Today: Sunday morning Bible study—We meet each week in the rector’s study from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. to study the lessons appointed for the day.
Today: Children’s Worship at 10:30 a.m.—Pre-kindergarten and elementary children worship in an age-appropriate manner in Room A during the Liturgy of the Word, and then return during the Peace so that they can participate in Holy Communion. Parents may accompany their children. The nursery will still be in session, and parents may always keep their children with them in church. Children’s bulletins are available at the entrance of the church. If you would like to help with Children’s Worship, please contact Jennifer Suttie at email@example.com or 831-521-9654.
Monday: deadline to register for “Mindful Parenting” classes—This series, taught by Rochelle Hall, LMFT, and Jennifer Suttie, will meet on three consecutive Tuesday evenings: January 20, January 27, and February 3. The suggested fee of $10 includes dinner and childcare. For more information, contact Rochelle at 408-634-2125. Register by tomorrow, January 19, at www.allsaintscarmel.org.
Monday: Prayerful yoga—Creating space in the body through breath, movement, and stillness creates space in your heart and life. Join instructor Beth Lefebvre in Seccombe Hall from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. No previous yoga experience is required.
Wednesday: The Gospel According to Mark—You are welcome to attend an ongoing study of the Gospel of Mark led by Fr. Rick. Join us in Grant Hall each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.
The Friends of St. Benedict will meet this Wednesday, January 21, 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.
Next Sunday: Parish Meeting—Join us as we report on the past year and talk about our future, on Sunday, January 25, at 11:45 a.m.
Nominations—Present yourself to serve on the vestry or as a delegate to convention. Speak to others about serving. Talk to Susan Britton or Susan Stanton about the duties involved.
Poinsettias—Raul invites us to take some lovely Christmas poinsettias home and plant them in our gardens.
Welcoming Dinner—Sign up to attend the welcoming dinner on February 8 at 6:30 p.m. While savoring a delicious meal prepared by Sameera Sharif, newer members join with longer-term members for the purpose of getting acquainted with each other and the parish.
The Gospel of Mark five-week evening series—Join Fr. Rick on Monday evenings, February 9 through March 9 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., to explore the earliest Gospel.
Did you make a New Year’s resolution to do more for All Saints’ in 2015? Office volunteers are currently needed for Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday afternoons, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. This ministry of hospitality involves answering the phone, welcoming and directing those who come to the office, and occasional light clerical tasks (making a phone call, using the copier, etc.) Please contact Ray Krise (firstname.lastname@example.org or 831-624-3883, ext. 14) if you would like to join the 2015 team of friendly faces who staff our front desk.
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 email@example.com or 624-3090.