Open and inclusive Christian communities of, by, and for university students of all campuses in Manhattan and the Bronx. 


CanterburyNYC is a gathering of faith communities of the Episcopal Church focused on higher education throughout New York City. We connect the spiritual dimension of college and university life with its other intellectual, physical, and vocational dimensions. Through worship, outreach, social gatherings, formal and informal conversations, and a generous amount of tea and coffee, we support each other in our lives, engaging life and God with wonder and a sense of humor.



Welcome! Canterbury Uptown is a community of students, faculty, and staff centered in Morningside Heights at Columbia+Barnard, and we welcome the members of Columbia’s many schools as well as students, faculty, and staff from other universities and colleges around Uptown.

We are an open and inclusive Christian community—LGBTQ+ or straight, citizen or otherwise, originally religious or totally new to this spiritual stuff. We engage in practices ancient and modern—pilgrimage, prayer, Eucharist, and also tacos, apple picking, and outreach.

Our usual week includes:

  • Worship in St. Paul’s at 6:15 pm every Sunday of the semester.

  • Weekly gatherings for lunch every Thursday around noon in room 101 of Earl Hall.

  • A monthly contemplative practice for our faculty and staff gather for a monthly contemplative practice.

  • And much more—pilgrimage to Spain and animal blessings…

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Welcome to Canterbury Downtown, a community of students from New York University, The New School, Cooper Union, Hunter College, Pace University and more.

This is an open and inclusive Christian community of, by, and for university students of all campuses in lower Manhattan. During the academic year we gather for weekly worship and a free meal, service-learning opportunities, and adventurous outings. We enjoy taking time to play, pray and serve together. Students of all religious backgrounds are invited to join us as we seek to grow together in community and Christ.

Students gather for worship and a home-cooked meal, conversation and community building during the academic year on Sunday nights at 6:00 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church (10th Street and Broadway).

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