All Saints’ Episcopal Church
We welcome, serve and love all unconditionally
through Jesus Christ
THIS WEEK AT ALL SAINTS:
From the Rector:
During the season of Lent, we are offering weekly Evening Prayer services followed by a light supper shared with Epiphany in Laurens. Wednesday, February 28th we will meet at Epiphany at 6:00 pm. The Rev. Paul Abernathy will be preaching. I hope that you will join us.
Sam Wilson, our archivist and historian, has written a brief newsletter regarding the status of the work being done at All Saints’ in part for preparation of our 70th anniversary in 2021. You can access it in the history section of our website.
Also, as most of you are aware, Dale Osborn Rains, a long time lay minister and verger here at All Saints, died on February 14th. A celebration of Dale’s life will be held on Friday, March 2nd at 11:00 am with reception to follow in the Parish House.
Adult Forum (the Episcopal Church……What is it?) – Sunday, 9:30 am
Choir Practice – Wednesday, 7:00 pm
Evening Prayer in Lent, followed by light supper Wed. Feb. 28th, 6:00 pm at Epiphany
Wed. Mar. 7th, 6:00 pm at All Saints
Wed. Mar. 14th, 6:00 pm at Epiphany
Wed. Mar. 21st, 6:00 pm at All Saints
Executive Committee meeting – Tuesday, March 6th, 11:30 am
Vestry meeting - Wednesday, March 14th, 7:00 pm
Film & Theology Series - Sunday, March 18th, 5:00 pm
A Memorial Service for Dale Rains will be held at All Saints’ on Friday, March 2nd at 11:00 am.
A reception will follow in the Parish House.
March 4th – the Third Sunday in Lent
Holy Eucharist, Rite 1: 10:30 am
Ushers: Baily Dixon, Howard Pierce
Acolyte: Henry Sullivan
Lector: Clark McKean
Intercessor: Kay Addison
Eucharistic Minister: Lila McKean
Gospel Bearer: Catherine Perry
Counter: Leslie Preston
Vestry Rep: Howard Pierce
Coffee Host: Jane Parris
Altar Guild: Marlene Halbert
Birthdays and Celebrations
February 28 – Kay Addison
March 1 – Joel Rexford
Parish Prayer List
To add or remove names, contact one of the following:
Harry Sullivan at (803) 276-0007 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Neal Prater at 833-1545 or email@example.com
Please pray for: Mikell & Hal Stribling; Charlotte & Dillard Hill; Terri & Kenny Murphy; JoAnne Rains; Helen, Lisa & Lori Wicks; Mary Barrus; Devon Stewart; Gordon Locatis; Ron Elson; Harriet Monahan; Charles Lyman Bates; Barbara Anderson; LeAnn Watson; Esabelle Davies; Ted Watson; Danny Snow; Edna Guthrie; Art Alloy; Virginia Sides; Whitney McDuffy; Andy Andrusko; Steve Halbert; Mary Odell; Bo White; Algie Grubbs; Ian Pearson; Nicole McAlister
Repose of the soul of Dale Rains and Pete Hooper
ALL SAINTS’ NEWS:
THE NURSERY is now available for those who wish to use it.
THE FIRST SUNDAY OUTREACH OFFERING is taken up at the close of the service on the first Sunday of each month. The March offering will benefit United Ministries of Clinton.
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. An order sheet is placed in the church and in the parish hall. Buy some for yourself—and some to give as gifts! There are also a few ornaments and wall art still available. 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.
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