November 26, 2018

Article by: Thomas Ramsay

Good Morning All Saints’ Family,

I hope everyone had a blessed and Happy Thanksgiving. Sunday morning was sunny and spring like. There were 8 people at the 8:00 am service and 53 in attendance at the 10:00 am service. It was the Last Sunday After Pentecost:Christ The King. The Processional Hymn was, “Crown Him With Many Crowns” and the Sequence Hymn was, “Christ Is The King, O Friends Upraise.” The Gospel Reading was from John 18:33-37.

Pilate entered the headquarters again, summoned Jesus, and asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” Jesus answered, “Do you ask this on your own, or did others tell you about me?” Pilate replied, “I am not a Jew, am I? Your own nation and the chief priests have handed you over to me. What have you done?” Jesus answered, “My kingdom is not from this world. If my kingdom were from this world, my followers would be fighting to keep me from being handed over to the Jews. But as it is, my kingdom is not from here.” Pilate asked him, “So you are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say that I am a king. For this I was born, and for this I came into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to my voice.”

The Altar flowers, Sanctuary Lamp, Vigil Lamp and the bread and wine of the Eucharist were given by Shirley and Michael DellaVecchia to the glory of God and in celebration of the birthdays of Gerard and James Osborne.

The Coffee Hour was once again, full of chatter and laughter, as our parishioners greeted one another. The Coffee Hour was hosted by Michele Stewart. There were brownies, cakes, cookies, fruit and yogurt for all to enjoy with their coffee or tea.

Meanwhile, the Christmas pageant rehearsals continued in church with our Church School students and staff. It was another beautiful Sunday at All Saints’!

Monday November 26th- Bereavement Group meeting at 7:30 pm in Common Room. CHOIR REHEARSAL 7:30 PM IN CHURCH.

Tuesday November 27th- Holy Eucharist and Healing service 12:30 pm. Book Group 1:15 pm

Wednesday November 28th-Altar Guild and volunteers for Advent Wreath set-up 7:00 pm.

Thursday November 29th- Holly Bazaar set-up 7:00 pm. If you are available, your help would be greatly appreciated. More hands mean quicker set-up! Thank you.

Friday November 30th- Holly Bazaar vendors set-up 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Saturday December 1st- 76th Annual Holly Bazaar.

Sunday December 2nd- Holy Eucharist Rite I 8:00 am. Holy Eucharist Rite II and Youth and Family Sunday. Christmas pageant costuming after church. Holly Bazaar Luncheon.

76TH ANNUAL HOLLY BAZAAR DECEMBER 1, 2018- There are numerous ways you can contribute to our most important fund-raiser of the year! Donate to Elsie’s Corner, Toy Room and especially for the Silent Auction. Volunteer to help staff a table or activity, especially at lunch time to relieve the fulltime workers, help set-up and clean-up on Thursday, Saturday or Sunday, help publicize the event and show up and shop! TOGETHER we can have a lot of fun raising the funds we need to keep our beloved parish going strong!

JEWELRY NEEDED- Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but flood waters are not a jewel’s best friend. We have discovered that some of our jewelry stock for the Bazaar was ruined by the Parish House flood. Donations of costume jewelry you can spare would be appreciated.

2018 EVERY MEMBER CANVASS- Next Sunday, December 2nd will be the in-gathering of our 2018 pledges. You will be invited to bring your pledge cards and place them on the altar. Please fill out both sides and bring them with you next Sunday!

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Have a great week and hope to see many of you during the week and if not, at the Holly Bazaar on Saturday!

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