Check out what's happening this Sunday

Whether you are living in New York, visiting for a weekend, or participating online from afar, we hope you will join us for a season of justice and joy this summer at St. Bart’s. The summer is alive with Pride Month festivities, an array of classes to engage your faith, opportunities for fellowship, and opportunities to renew your spirit through prayer and worship on Sundays and throughout the week.  Whoever you are, wherever you are on your journey, welcome!

Faith in Full Color Instagram Live Series

Saturdays in June at 11 am ET 

Join us on Instagram Live at 11 am ET Saturdays in June for conversations with LGBTQ+ leaders of faith. Special guests will include Myles Markham (June 4), Mikah Meyer (June 11), The Rev. Senator Kim Jackson (June 18), and The Rev. Brandan Robertson (June 25).

WATCH ON INSTAGRAM

Blessing of the Pride Flag  

Watch video of our annual Blessing of the Pride Flag held on Sunday, June 5. 

Visit out LGBTQ+ Resources Page

LGBTQ+ Community Film Series

Film professor and St. Bart’s parishioner Anthony Perrotto hosts a bimonthly series, sponsored by the LBGTQ+ Community at St. Bart’s, about films with LGBTQ+ themes. Join us on June 3, for The Rocky Horror Picture Show and on June 17 for Torch Song Trilogy. Free. A discussion will follow. Masks and vaccination required. Please enter at 109 East 50th Street. Room 33 of the Community House.

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW - CANCELLED

The screening for Friday, June 3, at 6:30 pm has been cancelled

In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon), stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker (Meat Loaf) and a creepy butler (Richard O'Brien). Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named "Rocky".

TORCH SONG TRILOGY

Friday, June 17, at 6:30 pm

Starring Anne Bancroft, Matthew Broderick, and Harvey Fierstein. A very personal story that is both funny and poignant, Torch Song Trilogy chronicles a New Yorker's search for love, respect and tradition.

Pride Sunday at St. Bart's

Sunday, June 26

Free parking available at the Doubletree Hotel Garage (136 E. 51st Street). Voucher required. (Pick up a voucher from St. Bart's Central or one of our ushers.) Livestream available here, on Facebook and YouTube.

June 26 - Pride Sunday at St. Bart’s

10 am - The Forum: Pride Edition
11 a.m. - Choral Eucharist with Guest Preacher Julie Rodgers, author of Outlove: A Queer Christian Survival Story
12:15 p.m. - Annual Pride Barbeque on the Great Terrace
NYC Pride March following the barbeque

Summer Classes (Online)

Summer Explore Class 

Wednesdays, June 8, 15, 22 from 6 - 7 pm

This three-week series for newcomers offers an introduction to The Episcopal Church and an orientation our community at St. Bart’s. The next Explore Class will be held on Wednesday nights, June 8, 15, and 22 on Zoom. 

Register Here

The Stories of St. Bart’s

Wednesdays, June 15 - August 3, 7 - 8 pm

Longtime members of St. Bart’s reflect on important moments in the life of our community. Each week will feature a different parishioner who has attended for 30 years or more. Recordings of the sessions will be placed in the parish archives so that future generations may learn and benefit from the stories that are told. All are welcome to attend, including those who moved away many years ago! We are eager to welcome former members back through the wonders of technology. 

Register Here

Theology and Television

Dates TBD

The much-loved series, which looks at how popular television shows explore religious issues, returns with discussions of Ted Lasso.  (Available on Apple TV). 

Fellowship

Outdoor gatherings for the simple pleasure of getting to know one another.  

20s/30s Thursday Happy Hours

Thursdays, June 2-September 1, 5 to 6:30 pm

Join Peter, Zack, and other members of our 20s/30s group for drinks at Inside Park on Thursdays throughout the summer. Though these gatherings are official events of the 20s/30s group, all are welcome to attend.

Summer Reception on the Terrace

Friday, June 17, at 6:30 pm

Please join the Reverend Peter Thompson and Vestry members Christian Burke, David Carson, Tim Hook, Mary Robin Jurkiewicz, Miriam Schneider and Robert Watson for a reception on Tuesday, June 14, from 6-8 pm, Room 33 and Terrace of the Community House at St. Bart's. Enter at 109 East 50th Street. RSVP here.

Upcoming Children, Youth, & Family Events


COVID-19 Safety Protocols

All persons over the age of 5 attending in-person, indoor events at St. Bart’s must show proof of vaccination, and eligible adults must show proof of vaccination and a booster shot. 

  • Masks are required indoors for all, at all times. 
  • Outdoor seating is available at the 11 am service on Sundays only. The outdoor congregation will view our live stream from the church, and receive Holy Communion in person from a priest. Proof of vaccination is not required for outdoor seating.
  • Please do not attend services in person if, at any time, you experience symptoms known to be associated with COVID-19.  For the safety of the wider community, we encourage all of our members to receive the vaccination.

We appreciate your patience and cooperation as we continue to prioritize the health and safety of our whole community.