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THE THIRD 
SUNDAY 
IN LENT
MARCH 19, 2017


FIVE SERVICES
8, 9, 11 and 5
Compline at 6


8:45 am - 12:15 pm
to Age Five

12:30 pm 










THE FOURTH
SUNDAY
IN LENT
MARCH 26, 2017


FIVE SERVICES
8, 9, 11 and 5
Compline at 6


8:45 am - 12:15 pm
to Age Five


10 am
The Forum  
  "The Journey Inward" Lent Forum series


10:45 am
Choral Prelude

Plano East Senior High School Choir, Plano, Texas


11 am
Choral Eucharist
with music of Bridge, Shephard, Stainer, and Williams

 

12:30 pm 



   
 


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ST. BART'S

325 PARK AVENUE
AT 51ST STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10022


212-378-0222 
    

 

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FEATURED ANNOUNCEMENTS





Lent Forum Series: Join us this Sunday in the Great Hall from 10:05-45 am for the third session of our Lenten Series, "The Journey Inward." The Right Reverend Dean Wolfe shares practices and disciplines of Fasting to equip you during this penitential season of Lent.





Adult Confirmation and Reaffirmation Class:  Sunday at 12:30 pm the Reverend Lynn Sanders shares the rich heritage of the Book of Common Prayer, our church's main worship text, and explores how the character of our worship helps define us as Episcopalian
 

Compline by Candlelight: Sundays in Lent at 6 pm. Join St. Bartholomew's Boy and Girl Choristers in singing the service of Compline by candlelight in the splendor of St. Bart's.

 
The Mosaic Society,
St.Bart's Planned Giving Society, is sponsoring a seminar on Gift planning, ThursdayMarch 23, Reception at 5:30 pm in Community House.  Email Manny Rodríguez to RSVP, or call 212-378-0230. 
 
Easter Flowers and Music:
Easter is a wonderful time for flower and music donations, either in Thanksgiving for or In Memory of a loved one. Donations received by April 2  will be listed in the Easter service bulletins. Donate online
 

AND MORE

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Please take a moment to make your pledge to St. Bart's for our 2017 Stewardship Campaign. Pledge cards are available in the back of the Church, you can declare your pledge online or by emailing Meighan Corbett.

    




See Photos from yesterday's storm. St. Bart's stays open no matter the weather. Thanks to our wonderful Facilities staff for beginning snow removal at 3am and keeping at it through the day.
 


Additional Greeters and Ushers are needed for our many services during Holy Week and on Easter. Help ensure that all who enter St. Bart's receive a warm welcome. No experience needed -- we'll train you! Questions? Email  Christian Burke  or call 718-432-8931.
   

Great Music presents Bach's "St. John" Passion: Featuring The Choir of New College, Oxford and The English Concert Players: March 28, 7:30 pm. Tickets at mmpaf.org.  



Great Music presents Arvo Pärt's Passio performed by the St. Bartholomew's Choir on Tuesday, April 4 at 7:30 pm. Tickets at mmpaf.org.
  
 
  
2017 Bach Tour: May 14 - 24.
Director of Music and Organist, William K. Trafka along with St. Bart's parishioner, William Fulton will lead a tour of the German cities and churches where J. S. Bach lived and worked as a church musician.



Looking for a Lenten Discipline?
Try any of our weekly meditation practices. All classes are free and open to the public.
Having reached capacity in our Memorial Chapel and Columbarium, we have embarked upon a project to construct 30 new niches. Only four are available at current pricing on a "first come, first served" basis. Please contact Novlette Stephenson, 212-378-0265. 


PROGRAM AND FELLOWSHIP GROUPS MEETING THIS MONTH

Grief Group: First meeting tonight Wednesday March 15 continuing through April 26 (skipping April 12). A support group for those actively grieving the loss of a loved one. Registration is required. Contact Betsy Scott at 212-223-3009.

St. Bart's Chapter will honor prominent local African Americans to salute Women's History Month on this Sunday, March 19, Room 33, from 12:30 to 2 pm.  Refreshments will be served. All are welcome.

 




St. Bart's 40s/50s Plus: Join us to escape March madness with a relaxing get together this Sunday, March 19. We will be gathering for brunch at the Press Box. If you plan to join us, please RSVP by Friday, March 17.


Dream Group: Come experience wisdom found in dreams. Can't remember yours? Join us, we'll show the way: Wednesday, March 22, 6:30- 8:15 pm. All are welcome. Group led by Annette Thies, MA, spiritual director and dream coach since 1997.





Mindful Eating will study Joel Salatin's The Marvelous Pigness of Pigs: Respecting and Caring for all God's Creations, Sundays throughout the Lenten season. Please contact Ann Mugavero for details.



SAVE THE DATES





Through April 2: Sundays in Lent
"The Journey Inward" Forum Series: 10 am in the Great Hall 
Adult Confirmation classes: 12:30 - 2 pm
Chorister Compline in the Church: 6 pm 

March 15 - April 26 (skipping April 12): Grief Group

March 28: Concert of "St. John's" Passion, BWV 245, 7:30 pm

April 4: Concert of Arvo Pärt "Passio," 7:30 pm

April 9: Palm Sunday -- Holy Week begins

April 16: Easter Day

May 6: Chorister Evensong, 4 pm

May 14: 9 am Youth Sunday, Acolyte Moving Up
(and Mother's Day!)


June 4: Pentecost

June 11: 11 am Confirmation/Reception/Reaffirmation
with the Right Reverend Allen K. Shin
,
Suffragan Bishop of New York