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A painting of Caroline Webster Schermerhorn Astor with a black dress and brown background
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The Mrs. Astor and Trinity Church

June 27, 2023 | By Lisa Jaycox

In the center of Trinity Church's north churchyard, a singular pinnacle rises above the stone grave markers and green shrubbery. Designed by architect Thomas Nash, the Astor Cross was erected in 1914 in memory of Caroline Webster Schermerhorn Astor, the fabled arbiter of New York society known as “Lina” to her friends, and as "The" Mrs. Astor to everyone else.

Dane Miller stands behind the Trinity Church altar, speaking and providing a demonstration to new liturgical volunteers
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Meet the Ministry: Dane Miller, Assistant Head Sacristan

June 26, 2023

Our community at Trinity includes our vibrant parish of more than 1,600 members — and more than 200 employees working to support our worship services, programming, and ministry around New York City and the world. In this issue, meet Dane Miller, Assistant Head Sacristan.

Man raises Pride Flag in front of St. Paul's Chapel
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A Symbol of Pride, Acceptance, and Welcome

June 23, 2023 | By Lynn Goswick

The Pride Flag has been raised and displayed at Trinity Church and St. Paul’s Chapel during Pride Month every June since 2017. Trinity parishioners reflect on the importance of seeing the flag at their home parish.

The Rev. Phil Jackson, Rector, headshot in Trinity Churchyard
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A Letter From Fr. Phil on Juneteenth

June 19, 2023 | By The Rev. Phillip A. Jackson

The Rev. Phil Jackson, Trinity's Rector, reflects on Trinity's gifts to support Black communities, including $73 million in grants to 160 organizations since 2019.

Tasha Tucker speaks at a podium in front of guests in Parish Hall.
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Filling Our Cups

June 15, 2023 | By Tasha Tucker

Tasha Tucker shares the lessons learned from hosting the 2023 Racial Grantee Convening on April 23. The afternoon of reflection and community building integrated restorative practices to help leaders thrive, with an emphasis on collective healing.

A child following along with the service using the worship bulletin at the 9:15am service
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3 Ways Into Sunday’s Stories for Children: A Time to Bloom

June 9, 2023 | By Faith Formation & Education

The Season after Pentecost is the period between the Day of Pentecost and the First Sunday of Advent. This season makes up half of the calendar year, and its liturgical color is green. It is a time to focus on the life and growth of the Church in the world, empowered by the gift of the presence of the Holy Spirit.