News & Events
Coming Up at Incarnation
Thursday, November 26, and Friday, November, 27
Church and Parish House closed for Thanksgiving holidays.
Monday, November 30
6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Basket Night in the Parish House. Help assemble gift baskets for sale at the Christmas Fair.
Saturday, December 5
11:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m. Incarnation’s 73rd Annual Christmas Fair. Enjoy a silent auction, café in the historic 1870s Parlor, holiday baskets, handicrafts, jams and baked goods. Also featuring crafts for children and photos with Santa!
There are many ways to help with the Fair, including securing items for a silent auction, assembling baskets to sell, and volunteering to help with logistics. Contact Laurie Mygatt at firstname.lastname@example.org or Monica Caluso at email@example.com for more information or to volunteer.
Click here for a preview of silent auction items!
Sunday, December 6
A brief tour of Incarnation and its art will be offered by one of our volunteer tour guides after the 11:00 a.m. service. Please meet at the back of the church near the Chapel of the Resurrection.
12:30 p.m. Meeting of the Nominating Committee for the 2016 Vestry. The Nominating Committee will choose candidates at this meeting. Give your suggestions for Warden or Vestry to one member of the committee, and they will be considered by the entire committee. Members of the Nominating Committee are: Susan Adams, Uche Akwuba II, Robert Galloway, Christopher Stromee, Robert Torretti, John Ubieta, and Sandy von Benken.
Friday, December 11
6:30 p.m. All are invited to help “Green the Church” for Christmas. After we finish with the decorations, the Rector will host us for a holiday reception.
Sunday, December 13
5:00 p.m. Lessons and Carols: A joyful service of music and readings, featuring the Incarnation Choir, with strings, oboe and organ, and traditional carols sung by all. Followed by the Parish Christmas Party.
Tuesday, December 15
7:00 p.m. 20s/30s Christmas Caroling Party. 20s/30s are invited to warm up their vocal cords with some mulled wine or apple cider and then belt out some Christmas favorites. We’ll also get a jump on Operation Santa, Incarnation’s Christmas service project. It’s a party, hymn sing, and mission opportunity rolled into one! Hosted by Breandan Ward. Contact Adrian for more information or to RSVP.
Saturday, December 19
10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Rehearsal for the Christmas Pageant in the church. All children interested in being a part of the pageant should plan on attending. All are welcome; please let us know you are coming by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can plan for parts and costumes!
Sunday, December 20
11:00 a.m. Christmas Pageant featured in place of the sermon.
12:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Operation Santa takes place in the Parish House. Be Santa to someone in need. All are invited to purchase, wrap, and/or mail gifts. Children of any age can make Christmas cards. Read more about Operation Santa on our Outreach page, and sign up at email@example.com.
We are very grateful for all the 2016 pledges received so far. If you haven’t yet made a commitment, please fill out the pledge card in the pews, put in an envelope, and either put it in the collection plate or mail it to the church, attention: The Rector. You may also let the Rector know your pledge via his secure email.
Did you know you that thousands of companies match their employees’ charitable contributions? Incarnation may be eligible for your company’s matching gift program, which means your donations to Incarnation can go twice as far. Check with your company’s human resources department to find out.