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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Hunger Relief & Homeless Services

In 2021, we served a record-breaking 2.1 million meals. Help us continue serving our community in 2022.

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Over 13 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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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 – 3:30 PM

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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 May 24, 2022

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.

Our Sunday services take place at 9AM (on site) and 11AM (on site and via live-stream). View our full service schedule below.    

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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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Good News Bad News | The Rev. Dr. Anna S. Pearson, Rector

Good News Bad News | The Rev. Dr. Anna S. Pearson, Rector

A farmer, working in his field, noticed his horse was sickly. Feeling compassion for the animal, he let it free to live the rest of its life in the mountains. Friends of the farmer noticed that he was working his land without the help of his horse. “How will you continue to grow your crops?” they asked. “How terrible!” To which the farmer responded, “Maybe. We shall see.”….

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Taking Time to Rest for the Sake of God | The Rev. Susan E. Hill, Associate Rector

Taking Time to Rest for the Sake of God | The Rev. Susan E. Hill, Associate Rector

In The House at Pooh Corner, Winnie the Pooh is asked what he likes doing best in the world. He starts to say eating honey, but then reflects that there is “a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn’t know what it was called.”….

As we inch closer to the summer months, we may be starting to look forward to the possibilities that the season could bring. Most of all, we may be hoping for a more relaxed pace to life, a time when things slow down a little, and we can find some rest and renewal. Some among us, though, may have trouble with the idea of relaxing and slowing down ― or even if we want to do it, we find it very hard to shift out of our more usual compulsion to accomplish things. (In case you’re wondering, yes, I count myself in that group!) If you find yourself in that category too, I encourage you to read the passage above again ― Pooh and Christopher Robin might help us reframe things!

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Mother Earth | The Rev. Dr. Anna S. Pearson, Rector

Mother Earth | The Rev. Dr. Anna S. Pearson, Rector

Our Adult Forum on Stewardship last Sunday focused on caring for the environment. In preparing to lead the session, I came upon a website for JUMP (www.takethejump.org). JUMP is a grass roots environmental movement inspired by research from Leeds University in the UK, asking people to commit to six behavioral shifts to help the health of the planet. While the site for JUMP grants that corporate and legal entities bear a huge responsibility for addressing climate chaos, it also insists that individuals and their choices also have an important role to play….

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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.

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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.


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Church Pulpit Posts

Read weekly meditations written by our clergy.


Holy Apostles in the news.