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Two children laughing together at a table during Celebration Sunday in Parish Hall
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3 Ways Into Sunday’s Stories for Children: Our Refuge and Home

September 24, 2022

Home is our families’ refuge. We feel safe, accepted, cared-for at home. God is our refuge — our spiritual home. And God calls us to also be a refuge wherever we are, as our presence and actions with others can offer safety, acceptance, and care.

A brown skinned woman with short hair wearing a blue mask & white man wearing priest's garb and a mask pack books, clothing, and other supplies. The room is full of boxes and boxed food items.
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Showing Hospitality to Asylum Seekers in New York

September 23, 2022

Houses of worship and nonprofit organizations have long been at the forefront of welcoming immigrants, and the latest influx of Latin American asylum seekers in New York City is no exception. We at Trinity are proud to play a part in that response, providing both $300,000 in strategic grants and distributing supplies worth $500,000 to nonprofit organizations on the ground.

A multiethnic group of people wearing coats, scarves, and other outerwear smile for a group photo outside the Trinity Woods in West Cornwall, Connecticut.
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A Time to Listen

September 21, 2022

We reached out to the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) to gather anonymous grantee feedback via their Grantee Perception Report to help us be more effective funders. This feedback is both qualitative and quantitative, and it extends across the entire grantmaking experience; everything from the clarity of our application guidance to our field impact is assessed by grant partners. Then, our results are compared with peer funders, helping us understand where we see success and where we need to make changes.

Queen Elizabeth II at Trinity in July 1976
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A Message from the Rector on the Passing of Queen Elizabeth II

September 8, 2022

Today we join those in the Church of England and many around the world in mourning the passing of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We are grateful for her life of steadfast service to the Church and to her nation, and we remember her deep and abiding faith in God.