Weekly Announcements May 13, 2018

All Saints’ Episcopal Church Newsletter, May 13, 2018
God in all things, people of all kinds.
Vision and Mission Statement
Vision Statement
We, the community of All Saints’, endeavor to live the love of Christ, as we embrace and serve all of creation as one family.
Mission Statement
1. To become a community of people who worship together and live the Gospel of Christ to the fullest.
2. To become a community of people who practice the Baptismal Covenant and respect the dignity of all people.
3. To become a community of people who, on a daily basis, welcome, empower, and equip one another for the individual ministry to which one is called.
4. To become a people who incorporate the best from the past, embrace the best of the present and prepare for a better future.
Gentleman’s Shower
Join us for a gentleman’s shower honoring the recent marriage of Casey and Jose’. Sunday, May 20th from 2:30-4:30pm at All Saints’. Casey and Jose’ are registered at Millyn’s and Wal-Mart.
Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

Please join us on May 20th between the 8 and 10:30 services for a pancake breakfast, hosted by our youth, to raise money for summer camp. There are nine kids attending camp this year from All Saints’! If you would like to sponsor a child please make your checks payable to All Saints’ with Camp Mitchell indicated in the memo line and place them in the offering plate or drop them off in the church office.

If your child is interested in going to camp this summer, please fill out an application form on the Camp Mitchell Website, https://www.campmitchell.org/
If a scholarship is needed, please fill out the form on the Camp Mitchel Website. https://campmitchell.formstack.com/forms/youth_camp_scholarship_application
Host Family Needed fro Student from China

A graduate student from Arkansas Tech is interested in being part of a host family over the summer in hopes of improving her skills in conversational English. If you may be interested in hosting this student and would like more information, please contact Stan Lombardo.

Teri’s Vacation
Teri, our Priest-in-Charge, will be out of town from Sunday evening, May 13th, until Wednesday, May 23rd. If you have a pastoral emergency, please notify the office or Deacon Kaye.
Vacation Bible School
It’s time again to assemble the crew. This year’s theme is “Shipwrecked” and All Saints’ is hosting! July 22nd-25th.
Sunday, July 22nd with Registration 4:30 – 7:30
Monday and Tuesday July 23rd-24th 5:00 – 7:30
Wednesday, July 25th Closing Program (Families Invited)
To Register as a Volunteer, Click Here
To Register your child, Click Here. 
*Please print and return this forms to the All Saints’ Office or Mail to 501 S. Phoenix Ave. Russellville, AR. 72801

Volunteer Opportunities:

 
Adults:

1. Decorating and Clean-up

2. Registration.
3. Crew Leaders and Crew Helpers (Pre K – 1st Grade, 2nd – 3rd Grade, 4th -5th Grade)
4. Games
5. Snacks
6. Crafts
7. Daily Bible Lesson

Set up On Friday 20th and Saturday 21st

Teens (13-17 years of age):

1. Group Helper, Pre K – 1st Grade, 2nd – 3rd Grade, 4th – 5th Grade

2. Game Helper,

3. Craft Helper

4. Clean Up
5. Opening and Closing Program.

*Question Call Kimby Tackett 479-747-3757 or479-968-3622.

Bishop’s Visit, August 12, 2018

Bishop Larry R. Benfield will pay his yearly visit to All Saints’ on August 12th. If you would like to be confirmed or received into the Episcopal Church, or if you have any questions at all, please contact Rev. Teri.

The Letter of James
The Wednesday Morning Bible Study is beginning a study of the letter of James. This short book of the New Testament is thought by many to have been written by James, the brother of Jesus. It is an exhortation to moral behavior within a Christian community, a piece of religious instruction. Bible study begins at 10 am in the Faith & Reason Classroom, and all are welcome to attend.
Do you enjoy coffee and snacks on Sunday morning? Every Sunday a wonderful offering of snacks is provided by volunteers from the parish. These snacks, provide a welcoming environment for visitors and parishioners alike. We are always seeking new volunteers to bring snacks, so if you would like to join in please Contact Marcia Van Horn. (479) 967-4215.
Bee Report!
Bringing bees back to The Edible Churchyard: DONE! Thanks to donations of $250 and to Beekeeper Doug finding a swarm to collect we are able to cover expenses for the Bee Reboot with funds left over. We’d like to leave the extra dollars in the EC fund for future bee and garden expenses. Thank you! Suzanne for The EC, our Live and Learn Garden
Neighbors Table
Join us for our weekly meal served from 12:00-1:00 PM
Thanks to those whose generosity helps us serve delicious, nutritious meals every Saturday.  We continue to welcome newcomers to Neighbors Table nearly every week.  Please remember Neighbors Table in your prayers.
Volunteers are welcome to join the teams on Saturdays from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM or for a couple hours during this time to help prepare food, serve or clean up after lunch.  Schedules and dates are listed on the sign-up white boards in Sutherland Hall.  Anyone with questions or would like to serve in other ways contact Sue Hastings-Bishop at shastingsbishop@gmail.com or by phone 231-349-3671.
 
Team Leaders and Members for May 12:  Sue Hastings-Bishop (AS Lead), CIP, Chrystal and Leah, LDS Missionaries (2) 
 
Team Leaders and Members for May 19:  AS Lead (Need one person) and Central Presbyterian
Remember In Your Prayers
Weekly Prayers:
Larry and Lois Amundson, Joy Anderson, Jeffery Sherman, Martin Guerrevo Castillo, Bill Post, Pam Van Horn, Bobbie Hlass, Aaron Tackett, Lillian Tweed, Braden Lambert, Cabine, Joyce Desiderio, Sarah Keech, Leanne and her children, Sara, Lisa, Carlin, Donna, the Malone family.
 
Long Term Prayers:

Sandy Britt, Susan Shelton, Matthew Hlass, Nancy Smith, Don Lee Sr., Gib Bewley, Tom Munson, Jim Tischhauser, Robert Woods, Barbara Johnson, Dr. Allison Hodge-Selig, Mark Brandhorst, Alison Millsap, Caleb Judd, Aja Estes, Bobbie Edwards, Irene Thuston, William Gillum, Anne Hartschlag.
Weekly Service Times

Sundays: Holy Eucharist 8 & 10:30 am
Spiritual Formation on Sundays: 9:00 am
Sunday School 9:00 am
EfM 2:00 pm

Activities During the Week

Mondays:
 AA Meeting 12:00 noon
MOPS 9:00am (2nd Monday)
Tuesday:
 Healing Prayer by appointment
Comfort Zone 12:30 (1st Tuesday)
Yoga 5:30 pm
Wednesday:
 Fit Girls 5:30 am
Bible Study 10:00 am
Daughters of the King 4:30 pm. (1st. Wed.)
Diabetes Support: 11:00 am (2nd Wed.)
Holy Eucharist 6:30 pm
Choir Practice 7:15 pm
Thursdays:
 Community Market 4:00 pm
Fridays:
 Fit Girls 5:30 am
AA Meeting 12:00 noon
Saturday:
 Neighbors Table: 12:00 noon

Contributions Statements: Please Check
Your contribution statements are now available online anytime you want to check on the fulfillment of your pledges or contributions. Click on the MEMBERS tab to login to your account. You will find all your gifts separated by designations on the giving tab. Please go to http://www.allsaintsrussellville.org.
All Saints’ Episcopal Church
501 South Phoenix Avenue
Russellville, AR 72801
479-968-3622
www.allsaintsrussellville.org
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