THIS SUNDAYS READINGS: Psalm 98, Romans 2:1-11, Matthew 6:5-13
RIVER’S EDGE SHARING GARDEN AND CAMPUS CLEAN-UP THIS SUNDAY- The River’s Edge Sharing Garden will be holding a garden and campus clean-up this Sunday following Spiritual Formation hour. Dress for the weather and come help us grow! Contact Patty Champion or Cindy Carter for more information.
MISSIONARY JACK MELVIN VISITING THIS SUNDAY- Jack Melvin, missionary in Honduras is visiting with us this week. Jack will also be visiting with some of our Home Groups during the following week. Take whatever opportunity you can to welcome Jack to All Saints and learn more about what is happening in Honduras.
ADULT SPIRITUAL FORMATION TODAY- Sunday morning Adult Spiritual Formation will continue this morning in the lower hall immediately after our worship service. Canon Ross will present the third of a four week series on some of the themes and highlights of St. Paul’s “love letter” to the Philippians, with an emphasis on how St. Paul’s exhortation to that community relate to our lives today.
A PROCLAMATION OF THE RESURRECTION IN THANKSGIVING- PJ Corson and her family invite the All Saints church family to join them in celebrating the life of Sheila Mary Waldman (PJ’s mother) next Saturday, November 23 at 11:00 AM at All Saints Anglican Church.
AMESBURY COUNCIL OF CHURCHES LAY PERSON AWARD AND ECUMENICAL THANKSGIVING SERVICE- Patty Champion will be receiving the Lay Person of the Year Award given by the Amesbury Council of Churches. We invite you to join us to thank her for the many ways that she blesses All Saints and the Amesbury Community. The award will be given in the context of the Thanksgiving Service on Sunday, November 24th at 3pm at the Seventh-Day Adventist School, 285 Main Ave, South Hampton, NH 03827. Rev. Ross Kimball will be giving the homily. If you are able to make cookies, brownies, finger desserts for this event, please e.mail the Parish Office at email@example.com
SAVE THE DATE- UPCOMING ADVENT CELEBRATIONS (Please note: Adult Spiritual Formation will resume in January)
November 24th- Amesbury Holiday Program: We will have the opportunity to pray for Karen Parody and the Amesbury Holiday Program- a program that helps provide gifts for children and families in our community. Consider taking a tag to pray for and provide a small gift for an Amesbury family.
December 1- Advent Wreaths: Join us for making Advent Wreaths and an Advent devotional with Rev. Susie Skillen following the morning service. Please RSVP at the back of the church or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to request materials to make a wreath or just come and enjoy the devotional. Invite your friends and neighbors! If you can help out with this event, please contact the Parish Office- help is needed.
December 8- Celebration Sunday: Join us for a warm meal and fellowship following the morning service in Lower Hall.
December 22nd- Greening: Join the Altar Guild following the morning service to help green the church in preparation for Christmas. A light lunch will be provided.
Christmas Eve Service- December 24th, 4pm: Join us and invite family, friends and neighbors for a special candlelight service to celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ.
BISHOP ANDREW'S "WATCHWORDS" - Are you looking for a daily word of encouragement- you can subscribe to the Anglican Diocese of New England "Watchwords" from Bishop Andrew Williams here: http://www.ad-ne.org/
PASTORAL CARE AND PARISH NEEDS- In this season of transition, Canon Susie Skillen will be serving the All Saints family as pastoral liaison. If you have a pastoral need, please e-mail Canon Skillen at Susie.Skillen@allsaintsamesbury.org or Fr. Lance Wiliams, pastoral care coordinator at email@example.com. All other matters of inquiry, can be e-mailed to the parish office at firstname.lastname@example.org.