The Icons in Transformation exhibit will be open to the public – for free – through November 20. We encourage you to invite your friends for your very own group tour. Call Gillian Byrd at 831-625-2673 to arrange it – and, of course, tell everyone you know! The hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Thursday evening 6-8 p.m., and Saturday-Sunday1-4 p.m.  A special thank you to each of you who have “stepped forward” to represent All Saints’ by being a docent! We ask each of you to please tell everyone you know about this exhibit, and encourage them to come see it – announce it at your meetings, invite people in! This is a once in a lifetime experience!! Our visitors have been amazed!

Monday, October 24th – 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, October 26thBible study led by Bill Reed, continuing the study of the Epistle to the Colossians.  Meeting will take place in the Library.

Thursday, October 27th at 5:30 p.m. in the Chapel:  Our Contemplative Prayer Group continues its weekly meetings to practice Centering Prayer.  We will begin with a short reading from Fr. Thomas Keating’s book, Open Mind, Open Heart, followed by Centering Prayer meditation, and a short discussion about our practice.  Please join us even if you have not attended a workshop.

Saturday, October 29, at 4:00 p.m. we will host a lecture on “The Hidden Message of Icons.” Please join us and St. John the Baptist parishioners as we learn from Metropolitan Nikitas Lulias of Dardanelles, the Director of the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute, Graduate Theological Institute, Berkeley, CA. He also served as the first Metropolitan bishop of the Greek Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia. The nave and Grant Hall will be open prior to the lecture.  All are invited to Vespers afterwards.

Sunday, November 6, at 3:00 p.m. CANCELLATION – Carmel Bach Festival Recital WE APOLOGIZE that the recital will not take place as planned.

Our Memorial Garden Project is nearing completion.  Consider buying a brick to commemorate a loved one in your family or reserve one for yourself.  This project is being paid for completely with donations. This will be a beautiful meditative spot when completed.  Jana Gill is the contact if you have questions.

Daily Morning PrayerWelcome Happy Morning!  You are invited to join All Saints’ parishioners every weekday morning from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. for prayers, music, and reflection at Morning Prayer in the All Saints’ Chapel of Saints Benedict and Scholastica (door on 8th and Lincoln).

There is a need for sleeping bags and windbreaker jackets for those in need. Jackets need to be clean and light enough to roll up tightly.   Marked containers will be under the tables by the front doors. Thanks from your Outreach Commission. Thanks from those in need.

Donations for the Food Pantry – The food pantry can use canned meats, tuna, peanut butter, canned fruit or vegetables, and toiletries.  Please place donated items in the basket at the entrance to the church.  Thank you for your generosity towards those in need.

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.