April 22, 2018

All Saints’ Episcopal Church – Announcements – April 22, 2018 

Holy Communion 10:30 a.m.

A special All Saints’ welcome to Bishop Mary, visiting with us today.

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Termite Tenting – Monday, April 23 through Thursday, April 26

The church and all contiguous buildings including the Office, Grant Hall and classrooms will be tented for termite fumigation Monday, April 23 through Thursday, April 26.  The church offices will be closed and will reopen on Friday, April 27.  There will be no access to any of these buildings during that period and all meetings will be cancelled.  If any questions, call Bill Martin, 831-620-2775 or email blmart56@aol.com.

The Buildings and Grounds committee appreciates your patience for the inconvenience caused by this necessary project.

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Putting on the Mind of Christ: 

Centering Prayer Meditation Workshop

Saturday, June 9th, 9:30am – 3:30pm. 

$25 suggested donation includes lunch.

Even if you have attended a Centering Prayer Meditation workshop before, it’s helpful to attend again to undergird your practice.

In this one day retreat workshop we will learn about the gift of contemplative prayer which is the opening of mind and heart, our whole being, to the presence of God who is the Ultimate Reality and Mystery.  The practice of Centering Prayer can lead us to receive the gift of contemplative prayer where the spirit prays within us beyond all words, thoughts, images, and emotions.

Cynthia Bourgeault says that the real work of Centering Prayer is to “lay the inner foundations for an entirely different kind of spiritual attentiveness. . . Centering Prayer opens up “attention of the heart.”  It will gradually lead you into a whole new reality, which some have likened to “putting on the mind of Christ.”

Join us for the workshop and learn how to open yourself more fully to the presence of God in your midst.

To register contact Ray Krise at All Saints’, Carmel:   831-624-3883, ext. 14 or information@allsaintscarmel.org   Please register by June 6, 2018 so that we can have an accurate count for lunch.

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Altar Flowers

Now that Lent is over, beautiful altar flowers can return to the sanctuary.  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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Ensemble Monterey Concert at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Carmel Saturday, April 28, 2018

Ensemble Monterey joins forces with the vocal ensemble Cantiamo and the Cabrillo Youth Chorus for their season finale, presenting the Brahms Serenade Number 1 in D Major in the original nine part instrumentation, Rihards Dubra’s Te Deum and the Chichester Psalms of Leonard Bernstein. Conductors John and Cheryl Anderson invite the audience to Conductor’s Notes, an informative and informal talk about the music, one hour before the performance. Concert at 8:00 p.m.  Tickets: $40, general admission; $30, seniors’ $10, students at ensemblemonterey.org.  For more information:  831- 333-1283.

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The Current Calendar Schedule of Events

Morning Prayer in the Chapel will not be held, Monday through Thursday, April 23-26 due to termite tenting.  It will resume 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Friday, April 27.

The Centering Prayer Group will not meet Thursday April 26 due to termite tenting.

Saturday, April 28th – Ensemble Monterey Concert at All Saints’.  Works by Brahms, Dubra and Bernstein.  8 p.m. Tickets at ensemblemonterey.org.

Thursday, May 3rd – Centering Prayer Group – in the Chapel at 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 5th – Evensong at 5 p.m.

Tuesday, May 8th Book Club Group meets in the Library at 6:00 p.m.  This month’s discussion book is Kathleen Ambro’s Wealth, Sorrow, Redemption:  The Adventurous Life of a Countess.

Wednesday, May 9th – Bible Study – 10:30 a.m. in the Library.

Wednesday, May 16th – The Friends of St. Benedict – 3:30-5:30 p.m. – Library and Chapel.

Wednesday May 23rd – Bible Study – 10:30 a.m. in the Library.

Saturday, June 9th – Centering Prayer Workshop – 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.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.

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