All Saints Newsletters

All Saints publishes two newsletters regularly, which keep members and visitors informed about what is going on. 

  • Grace Notes is a weekly short email newsletter (see below), focusing on what is happening in the upcoming few weeks.  3-4 pages.
  • Calling All Saints is a periodic longer news publication, distributed by email and by postal mail, with longer pieces that cover recent milestones and events, and more detail on the major upcoming events of the season. 8-16 pages. Back issues are online in the Document Archive

Please download a sample issue of these newsletters to see what we're up to!

In addition, we have several brochures that describe our church, our community ministries, our volunteer opportunities, and the ways people can help the church.

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                                                            GRACE NOTES

 

                    March 12, 2015                                                                                 Volume    VIII.3.2
  
  

Putting Christ’s Love into Positive Action

 

Worship –Spiritual Life & Intimacy with God – Outreach – Partnership in Ministry –

Inclusion & Friendship

 

 
 
 
LENTEN ADULT FORUMS.  The exciting series of Adult Forums for Lent continues after the 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. services in the Fireplace Room.
 
Introducing Centering Prayer - March 15 and 22.
Beth Wigen will lead a two-part introduction to Centering Prayer.  On March 15 Beth will present a brief history of contemplative practice in the Christian tradition and will discuss how Centering Prayer is related to that practice.  She will include a couple of exercises in anticipation of the forums on March 22, which will address the “mechanics” of Centering Prayer.  What is it?  How do you do it?  What if it’s not working?
 
LECTORS:  LESSONS for Sunday, March 15, 2015

First Lesson:   Numbers 21:4-9

Second Lesson:  Ephesians 2:1-10 

 
BAY CHORAL GUILD:  MUSIC FOR HOLY WEEK  *  Sunday, March 15 - 4:30 p.m.
A wonderful concert of a cappella music for Holy Week awaits us! Distinguished director Sanford Dole will survey wonderful music from earlier centuries by Gesualdo, Byrd, Lassus, Weelkes, to contemporary music by Messiaen, Mealor and Tavener. From Palm Sunday to Maundy Thursday to Good Friday to Easter Vigil and Easter Day, this will be a wonderful prelude to our liturgies! Tickets will be available at the door ($25, $20, $6 for students) or in advance (with ordering fee) at www.baychoralguild.org.
 
 
VOICES OF MUSIC: Steffani Stabat Mater  *  Thursday, March 19 - 8:00 p.m.
Tickets just $5 with Advance Online Purchase
The early-music phenoms return with a Baroque masterwork performed by some of the finest singers in the Bay Area, including Paul Elliott, Jennifer Kampani, Clifton Massey, and John Bischoff, as well as internationally known string masters Elizabeth Blumenstock, Kati Kyme, and others. A second work, the oratorio "Vanitas vanitatum" by Carissimi, will also be presented. Directors David Tayler (archlute) and Hanneke van Proosdij (organ) provide the foundation. We are pleased that the group is again offering our parishioners the incredible price of just $5! You must order online by Wednesday, March 18, at www.voicesofmusic.org. At checkout, use the discount code cmstef.
 
 
CHORAL EVENSONG FOR LENT  *  Sunday, March 22 - 4 p.m.
Join us for our next Choral Evensong! The Evening Canticles will be from the Short Service by late Tudor master Orlando Gibbons, featuring "decani" and "cantoris" divisions in the choir. (Side-to-side choir stalls of traditional Anglican collegiate chapels and cathedrals, including Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, create a wonderful "stereo" effect.) The anthems will include "Like As the Hart" by Herbert Howells (1892-1983) and a very recent piece by Fraser Wilson, "Thou Evermore of Evermore," based on a traditional Scots Gaelic prayer. As always, a lovely reception hosted by Joan and Jodi Scherer will follow the liturgy. Invite your friends and family!
 
 
 
PENINSULA WOMEN’S CHORUS  *  New Music for Treble Voices  *  Saturday, March 28 - 4 p.m.
The annual festival returns to All Saints (for the eighth time!), with the finest youth and women's choruses filling our glorious acoustic with sound. The newest addition to the program is Vox Femina from Los Angeles, directed by Iris Levine. Tickets are just $20 (in advance with ordering fee at www.pwchorus.org) and students are FREE!
 
 
CONTINUING THE CONVERSATION  -  Thursdays, 8:10 AM to 10 AM
All Saints’ Episcopal Church, upstairs in the Education Building
Energized speakers and Interested community members discuss a variety of interesting and relevant topics facing our community.  All are welcome to attend.  Coming topics include:
 
TBD -  Courtney Gillepse from Gilead on access to medicines
TBD - Jessica Holmes from Agenta Advisors on the future of health care 
Mar 26 – Angel Barrios and Jonathan Garcia from Head Start
 
 
LIFE LINE SCREENING : What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You!
If you are age 21-80 learn your risk for developing 6 different chronic diseases
$3 out of every $4 spent on healthcare is for treatment of chronic disease
Better lifestyle habits can help prevent 80% of heart disease and 90% of type 2 diabetes
The 6 for Life Health Assessment measures your risk of developing 6 chronic diseases, including heart disease, congestive heart failure, stroke, diabetes, COPD and lung cancer.  A customized report will determine which risk factors contribute most to your disease risk and are within your control to change.  Finger-stick blood tests along with biometric measurements are included with this assessment.
All Saints’ Episcopal Church will be hosting a Life Line Screening preventive health event on Tuesday, March 24, 2015.
 
Protect your health by registering today for the 6 for Life Health Assessment for $79. Call 1-888-653-6441 or visit www.lifelinescreening.com/community-partners to schedule your appointment.  Take control of your health, knowledge is empowering.
 
 
CALENDAR
 
 
MARCH
 
12 Thursday
7:00 AM Men’s Breakfast: PH
8:10 AM Continuing the Conversation: YR
10:00 AM Art Workshop:  CF
 
13 Friday – Parish Office Closed
7:00 PM French Film Club Movie:  PH
 
14 Saturday
9:30 AM Altar Guild: CH
7:30 PM CBS Benefit Concert: CH
 
15 Sunday
8:00 AM  Holy Eucharist: CH
9:15 AM Adult Forum: FR
10:00 AM Godly Play Sunday School: Rm 21
10:00 AM Holy Eucharist: CH
11:15 AM Adult Forum: FR
4:30 PM Bay Choral Guild Concert: CH
 
16 Monday
 
17 Tuesday
7:00 PM Vestry Meeting: CF
 
18 Wednesday
 
19 Thursday
8:10 AM Continuing the Conversation: YR
10:00 AM Art Workshop:  CF
8:00 PM Voices of Music: CH
 
20 Friday – Parish Office Closed
 
21 Saturday
9:30 AM Altar Guild: CH
 
22 Sunday
8:00 AM  Holy Eucharist: CH
9:15 AM Adult Forum: FR
10:00 AM Godly Play Sunday School: Rm 21
10:00 AM Holy Eucharist: CH
11:15 AM Adult Forum: FR
4:00 PM Evensong and Reception: CH, PH
 
23 Monday
 
24 Tuesday
 
25 Wednesday
 
26 Thursday
8:10 AM Continuing the Conversation: YR
10:00 AM Art Workshop:  CF
 
27 Friday – Parish Office Closed
 
28 Saturday
9:30 AM Altar Guild: CH
4:00 PM Peninsula Women’s Chorus: CH, PH
 
29 Sunday – Palm Sunday
8:00 AM  Holy Eucharist: CH
9:15 AM Adult Forum: FR
10:00 AM Godly Play Sunday School: Rm 21
10:00 AM Holy Eucharist: CH
11:15 AM Adult Forum: FR
 

 

  

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