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INDEPENDENCE DAY (OBSERVED)
July 7, 2019
Lectionary Readings  
FOUR SERVICES


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

10 AM
[Great Hall] 
What use is the Bible?: Sacred Scripture in Changing Times.
Join Associate Rector for Formation & Liturgy Peter Thompson for a viewing of a talk by Yale Divinity School professor Joel Baden and an informal discussion about what it means to read the Bible in 2019.
 
 
11 AM 
CHORAL EUCHARIST 
[Church]  
St. Bartholomew's Choir offers choral works of Batten, Conte, and Loosemore.
 



   
 






THE FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
July 14, 2019
Lectionary Readings
FOUR SERVICES
8, 9, 11 am; 5 pm


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


10 AM
THE FORUM
[Great Hall] 
"Vanity of Vanities!" The Teacher proclaims. "All is vanity!" The fatalism and skepticism expressed in Ecclesiastes contrast markedly with the lofty optimism presented in other parts of the Bible. Associate Rector for Formation & Liturgy Peter Thompson introduces Ecclesiastes, a book long loved by literary legends. 
   
  
11 AM 
CHORAL EUCHARIST 
[Church]  
St. Bartholomew's Choir offers choral works of Fauré, Lassus, and Poulenc.
  


 
 

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FEATURED ANNOUNCEMENTS
 

A Choral Feast: This Sunday, July 7 at 11 am " A Celebration of Independence Day." This service will be taken from the 1662 Book of Common Prayer, in use during the American Revolution, with music of the period.  Learn more.  
 

Resurrecting Earth Follow-up Conversation:
Tuesday, July 9. Join other members of the St. Bart's community as we process everything we learned this spring, brainstorm ideas, and make plans for action. Learn more.   
 
 

Summer Book Study Holy Envy   by Barbara Brown Taylor , Wednesdays, July 10 - 31, from 7 pm-8:30 pm . Join us to discuss the recent book by one of progressive Christianity's foremost leaders.  
 
  

EXPLORE: Sundays, July 14-August 4, 12:45-2 pm. New to St. Bart's or the Episcopal Church? Or want a brief refresher of the basics of Christianity and Anglicanism? Join us for this popular class series for newcomers and old-timers alike.  Learn more. 
 


AND MORE  
 

Over the past several weeks, The Episcopal Church has responded to the reports of inhumane conditions for children and other asylum seekers in government custody in a number of ways. Learn more.
 

See Photos from Pride Sunday, June 30 and listen to the sermon preached by the Reverend Canon Jerry Anderson. You can also listen to forums and watch videos from Pride Month at St. Bart's. 

 

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.
 

Centering Prayer: Mondays, 6:30-7:30 pm  through August 26  in the Vestry Room. Join us in learning about and practicing the ancient contemplative practice of Centering Prayer. All are welcome. Enter at 109 East 50th Street.
 
 

Worship This Summer: We enjoyed worship with our moveable platforms at the Easter Vigil service (pictured), and we're bringing them out again for the summer. Come worship with us in this more intimate, communal setting through Labor Day.
 
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A Musical Theater Audition Master Class hosted by the St. Bart's Players will take place Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21 from 1 to 5 pm. Learn more.  
 
 
 

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

Summer Camp at St. Bart's offers something for everyone ages 2 to 10 . Swim every day for ages 3 to  10  in our full-sized pool with certified lifeguards and swim instructors from Imagine Swim.  Come for one week or for all! Learn more.   
 
St. Bart's Community Preschool  is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year. For over 40 years, our preschool has provided a warm, nurturing first school experience. Learn more.



COMMUNITY GROUPS MEETING THIS MONTH 


The St. Bart's Peace Book Club will meet on Sunday, July 14 in Room 44 at 12:30 pm. We will discuss Marianne Williamson's A Return to Love, copies of which are available for purchase at the Store @ St. Bart's.