Updates

Rejuvenation

By:
James Melchiorre

Trinity Church Wall Street looks forward to the day when the church re-opens to the public for worship and fellowship, and when the recent 20-month-long rejuvenation of the nave can be seen by all, up close and personal. Fortunately, in the interim, we have the photographs of Colin Winterbottom, shot over the period of the rejuvenation project, to give us all a closer look at various parts of the 174-year-old building, including the stained-glass window at the western end of the nave.

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By:
James Melchiorre

The Chapel of All Saints, in Trinity Church Wall Street, is next on the schedule for rejuvenation.

Beginning Monday, February 3, 2020, the chapel will be closed for a period of approximately six months.

During that time, lighting in the chapel will be enhanced, especially in the area of the crucifix near the ceiling, new cameras will be installed to improve live-streaming of worship services, and some adjustments will be made in the floor levels to increase accessibility. As

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By:
James Melchiorre

The rejuvenation of the Trinity Church nave will include installation of a canopy along the southern facade of the 173-year-old church building.

The first step toward accomplishing that task is lifting, with the help of a crane truck, the large "trees" that will support the canopy. 

Next, workers manipulate

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The High Altar of Trinity Church Wall Street dates back more than 140 years, but has not been used for worship for almost half a century. When it returns to New York after rejuvenation, the altar will be placed in a new position in the Trinity Church nave, utilized regularly for liturgy, and draped with altar cloths that are now being designed. Read more

 

Employees of Aurora Lampworks install new electrical wire into a 216-year-old chandelier in St. Paul’s Chapel. 

St. Paul’s Chapel’s chandeliers were reinstalled last week after restoration and cleaning. The chandeliers, which bear the hallmarks of Dutch workmanship, were

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Trinity Church Wall Street is embarking upon a two-year rejuvenation project to enhance the overall worship experience, make spaces accessible and welcoming, upgrade technology and infrastructure, and address deferred maintenance. The nave, or main body, of Trinity Church will be closed during rejuvenation, but services will continue to be scheduled as follows:

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