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Action at All Saints’

2023 Pledge Campaign continues!

Each fall, we ask everyone to estimate your financial contributions to the church for the coming year. Sharing your intentions helps us plan our budget. Next year will be an important one in the history of our church as we call a new rector. Please help us put our best foot forward by being generous with your giving. You can submit your 2023 pledge online (where you can also set up recurring gifts via your credit card) or by filling out a pledge card. Please submit your pledge no later than Nov. 13. Thank you!
Pledge online now
Or download a printable pledge card.

Prayer and Worship at All Saints’

Third Service Interest

Thank you to everyone who responded to the question regarding the possibility of adding a third worship service option on Sundays. The final results were 18 people willing to attend and volunteer at a 9 AM service, and 14 people for a 4 PM (including people who indicated that either would work for them). This is far short of the commitment of 60 needed to proceed at this time. However, the response gives very important information about where All Saints' is presently and will be very helpful for future planning, including in All Saints' searches for a permanent Music Ministry Director and the next Rector. 

Prayer & Worship at All Saints’

Honoring our Veterans

On November 13, join us in thanking our veterans for their service to our citizens and our country. Please send the name and branch of service of a veteran you would like to thank using this form. Submit by November 7 for inclusion in our worship service.
Submit your veteran names

Study & Learning at All Saints’

Sunday Adult Forum

As part of the interim period of a church, we are encouraged to review All Saints’ heritage. As we prepare to call a new rector we take time to review how the congregation has been shaped and formed. The congregation’s heritage, both corporate and individual, is the foundation upon which the present rests.  Understanding our heritage will help us also look to the future.

Sessions will be held in the Parish Hall after the 10:00 a.m. service (approximately 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

OUR SCHEDULE
Nov 6         Lynne Price, “Notable Names in All Saints’ History, Part 2”
Nov 13       Sarah Heald & Dean Herrin, “Seeking Truth: Presentation and Discussion of Some Early ASEC African         American Personal Stories”
Nov 20       Joe Pagano, “Imagining Our Future”

All Are Welcome!

Prayer and Worship at All Saints’

Dearly Departed for All Saints' Day

On November 6, as we celebrate our parish's Feast Day, we pause to remember the saints whose earthly lives have ended but whose legacies will live on.  If you would like to honor the memory of someone who has made a difference in your life, or in the world at large, complete this form by noon on October 31 for inclusion in our worship service.
Submit Dearly Departed names

Study & Learning at All Saints’

Zoom Weekly Bible Study on the Appointed Gospels

Attention!  To those of you have have yet to join us, the Gospel Bible Study Zoom will welcome anyone for one or many of our Monday night sessions.  Join us when you can, and don't worry about when you can't!

This coming Monday evening, November 7, anyone wishing to study the Gospel reading for the following Sunday may gather on Zoom.  We will meet from 7-8:30 p.m., guided by the Rev. Elaine Prince; the Zoom will be hosted by Lynn Gebrowsky.

We will briefly reflect on the previous Sunday’s sermon before we look at the upcoming Gospel.  The Gospel for Proper 28 is Luke 21: 5-19 on Monday, November 12th.


Join us on Zoom:
Meeting ID: 881 8405 9606
Passcode: 272102

We welcome attendees to join any or all sessions. For further information you may contact Elaine+ at (301) 797-0132 or revprince1986@gmail.com or email Lynn Gebrowsky at  LGNMI@Comcast.net 
Link to the Zoom Weekly Bible Study

Study & Learning at All Saints’

Reading and Conversation on the book "Homecoming"

The Truth and Reconciliation committee will host its next Readings and Conversations gathering on the book "Homegoing" on Friday, December 2nd at 7:00 p.m., at All Saints’. "Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi is a story that “…leaves the reader with a visceral understanding of both the savage realities of slavery and the emotional damage that is handed down, over the centuries…” – The New York Times. Vogue states, “… No novel has better illustrated the way in which racism became institutionalized in this country.”

Please join us as we rediscover the past and how it influences our lives today. If you would like to participate in this conversation about Homegoing, please RSVP to Tracy Boyd  tlboyd23@gmail.com. You are encouraged to bring a friend, or two!  When purchasing the book, consider supporting Black-owned businesses. 

For more information, feel free to contact: Tracy Boyd  tlboyd23@gmail.com  or  Rixey Hoult  rixeyann@comcast.net
Link to Black-owned independent book sellers

Study & Learning at All Saints’


Children's Formation Schedule for November 2022
November 6th - In-person Lesson: Moses and the Burning Bush
November 13th - In person Lesson: Samson's Long Hair
November 20th - Multigenerational Advent Wreath Making Event
November 27th - Email Lesson (no in-person class): The 10 Lepers. A story about giving thanks.

Classroom are located as follows:
PreK / K / 1st Grade Classroom - next to Nursery
2nd / 3rd Grade Classroom - behind PreK/K/1st grade classroom
4th Grade and Up Classroom - down hallway between Lower Gathering Space and elevator

Study & Learning at All Saints’

Open Position: Children & Youth Christian Formation Coordinator

We are beginning the process for hiring a Children and Youth Formation Coordinator for All Saints'. This position cannot be filled by current members of All Saints', but if you know anybody who may be interested in this position, please reach out and let us know!!

We are looking for an energetic and thoughtful leader to coordinate, facilitate, and help us develop our programs of Christian formation for children and youth.  Learn more about the position on our website:
Learn more about the C&Y Formation Coordinator

Life in the Community at All Saints’

Volunteer Opportunity

When you hear or see a call for volunteers, are your immediate thoughts: I have nothing of value to offer…there are other people more qualified than me…serving will require time or skills I don’t have…I’ll get assigned to a task I don’t enjoy? If any of these concerns apply to you, All Saints' has you covered. We are looking to identify parishioners who possess skills or knowledge in several areas that will enhance our stewardship for our buildings and grounds. We are looking for parishioners who have familiarity with HVAC, IT, plumbing, electrical wiring, carpentry, roofing, +….. and use this in-house expertise to help in assessing whether acute issues involving our facilities could be handled with available volunteers or should be referred to our commercial vendors. Please note if you have skills not mentioned above that you feel would benefit All Saints', we’d love to hear from you too! This compilation of in-house trade knowledge would provide both a valuable and reassuring resource of counsel to the Rector and Junior Warden when issues occasionally arise.

Please contact Mark Walker, marwalk@gmail.com, if you are interested in sharing your knowledge or have any questions, comments or suggestions regarding this important stewardship opportunity.

Life in the Community at All Saints’

Attention All Saints' Newcomers!

If you are new to All Saints’ and have not received an invitation to the Newcomers Reception on November 12, please contact Rixey Hoult at rixeyann@comcast.net or 301-639-0412. We want to be sure that all newcomers are included!

Governance at All Saints’

Planning something in the building?

As we prepare for the fall, if you are planning a church event, virtual or in-building, please let us know! It's critical (and so helpful!) to be able to organize, and get the word out about your event.  Please email your room requests or calendar additions to churchoffice@allsaintsmd.org
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