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October 8, 2017

8, 9, 11 and 5

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

   10 am
for children and youth
[4th Floor]

10:05 am
"Confronting Despair - Together"  Dr. Kelly Murphy Mason of the Psychotherapy and Spirituality Institute will explore the current understanding of the role of despair in our lives and how communities of faith can support the world in despairing times. 
music of Darke and Gardner   

12:30 pm 
What is "liturgy" and why is it so important to Episcopalians? What does it mean to be a member of St. Bart's? Join our clergy for the second installment of this introductory course for adults. 



October 15, 2017

8, 9, 11 and 5

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

  10 am 
for children and youth 
[4th Floor]

10:05 am
The Rector's Forum
"St. Bart's, The Episcopal Church and the United Nations: Engaging with the Global Community" with Lynnaia Main, the Officer for Global Relations and Representative to the United Nations for the Episcopal Church.

11 am
Choral Eucharist 
with  music of Messiaen, Piccolo, Sleeth, and Vaughan Williams

12:30 pm 
What's our "take" on the Bible? What are the Episcopal Church's "hot-button" issues? How do Episcopalians handle differences? Join Matthew Moretz for the third installment of this introductory course for adults. 




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Take a look at these sweet photos from last Sunday's  annual Blessing of the Animals. In Kairos, children harvested herbs from our terrace as they considered the life and ministry of St. Francis. Watch a video clip of the stirring offertory here.

Watch Christina Brandt-Young speak about why she gives to St. Bart's and listen to the Rev. Mark S. Anschutz's forum on Christian Stewardship.  If you have not yet made your pledge for 2017, please fill out your pledge card in church or online.  

New to St. Bart's or the Episcopal Church? Thinking of joining? Looking at life and faith in new ways? Join our fall series of EXPLORE classes: Sunday, October 8, 15, and 22 from 12:30 to 2 pm in the Vestry Room.  

On Monday, October 9,  the church will be closed in observance of Columbus Day. Some programs in our athletic facilities will be in session.  Crossroads Community Ministry  will provide meals and services as scheduled.
The End of White Christian America? A Class Series with St. Bartian and popular professor Dr. Patrick Hornbeck, begins Monday, October 16. 
Stop by The Store @ St. Bart's  to pick up the book and register online.

In October 2018, we will celebrate the 100th anniversary  of the first service in our Park Avenue National Landmark building. Mary Krueger and Tim Collins have agreed to co-chair the effort to plan an extended celebration of this notable milestone and are seeking volunteers to join them. Learn more. 


The Church Club of New York invites you an Evening with the Bishop of Cuba, here at St. Bart's, on Wedn esday, October 18.   Bishop Wolfe will be the Master of Ceremonies.

St. Bart's is proud to host "Hear The Silent Cry" on Thursday, October 19 at 6:30 pm.  The event is sponsored by Episcopal Diocese of New York Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence Task Force. Learn more.

St. Bart's Players will present A Little Night MusicOctober 19 - 29. Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by Hugh Wheeler. The original production of this musical won six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Book and Best Score. 

St. Bartholomew's Boy and Girl Choristers are now leading music for most of our Wednesday 6 pm services. Their musical leadership greatly adds to our worship experience. Please plan to join us...and spread the word!
art by preschool students
St. Bart's Community Preschool 
is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year. For over 40 years, our preschool has provided a warm, nurturing first school experience.  

Do you love to sing? Have you had choral experience in high school or college and want to resume singing? Then, please consider joining St. Bart's Singers , our gifted volunteer choir.  

Watch this Amazing Time Lapse Video  of our magnificent dome restoration paired with music from Sunday September 17, Mozart's Agnus Dei from
Missa Brevis in B-Flat Major, K. 275.

On Monday, Bishop Wolfe released a statement in response to the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada urging us to "make our voices as powerful as our prayers."    

Dream Group:   As evenings grow darker, times for sleeping and dreaming grow too! Bring your newest dream to the group to shed light on its mysteries on  Wednesday, October 11 from 6:30-8:15 pm  in Welcome Center.  Please bring pen and pad.   

St. Bart's chapter will be hosting a special event on Black Lives Matter: Understanding the Movement, in lieu of its regular monthly meeting, on Wednesday October 25, from 5:30-7:30 pm, in room 33.  All are welcome.
The St. Bart's Community Club Alumni Group is being created to reach out to former members of the organization. Former Director Andrew Mullins and a Steering Committee of former members are planning an event scheduled for October 27. For more information, please contact

Sunday, October 29, 11 am
Welcome Sunday: Let us welcome you as a member
of St. Bart's officially and with festivity!
Wednesday, November 22, 6 pm
St. Bart's Thanksgiving Eve Service.
Sunday, December 3 
Advent begins. 5 pm Advent Lessons and Carols,  
festive reception following