• Trinity Church
  • Entrance to Trinity Church
  • Rose Window
  • Parish Hall at Night
  • Altar at Easter
  • Nave of Trinity Churh
  • View from the Raquette River


 "We are bonded together in a covenant relationship with Jesus Christ, the Lord of our lives.  We seek to grow as disciples of Jesus by worship, study, prayer, and service so that we may love God and one another and bring the Good News of Christ to those beyond our parish family."

  • Rich liturgical worship in the Anglican/Episcopal tradition
  • Biblical  preaching and teaching
  • Classic hymnody and choral music
  • Ministries of healing and pastoral care
  • Many classes and activities geared for a variety of ages

Please join us at 10:30 on Sunday mornings!

"Thrust out a little from the land," (Luke 5:3) and founded upon a rock, may it ever point the way to Heaven and allure men and attract them, win them and fit them and train them for the Temple that is not made with hands." -- Annie Clarkson, 1896.

Contact Us

Trinity Church

8 Maple St. Fall Island
Potsdam, New York 13676
Phone 315-265-5754

Regular Schedule

Office Hours

  • Tuesday
    – 12:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    – 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Thursday
    – 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM


  • Sunday Morning Bible Study
    – 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Holy Eucharist - Nursery available
    – 10:30 AM
  • Coffee Hour
    – 12:15 PM
  • Youth Confirmation Class
    – 12:30 PM
  • Adult Confirmation Class
    – 12:40 PM
  • College Group/Young Adult Bible Study
    – 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM


  • Adult Bible Study
    – 1:15 PM to 2:30 PM


  • Men's Bible Study
    – 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM
  • Holy Eucharist, Chapel
    – 12:00 PM


  • Renovare'
    – 2:15 PM to 3:45 PM


  • Trinity Worship Online

    In this season of "social distancing" we are finding new ways of being the Church.  We have begun streaming services on Facebook

    Sunday worship services at 10:30

    Weekday evening prayer services at 5:30

    Noonday service on Wednesday 

    You do not have to have a Facebook account to reach us at Trinity's Facebook page click the link above or right here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Trinity-Episcopal-Church-Potsdam-NY-426111784401046/posts/?ref=page_internal


  • 12 Step Programs Cancelled

    The following independent 12 Step groups rent our space and meet in Trinity's Parish Hall. Currently, in view of the COVID19 outbreak, all meetings at Trinity are CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Watch this space for announcements.  Normally, meeting times are:

    AA        Monday-Saturday @ noon
                  Sundays @ 7:30 p.m.
                  First Friday of the month @ 7:00 p.m. -  'Mindful Meditation'

    OA        Saturdays @ 9:00 a.m.


    During this time Potsdam Nooners will meet every day, except Sundays, at noon online at  https://www.freeconferencecall.com/wall/potsdamnooners 

  • Holy Week Services

    Holy Week & Easter 

    April 5-8,




    Sunday, April 5                            10:30 a.m. - Holy Eucharist
    Palm Sunday

    Monday, April 6                           12:00 noon - Holy Eucharist

    Tuesday, April 7                          12:00 noon - Holy Eucharist
                                                          7:00 p.m.  - Healing Service

    Wednesday, April 8                       8:00 a.m.  - Holy Eucharist

    Thursday, April 9                           7:00 p.m.  - Holy Eucharist
    Maundy Thursday                         8:00 p.m.-midnight  - Vigil

    Friday, April  10                           12:00 noon - Stations of the Cross
    Good Friday                                  7:00 p.m.  - Holy Communion

    Saturday, April 11                          8:00 p.m.  - The Great Vigil
    Holy Saturday

    Sunday, April 12                          10:30 a.m.  - Holy Eucharist
    Easter Day

    What is Holy Week?

    From early times Christians have observed the week before Easter as a time of special devotion. As the pilgrim Egeria recorded in the late fourth century, Jerusalem contained many sacred places that were sites for devotion and liturgy. Numerous pilgrims to the holy city followed the path of Jesus in his last days. They formed processions, worshipped where Christ suffered and died, and venerated relics. From this beginning evolved the rites we observe today on Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday. These services provide a liturgical experience of the last days of Jesus' earthly life, as well as the time and events leading up to his resurrection. The Book of Common Prayer provides special liturgies for each of these days. The eucharistic lectionary also provides proper readings for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday in Holy Week. In many dioceses, the diocesan clergy will make a reaffirmation of ordination vows in the context of a eucharist during Holy Week, usually before Maundy Thursday. The three holy days, or Triduum, of Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday are at the heart of the Holy Week observance. In many Episcopal parishes, the liturgical color for Holy Week from Palm Sunday through Maundy Thursday is red. Holy Week ends at sundown on the Saturday before Easter, or with the celebration of the Easter Vigil.

Latest Media

Action Steps

The Venerable Dr. Christopher A Brown
Date: October 30, 2016
Verse of the Day
  April 2020  
Upcoming Events




Young Adult Bible Study
5:00 PM
Bible Study & worship in a contemporary style, with supper at the Rector's home




Vestry Meeting
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
East Wing
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