Sunday & Weekday Worship Services

SUNDAY SERVICES

7:30 am:

Traditional Service (Church)

A quiet service of the proclamation of the Word of God and celebration of Holy Communion, with a sermon, but without music.

9 am & 11:15 am:

Traditional Service (Church)

This service of Holy Communion is grounded in ancient traditions of Christian worship, with a dynamic sermon, congregational hymns, and excellent choral music sung by the Incarnation Choir.

9 am & 11:15 am:

Uptown Contemporary Service (Ascension Chapel)

The Uptown service is a come as you are service that blends the ancient structure of worship (Scripture, Creed, Prayer, and Communion) with modern music and relevant preaching.

5 pm:

Choral Evensong & Holy Communion (Church)

Rooted in ancient patterns of monastic worship, Choral Evensong is a contemplative worship service, with readings from Scripture, chanted prayers, and sublime music from the rich Anglican choral repertoire sung by the Incarnation Choir. Candlelight and incense encourage quiet meditation in a sacred space. Evensong is followed by a short, spoken service of Holy Communion, without a sermon. (During the summer, Choral Evensong is on hiatus, but there continues a spoken service of Holy Communion, without a sermon.)

5:30 pm:

Uptown Contemporary Service (Ascension Chapel)

The 5:30 service offers a relevant message and meaningful worship experience for people of all ages. This candlelit service is a quaint, solemn way to end your weekend and start your week.

WEEKDAY SERVICES

(Memorial Chapel)

Monday—Friday, 8 am:

Morning Prayer & Holy Eucharist

This simple morning service includes the traditional Anglican practice of gathering each morning for prayers, as well as Holy Communion. Lasting approximately 35 minutes, the liturgy does not include a sermon or music.

Monday—Friday, 4:40 pm:

Evening Prayer

This 15-minute said service includes prayers and readings from the Scriptures without a homily or music and is led by specially trained lay members of the parish.

Wednesday, Noon:

Holy Eucharist & Healing Ministries

This weekly service of Holy Communion includes the ancient Christian practice of laying on hands and anointing those seeking healing as well as a brief homily. It last approximately 45 minutes and does not include music.

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ASH WEDNESDAY

Wednesday, March 1

Service with Imposition of Ashes

7 am Traditional (Church)
12 noon Traditional (Church)
6 pm Traditional (Church)
6 pm Uptown Contemporary (Ascension Chapel)

Ashes imposed on participants’ heads in the Ash Wednesday service signify mortality and penitence. The ashes are imposed with the words, “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return” (BCP, p. 265). Ashes are typically imposed by inscribing a cross on the forehead. The imposition of ashes has been practiced on Ash Wednesday since the ninth century.

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Imposition of Ashes

HOLY WEEK & EASTER

Holy Week

Sunday, April 9

Palm Sunday

Regular Sunday worship schedule


Monday to Friday, April 10-14

Morning & Evening Prayer

8 am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Memorial Chapel)
No Holy Communion on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday
4:40 pm Evening Prayer (Memorial Chapel)


Wednesday, April 12

Healing Service

12 noon Holy Communion with Healing Ministries (Memorial Chapel)


Monday to Wednesday, April 10-12

Sacrament of Reconciliation

5-5:45 pm Confession (Good Shepherd Altar in the Church)

The Paschal Triduum

Thursday, April 13

Maundy Thursday

12 noon Holy Communion (Memorial Chapel)
Said Service With Homily; No Stripping Of The Altar
6:30 pm Maundy Thursday Service History & Traditions (Education Building, Room 114)
7 pm Choral Holy Communion (Church) with Foot Washing & Stripping Of The Altar
7 pm Uptown Contemporary Service (Ascension Chapel) with Foot Washing & Stripping Of The Altar

The Vigil at the Altar of Repose begins as soon as the Blessed Sacrament is taken to Memorial Chapel near the conclusion of the Maundy Thursday liturgy, and continues until 8 am on Good Friday.


Friday, April 14

Good Friday

12 noon Solemn Liturgy of Good Friday (Church) with Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion from the Pre-sanctified Gifts
5:30 pm Good Friday Service History & Traditions (Education Building, Room 114)
6 pm Solemn Liturgy of Good Friday (Church) with Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion from the Pre-sanctified Gifts
6 pm Uptown Contemporary Good Friday Service (Ascension Chapel)
6 pm Children’s Good Friday Liturgy* (Education Building, Room 29)

*For children in Kindergarten-3rd grade. For more information and to RSVP, please visit incarnation.org/THECITY. (Children are to meet at 5:45 pm in Room 29.)


Saturday, April 15

Holy Saturday

7:30 pm Easter Vigil Service History & Traditions (Education Building, Room 114)
8 pm The Great Vigil of Easter (Church)

The Kindling of the New Fire; the Vigil of lessons that tell the story of redemption from Creation to Jesus Christ; the Sacrament of Baptism for adults; the first Easter celebration of Holy Communion. The people are invited to bring bells to ring after the Easter Acclamation and the return of “Alleluia!”

Easter

Sunday, April 16

Easter Day: The Sunday of the Resurrection

7 am  Holy Communion with Hymns (Church)
9 & 11:15 am  Traditional Service (Church)
9 & 11:15 am  Uptown Contemporary Service (Ascension Chapel)
No evening services or Sunday School on Easter Sunday

Advent & Christmas 2016

Join us for services on Christmas Eve & Christmas day.

In addition to worship services, see what we have planned for the holidays.
Special events, music, outreach, services and more.

Incarnation Christmas

Saturday, December 24

The Eve of the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Noon* Traditional Eucharist with choir (Church)
2 pm* Children & Family Eucharist (Church)
5 pm* Traditional Eucharist with the choir & brass (Church)
5 pm* Contemporary Eucharist with the Uptown Band (Ascension Chapel)
10:30 pm Solemn High Eucharist with choir & brass — with incense (Church)
* Nursery is available only at these services.


Sunday, December 25

The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ

11 am Traditional Eucharist with the choir (Church)


Sunday, January 1, 2017

The Holy Name of Our Lord Jesus Christ

7:30 am Traditional Eucharist without music (Church)

9 and 11:15 am Traditional Eucharist with the choir (Church)

9, 11:15 am, and 5:30 pm Contemporary Eucharist with the Uptown Band (Ascension Chapel)

*Note:
There is not an Evensong & Holy Communion afternoon service on Sunday, January 1.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

The Holy Name of Our Lord Jesus Christ

7:30 am Traditional Eucharist without music (Church)

9 and 11:15 am Traditional Eucharist with the choir (Church)

9, 11:15 am, and 5:30 pm Contemporary Eucharist with the Uptown Band (Ascension Chapel)

*Note:
There is not an Evensong & Holy Communion afternoon service on Sunday, January 1.