push pin_announcements_iconMonday: Help “raise the barn”—Beginning September 16–20 and continuing for several weeks, we will build a multipurpose shed at Santa Lucia Mission, Big Sur. Helpers are needed to do carpentry and to donate, prepare, and/or serve lunch and snacks. Please contact Mother Cynthia (520-260-5158 or cms614@me.com).

Tuesday: First rehearsal for the All Saints’ Singers, our parish choir for children. The choir is open without audition to students in grades two through six. They sing at the 10:30 service on the second Sunday of each month from October to May (except January). Rehearsals are on Tuesdays from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. at the church. Contact Dr. Samra at drtsamra@gmail.com.

Wednesday: Bible study—Join us as we study the harmony of the Gospels from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. in Grant Hall.

Friday: All Saints’ Movie Night—Join us in Seccombe Hall at 7:00 p.m. for Ushpizin (“Holy Visitors”), a warm and delightful Israeli movie (PG rated) about the surprises in store for a faithful Jewish couple who extend hospitality to two unexpected guests during the feast of Sukkot.

Healthy Saints hike—Join your friends on Tuesday, September 24, from 9:00 to noon at Andrew Molera State Beach. Contact Mother Cynthia at thevicarofbigsur@gmail.com if you plan to attend.

Create an emergency plan for yourself and your family by attending a free emergency preparedness presentation by the American Red Cross, co-sponsored by Sustainable Carmel and All Saints’ Church. Join us in Seccombe Hall on September 24 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. For more information, call 624-6921.

Festival of Christian Spirituality: Special Offer for All Saints’—We encourage you to participate in the festival, September 27–29, at the reasonable rate of $175. However, you may also make a minimum donation of $35 and participate in all sessions while providing your own meals. Registration forms may be found in the church or office.

Do you have a guest room?—You’re invited to open your home to a participant at the September 27–29 Festival of Christian Spirituality. All meals will be provided at the festival. Contact Father Rick or the parish office.

A hospitable campus—Six bistro tables were donated by Steve, the owner of “From Scratch” and “Carmel Coffee House and Roasting Company”. To accompany these tables we have located 12 quality chairs on closeout. Would you will help fund this project? Please make this special donation of $25.00 to All Saints’ with “Chairs for the Patio” in the memo line. This is a tax deductible donation.

Are you looking for something on our website? Don’t forget to try the search function! Visit www.allsaintscarmel.org and enter a key word/phrase (like “lector” or “ice cream Sunday”) in the box in the top right corner, then click “search.”

Sunday handout deadline—To be included in next Sunday’s handout, your announcement must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. on the preceding Wednesday. Most special parish events are included in the announcements for three weeks before they occur. Contact Andrea Matters at andreamatters@gmail.com or 624-3090.