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Trinity Leadership Fellows Commons

Spiritually Grounded Skill-Building, Anytime and Anywhere

May 23, 2024

We’re proud to announce our newest offering, Faith Leadership Campus, which allows us to support and expand our community of faith leaders. This new online platform offers free courses based on the curriculum developed for the TLF program.

Congregants hold lit candles during a service in Trinity Church

Pentecost: The Holy Spirit In Us

May 17, 2024 | By The Faith Formation Team

In the extraordinary story of Pentecost, and still today, the language of the Holy Spirit “transcends the boundaries and limits of culture, country, heart, and mind.” The Spirit breathes within us a holy imagination that “envisions a reality beyond the present,” writes Trinity’s Faith Formation team, “a world created anew through patient, joyful, and loving collaboration with God and one another.

AIDS Walk 2017

Trinity Church Gears Up for AIDS Walk 2024

May 17, 2024 | By Karina Curry

Trinity Church is returning to AIDS Walk New York on May 19 with a team full of parishioners and staff eager to put their faith into action by caring for their neighbors – one step at a time.

Members of the 2024 Neighborhood Council on March 6, 2024

Introducing Our 2024 Neighborhood Council Members

May 10, 2024

Trinity's Neighborhood Support team is thrilled to announce the 2024 class of its Neighborhood Council, an advisory group comprised of 21 nonprofit leaders, community organizers, policymakers, residents, and other stakeholders across Lower Manhattan. Together with the Council, the Neighborhood Support team continues to center community voices in its programmatic endeavors. 

An artful collage featuring a dove carrying a small branch and hearts flowing behind

Jesus Calls Us to Creative Resistance

May 10, 2024 | By The Faith Formation Team

As Christians, we’re not meant to separate ourselves from “worldly” issues to stay safe and unscathed; we’re called to do the opposite. “We are called to participate fully in our communal life,” writes Trinity’s Faith Formation team, “in a way that allows God’s love to flow through us — for the benefit of all.”

Frank Bruni, "The Age of Grievance"

The Dangerous Age of Grievance

May 9, 2024

In his new book, “The Age of Grievance,” best-selling author and New York Times columnist Frank Bruni examines how grievance has come to shape and define American life. On May 30, Bruni will join Trinity Church's rector, the Rev. Phillip Jackson, for a compelling discussion on how to heal the divisions in our society.

Two smiling parishioners share a hug during Sunday service at Trinity Church

Friendship Is at the Heart of the Gospel

May 3, 2024 | By The Faith Formation Team

True friendship is not transactional, but it does come with obligations. Any mutual relationship, in fact, requires everyday relinquishments from both sides. “Just as Jesus makes sacrifices for his followers out of love,” writes Trinity’s Faith Formation team, “so must we be willing to ‘lay down our lives for our friends.’”

An illustration with a grapevine, leaves, and grapes, with painted textures in blue, green, yellow, and brown

Growing With God Can Be Uncomfortable

April 26, 2024 | By The Faith Formation Team

It’s often through discomfort God frees us from the things that keep us from spiritual growth. “We can rely on God to shape, form, and renew us each day,” writes Trinity’s Faith Formation team, “as we transform more and more into the people God created us to be.”