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Sunday, May 5, 2019

THE THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER

The Gospel for The Third Sunday of Easter (Year C) is from Luke 24, wherein the risen Christ reveals himself to the disciples and actually eats before them a broiled fish and a honeycomb. Is he a ghost? Clearly not. Does he have a body? Yes, but one that is so much more than what we have.

What to make of this? These sermons by the Rector might help:

For John Updike (2009)
The Name and Power of Jesus (2006)
Physical Faith (2003)

Collect:

O God, whose blessed Son did manifest himself to his disciples in the breaking of bread: Open, we pray thee, the eyes of our faith, that we may behold him in all his redeeming work; through the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

8:00 am, Chantry Chapel
9:00 am, High Altar
Sermon by Fr Bennett.
9:00 am, Parish House
9:45 am – 10:30 am, 2nd Floor, Parish House
10:00 am – 10:45 am, 5th Floor, Parish House
At this theology class we will be welcoming our guest, Judith Douglas, MS, Executive Director of New York Service and Justice Collaborative (NYSJC).
10:00 am – 10:45 am
Confirmation classes for children and young people age 11+.
11:00 am, Parish House
11:00 am, High Altar
Sung by the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys. Sermon by The Very Rev’d Jonathan Greener.
12:00 pm
The 18-30s Ministry will tour the Episcopal Diocese of New York’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine.
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm, Saint Thomas Church (meet in Narthex, just inside the Fifth Avenue entrance)
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm, 2nd Floor, Parish House
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A springtime party for all families, with our annual egg hunt in the Parish House.
4:00 pm, High Altar
Sung by the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys. Sermon by Fr Turner.
5:15 pm, Saint Thomas Church
Assistant Organist from 1993-1995.