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Upcoming Events

October 3, 2023
October 4, 2023
  • Holy Eucharist

    October 4, 2023  12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

    All are welcome to gather in the church for this Rite I service of Holy Eucharist, which includes a brief homily. Click here to view an important safety document.   

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October 5, 2023
  • Candlelight Communion with Blessing of the Animals (pets welcome in worship!)

    October 5, 2023  6:15 pm - 7:00 pm

    Candlelight Communion is a service of Holy Eucharist that incorporates chant and silence as well as elements of contemporary worship. This service is informal and contemplative, with music led by a Cantor and a brief reflection by one of the clergy.

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October 6, 2023
  • Funeral for Edward Curtin

    October 6, 2023  11:00 am - 11:45 am

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October 8, 2023
  • Holy Eucharist

    October 8, 2023  8:30 am - 9:00 am

    All are welcome to gather in the church for this service of Holy Eucharist, which includes a brief homily and organ music (there is no singing). The service follows “Rite I” in the Book of Common Prayer, which means the prayers are written in traditional language, and tends to conclude by 9:00 am.   

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  • Bible Study

    October 8, 2023  10:00 am - 10:30 am

    Bible Study is held in the Parish House and also on Zoom. We generally follow the Yale Bible Study program, which offers course materials on select books of the Bible, deepened by insights from Yale Divinity School professors.

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  • Principal Service

    October 8, 2023  11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Our principal service of Holy Eucharist or Morning Prayer with Choir and Organ is held in person and streamed from the church. Join us online by clicking here. 

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  • Sunday School for Children

    October 8, 2023  11:15 am - 11:45 am

    During the 11:00 a.m. service, children (pre-K to 4th grade) depart for Sunday School in the Parish House and then return to rejoin their parents in worship. Sunday School is based on the Godly Play curriculum. Learn more about Family Ministries at Incarnation, including offerings for older children, here.

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  • "Our Parish" class

    October 8, 2023  12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Aimed primarily at helping newcomers and new members integrate into the parish, this three-part class is open to everyone who would like to know more about what our church believes and does. We’ll gather on three consecutive Sundays — September 24, October 1 and October 8 — from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. We hope you can join us! Contact the Rev. Dr. Nathaniel Jung-Chul Lee for more information.

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  • Compline (Zoom)

    October 8, 2023  9:00 pm - 9:15 pm

    Joinus for this 15-minute service of prayers and music and before bedtime. Click here for a PDFversion of Compline.  

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Our Community

The Church of the Incarnation is a diverse Episcopal parish located in the heart of Manhattan near the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, and the Morgan Library.

Our congregation reflects the revived Murray Hill neighborhood that is increasingly popular with young professionals. At the same time, members commute to church from every part of Manhattan, as well as from the other boroughs, Westchester, Dutchess and Fairfield counties, and urban and rural areas of New Jersey.

Worship in traditional and contemporary forms, intellectual exploration and practical application of Christian principles characterize our parish.

Office hours are 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.

Open church hours are 8:00 am to 1:00 pm on Sunday, 11:30 am to 2:00 pm on Wednesday, and 5:30 to 7:30 pm on Thursday.

Our Mission

The Church of the Incarnation, grounded in living faith and inspired by the beauty of our landmark building, seeks to engage the community through vibrant and varied worship, loving and practical service to others, and intellectual exploration, with a warm and open Christian welcome in the heart of New York City.

“We love this parish. To us, Incarnation feels like an oasis of calm, beauty, faith and warmth with God all around. The Church of the Incarnation is simply a well run, well organized, and well functioning place. On a deeper level, Incarnation is a church that challenges us to be better Christians.” – Jan