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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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September is Hunger Action Month

Join us in the fight against hunger. This month and throughout the year, we serving hot meals and providing groceries for New Yorkers in need.

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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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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 – 3:30 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.

Charles

UPCOMING EVENTS
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.    

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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…

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

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

           As you have all heard me announcing endlessly (and are still hearing, in reading this!), Bishop Dietsche will be with us this Sunday to preach, celebrate the Holy Eucharist and confirm two of our congregants. I have wanted to publicize the Bishop’s time at Holy Apostles, of course. And I have been repeating this announcement more than is usual because—just for one Sunday—we are changing the time of our worship to 4:00 pm. There will be no morning services on September 25, as we are hoping that everyone who feels comfortable worshipping in person will gather in community to greet Bishop Dietsche later in the afternoon….

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Unjust Steward | The Rev. Robert A. Jacobs, Deacon

Unjust Steward | The Rev. Robert A. Jacobs, Deacon

A steward is someone who has been given the authority to oversee something for someone else. In other words, a servant, even though a steward my have control over people and resources.

Can you see the parallel between the master (Jesus and the steward (us) in our everyday lives? Are we not responsible for our families, and ourselves but ultimately answer to Jesus?…

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The Rhythm of Labor and Sabbath | The Rev. Susan E. Hill, Associate Rector

The Rhythm of Labor and Sabbath | The Rev. Susan E. Hill, Associate Rector

As we go into Labor Day weekend, the traditional marker of the end of summer, it might be useful to reflect on the idea of having an annual Federal holiday to honor labor. The origins of the holiday have to do with the American labor movement, but I’m thinking more broadly about honoring the labor that we and those around us do — honoring it by taking time to rest.

And this brings me to Sabbath. One of the most frequently broken of the Ten Commandments is the commandment to rest once a week, to hallow the Sabbath day. That commandment smacks up against the Protestant work ethic that many of us grew up with – and God’s commandment has tended to lose that contest!…

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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.