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THE THIRTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
September 8, 2019
Lectionary Readings



FOUR SERVI CES



8:45 AM - 12:15 PM 
Free Childcare
to Age Five
   
 

 
 
9 AM
EUCHARIST
[ Church]
St. Bart's Singers and the Choristers  lead our songs of praise and sing "God be in my head," by Barry Rose



10 AM
[Great Hall] 
Transforming Lives, Transforming the Church, Transforming the World:
The State of St. Bart's 2019. 

Bishop Dean Wolfe offers an overview of where St. Bart's  is and where it will be going in the fall of 2019 and spring of 2020.  How will  St. Bart's continue to transform lives, transform the Church, and transform  the world?




11 AM 
CHORAL EUCHARIST
[Church]  
St. Bartholomew's Choir offers A Choral Feast with music of Elgar and Palestrina.



      




THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
Bishop's Visitation
September 15, 2019
Lectionary Readings
FOUR SERVICES
8, 9, 11 am; 5 pm



8:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Childcare
to Age Five



9 AM
HOLY EUCHARIST
[ Church]
 St. Bart's Singers lead our songs of praise and sing "All that is good" by Carl-Bertil Agnestig.  



[Chapel & 4th Floor]
Elementary aged students will begin in the Children's Chapel and our youth, grades 6-12, will be in room 44 of the Community House.
 



10 AM
THE FORUM
[Great Hall]   
The Right Reverend Mary Glasspool, Bishop Assistant of New York: An open-ended conversation with one of our three bishops.

  
    
11 AM 
CHORAL EUCHARIST
WITH CONFIRMATION
RECEPTION AND REAFFIRMATION
[Church]  
 St. Bartholomew's Choir offers music of Campbell, Dupré, and Wright.  
  

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FEATURED ANNOUNCEMENTS
 

Celebration Sunday: Please join us as we kick off our fall season at St. Bart's on Sunday morning, September 8 with Blessing of the Backpacks, a Family Breakfast, special Forum with Bishop Wolfe and  more! 

Children, Youth and Family Ministries Breakfast: On Celebration Sunday, September 8 at 10 am, all families are invited for a Family Breakfast in Room 33. RSVP 

A Choral Feast, Sunday, September 8 at 11 am: featuring Palestrina's Missa Papae Marcelli, the most celebrated of his hundreds of sacred choral masterpieces.




NEW Fall Classes: We are excited to announce our complete list of classes and forums offered this fall. We welcome  all people, all questions, all doubts and all insights. Learn more and register
 

Remembering September 11, 2001: We pray for peace and remember those who lost their lives eighteen years ago at two services on Wednesday, September 11. Learn more.


Ordination to the Priesthood: On Saturday, September 14 at the Cathedral of St. John the DivineThe Reverend Brandon Ashcraft will be ordained to the priesthood.  Learn more.

AND MORE  
 

Bishop's Visitation: On
Sunday, September 15, the Right Reverend Mary D. Glasspool, Bishop Assistant for the Episcopal Diocese of New York, will visit St. Bart's for the Episcopal Visitation with Confirmation, Reception, and Reaffirmation.


We are delighted to announce that Clara Gerdes will join the St. Bart's music staff as Assistant Organist. Her first Sunday with us will be September 15. Learn more.
   
 

Episcopal Relief and Development is working closely with dioceses in the path of Hurricane Dorian. You can help provide affected communities with immediate and long-term support. Make a contribution here


Save the Date! Fare Share Friday, November 29Join the Crossroads Community for a joyful  event where New Yorkers from all walks of life are invited to share an elegant dinner, and glimpse a world where everybody has a place at the table


We are looking for a few good people to volunteer at St. Bart's Central and the Bookstore. A friendly, welcoming disposition, and some computer knowledge are required. If you have a few hours to spare, please contact Veronica Shea.
 

St. Bart's Players Auditions
for their upcoming production of The Drowsy Chaperone will be held Monday and Tuesday, September 9-10 at 7 pm in the St. Bart's Community House. Learn more.
 

If you are 70 and a half, you may use your required minimum distribution from your qualified retirement plan to fulfill your pledge or gift to St. Bart's, and possibly reduce your taxable income. Contact Meighan Corbett for more information.
 

Columbarium Niches are available for  purchase in our newly opened section of the Memorial Chapel. If you would like a tour or more information  about inurnment at St. Bart's, please contact Meighan Corbett. 
   
St. Bart's Community Preschool  is accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year. For over 40 years, our preschool has provided a warm, nurturing first school experience. Learn more.

COMMUNITY GROUP MEETINGS
 

The St. Bart's Peace Book Club will meet on Sunday, September 8 to discuss No Future without Forgiveness
 by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, copies of which are available for purchase at the Store @ St. Bart's.
 
 

End of Summer Party Under the Stars,
Tuesday, September 17, from  6 to 9 pm (The Great Terrace at St. Bart's) hosted by the Island Club of St. Bart's, a non-sectarian LGBTQ+ social organization. Free admission. Cash bar.

 
ST. BART'S CREATION CARE TASK FORCE ECO-TIP:
Recycling Part 2a: Did you know that 34% of NYC's waste can be recycled through the curbside recycling program? Let's start with clean paper/cardboard. According to grownyc.org/whats-your-waste, "Nearly one-fifth of NYC's waste is recyclable paper and cardboard!" However, coated paper such as candy wrappers or take out containers, soiled papers such as napkins, paper towels and tissues, and hardcover books are NOT acceptable by the Department of Sanitation. Do you want to know what else can go in the recycling bin? Stay tuned ... Check back here next week for another step you can take to heal the earth.
SAVE THE DATES
  Sunday, September 22  
St. Bartholomew's Day (Transferred) 
St. Bart's Fair at 10 am and 12:15 pm

Sunday, September 29 
Social Media Sunday 

Sunday, October 6
Blessing of the Animals at 9 am and 5 pm 
A Choral Feast at 11 am