All Saints’ Episcopal Church – Announcements – August 5, 2018 

Holy Communion at 9:00 a.m. in Carmel

Holy Communion at 11 a.m. at the Big Sur Campgrounds

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Please Note Special Worship Service Times Today, August 5th

Please note that due to our parish camping and picnic outing today, Sunday, August 5th, there will be one service of Holy Communion in Carmel at 9 a.m.

For those attending our campgrounds today, there will be a celebration of Holy Communion at the campgrounds at 11 a.m.  The annual church picnic will follow.

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Love Is the Way – Episcopal Church Women Retreat – August 13-14, 2018

The Episcopal Church Women invites all women of the diocese to the 36th annual Mary Lou Thompson Retreat.  The theme of this year’s retreat is “Love Is the Way.”

At the recent General Convention of the Episcopal Church, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry provided the focus of “love is the way” as we move forward as Christians in our world today.  Please bring to the retreat a story to share about how you have experienced this love.

The retreat is sponsored by the Diocesan Episcopal Church Women of El Camino Real.  Registration deadline is August 3rd.  For more information, Contact ECW President, Diane Lovelace.  Call or text:  408-813-4080 or email DiLovelace@aol.com

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All Saints’ Episcopal Church Wisdom Day – Saturday, August 18th

We begin with Centering Prayer, Lectio divina, work in silence until noon, followed by lunch together.

Please plan to attend.

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Altar Flowers

Most of the upcoming Sundays are available for YOU to donate the flowers and make a personal dedication.  Please sign up on the calendar on the bulletin board in the back of the church.  The minimum contribution is $65, the cost of the flowers.  Please contact Mila Murphy with any questions.  Also, if Mila has not contacted you regarding your dedication two weeks before your chosen Sunday, please get in touch with her.

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All Saints’ Episcopal Church is participating in the AmazonSmile program.

On select eligible items purchased at smile.amazon.com, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to All Saints’.  Register at smile.amazon.com and follow the online instructions to benefit our church when purchasing at Amazon.  Note that henceforth every time you purchase something from Amazon, make sure you sign on at smile.amazon.com (not amazon.com).  You will see “Supporting All Saints’ Episcopal Church” in the upper left hand corner.

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The Current Calendar Schedule of Events

Morning Prayer in the Chapel – Monday through Friday – 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Today, Sunday, August 5th – special worship times:  9 a.m. in Carmel and 11 a.m. at our Big Sur campgrounds with the annual church picnic to follow.

Wednesday, August 8th – Bible Study in the Library – 10:30 a.m.

Thursday August 9th – Centering Prayer Group – in the Chapel at 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, August 14th – All Saints’ Book Group – 6:00 p.m. in the Library.  This month’s selection is Ready Player One by Ernest Cline.

Wednesday, August 15th – Friends of St. Benedict – 3:30-5:30 p.m. – Library and Chapel.

Saturday, August 18th Wisdom Day, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the chapel, church and hall.

Wednesday, August 22nd – Bible Study in the Library at 10:30 a.m.

And Don’t Forget

Interested in Inter-Faith Conversation, Fun, and Outreach?  Consider Joining JCM United! A new organization on the Monterey Peninsula, called JCM United is bringing together Jews, Christians, and Muslims in order to build bridges of understanding and strengthen our community.  At times we will unite to help the less fortunate around us.  For   more information contact Chaplain Holly Hudson-Louis at hhudson-louis@asds.org.

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.

Help feed our community’s hunger by filling one of the red bags located under the table at the back of the church.  Items that are needed most are printed on the bags.  No glass items please.  Many thanks from your Outreach Commission who will include your contributions in our daily food bags.  Please return bags to the back of the church.  

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 831-624-3883.