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NOVEMBER 23, 2016      ·      325 PARK AVENUE AT 51ST STREET      ·      212-378-0222      ·      STBARTS.ORG 

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THE FIRST SUNDAY
OF ADVENT 
 
November 27, 2016

 
FOUR SERVICES 
8, 9, 11 and 5


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

 
11 am 
Choral Eucharist

 


  

   
THE SECOND SUNDAY
OF ADVENT

December 4, 2016
 
   
FOUR SERVICES 
8, 9, 11 and 5


8:45 am 12:15 pm
to Age Five
 

10 am
The Forum
"The Nativity Narratives" with
Larry Welborn
 

11 am
Choral Eucharist
with music of Ferguson, Palestrina and Trafka


5 pm 
Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols 
In the Church







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ST. BART'S
325 PARK AVENUE
AT 51ST STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10022

212-378-0222 
    


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TODAY


Thanksgiving Eve Eucharist: Today at 6 pm. Join us to give thanks and reflect in this service of worship and the Eucharist on Thanksgiving Eve. Note: St. Bart's will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

 

THIS WEEK

Fare Share Friday: Nov. 25, 4 and 7 pm in the Church. Feast with our soup kitchen regulars, volunteers and supporters of Crossroads. Share an amazing meal by Chef David Garcelon of The Waldorf Astoria and Chef Jacques Sorci of The Lotte New York Palace.


Holiday Shopping at the Store @ St. Bart's: Take a peek at some of the wonderful gifts on sale at our Store. Call orders in for pick up on Sunday: 212-378-0295.



Christmas flowers image by Tim Martin
Christmas offers a unique opportunity to memorialize a loved one or offer thanksgiving for a special blessing. By contributing to the Flower Fund you will help St. Bart's look its best during the season! To donate, please fill out the "Christmas Flowers" section.
 

THIS SUNDAY



Advent Begins on
Sunday, November 27. Click here for a complete schedule of the Advent and Christmas season at St. Bart's.



Our Stewardship Campaign for 2016 is underway and with just 8 weeks remaining to reach our full year Stewardship goal of $2.76 million, your gift is more important than ever. Click here to make your gift online.



AND MORE

Advent Lessons & Carols: Join us on Sunday, December 4 at 5 pm for the beautiful prophesies of the coming of Christ read, alternating with splendid Advent carols and anthems. Festive reception following.


The Starbridge Series Book Study: Nov. 6 - Dec. 18 (skips Nov. 27 and Dec 4), 12:30-2 pm. The Rev. Deacon John Wirenius leads us through a bit of Anglican history, theology, and the ever-present "human condition" as found in Susan Howatch's novel series. RSVP to Matthew Moretz
 
The Movie Group token and imagery
St. Bart's Movie Group: Join us on Wednesday November 30 at 6:30 pm for a lively film discussion. We'll meet in the Welcome Center. Suggested films include: Hacksaw Ridge, Loving, Moonlight and Peter and the Farm.


2 New Monthly Meditation Programs will begin in December and continue through March. Reiki on 1st Thursdays and Candlelit Yoga with Acoustic Music on 3rd Thursdays. Contact David Bryan for info and to RSVP (required).


Caroling on the steps
Midtown Carol Sing-Along: Join us on the steps of St. Bart's to sing favorite carols on Monday, December 12, 5:45 pm. We will provide the lyrics and hot chocolate, cider and cookies. All you need to bring are your joyous voices!
 
A Joyous Christmas Concert: Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 pm. Join St. Bartholomew's Choir, Boy and Girl Choristers and soloists in concert: Music of Willcocks, Chilcott, Sandström, and Perry as well as portions of Handel's Messiah. Tickets and information.



ADVENT AND CHRISTMASTIDE
DETAILS AND COMPLETE SCHEDULE ONLINE



December 4: 5 pm Advent Lessons and Carols
December 12:
5:45 pm Caroling on the Steps
December 13: 7:30 pm Joyous Christmas Concert
December 16: Adoration of the Magi concert with Jeff Morrissey

December 24: Christmas Eve
· 12 pm A Quiet Eucharist (Chapel)
   · 4 pm Christmas Pageant and Eucharist
    · 7 pm Festival Eucharist
     · 11 pm Festival Eucharist (with incense)

December 25: Christmas Day  (one service)
· 11am Choral Eucharist

December 26-27: Church closed
December 31: 11 pm Bill Trafka's Organ Concert
 
January 1, 2017: New Year's Day (one service)
     · 11 am Choral Eucharist