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2210, 2019

Upcoming Events, Week of October 27, 2019

October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blog, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

THIS SUNDAY'S READINGS: Ps 84, 2 Tim 4:6-18, Luke 18:9-14 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 pastoralcare@allsaintsamesbury.org. All other matters of inquiry, can be e-mailed to the parish office at office@allsaintsamesbury.org VILLAGE OF CHURCH FAIRS, NEXT SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND- Join us as we join our Amesbury neighbors in the Village of Church Fairs, Saturday, November 2nd.  Help is needed Friday and Saturday for making soup, decorating, hosting, set-up and clean-up. Please set this day aside to welcome our neighbors during this community-wide event. For more information, contact Patty Champion at patty.champion@comcast.net or Janet McBrien at janet.mcbrien@gmail.com. Please sign-up at the back of the church or HERE link in the weekly e.mail. SAVE THE DATE: ADNE SYNOD, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16th- On Saturday, November 16, the Anglican Diocese in New England will hold its 11th annual Synod: Always North. Holy Eucharist will be held at 10:00 AM and a lunch for all who have registered will be served at noon, followed by Ministry updates and highlights from around the diocese [...]

2210, 2019

A Special Thank you!

October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blog, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Dear All Saints members, The ESOL class, which was started at All Saints Church with Patty Champion has now officially migrated over to Amesbury High School. We have two teachers, Deb Hewey and myself, MaryAnn Wilson. We have nine students enrolled making up two groups- Beginner and Intermediate. Our textbook is called Confidence and Connections. Thanks to your generosity, we have been able to continue the tradition of providing small snacks and social time in the break. The students love having food and socializing. They are already forming connections with newcomers to Amesbury in just two weeks. The $200 you gifted us can also be used if someone doesn't have money to buy a text or register for the class, and field trips.  Please feel free to stop by Amesbury High School and visit new and old friends. Fall classes are from September 11, 2019 to November 13, 2019 in room 112.  Thank you again for your gift. It is very exiting to be continuing the work that you started.  Sincerely yours, MaryAnn Wilson , Amesbury High School ESOL teacher 

1810, 2019

Welcome Home

October 18th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Weekly Reflections|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Dear friends, This Sunday we conclude our series, “Welcome Home” by revealing more about the heart and disposition of the older brother in Jesus’ parable of the Prodigal son. Is it possible that Jesus told this parable, deliberately including two brothers because he knew that both brothers live inside each of us? If this so, then this parable will also reveal how our heavenly Father responds to each part of us. Please do continue to be praying for the All Saints family and the vestry as we traverse together this season of transition and discernment. In this past week, the All Saints Vestry began the process of discernment by considering the ADNE Canons that serve to guide us through these waters and establishing an increased commitment to pray. Your Senior Warden Chris Sherratt and I will be keeping you posted on a regular basis as the discernment process unfolds. I would like to also take this opportunity to thank everybody who is leaning in and serving in so many different ways to keep us moving forward as the life and ministry of All Saints goes on. It remains a privilege to share in this season with you. In His great [...]

1810, 2019

Upcoming Events, Week of October 20, 2019

October 18th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

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 pastoralcare@allsaintsamesbury.org. All other matters of inquiry, can be e-mailed to the parish office at office@allsaintsamesbury.org VILLAGE OF CHURCH FAIRS, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND- Join us as we join our Amesbury neighbors in the Village of Church Fairs, Saturday, November 2nd.  Help is needed Friday and Saturday for making soup, decorating, hosting, set-up and clean-up.  If you are interested in holding a table as a vendor, please contact Janet McBrien. We still have room!  Please set this day aside to welcome our neighbors during this community-wide event. For more information, contact Patty Champion at patty.champion@comcast.net or Janet McBrien at janet.mcbrien@gmail.com. Please sign-up at the back of the church or HERE link in the weekly e.mail.   MINISTRY LEADERS LUNCHEON, THIS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20TH- Ministry Coordinators, we are looking forward to the conversation about our life and ministry together. Bishop Andrew and Mother Susie will be leading us in a follow-up conversation.  A light lunch will be [...]

1110, 2019

Re-introducing: The Rev. Can. Brian Bethke

October 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Weekly Reflections|Tags: |0 Comments

Dear friends, It is such a privilege to share in this season of transition with you. I find myself continually reflecting on your extraordinary history as a church family. You are the community that the Lord entrusted with a million-dollar painting because He knew He could trust you to spend every cent on ministry in the increase of His Kingdom. In your history is a wonderful season of healing prayer where many received remarkable healing in the Lord. You are the church family upon which the Lord has established an entire Diocese and I know that you have sacrificed much in this self-giving process. With all my heart, I truly believe that the Lord desires to encourage, bless and honor you as we seek His leading for the future. He has set His very great hope in you. To that end I am extremely grateful to everyone who is leaning in and working hard to keep the ministry of All Saints going and indeed thriving. I also want to extend the warmest, heartfelt welcome to all those who have recently joined us. We are made richer for your presence. Welcome home. May I take this moment to re-introduce you to [...]

910, 2019

Upcoming Events, Week of October 13, 2019

October 9th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

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 pastoralcare@allsaintsamesbury.org. All other matters of inquiry, can be e-mailed to the parish office at office@allsaintsamesbury.org As a kindness to our new Bishop and to new members of the All Saints Church family, it would be much appreciated if we could help by wearing name tags during our morning services. Ushers will have materials available as you enter.  VILLAGE OF CHURCH FAIRS, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND- Join us as we join our Amesbury neighbors in the Village of Church Fairs, Saturday, November 2nd.  Help is needed Friday and Saturday for making soup, decorating, hosting, set-up and clean-up.  If you are interested in holding a table as a vendor, please contact Janet McBrien. We still have room!  Please set this day aside to welcome our neighbors during this community-wide event. For more information, contact Patty Champion at patty.champion@comcast.net or Janet McBrien at janet.mcbrien@gmail.com.  Please note: We are postponing our annual November All Saints party to a [...]