News & Events

Coming Up at Incarnation

Sunday, August 20

There will be a Dutch Treat brunch at a local restaurant following the 11:00 a.m. service and Coffee Hour; cost is around $20. All are welcome. Reservations are not necessary.

Sunday, August 27

12:30 to 1:15 p.m. An introduction to the organ by our Music Director, Dr. Matthew Lewis. All are invited to the chancel for an informal presentation on how this “machine” operates, how it is played, and how it has come to be the eclectic instrument that it is.

Sunday, September 3

12:00 p.m. A brief tour of Incarnation’s art and architecture by one of our  volunteer tour guides. Meet at the back of the church by the Chapel of the Resurrection.

12:00 p.m. All are invited to the Parish House for a special reception honoring our Music Director, Dr. Matthew Lewis. Dr. Lewis has produced an extraordinary range of great sacred music at Incarnation for over 24 years. This will be his last Sunday; we hope you can join us to celebrate his most spectacular tenure at Incarnation and wish him Godspeed.

Monday, September 4

Church and Parish House closed in observance of Labor Day.

Wednesday, September 6

7:00 p.m. Vestry meets in the Parish House.

Sunday, September 17

Godly Play, Bible Study, and the Incarnation Choir return for the start of
the program year.

12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Forum on RenewalWorks process and report. At the start of this year, members of the congregation filled out a Spiritual Life Inventory. Come hear from the RenewalWorks Team about:

  • The results of the Spiritual Life Inventory.
  • How the Team processed the findings from the inventory.
  • Incarnation’s plans for encouraging spiritual growth and deepening discipleship in our parish community.
  • Next steps that are already underway.

Friday, September 22 – Sunday, September 24

Parish Retreat (Read more below.)

Monday, September 25

7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Incarnation Book Club meets to discuss Elizabeth Strout’s Abide with Me.

Homecoming Sunday, October 1

Join us for an especially festive Eucharist at 11:00 a.m. as we celebrate a new year of worship, formation, service and community, followed by a bagel brunch in the Assembly Hall. We’ll have a variety of bagels and spreads, fruit, coffee, orange juice and mimosas. Suggested contribution is $10 per person.

Parish Retreat, September 22-24

We are planning a fall retreat at the Incarnation Center in Ivoryton, Connecticut. Highlights include:

  • Indoor and outdoor recreation, including swimming, boating, hiking and sports.
  • Plenty of time for rest and relaxation.
  • Spiritual formation for adults.
  • Nature activities for children.
  • Worship in a spectacular outdoor chapel on the lake.

The retreat begins with dinner on Friday, September 22, and continues through lunch on Sunday, September 24. Cost of the retreat is $185 for adults and $85 for children ages 4-13, plus transportation costs. Contact the Rector for more information. Please note: the reservation list is full, and we are taking names for the wait list.

Birthday Card Program

The church has embarked on a new program on behalf of our parishioners. We are sending birthday cards as a another way of letting you know of your importance to our parish community. So far, we have collected over 80 birthdays. If you would like us to remember you on your special day, please email the month and date of your birth, as well as your address, to so that we might update our records.

Incarnation and Social Media

We are using social media to help spread the good news about Incarnation and all that we offer. Please be sure to “like” Church of the Incarnation Manhattan on Facebook and follow @IncarnationNY on Twitter. You can also download the Church of the Incarnation app.



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