Eminder for the Week of March 1-7

TheGospel Text for this Sunday is Mark 8: 31-38

Then Jesus began to teach his disciples that the Son of Man must undergo great suffering, and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise again. He said all this quite openly. And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him. But turning and looking at his disciples, he rebuked Peter and said “Get behind me, Satan! For you are setting your mind not on divine things but on human things.”

He called the crowd with his disciples, and said to them, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake, and for the sake of the gospel, will save it. For what will it profit them to gain the whole world and forfeit their life? Indeed, what can they give in return for their life? Those who are ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of them the Son of Man will also be ashamed when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.”


8:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist

Homily: the Rector

11:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist

Se rmon: The Rector “Best of Both Worlds”

Adult Forum will take place at 10:00 a.m. in the Parish House.

Godly Play (Sunday School) for children ages 3-10 will take place during the service.

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

5:00 pm Candlelight Communion

Mediation: The Seminarian



Complete readings for both Sundays and weekdays may be found at www.lectionarypage.net



Monday, March 2

7:00-8:00 p.m. Discussion of “Faith and Emotions” in the Parish House, led by the Rector. Topic of this session: “Joy.”

(Postponed from January 26)

Tuesday, March 3

8:00 a.m. Morning Prayer in the Chapel of the Nativity. Please enter at 25 E. 35th St. Coffee and pastries will be served afterwards.

6:00 p.m. Camp Board Meeting

Wednesday, March 4

12:15 p.m. Holy Eucharist.

7:00-8:00 p.m. Final meeting of Incarnation Confirmation/Inquirers Class—open to all.

Friday, March 6

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

Sunday, March 8

Confirmation and Holy Eucharist at 11:00

Guest Preacher The Rt. Rev. Gerilyn Wolf

Retired Bishop of Rhode Island



Monday, March 9

7:00 p.m. Rector’s Forum on Faith and Emotions, Part II “Fear”

Monday, March 16

7:00 Men’s Group meets in the Parish House. The topic for discussion is “Do Christians need to apologize?”

Wednesday, March 18

7:00 Women’s Group meets in the Parish House for a discussion of plans for upcoming meetings and a presentation by the Sea Scouts who meet here at Incarnation under the direction of Uche Akwuba. A light supper will be served.


House Eucharists will be held on March 10, 17 and 24. Those who have signed up will be contacted with information regarding the date and time your group will meet.


Please remember to set your clocks ahead one hour on March 7 (March 8 at 2 a.m. officially).

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