Holy Apostles is an open, inclusive community.

Whether you are in need of help and support, exploring spirituality, or feeling called to help others, we welcome YOU to our community.

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Join us for Sunday worship.

Sustained by grace, strengthened to go forth — Join us for Holy Eucharist Sundays at 11AM (on site and via livestream). Scroll down for weekday service times.

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Honor Someone Special with a Donation

Need a last minute gift idea? Gift a donation to Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen and join us in offering a life-line to families and individuals who visit us this winter.

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Over 10 million meals served since 1982.

At Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen, everyone is welcome, without question or qualification. From greeting guests to serving food, help make a difference!


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Double Your Impact this Holiday Season

This December, our partners at the Schutz Engel Trust are matching all donations to the Soup Kitchen up to $60,000. Please join us in offering a life-line to families and individuals who visit us this winter.



Offering nourishment and community through meals and life-changing services.

Serving Hot Meals To-Go
Monday – Friday
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Pantry Hours
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Volunteer Donate fundraise

This place is an oasis in the desert. Eating here is a lifeline. Shelters don’t have to provide sustenance. But this place is therapeutic. They uplift you here.





Date December 9, 2021

Pantry guests are able to take home three bags of food— one bag of dried goods, one of produce, an...

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A spiritual community for everyone.

The Church of the Holy Apostles is an open and inclusive Christian community of people coming together in the Episcopal tradition to worship and create community.

Join us for Holy Eucharist Sundays at 9AM (in person) and 11AM (in person and via livestream). Our weekday services of Insight (Tuesday 6:15PM), Morning Prayer (Wednesday 8:30AM), and Compline (Thursday 9PM) are held on Zoom.  Click here for Zoom access.

View our 2021-2022 Stewardship letter here and click here to download and fill out your pledge card. You can watch our stewardship address from October 24, 2021 here


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Join our worship community online and in person.

Holy Eucharist | Sunday 9AM (on site)
Holy Eucharist | Sunday 11AM (on site & via Livestream)
Insight | Tuesday 6:15PM (on Zoom)
Morning Prayer and Bible Study | Wednesday 8:30AM (on Zoom)
Compline | Thursday 9PM (on Zoom)



At Holy Apostles, we aim to help serve our guests’ nutrition needs, as well as their holistic needs.

Our Social Services Center offers a range of additional supportive services central to achieving our ultimate goal, which is to empower our guests to move on to a more manageable and fulfilling way of life.

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Up to date news, information on events, programs, ways to get involved, and more…

Meeting God | The Rev. Dr. Anna S. Pearson, Rector

Meeting God | The Rev. Dr. Anna S. Pearson, Rector

Episcopal priest, author and contemplative retreat leader Cynthia Borgeault tells a story about Fr. Thomas Keating teaching a class on centering prayer. One of the central aspects of practicing this type of prayer focuses on calming the mind as it does what the mind is wont to do: jump manically from thought to thought to thought. Centering Prayer involves sitting in silence, acknowledging each and every thought as it emerges, and then simply (!) letting it go….

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A More Spiritual Advent | The Rev. Susan E. Hill, Associate Rector

A More Spiritual Advent | The Rev. Susan E. Hill, Associate Rector

This Sunday we will mark the beginning of Advent, the time of preparation for the impending celebration of Christmas. As we continue to navigate our way through this time of Covid, we might have fewer parties or gatherings to attend this season. It might be an opportunity to embrace a quieter Advent, a more introspective and spiritual season. Putting together an Advent Wreath for your home might particularly help you to reorient your focus, or you can even simply light a candle in the evening and say a prayer or two….

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Be the change you want to see in the world.

If you are feeling called to do something that makes a real difference in people’s lives, and helps make the world a better place, Holy Apostles offers several volunteer-led programs designed to provide crucial support for individuals and families that are experiencing difficulties. We welcome you to share your time and talents.

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Church of the Holy Apostles

We are an open, inclusive Christian Church celebrating in the Episcopal tradition.

Sunday Service is held 11AM (on site and via livestream). Weekday services are held on Zoom.

For Newcomers

Learn about our faith community and explore ways to connect with our work and worship.


Reflections on Holy Scripture from our Clergy.


Founded in 1844, with a focus on social activism and the desire for social justice.

Clergy, Staff & Vestry

The Vestry is the governing body of the Church of the Holy Apostles.


Music commands a strong presence at the Church of the Holy Apostles.

Space Rental

Host your next meeting or event in our landmark building.

Soup Kitchen & Pantry

Nourishing hungry New Yorkers since 1982 in an atmosphere of respect and hospitality.

Daily meal service

Serving a free, nutritious meal every weekday from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Meal outreach

Distributing bagged breakfasts and lunches throughout Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen.

About the soup kitchen

Learn more about our mission, our history, our performance, who we are, and what we do.

Pantry Program

Providing fresh and nutritious groceries to food-insecure New Yorkers.

Sunday Supper

Bridging generations and building community over a monthly family style meal.

Social Support

Meeting basic needs, stabilizing lives, and supporting individuals and families to achieve their goals.


Addressing the needs of the whole person through basic needs, counseling, and referrals.


Offering learning and skill-building opportunities.

Community Partnership

Partnering with others to expand the services offered to our guests.

Get Involved

Holy Apostles is a great place to channel your time, talents and generosity for good.


Make a difference in the lives of New Yorkers experiencing homelessness and hunger.


Join our efforts to serve others and provide for people who are vulnerable.


Your gift provides food, community, and hope to New Yorkers in need.

The Latest

Stay up-to-date on all happenings at Holy Apostles.

Food For The Soul

The official blog of Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen.

Voices of Our Community

Guest stories, poetry, and more.


See our calendar of events.

Church Pulpit Posts

Read weekly meditations written by our clergy.


Holy Apostles in the news.