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A special place on New Haven’s Green.
Trinity Church on the Green or Trinity on the Green is a historic, culturally and community-active parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut in New Haven, Connecticut of the Episcopal Church. It is one of three historic churches on the New Haven Green.
Trinity, along with its two neighboring churches on the Green, is part of the New Haven Green Historic District, that was designated a National Historic Landmark District on December 30, 1970.
Trinity is a busy church with many events; please consult the All Events page for events open to the general public and our parish and choir calendars, or the Worship page for regular or special services.
Our Parish Office is in a separate building directly across the south side entrance to the church at 950 Chapel Street: we are on the second floor. You enter using the door to left of the red arrow. Our church office hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. save on public holidays and church holy days.
Our official “open to the public” church building hours vary from season to season, and the building is usually closed after 2pm. It is best to call ahead and check for the times.
Parking is FREE on Sunday at metered parking spaces in New Haven; in addition churchgoers are allowed on Sundays to park on Temple street along the Green directly across from Trinity during services and coffee hours. Parking on the apron is reserved for seniors and handicapped persons.
In addition, on Sunday mornings two hours of free validated parking is available for everyone worshiping with us, at the Omni Hotel Garage (located on the next block of Temple Street, entrance on the left before the main entrance to the Omni New Haven Hotel). Ask an usher or a sexton for a chaser ticket you’ll need at the automated checkout machine to exit the Omni Hotel Garage.
On other days, New Haven needs and appreciates your meter contributions by coins or credit card for up to two hours on most of the streets closest to Trinity at $1.50 per hour. There are 194 metered spaces (6 for handicapped) within one block of Trinity. After 5 pm the 2 hour limit is suspended, and parking after 9 pm is free until 8 am the next morning when day parking rules resume.
You can also pay for metered parking using Parkmobile, a service that lets registered users pay by using their smartphone. A text message can optionally be sent 15 minutes before expiration, allowing you to renew your meter remotely.
Our 1814-1816 red-brown stone Gothic Church is a landmark in downtown New Haven, and located right on the Green on Temple Street. Click on the Google Map to the left for directions, or use the GPS address, or the text directions below.
GPS address: 230 Temple Street, New Haven, CT 06510-2515
Sea level: 9 meters
From I-91 South (coming from Hartford), take Exit 3 (Trumbull Street). At the end of the ramp, go straight to the third traffic light (including the one at the end of the ramp). Turn left onto Temple Street. Continue straight on Temple Street through two traffic lights (corner of Temple & Elm Streets), at which point you will see the New Haven Green, with three churches on your right. Drive along Temple Street past the two brick-and-white churches; Trinity Church is the dark brown stone church, the last church on your right.
From I-95 North (coming from New York), at New Haven, follow the signs to I-91 North (Hartford) and get off at Exit 3 (Trumbull Street). At the end of the ramp, go straight to the third traffic light (including the one at the end of the ramp). Turn left onto Temple Street. Continue straight on Temple Street through two traffic lights (corner of Temple & Elm Streets), at which point you will see the New Haven Green, with three churches on your right. Drive along Temple Street past the two brick-and-white churches; Trinity Church is the dark brown stone church, the last church on your right.
From I-95 South (coming from New London and points north and east), stay in the right lane driving over the Q Bridge on I-95 – the lane marked Exit 47 – 48, for CT Route 34 / I-91 North. Take Exit 47, CT Route 34 North, then stay in the right lane. At the first traffic light, turn right onto Church Street. Once on Church Street, after passing the next traffic light (George Street) move to the left lane then turn left at second light onto Chapel Street. At the next light, Chapel Street crosses Temple Street. Trinity Church is the dark brown stone church on the Green at the corner of Chapel and Temple Streets.
Bus and Train
Public transportation works in New Haven. Parishioners and visitors regularly take buses and trains to Trinity Church. New Haven is the terminus for both the Metro North train line and the Shore Line East trains between New Haven and New London.The State Street downtown train station is a three block walk west along Chapel Street to or from Trinity. The Green itself is the transfer station for New Haven regional bus routes and city routes.