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 jennifer.suttie@mac.com or 831-521-9654.

Today: parish meeting and potluck—Join us as we report on the past year and talk about our future at 11:45 a.m. in Seccombe Hall. Forgot your potluck contribution? Please come anyway!

Monday: The “Mindful Parenting” class meets at 5:30 in the library. Register 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.

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 (ray.krise@allsaintscarmel.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 andreamatters@gmail.com or 624-3090.