The Gospel for Sunday, April 12, is John 20:19-31

When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” After he said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Then the disciples rejoiced when they saw the Lord. Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you.” When he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit. If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained.”

But Thomas (who was called the Twin), one of the twelve, was not with them when Jesus came. So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord.” But he said to them, “Unless I see the mark of the nails in his hands, and put my finger in the mark of the nails and my hand in his side, I will not believe.”

A week later his disciples were again in the house, and Thomas was with them. Although the doors were shut, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” Then he said to Thomas, “Put your finger here and see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it in my side. Do not doubt but believe.” Thomas answered him, “My Lord and my God!” Jesus said to him, “Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have come to believe.”

Now Jesus did many other signs in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book. But these are written so that you may come to believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that through believing you may have life in his name.


8:30 am Holy Eucharist

Homily: The

​Seminarian Assistant

10:00 am Adult Forum

Please join us in the Parish House for lively theological discussion Coffee and tea will be served

11:00 a.m. Choral Eucharist with Baptism

Sermon: The ​ ​Seminarian Assistant

Godly Play for Children ages 3-10.

Nursery Care for children aged 3 and under is available during and after the service.

5:00 pm Candlelight Communion

Meditation: The Seminarian Assistant



As we celebrate with the Akwuba/Fofanah families the baptism of Azike, we can reflect on another baptism:


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Monday, April 13

7:00 p.m. Men’s Group meets in the Parish House. Oliver Mechcatie will begin a discussion of “Religion and Play”. Following the discussion, cake and drinks will be served

to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Warren Johnson, the Rector’s father-in-law and men’s group member.

Tuesday, April 14

8:00 a.m. Morning Prayer in the Chapel of the Nativity. Please use the 35th Street entrance.

11:00 a.m. Memorial Service for Mimi McWilliam. A reception will follow the service.

Wednesday, April 15

12:15 p.m. Holy Eucharist

Friday, April 17

12:15 p.m. Holy Eucharist with prayers for healing


Friday, April 24

6:00 p.m. Women’s Group meets at the Parish House for a light supper followed by a visit to the Morgan Library.

Please contact the Rector at ousleyjd@churchoftheincarnation.org if you plan to attend.

Sunday, April 26

3:00 p.m. St. George’s Choral Society presents Honegger’s “King David”, with orchestra. WQXR host Terrance McKnight narrates.

Tickets at the door or at stgeorgeschoralsociety.org.

Tuesday, April 28

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

Thursday, April 30

7:00 p.m. 20’s and 30’s meet at the Parish House for an evening of brewing beer and playing pool.

Please contact Tagliaferromary@gmail.com for more information.

Sunday, May 3

This will be Austin McGehee’s last Sunday at Incarnation. He will preach at all three services and we will celebrate his ministry

with a reception following the 11:00 service.


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