Welcome to Canterbury Downtown!

Canterbury Downtown is 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 college and university students from campuses around 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).


Upcoming invitations...


Join us for dinners on Sunday nights!

Canterbury Downtown is welcoming to new and returning students every Sunday of the semester! Whether you find us the first week, or the last, we're here for you, and dinner is on us!

Click here to set up a coffee meet up with Chaplain Megan or a student leader!

Speaking of coffee... check out CHAPLAINS + BREW pop-up coffee meet and greets with Canterbury Downtown and PRiSM chaplains helping new students connect for coffee and conversation with chaplains during welcome week and throughout the year ahead!

Click here to receive our weekly enews with a student reflection from our Communications Assistant Nick, NYU ‘22.

Some snaps from the recent ordinations to the priesthood held at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Saturday, September 15, 2018.

Canterbury Downtown is a ministry of  The Episcopal Diocese of New York.