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Action at All Saints’

2023 Pledge Campaign continues!

As of Nov. 10th, 94 households have submitted their 2023 pledges. Thank you to everyone who has let us know your plans to support All Saints' next year. So far, the amount pledged (everyone's best estimate for giving) for next year is a bit over $296,000.

The Vestry will be making decisions about the 2023 budget soon so we are asking everyone who hasn't yet indicated your plans for next year to do so as soon as possible. We also want to give everyone an opportunity to increase your pledge - which is your estimated giving for 2023.  If you'd like to increase a pledge you already submitted, please contact Rachel Querry at rachel.querry@gmail.com, or you can call or text Rachel at 301-346-7887.

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, as soon as possible. Thank you!
 
Pledge online now
Or download a printable pledge card.

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.
Our next session, this Sunday (Nov 20) is in Parish Hall from 11:15 AM-12:00 Noon.  Presenting will be - The Rev. Joe Pagano, "Imagining Our Future"

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Weekly (Zoom) 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 21, 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.  We will be using the Proper for the First Sunday in Advent.  The Gospel text is Matthew 24: 36-44.

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

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African American Resources Cultural and Heritage Society

Learn more about AARCH here

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Reading and Conversation on the book "Homegoing"

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

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Children's Formation Schedule for November 2022
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 - hallway between Lower Gathering Space and elevator

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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’

Second Sunday Social

Our next Sunday’s Fellowship Hour will be on December 11.

Governance at All Saints’

November Vestry Meeting

November Vestry meeting will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 29 from 7-9 PM in the Great Hall. All parishioners are welcome.

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Planning something in the building?

As we prepare for the winter, 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 vburgee@allsaintsmd.org.
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