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We Worship

February 17, 2018

The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

Traditional Mass 8:00am
Cathedral for Kids 9:15am
Choral Mass 11:15am

Christ Church Garden City

Rite II Mass 10:00am

Weekly Services

Morning Prayer

Tuesday through Friday, 8:45am to 9:00am

Daily Mass

Tuesday through Friday 12:15pm to 12:45pm (Wednesday includes Anointing for Healing)

The office and cathedral will be closed on Monday, February 18, for President's Day. There will be no services.

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Choral Evensong for the Last Sunday after the Epiphany

Sunday, March 3rd at 4:00pm

This Evensong, celebrating the Transfiguration of the Lord, will feature the Cathedral Choir and will include the anthem Transfiguration by Craig Phillips.

We Connect

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Garden City Interfaith Gathering

Sunday, February 24th at 4pm

The Garden City Clergy Fellowship and other leaders of our community invite you to join us for an important conversation and fellowship at Mercer School of Theology featuring a screening of the film "The Hate U Give." This PG-13* rated movie, based on the #1 New York Times Bestseller by Angie Thomas, tackles racism and the Black Lives Matter movement.

Please RSVP to Rabbi Linda Goodman at ishahtovah@gmail.com with the subject line "The Hate U Give."

*Previous announcements incorrectly listed this movie as rated PG.

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Coffee, Cake, and Connection

Wednesday, February 27th at 7:30pm

Are you new to the cathedral? Or perhaps you have been coming for a while, but would like to feel more connected. We would like to get to know you! Join us for a small gathering at See House for conversation over light treats and coffee. This gathering is limited to 20 people, so register early! Visit https://tinyurl.com/CCCFeb27

We Grow

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This Week at Fellowship in Faith

Sunday, February 17th, 10am to 11am

Coffee, Bagels, and More

Location: Mercer Cafeteria & Hall

Enjoy coffee from Irving Farm and bagels from Bagel Craft of West Hempstead on your way to one of our Fellowship in Faith classes! Snacks and juice are available for children.

Dean's Forum

Location: Mercer Library

Using C.S. Lewis's classic book The Screwtape Letters, Charlie Janoff continues an exploration of evolving views of hell and the devil, and how those views affected secular culture and spiritual lives.

Children's Classes

Location: Mercer Classrooms

Cathedral Kids continue in the Way of Love this week. Presiding Bishop Curry has called us all into this intentional way of following Jesus through his teachings of love. Children will be exploring the Way of Love through art, stories, games, and acting over the next few weeks.

Nursery (Ages 2-4)

Jesus Calls His Disciples

Arts & Crafts (2nd-5th grade)

Creating Illuminations: "Love is patient, love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. it does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but rejoices in the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things." -1 Corinthians 13:4-7

Storytelling (Kindergarten-1st grade)

Godly Play: The Parable of the Good Samaritan

Cathedral Youth

Cathedral Youth will not be meeting today, but there are lots of events coming up! See posting below.

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Cathedral Youth: Important February Events!

Bowling with the Bishop is Saturday, February 23, 1pm to 3pm at AMF Sheridan Lanes. The cost is $15/person which includes bowling, shoes, pizza, and soda. Please RSVP by Monday Feb. 18th to Kate, kakerman@incarnationgc.org

Confirmation Meeting for youth and parents is Sunday, February 24th at 3pm in the Mercer School of Theology.

Garden City Interfaith Movie Screening on Sunday, February 24 at 4pm (see details in announcements above). There will be a guided conversation for youth and young adults following the screening of The Hate U Give.

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Catechumenate (Episcopal 101)

Sundays, March 3rd to April 7th, 2019 at 10am

A catechumen is a person receiving instruction in preparation for becoming a member of the church. In this class, you will learn the basics of Christian doctrine, practice, and living a Christian life. Father Delaney will lead the group in prayer, instruction, and conversation. This class is appropriate both for adults and young adults preparing to be received or confirmed in the Episcopal Church at the Easter Vigil, as well as for those who would simply like a refresher course. Sign up with Father Delaney by emailing him at mdelaney@incarnationgc.org or sign up on Realm.

We Serve

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Prom Dresses for Those in Need

Tuesday, February 19 to Saturday, March 3

Each year, the Long Island Volunteer Center in conjunction with Nassau Community College's Fashion & Marketing Department, coordinates and collects new and gently-used prom dresses, bridesmaid dresses and accessories to assist thousands of young Long Island women in need to attend their prom, awards ceremonies, or graduation.

This year, the cathedral will be a collection site. We need donations and also volunteers to help sort the donations on the afternoon of March 3. Please contact Shirley White in the cathedral office with questions: (516) 746-2955 or cathedral@incarnationgc.org. The collection will be located behind the Welcome Table inside the cathedral.

We Pray

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You can submit prayer requests online at www.incarnationgc.org/prayers.

Our prayer lists are printed in each Sunday bulletin and also appear in our weekly e-news. Only the first name of the person prayed for will appear on our lists, and all names will be removed after 90 days. You are welcome to resubmit names as often as you would like.

Prayer List:

The Church: Michael the Presiding Bishop, Lawrence our Bishop, Geralyn our Assistant Bishop; Daniel our Assisting Bishop; Michael, our Dean; Michael our Canon Pastor, Morgan, our Minor Canon for Family Ministries, Andrew our Canon Steward, Denise our Deacon; Larry, Colin, Charlie, Rafael, Kris, Kate, James, and Shirley.

The Nation: Donald, our President; Andrew, our Governor; Brian, the Mayor of Garden City and the members of our Armed Forces, especially Brian Thorpe, James Rivera, Charlie Whittaker, Jason Whittaker, Deepak Williams, Raymond Minihan, Jason Clark, Liam Begley, Adam Sanchez, Jonathan Hart and their families.

In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer we pray for the Diocese of Maridi (South Sudan), and in the Diocesan Cycle of Prayer we pray for St. Ann and the Holy Trinity, Brooklyn.

For those who have asked for our prayers:
Tony, Flor, Marisol, Pat, Lawrence, Karen, Headley, Mary F., Niyjah, Natasha, Nesha, Lauren, London, Tristan, Gianna, Eladio, Wayne, Whitney, Elan, Linda, Alex, Brendan, Ronald, Marina, Enilda, Bobby, Joe, Nicole, Wanda, Linda, Joan, Elizabeth, Mark P., Shushanna, Thomas, Sophia, Richard B., Linda M., Sarah, Gabriel and Family, Jayden, Alice, Ron, Ede, Corinne, Nora, Jaisy, Virginia E., Michael P., Gil, Maribel, Fred, Mely, Mike, Danielle, Kerry B., Donald, Damianus, Aditya, Christie, Mary, Chuck, Barbara, Luz, Jayden, Camilla, Jeff, Nancy, Jean, Betty, Debbie, Jessica, Catherine, Kerry M., Casey, Rosanne, Alice, Anthony A., Mike C., Robyn, and Arielle.

For those who have died, and for those grieving the death of a loved one, that they may find comfort and peace.

Sacramental Bread and Wine for the month of February is given by Dr. Silvia Sherwood, Mr. LeeRoy Sherwood, and Dr. Caroline Preval in loving memory of their beloved mother Dr. Ana Preval and cousin Luis Gongora.

High Altar Flowers are given by Joan Xavier in thanksgiving for all my blessings.

We wish a blessed and happy birthday this week to Victoria Aufiero who will celebrate a birthday this week.