Today: Sunday morning Bible study is offered each week in the rector’s study from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. We study the lessons appointed for the day.

Today: Lottery Hymn—At the 10:30 service each Sunday in July and August, you are invited to drop the name and number of your favorite hymn (from either the red or the green hymnal) into a basket.  At the time of the announcements we will draw the winning hymn and sing that hymn at the close of the service.

Today: Parish Discernment Meeting—Please join us today as we ask what sort of congregation God calls us to be, and listen for the voice of God as we listen to each other. A potluck begins at noon in Seccombe Hall, and we’ll meet until around 2:30. Childcare is provided. Don’t have a potluck dish to share? Please come anyway!

Wednesday: The Bible study group meets in Grant Hall at 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday: The Friends of St. Benedict will meet this Wednesday, August 20, in the library from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. for study and prayer.  Our aim is to integrate the wisdom of monastic life and spiritual theology into our everyday lives as Christians.  We meet the third Wednesday of every month, and all are welcome.

Saturday: Healthy Saints hike in Mittledorf Preserve in Carmel Valley; 9:00 a.m. to noon; no dogs; limited number of hikers; Holy Communion and picnic lunch. Thursday, August 28: Garrapata Beach and Bluffs trail in Big Sur, nine miles south of  Carmel; 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 or 2:00 p.m., with optional lunch at Rocky Point. Please contact Mother Cynthia at 520-260-5158 or cms614@me.com if you want to join us. A reminder with directions and other details will be sent before the hike.

Pasta with the Pastors—On Thursday, August 28, Fr. Rick will join with other priests, rabbis, and ministers to help serve the 22nd annual Pasta with the Pastors dinner in support of I-HELP’s ministries to the homeless. The dinner will be held at San Carlos Cathedral Hall in Monterey from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Reserve your tickets at WeHelpIHELP@gmail.com, or get them at the door.

Memorial gift for Michael Reeves—All Saints’ parishioners interested in contributing to a memorial for Bishop Mary’s husband, Michael Reeves, are invited to donate to the Bishop’s special project, the renovation of Sargent House in Salinas, the new home of the Diocese of El Camino Real.  Send a check to All Saints’ and note “Michael Reeves” in the subject line.

Children’s Chapel—In September, we will begin an optional worship experience for children that will take place at the same time as the Liturgy of the Word; the children will return to church for Holy Communion. Are you interested in helping with this new program? Contact Jennifer Suttie at jennifer.suttie@mac.com or 831-521-9654.

Occasional shelf available—As the chalet/sexton’s cottage is readied for new use, an occasional shelf in marble and metal has become available. It can be yours in exchange for a donation to All Saints’ in the amount of your choosing. To view the item, contact the office.

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.