Volume 151 | Week of January 11, 2021
This Week at Incarnate Word
"Courage faces fear and thereby masters it. Cowardice represses fear and is thereby mastered by it."

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Due to continued health and safety concerns, there will be no "in-person" gatherings until further notice.



Click Here for our most recent online Sunday morning worship service.



We will continue to provide updates as more information is made available. Click below to find out more from the NYS Department of Health including Test Site information.
Word in Action
Monday, January 11th
The Word in Action team will meet on Monday, January 11th at 7 pm by Zoom, to continue its efforts of shepherding our outreach ministries. See Joanne Lembach if you'd like more information about what this ministry team is all about.
Choir Fellowship
Wednesday, January 13th
Though currently unable to meet in person, folks from the choir continue to meet by Zoom every Wednesday at 5:30 pm to share in mutual love and fellowship. You never know what mystery guest will show up at these gatherings.

Racism in Rochester Conversation
Wednesday, January 13th
Our final Wednesday evening conversation around the issues of racism in America and specifically how the sin of racism manifested itself here in Rochester through the practice of "Redlining." continues from 7-8 pm. We will be meeting by Zoom with anti-racism activist Shane Wiegand.
Meeting ID: 898-4721-8429
Passcode: 937074

Or you may call in by phone: 1 (929) 205-6099
IW Building Team
Thursday, January 14th
Our Incarnate Word "Ad Hoc Building Team" will be getting together by Zoom on Thursday, January 14th at 1:30 pm to continue discerning and discussing the need for capital building projects in the months and years to come.

Thank you to those who are helping lead us in these conversations: Jim & Jane Haefner, Glen Suckling, Brian Roulin, Linda Northrup, Linda Clark, Ray Elliott and Thatcher Lyman.
Looking Ahead
January 17, 2021
Second Sunday after the Epiphany

1 Corinthians 6:12-20
Zoom Communion
Sunday, January 17th
Second Sunday after the Epiphany
Join us on Sunday, January 17th at 10:30 am from the safety of your home for a Service of Holy Communion by Zoom. All are invited to provide your own bread and wine for this brief worship service.

Zoom Fellowship will directly follow the service.


Meeting ID: 886-6109-5651
Passcode: Communion


Or you may call in by phone: 1 (929) 205-6099

Dominican Republic Healthcare
Chocolate and Coffee Sale
Dreary, gray Rochester skies have you down? Fight the blues with a delicious cup of your favorite brew or the taste of rich chocolate! 
 
Delicious and fair-traded coffee and chocolate from Coffee Connection and Equal Exchange are available for order, raising funds in support of Joanne Petersen’s Dominican Healthcare Ministry.
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Orders taken any time. Deliveries have resumed!


Pastor's Ponderings
Swords and Plowshares...