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Coming Up at Incarnation

Wednesday, September 19

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Spiritual Development Committee meets in the Parish House.

Thursday, September 20

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Christian Parenting Group meets in the Parish House.

Friday, September 21 – Sunday, September 23

Incarnation’s third annual Parish Retreat at Incarnation Center in Ivoryton, Connecticut. This weekend provides both spiritual uplift and country downtime.Click here for a detailed description and contact the Rector if interested. The retreat is full and there is a wait list.

Thursday, September 27

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Parent and Toddler Playgroup meets in the nursery.

Saturday, September 29

7:00 p.m. Incarnation parents and children head to Citi Field to watch the Mets v. the Marlins. All tickets have been claimed.

Sunday, September 30

12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Moravian Open Door Committee meets in the Parish House.

6:00 to 8:00 p.m. 20s/30s Group meets in the Parish House for Common Table Theology — a cooking demonstration, delicious meal, and spiritual discussion.

Tuesday, October 2

6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Women’s Group meets in the Parish House.The Associate Rector will lead a discussion about the First Amendment, separation of church and state, and the different ways our faith informs our political and civic engagement. Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, October 4

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Christian Parenting Group meets in the Parish House.

Sunday, October 7

10:00 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning Bible Study resumes. Join us in the Parish House for a look at the Gospel of Thomas, a non-canonical gospel composed of sayings attributed to Jesus.

12:00 p.m. Acolyte practice session and pizza lunch. Meet in the church after the organ postlude.

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.

Thursday, October 11

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Parent and Toddler Playgroup meets in the nursery.

Sunday, October 14

12:00 p.m. All are invited to a bagel brunch in the Assembly Hall to celebrate Homecoming Sunday. We’ll have a variety of bagels and spreads, fruit, coffee, orange juice, and mimosas. Suggested contribution is $10 for adults; $5 for children.

Sunday, October 21

6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Incarnation Youth Group meets in the Parish House.

Monday, October 22

7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Incarnation Book Club meets in the Parish House to discuss The Flight Attendant, a thriller by Chris Bohjalian. Refreshments will be served.

Sunday, October 28

11:00 a.m. Our principal service will be an Instructional Morning Prayer, which is a real-time worship teaching with commentary to shed light on the various elements of the service.

12:30 p.m. Vestry meeting in the Assembly Hall.

1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Senior Resource Day. Incarnation offers one-on-one tech assistance to help seniors in the parish and wider community navigate the Internet and email, video chat, social media, smartphones, and tablets (such as iPads). Physical Therapist Todd Edelson will join us at 1:00 p.m. to offer a seminar on dizziness, falls, balance, and distracted walking (mostly due to cell phone use). Refreshments will be served. To RSVP, register here or email info@churchoftheincarnation.org. To volunteer, please contact the Rev. Adrian Dannhauser.

GIFT Box

Join Incarnation’s Anti-Trafficking Group at the GIFT Box in Union Square October 8-20. The GIFT Box is an interactive walk-in sculpture that creatively raises awareness about human trafficking. On first glance it appears to be a wrapped present, but once inside the box, visitors are confronted with stories and statistics about human trafficking. Volunteers help guide individuals through the GIFT Box experience. Click here to learn more and register as a volunteer. Please note that all volunteers must undergo a training from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., on either September 26 or 27.

Living Stones: Building for Ministry

Construction on our church’s façade is well under way, after a stone fell and hit the sidewalk earlier this year. To help raise funds for this project, the Associate Rector is running the New York City Marathon on All Saints Sunday, November 4. Go to her fundly page to make a donation and learn about what motivates her to care for our church.

Front Office Volunteers

Volunteers are needed, both mornings and afternoons, in the church office to assist with answering the phone and door and basic office tasks. If you are interested and have the time to spare, please contact the Rector.

Save the Date — Christmas Fair, Saturday, December 1

Saturday, December 1ST is the date of the Incarnation Christmas Fair. Please plan to volunteer and donate saleable items now for early sorting and pricing. Please also consider special donations for our silent auction, such as nice wines, unique “antiques” and housewares, and gift certificates to local restaurants. Speak to Laurie Mygatt if you have questions.

Stewardship

We are very grateful for all the 2018 pledges received so far. If you haven’t yet made a commitment, please fill out the Commitment Card in the pews and either put it in the collection plate or mail it to the church, attention: The Rector. You may also submit your pledge online or by emailing the Rector at ousleyjd@churchoftheincarnation.org.

Birthday Card Program

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 nearly 100 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 info@churchoftheincarnation.org 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 and @churchoftheincarnationnyc on Instagram. You can also download the Church of the Incarnation app.



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