Surveying our Soup Kitchen & Pantry Guests

The Return of Sunday Supper

On Sunday, September 12, members of our community visited Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen for the first in-person meal service since March 2020 and the first Sunday Supper event since February 2020. We were thrilled to gather together again and share a meal with our...

Morning Prayer | The Rev. Susan E. Hill, Associate Rector

Morning Prayer | The Rev. Susan E. Hill, Associate Rector

As you know, for most of the pandemic, the Church of the Holy Apostles shifted to doing church online via Zoom, and since we were not able to share the Eucharist, we prayed Morning Prayer together instead. Some of you might already have been familiar with this service, while for others of you, especially if you are newer to the Episcopal Church, it was strange and new. But the practice of praying in the morning as a way of giving thanks and preparing for the day to come has very deep roots….

Surveying our Soup Kitchen & Pantry Guests

Finding Shelter from the Heat

In the midst of our most recent heatwave, even my quick walk to the train on my evening commute felt like a daunting task. Too hot, too humid, to even think straight, let alone walk one mile. And I was headed back to my air-conditioned apartment! On one particularly...

Morning Prayer | The Rev. Susan E. Hill, Associate Rector

Heaven’s Grocery Store | The Rev. Robert Jacobs, Deacon

Perhaps it would be good for each of us to pause for a moment and look deeply into our own hearts and ask ourselves just what is the most impossible challenge we face in our Christian life today. Is it possibly the pandemic we have been experiencing, could it be financial, perhaps concern about our own health, family, those who refuse to take the vaccine? As we seriously consider the matter, would it be possible to place the value of that impossibility up against God’s power, and find a real and lasting solution that is pleasing to God?…

Surveying our Soup Kitchen & Pantry Guests

Spotlight on our Meal Outreach Program

Last week, our team at Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen joined Derrick, our Meal Outreach specialist, on one of his runs to deliver sandwiches to those in need. Derrick brings breakfast and lunch sandwiches to New Yorkers on the streets and in Penn Station every...


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Church of the Holy Apostles

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Soup Kitchen & Pantry

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

Daily meal service

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Meal outreach

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

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Pantry Program

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

Social Support

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