Keep up with the latest parish happenings.
On Sunday, some Trinity parishioners will be joining people from all over the country at the People’s Climate March.
“As a person of faith, I believe we have a responsibility to care for, and be good stewards of all God's creation,” said Trinity parishioner Leah Kozak.
“Regardless of what one thinks about the realities of climate science, we can all typically agree that caring for the environment and taking care of each other are bothRead more
The Rev. Canon Anne Mallonee has delivered her two final sermons as vicar of Trinity Wall Street, first at the annual Eucharist for Peace on September 11 at St. Paul’s Chapel and then in Trinity Church on Sunday September 14. Trinity rector, the Rev. Dr. James Cooper, praised Mallonee’s service, saying “she is the architect of our ministries these last ten years.” Upon her departure from the Trinity staff, Canon Mallonee will become the Chief Ecclesiastical Officer of the Church PensionRead more
On September 11, Trinity will pray for peace and remember those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
Beginning at 8:46am, the time that the first plane struck the North Tower of the World Trade Center, Trinity will offer prayers for peace and ring the Bell of Hope in the churchyard of St. Paul’s Chapel. The bell is used to remember those who
by Mary Ragan
One summer day, long ago and far away, I stood by the edge of a pond, looking at a frog floating motionless on top of the water. I pointed out the dead frog to my friend, who replied, “That frog’s not dead.” I said that it surely was dead and, in the face of her failure to see the truth, finally spoke with authority: “That’s the deadest frog I’ve ever seen.” At which point, of course, the frog leapt out of the water. I now have a circle of friends and family whoRead more
The Rev. Dr. William Lupfer, Rector-Elect, will preach his first sermon at the 11:15am Eucharist on September 7. He will also participate in a community forum following the Eucharist at 1pm in the Parish Hall.
Lupfer was named by the Vestry in June. He was mostRead more
The new moon this week reminds us that phases of the moon often provide a cue to begin a religious observance. Ramadan for Muslims, Passover for Jews, and Easter for Christians are all lunar holidays. But how about lunar spirituality? Barbara Brown Taylor, priest, professor, theologian, preacher, and author, has written a book on that subject, and discusses lunar spirituality in the currentRead more
Photo by Thomas Hawk via Flickr.
Earlier this week, Robin Williams, one of America’s most beloved comics, died in an apparent suicide.
The shock and sadness expressed over the media accompanied stories of his generosity, influence, and kindness to fellow entertainers, fans, and members of the public.
Williams first appeared on television in the 1970s as a spastic but good-hearted alien trying to find his way on Earth in the sitcom “Mork and Mindy” before movingRead more
This is the full text of the interview with Trinity Wall Street’s Rector-Elect, the Rev. Dr. Bill Lupfer, who spoke with Senior Video Producer Jim Melchiorre on June 30, 2014 at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland where Dr. Lupfer had served as Dean for eleven years.
You mention that you like to talk about your congregation here in Portland. So tell me about theRead more
by Jeremy Sierra
The Rev. Mark Bozzuti-Jones, Eileen Hope, Marcella Coulthurst, Selvena Mosley, Walter Oerlermans, Eleanor Hill, Shirley Quashie, and the Rev. Canon Anne Mallonee.
Marcella Coulthurst first came to Trinity as a young adult when she was working in Lower Manhattan. That was 62 years ago.
“I’ve watchedRead more