Tuesday: The book group will meet for dinner on October 1, and for book discussion on October 8. Contact Anne at 625-7576 or annethibault999@yahoo.com.

Wednesday: Bible study from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. in Grant Hall.

The blessing of animals for the Feast of St. Francis will take place next Sunday, October 6, at the 8:00 and 10:30 services. Dogs, cats, and other small pets are welcome to join you in church on this day; larger animals will be blessed outside at the end of the service.

Evensong, a traditional Anglican service of music, prayer, and reflection, will be offered next Sunday at 5:30 p.m.

Episcopal Schools Sunday will be observed on October 20 at the 10:30 service, when we welcome students and staff from All Saints’ Day School and York School.

ASDS Fall Festival—Mark your calendar for a day of fun at All Saints’ Day School’s Fall Festival, to be held Saturday, October 26, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

St. Nicholas day is two months away, but planning will begin soon for our annual St. Nicholas Celebration. Contact Fr. Rick if you’d like to join a team from the school and parish to help with this annual event for all ages.

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.