Sunday, October 11:  A very special All Saints’ welcome to today’s Officiant and Celebrant, the Reverend Lamont Wiltsee.  Also, please welcome the Reverend Natalie Stewart, who will be with us for a few months, giving us support during this time of transition.

Monday, October 12:  Prayerful yoga –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.

Wednesday, October 14: Bible study led by Bill Reed will take place at 10:30 a.m. until noon in Grant Hall.

Sunday, October 18:  Episcopal Schools Sunday – We encourage regular worshipers at the 10:30 a.m. liturgy to especially plan to attend on the 18th.  This is a wonderful opportunity to show our support for our young people.  We also welcome Mr. Jim Lusby as the interim head of our Day School.  Please come and meet him.

We have a winner!All Saints’ Alive is the new title for our Parish Magazine.  Thanks to all who voted in our “Name the Magazine” poll.

Hold the date:  Saturday, December 5th for our annual Advent/Christmas family get together dinner – 5:30 to 8 p.m.  Details to follow.

Visiting preacher celebrants in October – Please welcome our visiting clergy:  October 18 Episcopal Schools Sunday Holly Hudson-Louis (8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.) John Burk (5:30 p.m.); October 25 and November 1 Stephen Mills.

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 an important and rewarding way to serve the church.  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.

Needed: a volunteer for the parish office front desk – We are seeking a volunteer to greet visitors coming to our office, answer phones, and help with administrative tasks in the parish office.  The time slot available is 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.

 

News from St. Patrick’s School, Haiti – Can you help keep a child in school at St. Patrick’s?  The total yearly cost for each student is $100.00.  The children’s parents are asked to contribute $20.00 but the balance must be made up by the California Friends of St. Patrick’s, which includes All Saints’ Church.  For more information or to make a contribution, please contact Rosemary Smith: 831-625-7622 or email: hesmith21@comcast.net.

Announcement deadline – To be included in next Sunday’s bulletin, your announcement must be submitted by 11 a.m. on the preceding Wednesday.  Most special parish events are included in the announcements for three weeks before they occur.  Contact Ray Krise in the office at 624-3883, ext. 14 or ray.krise@allsaintscarmel.org.