Sunday, January 8th – The altar flowers are given by Jana Gill to the Glory of God and in loving memory of her husband Jim.

Monday, January 9thPrayerful 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.  Donations go to the Rector’s Discretionary Fund.

Tuesday, January 10th – All Saints’ Book Club meeting at 6 p.m. in the Library.  Bring something to add to a salad or other nibbles, cheese or dessert.  Book to discuss: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee.

Wednesday, January 11th at 10:30 a.m. – the Bible study group will meet in the Library to continue the study of the Psalms.

Thursday, January 12th at 5:30 p.m. in the Chapel:  The Contemplative Prayer Group.  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.

Wednesday, January 25th at 10:30 a.m. – the Bible study group will meet in the Library to continue the study of the Psalms.

Sunday, January 29th – Parish Annual Meeting followingthe 10:30 a.m. service.

Saturday, March 18th – Save the date – The Salisbury Cathedral Children’s Choir (ages 10-13) will perform during Evensong here at All Saints’ on Saturday, March 18 at 5:00 p.m. You won’t want to miss this special treat! More details to follow.

The 2017 Altar Flower Calendar has been posted in the back of the church.  Almost all dates in 2017 are now available for you to contribute flowers to honor or memorialize a special event or loved one.  We ask for a minimum contribution of $65 which is the cost of the flowers.  More than one person can sign up for that special Sunday – it is within the rules to have multiple dedications! Please contact Mila Murphy with any questions.

Our Memorial Garden Project has been completed. Consider buying a brick to commemorate a loved one in your family or reserve one for yourself.  This is a beautiful meditative spot.  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, windbreaker jackets, and socks 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.