Trinity Branford

Worship at Trinity

8:00 am
Holy Eucharist Rite II
10:00 am
Holy Eucharist Rite II
with music and choir
9:45 am
Sunday School and
Nursery Care
Compline/Healing Prayer Service
7 PM
4th Tuesday
10:00 AM
Holy Eucharist with Music

Trinity’s 10 am Worship Service is televised on Branford Cable Access Channel 18 and AT&T Channel 99 each Sunday at 7 pm.

Everyone is invited.


The people of Trinity Church welcome you.  We are a congregation that embraces all people, from all faith traditions or those who are new to a journey of discovery.  We celebrate our diversity.  We are a church community worshiping and exploring the mystery of God, deepening our spirituality, and caring for each other.  We reach out to those in need in Branford, the region and in the world, practicing love for our neighbors. We welcome you.

On these pages you will find information about worship, descriptions of ministries, programs, and activities available to all at Trinity. You may also call the church office or email us to obtain further information that’s helpful to newcomers.  A warm welcome to you!

An invitation.

For those who identify themselves as "spiritual but not religious," once you look around this website, you will see the many wonderful things that this congregation believes in, hopes for, and accomplishes. But words and images on a website cannot tell you what it feels like here or what you might experience. Only coming through the red doors and spending some time with us will do that and so we invite you. We invite you so that we may be a blessing to you. And we know that in so doing, we will also be blessed. We do not promise easy answers. Instead we commit to being joyful companions on the journey.

Through The Red Doors

A bit of history… The congregation now known as Trinity Church was founded in the 1700s. Our iconic white church on the town Green was built in 1852, in English Gothic style.  Trinity’s bell, weighing 2,500 pounds, was cast in 1869 and also served as Branford’s first fire alarm until 1925. The sanctuary is beautifully embellished with striking stained glass windows, three of which are from the Tiffany studio. In 1916, the Parish Hall was erected and served as a hospital for the Town of Branford during the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918.
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Through the Years

Trinity’s purpose remains steadfast. We are members of the Body of Christ, worshiping together in an inspiring setting, with meaningful liturgy and uplifting music, all informed by our passion for a transformed world of justice and peace. From the Branford Food Pantry to the mountains of Haiti, Trinity Church is committed to loving our neighbors.


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Upcoming Events

Monday, January 2, 2017
The office is closed.

4:00 PM Trinity serves dinner at Columbus House in New Haven
Each month, your donations of Dinty Moore beef stew, noodles, and canned green vegetables help to feed over 80 people. Volunteers take a turn baking cake for dessert, or providing salad ingredients, or serving in the kitchen. This is your chance to let team leader Bobbe Otis know how you can help.

9:45 AM Middle School Church School, in the Guild Room.

Tuesday, January 10
7:00 PM Compline/Healing Service at Zion Episcopal Church, North Branford
Members of Trinity and Zion pray together for peace and healing.

Sunday, January 15
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Youth Group Bowling Fun!
Let Martha Monico know if you will be joining the fun, and get the details of time and place.

Monday, January 16
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day
. The office is closed.

Tuesday, January 24
Compline/Healing Service

If you, a loved one or friend is in need of healing, or if you want to offer up healing prayers for our broken world, please join us. This is a quiet time to pray for healing, peace, and non-violence. Join with others to pray together for people listed on the weekly community prayer list. Please invite family, friends, and neighbors.

Saturday, January 28
5:30 to 7 PM Venture Crew's Pasta supper, Parish Hall

This is a fundraiser event for camping scholarships, so expect really good food and a raffle. At $8 for adults and $5 for kids, this is a great deal for a worthy cause. Tickets will be available at the door, or contact either Gina Freeman, cell 203-710-8978, e-mail:, or Patrick Freeman, cell 203-710-0180. This will be mid-winter, we’ll be ready for something cheerful!

Sunday, January 29
Please note that Church School starts at 8:45 AM today only

9:00 AM – One Service and Trinity’s Annual Meeting
There will be one 9:00 AM service on this last Sunday in January, immediately followed by the Parish Annual Meeting. Everyone is invited to stay and participate. Hear about the state-of-the parish—there are many accomplishments to celebrate; say “thank you” to departing members of leadership; exercise your vote to elect new leadership and add your voice to resolutions. Please welcome Tony Terry, Architect, who will co-present with Bob Barnett, Chair of the Steering Committee for the Lower Level Renovation project, the findings of the Feasibility Study and design ideas for the space.

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