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A Message from Father Phil on Recent Anti-Semitic Violence

May 28, 2021

Over the past several weeks, we’ve seen a sharp increase in anti-Semitic threats and violence across our city and country. Trinity Church Wall Street condemns these attacks, denounces violence, and will continue to stand against discrimination and racism in all its forms. Read more in this message from Father Phil.

Lyla in front of Zoom for Peppercorns pratice
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Walking in the Light with Trinity Youth Chorus

May 26, 2021

I love Trinity Youth Chorus Peppercorns so much, and I love that I get to share my talents. All of the Peppercorns teachers are so nice and fun and they have helped my voice become even more beautifuller. I even recorded a solo called “Walk in the Light” and I was so excited and proud to share it with everyone. I am so thankful for my teachers Ms. Anne, Ms. Shana, Ms. Aubrey, and Ms. Melissa.

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Holy Community and the Myth of the Autonomous Human

May 26, 2021

Our very name is a reminder that, above all, we are called into loving relationship — with one another (especially when we disagree), with our neighborhood (because it is the nature of love to expand in widening circles), with our partners through the Anglican Communion, and, most especially, with those we find hard to love.

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A Note from the Rev. Phil Jackson Naming New Chief Operating Officer

May 26, 2021

I’m excited to announce that Jim Johnson will join Trinity on June 8 as our Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Jim will oversee our core operational functions– Communications & Marketing, the new Data, Analytics & Infrastructure team, Finance, Human Resources, and Legal– and the leaders of those departments will report to Jim.

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Jim Johnson to Join Trinity Church Wall Street as Chief Operating Officer

May 26, 2021

Trinity Church Wall Street announced today that Jim Johnson, currently Corporation Counsel for the City of New York, will join as Chief Operating Officer on June 8. Johnson will join Trinity’s leadership team, driving strategies and plans across the organization, working closely with the Priest-in-charge and Vestry, and managing Trinity’s core operational functions.

Diana Butler Bass and Kathy Bozzuti-Jones
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Gratitude in Times of Trauma

May 24, 2021

Gratitude, Diana Butler Bass pointed out, can be a healing practice for people who have been traumatized. Gratitude is good for us — good for our bodies and for our emotional lives. While not a cure-all, it turns out that gratitude is an essential part of a toolkit for wellness and healing after trauma.

The Rev. Beth Blunt in Trinity Church during Pentecost
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Family Service Sermon, The Rev. Elizabeth Blunt, "Watching for the Fruits of the Spirit"

May 23, 2021

"Pentecost is the birthday of the Church because it's the day when the Church received the Holy Spirit," said the Rev. Elizabeth Blunt at today's Family Service. While we no longer have visible flames on our heads to signify the Holy Spirit—and Mother Beth double checked, just to be sure—we can see the fruits of the Spirit in ourselves and in others.