All Saints’ Episcopal Church
We welcome, serve and love all unconditionally
through Jesus Christ
THIS WEEK AT ALL SAINTS:
This fall I will be leading an Inquirers’ Class for 6 weeks. It is intentional for anyone who would like to join the Episcopal Church, for new parishioners to All Saints’ or anyone interested in learning more about our church or as a refresher course. Please let me know if you are interested. We do not yet have a date for when the bishop will be here to confirm, renew and receive, but this class will be in preparation for his visit.
Please mark your calendars for Saturday, August 31st for All Saints’ Work Day. We have several projects for which we are preparing. Please let Harry or me know of anything you would like to add. I hope all will join us for the day – the plan is to begin at 10:00 am and finish at 1:00 with lunch.
Also, we are planning to publish our church directory this fall. If you have yet to get your photo made, please make sure to see Howard Pierce who is over photographs so your picture can be included.
Finally, I encourage you to read our bishop’s pastoral letter on the crisis at the southern border. He also has suggestions for ways to financially support those who are seeking to gain relief. Please pray for all those affected – for our government, law enforcement, and those seeking refuge in our nation. You may have to copy and paste the address below into your web browser.
July 14th, the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
Holy Eucharist – Rite 2: 10:30 am
Ushers: Forrest Adair/Chip Howe
Acolyte: Henry Sullivan
Lector: Dean Thompson
Gospel Bearer: Sophia Sullivan
Intercessor: Howard Pierce
Eucharistic Minister: Dean Thompson
Counter: Dot Wilson
Vestry Rep: Sharon Sullivan
Coffee Host: Lila McKean
Altar Guild: Carol Roosevelt
Altar Flowers are given to the glory of God.
Birthdays and Anniversaries
July 10 – Rita Stewart
July 15 – Judi & Danny Bishop
July 17 – Bo Baker
July 17 – Oliver Roosevelt III
July 17 – Jane Addison Morris
July 18 – Greg Jackson
July 19 – Sharon Sullivan
Parish Prayer List
To add or remove names, contact one of the following:
Neal Prater at 833-1545 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Alicia Davis at 803-360-5247 or email@example.com
Please pray for: +Mikell & Hal Stribling; Devon Stewart; +LeAnn Watson; Ted Watson; +Edna Guthrie; Virginia Sides; Whitney McDuffie; Bo White; Ian Pearson; Nicole McAlister; Pam Davis; Suni Friday, +Leslie Anne Jackson; Walter Appleby; +Jessica Parris; Bill Barrus; Phillip Clark; Jean Hess; Murray Handback; Pamela Waite; Scott Trotter; +Lois Wilson; Faye Bennett; +Randy Huff; +Mac Howe; Charles Bates; Tom Gallagher; Dustin Richie; Eva Mills; Haddon Norris; +Amy Monahan; +Janet Roberts; Eli Watts; Sheila Sears; Toni Sharle Bates; Dana Harwell; Sonnie Holliday; Stephanie Vargo; Jimmy Sullivan.
+ indicates All Saints’ members
ALL SAINTS’ NEWS:
PASTORAL CARE COMMITTEE needs new members. If you are not on a list and would like to be, please contact LeAnn Watson at 833-4404. Committee members help with receptions, funerals and provide meals during times of pastoral needs.
SERMONS are now available to read on the website. Each week they are uploaded along with a copy of the Newsbytes. You’ll find the tab for each at the top of the home page.
THE NURSERY is now available for those who wish to use it. We are assigning volunteers on a monthly rotation throughout the year. Please consider volunteering – safe church training is required. Information regarding training dates and sites can be found on the diocesan website – www.edusc.org
THE FIRST SUNDAY OUTREACH OFFERING is taken up at the close of the service on the first Sunday of each month. July’s offering will go to Laurens County Humane Society.
UNITED MINISTRIES FOOD BASKETS: Nonperishable food will be received at the church at any time. This food will be presented at the altar on the second Sunday of each month. Please remember to bring nonperishable foods to fill the baskets!
SINGING ROOSTER FAIR-TRADE COFFEE FROM HAITI is available through the church as a way of supporting our diocesan mission in Cange. Bags of coffee are available for purchase in the parish hall. Buy some for yourself—and some to give as gifts! All proceeds go to the farmers who grow the coffee in Haiti.
GLUTEN-FREE COMMUNION WAFERS are always available upon request. Let the priest know before the service or at the communion rail.