Church in the City

SEEK THE WELFARE OF THE CITY WHERE I HAVE SENT YOU INTO EXILE, AND PRAY TO THE LORD ON ITS BEHALF; FOR IN ITS WELFARE YOU WILL HAVE WELFARE.

Jeremiah 29:7

WHAT IS CHURCH IN THE CITY?

Incarnation will continue to become the great church God has called us to be when we follow even more closely the words of Jeremiah: We are to seek the welfare of the city in which we are planted.

These instructions were merely a continuation of one of the primary purposes God has always had for his people: God’s people are to not exist merely for themselves, but for the sake of others. God’s people—the Church—exist in large part for the sake of those who are not our members.

So throughout June: In Sunday morning sermons, in a special Adult Sunday School Class, through Vacation Bible School for our kids, at Theology Live on Monday nights, and through an art exhibit going up for the whole month, we’re going to be exploring why God has us in Dallas, and what it means for us to work for our city’s welfare.

WHAT IS THEOLOGY LIVE?

Theology Live is an annual event where hot theological topics are presented by guest speakers in the comfort of the beer garden.

The event begins with short discourse by the speaker on the scheduled topic, followed by a short break to replenish pints and bites. We then move to a round of Q&A, including a few short remarks and raffles for door prizes provided by The Ginger Man and other sponsors.

Thursday, June 1

Seeing Our City through New Eyes ART EXHIBIT

Preview Event: Members of Incarnation are invited to a preview reception on June 1 at 6 pm in the Rittenmeyer Gallery for the Art Exhibit titled: Seeing Our City through New Eyes.

June 5 – June 30

Art Exhibit Hours:
Sunday-Friday, 9 am to 3 pm. open until 7 pm on Thursdays. No fee.

Take a closer look at Dallas beyond what you see everyday as captured by three professional artists as well as students from North Dallas High School and Incarnation House.

Sunday, June 4

Sermon: Who is our Neighbor?

Adult Sunday School: Panel discussion with parishioners, Stuart Bush and Marva Brown of Roseland Homes at 10:20 am in Room 205, The Assembly.

Monday, June 5

THEOLOGY LIVE: Uptown: the untold story

With Pastor Shawn Torres of Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church

Ginger Man Pub on the back patio at 7 pm – Directions

Sunday, June 11

Sermon: Who’s Your Protégé?

Adult Sunday School: Video and discussion with ManUp mentor, Nino Torres and Teresa Keenan, Executive Director of Incarnation House at 10:20 am in Room 205, The Assembly.

Monday, June 12

THEOLOGY LIVE: Thriving Beyond a Food Desert

With Matthew Trogdon (AKA Trog), Urban Missionary Farmer of Bonton Farms and Regina Montoya, chair of the Mayor’s Task Force on poverty

Ginger Man Pub on the back patio at 7 pm- Directions

Sunday, June 18

Sermon: Family Name Unknown

Adult Sunday School: Discussion with Walter H. Nguyen, Executive Director and Founder of Mosaic Family Service, Episcopal Church Domestic Poverty Missioner at 10:20 am in Room 205, The Assembly.

Monday, June 19

THEOLOGY LIVE: All-American Refugee

With Rev. Dr. Samira Page of Gateway of Grace

Ginger Man Pub on the back patio at 7 pm- Directions

Sunday, June 25

Sermon: Church in the City: Educated in Truth

Adult Sunday School: Panel discussion with Micah Crissey, Head of School for Incarnation Academy, and Patty Rodriguez, North Dallas High School Principal at 10:20 am in Room 205, The Assembly.

Monday, June 26

THEOLOGY LIVE: DISD: #higherexpectations

With Council Members Adam McGough and Jennifer Staubach Gates

Ginger Man Pub on the back patio at 7 pm- Directions