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September 20, 2020: THE SIXTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
The livestream will appear here on Sunday morning.
Worship begins at 11 am, organ prelude at 10:55 am.

To add a name to the prayer list, you may send an email to or contact any of the clergy. 

 Join us for Virtual Gatherings After Church:

See our weekly e-news with information on online classes and gatherings this week.

THE FORUM at 10 AM: 

 @BlackLiturgies: Black Voices, Worship and Prayer 

Cole Arthur Riley, the creator of the Instagram account @blackliturgies, shares some of her beautiful prayers and speaks to the importance of amplifying Black voices in the liturgical life of the Church. https://www.instagram.com/blackliturgies/ Please email your questions for our speaker to the Reverend Peter Thompson at or post in the comments during the livestream.

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September 13, 2020: THE FIFTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

The Forum:

Who Is My Neighbor During a Pandemic? Part 2: Vaccines and Public Health

After an initial overview of COVID-19 in June, Dr. Jamie Ferrara and Dr. Jim Marion return to discuss progress being made towards a vaccine. Dr. Ferrara and Dr. Marion suggest reviewing this article in Foreign Policy for background on the topic. The Forum will be streamed on our website, Facebook Live and YouTube. Please email questions or comments for our speakers to or post in the comments during the livestream.
 

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September 6, 2020: THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

The Forum

Not of Charity, but Justice: Labor Rights and the Common Good

On Labor Day weekend, the Reverend John Wirenius, Deacon of St. Bart's and the Chair of the New York State Public Employment Relations Board, discusses the importance of securing labor rights as part of our effort to build a just society. Read a 2011 article by John in The Journal of Catholic Legal Studies: https://scholarship.law.stjohns.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1148&context=jcls


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August 30, 2020: THE THIRTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

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Women's Suffrage: 100 Years Later

As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of 19th amendment, Lee Ann Banaszak, Professor of Political Science and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the Pennsylvania State University, reflects on the past, present, and future of the women’s rights movement.

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August 23, 2020: THE TWELFTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

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Tolle Lege (Take Up and Read!): Reading as Revelation

Lauren Smith, a PhD student in Religious Studies at Brown University, examines the close connections between the experience of reading great literature and the experience of conversion.



August 16, 2020: THE ELEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

The Forum

Robert P. Jones (CEO and founder of the Public Religion Research Institute), reflects on his new book, White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity, which outlines the long and unfortunate connection between white supremacy and Christianity in America.



August 9, 2020: THE TENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 



August 2, 2020: THE NINTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST


 



JULY 26, 2020: THE EIGHTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST



JULY 19, 2020: THE SEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

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 The Forum at 10 am



JULY 12, 2020: THE SIXTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

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The Forum



JULY 5, 2020: THE FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

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JUNE 28, 2020: THE FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

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The Forum at 10 am

Playwright Matthew Lopez talks about his award-winning Broadway play and how the struggles of the AIDS crisis remain relevant today. 
The Forum live stream will appear here on Sunday morning and stream live on our Facebook Page and YouTube Channel 



JUNE 21, 2020: THE THIRD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

Tips for Online Worship

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10 am The Forum
As we celebrate another Pride month, the Reverend Justin Crisp draws on queer voices and classic Christian theology to offer a new vision of the nature of sex itself. Crisp is Associate Rector and Theologian-in-Residence at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in New Canaan, Connecticut and a PhD student at Yale University.

Please email questions for our Forum speaker to the Reverend Peter Thompson.  You may also post questions in the comments section during the YouTube and Facebook livestreams. 



JUNE 14, 2020: THE SECOND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
The livestream will appear here on Sunday morning  
Worship begins at 11 am, organ prelude at 10:55 am

To add a name to the prayer list, you may send an email to or contact any of the clergy.

10 am The Forum
As we celebrate another Pride month, the Reverend Justin Crisp draws on queer voices and classic Christian theology to offer a new vision of the nature of sex itself. Crisp is Associate Rector and Theologian-in-Residence at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in New Canaan, Connecticut and a PhD student at Yale University.

Please email questions for our Forum speaker to the Reverend Peter Thompson.  You may also post questions in the comments section during the YouTube and Facebook livestreams. 



JUNE 7, 2020: THE FIRST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
TRINITY SUNDAY
The livestream will appear here on Sunday morning  
Worship begins at 11 am, organ prelude at 10:55 am

To add a name to the prayer list, you may send an email to or contact any of the clergy.

 

6:30 pm   A Litany for A Litany of Repentance for White Supremacy
In the wake of the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor and in solidarity with protests still occurring across the nation, we gather to repent of the systemic ways in which our culture has continually privileged white lives over black lives. A brief liturgy will be followed by a time for community conversation.

10 am The Forum 
The Assumptions of Whiteness and the Challenge of Discipleship.
The Forum live stream will appear here on Sunday morning.

As protests continue across the country, Bryan Massingale, the James and Nancy Buckman Chair in Applied Christian Ethics at Fordham University, joins us for a discussion about how white people can confront their own prejudices and the systemic injustices of the larger culture.

Consider reading two recent articles by Professor Massingale, "The assumptions of white privilege and what we can do about it" and "The only thing that matters." For more information about Professor Massingale, see "Meet Father Bryan Massingale: A Black, Gay, Catholic Priest Fighting for an Inclusive Church."

Please email questions for our Forum speaker to the Reverend Peter Thompson.  You may also post questions in the comments section during the YouTube and Facebook livestreams. 



MAY 31, 2020: THE DAY OF PENTECOST

  • Tips for Online Worship
  • View Today’s Readings
  • Download the Worship Bulletin to follow along.
  • To add a name to the prayer list, you may send an email to or contact any of the clergy.
  • If you'd like to show off your Pentecost spirit, share a photo of yourself wearing red for Pentecost Sunday on social media and tag @stbartsnyc or email it to   to be included in our congregational photo gallery.

Join us for Virtual Gatherings After Church

See our weekly e-news with information on online classes and gatherings this week.

10 am The Forum 
Pentecost 2020: Spreading the Good News Online
The Forum live stream will appear here on Sunday morning.
As we celebrate the birthday of the Church and remember how the very first members of the early Church spread the good news, the Reverend Canon Dr. Stephanie Spellers, Canon to the Presiding Bishop for Evangelism, Reconciliation and Stewardship of Creation, offers her thoughts on how digital technology can help us spread the good news now.

Please email questions for our Forum speaker to the Reverend Peter Thompson.  You may also post questions in the comments section during the YouTube and Facebook livestreams. 

View past weeks’ sermons here