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Children participating in worship during the 9am Holy Eucharist at Trinity Church
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3 Ways Into Sunday’s Stories for Children: Peace That’s Possible

December 3, 2022

Children can understand some of the harsh laws of nature between animal species, but it’s harder for them to understand why people treat one another as enemies. Though humans have dreamed of peace for thousands of years. What was it about the human leader Isaiah prophesied that made him believe that peace among all of creation was possible?

Digital Asset for Advent 2022
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Advent Approaches

November 23, 2022

A short article about the approach of Advent 2022 and how Trinity Church Wall Street will observe the season.

A fern grows in front of a tombstone in an autumnal Trinity Churchyard
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Five Ways Into Sunday’s Scripture: The Paradox of Advent

November 23, 2022

“Advent liturgy often begins with apocalyptic prophecies from Jeremiah, Isaiah, John the Baptist, and Jesus,” writes Kathryn Carroll. “We might have to dig deep to reignite or refresh our enthusiasm for the season.”

Children and an adult read through the worship bulletin together during worship at Trinity Church
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3 Ways Into Sunday’s Stories for Children: Beginnings and Endings

November 19, 2022

Many children don’t like endings, or transitions, unless they know what’s going to happen next (and if it’s something good). This Sunday, we’ll hear the prophecies and songs about what is possible with new beginnings and, in the Gospel, we’ll hear some of Jesus’s final but comforting words on the cross.

A close-up photo of a wood carving of Jesus on the cross
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Five Ways Into Sunday’s Scripture: Remembering and Redemption

November 17, 2022

We can’t easily make sense of Jesus’s harsh apocalyptic portrayal today, and an exclusively literal interpretation misses an important message: there comes a time in the spiritual life where one can choose either to despair or to endure.