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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Keep Our Guests Warm this Winter

Give a “layer of love” by donating to provide blankets, coats, socks, and gloves and thermals for those that visit the Soup Kitchen.

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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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SOUP KITCHEN & PANTRY

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

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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.

Charles

UPCOMING EVENTS

Pantry

Pantry

Date January 18, 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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Church

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.   

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)

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SOCIAL SUPPORT

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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THE LATEST

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

Encouragement | The Rev. Dr. Anna S. Pearson, Rector

Encouragement | The Rev. Dr. Anna S. Pearson, Rector

Of all the events contributing to the powerful and many-faceted legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the speech he gave at the March on Washington in 1963 is probably the most famous. The dream he articulated to and for our nation has echoed among us ever since he described it on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. The challenges posed by the truths he shared that day remain with us, and many acknowledge it as one of the most influential orations of the 20th century….

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Why Baptism? | The Rev. Robert A. Jacobs, Deacon

Why Baptism? | The Rev. Robert A. Jacobs, Deacon

Sunday being the first Sunday after Epiphany, we remember Jesus’ baptism in the Jordan River. It marks the beginning of his ministry.

As John is baptizing others, Jesus arrives to be baptized as well. Luke doesn’t shed many details on the story. What he does share gets right to the heart of the story. As Jesus emerges from the waters, the Holy Spirit descends on him. Then the voice of God speaks from heaven. “YOU ARE MY SON.”

This baptism launches Jesus’ Spirit-filled mission. What begins as an unassuming baptism in the river ends with power and affirmation….

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The world begins at a kitchen table… | The Rev. Dr. Anna S. Pearson, Rector

The world begins at a kitchen table… | The Rev. Dr. Anna S. Pearson, Rector

“Perhaps the World Ends Here” by Joy Harjo
The world begins at a kitchen table. No matter what, we must eat to live.
The gifts of earth are brought and prepared, set on the table. So it has been
               since creation, and it will go on.
We chase chickens or dogs away from it. Babies teethe at the corners.
               They scrape their knees under it.
It is here that children are given instructions on what it means to be human.
             We make men at it, we make women.,,,,,

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Get involved

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.

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For Newcomers

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

Sermons

Reflections on Holy Scripture from our Clergy.

History

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

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.

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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.

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SOCIAL SERVICES

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

Classes

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.

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Volunteer

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

Partner

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

Donate

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

The Latest

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

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Food For The Soul

The official blog of Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen.

Voices of Our Community

Guest stories, poetry, and more.

EVENTS

See our calendar of events.

Church Pulpit Posts

Read weekly meditations written by our clergy.

Newsroom

Holy Apostles in the news.