Volume 56 | Week of March 18, 2019
This Week at Incarnate Word
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
~ Jimi Hendrix
Congregation Council Meeting
Please keep our Congregation Council members in your prayers as they meet at their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, March 18th at 7:00 pm.
Community Arts Academy Steering Committee
The Community Arts Academy Steering Committee meets on Tuesday, March 19th at 5:30 pm in the Conference Room. We give thanks to God for this wonderful after school outreach ministry.
Lenten Soup Supper
& Study
Wednesday, March 20th
Join us at  6 pm on Wednesday, March 20th  for a simple meal of soup and bread, then stick around afterwards as we continue our study of Parables from the Gospel of Luke. This week's study focuses on "Lost Things."
Join the Choir Fun!
Join us every Wednesday from 7:30 - 9:30 pm . No experience necessary. Plus, life without choir would B Flat.
Jordan Health Prayer Vigil
On Thursday, March 21st at 5 pm , members of the community are encouraged to join in a prayer vigil with the Jordan Health Workers as employment issues continue to be of paramount concern. The prayer vigil will take place at the Jordan Health Center at the corner of Holland Street and Hudson Avenue. See Margret Roberts, who serves on the Roc ACTS Jobs/Poverty Taskforce, with any questions.
Book Discussion Group
Join us on Saturday, March 23rd at 9:00 am in the church conference room as we continue to discuss the Lord’s Prayer. We will continue to use R. Albert Mahler Jr’s book, “The Prayer That turns the World
Upside Down”. We will start on page 47.
Music at Incarnate Word
On  Saturday, March 23rd at 7:00 p.m ., our own soprano section leader, Athene Mok, will team up with Warner Iversen (theorbo and baroque guitar) to present a concert of music by Barbara Strozzi, Francesca Caccini, and Henry Purcell.
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Looking Ahead
Sunday, March 24, 2019
3rd Sunday in Lent

Serving in Worship
Sunday, March 24, 2019

ELCA Presiding Bishop
Pastoral Message
Stewardship Cottage Meetings
We continue to offer Stewardship Gatherings on Thursday March 21, Monday, March 25, and Sunday, March 31st. Come for fellowship, food, and conversation about God’s plans for Incarnate Word. Contact Kelley Madden ( kmadden@rochester.rr.com ) or any member of the Stewardship Team to sign up.
Pastor's Ponderings

A Letter to the Muslim community in the wake of the mosque shootings in New Zealand