COVID-19 Update

Letter from the Pastors

Hello Friends and Members of Trinity Presbyterian Church NY,

It has now been more than 20 weeks since we last met on a Sunday morning service all together as a church body, and since then the world has changed in ways we couldn’t have imagined. Screens have become our way of life, which in many ways is ironic as that was happening without a pandemic already, but now it is a way of surviving in our jobs and keeping a sense of social connectedness. One lesson we have all taken to heart, I think, is what a poor substitute it is for what we once took for granted: a hug from a friend, coffee in a café, gathering for weddings and baptisms, and so many other simple joys. But, in the interest of loving one another and our neighbor, we are doing what we must for now.

Please know that Trinity Church continues to monitor the COVID-19 updates closely and the implications for our church community and our Westchester neighbors. Even as we have entered Stage IV reopening, things are not back to normal. So, a few things to keep in mind as we begin to wrap up our summer months and look forward to September.

  • Our Online Video and Audio Services Are Continuing: Thank you for all your feedback and support as we continue to offer our online services. These will continue to be our primary service offering for the foreseeable future, until it is safe to gather. We are so glad so many of you are worshipping with us and are very thankful to the staff who are working hard to provide these formats.
  • Sunday Outdoor Worship Services Have Begun on August 9: We have officially started our outdoor services as of the 9th of August. If you are interested in attending, know that attendance is limited to 50 (including staff and volunteers). Please sign up for our newsletter for more information, and if you would like to volunteer we would love to have your help.
  • In-Person Small Groups: We recommend that all groups meet virtually over Zoom or other platforms, however, as we have entered into Stage IV we know that some have desired to meet with social distance guidelines in place. Please let us know if you have any questions regarding meetings that may be happening in person at this time.
  • Youth and Children’s Ministry Gatherings Cancelled: Chloe and our teachers have been gathering online with our kids for these many weeks and it has been wonderful for all who have attended. If you have any questions regarding the children’s ministry, please contact her through the website. Fourtify and youth groups are taking a break for the summer.

So, please do take a look at our “Connect Online” page for updates on Sunday services, small group information, and online prayer opportunities. And please take a moment to stay connected to us on Instagram or Facebook by liking us and following us there. There are a number of groups and events happening through social media by our pastors and staff.

Also, if you would like to meet or speak with a pastor for counsel or prayer, feel free to call the church office at 914-967-6247 and choose from the voice menu who you wish to speak to. You can also use the church website Contact form and your request will be forwarded to them.

We also encourage you to be there for one another, and want to assist you in doing so that we might BE the church God intends us to be:

We also encourage you to be there for one another, and want to assist you in doing so that we might BE the church God intends us to be:

GIVE HELP

  • This crisis presents us with an opportunity to share God’s love by helping those in need in our church and county.
  • Click here for our Volunteer Form

GET HELP

  • As a result of the current crisis, have you found yourself in a situation where you would benefit from receiving help (errands, transportation, childcare, etc).
  • Click here for our Needs Form

GIVE FINANCIALLY

  • Please consider to continue to give financially to our church so we can best care for you, our staff, and our neighbors.
  • Click here for our Giving Online

Know that we are praying for you and that you are not alone. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us or any of our elders and deacons.

Blessings,

Pastors Craig, Mark, and Steve