Trinity Church (Boston)

Trinity Church, Boston, Massachusetts - front oblique view.JPGA historic Episcopal church in Boston's historical district, Trinity Church is a massive stone building with a foundation rooted in American history.

Established in 1733, the current building finished construction in 1877 after the first church burned in the Great Boston Fire of 1872. Today, the church has an active congregation of over 3,000 households, continuing the legacy that built the church over two centuries ago. The unusual and striking Richardsonian Romanesque architecture is a domineering yet inviting presence overlooking Copley Square in Boston's Back Bay. Inside, your group will encounter awe-inspiring extensive murals which cover nearly 22,000 square feet, painted and restored by American artists over the years.

Tours of the religious complex cover the site's art, history, and architectural high points and can be enjoyed as a guided or self-guided exploration. Visitors may also enjoy the book shop where you can pick up any number of religious items including apparel, books, and gifts for religious events such as confirmations. Trinity Church, as a continuously operating house of faith, performs Sunday and weekday services and welcomes all those who wish to celebrate the Episcopal faith with the congregation.