Volume 85 | Week of October 7, 2019
This Week at Incarnate Word
"But in Christ we speak as persons of sincerity, as persons sent from God and standing in his presence."

2 Corinthians 2:17
RAIHN Families
Have Arrived!
Thank you to all who are volunteering to host our RAIHN families this week! If you would like to find out more about how you may participate in this ministry of hospitality, please see our RAIHN Coordinator, Joanne Lembach, or contact the church office.
Photo Credit: Mattwittmeyer.com
Coffee Shop Office Hours
Wednesday, October 9th
Join Pastor Doug anytime between 1 0 am and 12 noon on Wednesday, October 9th at New City Cafe , 441 Parsells Ave. for coffee and conversation.
Service of
Holy Communion and Healing
Sunday, October 13, 2019
Join us on Sunday, October 13th at 9:30 am for a Service of Holy Communion and Healing.

As in year's past, you will have the opportunity to receive individual prayers for healing at the time of communion distribution. Thank you to Lisa Frauens and Arlene Gashlin, who will be serving as Healing Ministers that day.
Photo: Courtesy of skeeze from Pixabay.
Adult Forum
Incarnate Word Goes Solar
Join us on Sunday, October 13th at 11 am in the Jenny Lind Room as wGe learn about Incarnate Word's upcoming participation in a local solar farm. Click the button to find out more about how you might participate in this program. If you choose to sign up, you may use the promo code: IWLCsolar. For every member who joins, Incarnate Word will receive a $50 donation.
Looking Ahead
Sunday, October 13, 2019
Luke 17:11-19
Serving in Worship
Sunday, October 13th
2nd Sunday Vespers
Sunday, October 13th
Join us on Sunday, October 13th at 7 pm for our first 2nd Sunday Vespers Service of the season. Director of Music, Thatcher Lyman, will feature music of Bach, Bohm, and Widor for this service of praise and thanksgiving.
The Lutheran Church of the Incarnate Word
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27th Annual Rochester LGBTQ Film Festival
October 10th - 20th
This 11-day festival of movies, art exhibitions, and parties provides a great opportunity for Rochester's LGBTQ community and their allies to come together in conversation and friendship.
Reformation Octoberfest
Saturday, October 19th
Believing that a family that prays together should also  play  together, the Word in Action Team is putting together our first Annual Incarnate Word "R-Octoberfest" celebration on  Saturday, October 19th from 4 - 7 pm at Kings Bend Park in Pittsford . Please see the sign-up sheet in the southwest gathering space for more details.
Pastor's Ponderings
Living out the Gospel -
Tip #10
Stay tuned next week for Tip #9