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The Rev. Dr. James Cooper, 17th Rector of Trinity Wall Street, reflects on his years at Trinity, including congregational vitality, real estate rezoning, grants, weathering a recession, and Haiti.

The job as Trinity’s rector is unique. How do you balance dealing with real estate and, for example, praying with people as you did in Haiti after the earthquake?

Well, it’s a

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Every Tuesday and Thursday, more than one hundred people from Lower Manhattan come to the Trinity churchyard for a Brown Bag Lunch. Starting on Sunday, February 1, Trinity will expand this six-year-old ministry by offering lunches on Sunday and Monday for a total of four days a week. 

While the number of people who are homeless in Lower Manhattan is not as high as some other areas of the city, there are still many in need of a meal.

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The Rev. Kristin Miles joined Trinity in 2014 as Associate Priest for Pastoral Care and Community

SINCE COMING TO TRINITY I’ve received more hugs than I ever expected. In a seminary class, I learned about the various metrics used for measuring the health of a church community. After my few months here at Trinity, I would propose that

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Due to blizzard conditions forecast for New York City beginning Monday afternoon, Trinity Wall Street offices and the Parish Center at 2 Rector Street will be closed beginning at 1pm today (January 26). Closures will continue through Tuesday, January 27. 
 
At this time, scheduled services at Trinity Church and St. Paul’s Chapel will take place. However, webcasts are cancelled.
 
Brown Bag lunch distribution scheduled for 12:30pm Tuesday has been cancelled.
 

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Officially becoming the rector of Trinity Wall Street is a two-step process. After the Rev. Dr. James Herbert Cooper, 17th Rector, retires on February 15, the Rev. Dr. William Lupfer will first be inducted and later instituted as the 18th Rector of Trinity Wall Street

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by Jeremy Sierra

Ellen Andrews, Program Manager for Pastoral Care and Community at Trinity Wall Street, has found a home in the Episcopal Church, but she didn’t start there.

She grew up in the Evangelical church, attending The Chapel in University Park, in Akron, Ohio, one of the first mega-churches. It was a positive environment. “I like to say I was spoon-fed, not force-fed my beliefs,” she says.        

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Trinity Wall Street hosted a Day of Service in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in St. Paul’s Chapel on Monday, January 19, 2015. More than 300 people attended, including members of four downtown faith communities: Trinity Wall Street, Tamid: The Downtown Synagogue, Park 51 Community Center, and Lower Manhattan Community Church. Representatives from each congregation offered reflection on a quote from Dr. King, and then attendees broke into small groups based on age to
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by Jeremy Sierra

On September 17, 2011, shortly after I finished graduate school, I joined the first big Occupy Wall Street march in Lower Manhattan. I don’t particularly like marching. I don’t like holding up posterboard signs or shouting slogans. Still, I felt about the march like I sometimes feel about prayer: I couldn’t tell you exactly why

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The Rev. Deacon Lauren Holder is Senior Program Officer for Community Engagement. She joined Trinity in July 2015, and she will be ordained to the priesthood on January 17, 2015 at Trinity Church. 

THE ROLE OF THE DEACON is to serve. If you are a geek like me and enjoy studying Greek, the term deacon is derived from diakonos, which can mean servant or

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