Winnie Varghese

Winnie Varghese

The Rev. Winnie Varghese 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.

She is also the Priest and Chief Justice and Reconciliation Officer at Trinity Church Wall Street in New York City. There she oversees the domestics grants programme, directs service and outreach, and programmes in areas of service and justice.

She is a native Texan with family roots in Kerala, India. She is featured in the Via Media and Living the Questions teaching series.

Before coming to Trinity, Rev. Varghese was the rector of St. Mark’s in the Bowery, a historic Episcopal congregation in New York City and an intern in the Episcopal Service Corps (1994‐1995), 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.

She graduated from the Union Theological Seminary (M.Div. 1999) and Southern Methodist University (B.A. Religious Studies 1994).