News and Notes — March 2015
Lenten Adult Formation Series
Renown Old Testament Scholar, Dr. Christopher Seitz, will be teaching on the rationale behind the readings during Lent and why liturgists have paired specific Old Testament and New Testament lessons together. Dr. Seitz is a dynamic speaker and lecturer and he is certain to enhance your Lenten journey. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where: Garrett Parlor
When: Sundays, 9:35a.m.
“How to Speak Episcopalian”
Led by Dean Michell. This course is for those wanting to know more about St. Matthew's, the Episcopal Church, and the Anglican way of being a Christian; for those interested in being confirmed or received into the Episcopal Church; and for those wanting a “refresher course” in what it means to be an Episcopalian. This 12-week class will meet each Sunday until April 5. This week's topic: Where Do I Fit In? Questions? Please contact Dean Michell @ email@example.com Great Hall, Stage End, 9:35 a.m. on Sundays. Bring your coffee and questions.
New session of the Parenting Class at 9:30 in Room 204 in Garrett Hall. This class uses the ARK or Adults Relating to Children program for Christian Parents. The foundation of this program is unconditional love received by God and shared with each other. Topics for this session are, “Convening a Family Meeting, Setting Boundaries, Avoiding Over-Reaction, Instilling Responsibility, Focusing on Communication and Handling Sibling Fighting.” For more information contact Varita at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, March 1, Food Pantry — The intake for food offerings will be this Sunday (it's always on the first Sunday of the month). for a list of suggested items. Thank you for helping reach out to those in our neighborhood who are in need of help with groceries.
Moms Connect, Saturday, March 7, 3 p.m., is a ministry for mothers with young children. We begin with a Godly Play lesson for the moms and toddlers and then sitters will watch the children in the nursery while the moms have a snack and topical discussion in the Library. The nursery will be available for children five and under. For more information contact Keeley Chorn at email@example.com.
Seder Meal - Wednesday, March 18
Wednesday, March 18, 6 p.m. The Seder is a Jewish ritual feast that marks the beginning of the Jewish Holiday of Passover. Come experience part of our Jewish heritage as Christians as we share a Passover meal together. In the Great Hall.
New Sundermann Gallery Display
"Common Exposures" - Justus Sundermann Gallery - A photographic exhibit featuring Black and White Street Photography of Dallas from artist Richard Hill, a parishioner of Church of the Incarnation. Artist Reception, Thursday, February 26, 6-8 p.m.
Dallas Bach Society - Sunday, March 8
Sunday, March 8 at 4 p.m. — DallasBach Society FREE Family Concert, in the Cathedral. Tamara Meredith, baroque flute. For more information, visit http://www.cathedralartsdallas.org.
Workday on Bishop Garrett's Grave
Saturday, March 21, 2-3 p.m. — Please join members of the Vergers Guild on March 21 and visit Bishop Garrett’s grave for the spring cleanup. Weed eaters, push mowers and garden tools are all welcome! We will meet in the Cathedral horseshoe parking lot and leave together. If you plan to join us, the signup sheet is in the Great Hall or call Jim Hollifield at 214-673-5336.
Home Eucharist Services – Lent, 2015
The Home of Chris and Laura Hodge Thursday, March 12, 6:30 p.m.
Celebrant: Fr. David Miller
The Home of Steve and Margaret Sale Tuesday, March 24, 7 p.m.
Celebrant: Fr. George Luck
For more information or to register, please contact Rev. Stephen Setzer at firstname.lastname@example.org
Good for your Soul
My Song is Love Unknown by Samuel Crossman and John Ireland. The interplay of the flute and the oboe are exquisite. Go here. To read of the origin of this wonderful hymn go here. (Dean Michell)