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THE FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
July 14, 2019
Lectionary Readings  
FOUR SERVI CES


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

10 AM
[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
choral works of  Fauré, Lassus, and Poulenc.




 
  






THE SIXTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
July 21, 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] 
The Sacrifice of Isaac: Reading the Same Story Two Ways.
The sacrifice of Isaac (Genesis 22:1-19) is one of the most striking stories in all of Scripture and has inspired a great deal of theological and philosophical thinking. But what if we've been reading it all wrong? The Reverend Clayton Crawley, the Chief Church Relations Officer at the Church Pension Fund and Assisting Priest here at St. Bart's, delves into the account that has puzzled scholars for millennia.
   
  
11 AM 
CHORAL EUCHARIST 
[Church]  
St. Bartholomew's Choir offers choral works of
Gibbons, Stanford, and Walmisley.
   

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FEATURED ANNOUNCEMENTS
 

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.  Learn more. 
 
Listen to the sermon preached last Sunday by Bishop Wolfe, and learn more about The Episcopal Church response to reports of inhumane conditions for children and other asylum seekers in government custody. 
 

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


AND MORE  
 

On Sunday, July 21 at the 9 am service we will celebrate the ministry of Patrick Bergquist. Please join us as we congratulate Patrick on his new position and help us send him off with our prayers and good wishes.
 

A Choral Feast, Sunday, August 4 at 11 amMusic of Johann Sebastian Bach featuring hymns, organ repertoire, and his doble-choir motet Singet dem Herrn ein neues. See music videos from last Sunday's Choral Feast. 

Episcopal Diocesen Shield
Learn more about proposed legislation that raises concerns among anti-trafficking organizations at an event organized by the Diocese of New York on Tuesday, July 23 at 7 pm. 



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.
 

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.   
 
 
The LGBTQ+ Community's monthly brunch will take place
Sunday, July 28 following the 11 am Eucharist at Pescatore All are welcome; financial assistance is available. For more information, email Manny Rodri­guez.