The Rev. Winnie Varghese is the Senior Priest for Justice and Reconciliation at Trinity Church Wall Street. Rev. Varghese oversees the domestics grants program; direct service and outreach from Trinity Church; and programming in areas of service and justice for Trinity Church.
Before coming to Trinity, Rev. Varghese was the rector of St. Mark’s in the Bowery, a historic Episcopal congregation in New York City. From 2003‐2009 she served as the Episcopal Chaplain at Columbia University, and from 1999‐2003 as the curate at St. Alban’s, Westwood, and Episcopal Chaplain to UCLA.
Rev. Winnie graduated with am M.Div. from the Union Theological Seminary and Southern Methodist University with a B.A. in Religious Studies. As an intern in the Episcopal Service Corps, she worked with the Mental Health Association of Los Angeles as an outreach worker to people who were homeless and living with severe mental illness.
Rev. Winnie is a blogger for the Huffington Post; author of Church Meets World; editor of What We Shall Become; and author of numerous articles and chapters on social justice and the church.