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The Rev. Phil Jackson, Rector, headshot in Trinity Churchyard

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.

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

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.

An overhead shot of the New York City skyline with a blue overlay, with the following text: "CUNY The City University of New York"

Grantee Spotlight: City University of New York (CUNY)

June 6, 2023

Since 2019, Trinity has supported and accelerated a network of CUNY programs and initiatives that provide mentorship and support services developed specifically for students whose lives have been impacted by the criminal legal system and engage in research and advocacy around rights historically denied to justice-involved people.

Engraving of Robert Fulton; New York Public Library

Robert Fulton: More than the Steamboat

June 2, 2023 | By James Melchiorre

Robert Fulton, an engineer, technologist, and businessman known for his commercial steamboat business, is one of the famous persons whose final resting place is the Trinity Churchyard.

Bird on a branch against a blue sky

The Mindful Practice of Birdwatching

June 2, 2023 | By Lisa Jaycox

Spending time at the Trinity Retreat Center for a birdwatching retreat, with our eyes, binoculars, and Merlin apps fixated on the skies above, bird songs and questions swirled: What do birds tell us about the world? How many species will we spot? What can we learn?

An arrangement of bright yellow and orange flowers in front of the Astor reredos in Trinity Church

Five Ways Into Sunday’s Scripture: Enhancing the Sacredness of Everyone

June 1, 2023 | By Faith Formation and Education

What matters about the Trinity is that God is a relationship. God is a relationship within Godself: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (or Creator, Redeemer, and Sustainer). Just as God is relational within Godself, we are called to be in loving relationship with God and one another.