

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Repairs to the churchyard wall along Trinity Place are well under way after the removal earlier this year of trees which were weakening the structure.

At three points along the wall, where bulges have appeared, a small new retaining wall will be built behind the existing wall. The old stones, which have been individually numbered and photographed, will then be returned to their previous places so that the wall is restored to its previous state.

During excavations, some human

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The Rev. Lyndon Harris, associate for ministry at St. Paul's Chapel, is leaving the parish to complete his doctoral studies at New York's General Theological Seminary.

Fr. Harris has been with us since 2001, when he was making jazz and movies into theological fare at St. Paul's.

After the destruction of the World Trade Center, Fr. Harris helped lead the ministry to rescue and recovery personnel. The September 11 attacks forced the cancellation of the ministry to young people

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