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Church Meets City is an initiative of Trinity’s Justice and Reconciliation Department that seeks to address the growing needs of New York City by raising awareness, connecting people to services, and developing relationships between service providers and those in need.

If there are services you need, we want to help you connect with the right resources and services.

If you are looking to contribute, we can point you toward volunteer opportunities.

And if you are wondering what we do at Trinity—and how your church or organization could develop similar outreach—we invite you to learn along with us as we evolve our programs and partnerships in New York City.

“We’ve invited our friends, friends who have come here in need of service, to tell us what it’s like to try to access the things you need in New York, when that’s been good helpful or difficult and where they are still frustrated. We’ve also invited our friends who work for New York City, who do this good work all the time, to hear from them what they think we should know about how to be partners as we seek to serve everyone, and we’ve invited all of you, to help us figure out what the gaps are that are ours to fill, where we can be advocates, where we can be providers of service, where we can be connectors for others.” —Rev. Winnie Varghese, Director of Justice and Reconciliation

Food Insecurity and Homelessness: An NYC Snapshot


Trinity Church Wall Street convened a day-long event in April called “Church Meets City” to help some of its neighbors better navigate and access the human services offered by New York City. Among the most persistent problems in the city are food insecurity and homelessness and, as the Rev. Winnie Varghese points out, recent statistics paint a very challenging picture.


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“You can (as a faith based institution) plug people in to the opportunities that exist and be our eyes and ears on the ground.” —Deputy Commissioner for Employment Services Lisa Gale Van Brackle