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Coming Up at Incarnation

Click here for a flyer listing all of our Christmas services.

Operation Santa

During the season of Advent, parishioners are invited to select a letter written to “Santa” by a child in need and purchase gifts for that child. This year we are filling letters written by children living in a nearby homeless shelter. Pick up a letter at Coffee Hour or following the 5:00 p.m. service. Presents must be delivered to the Parish House in time for a gift wrapping party on Tuesday, December 17.

Saturday, December 14

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. Please let Meredith Huveneers know you are coming so that we can plan for parts and costumes.

Sunday, December 15

10:00 to 10:30 a.m. Bible Study in the Parish House. We continue our series on 2 Corinthians. Session 5: Clay Vessels.

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

12:00 p.m. All children are invited to make Christmas cards for Operation Santa, our annual Christmas service project. Meet in the Assembly Hall. We’ll have hot chocolate and special treats for Pageant participants!

5:00 p.m. Lessons and Carols. A joyful service of music and readings, featuring music for choir, orchestral instruments, and organ, with traditional carols sung by all.

Followed by the Parish Christmas Party in the Assembly Hall. The Christmas Fair silent auction will close at the end of the night. Peruse the auction items and place your bids on the first floor of the Parish House.

Tuesday, December 17

6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Gift wrapping party. All are invited to the Parish House to help wrap presents purchased for Operation Santa.

Thursday, December 19

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Christian Parenting Group meets in the Parish House.

6:30 to 8:00 p.m. The 20s/30s Group meets in the Parish House for “Help! How Do I Know God’s Will?” The Rev. Adrian Dannhauser will host in her apartment (on the 3rd floor) and the Rev. Rik Pike will lead the discussion. This is a dinner party! Get ready for roast chicken, mulled wine, and plenty of sides and Christmas goodies. The more the merrier, so please invite friends. RSVP to Adrian.

Sunday, December 22

10:00 to 10:30 a.m. Bible Study in the Parish House. We continue our series on 2 Corinthians. Session 6: Ministry of Reconciliation.

Tuesday, December 24—Christmas Eve

5:00 p.m. Family Eucharist. A brief, informal service with a children’s homily, simple Eucharistic prayer and favorite Christmas hymns.

9:30 p.m. Service of Preparatory Music, featuring music for organ and choir.

10:00 p.m. Festival Eucharist with traditional carols sung by all.

Wednesday, December 25—Christmas Day

11:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist with a soloist from the choir and visit to the crèche for children.

Thursday, December 26

Church and Parish House closed.

Sunday, December 29

10:00 to 10:30 a.m. Bible Study in the Parish House. We continue our series on 2 Corinthians. Session 7: Interpolation.

Tuesday, December 31, and Wednesday, January 1.

Church and Parish House closed for New Year’s Eve and Day.

Sunday, January 5

10:00 to 10:30 a.m. Bible Study in the Parish House. We complete our series on 2 Corinthians. Session 8: Fundraising.

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.

12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Annual Meeting of the Parish in the Assembly Hall. Parish leaders should submit one-paragraph annual reports to the Rev. Adrian Dannhauser before the meeting.

Tuesday, January 7

6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Reception for the Hospitality Committee in the Parish House.

Thursday, January 9

12:15 to 1:00 p.m. Contemplative Prayer and Healing Meditation service in the Chapel of the Nativity.

Saturday, January 11

8:30 to 12:30 p.m. The 20s/30s Group volunteers at the Xavier Mission Food Pantry in Chelsea. Contact the Rev. Adrian Dannhauser to volunteer.

Sunday, January 12

10:00 to 10:30 a.m. Bible Study in the Parish House. We begin a series on Wisdom Literature. Session 1: What is Wisdom Literature?

5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Come to the Parish House to celebrate the Rev. J. Douglas Ousley, Tenth Rector of the Church of the Incarnation. To RSVP, email office@churchoftheincarnation.org by Monday, January 6.  You can make a special donation to help cover costs of the reception by clicking here or by check made payable to Church of the Incarnation with “Rector’s Retirement Reception” in the memo line.

Tuesday, January 14

7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Joint meeting of the Men’s and Women’s Groups in the Parish House. The Rev. Adrian Dannhauser and the Rev. Rik Pike will lead a discussion about “spiritual autobiographies,” sharing from their own faith stories and offering some tools for participants to do the same. All are welcome. Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, January 16

12:15 to 1:00 p.m. Contemplative Prayer and Healing Meditation service in the Chapel of the Nativity.

Sunday, January 19

10:00 to 10:30 a.m. Bible Study in the Parish House. We continue our series on Wisdom Literature. Session 2: Proverbial Wisdom.

Monday, January 20

Church and Parish House closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Thursday, January 23

12:15 to 1:00 p.m. Contemplative Prayer and Healing Meditation service in the Chapel of the Nativity.

Sunday, January 26

10:00 to 10:30 a.m. Bible Study in the Parish House. We continue our series on Wisdom Literature. Session 3: Wisdom and Creation.

12:30 p.m. Vestry meets in the Assembly Hall.

6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Youth Group meets in the Parish House. Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, January 30

12:15 to 1:00 p.m. Contemplative Prayer and Healing Meditation service in the Chapel of the Nativity.

Friday, January 31

6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Family Friday in the Parish House. Parents and children of all ages are invited for a pizza dinner, family-friendly service project, and bingo night. Suggested donation of $10 per family.

Contemplative Prayer and Healing Meditation

Join us for a special spiritual offering on Thursdays from 12:15 to 1:00 p.m. throughout the season of Epiphany. (The season of Epiphany runs from January 6 through February 25.)  Beginning Thursday, January 9, Incarnation will host this meditative service led by Maureen Dodd in the Chapel of the Nativity.  Each session includes 25 minutes of contemplative prayer combined with faith-based reflection and light hands-on energy healing. Contact the Rev. Adrian Dannhauser for more information.

Birthday Card Program

We are sending birthday cards as a another way of letting you know of your importance to our parish community. So far, we have collected over 100 birthdays. If you would like us to remember you on your special day, please email the month and date of your birth, as well as your address, to info@churchoftheincarnation.org so that we might update our records.

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 and @churchoftheincarnationnyc on Instagram. You can also download the Church of the Incarnation app.



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