Monday, January 25th: 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. Donations go to the Rector’s Discretionary Fund.
Wednesday, January 27th – Bible study will resume at 10:30 a.m. in Grant Hall.
The Parish Annual Meeting will be held in Seccombe Hall on January 31st following the 10:30 a.m. service. Attending the annual meeting is a wonderful opportunity for the parish to thank and honor those persons who have served the parish in the previous year and for members to stay abreast of the needs and visions of the parish. We hope that you will make every effort to attend. The 2015 Annual Report is available in hard copy on the table at the rear of the church or online at the church website.
Lent begins with Ash Wednesday February 10th. Our Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper will take place on February 9th, 5:30 p.m. in Seccombe Hall. We will have crepes, thanks to Susan Sonnthal and regular old pancakes, both. Bring one of your favorite crepe fillings. Also, pancake flippers needed, please talk to Susan Sonnthal or Claudia Ward if you can help. After supper we will have our traditional Talent Optional entertainment, so if you sing, dance, write poetry, tell jokes or play an instrument, come prepared for the limelight. And don’t forget the pancake race! Sign up if you plan to attend on a list at the back of the church or at the office.
Vestry Retreat – members of the vestry will attend a retreat at San Antonio Mission, Jolon, California on February 12th through the 14th.
Donations for the Food Pantry – The food pantry can use canned meats, tuna, peanut butter, canned fruit or vegetables. Please place donated items in the basket at the entrance to the church to be brought forward at the offertory. Thank you for your generosity towards those in need.
Parish Directory Update – We have once again begun the process of updating the Parish directory. You will find a directory on the back table in the sanctuary. Please review your information and make any changes, corrections or additions on that directory. If the information listed is correct, please initial your entry as OK. If you are not listed and want to be, please complete one of the forms that is provided and leave it in the basket next to the directory.
Prayer Shawl Ministry: Come Knit with us! Join All Saints’ Prayer Shawl Ministry, 12 noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays in Classroom A. Bring a bag lunch.
Ushers needed for the 10:30 service – There is still a need for more ushers. All are welcome. Contact Don Britton at 831-455-5411 or email@example.com .
Have you ever wanted to toll the bell? All Saints’ has a great bell; just stand out in front when it is rung! A small contingent of Carmelites is now tolling the bell twelve times at noon each day at All Saints’ and Church of the Wayfarer. They are looking to add a few more people to the list. Would you be interested in signing on to toll the bell one day a week at noon? If so, talk to Ray in the church office. 624-3883
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.