ST. BART'S is a thriving and active Episcopal Church located in the heart of New York City; a sacred oasis amidst the corporate canyons of "Midtown Manhattan." [MAP HERE] A true blend of old and new, read our mission statement here.
A sacred gem of Byzantine art and architecture, it was recognized as a New York City Landmark by the NYC Landmarks Commission in 1967 and continues to be a vital preservation initiative for midtown Manhattan.
St. Bart’s cares for and ministers from one of the nation’s most recognized and beloved historic landmark buildings. Completed in 1918, it is composed of a Romanesque structure with Byzantine decoration. Taking up a full block between 50th and 51st Street on Park Avenue, it is a Manhattan rarity, a freestanding building in a dense corridor of corporate towers. The third church building in St. Bart’s history, it is a great sacred and civic space.
With the original Waldorf Astoria Hotel next door and the United Nations nearby, St. Bart’s is often a world crossroads. Our outdoor terrace is home to our restaurant, Inside Park at St. Bart's, which true to its name, also serves inside during the cooler months.
St. Bart's is renowned for fine music, religious and interfaith education for all ages, and for its daily food and shelter for New York’s needy -- just steps from many of America’s most powerful corporate headquarters.
More than the landmark building and location, the essence of St. Bart’s is its community of members, friends and visitors—a community that lives the Gospel of God’s radical welcome to everyone, that embodies the teaching of Jesus.
Within St. Bart’s there are many smaller fellowship groups for those looking to find community within its larger portals. The adjoining Community House is home to our highly regarded Community Preschool, meeting spaces for 12-step groups, and a a full-fledged athletic facility (pool, gym, karate studio, etc.).
St. Bart's is full of surprises but stands on solid ground - one that is unafraid of change or questions. To read our complete mission statement, go here. You may also like to read our latest Annual Report.