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Coming Up at Incarnation


Sunday, December 4

10:00 to 1o:30 a.m. The second in a four-part series, “The Stillness We Seek.” During the season of Advent, Adult Forum will use selected reflections from various theologians to explore the dimensions of living in the moment and being present to God and one another amidst the daily bustle and constant chatter all around us.

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.

Monday, December 5

7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Men’s Group meets in the Parish House. The Rector will speak about the current Pope and inter-church relations, based on his recent visit to Rome. Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, December 6

4:30 to 6:00 p.m. Incarnation Investment Committee meets in the Parish Dining Room.

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. Hosted by Breandan Ward. RSVP to Adrian for exact location.

Thursday, December 8

5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Help pre-sort letters for Operation Santa. During the Christmas season, the post office collects letters written to “Santa” by children and families in need and makes them available for answering. Each year, we have a selection of letters to choose from in the Parish House. We pre-sort the letters and select those that ask for necessities, such as winter coats, shoes and smaller gifts.

Let the Rev. Adrian Dannhauser know if you can join her at the Farley Post Office (421 8th Ave. at 31st St.) to pre-sort letters, which will be made available to parishioners on December 11.

Sunday, December 11

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.

Don’t forget to take an Operation Santa letter at Coffee Hour or the Parish Christmas Party. You are welcome to let the church wrap, pack, and ship the presents you purchase. Just bring them by the Parish House in time for our wrapping and packing party on Monday, December 19.

Tuesday, December 13

7:00 p.m. Women’s Group outing to see Martin Luther on Trial, a divine comedy that wrestles with matters of God and conscience, at The Pearl Theatre (555 W. 42nd St. at 11th Ave.). We have a limited number of tickets for $50.50 each. Please let the Rev. Adrian Dannhauser know if you would like one.

Friday, December 16

6:00 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.

Saturday, December 17

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 so that we can plan for parts and costumes.

Sunday, December 18

11:00 a.m. Christmas Pageant featured in place of the sermon.

12:30 p.m. Meeting of the Nominating Committee for the 2017 Vestry. The Committee will choose candidates at this meeting. Give your suggestions for Vestry to one member of the committee, and they will be considered by the entire committee. Members of the Nominating Committee are Jacquelyn Carson, John Chadwick, Sandy von Benken, Susan Adams, Uche Akwuba, Robert Torretti and John Ubieta.

Monday, December 19

6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Operation Santa wrapping and packing party. All are invited to help wrap and pack presents purchased for Operation Santa. Packages will be shipped from the Farley Post Office the next day.

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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