EMINDER June 6 – 13

The Gospel for this Sunday, June 7, is Mark 3:20-35

The crowd came together again, so that Jesus and his disciples could not even eat. When his family heard it, they went out to restrain him, for people were saying, “He has gone out of his mind.” And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem said, “He has Beelzebul, and by the ruler of the demons he casts out demons.” And he called them to him, and spoke to them in parables, “How can Satan cast out Satan? If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand. And if Satan has risen up against himself and is divided, he cannot stand, but his end has come. But no one can enter a strong man’s house and plunder his property without first tying up the strong man; then indeed the house can be plundered.

“Truly I tell you, people will be forgiven for their sins and whatever blasphemies they utter; but whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit can never have forgiveness, but is guilty of an eternal sin” — for they had said, “He has an unclean spirit.”

Then his mother and his brothers came; and standing outside, they sent to him and called him. A crowd was sitting around him; and they said to him, “Your mother and your brothers and sisters are outside, asking for you.” And he replied, “Who are my mother and my brothers?” And looking at those who sat around him, he said, “Here are my mother and my brothers! Whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother.”

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8:30 am Holy Eucharist

Homily: The Rector

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. Holy Eucharist

Sermon: The Rector

“Looking for the Spark”

Champagne and cake will be served in the Parish House following the 11:00 service

to celebrate the Spire Restoration Campaign


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 Rector



In anticipation of seeing the movie “Selma”



The Rector’s Latest Blog:



Sunday, June 7

5:00 p.m. The 20’s and 30’s will attend the Candlelight Communion Service and then

sample the beer which they brewed on April 30. The Rector says “Come Thirsty!”

Monday, June 8

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

Tuesday, June 9

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

Wednesday, June 10

12:15 p.m. Holy Eucharist

Friday, June 12

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

Saturday, June 13

7:00 p.m. St. George’s Choral Society free concert featuring Poulenc’s Gloria and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms


Tuesday, June 23

7:00 p.m. Members at the Women’s Group and the Men’s Group will hold a joint end-of-the-season festival supper. the theme of the evening is “Follow

the Missionary Travels of the apostles,” with food from the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries they visited. Paul, Peter, James, and others

began in the Holy Land and journeyed as far west as spain. so you have a lot of choices as to the food and drink for our Mediterranean Festival dinner.

Bring what you like, from salads to desserts, from Turkey to Spain. Just RSVP to info@churchoftheincarnation.org or 212 689-6350,

so we know who’s coming and what dish or dishes you’ll bring. All men and women of the parish are invited. We are looking forward

to seeing you at this special pilgrimage.

Sunday, June 28

Dutch treat lunch at a local restaurant following the 11:00 service and coffee hour. No reservations needed. All are welcome.

Tuesday, July 28

7:00 p.m.The Women’s Group will sponsor a showing of the film “Selma”. The film is open to everyone in the Parish.

August 10 – 14

9:30 – 12 noon Vacation Bible School. Please call the church office to enroll your child/children or to sign up to volunteer

to lead games, crafts, music and storytelling.


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