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The Power of Indestructible Hope

April 12, 2024 | By The Faith Formation Team

Christian hope is not an invitation to ignore reality, turn away from suffering, and passively wait for things to get better. Instead, deep trust in God’s goodness gives us the courage to create a better world today — a world in which fear does not have the last say.

Trinity Leadership Fellows 2023 Cohort

Announcing the 2024 Trinity Leadership Fellows Cohort

April 10, 2024

Trinity Church Wall Street is thrilled to announce the next cohort of the Trinity Leadership Fellows program. These 24 professional and faith leaders were selected from more than 1,700 applicants, spanning various faith traditions and vocations.

Father Phil Jackson and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby meet with Ukrainian army chaplains

Father Phil: Supporting Ukraine Is a Moral Imperative

April 10, 2024 | By The Rev. Phillip A. Jackson

The Rev. Phil Jackson, Trinity‘s Rector, urges House lawmakers — Democrats and Republicans — to provide aid to Ukraine: “We have a moral duty to pick up the mantle of leadership and a moral responsibility to assist the people of Ukraine in their desperate struggle against Vladimir Putin’s Russia.“

A colorful collage illustration of Thomas the disciple touching Jesus's wound

Doubting God Is Not at Odds With Faith — It’s Part of It

April 5, 2024 | By The Faith Formation Team

When the disciple Thomas can’t believe news of the resurrection, Jesus doesn’t condemn his doubts but “tenderly shows up for Thomas in the way Thomas needs,” writes Trinity’s Faith Formation team. God doesn’t condemn our doubts either — and instead shows up for us, and meets our needs, through the love we have for one another.

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Can We See God? Mary Magdalene Shows Us How

March 29, 2024 | By The Faith Formation Team

When Mary Magdalene encounters the risen Jesus in the garden that first Easter morning, she recognizes him because he calls her by name. May we open our hearts to experience God in our own lives this Easter — and remember we are loved, called, and forgiven.

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Scripture Reflection: How Love Defies Expectation

March 22, 2024 | By The Faith Formation Team

What kind of king do we expect to see in Jesus? It’s a good question for Holy Week, suggests Trinity’s Faith Formation team, a time when our expectations are upended and salvation looks different than we’d imagined.

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Scripture Reflection: What We Gain by Letting Go

March 15, 2024 | By The Faith Formation Team

What does it mean to follow Jesus’s example and lay down our lives? Trinity’s Faith Formation team suggests “it’s in letting go of power, the endless work of protecting ourselves at the expense of others, that we find true freedom — our deepest wants and needs met in community.”

A wooden carving of a figure with eyes looking up, Trinity Church

Scripture Reflection: Overcoming the Wilderness

March 8, 2024 | By The Faith Formation Team

“For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son . . .” might be the most well-known verse in the Bible — but what about Jesus’s mysterious words just before? Digging into the Book of Numbers for context, Trinity’s Faith Formation team helps us see God asking us to trust that even in the most uncertain circumstances, resurrection is on the way.

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How Holy Week Services Help Us Walk With Jesus

March 8, 2024

During Holy Week, we ground ourselves in the scriptural accounts of Jesus’s life in the liturgy — the order and shape of our church services — because we believe this ancient story echoes through the ages: Jesus’s resurrection is a promise that death is not the final word.