The Church of the Resurrection, located at 119 East 74th Street, New York City, is a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of New York in the Episcopal Church. The church is Anglo-Catholic in doctrine and style, and has an extensive music program. The services are in traditional language and reflect the Anglican and Western Catholic traditions of liturgy and music. The parish is unusual in the Episcopal Diocese of New York for its traditionalist stance on the ordination of women. According to the parish's literature, it comprises "people of all ages, races, national origins, sexual orientations, economic backgrounds, and social classes." It is also the only parish in the Episcopal Diocese of New York that refuses to allow women acolytes and does not acknowledge the Right Reverend Catherine Roskam.
Resurrection's musicians offer settings of the Mass, motets, and other music every Sunday and on many feasts, often with a chamber orchestra. The choir is composed of professional singers, who appear on Sundays and major feast-days throughout the season. The hymns sung are drawn from the 1940 Hymnal, the New English Hymnal, and many other sources. Several small orchestras and early music groups present concerts at Resurrection.
Solemn Mass is celebrated on Sunday mornings according to the English Missal, with full ceremonial, choir, hymns, and a choral Mass setting. During the summer months a Sung Mass is offered instead of the regular Solemn Mass. It includes hymns and a setting of the Ordinary of the Mass for congregational singing. Low Mass is offered at 8:30 am on Sundays and daily through the week at regularly scheduled times.
Evening Prayer is the Episcopal Church’s daily service of prayer for the evening. At the Church of the Resurrection, it is said fifteen minutes before early evening Low Masses on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Other services vary with the monthly schedule, but include Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, the Rosary, and Stations of the Cross during Lent.