Sunday, September 13: A very special All Saints’ welcome to today’s Officiant and Celebrant, the Reverend Vincent Raj.  Also, please welcome the Reverend Natalie Stewart.  She will be with us for a few months, giving us support during this time of transition.

Sunday, September 13: Fall means back to school!  Let’s talk after the 10:30 a.m. service.  Meet in the church after coffee hour.  We’d like to begin an adult class and one for youth soon.  We need your input.

Monday, September 14: Creating space in the body through breath, movement, and stillness creates space in your heart and life.  Join instructor Beth Lefevre in Seccombe Hall from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.  No previous yoga experience is required.

Ushers needed for the 10:30 service – There is a pressing need for ushers to serve at our 10:30 a.m. service.  This is a fun and rewarding way to serve the church, and easy, too!  Anyone can do it.  Men and women welcome.  Contact Don Britton at 831-455-5411 or bestpropcv@aol.com

Needed:  lay Eucharistic ministers – We have a number of parishioners who cannot attend Sunday services yet still want to receive Holy Communion once in a while.  We need licensed people who can make home visits and administer the sacraments.  We can arrange the appropriate training.  If you are interested, please call the office. 624-3883, or call Claudia: 373-5069.

Volunteers for the parish office front desk – We are seeking volunteers to greet visitors coming to our office, answer phones, and help with administrative tasks in the parish office.  Two time slots are available:  Monday or Tuesday 9 a.m. to noon.  Help us present a friendly face and voice to our community.  If you can help contact Ray Krise in the office at 624-3883, ext. 14 or ray.krise@allsaintscarmel.org.

Visiting preacher celebrants in September – Please welcome our visiting clergy:  September 20 Joe Patronik; September 27 Charles Stacy.

Have a favorite hymn?  We want to know what your favorite hymns are.  Write down the hymn numbers of three choices and give them to the usher as you leave.  We are incorporating your hymns into the service each Sunday.

Save the Dates!

The Parish Picnic will be on Saturday, September 19: Come and spend the day. We will join together for Morning Prayer at 11:00 and eat lunch about noon. Bring an inner-tube and laze your way along the river. Enjoy the smell of the woods and relax with your All Saints’ friends. Picnic will be in the main area by the river.

Tea at Two:  A lovely afternoon of tea and conversation while benefitting Community Human Services.  Saturday September 26, 2-4 p.m. here at All Saints’.  Ticket price:  $25.00 per person.  Contact Merrilyn Mancini at merrimancini@sbcglobal.net or 831-394-6480.

2015 Honored Women’s Day – Celebrating the Women of El Camino Real – Saturday, October 10th – 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.  St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1071 Pajaro Street, Salinas.  Registration deadline:  October 1st.  See information posted to the church bulletin boards or at the church office.